1. NUT CRACKER has been a disappointment in her runs, has boast able parentage with the top sire and broodmare sire and has the best trainer, yet only staunch Shroff fans may back her over this distance. DANSE DEBONAIR is winner of 6 races, can stay, has been folding up in last 14 runs since last win, has a fine chance today. WINDHOEK ran a forward race, will be tried. PRACS has easy weights to carry, may surprise .
2. ELYSEE surprised in her last win, is from the good sire but ordinary mare, has pleased with good tracks. JUGGERNAUT is ordinary bred, tracking fine. LINCOLN is from a very ordinary mare, but tracks are catchy. GOOFY EYES is half sister to VALIANT SPIRIT and MAJESTIC OPINION, has been prepared, sire is weak.MISS MONEY PENNY is half sister to speedy MALEFICENT, has come up in works, may surprise.
3. DUSK N DAWN ran below expectations as favorite in last run, rider repeats. THERE SHE GOES ran an encouraging race last time, has won under this rider before, distance is ideal. SUPER BOLT has been tracking since Pune, has always struggled in runs.
THERE SHE GOES(5)-WIN
4. FRINGE BEEFIT is being scrubbed in works, runs after long. CLASSICUS ran green last time, is bred in blue and the belongs to the top steward , should oblige now. DHISHOOM could not pace up when well backed last time, has impressed in tracks. LOGIC has taken months to be racing fit. SPIRIDON has been prepared, elder brother ON TIME took much time to come to hand. KITTY HAWK is impressive in tracks.
5. BOUNTY QUEEN is the only winner in this field, may be tried. SALVATORE MUNDI is a well bred who has impressed in mock, rider is average but stable has credentials. TRAVELYAN has been nicely worked on the sand tracks. UNTITLED can run a good race. GREY FLANNEL has some potential, may improve on her average runs.
TREVELYAN(4)/ GREY FLANNEL(8)-PLACE.
6. ABU AL BUKHOOSH impressed in last run finishing strongly. BENEFICILA is tracking well. SNOWY PEAKS has pleased a lot in tracks, is from a decent mare. YELLOW DIAMOND has to be backed now for her notable fighting run, is bred for speed.
SNOWY PEAKS(10)/ABU AL BUKHOOSH(1)-PLACE.
7. IRISH BAILEY is half brother to good type B FIFTY TWO and won in style, looks to repeat. FURIOUS N FAST won a fighting race and maintains forward form. TRAVIESO is looking good in tracks.GRAN PARADISO was beaten by a well executed coup and no questions asked win of F FLAME, may do well .
FAST N FURIOUS(3)-WIN
IRISH BAILEY(1)/GRAN PARADISO(5)-PLACE.
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