1. SHADOW FAX has scope to do well, has distance in favor, had done well last Mumbai season and is due for a win. EXODUS won on photo after finishing on, has never raced over a mile before. TRAHERNE is a genuine tryer, raced well last time, may get the mile at low weights.
SHADOW FAX(2) -WIN
2. GAZINO is half brother to SECRET FLAME and has been well prepared. SANDALPHON is from an aged sire, the half brother to SAN MARTINO is working well. SERENO is from an ordinary sire but the dam is speedy, the half brother to SERENITY has lacked preparation. SOLO MISSION has been in tracks the longest, the half brother to JUST BY CHANCE is in fit condition. PRETTY PEACH is from a precocious dam and is looking in forward condition, looks good to fight out. ROTTERDAM is from a good sire but dam has been a disappointment, she is half sister to SANCY, has tracked well, may be tried or may take a dive as some from this trainer.
ROTTERDAM(8)/ PRETTY PEACH(7)-PLACE
3. KNIGHTS QUEST appears to be the trier from this trainer as he is a nice bred and is being urged in tracks. SIR DESMOND is a nice bred brother to IN THE SUNRISE who is looking forward in tracks and impressed in gates. RITZ was pulled in last run, is tracking fine. SIR SONG has won over this distance races ago, is down a lot in scales, may upset.
4. SPEEDO has a weak rider repeating, may do well. BENEFICIAL impressed in last fighting run, has a chance to win. PROMINENCE is tracking regularly. SHINNING NOON came up well in maiden run, is from a decent sire. SUSSEX PRIDE has never been pushed in a race so far.
SHINNING NOON (9) / SPEEDO (2)-PLACE
5. GOLDEN ECLIPSE won close home, has penalty to beat.HONEY DEW went down as a no show after heavy betting, no explanation for such a bad show, does not appeal for now . PETRONIOUS had impressed a lot in his preparation at Pune, did not race?, is a nice bred who looks fit. KOOKABURRA is a failed favorite, runs with hope.
KOOKABURRA(9)/ HONEY DEW(2)-PLACE
6. BIG SUR is from a good sire and a well performed mare, has been prepared. COLLEGIUM is from a black type mare, has been tracked.EXCELLENT HEART is from a disappointing mare, horse has been most regular in works, belongs to an owner who does not have clean credentials, rider has pulled for him before. MAJESTICAL is half brother to good type SOLANGE and has appealed in gates and tracks. TEXAS GOLD ran a fine race and will compete well.CERRADO was a late finisher who looks much improved.
CERRADO(9)/ TEXAS GOLD(8)-PLACE
7. MASTER OF BALANTRAE won under a half hearted ride in maiden run, is bound to improve, is a nice bred, the dam had run 2nd in Indian 1000 G. STAR COMRADE won fighting and has a better rider today. THUNDER DOWN UNDER disappointed in last run, may be he was packed from infamous stables.ABU AL BUKHOOSH may do well in this class.
MASTER OF BALANTRAE(3)/THUNDER DOWN UNDER(6)-PLACE
8. ROCK IN RIO was given a soft ride, may do well in lower class. ZADORA who did well has the rookie repeating for a try. BARYSHNIKHOV was not on job in last run, has a weak rider now. FURIOSA is working well.
ROCK IN RIO(1)-WIN