SIDE WINDER FOR NARASHIMHARAJA TROPHY

Thursday, February 27, 2020


BANGALORE      RACES


1.
DON’T BREAK THE RULES has run well under a weak rider in last two essays, has been tracked.
HAWKING has been worked well and has a try rider.
ELITE AGENT from a second string trainer has age on side, no tracks etc.
FLICKA has been kept in training for ages, the owners can afford to pay bills for more than 3 years and the horse does not earn, may place.
MAYURANA is an ordinary one who has been very well prepared for the race.
VARSHA is the older horse who has been fine tuned in the last month or more, is down in scales.

MAYURANA(8)-WIN

HAWKING(4)/VARSHA(9)-PLACE.

2.

TYTO ALBA has been shown gates , has poor form, earlier runs in higher class are pointers, may be tried.
LIMATO was a notable runner in last outing when he recovered well from a bad start to finish strongly.
ANAKIN has been nicely worked and
 has a useful rider switch, is still a maiden who has mostly raced in sprints.
TURF PROSPECTOR warmed up well to win. Will be tied in such form.

LIMATO(6)-WIN

ANAKIN(8)/TURF PROSPECTOR(9)-PLACE.

3.

BELLATOR is shaping up impressively in tracks , is from a decent sire and has the good rider to run well in maiden appearance.
GOLDEN VISION has pleased in preparation , the half brother to OLYMPIC HERO has come to hand.
SHANAEY ran a lead in race but could not sustain against BORN QUEEN,has pleased in tracks, is from a non winner dam.
WELCOME SURPRISE is another ordinary bred who led in till overwhelmed by VIOLIN.
PERFECT IMAGINATION is a rare case of trainer being interested in youngsters progress, he is known only for older horses, this one is looking good in tracks, is from a freshman sire.
RULE OF ENGAGEMENT from a top sire but an ordinary dam has the benefit of a run.

BELLATOR(1)-WIN

SHANAEY(4)/PERFECT IMAGINATION(9)-PLACE.

4.

SILVER SWIFT is from unreliable connections, has been pulled earlier when backed.
POLAR EXPRESS is half brother to LESREL ,has been given runs, tracks show fitness and will be tried today.
TOROSANTO is an ordinary bred who is notable in tracks.
SUN SPLASH impressed in finishing on to CAESARS PALACE, should score at low weights.

SUN SPLASH(9)-WIN

TOROSANTO(5)/POLAR EXPRESS(3)-PLACE

5.
HAFNIUM needs to be supported again under this rider, is due for a win, was beaten at the post last time.
FICTIONEER goes over amicable distance with a try rider.
LE MARC won as a good thing and has impressed in gates, should repeat.
KING CREOLE is an ordinary one on whom the foreign rider repeats.
HIDDEN SOLDIER is from the last batch of the greatest sire of our times, can still earn before retiring in current form.
GOODWILL WARRIOR ran a forward race against COSMIC FEELING, may be tried.

HAFNIUM(1)-WIN

LE MARC(3)/KING CREOLE(4)-PLACE.

6.
SIDE WINDER ran a fine forward race under this rookie last time, has been shown gates.
MEGA IKON from a low level trainer has a handicap chance, has been tracked since bleeding last time.
BIG BOON surprised in last outing, steps up in class.
KNOTTY OAK went all the way untroubled because the favorite CAVALIERE with John on top was not on job and was being held back  deliberately, will look to repeat.
ROYAL RESOLUTION has the handicap but has not been sighted after the last run.
SPANISH BEAUTY with the stables second string rider can trouble the favorites, is working attractively .

SIDE WINDER(2)-WIN

KNOTTY OAK(6)/SPANISH BEAUTY(10)-PLACE.

7.

CAVALIERE appeared to have been compromised in last run as favorite, now runs over extending distance, not likely to make it.
SHOW GIRL is on the up, ran on last time.
CRACK OF DAWN ran a fine 2nd to MIGHTY RED with a very weak rider earlier, should score in this modest set up.
AFERPI was not allowed to raise a gallop in last run, has a better rider today.
SAINTHOOD steps up in class after  FINISHING ON WIN.

CRACK OF DAWN(4)-WIN

AFERPI(6)-PLACE.

8.
DESERT COMBAT was shaping up nicely but simply stopped , may be he sensed that stable mate KING OF THE SAND ta much better rates was finishing on, has a most unreliable rider on top and hence need to be ignored.
MR HUMBLE is the failed favorite who is appealing a lot with speedy tracks, allowance rider has a good chance to redeem last failure.
ICONIC PRINCESS placed for first time in last run and placement of the rider is a strong indicator.
SHES STYLISH has low weights, last run has brought her on.

MR HUMBLE(2)/WIN

DESERT COMBAT(1)/ICONIC PRINCESS (10)-PLACE


DAYS BEST=== MR HUMBLE

PENSE E FOR BAHRAIN TROPHY

Wednesday, February 26, 2020


MUMBAI RACES 


1.

JULIO CESARO was ridden out hard and finished in money, has weight to carry.
JUDY BLUE EYES recorded an all the way win over RESOLUTE and is excelling in tracks, should repeat.
FALCONETTE from the bunch of  trainer Lagad s horses has impressed in track, has not won since last two years.
PILATUS is the oldie at low weights, had won years back.

JUDY BLUE EYES(4)-WIN

FALCONETTE(5)/JULIO CESARO(1)-PLACE.


2. 

SANDALPHON is from a very non performing trainers yard, has been well tracked but he expects the horse to carry the rookie all the way, step up in distance is steep.
HIGHDARE is the younger horse who is from a well bred dam, has a good chance over this trip under the stronger rider now, has been given a mock.
WALK THE TALK was taken to lead in last time and could not stay,the dam has not been able to produce any notable horse , this one  is in fine fettle in tracks and note the good rider today.
MR HONEY has fair form and gets a better rider now, has often run suggestive races over distances, may upset.
BIG BEN ran a fair race running 3rd to TASMAN earlier, may be tried.

MR HONEY(6)-WIN

WALK THE TALK(3) /HIGH DARE(2) -PLACE.


3.
SAFDAR is the only horse in this field who has won over this trip in class III, has a rookie on top, can warm up.
AQUARIUS went merrily all the way under this rider for a comfortable win in lower class, will step up the pace.
KALINA won as a good thing in last run, is maintaining form in tracks, looks to repeat.
IT’S A DEAL finished well under the work jockey who repeats.
ARRECIFE needs a stronger rider , may also need more ground.

KALINA(6)-WIN

IT’S A DEAL(8)/AQUARIUS(5)-PLACE.
4.
BOLD LEGEND is a nice bred for staying type races, has been well worked upon , the half brother to black type OPHION should run well.
LIVE BY NIGHT ran green yet was a notable 2nd to MISS MUFFET, will fight out with the foreign rider on top.
SALVO ran a pacy forward race but was easily trounced by GIANT STAR, ideal trip may be 1400 m, has tracked notably.
MELANIA is half sister to good type MERITOCRACY, is pleasing in tracks.

LIVE BY NIGHT(4)-WIN

SALVO(5)/BOLD LEGEND(2)-PLACE.


5.

HEADWAY was sacrificed in last run to accommodate the stable mate KILDARE  for win, has good speed and is working beautifully.
HIDDEN GOLD surprised with a late surge to upset in last outing, rider repeats.
NAMAQUA flopped after a forward run, has hardly been tracked.
COPPER QUEEN set the pace but was beaten at the post, has tracked well.
TURMERIC TOWER has low weights and distance is ideal.

HEADWAY(1)-WIN

COPPER QUEEN (8)/NAMAQUA(4)-PLACE.

6.
DAGGERS STRIKE is an ordinary bred half brother to JUGGERNAUT, has tracked well,
MONARCH is a decent bred brother to CAVALLIERE , has a try rider for a suspect stable, may improve upon ordinary runs.
FINALIST is showing off with best tracks, the half sister to SUBLIME should run a fighting forward race.
MENNILY has been given a run, is a well bred half sister to black type CHASE YOUR DREAMS, is tracking nicely.
PENSE E has pleased in tracks, had run a suggestive 3rd to AIR BLAST earlier.

PENSE E (9)-WIN

FINALIST(5)/MENNILY(7)-PLACE


8.
AME is a forward racer but does not appeal at this handicap.
OFFICER IN COMMAND had finished well in last run and has been well tracked, should fight out.
AMERICAN ODDYSSEY is still a maiden, ran a good forward race against GRAND ARCHITECT, has impressed in tracks .
IMPERIAL HERITAGE ran a forward mock, has not won for long, will be tried here.

AMERICAN ODDYSSEY(4)-WIN

OFFICER IN COMMAND(3)/IMPERIAL HERITAGE(11)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST==JUDY BLUE EYES


ASHWA MUDRIKA AND NEW MOON APPEAL MOST FOR SOHNA MILLION AND HRC CUP RESPECTIVELY

Tuesday, February 25, 2020




DELHI RACES AND  KOLKATA SELECTIONS


1.
ASHWA MAHIKA is half brother to TIMELESS DEEDS and appears to have come to hand, tracks are good and he should run well.
BLAINE is very ordinary bred who has benefit of easy rides, has impressed in latest track and gets try rider.
RAIN FOREST is from a dam who was a non winner in racing, sire needs no introduction, horse has pleased in tracks.
SHES MY HEART was taken to front but could not last out in maiden run, looks improved in tracks.

BLAINE(3)-WIN

ASHWA MAHIKA(2)/RAIN FOREST(5)-PLACE.


2. 
PLAYER had beaten THE CHEETAH earlier, the later ran a mighty race in the Derby, hence this horse can win here if intended even under the second string jockey.
SEA HORSE had left many punters infuriated since the owners had pulled the repeated cheating trick very popular in our country , stopping the better horse to benefit on the doosra, FARNCO was made to under perform and this one won easily, which horse will be tried today is anybody’s guess, owners get another chance to play the villain.
SPECIAL FIGHTER has the try rider but is not a miler, doesn’t compare well as well.
UDAAN is ideally placed on scales to spoil the party, has age against LEAVES had finished well, goes at low weights.

SEA HORSE(4)-WIN

UDAAN(7)/SPECIAL FIGHTER(6)-PLACE.



3.
MISS BLUE FAIRY has fair form but does not appeal against younger horses when conceding weight.
SPARTAN X is for sharper sprints, does not appeal under this rider known for giving runs mostly.
MISTER SHAO has scope to improve under the good rider, has not been tried this season.
TESORO failed badly when backed nicely last time, ran on after the winner BLAVATSKY was well clear.
GIRL POWER has not been ridden out so far in runs, is down in scales, has scope to upset.

MISTER SHAO(5)-WIN

TESORO(9)/GIRL POWER(14)-PLACE.

4.

MASTER STOUTE went merrily all the way at good odds in maiden run , looks a decent type who should do well.
ASHWA MUDRIKA from a decent sire has run 2nd to good type ASHWA VIRRAT , the half brother to FOTOGENIC  has excelled in spurts.
TOO GOOD is from a freshman sire but a non performing Danzig dam who has thrown ordinary ones only, may need more time and distance for effect.
ASHWA KAHIRA is tracking well, the half sister to CASTILLIAN  should be watched.
WAKEFUL who was backed down as a good thing took a fly jump, I often wonder why the heavily backed ones and under good riders do so, remember EL CAPITAN doing the same since he was quickly backed down under tons on money, any way this ordinary bred has been scrubbed in tracks and should run well.

ASHWA MUDRIKA(2)-WIN

MASTER STOUTE (2)/WAKEFUL(13)-PLACE.


5.

BLAVATSKY has fair form and will be ridden out at this age.
LOVELY BOY was ridden out but veered out after the urn, rider repeats.
OSCAR NOMINATED is a fine sprinter who has come down in scales with runs over extending distances, should score in this group, has been worked well since last improved run.

OSCAR NOMINATED(10)-WIN

LOVELY BOY(7)/BLAVATSKY(5)-PLACE.

6.
RANN VIJAY closed up well in last run, has a better rider and can be tried.
ORALIE is sparingly raced and should improve upon the last forward run.
PRINCESS BEAUTY is tracking well, ran on from the bend in last run, has a try rider.
NICHE CURRENCY has a wide draw, has a try rider at low weights.

ORALIE(11)-WIN

PRINCESS BEAUTY(12)/NICHE CURRENCY(14)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST==ORALIE



KOLKATA SELECTIONS

1.

COLD FRONTIER(2)-WIN
GOLD BOND(3)/CAIDEN(1)-PLACE.

2.

POPCORN(3)-WIN
SILVER KING(1)/ELUSIVE WAVE(5)-PLACE.

3.

HAPPY RETURNS(3)-WIN
ASMITA(1)/BAY CRUSH(9)-PLACE.

4.

FENCIA MIST(2)-WIN
COURT JESTER (1)/SANTANA(3)-PLACE

5.

MANZONI(7)-WIN
EASTERN CROWN(5)/PELION(1)-PLACE.

6.

NEW MOON (7)-WIN
PERPETUAL WINNING(6)/RIQUEWHIR(12)-PLACE.

7.

SUMMER AIR(7)-WIN

EL MULANO(14)/SAN REMO(9)-PLACE


DAYS BEST=  FENCIA MIST


GOOD CONNECTION FOR ALCOCK ARABIAN MILLION

Monday, February 24, 2020


HYDERABAD      RACES



1.

AMYRA is from a good sire, is half brother to TAKE FIVE, faded out after leading till the distance post, rider repeats.
CHUCKIT is an ordinary one, has not won despite so many runs, may improve.
FASHION UNIVERSE is a failed favorite, is average bred half brother to ZAFRAN, faded out after a forward run, has been tracked well and gets a much better rider.
LIFE TIME is from a non raced dam, had run good forward races at this venue,flopped at Mumbai, has scope to place.
SOUTHERN PRINCESS is a well bred from the Golconda Derby winner, the half sister to ASTOUNDING BAY was ridden by a weak rider and kept far too back early in the race, should score now.

SOUTHERN PRINCESS(13)-WIN

LIFE TIME(11)/FASHION UNIVERSE(10)-PLACE.




2.
KIMBERLEY CRUISE has been running decent up front races, has scope under the rookie.
MAHIRA has a capable rider but poor form.
SEA WOLF has age on side, ignore last run, had run a good finishing race against BLAZING SPEED earlier.
SPICE UP made up places and ran close to SECRET COMMAND, may do well if tried.
KHAN SAHEB is down a lot in scales, ran an improved race last time.

SPICE UP (8)-WIN

KIMBERLEY CRUISE(3)/SEA WOLF(7)-PLACE.


3.
PRIME GARDENIA is a decent bred who is working well, ignore maiden run.
VIJAYS SIMHA is brother to good type VIJAY SINGHAM, has impressed in gates.
BEAUTIFUL LUV is a sharp sprinter who faded out in last run, is ordinary bred.
ROYAL ROMANCE is from an ordinary bred dam but a nice sire, had finished well under strong handling in last run,has been worked.

ROYAL ROMANCE(12)-WIN

VIJAYS SIMHA(5)/BEAUTIFUL LUV(6)-PLACE.

4.
CITY OF BLOSSOMS came up with fluent strides to win comfortably, has top weight today.
AYUR SHAKTI disappointed with a flop run last time, may be considered for the age and suitability of trip.
LOCKHART put in a fluent gallop to close in on the leaders in last run, faces youngsters here.
MAHASHAKTI is a well bred who can repeat in current form.
STAR OF TIARA has poor form, distance is ideal but runs too soon after a weak run.
TIGER OF THE SEA has low weights, can fight out with a forward run.

MAHASHAKTI(4)-WIN

CITY OF BLOSSOM(1)/LOCKHART(3)-PLACE

5.
RASIKA steps down in class and has an allowance rider,her only win had come over the mile.
A HUNDERD ECHOES is full sister to LUCK ISABELLA, has come to hand with last improved run.
RECUMBENTIBUS has the rider repeating after a useful outing, has not won for long.
LONDON BRIDGE needs another chance, was ridden a bit casually last time, odds may not have suited.

LONDON BRIDGE(10)-WIN

A HUNDERED ECHOES(4)/RASIKA(1)-PLACE.

6.
ARTISTRYY is a fine stayer ran a decent 2nd to KESARIYA BALAM.
RENO STAR is basically a sprinter. Has the foreign rider on top , had finished on interestingly over the mile in last run.
BRAVE WARRIOR goes with a proper rider today, distance suits.
NOVA SCOTIA has run suggestive races, is a well bred who has low weights.

NOVA SCOTIA(11)-WIN

ARTISTRYY(1)/RENO STAR(2)-PLACE.


7.
GOLDEN HOPE had won in this class earlier in the season, may be tried.
ASHWA ARJUN went merrily all the way under this rider for a comfortable win, has to beat the penalty, looks tough.
VASHISHTA had run a good 2nd to ALLISTON in earlier run, was kept not on job last time, has a fine chance today.
AVANTIKA may improve upon last run.
ALTA VITA came up well in the home run in last run, has not won for a long time.

VASHSHTA(3)-WIN

ASHWA ARJUN(2)/ALTA VITA(9)-PLACE.

8.
GLADSTONE could not be positioned well by the weaker rider and lost as favorite, has scope to redeem with a front run.
BRUSH THE SKY goes over ideal distance, ran a good finish to STARBOY last time.
MAXWELL is the younger horse who had run a suggestive race in PROMISE OF HAPPINESS’s win, ignore last non try run.
SPUTNIK comes into good contention based on last two forward runs.

GLADSTONE(1)-WIN

SPUTNIK(9)/MAXWELL(7)-PLACE.

9.
ASHWA BRAVO put up a dazzling show to win going away, rider repeats, looks far better than the earlier produce FIRE FLAME of the prolific producing dam.
COMMITED WARRIOR is a well bred full brother to GUARNERIUS, has to get the extra distance after a fighting win.
BISATE was ridden out to nab the runaway MARK MY DAY , will fight out.
GOOD CONNECTION is a top bred sister to WELL CONNECTED and APACHE SUNRISE, runs after ideal break and has been kept in shape.

GOOD CONNECTION(7)-WIN

ASHWA BRAVO(2)/BISATE(6)-PLACE.

10.
PROMISE OF HAPPINESS pulled off a fighting win at good odds, looks tough for repeat due to the penalty.
WOOD BRIDGE was shaping to win when beaten on the wire, has  a stronger rider now.
CURCUMIN was the one who was cruising home with a splendid finish in the same race, has penalty to face.
RHINE is a keen one who jumps from a wide draw, has been consistent.
BOMBASTIC has a useful rider switch, may oblige at these weights.

BOMBASTIC(14)-WIN

WOOD BRIDGE(3)/CURCUMIN(4)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST=== GOOD CONNECTION

FOREST FLAME HAS THE CREDENTIALS TO BAG THE MULTI MILLION

Sunday, February 23, 2020



MUMBAI NIGHT  RACES 


1.

GAZINO has always been ridden out hard, has top weight as a stopper.
LA MAGNIFIQUE has not won for long, 2nd to INTENSE STYLIST earlier was a fighting run, ran better than JOPLIN in earlier outing.
SILVER FLAMES was well ridden and defied the handicap to contain the challenge of JOPLIN, moves up in class, is young horse who is on the up.

LA MAGNIFIQUE(2)-WIN

SILVER FLAMES(3)-PLACE

2. 
FAN FARE had gone down to POWER OF THOR in a fighting finish earlier, horse has the form and rider to be favoured here.
ROGUE ONE has not been tried this season, was taken to front and eased off in last outing, has the credentials to win if intended by the unreliable owner.
GOLD MEDALIST finished late against ITHACA, will find distance a bit of bother.

ROGUE ONE(3)-WIN

FAN FARE(2)-PLACE.

3.
EL CAPITAN is full brother to FLAMING MARTINI, the dam has given black types SITARA and CHIEF OF COMMAND,both runs have beeb suggestive, has the rider switch.
JOAQUIN appears to have inherited speed from his maternal grand dam DANCING DREAMS, ran a good forward race against GOLDEN OAKS, is working impressively.
MARKET KING was a notable finisher to SKYFALL,, is half brother to EXCELLENT GOLD.
NORTH STAR is from the freshman local sire but an interestingly bred non raced dam, the trainer has really worked well on this one and though the field is classy, yet he has to be a worthwhile contender.
PEPPER has been nicely prepared by the non performing trainer.
RISING SUN ran a disappointing race last time as favourite.
VIRASAT is nice bred half brother to SATTELITE, has been well worked.

EL CAPITAN(1)-WIN

JOAQUIN(2)/MARKET KING(3)-PLACE.

4.

AIR BLAST showed a nice turn of foot in maiden win, is half brother to the top horse MARIINSKY, let down followers by loosing out at Hyderabad.
GIANT STAR left a fine impression by winning over a mile easily in maiden run, impressed in mock and is in fine fettle in tracks.
GOLDEN OAKS from the bloodlines of classy PALAZZIO, won impressively in last start, does not compare well as he was well beaten in earlier run.
CALIFORNIA is from the class performing dam, impressed a lot in last win with rider looking back long way from home, has been showing out with fluent morning displays.
FOREST FLAME has won both starts in emphatic way with plenty to spare, is full sister to MYSTIC BAY, should be the one to be favoured.
LOMBARDY is the other one with double wins who now tackles the local well breds here.
VIOLIN ran away in a sharp sprint, has much ground to cover , is from a good sire.

FOREST FLAME(7)-WIN

CALIFORNIA(6)/GIANT STAR(3)-PLACE.

5.

RAINBOW TROUT is in fine form, lost close home to KAREIGA, is on the up.
SULTAN SULEIMAN from an ordinary stable has gone down in esteem with poor runs in big events, now returns to class races and will try to regain lost form.
MY PRECIOUS is the older horse with a good rider.
SASAKWA was a late yet catchy finisher to REVELATOR, has a useful rider switch.

SASAKWA(5)-WIN

SULTAN SULEIMAN(3)/RAINBOW TROUT(2)-PLACE

6.
HIGHLAND LASS came up well in last run against SLAM DUNK. Has a rider switch.
GODS PLAN is tracking well, has a try rider, form is poor.
PROPERLY POSH ran a notable race and lost at the post, rider repeats.
FREE GOLD would have gone on after winning the GSP Million last winters but the trainer has not been able to handle the well bred and maybe today is the day the horse could shine under the good rider.
MS BOSS continues to be ridden by the foreign rider, runs have been below par, may surprise.

FREE GOLD(6)-WIN

HIGHLAND LASS(1)/PROPERLY POSH(4)-PLACE.

7.
WHITE RIVER is full brother to Pune Derby winner PIONEER, has not been able to come to hand, after months of training now appears racing fit.
PAOLITA does not appeal yet, has been shown gates.
PEZULA had run on board at Pune, is from a decent bloodline and has been worked since last poor run.
PERIWINKLE had run a suggestive 3rd to AUSPICIOUS  at Pune, has been given a run here and has been worked regularly.
REGAL SHOT is the oldie who has come to hand with last run and may surprise under the good rider.
SANDRAS SECRET is looking improved in tracks, is yet to show out.

REGAL SHOT(7)-WIN

PERIWINKLE(5)/PEZULA)3)-PLACE.

8.
ECCLAIR was a non tryer last time over the mile, comes into reckoning form the runs last  season at this venue, has a good rider against a field for the taking.
HONOURABLE EYES finally got the winners tag at this age in a dead heat, should not be considered to repeat.
DIVIJA is tracking fine.
GOLD MEMBER has scope to place,has been kept in trim.
HIGHLAND WIND is the older maiden who has come down a lot and has scope to do well.

ECCLAIR(1)-WIN

HIGHLAND WIND(9)/GOLD MEMBER(4)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST==ECCLAIR




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