MUMBAI RACES 30 DEC 2007
1.IMPERIUM may not stay the trip. EARL OF WARWICK is by the sire of sires, last time he was fancied by connections before being a non starter. KEMPINSKI won finishing on, the pedigree will like the distance.
EARL OF WARWICK-KEMPINSKI
2. RING BEARER is pretty consistent. TOOFAN MAIL was heavily wagered on and got beaten close home, looks good on paper. SARA JAHAAN is being steadily bought down, may surprise.
TOOFAN MAIL-RING BEARER
3. GAEA is a useful stayer who may like the stronger rider. WORLD WAR THREE is quite consistent over this trip. NITROUS has run with classic hopefuls, may go all the way. DREAMING has been very solidly prepared, the distance is ideal.
4. AMARANZA finished on as a notable 3rd last time. THE RIGHT MAN was an eye catching 3rd in one of his runs this season, the rider is better today. ARABIAN POWER may place.
AMARANZA-THE RIGHT MAN
5. SUCCESSOR managed to hold on as a hot favorite as KIARA was not in the race initially, later she could not match strides with the very impressive RED ROMEO . The tracks are very good. QUEENS GUEST has the very impressive sprinter blood lines & knowing the panache of the owner for big & well endowed events all have to beat her. SYNERGETIC may improve.
6. COUNCIL OF THE GODS has not been able to win despite being favored last two times, may be C Rajendra can hold his early keenness. RED CLOUD is coming down the scales. FAIR TACTICS has been blazing the tracks. HERE COMES THE DON may warm up to it.
FAIR TACTICS( days best)-COUNCIL OF THE GODS-RED CLOUD
7. DIEGO RIVERA was a surprise winner last time who retains form, may stay the trip. GRUEZI has been the most improved four year old, may find it difficult to defy the penalty. DREAM DESTINY has been well prepared. HUGO BOSS looks good on handicap, can place. SPINOZA was a notable runner last time. MOUNTAIN BEAR is one of those who is going to surprise soon.
DREAM DESTINY-GRUEZI-HOGO BOSS
8 HEIFITZ has the potential to improve, his first run was very suggestive of his potential. ARKHOS is a useful handicapper, may be tried. CARLOS was a good 2nd to SCHNELL who later trounced the field in higher class. OYSTER PRINCESS maintains form.
9. ASCELIPION has run close to better horses, the tracks indicate preparedness for the winning effort. GYPSY QUEEN may run a forward race. CHIEF’S WARRIOR was once 2nd at Pune . RAGE OF ANGELS was a good 2nd despite a slow getaway. VARUN appears improved in tracks.
ASCELEPION-VARUN-RAGE OF ANGELS
MUMBAI RACES 30 DEC 2007
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 11:58 AM
BANGALORE RACES 29 DEC 2007
1. GLORY BOUND is full brother to speedy trio of BECKHAM, YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL & RED MULLET. The tracks are impressive. PRINCE VILLE is half brother to Bangalore Derby winner Fantabulous King, the sire is average. He ran on board under a work jockey & now with the top jockey atop, all have to contend with him. SOLITARY CHAMP& RARE & PRECIOUS have the benefit of useful runs. The later appears better in tracks also. SEVEN STAR is working well. FELICITAD is OK in tracks.
PRINCE VILLE-RARE & PRECIOUS-GLORY BOUND
2. COUELLE may exploit weight allowance .YOU & I has been prepared by Appu himself in tracks, will run well. LAND OF SMILES & LATIN TWISTER are at low weights in this very poor field.
YOU & I-COUELLE-LATIN TWISTER
3 ARABIAN MEMORIES was an impressive winner who is neutralizing the handicap with an allowance jockey. BRAVE ARJUN has run with better horses. KEMROCK is a failed favorite. CALLISTA is blazing the tracks, the choice of rider by this non performing trainer who is not doing any justice to his owner is most intriguing. R Marshall will only ride out if KEMROCK is not in business.
3. FLAMING LAMBHORGINI was given a poor ride by the rider last time as it was not in the fray. The horse should win comfortably if ridden well. ALLONIA has been prepared 7 given a run. ALCHESAYE retains form. LORD OD ILLUSSION was a good 2nd & is tracking well. MY FRIEND PAUL had beaten L OF ILLUSSION comprehensively in their maiden run.
FLAMING LAMBHORGINI-LORD OF ILLUSSION-ALLONIA
4. IMPERIAL VIEW has run on & off , his 2nd to Derby contender SOUTHERN CHARGE is noteworthy. FAIRYTALENDING is working pleasingly ,can upset. STAFIRE won a hard ridden race, maintains form. DARE DON ran out of gas last week, may not place.
5. ASCOT LADY lost out after looking like a winner last time, the stronger rider may punch her through. REGAL MUSIC is in fine form. KORPORATE is impressive in works. TURBO BABE has come down a lot. ZAFAR is tracking well ,should place. KIOKO was a forward runner last time.
ASCOT LADY-ZAFAR-TURBO BABE
6. GIVE ME THE MONEY has been well prepared. SANGINI is an ideal place candidate. CANDANCE is consistent, may be on board again. INDIAN SWIFT has been sharpened up.
GIVE ME THE MONEY-SANGINI-CANDANCE
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:07 PM
BANGALORE RACES 28 DEC 2007
1.NON STOP CANNON is by speedy CHILLI LADY, may improve on his maiden run. ONE has a staying pedigree, the dam having won over 1800m, the tracks are OK. ANNA’S QUEST is by a very average sire, but the tracks are very suggestive, can win in this unprepared group. ORIGINALITY is top bred, with benefit of a run it may win if tried.
2. PRET A PORTE is showing out on track but very sharp on handicap. SOUTH STAR has often failed under B Prakash, the better Irish jockey may get that bit extra. SWIFT FIRE may not stay. ARABIAN KNIGHT was an impressive 2nd to WONDER SMILE, looks good here.
ARABIAN KNIGHT( Days Best)-SOUTH STAR
3. MAAHI VE has been consistent, the rider will be all out on it .COMMAND PERFORMANCE has been scrubbed on the tracks right through Mysore season and is working well, can place. EVERYTHING NICE is tracking well. DON’S DELIGHT was good in gate practice, it comes much better than C PERFORMANCE on handicap.
DON’S DELIGHT-MAAHI VE-COMMAND PERFORMANCE
4. DIAMOND HUNTER is a good type sprinter, his late 2nd to PASTICHE puts him in reckoning. UPPER CRUST may not be able to defy the penalty. SUGAR BLAZE lost out narrowly last time, the tracks are noteworthy & handicap very suggestive.
SUGAR BLAZE-UPPER CRUST
5. SCIMITAR ran well at Hyderabad amongst better rated horses & comes into reckoning in this class. BLINK is impressive in tracks & will like the distance, his Mysore Derby run puts him in contention here. VAN DER STAR may like the drop in distance. SOUTHERN CHIEFTAIN was hard ridden 2nd last time, appeals on pedigree.
6. ON A ROLL placed both times, can win. SPECIAL GESTURE is by a non performing sire, may place. SHE’S SPECTACULAR is showing out in works. LITTLE SPLENDOUR is speedy, will like the trip.
ON A ROLL-SHE’S SPECTACULAR-LITTLE SPLENDOUR
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:34 PM
DELHI RACES 28 DEC 2007
2. PROTECTION( Days Best)-ARABIAN TIGER-CUTE N COOL
3. DEGAS-RED CAT-COCO CHANEL
4. CAPTAIN PLANET-STORMING SUCCESS-SOLITARY MAN
5. MADAM MAJESTIC-SHOW OFF-STROKE OF BRILLIANCE
6. GOOD IDEA-SUPER TROOPER-BRAVE EFFORT
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 9:55 AM
MYSORE RACES 27 DEC 2007
1. dancer’s wave(days best)-kar o bar-eona
2. glitter as gold-I wanna fly-fathers glory
3. regal winner-bold promise-blood stream
4. ride and shine-mr majestic-royal mirchi
5. pal joey-berkley square-worth a gold
6. hero’s dominance-thunder on- time is life
7. snap dragon-matter of opinion-winfoot
8. lyra-outoforder-high tower
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:12 PM
MYSORE RACES 26 DEC 2007
1. CLASSY BABE-ACTIVISTO-RIGHT FANTASY
2. GOLD GRID-THIRD WORLD-COMBE BASSETT
3. EDEN-RED EMBLEM-DREAM OF SUN
4. PLEASER-WINNING ATTITUDE-ROYAL EMBLEM
5. GLINT REVELATION (Days Best)-ZABDIEL-FAMOUS FOR FREE
6. SANDOKAN-MIDSUMMER STAR-THURSDAY NITE
7. ESTRELLA-BELLEZZA-ARTIST WAY
8. ROYAL ASSAULT-FEEL MY HEART-MIAMI GOLD
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 10:39 AM
MUMBAI RACES 25 DEC 2007
1. VICTOR has been given a run, the rider is strong. SUDDEN IMPACT has improved a bit. KAI has a foreign jockey and has not been exposed on the track like other horses of this trainer, may run well as the breeding is OK.ARABIAN HERO is at an ideal handicap to upset. CASUAL LOOK has been an expensive failure so far, but the grapevine suggests it was not on job as a favorite at Pune.
CASUAL LOOK(Days Best)-VICTOR- ARABIAN HERO
2. TEASER is always finishing on the board. JOLTEON has been given a mock race, may run well. FLYMETOTHESTARS & GANADOR have a slight chance each. GREY STORM appears to be Antia’s horse for the day though the distance is a bit sharp for this winner of 4 races.
3. SPIRITUAL FLAME &STAR CRUSADER had run close over 1800m, the later is bred to stay. MILES AND MORE thrashed the relatively weaker field last time, all have to beat this Razeen gelding. CITY TAMER appeals on handicap & preparatory works, will go close.
MILES AND MORE-CITY TAMER-STAR CRUSADER
4. R Shaikh failed to get home on RISING EMPEROR, today he gets a chance to redeem himself astride the elder brother RISING WARRIOR.PACE MAKER is in form. FANTASY LAKE may surprise. SEPIA TONE has been prepared.
RISING WARRIOR-SEPIA TONE-PACE MAKER
5. WAFADAR has not earned anything for this betting owner over more than two years, the bills must be hurting. This horse had last won class two with 61 Kgs & Gallaghar on top at Bangalore. The irish jockey is an indication that it may be coup horse against some fancy favorites. GENERALLISIMO was a good 2nd last time, can win. SCHNELL won start to finish last time, it is beating EVATINA in tracks. FESTIVE LIGHT may exploit the weight advantage. The presence of four runners from N Lagad’s stable makes this a tough race.
6. MATATA PRIDE is eye catching in works, this half brother to KANTHARA & GAEA will like the trip also. CROWN PRINCESS is a failed favorite , should improve. GOLDEN SKY has been shifted along with some other hopefuls from Bangalore to have a tilt at the richly endowed races at Mumbai, the tracks are suggestive for this half brother to the good type BOLD FAITH. NORA is partly owned by MAM , the mare FREE RADICAL was a good 2nd in Poonawalla Million. The filly is tracking very well.
MATAT PRIDE-NORA-CROWN PRINCESS
7. SANGOMA is well bred & looks like it has come to hand. URBAN WARRIOR may not stay. HOUSE PERFECT will like this trip. TARA’S BULBA may get into a galloping mood.
SANGOMA-URBAN WARRIOR-HOUSE PERFECT
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 11:51 AM
BANGALORE RACES 24 DEC 2007
1. CINDY GIRL-CHOYA-GIRL NEXT DOOR
2. AGASSITZ-PLUM PUDDING
3. BLISS-SURPRISE PACKAGE-EVENT HORIZON
4. INDIA SHINING-HAWAAIN SUNRISE-DARK TAN
5. WOMAN ON TOP( Days Best)-PERFECT TRIBUTE-CHIQUITITTA
6. WESTERN COMMAND-MYSTIFIED
7. STANZA STARRY-ALYCIAA-ADORABELLA
8. SUNNY COLOURS-PINAAKINI-SPARK OF ELEGANCE
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 10:52 AM
DELHI RACES 24 DEC 2007
1. REAL QUEEN( Days Best)-LITTLE MASTER –YALE
2. TOKAIDO-SPECTACULAR WIN-DREAM DEBUT
3. THE PRAETORIAN-VISION REMAINS-DREAM DEBUT
4. TRINITY-LAST’NIMPRESSION-RUBY ROSA
5. INTRICATE-HIGH COMMISSIONER-AVTAAR
6. GRACE-GASTRONOMIQUE-SNOW DEER
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 10:18 AM
MUMBAI RACES 23 DEC 2007
1.WALKING TALL won well & can repeat under the strong rider. VERY BONAFIDE won in a poor set up, the pedigree is average. SOLID BLACK got surprised last time, may win. TRUE ELEGANCE has low weight & a try jockey
WALKING TALL-SOLID BLACK
2. TIGRESSE NOIRE is working well. KA CHING has the benefit of an easy run. FLASHING FLAME can place. EAGLE MOUNTAIN is a failed favorite.CHAR DIN appears improved.
KA CHING-EAGLE MOUNTAIN-TIGRESSE NOIRE
3. PREMIER DIVA will like the distance, it is working pleasingly. BUENOS AIRES is well bred, working well & may be able to win under the strong rider. BINEE was an eye catching 4th to EKOFISK at Pune. HISHAM may place.
BUENOS AIRES-PREMIER DIVA-BINEE
4. PASSION IN THE PARK has been prepared well, may run well. JAZZEGO has the fast breeding to improve . TE QUERO is at an ideal handicap to upset in this set up. FULL THROTTLE is speedy and may win at long odds.
FULL THROTLE-JAZZEGO-PASSION IN THE PARK
5. FANTASTIC FURY is working well, will be tried under the strong rider. LIVORNO is working well , should run well. RED INDIAN will run a good first race. FREDERICIA likes the distance.
RED INDIAN-FANTASTIC FURY
6. LIGHTNING BOLT is a failed favorite. STAR GESTURE appears to have over come his niggle, should easily beat this group. ARABIAN SPEED may try to upset. SUDARSHAN CHAKRAM got beaten on the post last time.
STAR GESTURE-SUDARSHAN CHAKRAM- ARABIAN SPEED
7. INSITE SOUL has been prepared after the run , the pedigree is attractive. DAFFODILS has a speedy pedigree. PALME DOR is showing out in works. TOP ROMANCE has a precocious pedigree, the tracks are good, the draw bad. VANTAGE is working well.
INSITE SOUL-TOP ROMANCE-PALME DOR
8. DANCING DIVA may go all the way as she is fast. ENCELADUS has the turn of foot to catch them all in the straight. PAMPERRED PRINCESS is a very fast filly. MAJOR ROBERTS had won well.
ENCELADUS-DANCING DIVA-MAJOR ROBERTS
9. OYSTER COVE has been suggestive in his previous runs. RUBEN STAR has beaten this lot before & can still do it. BEYOND BELIEF comes out better on handicap , it got surprised last time. STAR CONQUEST is a good type who is slowly returning to form.
RUBEN STAR-BEYOND BELIEF-STAR CONQUEST
10. MASTER PLANNER has a poor rider but can surprise. MODESTY appears to have lost interested in racing. TRIBAL WARRIOR ia an aged horse who has come down in class. FRONTIER MAIL can win at this handicap. DISCOVER may place
TRIBAL WARRIOR-FRONTIER MAIL-DISCOVER
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 11:40 AM
BANGALORE RACES 22 DEC 2007
1. CART WHEEL has been well prepared, the pedigree is fast. GLORIOUS PRINCESS , a half sister to speedy SPINOZA is impressive in trials. SPIRITOFEXCELLENCE is half sister to LIVORNO, the sire( ALDEBURGH) has not been retained & taken out of breeding after only one crop. SPARK OF ISIS is moving well in trials.
GLORIOUS PRINCESS-SPARK OF ISIS-SPIRITOFEXCELLENCE
2. REPLENISH & STAR NEWS ,both placed first time in their careers in theirlast respective runs hence should be interested. RETRO QUEEN was impressive in gates & work at Mysore . JAYA MASI, A MAIDEN AT 5 MAY PLACE.
RETRO QUEEN-REPLENISH-JAYA MASI
3. ROYAL CHIEF is by the most successful first time sire, has been prepared. ROYAL AMBER is notable in tracks. SUPER SHA has been prepared by this very jockey over a period of time , should be in with a chance. REFLECTION OF GOLD will try to win up front as it ran green last time.
ROYAL CHIEF-SUPER SHA-REFLECTION OF GOLD
4. LIVING FREE is down a class. BORN BEAUTY is speedy, has been prepared. SIMPLY DANGEROUS has weight advantage. WHISPER VALLEY won start to finish last time before being relegated, the jockey is strong.
WHISPER VALLEY-SIMPLY DANGEROUS-BORN BEAUTY
5. FREE GLIDER has been working very well, the last run was suggestive. JEDI KNIGHT was a surprising & easy winner. BALLERINE GIRL is pleasing in tracks. ILLUSSIVE GIRL has the weight advantage.
FREE GLIDER-ILLUSSIVE GIRL-BALLERINA GIRL
6. STONE OF DESTINY is a game horse ,is impressive in work. MY TURN is a game handicapper, has been well prepared. DARE DON was a hard ridden 2nd last time.
MY TURN-STONE OF DESTINY
7. HOLD THAT TIGER has come down a lot. CASCABEL is a failed favorite. STAR OF EXCELLENCE was easy in his last run against some of the fancied ones running together again. RAPIDO GONZALES can go all the way.
HOLD THAT TIGER-CASCABEL-RAPIDO GONZALES
8. RAIDER’S SON is well bred & prepared for the day. CIMMARON has been well prepared. MANGALYA PRARAMBH has been eye catching in most of his tracks. SUNNYLAND fought out and lost last time, may do well again.
RAIDER’S SUN-MANGALAYA PRARAMBH-SUNNYLAND
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:15 PM
DELHI RACES 18 DEC 2007
1. THUNDER STRUCK has been well prepared. FANTASIA BURINO who placed 4th in her maiden run has a good chance. JANIE JAMUN, a most confusing or mis- spelt named horse ran well enough in her maiden run. YOUNG ANNA a full sister to JEDI KNIGHT was an encouraging 4th.
YOUNG ANNA-FANTASIO BURINO-THUNDER STRUCK
2. DUKE ELLINGTON has come down, needs more distance. CLEAN BOWLED has placed in last five runs. LOVELY GUERDON is capable of upset. MANJHLE NAWAB is well prepared, should win if backed.
MANJHLE NAWAB-LOVELY GUERDON-CLEAN BOWLED
3. RUBY ROSA has been grilled on track, should be in the fray. Dingle has won in higher class down under but lacks form. He should not win if favorite. WIZZY NOISE is a failed favorite who can strike back. PRIVATE EYE is in good form. VISION REMAINS is at bottom weight , may go start to finish.
VISION REMAINS-DINGLE-RUBY ROSA
4. DREAM DEBUT has a strong rider. TIME WARNER is a bleeder who is tracking fast. ELEGANT FASHION was a good 2nd .
TRUSTED FRIEND is well prepared & may win in this poor set up.
TRUSTED FRIEND-ELEGANT FASHION-TIME WARNER
5. INSAAF has come to hand. DILNAWAAZ was a comfortable winner who maintains form as is evident from very fast tracks. JUST LIKE A WOMAN is getting ready to strike soon. PATRICIA has come down a lot.
6. READY TO WIN was given a doubtful ride last time, has been sharpened up. NAUNIHAL has been scrubbed during works, will be tried. REAL WISH can make a race of it if it breaks out even. SHAITAN is a failed favorite.
NAUNIHAL-READY TO WIN-REAL WISH
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 1:07 PM
Mumbai Races 16 Dec
1. KINGDOM OF LOVE won well, can place with the foreign jockey to guide. PRINCE LOCHINVA is bred for speed & tracks are impressive, will be hard to beat. KALAPUVRAKSHA is from a failure sire who is working well
PRINCE LOCHINVA-KINGDOM OF LOVE
2. VIJAI BHAVA was beaten in last stride, will be in the fray again. ENCOURAGEMENT is working well , the allowance jockey may go all the way. REFUSE TO BEND could not do much at Pune when tried. SUMMER TIME PROMISE is speedy to upset.
SUMMER TIME PROMISE-VIJAI BHAVA-ENCOURAGEMENT
3. AUTONOMY ,a brother to OLIVIA VALERE & ALL THE RAGE is showing out on tracks, all have to catch him. STAR PRESENTATION has been very well prepared & appears to be a good type as the breeding is tops. TROMOS is working well. HI DOLLY is working better than her elder sister DON’T BE SILLY, may place.
4.CALLING THE SHOTS runs once per season, appears to have problems. SAN JOSE is tracking well, the pedigree is suggestive. BEYONCE ran well in her maiden run to be supported today with a better jockey on top. XIAMEN is well bred who has not yet come to hand.
5. ABSOLUTE REALITY is working well. SUPREME FALCON is well bred. AURORA AUREALIS showed out in finishing on in her maiden run. The tracks are very suggestive as she is by the speediest mare produced in India during the last millennium. POMME DE TERRE is moving well in trials to be on board again.
AURORA AUREALIS-POMME DE TERRE-ABSOLUTE REALITY
6. SPIRTUAL HYMN was a good 2nd last time. WILD TEMPER may run on board. PILLATUS was not stretched in Pune, can win in this set up. PERSONIFIED trounced a weak field last time, has worked well with the top colt of the stables, should win again.
7. ALVIDA was too eager & lost due to early show in the Pune Derby. All have to contend with BOURBON KING who stands out for this classic. CAIRNDHU is the only unbeaten horse in the field, can improve. CZAR ALEXANDER ran below expectations in Pune Derby, can bounce back as the distance suits him. THE HURRICANE is a good type who may make it on board. ASTREA flashed on to be overhauled by SWEEPING SUCCESS , can make it if let loose at the right moment.
BOURBON KING-ASREA-CZAR ALEXANDER
8. NAN JING was a good 2nd last time, should improve. ENGLEHART should like the step up to correct distance. SEA STORM won thrice in a row last year, can win. SURAJ has come down a lot. COTSWOLD ARMS may justify the low weight & the top jockey.
NANJING-SEA STORM-COTSWOLD ARMS
9.TOUCH THE SKY appeals on handicap. HONEY DAY won last time with Narredu, will be tried. GREEN VALLEY was a good 2nd last run. SOCORARO may upset.
TOUCH THE SKY-GREEN VALLEY-HONEY DAY
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:32 PM
Bangalore Races 15 Dec 2007
1. PROUD AS A PEACOCK is working pleasingly ,can win if jockey handles him well. AGLITTER was a reasonable 2nd last time, should place. CASINO ROYAL is being ridden by a work jockey, can place again. ASTONICAL may have needed the change of name to find the board.
PROUD AS A PEACOCK-CASINO ROYAL-AGLITTER
2. ARMAMENT has raced with classic horses, can upset. DIAMOND HUNTER is well prepared, the stable is poorly performing. LAGUNA BLUE has not been tried for long. PASTICHE won his last start handsomely, will be hard to beat.
3. BILLY BLACK JACK won start to finish, can repeat. AMAZING FOREST is maintaining form. INDIAN ARCELOR is working well. ORO NIERO may place again as he is in fine form.
4. DAMGOOD has a rookie jockey but is good on handicap. PLACEHER WELL belongs to a very poorly performing stable, may run well. DARK TAN is showing out in works. SPLENDID GLORY has a try jockey. SHE’S BIG did not run to potential last time, can win start to finish .SILVER CREST is at low weights.
DAM GOOD-SHE’S BIG-PLACE HER WELL
5. ON A ROLL ran green last time, appears improved. MARK OF GIBRALTAR has a good American pedigree, is best prepared . CLAUSEAU named after the famous French character is well prepared but belongs to a stable which is non performing one. SAFARI could not catch the favorite last time, should place again.
MARK OF GIBRALTAR( Days Best)-SAFARI-ON A ROLL
6. FREE MASON has been given a run, the tracks are suggestive. BASTIAN BAY may be out for an airing only as no pace work has been given. LIGHTNING BLUES is working fast, the handicap favors. SOUTHERN INSTINCT was a faraway 2nd, can place again. JERSEY SPLENDOUR is well bred but under performing.
LIGHTNING BLUES-FREE MASON-SOUTHERN INSTINCT
7. RIVER ISLAND has been a let down except for placing 2nd to WOMAN ON TOP in summers. MILFORD has run against good horses in black type races, appeals on handicap. LUSH FOLIAGE has been kept under wraps by the trainer whose horses have to be considered only whe MAM ‘s are not in the fray. SPORTING MASTER is well bred & has the jockey to get the maximum out of him .DOCK OF BAY won well, can be busy again.
MILFORD-SPORTING MASTER-DOCK OF BAY
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 1:06 PM
Delhi Races 14 Dec 2007
1. MUCH FASTER needs more distance. GIRLIE TALES has run with better type horses as a maiden, should win if fancied by the stable. HEAVENLY ANGEL lost out in a close finish, will be tried again. LITTLE WHITE LIES who had won as a maiden may surprise. SHAITAN goes with weight advantage.
GIRLIE TALES-HEAVENLY ANGEL-SHAITAN
2. THE PRAETORIAN has been given an easy run, has run with nice horses at Mumbai, will be hard to down. VIELLE was not stretched in last run. AL JAWAT has come down a lot. WINDFALL has been prepared.
THE PRAETORIAN(Days Best)-VIELLE-AL JAWAT
3. WIZZY NOISE has been given runs, may oblige. LOPARA is working well. SANTORINI is slowly coming to hand, the tracks are suggestive. MURBAN won start to finish, all have to catch him again.
4. MANDJI was an impressive winner over 1000m.SHAKSHAM BABE has run close to QUALITY ASSURANCE who is well regarded in juveniles at Delhi. STUNNING ROSE after an impressive win has had a set back in stables, may not run well. STRENGTH TO SUCCESS is good in tracks. DARLING LOVE has been nicely prepared, should run a good race. POLISH BEAUTY is the best bred, can improve on her maiden run.
SAKSHAM BABE-POLISH BEAUTY-DARLING LOVE
5. GREAT OVATION is very consistent. IRAWANT has been prepared well. SAM ALDO should like this distance ,can place. VEER is pretty consistent. HIGH COMMISSIONER should place.
IRAWANT-SAM ALDO-HIGH COMMISSIONER
6. PLEIAD has been scrubbed at work. ARABIAN TIGER appeals on handicap. PRIVATE EYE won well, may repeat. GO may place.
ARABIAN TIGER-PRIVATE EYE-PLEIAD
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 1:07 PM
Mumbai Races 13 Dec 2007
1. DOUBLE EASE has been prepared during Pune season & has a try jockey for first time, the distance suits the pedigree. PEACHES AND CREAM won his maiden race as a 5 year old, retains form. KEMPINSKI has a good jockey, the horse has failed as a favorite in Pune.
2. ARABIAN SPEED may break his jinx if he comes out normal from the gates, the selection of the rider is intriguing as he lost a certain race last week. COMBUSTION has speed, the distance is to a disadvantage. GAME OF POWER is a winner of 4 races & at ideal handicap.
GAME OF POWER-ARABIAN SPEED
3. NARA is nicely bred. BINEE warmed up late in his last attempt, can win. CINDRELLA MAN appeals on handicap. MUBBARRAS was a faraway 2nd last time.
4. PONYTA has always won at good odds, the jockey is an indicator. CALL TO ARMS is speedy , who won as a favorite last time. KING’S DESIRE was given an easy run, there was an enquiry. CAPRIANI has not obliged for long, the pedigree is speedy. FIREFOOT won well & has a strong rider for encore.
5. ENCELADEUS is shining in tracks, won last time strongly despite a loose saddle, will be in the fray. HAIFA VICTORY is a sparingly raced sprinter who has been prepared. COVENANT has loads of initial speed, won as an outsider last time. MING is good at handicap.. PREMIER PERCEPTION is well bred & winner of her last two starts.
6. RISING WARRIOR has had a run. OYSTER GEM has been systematically prepared. NASSEBDAR is in fine form. VICTOR is coming to hand. MEDTIA’S PRIDE lost last time due to wrong distance, appeals over this scurry.
OYSTER GEM-MEDTIA’S PRIDE-RISING WARRIOR
7. SPHINX is a game horse who has come down a class. HOME TO HOME has been given a run. PACIFIC ZONE is ready & has a positive jockey for first time in his career. LATEST NEWS or ATTIA IN SUNLIGHT may run on board.
PACIFIC ZONE-HOME TO HOME-SPHINX
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:22 PM
Mysore Races 12 Dec 2007
1. FAST COLOURS-ARMIDALE-PRINCESS CHAND
2. PROUD TRADITION-TAKE CONTROL-GREEN PASSION
3. CALLIDORA-EXCLUSIVE SPIRIT-ALYBABY
4. COLLATERAL-SWORD OF POWER-MIISEDENT
5. THURSDAY NITE-ARIBA-KING ATHLETE
6. COPENHAGEN-LYRA-BOUNTIFUL BEAUTY
7. STILTON-WITCH DOCTOR-CUSTER
8. INDIAN TECH(Days Best)-sincerity-worth a gold
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:13 PM
Delhi Races 11 Dec 2007
YALE has got an allowance jockey, can place. PIXIE LASS won the last start handsomely, should repeat in this poor lot of runners. SWING LUCKY had won under this rider, may be tried again. HOLY WARRIOR was a poor 2nd last time.
PIXIE LASS(Days Best)-YALE-HOLY WARRIOR
2. DIAMOND CUT is a consistent forward runner. DREAM DEBUT is in good form & working well. ELEGANT FASHION is speedy, will try to win from front. PRIVATE EYE has been given runs, can beat this lot as it has won a race in Mumbai over this distance. GRACE who bled in last run may improve.
PRIVATE EYE-ELEGANT FASHION-DIAMOND CUT
3. GOLDEN GUN is a forward runner who lost last two times to better horses, has a fair chance today. KERRY BLUE is well bred & nicely prepared, can win his maiden run as the mock races are suggestive. BERYL is by a flop sire but working well. YOUNG ANNA is promising in tracks.
KERRY BLUE-GOLDEN GUN-BERYL
4. COCO CHANEL was an impressive winner who can score again if handled well by the rookie jockey .IMAGE TO REMEMBER was a forward runner who is going a bit better at handicap. SENSE OF STYLE may find the distance long. PATRICIA was a non trier last time, can upset at this weight.
COCO CHANEL-IMAGE TO REMEMBER
5. CANDAVEGA has been in good form. MURBAN was out run last time, needs to be supported again. SUPER GIRL was a good winner, may find it difficult here. GANDIVA won last time when this visiting jockey had flown this side , may be at it once more.
6. CONFIDENTIAL LADY was a good 2nd last time. FAST DOSE has not yet been tried this season. CUTE N COOL is working well. AVTAAR may be in for place. STROKE OF BRILLIANCE has been in front runners in all her runs, can surprise any day.
STROKE OF BRILLIANCE-CONFIDENTIAL LADY-FAST DOSE
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:40 PM
Mumbai Races 09 Dec 2007
1. ROMANTIC SCENE has been well prepared at Bangalore, may find difficult to win here in first run. TAANUSH has been prepared ,comes good on handicap. DREAMING is likely to lead in, may hold on.
2. BLUE DAFFODILS has a speedy pedigree ,tracks are encouraging. EVIA is well bred sister to SCHUBERT. EXCELLENT STORY has a speedy breeding, works are positive. LIL MISS SUNSHINE is showing out best in mornings, will be the raging favorite, the dam has produced average crop so far. QUEENS GLORY is best bred who has been shifted in from Bangalore, likely to run a good race.
QUEENS GLORY-LIL MISS SUNSHINE-EVIA
3.ALAM SHARA appeals on handicap, may need this run. COUNCILOFTHE GODS went down fighting ,needs to be supported again. RIVER DANCER runs his first race well. SIBERIAN SIREN is maintaining form since last upset win.
COUNCIL OF THE GODS-SIBERIAN SIREN-RIVER DANCER
4. HYMN STAR may run on board as it placed first time in last run like RAVE ON .RING BEARER has a strong jockey to fight out. TOOFAN MAIL may run a forward race. LADY TROOPER appeals on handicap.
RING BEARER-LADY TROOPER-HYMN STAR
5. LAGO MEDIO is working well. PERSEPHONE was never tried at Pune ,should be in the fray today as the preparatory gallops suggest. SAMARKAND is a game horse. ROCOCO has been steadily readied.
6. STARYNESSEY is speedy. HIDDEN DRAGON is down a class. THE RIGHT MAN was eye catching in his last effort. PACEMAKER was a comfortable winner in lower class. MAZAN has a rookie jockey, can upset.
THE RIGHT MAN-MAZAN-STARRYNESSEY
7. ALVARITA is undoubtedly the best filly in the country so far. ASTREA has been beaten by ALVARITA at Bangalore, looks to be slightly improved. OASIS STAR may trouble all if it travels the distance. RAQUEL has improved with each run. SWEEPING SUCCESS is the racing baron’s hope who may place.
8. TOP ACTION is a good stayer who will run a good race under the strong rider. ABSOLUT may find the distance a bit difficult, will try to win again. EARL OF WARWICK won in a poorer lot may place now. IMPERIUM is a failed favorite like MILES AND MORE, both nave an outside chance to win.
9. JEWEL STAR was easy in last run. PRESENT GLORY is well bred & in fine fitness. STUD OF GOLD is consistent. , the tracks are suggestive. SHARP MEMORY can surprise at these weights.
PRESENT GLORY-SHARP MEMORY- -STUD OF GOLD
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:18 PM
Bangalore Races 08 Dec 2007
1. FANTASTIC QUEST has the benefit of a race run, the tracks are good, should win. FLAIR QUEEN is well bred & sister to ASIATIQUE & ASIATICUS, should run well. INSPIRING TRUST needs more distance and may be a run before winning. OPPRIMO has been working well.
FANTASTIC QUEST-OPPRIMO-FLAIR QUEEN
2. SAMRAT ASHOK was a good winner who will try to repeat in this weak set up. GLOBAL TYCOON was a fair 4th. ROYAL FILLY has won over 2000m once, may be tried. LATIN TWISTER is at bottom weight.
ROYAL FILLY-PRINCE ASHOK-GLOBAL TYCOON
3. JOIN THE PARTY is best in trials. The speedy dam had produced black type in PEACE ENVOY .TREND TRACKER may run on board. SPIRITED PLAYER is half brother to speedy MAGIC NOBILITY & MIDNIGHT ESCAPE. SOLITARY CHAMP may need more distance to get into act. FLYING FLAME is sister to LAND OF PEACE who won his first outing at Mumbai.
JOIN THE PARTY-SPIRITED PLAYER-FLYING FLAME
4. PRECIOUS ANGEL has a weak rider, may place. CANNAVARO is showing out in trials. LIFE IS WONDERFUL has been sharpened up, can upset if breaks out well from the gates.. TRUE CONFIDENCE placed for first time in racing career hence likely to be tried.
CANNAVARO-TRUE CONFIDENCE-LIFE IS WONDERFUL
5. FULL SPEED has been working regularly, can upset. STORM REGENT has spent much time in company of SOUTHERN EMPIRE at Hyderabad. EXCLUSIVE GESTURE appears to be getting into form. CARA MIA appeals on handicap & preparation.
CARA MIA-EXCLUSIVE GESTURE-STORM REGENT
6. CIMMARON is pleasing in tracks. FLAMING LAMBHORGINI has been raced in terms race and looks set to win in this class today. WELCOME BACK raced in Hyderabad and has run close to F LAMBORGHINI, should run well. LORD OF ILLUSSION is working well.
FLAMING LAMBHORGHINI-WELCOME BACK-LORD OF ILLUSSION
7. BADGE OF GOLD is the highest rated horse who has always obliged when backed. CONFIDENT VICTORY was lucky to win last time as RHAPSIDIAN SNOW came to a halt in the final stages, may not place today. SOUTHERN CHARGE appears to be cut above rest of the field, will be hard to down.
SOUTHERN CHARGE-BADGE OF GOLD
8. BEE FOR YOU has been waited with for long, the tracks are suggestive. STAR BLUE has come down a lot. WILLE WENCH can place. SUN ZONE was pulled last time. ZANGI finished on well in his last run.
ZANGI-BEE FOR YOU-STAR BLUE
9. FANAA has been prepared. AWESOME BEAUTY is in form. MOVIE QUEEN won all the way last time. BAFFLED can win if connections so decide. MAAHIVE appeals on handicap.
MAHI VE-BAFFLED-MOVIE QUEEN
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 11:51 AM
Bangalore Races 07 Dec 2007
1. HARD CASH was given a doubtful ride last time, let us see if Appu can do the trick. AMAZING FLORA has been working well. FIERY BUSSINESS has been grinded a lot on the tracks. SHE’S A DIAMOND must be having some problems as this well bred filly would not have ended up with Puttanna.
HARD CASH-AMAZING FLORA-FIERY BUSSINESS
2. SNOW PRINCE has been prepared well. The pedigree is suspect as the elder crop has done little. VOICE OF INDIA is half brother to speedy INDIA SHINING, the sire is mediocre. MAN UNITED may run a forward race unlike others from this trainers yard. SARANG has a speedy pedigree. MISS HONEY DEW has a foreign jockey, the tracks are fast. PERFECT ANALYSIS should be in the reckoning despite a poor jockey as the last run is suggestive.
SNOW PRINCE-MISS HONEYDEW-PEERFECT ANALYSIS
3. NATIONAL TRUST has been waited with and prepared, will fight out. PANCHAKSHRI led unto the distance post last time, the jockey is better today. JAZZ DANCER may improve on her last run. AUCHINLECH has been fooled around with, should score at this handicap.
4. AFEA had finished on to win last time, will be at it again. LUCKY GOLD STAR is stepping down in distance, may place. LUCKYNUMBERISLEVIN is very consistent. JERSEY POWER appears improved, the tracks are suggestive.
JERSEY POWER-AFEA-LUCKY GOLD STAR
5. WESTERN COMMAND has run with classic hopefuls, the tracks are pleasing. CHARLIE BROWN has been sharpened up well but pitched against good type 3 year olds. OUR LITTLE SAVAGE appears better than SOUTH STAR but the trainer is known to be sub survient to MAM. SOUTH STAR may live up to the hype of being a good type, the pedigree and weight are in favor.
WESTERN COMMAND-SOUTH STAR-CHARLIE BROWN
6. VAN DER STAR has not raced for long ,the injury appears to have worn off. ANGELIQUE has been well prepared. MASQUENADA will like the distance. SOUTHERN CHIEFTAIN has a pedigree that stands tall, the last win was good, will be in the fray.
ANGELIQUE-SOUTHERN CHIEFTAIN-VAN DER STAR
7.TURBO BABE has run with better animals. REGAL MUSIC was an impressive winner who will go for a repeat. SEIZE THE NIGHT may run on board. SATIN WOOD appeals on handicap, needs to be supported by the stable having a low reputation.
SATIN WOOD-TURBO BABE-REGAL MUSIC
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:42 PM
Mumbai Races-06 Dec 2007
1 TRY YOUR LUCK was a faraway 2nd to EARL OF WARWICK, she has a better jockey today. ITEM BOMB was an unwanted 3rd to ALASKAN ZONE, comes into consideration with a try jockey atop. SPARROW HAWK has been given a run. GREY STORM has come down in scales.
ITEM BOMB-TRY YOUR LUCK
2. WAFADAR has been brought down since moving here from Bangalore, the strong jockey will try to go start to finish. PEORIA is pleasing in trials. ENGLEHART is being consistently run over shorter distances.
3. ROYAL CROWN failed as a favorite on his maiden appearance. The jockey may see him triumph today though there are no tracks. SPARTA is a problem horse. BLACK DAHLIA failed last time, may improve. WALKING TALL is working handsomely.
ROYAL CROWN-WALKING TALL-BLACK DAHLIA
4. URBAN WARRIOR may find the weight & distance against him. BLOOM has been well prepared ,both at Pune & here. ALEXA is working well. KEMPINSKI is being readied for a coup. HOUSE PREFECT should like this distance.
HOUSE PREFECT-KEMPINSKI-URBAN WARRIOR
5. ABOVE ALL is stoutly bred. SLEIGHT OF HAND is a sitter if given an OK by the connections, her runs at Mumbai last year make her the days best bet. Northern warrior has been prepared. HYMN’S ANGEL appeals on low weight.
SLEIGHT OF HAND-HYMN’S ANGEL-NORTHERN WARRIOR
6. MEMORABLE DAY was a good winner last time. ECHOES OF LIGHT has been blazing the tracks at Bangalore. It was not allowed to win as a favorite as the other stable horse was on a gambling kill. It should run a good race today. MASEEHA is a game stayer. LAKE PALACE won his maiden start very easily, will be tried again.
ECHOES OF LIGHT-LAKE PALACE-MEMORABLE DAY
7. GOLDEN SPURS may run well under a rookie jockey. PURE DEVOTION has been solidly prepared. MARMARIS a well pedigreed animal may have come to hand. FRONTIER MAIL is working well
MARMARIS-PURE DEVOTION-FRONTIER MAIL
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:15 PM
1.CLASSIC ARMOUR-PLEASER-CELEBRITY ECLIPSE
2. GLITTER AS GOLD-TOBIN-CLASSY BABE
3. THIRD WORLD-RED FLAME-DREAM OF SUN
5. TIME IS PRECIOUS-BOLD SUCCESS-SNEAK PREVIEW
6. RAIN GOD-COMBE BASSETT-SIGURU
7. ECLAIRE BLANCHE-COSMIC RUN-CAFFE COFFEE
8. MINT ROYAL-ANGEL OF FAITH-RULE THE FASHION
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:45 PM
2. VIELLE-TIME AND AGAIN-FAST DOSE
3. REAL WISH –REAL DIAMOND-GOOD IDEA
4. BRAHAMPUTRA-RED CAT
5. CRIMSON RED-HIGH COMMISSIONER-VEER
6. DIVINE THUNDER-CANDAVEGA-STRIVING HIGHER
7. MURBAN-SAN JUAN-GORGONZOLA
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 1:06 PM
1. The race is confined to the first two horses. VIJAYI BHAVA , an apt name can win if kept well up with the pace. The main rider of N Lagad , trainer of V BHAVA is however riding LOVELY FEELINGS. Handicap favors this horse who ran an un extended 4th last time.
LOVELY FEELINGS-VIJAYI BHAVA
2. KA CHING was a comfortable winner last time. The owner having brought the Irish jockey for the season decides to put an aged jockey is intriguing as the horse has a good chance. PERSONIFIED who has been well prepared should find it easy in this set up. CHARDIN is likely to lead into the straight.
3. HAZELHEAD is working well. SEA STORM had run a hat trick of wins last season, the preparation & the jockey are positive signs. NANJING is a failed favorite with a claimer jockey. ALVIDA led till beaten in final stages of Poona Derby. PRIDE is working attractively.
SEA STORM-HAZEL HEAD-PRIDE
4. JUVENTUS is full brother to the fine sprinters ,ie; HOTSTEPPER,CZARINA & FLYING GLORY. He is bound to run a good race as the tracks are suggestive. RED ROMEO who is fastest in tracks and very eye catching is full brother to class I sprinter ROMANTIC FIRE. KIARA could have won last time if the jockey wanted to, all will have to beat him today. SECRET GLORY had warmed up late last time, should run an improved race.
5. NIMBLE FEAT is slowly regaining form. FANTASTIC FURY was surprised as a favorite last time. ALMANDINE was a big flop in Bangalore. BONNY LIGHT has been consistent. TOUCH THE SKY was an unwanted 3rd last run, can win at this handicap.
TOUCH THE SKY-FANTASTIC FURY-NIMBLE FEET
6. LIGHTNING BOLT was a runaway winner in both last runs, will be at it again. SIROCO has come to hand. CABINDA is suited for this distance only. MIRROR IMAGE has not been sighted for a long time after being good 2nd to OYSTER PRINCESS.
7. TOTALITARIAN is a good type horse who has a good jockey. ROYAL FLASH was a good winner last time. GAEA has run with classic horses, appeals on handicap.
8. SOLID BLACK has been solidly prepared. CATALYST has been blazing the tracks all through Pune season, must have had problems as she was not raced. ENCOURAGEMENT is encouraging in tracks. LEGAL EYE has run with better horses.
LEGAL EYE-CATALYST-SOLID BLACK
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:17 PM
1. JEDI KNIGHT , a 4 year old is the only winner in this race . He had won 1400m with this rider atop. Of the other 3 year olds, HARD CASH & CRIMSON ORCHID have been given enough tracks. HARD CASH has run close to better type horses. C ORCHID has a better sire & the rider is good. GLOBAL TYCOON who has been given easy tracks may upset.
HARD CASH-CRIMSON ORCHID-GLOBAL TYCOON
2. MAM is wrapping up all maiden races. Today PLEASANT GLORY , who is a full sister to WAHY ,& half sister to NEWFOUNDLAND is the prepared horse. ALCMENE who is half sister to APERTINI is tracking well. REFLECTION OF GOLD , a full sister to HABAT is well prepared and may go all the way. POKEMON MASTER has been on tracks for two months. SHE’S SPECTACULAR has a precocious sire.
REFLECTION OF GOLD-PLEASANT GLORY-SHE’S SPECTACULAR
3. ALEKONA has not won for long , he has a habit of showing out and doing nothing next time. The last stretch run was suggestive. BOUNTIFUL HEIGHTS & ASIATICUS are the two horses which belong to the same coterie , who have been brought down. FEEL FREE is improved after her run.
4. CASCABEL has been given a run. HOLD THAT TIGER has not been in form for long. STAR OF EXCELLENCE is working well. BADGE OF HONOR is impressive in trials, will run a good race.
CASCABEL-BADGE OF HONOR-HOLD THAT TIGER
5. CHIEF’S DREAM was an easy winner last time. ALANDRA can go all the way. STAFIRE has been denied a win for long , appeals in this company. NOBLE GUEST had won three races in a row last year.
STAFIRE-CHIEF’S DREAM-NOBLE GUEST
6. JERSEY PRIDE came off the pace to win last time. . GREEN BAX is blazing the tracks. HESPERES may find the distance short. LADY ONE is showing out in trials. MERCURIAL is a speedy 3 year old who is bound to improve with each run.
LADY ONE-JERSEY PRIDE-GREEN BAX
7. ORO NIERO who won start to finish retains form. LOOK ALIKE is working well. BRIANSTTA could not catch the winner last time, today the scales favor. GREAT CHIEFTAIN is promising in works. ILLUSSIVE GIRL a winner of last two races is bound to be in the fray.
BRIANSTTA-ILLUSIVE GIRL-ORO NIERO
8. DOCK OF BAY has been given an educative run. KEMROCK let AFEA win last time, will try to win in this company. CANDANCE comes into reckoning based on her last run. GOLDEN GLEAM has the pedigree & jockey , but no run or work since summers.
DOCK OF BAY –KEMROCK-CANDANCE
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:29 PM