CAPT COOK FOR MANOHARLAL MEMORIAL CUP

Wednesday, August 31, 2016


KOLKATA RACES

1. STUDIO FIFTY FOUR who lost badly as a favorite has not been tracked. CENDRILLON is tracking well. ARTEGAL has been given suspicious runs as favorite. KANHA struggled to pace up as favorite, earlier run was purposeful. SHIVALIK SHAKTI has run true in all runs, has low weight.

SHIVALIK SHAKTI(9)-WIN

ARTEGAL(3)/CENDRILLON(5)-PLACE.

2. MELLOW FELLOW won well in winters and has been extensively tracked in this season. WAR GAMES had run a good 2nd to COCOANUT earlier, ignore last held back run, needs good odds to run true. FLASH is down a lot in scales and working fine. SIGNIFICANT was a notable 2nd to SILKEN GRACE, looks a trier. COLOURFUL DREAMS has handicap against.

MELLOW FELLOW(2)-WIN

FLASH(5)/ SIGNIFICANT(7)-PLACE

3. SPLASH PROOF has been nicely prepared. SWEET STONE ran ahead but was nabbed close home, may be tried, needs good odds. SPALLAZANI has been given a suggestive run, looks in fine trim. MCCARTNEY has come up with last improved run, is a nice bred from a disinterested owner.

SPALLAZANI(8)-WIN

SWEET STONE(4)/ SPLASH PROOF(2)-PLACE.

4. NO MRE POLITICS has been given runs, can stay the trip for an upset. SUSHI ran a good race was relegated on objection, will get good odds today. CAPT COOK is well summered and is a good type with a scheming trainer, low odds should not force things to go aury as horse runs here first time in season.

CAPT COOK(5)-WIN

SUSHI(4)-PLACE

5. ORIENTAL ROCKY has been given scales reducing runs,goes over ideal distance now. SUPREME RULER is looking good in tracks, may improve in run. STAR ROUTE has a weaker rider today. ARION has been nicely tracked since last good run.

ARION(5)-WIN

ORIENTAL ROCKY(1)/SUPREME RULER(3)-PLACE.

6. JUPITER ran a very disappointing race last time, has a chance to redeem as he is tracking well. Oldie SERGEANT MAJOR has run keen in all outings this season, likes the cut in turf. EL CID will like the step up in distance. FLOURISHING MOVE needs to prove fitness with a run.

JUPITER(1)-WIN

SERGEANT MAJOR(3)/EL CID(6)-PLACE



7. Ignore last run of CRONOS who is basically a sharp sprinter. RAMESSES is a failed favorite with rider repeating, has been nicely worked. DREAMZ UNLIMITED has a weaker rider today after a try run. TREASURE ISLAND has been running well and has a try rider.

CRONOS(3)-WIN

DREAMZ UNLIMITED(6)/TREASURE ISLAND(10)-PLACE


DAYS BEST====== CAPT COOK

ASTER ROSE FOR DECCAN FILLIES CHAMPIONSHIP

Monday, August 29, 2016


HYDERABAD RACES

1. SURPRISE PARTY may find the distance a bit more at top weight, was well beaten last time. ELYDIAN is from a weak sire. Had won authoritatively last time in winters, has been worked regularly. LIKEWISE is from a good sire and won well to be considered for repeat. MONTEROSA has come up with last run and has the allowance rider over ideal distance .

LIKEWISE(3)-WIN

MONTEROSA(4)-PLACE

2. CITY OF HARMONY was given a laid back run last time, had beaten CHARLIE BROWN convincingly in winters at level weights, the later has been a money gulper for the punters and needs to be ignored . DANCING LEAF is a well bred who has been summered at Bangalore and will win if odds are suitable. DREAM VISION was trashed by C O DREAMS in maidens run, has penalty to beat for last win.

DANCING LEAF(4)-WIN

CITY OF HARMONY(2)-PLACE.

3. AWESOME APPROACH from a mediocre breeding won going away and has the best rider on the scene for repeat try. PAPRIKA is working very nicely since last win. VIJAY’S EMPRESS is from a decent bred mare and has been given a run. GORGEOUS LADY is a speedy one who impressed in maiden win in winters, may need this run.

VIJAYS EMPRESS(7)-WIN

PAPRIKA(4)/ AWESOME APPROACH(3)-PLACE

4. STRENGTH AND BEAUTY is a good type from the top sire and will like the distance, however has a work jockey. RIO ROJO is bred to stay and has the good rider to achieve the hat trick. TIGER is the one who is in pink condition in tracks and has been shaped up with a mock, has a chance to improve with distance. TIME TO CLIMB had beaten TIGER at near level weights last year, may upset.

RIO ROJO(3)-WIN

TIME TO CLIMB(6)/ TIGER(4)-PLACE.

5. ACCELERATOR is tracking well. PERFECTION has pleased in both wins and is on the up. PRINCESS ROSE is looking very sharp in tracks, ignore last run. APACHE GIRL has been fooled around with, does not impress based on last few bad runs.

PERFECTION(4)-WIN

PRINCESS ROSE(7)/ ACCELERATOR(1)-PLACE.

6. AIKA AIKA AIKA was an unlucky looser in Fillies Championship at Bangalore, maintains good form and should be a strong contender. ANANTARA is not a miler, was well beaten due to the distance last time. ASTER ROSE who was in the shadows of first named in Fillies Championship ran a far improved race in the Bangalore Derby and appears to have a slight edge now.CHEER LEADER is a promising prospect from the good sire, both wins were authentic. COURTSHIP is another unbeaten one from the top trainer in the country. PROSPERO has beaten first named in a maiden run and runs with hope.

ASTER ROSE(3)-WIN

CHEERLEADER(4)-PLACE.

7. SHAKESPEARE has disappointed in runs, still struggles for pace in trials. SUPER RACER is showing lots of speed in tracks but is from a weak sire. VIJAY’S VISION is a nice bred who has come up in trials. GOOD IMAGE ran a very suggestive race and has a rider switch.

GOOD IMAGE(5)-WIN

SUPR RACER(3)/ VIJAYS VISION(4)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST====PERFECTION

COLUMBIANA FOR ARMED FORCES TROPHY AND IN MY DREAM FOR FD WADIA GRADED RACE

Sunday, August 28, 2016


PUNE RACES

1. ARAGON is a failed favorite and the brother to AURIGA does not impress in tracks. VULCAN is tracking well. ANGEL GIRL has been well prepared and should be the one to beat. ARTISTIC has been given an easy run, the well bred half sister to ARTS has come up well, can upset.

ANGEL GIRL(6)-WIN

ARTISTIC(7)/ ARAGON(1)-PLACE.

2. TURF DANCER retains form, has penalty to face. BATMAN is being scrubbed in works. CRITICS CHOICE is showing good tracks, looks a good type from a mediocre sire. STARDOM CALLING was shaping as winner when beaten by T DANCER in last run, may redeem. PHOENIX FIRE is bred for speed and has been given a run.

CRITICS CHOICE(6)-WIN

STARDOM CALLING(8)/PHOENIX FIRE(9)-PLACE

3. ATALYA was a fast finisher who has the weak rider repeating, looks difficult to see him winning. VITESSE had won over this distance last year, has a rider switch but has nothing to show on performance. IMITATION GAME is well bred sister to ILLIDAN and will improve with runs and distance.DANSE DEBONAIR has been brought down to correct handicap race and will run a far improved race today. INIO CORAZON may not stay the trip. It was clearly evident in last race of SANAM THAT THE HORSE was not on job as rates shot up in a few minutes from the start and as expected the rider held him in check to be slow off at jump, no questions asked? may not be tried today but keep a note on this one in future.

DANSE DEBONAIR(8)-UPSET

IMITATION GAME (7)/ ATALYA(3)-PLACE

4. ART DECO had pulled off a good win last time and maintains form for repeat try. GREEK GODDESS had won well but why have the connections decided to entrust a rookie, may flounder if filly does not hit the front. ANCIENT TREASURE impressed in mock, belongs to connections who are trying to hoodwink the system by multiple entries, nearly succeeded in carrying off a lucrative double by changing the rider at the last minute but were done in by a maiden runner MISS SAIGON who trampled their designs. ROYAL SAPPHIRE ran way below level in last run, may compete.

GREEK GODDESSS(2)-WIN

ANCIENT TREASURE(4)/ ART DECO(1)-PLACE

5. SHE IS SPECIAL had won in style in last run and has been nicely tracked, goes for a run. HIDDEN SOUL is looking very pleasing in tracks. SPARKLING EYES is a promising type with this trainer and hopefully wil be allowed to run freely, is shining in tracks. MAKINO has low weights.

SPARKLING EYES(3)-WIN

MAKINO(8)/ HIDDEN SOUL(2)-PLACE



6. COLUMBIANA ran a blinder of a race over shorter distance and should be heavily favored to lift the trophy now. PERSIAN PRINCE could not step up in last run, has some scope to be a challenger. JACK FROST is a good one with the low level trainer, looks in fine trim. JEFFERSON has come up with last run, likes the mile.

COLUMBIANA(2)-WIN

JEFFERSON(6)/ PERSIAN PRINCE(3)-PLACE

7. FRANZ FERDINAND is from sire of sires and won in style, has pleased a lot in tracks. ETERNAL SUNSHINE is average bred, may show out. GOOD THING ran on strongly in last race and looks improved. TEMERITY is maintaining good form. IN MY DREAM has to be favored to win based on a very promising finish in PBMM at Mumbai and the latest mock which authenticates the turn of foot.

IN MY DREAM(7)-WIN

TEMERITY(6)-PLACE

8. DIVINE MAGIC placed on board inspite of a held back run, has a chance now. TCHIBOULA is half brother to good types SPIRIT AND TRUTH and STEP UP but to me it appears that the dam has not nicked well with ARAZAN.BOUNTY QUEEEN is from a speedy sire but a very ordinary dam, does not appeal. TOMAHAWK an ordinary breed is working well. EPSILON ORIONIS is a nice bred sister to INTELLIGENCE, has been a let down so far.

DIVINE MAGIC(1)-WIN

TOMAHAWK(7)/EPSILONS ORIONIS(11)-PLACE

9. SAHASHRABAAHU is from a decent mare and has come up a lot since winters, will travel well. DIBABA is looking much improved since last run. LAKSH has been given an easy familiarization, will improve. RITZ had run a close 2nd in last run at Mumbai, ignore opener here. AVAKRAZ has try rider repeating.

RITZ(7)-WIN

DIBABA(5)/SAHASHRABAAHU(2)-PLACE.

DAYS BEST====== COLUMBIANA

HEATHER FOR HER MAJESTY TROPHY

Saturday, August 27, 2016


PUNE RACES

1. MARISKA is daughter of classic XISCA and had run a very useful race in maiden run, looks much improved to win now.AELIUS MAXIMUS has placed a few times and has done well in last outing. RAIN DANCE who has been given a run, is at a good handicap to threaten the favorite. SILK BABY from a nothing much mare has been scrubbed in works.SIMONA ran a forward race, may improve.

MARISKA(1)-WIN

RAIN DANCE(5)/ SIMONA(8)-PLACE

2. THE CHAMP from the top stables is in roaring form and has reeled off 4 races in a row. FEW DOLARS MORE has a good rider after last run and should put up a good challenge to the favorite. TRAHERNE won well and has low weights.

THE CHAMP(1)-WIN

FEW DOLLARS MORE(2)-PLACE.


3. HEATHER had caught up with the long time leader PHENOMENAL MMEORY in last outing and extra distance will suit. THE MINISTERIAN may play the role of joker in the pack.

HEATHER(1)-WIN

PHENOMENAL MEMORY(5)-PLACE.

4. One owner has 5 entries, note. SYNCHROCITY is the well bred youngster who was slow off in last run, is being scrubbed in tracks and will fight out, is just shy at the handicap to me. FAST FUTURE is down in scales, ignore last run. JARAMA as tracked nicely but why this weak rider?WHITE SOX is being waited with. STARRY IMAGE was often ridden by Patel last season but is yet to win, let us see what Sandesh does. GOOD MEMORY can speed up.MAJESTIC HONEY looks a trier for places. GOLDEN GLORY is due for a win.

GOLDEN GLORY(14)-WIN

WHITE SOX(7)/ SYNCHROCITY(3)-PLACE

5. JEANNINE is a top bred who is best on performance and handicap, is showing out with catchy tracks, only doubt is about the gap since last run in Jan. MULTI GLORY was a faraway 3rd, has a rider switch. SAN MARTINO was outclassed as a favorite, can win now only if he was manipulated in last run. HIGHLAND BREEZE has low weights , was an impressive 2nd who had lost on camera.

JEANNINE (1)-WIN

MULTI GLORY(3)-PLACE



6. ABU AL BUKHOOOSH finished on strongly to place and passed FIREBOLT close home, the two have a chance though both have average breedings. SPORTING SPIRIT has been tracking well regularly and is from a good grand dam. MOTHERLAND is the one who is showing out with good gate displays and speedy tracks, can be a serious contender in first run.

MOTHERLAND(8)-WIN

ABU AL BUKHOOSH(1)/ SPORTING SPIRIT(5)-PLACE

7. CAPTAIN is from a weak sire , has tracked well and comes into reckoning for 2nd to SYDNEY HARBOUR. FOREVER FREE looks a bit improved . POETS SONG ran a fair 2nd to an ordinary one in ROCK IN RIO. RIOT OF COLOURS has a weak rider, can do well.

CAPTAIN(1)-WIN

POETS SONG(8)/ RIOT OF COLOURS(9)-PLACE.

8. PIERCE ARROW has penalty to beat, looks tough for repeat. LADISLAUS is a keen one who is shaping well in tracks. SKY MINE is catching the eye with good displays in mornings. ADRENO looks improved in tracks. LORD GRATHAM was ambitiously favored to win a mile in maiden run and bit the dust, has been shaped up well now.

SKY MINE(3)-WIN

LORD GRATHAM(7)/LADISLAUS(2)-PLACE

9. BULLDOZER is a failed favorite who has to carry the aspirations of too many owners. SWARAJ won well but has stiff penalty. CICITLIA has pleased in tracks and can shoot away here. WAY AHEAD is still a maiden, last run was suggestive. GODSENT can upset, has not raced for long.

CICITALIA(5)-WIN

WAY AHEAD(6)/BULLDOZER(3)-PLACE

DAYS BEST====== HEATHER

LA DONA FOR WADIYAR MEMORIAL MILLION

Friday, August 26, 2016


MYSORE RACES

1. EMANCIPATION may do well with the rookie as she finished on carrying weight last time. ON HER OWN is half sister to COUNTER POINT and is improving in works. Looks tough for STRIVE AND SERVE to repeat inspite of the forceful jockey. DAENRYS is looking speedy in tracks, rookie has a chance to compete for money.INFINITE THOUGHTS is down in scales, did not like being a favorite last time as he is being waited with to strike at good odds.

INFINITE THOUGHTS(10)-WIN

EMANCIPATION(3)/ STRIVE AND SERVE(5)-PLACE.

2. KIR ROYALE has been running true but always carrying weight , can place again. GOLDEN CRUISE has done well last season, no tracks. ON TIME is looking fit and in fine fettle, impressed in gates. ICE BROWN is a failed favorite with a try rider.

ON TIME(5)-WIN

ICE BROWN (7)-KIR ROYALE(1)-PLACE

3. SILEN TRUST ran a fine 2nd and has appealed in tracks.BIRCHWOOD has never been reported for any work, is half brother to TRONADA. COOL SPRINGS ran a much improved race last time but the horse has been sold off after that, has a raw rookie today.HIDDEN HERO has come down a lot in scales.AMAZING KHODAL needs a clean jump, may do well at low weights.

AMAZING KHODAL(11)-WIN

COOL SPRINGS(5)/SILENT TRUST(2)-PLACE

4. BLUE ZONE has come down in scales, should run well now. ICE SPLENDOUR has better scales than in Race 78 last season when over taken close home by EPHIALITES. The later has been shaped up with daily tracks and looks in fine fettle.DELTIN is a keen one in with a chance.SCARAMOUCHE has come up with wins last season.ZOE can surprise at this handicap.

ZOEY(8)-WIN

EPHIALITIES(3)/SCARAMOUCHE(6)-PLACE.

5. OCEANA has won at this level in last run but it was months ago and she has been sold off. POSSIMPOSSIBLE may be tried in the suspect field. ATLANTIS has a good rider.COLOR ME has come up with last run. HELIOS has come down a lot and will win in this season.SILKEN WATER is in fine shape and has the breeding to consider.

SILKEN WATER(7)-WIN

POSSIMPOSSIBLE(2)/COLOR ME (4)-PLACE



6. NAVAL GLORY is a failed favorite who has pleased in preparation but has top weight. SAKCHI has come up with two wins, has serious penalty to face. KING JULIEN was nicely prepared in last season, has a try rider now. KINGSTON TOWN has fine form. HILLSBORO has a keen rider.STRIKING VIEW has worked nicely and has low weights.

STRIKING VIEW(9)-WIN

KING JULIEN (5)/ KINGSTON TOWN(7)-PLACE

7. KING OF THE WORLD concedes weight to better types. BOLD MARCH is best performed and is in pink condition in tracks. ESCALA has an ordinary sire , beat a weaker opposition in last win. LA DONA is a fine bred at low weights, comes into strong reckoning for the close 3rd in Bangalore Fillies.

LA DONA(7)-WIN

BOLD MARCH(2)/ ESCALA (5)-PLACE

8. TRONADA maintains form, has a good allowance rider for a try. MOMOTORO was a fighting 2nd who will like the distance here. MALKIA is tracking most regularly but has a weak rider. PROSPERINE is a failed favorite who goes over mile first time, is from a top class grand dam,will stay well.STAR NIJINSKY is bred in purple and is at low weights.

STAR NIJINSKY(11)-WIN

PROSPERINE(9)/MOMOTORO(3)-PLACE.

9. DEMANDING FORMAT is a good type who moves down in class.PORT BLAIR was a strong finisher in last run, has the rider repeating today to win if he does not bleed.CHAMPION STAR is basically a sprinter who gets a good jockey in present forward form. SOCIETY MUSIC is a failed favorite who is impressive in works.

SOCIETY MUSIC(7)-WIN

PORT BLAIR (2)/ CHAMPION STAR(3)-PLACE


DAYS BEST====== STRIKING VIEW

REFERENT FOR WADIYAR MEMORIAL CUP

Thursday, August 25, 2016


MYSORE RACES

1. SILVER WOOD is from a weak sire however he has matured with runs and is catching the eye in tracks. BROWN BEAUTY ran a forward race and has shown speed in latest gates, has the rider to do well with. ONE STEP AHEAD is bred for speed, ran a suspect race when favored at cramped odds, watch for support. WATERFALL is from a top international sire but was quickly discarded by M Narredu, must have serious problems.

BROWN BEAUTY(8)-WIN

SILVERWOOD(5)/ ONE STEP AHEAD(11)-PLACE.

2. HEIDRUN is showing speed in tracks, didn't like extra distance last time. EVANDER has not been tried for long, has been nicely worked.JUMP IN THE RED finishes on well, needs a bit more galloping ground.STRIDES TO SUCCESS had led in well in last run, has been tracked.

EVANDER(2)-WIN

HEIDRUN(1)/STRIDES TO SUCCESS(11)-PLACE

3. CZAR RULE can go all the way under this rider. ALECIA ran blow par as a favorite has a much better rider now.ATTRACTIVE BAY is winner of 6, may be tried.FIRST STEP has fine form.

CZAR RULE(1)-WIN

ALECIA(2)/ FIRST STEP(5)-PLACE.

4. ONE OF A KIND is down in class, is being waited with.PERFECT KING has been worked well and has a rider switch. OLE is notable in speedy tracks. MASAD is the youngster who has come up after last late finish.

MASADA(7)-WIN

OLE(6)/PERFECT KING(5)-PLACE.

5. DARK WILLIAM has lots to do at top weight. WIND WONDER ran a very suggestive 3rd and should deliver now, however the track record of the trainer with favorites is very bad. ZAGATO has been nicely prepared. VENI VEDI VICI has forward form.GO MAN GO has been tracked nearly everyday in last fortnight.

WIND WONDER(4)-WIN

VENI VIDI VICI(10)/ GO MAN GO(12)-PLACE.


6. CLEVER TRICK is speedy but has a rookie. REFERENT tried to steal the race last time at longer odds, was done in because of lack of fast tracks, may oblige here, but stable is most unpredictable.SANS PEUR is on the up, will run a fighting race. SIR MAJESTIC ran a notable race last week, has a chance.SHIVALIK STORY is showing fitness in tracks.SIDDHANI has form and tracks are good.

REFERENT(2)-)-WIN

SANS PEUR(3)/SIR MAJESTIC(5)-PLACE.

7. AKHA TEEJ ran some fine races last season and has worked nicely. RED RED ROSE is looking much improved in tracks. LITTLE MAN is a sprinter who has an allowance rider. DIAMOND ATTRACTION has been shown a couple of gates.

LITTLE MAN (7)-WIN

AKHA TEEJ(3)/DIAMOND ATTRACTION(10)-PLACE.

8. FABULOUS TOUCH ran a fine forward race, is a nice bred sister to KHAYYAM. AYRA'S DELIGHT was a comfortable winner who maintains form. SUPER STRONG has come down a lot with easy runs.SECRET PRAYER showed improved performance in last run.

FABULOUS TOUCH(1)-WIN

SUPER STRONG(5)/ SECRET PRAYER(10)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST======WIND WONDER

LOCHINVAR FOR MAIDEN"S EVENT

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


KOLKATA RACES

1. ACE AMANDUS has won a race last year, may show out. SWAN LAKE looks improved in works, may improve. CAPE CANAVERAL is from a good sire but appears to have niggles, is half sister to speedy SKY HIGH. STRIKE IT LUCKY has been worked. LEANDRO is winner of 3, can speed up in this weak field.

CAPE CANAVERAL(4)-WIN

LEANDRO(7)-PLACE

2. CITY HEIGHTS had finished on strongly from the bend, distance suits .BUBLY BELLINI is a failed favorite, did not retain the front when challenged. distance may again be an issue. YOKUMOKU ran a hard competitive race last time, has different rider now. ADALICIA has raced with better types, shorter distance will suit.

ADALICIA(6)-WIN

BUBBLI BELLINI(2)-PLACE

3. FABIENNE is a normal bred, has tracked well. I TOLD YOU KNOW has experience of racing at the better centre and should shine over the ideal trip. LOCHINVAR is full brother to SEA LORD, had excelled in tracks at Bangalore, scheming trainer has not allowed this one to show out at all in mornings. ZENA fought out well over a sprint, has tough field facing her now.

LOCHINVAR(4)-WIN

I TOLD YOU KNOW(3)/ FABIENNE(2)-PLACE

4. KNIGHTHOOD failed to capitalise on a forward run last time, can do well. ROMANTIC FLOW is coming down in scales.MEET THE LEGEND runs first time in the season, is notable with speedy tracks.

KNIGHTHOOD(2)-WIN

MEET THE LEGEND(5)-PLACE

5. GIMME CREDIT is showing out with fluent tracks. ANNIE OAKLEY has been on verge of wining both times, has a short fuze, may hold on. SHINNING MELODY is speedy , has impressed in tracks given at Pune, may go all the way here.

SHINNING MELODY(6)-WIN

GIMME CREDIT(1)-PLACE


6. JORREL tried to steal the race at long odds last time, trainer is known for trying only at good odds. Looks tough for ATHEIST to repeat in this company. IVY has not been able to nullify the penalty for earlier win. AATISH has proven to be a flop horse, washed away wager money in winters, has looked in fine fettle in mornings but avoidable at low rates. BACAARDI ran a fine 2nd to MAJOR ATTRACTION at Bangalore, may BENEFIT FROM THE SUMMERING THERE.

BACAARDI(9)-WIN

AATISH(8)/ JORREL(2)-PLACE



DAYS BEST-LOCHINVAR

ALAINDAIR FOR NIZAM"S GOLD CUP

Monday, August 22, 2016


HYDERABAD RACES


1. ASHWINI has been worked nicely after easy run.CORAL SPRINGS , was a handy racer in last run, is tracking fine. MAN OF THE SERIES is from a very weak sire, impressed in gates. JAMIE is coming to hand, rider repeats.

CORAL SPRINGS(3)-WIN

ASHWINI(2)/ MAN OF THE SERIES(5)-PLACE


2. GOLDEN PHOENIX is tracking regularly, will like th shorter distance today.CIRILLO is being scrubbed for response in mornings.ROYAL RAJKUMARI is speedy, showed out late in last run. ZENSATIONAL had led in well, may go all the way over the sprint.BRIONI had impressed in her finish against GUN BARREL earlier.

ZENSATIONAL(4)-WIN

ROYAL RAJKUMARI(3)/BRIONI(7)-PLACE


3. MANGALYAAN showed an improved performance last time, has a rider switch.BRILIANT TWIST has been shown a couple of gates. MIGHTY SWING came up with a rattle to win stylishly, will look to repeat. CITY OF WONDERS has a rider switch, last run was suggestive.

MANGALYAAN(2)-WIN

MIGHTY SWING(6)/CITY OF WONDERS(8)-PLACE

4. FENWAY COURT has been given a soft run, is working well. PROUD IMAGE ran an improved race, has the rookie repeating.GREEN OLIVE who needs space to warm up has been sent twice over sharp distances with a view to get in shape, may show out now. DOLCE was always in the forward bunch, may improve.

DOLCE (9)-WIN

FENWAY COURT(1)/ GREEN OLIVE(5)-PLACE

5. MACHIAVELIANISM lost on the line and should redeem now. WOMAN O WAR had run close to the first named in winters, looks in fine fettle. POLICY MAKER has scope after a fine run over a mile.ALWAYS BULLISH had run 2nd to WOMAN O WAR in winters , has a good rider at low weights.

MACHIAVELIANISM(1)-WIN

WOMAN O WAR(3)/POLICY MAKER(4)-PLACE

6. Ignore last run of WESTERN EXPRESS, was a notable runner in BRILLIANT"S RACE. KHOSHGEL is down in scales, has been sharpened up. ICE CAVE won with authority and may be allowed to look for repeat. DANIELLE had covered much ground to finish on in same race.

DANIELLE(9)-WIN

ICE CAVE (8)/ WESTERN EXPRESS(1)-PLACE.

7. ALAINDAIR is a champion horse in great form. COSTA DEL SOL is a live threat to the champion, has age on side and distance is ideal.CAMERON has much to make up based on last run.BOOKER JONES was a fighting second over the mile, will look to do well again.

ALAINDAIR(1)-WIN

COSTA DEL SOL(2)-PLACE

8. HANDY MAN is a nice bred half brother to TINTINABULATION , ran an improved race. SILVER DOLLAR is full sister to TOP COMMANDER , had veered out last time under pressure.SIR WALTER RALEGH is coming to hand. GREAT GLORY has run well in last two outings, is looking good in tracks.

SILVER DOLLAR(4)-WIN

HANDY MAN(1)/ SIR WALTER RELEIGH(5)-PLACE

9. SYMBOL OF GLORY is speedy , has been given easy runs.ROIS CRUISE is a front runner who ran a fine 3rd to ETERNAL GIFT. CROWN ROYAL won comfortably and may show out again. AWARE has a stronger rider today.

SYMBOL OF GLORY(1)-WIN

AWARE(8)/ROIS CRUISE(5)-PLACE


DAYS BEST-MACHIAVELLIANISM

KHAYYAM FOR PANCHSHEEL MILLION

Sunday, August 21, 2016


PUNE RACES

1. HOPE SPRINGS is looking fit and shaped up in tracks.RACHEL is a decent bred who had stuggled as a favorite in Mumbai, may do well in this weak field. OSCILLATION has shaped up well, may be tried by the gambling stables, can upset. TAREEF has come down in scales with easy runs. AMAZON CAT looks a trier at low weights.

HOPE SPRINGS(3)-WIN

RACHEL(6)/ OSCILLATION(9)-PLACE

2. GOLDEN BELLE has the rookie repeating, had run on late in first run. RIDER ON THE STORM was caught near home by a good one last time, has a rider switch. HARVEY is the speedy one who will look to scoot home, handicap is stiff.

RIDER ON THE STORM(3)-WIN

HARVEY(4)-PLACE

3. COVERT ACTION is an ordinary bred who has failed as favorite in last run, has been very nicely prepared now. EIGER'S TIGER could not step up in last run. COSTA SMARALDA has potential to win now, looks in nice nick in works. VOLANTIS is a fine bred and the full sister to black type SILVERINA has shaped up well.

COSTA SMARALDA(4)-WIN

COVERT ACTION(1)-PLACE.

4. FLYING DRAGON came up well in the straight last time, may carry the weight as handicap is positive. MEKONG DELTA is moderately bred who finished on from the rear in last win, is looking sharp in tracks. SIMON SAYS will look to do well again. ARLNE is a fine bred who has not come up as expected, has been shown a mock, may improve. MASTER OF TRINITY has been a disappointment so far, is coming up with runs.

FLYING DRAGON(1)-WIN

ARLENE(5)/ MASTER OF TRINITY(7)-PLACE

5. MAGNIFICENCE is sharpened up well but has worrying weight to carry against all triers. KHAYYAM is sparingly raced who appears to have been prepared discretely. CELTIC PRINCE fought out hard in last run, has a fine chance to redeem. EXODUS looks fit, has been worked well.PINK PANTHER is a failed favorite who is showing out in tracks. DANCING LORD has low weights.

KHAYYAM(2)-WIN

EXODUS(5) / CELTIC PRINCE(4)-PLACE-WIN

6. FLY AWAY WITH ME has come up well in tracks. FORWARD THRUST had finished well in last race and is being scrubbed in tracks. TRAVELYAN is better bred than YANNA RAASCALA( meaning BETTER WATCH OUT ), both dont impress yet. ETERNAL INSPIRATION ran a fair 3rd. GREY FLANNEL ran a disappointing race as hot favorite, has been prepared for the race, may redeem. YELLOW DIAMOND is from a speedy sire and has tracked encouragingly.

GREY FLANNEL(10)-WIN

YELLOW DIAMOND(13)/ ETERNAL INSPIRATION(9)-PLACE

7. ALFREDO is speedy , has not been tracked. MARCUS AUREOLIS has a work jockey again?MIND OF MADNESS looks in fine fettle, can go all the way. MT TIANMEN is winner of 4 races, can sprint ahead. SWEEP ASIDE looks to have come to hand, may be tried. MAD HATTER ran an encouraging race, has a rookie now.

MIND OF MADNESS(5)-WIN

MT TIANMEN(7)/SWEEP ASIDE(13)-PLACE


DAYS BEST=== COSTA SMERALDA

UNFORGETTABLE YOU FOR PUNE MIRROR SALVER

Saturday, August 20, 2016


PUNE RACES

1. SAIL PAST has been given runs in Mumbai and is ready to strike now after the initiation under a work jockey. QUATRO is sluggish in tracks. REPLICA is working nicely, is still a maiden. PORTA BANUS was a suggestive runner in last outing and has been worked well.MYTHICAL SUNRISE has a try jockey at low weights.

SAIL PAST (2)-WIN

PORTA BANUS(6)-PLACE


2. STARRY BROOK ran a good forward race and has an alowance rider today. KOROL ran a fair 3rd , is being sent over the distance first time. UNCLE SCROOGE ha handy in last run, had run a fighting race against SEVRUS in Mumbai. KOMMANDANT beat a weak field, is being worked nicely.

STARRY BROOK(1) -WIN

UNCLE SCROOGE(5)-PLACE

3. KANDINSKY has stiff penalty for last close win. AIRCO looks improved after last run. CHEF D OVRE is winner of class IV, may have been worked indoors, has come up with each run. Last years Derby winner has been given a mock, has runaway weights.

BULLRUN(5)-WIN

CHEF D OEVRE(4)-PLACE

4. A tough race to predict with many claimants. DOUBLE NINE has run forward races in winters and is showing out with speedy tracks. SHERLOCK is from a world class sire and though the dam is reasonably bred, this one has been patiently groomed, had shown out in Mumbai in mock and even here ran a very impressive 2nd in similar exercise. SIR DESMOND is half brother to in the sunrise and has come up a lot in tracks. LIPPE is a top bred but has a work jockey, may need a run. NEVER SAY NEVER has run well in graded races and is at the best handicap in this field. My choice is going to be UNFORGETTABLE YOU, she is bred in purple and despite having come to hand in winters has been patiently waited with, looks a hopeful for bigger events.

UNFORGETTABLE YOU(8)-WIN

SHERLOCK(2)/NEVER SAY NEVER(7)-PLACE.

5. JACKNIFE has run well but has weight against. ZABROK ran a good forward race and should be favored to win under a rookie, needs a confident ride. SECRET FLAME is in form and goes at low weights.WONDER STORY from the low grade trainer has a chance here.

ZABROK(3)-WIN

JACKNIFE(1)/ WONDR STORY(13)-PLACE.

6. VIA AMORIS is a sharp sprinter and has a chance with the good rider. DON CORLEONE was entrusted to a weak rookie and that cost the connections the race at longer odds, why couldn't they put AMIT earlier who is a much better rider? SPEAR OF TRIUM has been given trial runs, should score over the scurry at low weights.

SPEAR OF TRIUM(8)-WIN

VIA AMORIS(1)/ DON CORLEONE(6)-PLACE

7. BARRINGO is down a lot in scales, may surprise.MAGICAL DANCER blew up after a forward run, can not win so soon. ANVILL STAR runs after a year, is looking good in tracks. ORLA ran a bad race. LUCKY STRIKE from a small time trainer has been scrubbed for response in works, will run well.

LUCKY STRIKE(6)-WIN
ANVILL STAR(3)/MAGICAL DANCER(2)-PLACE

DAYS BEST=== UNFORGETTABLE YOU

SEA FAIREY FOR INDEPENDENCE TROPHY

Friday, August 19, 2016


BANGALORE RACES

1. FIRE RAINBOW ran a fair 2nd behind PALLAS who won in class 2 yesterday, why has the horse been sold off by the gambling owner? NINON is tracking fine. BRAVEHEART has been painstakingly tracked and should show some improvement in performance.RAVELNATION is a flop horse.SHE LOVES IT impressed in last finishing run. DESERT GOD has a weak rider, may place.

SHE LOVES IT(10)-WIN

FIRE RAINBOW(2)/BRAVEHEART(6)-PLACE

2. GALINO ran fair after a tardy gate and managed place money, likes the trip. GRANADA struggles as a favorite. ACTIVE GREY can surprise. BOLTS COLT ran a notable 2nd to FIRST STEP, could not finish as wanted in last run.TIC TAC TOE is suspect over such distances, may blow out. KINGS KID is down in scales, trainer has been sending out losers only throughout the season.

GALINO(1)-WIN

KINGS KID (11)/ BOLTS COLT(8)-PLACE

3. INDIAN LEGEND is down in scales, has been tracked. RAW GOLD has been true in last few attempts and is due for a win. SHIVALIK GIRL has been knocking , just missed out in last two runs, has an experienced rider today. FLORENCIA gets a rider who comes out of where?, he is the strike rider for the Mysore season for some dubious trainers.

RAW GOLD(7)-WIN

SHIVALIK GIRL(8)/INDIAN LEGEND (3)-PLACE.

4. GRECIAN LIGHT is a nice bred who has pleased a lot in tracks, will fight out. SUPER SMART has been maturing with easy runs, is a decent bred. WAR ENVOY is half brother to black type KIARA and has been given to a small time trainer, looks in fine fettle in tracks, last run was too bad.CAPE CROSS gets the same rider again, the breeder owners (who does not bet) insistence of using the ordinary jockey has not paid off, may deliver. TALLADEGA ran below her level last time, the trainer has always done that, may surprise now.

GLORIOUS LIGHT(1)-WIN

CAPE CROSS(6)/TALLADEGA(10)-PLACE

5. Ignore last suspect run of SUPER SUCCESS, has a good rider again. DOWNTON ABBEY is from a mediocre sire and runs with hope. JERSEY SHORE is down in scales. WISE GUY has the rookie repeating, has found some chemistry with this horse. FRESH START needs a good jump, is in top fettle in tracks. LIFE AWAITS won all the way, has a class penalty.BLUES LEGEND was cruising with the wind on the back in last finish, has tough ones here.

FRESH START(9)-WIN

LIFE AWAITS(11)/ WISE GUY(4)-PLACE

6. BRILLIANT CUT was a big disappointment in last run but I have a gut feeling about this one for the black types coming up in Mysore, wait on. MICKY MOUSE is an in and out type, last run was a big improvement and surprisingly he has not been penalised by the official handicapper, can upset today if tried. CODSTREAM has been in sprinting form, it is all because of his bloodlines showing out late. SEA FAIREY did not do well over a mile in last run.SUPER FORCE ran a fine 2nd to BARACCHUS earlier. BON FIRE is the younger horse with an improving rider on top.

SEA FAIREY(6)-WIN

MICKY MOUSE(4)/COLD STREAM(5)-PLACE

7. ANTANANARIVO had no problems in winning in style when decent odds were offered, may repeat. JUSTICE ANGEL has not been able to transfer his good tracks to race displays, was easily beaten last time. AMAZING REDD can place . BLUE BLAZER will like the shorter trip. PERFECT EBONY won warding off, difficult for repeat in this class.

ANTANANRIVO(2)-WIN

BLUE BLAZER(6)/ PERFECT EBONY(9)-PLACE

8. FIRING LINE runs with a rookie in lower class, looks out of form.NOBLE SAPPHIRE has stiff penalty to beat. IRISH PRINCE looks for a hat trick, has a weak field. TREE LOUNGE showed a lot of improvement over earlier runs, may show out. DAGOBERT has been given a run, looks a bit jaded in tracks still may be tried.

IRISH PRINCE(7)-WIN

TREE LOUNGE(9)/DAGOBERT(10)-PLACE.

9. FEET ON FIRE was late to reach, was a fighting 2nd earlier, has a fine chance as field is for the taking.CANDICE has been given a soft run after preparation. NEYMAR has fitness problems. GALWAY GIRL gets a good jockey after many runs.RAMON had led in well, has a better rider.

CANDICE(5(-WIN

FEET ON FIRE(3)/ RAMON(11)-PLACE


LIGHT OF MAGIC FOR WINNERS CIRCLE TROPHY

Thursday, August 18, 2016


BANGALORE RACES

1. NEW ERA has a chance even at top weight, has run against better class. CROZIET ran a forward race under a work jockey and has a rider switch. the jaguar was kept way back and not tried, has enough early speed to upset if allowed. The physically problem horse WHOLE LOT OF LOVE appears to have a chance as she got into places in last run.CRIQUETTE is a bleeder who has shown no discomfort in few outings and has a chance to strike soon.

NEW ERA(1)-WIN

THE JAGUAR(7)/CROZIET(5)-PLACE

2. GYPSY who ran a competitive race last time is showing out in tracks and is from the speedy sire, should be favored to win now. LIGHTENING ATTACK is a failed favorite with a work jockey. STORM is full brother to STORMING HOME, has been prepared well. LEPTIS MAGNA is coming to hand.

GYPSY(3)-WIN

STORM(6)/LIGHTENING ATTACK(4)-PLACE

3. DANCING PRINCESS has many negatives attached, is still looking very nice in tracks and has the rider repeating. EMANCIPATION is winner of 3 races and has come up with last run. KHALEESI may be tried. VEDA comes into reckoning over her 4th earlier.

EMANCIPATION(3)-WIN

DANCING PRINCESS(2)/VEDA(8)-PLACE

4. EMIDIO will like the step up in distance, is in fine fettle in tracks. DUKE OF CLARENCE impressed with a good win and will fight out. LUNAR STORM has been on board in all her runs and has a try look.AMAZING SKILL led in well, has the potential to earn in present form.LIGHTENING STRIKES has lower weights and is working well.

EMIDIO(1)-WIN

LIGHTENING STRIKES(8)/ DUKE OF CLARENCE(2)-PLACE

5. TOP SPOT ran a fair 4th over extra yards and should place now even at top weight with rider repeating. EMPEROR CRUISE has come down a lot since his last win.UNGOOGLABLE pleased in gates, may be tried. LIGHT OF MAGIC from the dwindling stable has pleased in tracks and is best on comparison. Last run of SIR MAJESTIC was too bad.

LIGHT OF MAGIC(7)-WIN

TOP SPOT(1)/EMPEROR CRUISE(6)-PLACE

6. SAGRADA runs in lower class, has tracked well, has raced against better ones. SWISS EAGLE is in fine form but handicap has caught up. PALLAS won well and maintains form,may get the distance. SAPTAJIT has come down to strike level, can upset. TURF TACTICS was catching up with the field, has lowest weights.

SAGRADA(1)-WIN

SAPTAJIT(7)/ TURF TACTICS(8) -PLACE.

7. FIRE GLOW is full brother to ABBEY and DRACO, has pleased a lot in tracks and can win, most suspect stables hence watch for backing at the right time. REFERENCE runs at the end of season, tracks are good, must be having problems, winter runs were suggestive. CARINOSA ran a fair 3rd, has a chance. DAISY DUKE is from an ordianry sire. ROMANTIC HELEN should be placing again, has good early speed.

FIRE GLOW(3)-WIN

CARINOSA(7)/ REFERENCE(5)

8. GOOD FORTUNE is the youngster in form who won by a wide margin as the 2nd favorite bled up, this run may be too soon and penalty has to be considered. AYRTON won well and is looking very fast in tracks. TAQDEER KA BADSHA may be waited with as Mysore season is beckoning. ALBERTINO ran a great race against a very speedy horse, can upset. MADAME SULTANA has come down a lot and has pleased in tracks.

MADAME SULTANA(7)-WIN

GOOD FORTUNE(2)/ AYRTON(3)-PLACE


DAYS BEST=== GYPSY

STEVELENA FOR INDEPENDENCE CUP

Wednesday, August 17, 2016


KOLKATA RACES

1. COOL CONQUEROR had won a staying race at the end of last season, has been given a pulled run recently.CLAIRVOYANCE is not bred to stay, is tracking well. SPYGLASS HILL is from good bloodlines, the dam was a prolific winner, runs over distance first time.

SPYGLASS HILL(6)-WIN

CLAIRVOYANCE(5)-PLACE

2. TAYGETUS is half brother to HODDEN SOUL, has pleased in tracks.STUDIO FIFTY FOUR ran a fair 2nd while finishing on, will be tried at longer odds only.FOOTLOOSE has been well prepared, can sprint well.LAND OF GLORY was eased up a bit after a forward run.BREACH CANDY is down a lot in scales.ZURWAN is a failed favorite over a mile, may show out.

TAYGETUS(1)-WIN

ZURVAN(8)/ FOOT LOOSE(3)-PLACE.

3. Ignore runs of AUXILIUM as a non trier at Bangalore, is bred fo sprints and in fine nick.MR FOGG is from a flop mare, has been tracking easy.SERENDIPITY is from a weak sire, may improve. STAR FIRE has impressed in gates, is full brother to black type EMPEROR CRUISE. Ordnary bred SWEET STONE has been running forward races.ZENA is yet to come to hand.

STAR FIRE(7)-WIN

SWEET STONE(10)/AUXILIUM(3)-PLACE

4.LE HAVRE has a rookie, impressed in latest spurt. JUPITER is in fine fettle, has been raced over extra distance whereas he is often seen fighting for his head, may upset.RAMESSES ran a hard race and will fight out again.FIRE SONG was given a shabby ride as favorite, as often seen with this trainers public fancies, may surprise.XIPEN won fighting, may not be able to handle penalty.TREASURE ISLAND has a good rider at low weights.

JUPITER(3)-WIN

RAMESSES(4)/FIRE SONG(6)-PLACE

5. INTER STELLAR won cruising away and has won both times in winters under John.ADRESTIA is a well bred who won with a forward run. STEVALENA has strong credentials based on Bangalore summering, needs a fair try. CADMAN is on the up, was lucky to hold on in last run.

STEVELENA(5)-WIN

INTER STELLAR(1)-PLACE

6. KING KONG is down in scales, has a forceful rider. MEEKATHARA has a weaker rider today, could not step up under pressure last time. SCARLET EMPEROR is due for a win. MISTER MAJESTIC is speedy, needs a run.

KING KONG(1)-WIN

SCARLET EMPEROR(3)-PLACE

7. RANI THEA ran a blinder at longer odds, may not be tried the same way. LUCKY STREAK ran a very easy win and can repeat. SAM HOUSTON has been given a leisurely run. RAW SILK has been prepared was kept handy in mock but was travelling well. COLOURFUL DREAMS ran fair to her previous name HEEL ON HEELS and has fine form.CACHAREL came up well after the bend, may be tried again.

LUCKY STREAK(2)-WIN

COLOURFUL DREAMS(7)/ CACHAREL(8)-PLACE

8. JORELL has a good rider switch after the last loss due to a weaker ride.MAJOR COLOURS is down a lot in scales.SILKEN GRACE lost as favorite, ignore that failure, can win at better odds easily. SIGNIFICANT ran a notable race, may not be able to sprint here.

SILKEN GRACE(6)-WIN

JORELL(1)/ MAJOR COLOURS(2)-PLACE


DAYS BEST=== STEVELENA

FLASHING HONOUR MAY SURPRISE IN INDEPENDENCE MILLION

Monday, August 15, 2016


PUNE RACES


1. CAIELIN has run on board twice in last season, is from an OK but speed inducing sire and has been worked well. FLIGHT OF PHOENIX has been given a run last season, looks far improved and is likely to run a forward race. GOLDEN ECLIPSE may have been prepared discretely like most horses from these owners who have shown lots of improvement, she is from a decent sire but an unraced mare. HIT IT A BOMB is half sister to CONSTANTINE but lacks show in tracks. MILWALKEE is pleasing in tracks.

CAEILIN(1)-WIN

FLIGHT OF PHOENIX(3)/ MILWALKEE(8)-PLACE.

2. Looks like a Jodi race between a top bred COMMODORE who trashed the field and has been severely penalized and SEVERUS who reeled off a hat trick at staying trips . Both look in fine fettle in tracks. FEARLESS NADIA who pulled off a nice waited with gamble may not stay the distance and has stiff penalty.

SEVERUS(4)-WIN

COMMODORE(3)-PLACE.

3. EIGERS TIGER is half brother to AMALFI COAST , has shown liking for distance in last run and has been well prepared for the race, ran a fine mock also. KOOKABURRA is ordinary in breeding but has been sharpened up very nicely. BOOK THIEF is a nice bred who impressed in maiden run, has been prepared and given a non try run here, will show improvement today. TROMBONE had run a fighting second, has been prepared for the day, has not raced for long.

BOOK THIEF(6)-WIN

EIGERS TIGER(1)/TROMBONE(9)-PLACE

4. FINAL ENCOUNTER is a nice type sprinter who is looking good in tracks. VALENTINO ran an encouraging race and has rider switched. ZANA has a good handicap but the weak trainer has not even tracked her once. CHARGING TIGRESS belongs to a trainer who looks more surprised than the public when his wards win . LUCKY PINEAPPLE is a speedy one who has been given soft runs at Mumbai, ignore last out for an airing run. SHIVALIK SHINE is a fine bred who won far impressively than seen, will look to repeat.

SHIVALIK SHINE(9)-WIN

LUCKY PINEAPPLE(8)/FINAL ENCOUNTER(1)-PLACE.

5. SHOGUN ran on board but the trainer has again put the weak rider on top.ADELINE is half sister to BRAHAMCHARI , belongs to a weak trainer, horse has credentials based on run and tracks.ESPRESSO is half sister to speedy NEW CROWN, may improve upon last bad run.JOLFA is from a sprinting sire and has looked to have come up a lot since Mumbai run.

JOLFA(9)-WIN

ADELINE(5)/SHOGUN(4)-PLACE.
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6. A tough race for punters. SAVAGE BEAUTY has pleased in tracks but needs a hard ride. SENTOSA COVE is a well bred who is sparingly raced and has been prepared for the event.LORD ARAZAAN may like the distance, but has many question marks after last win. JOSS runs on demotion, can stay well. VICE ADMIRAL has been given an easy outing.SHE’S AN ACE is an always trier in with a chance. CENTAURUS is down in scales, looks a trier. FLASHING HONOUR has been held back, can win at these weights despite the bad rider.

FLASHING HONOUR (15)-WIN

SENTOSA COVE (2)/SHE’S AN ACE (6)-PLACE

7. COOL RUNNINGS may need more distance, has an allowance rider for a try. ETERNAL ROYALTY has a handicap chance. FRANKEST was neatly manipulated by the small time trainer to get an astonishing win, looks in tough waters now. ROSELLA won recently but has to face penalty. CHAMPAGNE is speedy and goes at low weights.

CHAMPAGNE(9)-WIN

ROSELLA(6)/ETERNAL ROYALTY(4)-PLACE.

8. PRISTINA is from the dam whose sprint record still stands, may surprise. FAST FUTURE has been given a pulled run, can speed up now. DUSK N DAWN ran a good race and the got abroad has come to hand, watch for ring time backing. ZION has also shown zeal to be in places, may be tried.

FAST FUTURE(5)-WIN

ZION(8)/ DUSK N DAWN(7)-PLACE.

9. DAZZLING DANCER has a rider switch after a suggestive 3rd, added distance will help. APSARAS is an unreliable one with a good rider for try. MY FREEDOM placed under a weak rider but runs against younger horses here. ROYAL CLASSIC has scope to improve on last run.


APSARAS(5)-WIN


DAZZLING DANCER(3)-WIN/ROYAL CLASSIC(10)-PLACE


DAYS BEST===JOLFA

MYRTLEWOOD FOR EVE CHAMPION TROPHY

Sunday, August 14, 2016


PUNE RACES

1. DUBROVNIK was a most impressive looser in last run who is from a good sire and has impressed in track. ERDEMIR is showing out with speedy tracks but has a work jockey. ROCK IN RIO is from an ordinary sire and the half brother to good sprinter PACIFIC BLUE was a late finisher under a work jockey last time. POET’S SONG is from a well performed sire and a well bred mare who impressed in gates.

DUBROVNIK(2)-WIN

ROCK IN RIO(7)/POETS SONG(8)-PLACE.

2. TOOFAN is a miler who had led in to the staright in last run. GEMANICUS is the youngster who impressed in a win in maiden run and ran a fine 3rd in a good type field, the sire has recently produced winners over the mile, the horse is well tracked but runs agaist stout types at a stiff handicap. MERABELLA was wrongly fancied last time when conceding weight to the field, go and recover your loses today, she is a nice bred who can step up over the added distance. JUNE has low weights and is working well.

MERABELLA(6)-WIN

TOOFAN(1)/GERMANICUS(5)-PLACE.

3. BRAHAMCHARI is being worked regularly, weight is against. ZANDER was beaten in Mumbai by AGELESS when he was conceding chunks of weight, will look to revenge the loss. The later has the advantage of age and an easy run, has pleased in tracks. FORTUNE FAVORS has low weights and forward form.

AGELESS(4)-WIN

ZANDER(3)-PLACE.

4. ABU AL BUKHOOSH has experience of 5 runs, may place. FIRE BOLT is half brother to speedy MISS HEIGL and ran an encouraging race, will fight for speed. KING’S CANYON is from a good sire and an ordinary mare, has come up in tracks and marks the return of the good rider after injury. PRINCESS ATHENA is showing speed in tracks.

KING’S CANYON(4)-WIN

FIRE BOLT(3)/ ABU AL BUKHOOSH(1)-PLACE.

5. MYRTLEWOOD is a classic horse who has been shaped up for the event. JIGSAW showed return to form with a runaway victory, faces tough opposition. THE UNICORN is a good type winner who goes at low weights, may surprise.

MYRTLEWOOD(1)-WIN

THE UNICORN(4)-PLACE.

6. ARSENAL was purposely kept way back as favorite in last run, inquiries etc have no meaning for the punters as they can not redeem, horse has handicap chance to do well. ARAK is from a decent mare and a good sire , runs have been in superior company, has been nicely prepared. NIGHT OF STARS is working well. COURTSHIP was lucky to get the camera in favor in maiden run, has been given an easy mock. RIVER DANCE is a nice bred who bled in Bangalore, has pleased in tracks. DIABLO may be tried at low weights.

ARSENAL (1)-WIN

ARAK(3)/ RIVER DANCE (10)-PLACE.

7. CHLOBUD races after long, has a fine handicap.AME has been given a soft run, earlier win was an easy one. ALMOST MAGICAL ran a fine 3rd in maiden run, has been worked upon in mornings, is capable of fighting out now. MR MORRISON has a rider switch, has not won for many years.

AME (3)-WIN

MR MORRISON(9)/ ALMOST MAGICAL(4)-PLACE.

8. IMITATION GAME is from a very costly mare but the half sister to ILLIDAN has been a disappointment. SANAM was finishing on nicely and can make amends . ARGAUNOTICA is a decent bred who has been given a soft run. ASPEN will like the step up in distance, ignore last run. SANSA is a very weak bred form a flop sire and non raced mare, last run gives hope for improvement . SECRET FLAME won authoritatively with a commanding lead in race, can do well again if ridden patiently in check. PRACS who led in has a rider switch.

SANAM(2)-WIN

SECRET FLAME(13)ASPEN(7)-PLACE.


9. FLYING SHOW is tracking fine. VICTORIO has been a trier in all runs, has a handicap chance. KINGSTON HEATH is showing speedy tracks, handicap is tough. DRAGON OF WAR got beaten after a forward run, should redeem today. STAR ONE has the good rider repeating.

DRAGON OF WAR(6)-WIN

VICTORIO(2)/ STAR ONE (7)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST======DUBROVNIK

AZZURO FOR GOVERNORS CUP

Saturday, August 13, 2016


BANGALORE RACES

1. COUNTRYS BLOOM is showing out with speedy tracks, has to concede weight. SANTORINI SECRET kept chasing last time, has an allowance ridr now. SHINNING BAY won as predicted at good odds , maintains form but has youngsters against now.RECZAI ran a suggestive forward race in TARINI's win, has a proper rider first time and should score now.

RECZAI(8)-WIN

COUNTRYS BLOOM(1)/SANTORINI SECRET(2)-PLACE.

2. IRISH PRINCE won warming up as leaders started to show slag, looks difficult for repeat. NEW ERA has placed a few times with forward runs, has a rookie for a try. ROCK N ROLLA is winner of a race and may be tried for upset. SANTA FE has pleased in tracks, runs have been very ordinary. FLYING PRINCE was well tracked and given an easy run, change of name is a 'totka" which many have faith in.

FLYING PRINCE(9)-WIN

SANTA FE (6)/NEW ERA(4)-PLACE

3. BUSCADERO ran a fine 3rd both times and should do well again.INTREPID WARRIOR is as unrelaible as the connections, has been tracking continuously since the start of season.INTER FLORA woke up far too late against FABULOUS, added furlong will help.SERENA BALLERINA was catching up against HALL OF FAMER and the got abroad has a decent chance to win.WATCHMYSCRIPT is an ordianry bred who ran a fine 2nd to ESCALA who won again.

SERENA BALLERINA(6)-WIN

WATCHMYSCRIPT(8)/BUSCADERO(1)-PLACE

4.CARDIGAN BAY has won at this level before two years ago, can surprise. ANFIELD is sliding down in scales. INDUSTRIALIST is bred for sprints but was tried over longer runs,has a good chance now as filed is suspect.BENGALURU PRINCESS had run a fair 3rd to SANG ROYAL , has pleased in tracks.

INDUSTRIALIST(4)-WIN

BENGALURU PRINCESS(8)/ CARDIGAN BAY(1)-PLACE

5. DANBURITE has pleased in gates but has top weight . OPENING ACT did not like the step up in distance, has worked attractively. INDIAN BRAHMOS has been in fine form, has a chance.FOTOGENIC was an attractive winner who maintains form and can repeat.PULL THE PLUG has been waited with, is well placed on scales.EXEMPLAR may improve .

PULL THE PLUG(8)-WIN

OPENING ACT(4)/FOTOGENIC(7)-PLACE.

6. ARROGANT APPROACH is perhaps the only good one from the weak sire who has won 11 races incl black types, is looking in fine fettle in tracks and will finish on.AZZURO is best on comparison and has class to pull this off. LET THE LION ROAR has been nicely tracked. HEAVEN IS HERE has won just once, has run close to classic types.

AZZURO(2)-WIN

ARROGANT APPROACH(1)-PLACE.

7. ROYAL DEFENCE won well and maintains form. SECRET DIMENSION ran a good 2nd to king of the court earlier, may be tried.LEON has teased and lured but fails to score, specially now that he is with a flop trainer, can now be backed for place only. AS GOOD AS IT GETS was pulled in last run, has a good chance now.

AS GOOD AS IT GETS(11)-WIN

LEON(8)/ROYAL DEFENCE(1)-PLACE.

8. TORCH BEARER has been well rested and tracked, handicap is tough. GABINO who was late 2nd has a chance to step up over extra distance.SPIRIT AND TRUTH warmed up well to win in lower class but beat nothing much. AMAZING CHARM continues to track attractively and run as a weakling.

GABINO(3)-WIN

SPIRIT AND TRUTH(6)-PLACE
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9. TUSCANO won warming up, has penalty to tackle in same class. SHIVALIK DANCE flopped after doing all the forward running, needs different tactics to score. MASSIVE DYNAMICS has been given a run, has been notable in tracks .internal affair has been given runs by the schemers , has a rider switch.

MASSIVE DYNAMICS(5)-WIN

SHIVALIK DANCE(3)/INTERNAL AFFAIR(11)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST=== AZZURO


QUEEN OF WINDSOR MAY UPSET IN SOUTHERN REGENT TROPHY

Friday, August 12, 2016


BANGALORE RACES

1. JUST FABULOUS belongs to a rogue trainer, has failed to deliver at good odds when tried after pulled runs under this rider, may not be wise to back him as favorite as he was a flashy 2nd last time.BOLTS COLT ran a notable race under the good rider and has a chance if ridden sincerely. INTERACTIVE ran well under the good rider, may not be tried now. ONLY PRINCE has yet to earn, has an equally unreliable trainer and has been worked by the rider who can upset. KING'S KID is down in scales.

ONLY PRINCE(9)-WIN

JUST FABULOUS(1)/BOLTS COLT(6)-PLACE

2. SHERWOOD is a well bred filly who has been given a held back run last time, has the fly in rider and has appealed in tracks.ARL ROYAL is from a well performed mare and has shown out in tracks, went for a good gate and may run well in maiden run. FJORD is languishing with the lazy trainer who has not been able to get her racing fit, the speedy breeding and full sister to black type VICTOIRIA HARBOUR needs to be ignored for now. SIMPLE SUM who trailed the field has been scrubbed well in tracks.

SHERWOOD(4)-WIN

ARK ROYAL(6)/SIMPLE SUM(10)-PLACE

3. RAW GOLD is brother to good type STARLET and has been well tracked. SALAZAR is from a good sire and has pleased a lot in preparation, can not be fancied over this distance in maiden run for win. TOWERING HEIGHTS is an ordinary bred who was outraced in last run. QUEEN OF WINDSOR is from a prolific winner mare and has been prepared nicely to be in reckoning if odds are good.

QUEEN OF WINDSOR(9)-WIN

SALAZAAR(4)/ RAW GOLD (3)-PLACE.

4. SALADIN has pleased in tracks and the sparingly raced horse has been given an easy run last time. SHINNING MAGIC was done in by the camera in HONOUR's win, ignore last non try outing and note the rider for the job. MARIKO has often flattered to deceive, remains on suspect list. MONTENEGRO was fighting for his head in last run, was given a shabby ride to loose as he was not backed by the connections, watch for quite support today under the rookie as owner likes to win at longer odds.

SALADIN(1)-WIN

SHINNING MAGIC(2)/ MONTENEGRO(9)

5. BABUSHKA retains form, has incurred serious penalties. ALEXANDRITE needs a good jump , may have been kept in gates in last run as often happens here, trainer is most unreliable? MADAME BOVARY ran a fine 2nd but may not run same every time, weak minded trainers are unpredictable. HONOUR was the most lucky winner who is maintaining form in tracks. AFORE is much better placed than the last named but has a weak rider. LORD DARLINGTON who was a long way home winner should be favored to repeat.

LORD DARLINGTON (11)- WIN

ALEXANDRITE (2)/ AFORE(10)-PLACE

6. IN THE SUNRISE who started racing late is on the up, has pleased in works. FABULOUS who was pulled in ESCALA's win, later won in style and maintains form. ROYAL SCEPTRE is a failed favorite on whom the upcoming trainer has worked a lot. AMAZING SKILL was lucky to get the wire in time , has been tracking for improvement.

ROYAL SCEPTRE(6)-WIN

FABULOUS(2)/ IN THE SUNRISE(1)-PLACE

7. HARLEY QUINN has been an in and out runner who has a good chance, depends on the intent of the trainer who is waiting for the Mysore main season.MISTRESS OF SPICE has a fine chance based on runs, has been well tracked. ROMANTIC HELEN is speedy and has the striking allowance rider. SAGA ran much below par this season. UNBELIEVABLE is from the top sire , may be tried. ZAFRINA is a failed favorite, rider repeats.

ZAFRINA(12)-WIN

MISTRESS OF SPICE(6)/HARLEY QUINN(4)-PLACE.

8. MISS ADLER has not progressed as expected, flopped badly last time, tracks are encouraging. TOPAZ can run a good race with this rider, ignore last suspect run.AGUANTE has been impressive in tracks. PRAZSKY has come down by kilos with runs, can surprise. HAPPY HOURS belongs to an owner whose horses do not perform when backed under good riders, but give him odds and the difference can be seen in effort.

AGUANTE(5)-WIN

TOPAZ(3)/MISS ADLER(2)-PLACE


DAYS BEST=== LORD DARLINGTON



NOVERRO FOR SHRI CHARAN MEMORIAL CUP

Wednesday, August 10, 2016


KOLKATA RACES

1. ARTEGAL is a failed favorite with a rider switch, was late to finish on over the mile. STAR AACT is a nice bred and may like the step up in distance. SHIVALIK SHAKTI is a winner of 5 and has come up with the runs. LEANDRO is not a stayer, has low weights.

ARTEGAL(1)-WIN

SHIVALIK SHAKTI(4)-PLACE

2. ASHI NANGSEY was a too good winner who looks to repeat. SANS PRIX is showing smart works, may need more galloping ground. TWEEDLE DEE is half brother to VIJAY VIRAAJ and has been well summered in Bangalore where he was not allowed to run on merit. TOP LINE has low weights, has won at this level before last season.

TWEEDLE DEE(3)-WIN

ASHI NANGSEY(1)/SANS PRIX(2)-PLACE.

3. RUSTLER is an ordinary bred, had shown some good tracks at Bangalore and is bound to be tried now. ROMAN RIDGES is from a costly purchase mare, this one who has not shown any sparkle, has a low level trainer who likes to wait. ALL ROUNDER has tracked fine, is bred for speed. SPALLANZANI has impressed a lot in preparation and is from a decent mare, needs this run. STEPHANIE is a very ordinary bred but has been summered at Bangalore.

RUSTLER(1)-WIN

SPALLANZANI(6)/ALL ROUNDER(3)-PLACE.

4. BENGAL TIGER ran an encouraging race, is from unreliable connections. ADZUKIS won far more easily than the verdict at the post, looks to repeat. LANNER FALCON has been given runs, was in the leading bunch but was eased up close home. SPEEDY GONZALVES is working attractively, had excelled in his wins in winters.

ADZUKIS(4)-WIN

LANNER FLACON(5)-PLACE

5. NOVERRO is bound to benefit from the hard ridden run as second last time. APTNESS will like the step up in distance. SET AFLAME looks at a decent handicap but tracks are not confirmatory, has better class but may be sacrificed in this run.

NOVERRO(4)-WIN

SET AFLAME (6)-PLACE.

6. COCOANUT won well but was thrashed by ASCEND in maiden race. THE TALISMAN is tracking well, was a money spinner in winters. ASCEND is from a good mare , had excelled in his last win but lacks proper saddle support today. DYSNOMIA was given a suspect ride as favorite and should redeem under this rider.

DYSNOMIA(10)-WIN

ASCEND(9)/THE TALISMAN(8)-PLACE.

7. MULTI VALUE is bred well and has come up a lot since winters, is in top fettle to be a hot favorite now.OATH OF ALLEGIANCE is tracking well. FOREST DUNES has a rider switch after a trial run. IVY moves up in class after a runaway win.SUPREME RULER has potential to upset, from most scheming and unpredictable stables.

MULTI VALUE(1)-WIN

OATH OF ALLEGIANCE(3)/ SUPREME RULER(10)-PLACE


DAYS BEST=== MULTIVALUE



SIOBHAN FOR GOLCONDA JUVENILE MILLION

Monday, August 8, 2016


HYDERABAD RACES

1. HANDY MAN is a well bred who did not like the step up to mile in last run, has been prepared well in morning works.SECRET ART has the experienced rider, the horse is decent bred but lacks much tracks.SHAANDAR has run on board both times, may improve. SUPER RACER is from an ordinary sire, is showing very fast tracks like HOUSE OF COMMONS who flopped at Pune yesterday, has been given a mock but still should not be fancied for win in maiden run if favored by the bookies.NAZAILLA sis a failed favorite who can exploit the good inner draw.

NAZAILLA(9)-WIN

SUPER RACER(7)/ HANDY MAN(3)-PLACE.

2. EURO ZONE has been a money spinner by running into places over varying distances, can upset. SIOBHAN is from a better centre and the win over GOOD FORTUNE was a smashing one.

SIOBHAN(3)-WIN

EURO ZONE (1)-PLACE.

3. BLUE EYED BABE has benefit of a run , may improve.STRENGTH AND BEAUTY is showing fine tracks, rider is a weak one. LIMITATION has been prepared fine. ET VOILA won in style at Bangalore and is retaining form, the half brother to champion horse OCEAN AND BEYOND has ideal weights to carry.

ET VOILA(8)-WIN

LIMITATION(5)/STRENGTH AND BEAUTY(3)-PLACE.

4. WESTERN WIND is a good type who showed out well in mock, has to be tried for win again. Ignore runs of BORN TO DO IT has summered well at Bangalore and will fight out now. ROYAL DYNAMITE won well and may be considered for places only as he faces much better ones now. YES BABY who failed as a favorite has the allowance rider repeating at low weights.

BORN TO DO IT(4)-WIN

WESTERN WIND(2)/ ROYAL DYNAMITE(5)-PLACE.

5. VIJAY VIDHATA won easily and has a stronger rider for repeat try.HAPPY GUY was easily beaten by the first named at level weights in maiden race, goes at lighter scales today. GAARSWOOD had run behind in the same race , has the same equation. COMMANDING BOY is the good sprinter who has been given a half hearted run but I dont fancy the rider much. VALLEE SECRETE is a good type at low weights and has pleased a lot in tracks.

VIJAY VIDHATA(1)-WIN

VALLEE SECRET(8) / COMMANDING BOY(7)-PLACE.

6. SPRINT LEGEND has good early speed but the rider is still raw for the job.ADVOCATE GENERAL won all the way and rider repeats.ROIS CRUISE had run ahead of the last named in THE HEALER'S race, may be fancied.ETERNAL GIFT folded up too fast in last run.

ADVOCATE GENERAL(3)-WIN

ROIS CRUISE(6)/ SPRINT LEGEND(1)-PLACE

7. MASTI is showing out with catchy tracks. PLATINUM gave an armchair ride for win, should be fancied to go up in scales. BOUNCER could have won last time, was done in by an amateurish ride. PAMELLA has run forward races, has low weights.

PLATINUM(5)-WIN

MASTI(3)/ BOUNCER(7)-PLACE.




DAYS BEST=== SIOBHAN



YOUR ROYAL MAJESTY FOR TURF CLUB TROPHY

Sunday, August 7, 2016


PUNE RACES

1. JIGSAW is a stout stayer, who has been tracked well and will be fancied. SHADOWFAX won his last start well and is showing good health in tracks. SET TO FLY is coming down in scales for last two years but has aged. VIXEN lacks preparation.

JIGSAW(1)-WIN

SHADOWFAX(2)-PLACE.

2. STARRY BROOK has been working well and will like the distance.MULTIGLORY had struggled in last two runs, has been tracked fine. MAGNOLIA from a good sire was a good 2nd and has ideal weights in this field. JAZZMYN ran on in lower class, run would be of benefit here.

MAGNOLIA(4)-WIN

STARRY BROOK(1)-PLACE.

3. IRIDISCENCE has tracked well and can deliver under this rider. PHOENIX FIRE is a nice one who was a lte finisher in last run, has a try jockey. TRAHERNE has been nicely prepared, distance is ideal, has been waited with. SAN MARTINO is full brother to SANS PEUR, has not won yet and may struggle in this class.

TRAHERNE(5)-WIN

PHOENIX FIRE(4)/IRIDISCENCE(2)-PLACE

4. CHEER LEADER appears a promising type who is well bred and won her maiden run in taking style, has pleased in preparation. SKY MINE is half sister to RUSSIAN LINK and is showing out in tracks, this years crop of the recently relocated sire has done very well in monsoon conditions.FLASHY WINGS is tracking nicely. ICE ANGEL is regularly tracked. RAINBOW DASH is full sister to BULLRUN and is from the top stables who has been given a handy mock.

CHEER LEADER(1)-WIN

SKY MINE(2)/ RAINBOW DASH(7)-PLACE.

5. MAGICAL DANCER impressed in mock, may be tried. FORTUNA has been given runs over extra furlong in Mumbai, can sprint well. MARCUS AURELIUS had finished strongly under this work jockey last time, has tracked well.MIGHTY SPLENDOUR looks a trier with the rookie. BELIEVER is a failed favorite who has not been sighted in mornings. ARTIFICIAL is a top bred half brother to black type FLASHING STAR, could not sustain under a hard ride in maiden run, has been extensively tracked and may oblige in the suspect field.

ARTIFICIAL(9)-WIN

MAGICAL DANCER(1)/FORTUNA(2)-PLACE.


6. KING OF KILLEN is half brother to OUTER SPACE, is from a moderate bred mare and can place under a hard ride. LOAFER is full brother to black type JEFFERSON, has been nicely prepared. FURY is full sister to black type SWISS EAGLE and has been hardened up with forward runs, has a very fine chance in this field. NUTCRACKER is one of the most exciting breds in the country and is from the top stable, may show improvement over maiden run.

NUTCRACKER(9)-WIN

FURY(7)/KING OF KILLEN(3)-PLACE.

7. YOUR ROYAL MAJESTY is a top horse over this distance, has excelled in works. DANCING PRANCES is showing zestful tracks.COLUMBIANA has been nicely prepared and has always competed well against classic horses, impressed in mock.HOLY SMOKE faces a real test today, is pitched against classic types. APACHE has excelled in Mumbai season but I have never seen Dasrath singh shinning in big events, he just may flounder again.

YOUR ROYAL MAJESTY(3)-WIN

APACHE(9)/COLUMBIANA(6)-PLACE

8. HOUSE OF COMMONS is from a prolific and winner producing mare who gave numerous multi winners in Italy, however this one is the last of her foals, the sire promised much but proved ordinary, coming to the race, tracks are very speedy and he is bound to be a hot favorite, negative thing is first run and an unreliable trainer with such favorites, can win on sincere effort. PUGNACIOUS is bred for staying distances, had run green last time.FROSTED is working well.ZINFANDELLE is a very nice bred sister to good types SUN MOON AND STARS and UNICO CORAZON, should need this run.

HOUSE OF COMMONS(1)-WIN

ZINFANDELLE(9)/PUGNACIOUS(4)-PLACE.

9. INDUS PRINCE had led in well and will be fancied to redeem today. FRANZ FERDINAND is from an ordinary mare and is from the late crop of the world class sire, has impressed a lot in tracks.MR FORD belongs to the trainer, can do well at good odds. SILVER GHOST has come down with runs and should strike now whenever backed.The new owner of SMART CHOICE has picked up a decent filly, may not be tried straightaway.

INDUS PRINCE(1)-WIN

FRANZ FERDINAND(3)/ MR FORD(4)-PLACE


DAYS BEST=== MAGNOLIA



B FIFTY TWO FOR STRENGTH TO STRENGTH TROPHY

Saturday, August 6, 2016


PUNE RACES

1. ALFONSO has been nicely tracked but does not have Dasrath riding? ZABROK appears to have been prepared discretely, has been backed to favorism earlier under this rider when done in by top weight. SIMON SAYS from one of the weaker trainers had flopped as favorite in last run, may be tried. ROYAL ECCLAIR had run some try races in last season, can do well. CHIVALROUS KNIGHT has been scrubbed in works, rookie will try to ride out.

SIMON SAYS (4)-WIN

ZABROK(3)/ CHIVALOROUS KNIGHT(9)-PLACE.


2. HEATHER is sparingly raced and appears to have been worked away from reporters, distance suits and Chauhan rides best for the top trainer.B FIFTY TWO is a good type who looks in fine nick. PHENOMENAL MEMORY has been tracking,has low weights.

B FIFTY TWO(3)-WIN

PHENOMENAL MEMORY(4)-PLACE

3. ALTUS is working well, has top weight. ALIBOXER is a speedy one , has beaten BULLDOZER conceding weight before. The later has improved much since then and is notable in tracks, is much better bred. AAMERICAN AGATTA ran a bit below par, may have been a deliberate ruse, it is being done abundantly at all the centers.

BULLDOZER(3)-WIN

AAMERICAN AGATTA(6)/ ALIBOXER(2)-PLACE

4. PARAMOUR is from a top broodmare sire and has shown off her genes in runaway wins last season, has to be beaten. HARVEY is notable in tracks, is also on the up.THE CHAMP is from a renowned speedy sire and has weight advantage. SYDNEY HARBOUR has Bangalore form but runs against established speedsters now.

THE CHAMP(4)-WIN

PARAMOUR(2)-PLACE.

5. ZOOM ZOOM is down in scales. PHOENIX KNIGHT had failed to deliver in last run, has been prepared well. BARYSHNIKHOV has come up with twin wins at the end of the season. SPEAR OF TRIUM was fighting for his head but was kept on leash last week, watch for support now.

SPEAR OF TRIUM(8)-WIN

PHOENIX KNIGHT(3)/BARYSHNIKHOV(4)-PLACE


6. ARAGON is full brother to good type AURIGA and has pleased in gates. GREEK GODDESS is from a decent sire but an ordinary mare, has been working since jan, had run a good mock against SOLOMON and has been nicely prepared. MY BLESSINGS is looking to have come to hand, may run well. ROYAL MEWS may set up the pace for owner mate and give way, has pleased in tracks.

GREEK GODDESS(5)-WIN

ARAGON(1)/ ROYAL MEWS(7)-PLACE.

7. NATURE BOY has an upcoming rookie, has won 3 sprints. DICTATOR runs on sufferance, may place. SUNNY SEA is speedy. PALACE GIRL is an always trier, has the rider for the job. ENTHRALLING from the top sire has a fine handicap and a try rider.ZAHARAZAN is unreliable, has been worked. CANNON BALL RUN has been given an outing, note rider switch.

ENTHRALLING(5)-WIN

CANNONBALL RUN(8)/ ZAHRAZAN(7)-PLACE

8. FLYING DRAGON is showing fitness in mornings.CELESTIAL LIGHT is the youngster, half sister to SHIVALIK FIRE, has been working well. MIDNIGHT RUN who runs best when fresh can upset. FROSTY goes at low weights and has come up since maiden run, dam is from SADDLERS WELLS but has been a disappointment with her produce. TONTERIAis from a well performed dam and had run an encouraging race last time, has a rider who looks to have improved his craft lately, may oblige.

FROSTY(11) -WIN

TONTERIA(12)/MIDNIGHT RUN(9)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST===B FIFTY TWO





ALAINDAIR FOR KARNATAKA SUPER MILE CHMAPIONSHIP CUP

Friday, August 5, 2016


BANGALORE RACES

1. SHINNING ARMOUR can speed up , was favored to win in DUBAI ONE 's race in winters, the rookie has not shown any enterprise in his rides so far. BREAKING AWAY may be waited with. VEDA has pleased in tracks, has not raced for long. THUNDERSQUALL who flopped as a hot favorite has been very well prepared and has a chance to redeem. DRACAARYS has low weights.

THUNDER SQUALL(9)-WIN

SHINNING ARMOR(2)/ DRACARYS(12)-PLACE


2. CADILAC SKY is a twice beaten favorite with a rider switch, ignore if favored again as top weight does not suit. DE VILLE BUTTERFLY has looked fit in tracks, may be tried, races after long. INTERESTING can win if rider shows the same enterprise as on ATLANTIS yesterday, ran 5th against catchy ones. REPSOL may do well on level jump. FLIRTING EYES looks a trier, stable is dwindling fast , has a weak rider.

INTERESETING(5)-WIN

CADILAC SKY (1)/ FLIRTING EYES(9)-PLACE.

3. MADURO had run an encouraging 3rd to WHOMAKESTHERULES, . did not like the mile last time and is now showing out well in mornings.NATANZA impressed in last win. PROSPERINE ran a fine 3rd against good types, will fight out. HAVELOCK PRINCESS was beaten close home by ARAK , was outpaced in last run.

MADURO(2)- WIN

PROSPERINE(5)/ HAVELOCK PRINCESS (7)--PLACE

4. MAGICAL LIGHT is speedy and has a try rider, may carry the weight. ARECA WONDER is improving, tracks are pleasing. WISE GUY showed out on his own in last two runs, has the handicap to win.AMORATE has been worked but definitely needs a run.

MAGICAL LIGHT(1)-WIN

WISE GUY(9)/ ARECA WONDER (3)-PLACE.

5. ALAINDAIR is a champion horse who is in top fettle to be a serious contender for the feature race. BOLD COMMAND won warming up, has incurred penalty difficult to defy with the ordinary rider. BRILLIANT CUT is in great heart in preparation, ignore runs over staying trips as he is basically a miler. BOOKER JONES has slight weight advantage vis a vis first named, distance will suit.

ALAINDAIR(1)-WIN

BRILLIANT CUT(3)/ BOOKER JONES(5)-PLACE.


6. BACK IN A FLASH is on a roll, looked very comfortable in last win. MILLROSE ran a weak race under an ordinary jockey, should compete even with youngsters with a forward run.GOOD FORTUNE ran a fine 2nd to RAFA , is on the up and will run well again. TARINI is from a very good mare and has potential , may surprise.

BACK IN A FLASH(6)-WIN

GOOD FORTUNE(11)/ TARINI(12)-PLACE

7. Sandesh has decided to go on a problem horse of one of the most manipulative trainer, hope he thinks wiser in future. GOODWILL WARRIOR runs in lower class with a rookie, distance suits. NAGARJUNA has come up on his own and the lazy trainer has not done much, he won easily and the rookie can ride well again. TREE LOUNGE is out of form.TUSCANO finished late, has a weaker rider today. ICEPICK WILLIE ran a good forward race, will look to place again.EMANCIPATION has a try rider at low weights for a scheming trainer, has won 3 times over this distance before.

EMANCIPATION(12)-WIN

NAGARJUNA(8)/TUSCANO(10)-PLACE.

8. PERFECTO is a well bred who has been meticulously tracked since early season and can score. SUPER SMART can run a good race. CAMPARI GIRL ran like a dud as favorite, ignore for now.FILM SCRIPT is half sister to CNNEMARA and is coming to hand, but i think stable mate LAMREI has a better chance of placing with a forward run. TAMARA has pleased in tracks, looks improved.

PERFECTO(6)-WIN

TAMARA(12)/ LAMREI(10)-PLACE.

DAYS BEST===ALAINDAIR




SPORTING PLEASURE FOR SUMMER MILLION

Thursday, August 4, 2016


BANGALORE RACES

1. GALINO had run 2nd in higher class, has been tracked but concedes weight. IRISH PRINCE was backed under a weak jockey and obviously was beaten well before the race heated up, has a top rider for a try.Ignore last few runs of SEA DOVE. had run an impressive 2nd to INTERACTIVE earlier.CAMP FIRE has placed first time and will be tried with rider repeating at low weights.

SEA DOVE(9)-WIN

IRISH PRINCE(7)/GALINO(1)-PLACE


2. GYPSY is from the recently deceased good sire , was given a pulled ride in maiden run. He is looking good in tracks and should improve. CAPE CROSS ran an exciting 2nd and has been showing out with speedy tracks, has an ordinary rider . CAROLINA finished on well and had run a in a tighter group. SHAN BEN AARI ran a fine 2nd to ANANTARA at Mysore and should now break the jinx of being the bridesmaid continuously. TALLADEGA is a failed favorite who will like the extra yards.

SHAN BEN AARI(8)-WIN

TALLADEGA(9)/ CAROLINA(4)

3. TOP SPOT is in form but is basically a sprinter. THE LIETENANT won going away and has been very regularly worked, is on the up, ignore defeat against ZUCCHERO when he was unfit.DAZZLING BAY has the best handicap but it would be futile to tip a horse under the combination of trainer/ rider who are looking very ordinary in performance.RUSSIAN LINK looks jaded whereas COLD STREAM has come up a lot since last surprise win.HAVELOCK PRINCE appears to have suffered a set back after last win.EMPEROR CRUISE has slid down max in scales, may place.

THE LIEUTENANT(4)-WIN

DAZZLING BAY(5)/ EMPEROR CRUISE(11)-PLACE.

4. CATALEYA showed that she was suspect over the mile in last run, has been well tracked for improvement, concedes crucial weight. SHERYL has won both starts impressively, retains form . SPORTING PLEASURE from a non raced mare showed out with a fluent win promising much more. SPLENDID SPLASHER is a nice bred who is catching the eye with smart works.

SPORTING PLEASURE(3)-WIN

SHERYL(2)-PLACE

5. SILVER LEGEND has leg problems, has been tracked well for fitness, may compete well. VICIOUS CIRCLE has fine form and should be trying. RAPID ADVANCE finished well and rookie repeats. FREE STYLE is tracking fine. CANNES has a jockey looking to win all the time. LIEGE LORD may place on rider effort.

VICIOUS CIRCLE(4)-WIN

SILVER LEGEND(3)/ RAPID ADVANCE(6)-PLACE.


6. KAPALUA who runs on demotion is bred for speed and should shoot away under the hard rider. TROJAN is a failed favorite who has shifted stables and has been nicely tracked. MEEJAZ looks a tryer after easy runs, is from a weak mare.SUPER GLOW is coming to hand.

KAPALUA(1)-WIN

MEEJAZ(7)/ TROJAN(2)-PLACE.

7. SHIVALIK FIRE is very regularly tracked, jockey is weak. SANS PEUR chased home the too good winner in last run, has good form to win. VIVID IMPRESSION remains on list of up setters at this level. BONFIRE ran a very poor race last time and now runs in higher class with a top jockey, distance is ideal.

SANS PEUR(5)-WIN

BONFIRE(10)/VIVID IMPRESSION(7)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST===KAPALUA




DAYS BEST== MULTITUDE

MULTITUDE FOR HARRY THE HORSE CUP

Wednesday, August 3, 2016


KOLKATA RACES

1. CADMAN is a nice bred half brother to KALAMARIS and had impressed in his maiden win, maintains good tracks. GLAMOUROUS GLORY has the advantage of forward run.DIXIE DIAMOND is a nice type youngster who is working well and has won over a mile. DARK ANGEL will like the travel, is working fit.

DIXIE DIAMOND(6)-WIN

CADMAN(1)/GLAMOROUS GLORY(3)-PLACE.

2. NATIVE SPEAKER was ridden out towards the end in last race, had run a good 2nd to APPLE in winters, is still a maiden.UPTOWN GIRL has been given a leisurely run. LINEAGE ran a very easy race, has all the chances 0f showing improvement now as is the trend at this centre. KANHA ran a good 2nd at longer odds, will he be ridden to win now as he is normally tried at longer odds only.

LINEAGE(7)-WIN

NATIVE SPEAKER(2)/KANHA(8)-PLACE.

3. AHLAN is an ordinary bred who has a try rider. FABIENNE was running in van till the race came to a boil, should improve on that effort today.RABDA is from an ordinary sire, last run was a forward one, may surprise. BLAZING BULLET is a decent bred half brother to KOH SAMUI and is looking in fine trim in mornings.

BLAZING BULLET (8)-WIN

RABDA(7)/ FABIENNE(6)-PLACE

4. SUNSET SAIL has top weight against, looks fit. OPHION pleased a lot in effortless win in winters, maintains good form in tracks. RACHMANINOFF won a hard fought race, will do well again at low weights.

OPHION(4)-WIN

RACHMANINOFF(7)-PLACE

5. EVESHAM is a good sprinter who is in good health, has a good winter report. MR GORGEOUS needs more distance. MULTITUDE is a fine bred who has strong credentials for having run the champion Indian horse close twice in winters. BULLET is the grand oldie who can always throw a big scare with his turn of foot. KNIGHTHOOD has the best form from Bangalore season and can play spoilsport.

MULTITUDE(4)-WIN.

EVESHAM(1)-PLACE


6. Ignore last run of RIO, he is due to strike with a forward run. ANNIE OAKLEY had shaped like winner close home in last run, will she be tried again? APERCUS has tracked well, can go all the way. XOTICA has won both times in taking style, needs to be followed.

XOTICA( 10)-WIN

APERCUS (6)/ RIO( 3)-PLACE

7. TREASURE ISLAND was the unlucky looser who may look to redeem . WAR GAMES ran a fine race but has a bad draw today. EMPOWERED was given a suspect run as a favorite, trainer is known for her record of failed favorites. SUPER STRIKER ran an easy race, has a rider switch.HIGHLAND KINGS has low weights, is down a lot in scales.

EMPOWERED (5)-WIN

SUPER STRIKER(9)/ TREASURE ISLAND(1)-PLACE




DAYS BEST== MULTITUDE

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