MEKONG DELTA FOR HOMY MODY TROPHY

Sunday, December 31, 2017




MUMBAI RACES


1.

MEKONG DELTA is winner of just one race over a mile early in her career, has piled up handicap points with each run , mostly in good company but has not been able to score despite promising runs, has a chance today.
PHENOMENAL MEMORY is getting down in scales but last run needs to be ignored, can step up pace here.
ETERNAL SUNSHINE is from a flop trainer who has been unable to find winners on backed horses for months now, last run was suggestive.
SQUARE MOON is being regularly tracked, can stay well.

MEKONG DELTA(1)-WIN

SQUARE MOON(4)-PLACE.

2

JAGER BOMB ran much below his level in last run, may improve .
SWIFTNESS is a modest bred who won over Derby distance comfortably in Pune and has been kept in fettle by regular tracks, looks to fight it out in the small field.
SMASHER is a top bred half sister to the Indian 1000 Guineas winner SMASHING, the dam has also given good one in SWASHBUCKLER but later foals have been average. This one has disappointed in his 4 outings and the trainer has worked on him, still to win this distance even at low weights will be a big challenge.

SWIFTNESS(4)-WIN

SMASHER(6)-PLACE.

3.
TURF DANCER came up late in last run, distance is ideal and has potential to do well.
SUMMER RAYS is a fine sprinter who could not do well over extended distances, won very well as a hot favorite and has a good fight on hand.
EXCELLENT GOLD has won thrice in a row, has a good turn of footand is from a line of fine sprinters produced by the dam.
MAKINO runs at low weights with hope.

SUMMER RAYS(4)-WIN

EXCELLENT GOLD(5)-PLACE


4.
IN THE STARS ran a suspect held back race as a favorite, was warming up well finally close home, has a decent chance to win in this weaker set up of horses.
GOLDEN ECLIPSE had impressed with her wins last Mumbai season, has been brought down with runs at Pune, can sprint well.
ROOSEVELT is a modest bred who can not be evaluated based on last two runs, had beaten GOLDIES PET easily earlier.
AEOLUS MAXIMUS has a jockey change, may place.

IN THE STARS (1)-WIN

ROOSEVELT(3)/ GOLDEN ECLIPSE(2)-PLACE.

5.

SILVER EDGE was a very comfortable winner who will look to repeat.
FORTITUDE is a flop horse from the top stable, has a worrying pedigree, was easily beaten in Pune, may have been prepared on machines indoors.
CAREFREE has better scales today to do well under the allowance rider.
RED FORT is tracking regularly, can stay the trip.
DIABLO is tracking nicely, has a try jockey.
ABU AL BUKHOOSH is the surprise element in the race, had run a promising 3rd in GDANSK s race at Pune.

SILVER EDGE(1)-WIN

CAREFREE(3)/ FORTITUDE(2)-PLACE.

6.

WALK ON BY is speedy, ignore last run.
MAGIC DUST was a notable finisher who has scope to win if tried now.
FLOWER DUST has the rookie repeating, is yet to earn.
SAFFRON FLOWER has been given a run, comes into reckoning based on Pune runs, has ideal low weights.

MAGIC DUST(7)-WIN

WALK ON BY (2)/ SAFFORN FLOWER (10)-PLACE.


7.

SAIL PAST is the oldie who came up well in the straight, has won both his successes over this distance only.
TOMAHAWK from a weak trainer has a good handicap chance.
HUNAYN was a fighting 2nd to STAR ACE at Pune, has a rider switch.
GALTERO may finally earn, has a chance in this company.
GOLD SMITH is still a maiden , was given a held back ride in DRAGON MOSS s win, can strike with the better rider today.

TOMAHAWK(5) -WIN

GOLD SMITH (11)/ HUNAYN(7)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST==== MEKONG DELTA

ORGANIC FOR JUVENILE CUP

Friday, December 29, 2017



DELHI RACES


1.

ROYAL GREY is a decent youngster who won well last season and has been given runs, has tracked fine and ran a suggestive mock, whether he will be tried, one cant predict.
SUPERSTAR SUPREME had beat a good horse in COSTA BRAVA in Pune, has impressed in tracks, back him if odds are firm.
MR CHAIRMAN is a failed favorite, was kept wide, has scope.
SEA STORM is working nicely, winner of 3 races has not obliged this season.

SUPERSTAR SUPREME(2)-WIN

MR CHAIRMAN(4)/ SEA STORM(8)-PLACE.

2.

LOOKS SENSATIONAL had led in well and faded out, the aged rider repeats.
AMAZING JET was a good winner who is catching the eye with smart tracks.
MY ABLAZE may place again if ridden out like last time.
FLORI DE CAMA is winner of 9 races and will gain from the lung opener last week.

AMAZING JET(2)-WIN

FLORI DE CAMA(13)/ MY ABLAZE(3)-PLACE.

3.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS runs too soon and with a weak rookie, may lead in.
MIZZILA GOLD has the experienced but ordinary flying in rider, should do well after the last easy run.
RANN VIJAY may place under the weak rookie as he has good early speed.
DOMINATING GIRL is a failed favorite who is showing out with impressive tracks, will try to go all the way.

MIZZILA GOLD(4)-WIN

DOMINATING GIRL(12)/TERMS AND CONDITIONS(3)-PLACE.

4.

MY CRYSTAL retains form and has to be followed after her smashing win last time.
SHENGLI has run some forward races, may be tried.
ASHWA CHICAGO runs on demotion, distance is ideal.
GRACE KELLY ran on in vain chase, rider repeats.
SEA CLIFF likes this trip, may be tried.

MY CRYSTAL(1)-WIN

ASHWA CHICAGO(5)/ GRACE KELLY (6)-PLACE.

5

ASHWA JAWALA is from the good sire and has been decently prepared.
SNOHVIT will benefit from last run, the half brother to SHENGLI is from a decent sire.
SOLID WOOD impressed in mock, should do well in maiden outing.
ORGANIC is bred for speed and has been well tuned for the day, was kept on leash in mock.

ORGANIC(6)-WIN

ASHWA JAWALA(1)-PLACE.

6.

UDAAN has been fooled around with, runs on demotion, appears that the owner has cooked his chips, no show at any centre.
ARTAXIUS won well and looks to repeat.
GUNSLINGER looks well recovered, may run well.
BLUE PRINT has won at this level before, may upset.

ARTAXIAS(2)-WIN

BLUE PRINT(9)/UDAAN(1)-PLACE.

7.

ASHWA KUNDAN runs his last race and on sufferance, may place again.
DARING CAT has forward form and rookie may try with a going away effort.
GLENEAGLES is a flop horse with a weak rider.
ACROPOLIS finished when winner was sighted, has a rider failing time and again this season, may oblige.

ACROPOLIS(8)-WIN

ASHWA KUNDAN(1)/ DARING CAT(2)-PLACE.




DAYS BEST==== AMAZING JET

BATELEUR FOR EDGAR DESYLVA TROPHY

Thursday, December 28, 2017



MUMBAI RACES


1.

MOONSHINE has impressed a lot in last going away win, may like the added distance and repeat.
LORD OF THE SEA has been very well tracked and should fight out.
GLORIOUSUS came up well in the home run in last run, can step up.

MOON SHINE(1)-WIN

LORD OF THE SEA(2)-PLACE.

2
DANCING HOOVES is from a well performed and versatile dam, the half brother to STAR PRESENTATION has come to hand early and is working in forward condition.
HOPE AND GLORY is half brother to Derby winner TOROROSSO, has been prepared and looks fit.
OCTAVIAN is from the precocious sire and is speedy in tracks.
BLUE BELL is from a speedy sire and a well bred dam, has come up well in tracks.
FANFARE is from an ordinary sire and has been tracked fine.

DANCING HOOVES(1)-WIN

BLUE BELL(4)-PLACE

3.
KING OF KILLEN won hard ridden and has a stronger rider but top weight is a stopper.
SUMAAQ is due for a win, has been running below potential.
CARNIVAL was ambitiously tried over a distance unsuitable to the sires progeny, M O Kintyre is not known for winners beyond a mile, sometimes the trainers in their own arrogance tend to over look these facts, has a weak field to beat today.
REDS REVENGE had run a fair 3rd to SHERLOCK at Pune over a mile, has been given a held back run.

CARNIVAL(4)-WIN

KING OF KILLEN(1)/REDS REVENGE(5)-PLACE.

4.

CARBONARA is a good type who is working impressively, distance is ideal, may need a run at top weight.
YANA RASCALA was not bale to justify the hype and the favorite rating and was always a beaten horse in last run, has not been able to show out in tracks, may be favored once again.
BATELEUR is on the up and the well bred has lower weights.

BATELEUR (4)-WIN

YANA RASCALA(2)-PLACE.

5.

AME has always fizzled out close home, handicap is tough.
OUTSTANDING is the youngster who finished well from the mid field,the modest bred has been shown gates.
SIMONA is down in scales, may need more distance.
SUDARSHAN CHAKRA showed some improvement in last outing, has a rider switch.
LILAC TIME was ridden to loose, this trainers horses have a specific pattern at this race course, rarely win when backed.

OUTSTANDING(2)-WIN

LILAC TIME(6)/ AME (1)-PLACE.

6.

THE CIVILIAN had run a notable 2nd to good type EXCELLENT GOLD at Pune, has been given a feeble run here, allowance rider may try now.
AN JOLIE challenged well and went down fighting in last race, that run has brought her on.
HEDWIG has been waited with and today has the ideal rider, was packed at Pune when running under this jockey.
FRINZE BENEFIT has gained from trainer change and came up well in last run, has a rookie at low weights.

HEDWIG(6)-WIN

AN JOLIE(4)/THE CIVILIAN(1)-PLACE.

7.
CHAPLIN is a decent bred who has pleased in tracks and goes with a better rider today.
GOSHAWK was ridden over confidently by Sandesh, the way the rookies ride and took down loads of money of punters as the horse has appeared a cinch on preparation and earlier runs, is from a sire who won a grade 1 race and is reasonably successful in breeding, needs another look under this rider.
HOPELICIOUS is from a modest sire who finished impressively last time and is being scrubbed in tracks.
ARC SHINE from an ordinary sire has been doing well consistently and can not be ignored .
NEMBE GREEK is bred for speed and is tracking fine.

GOSHAWK(2)-WIN

CHAPLIN(1)/HOPELICIOUS(5)-PLACE.

DAYS BEST==== CARNIVAL

SALAZAAR FOR CHAMUNDI ,MILLION

Wednesday, December 27, 2017


MYSORE RACES


1.
GARRISON is a decent bred from a black type mare and the full brother to ZODIAC & TRANCE has pleased in preparation.
MEMORITER is from a freshman sire but a well bred mare, may run well, tracks are not much to gloat about.
POSEIDON is looking fresh and appears to have come to hand, is ordinarily bred.
BEAT THE ODDS is a decent bred, half sister to REFERENT looks precocious and may compete well in maiden run.
ORIENDA is from a top mare but sire is not very influential, the half sister to black type ARTS, and speedy ARTISTIC has come up well in gates.

GARRISON(2)-WIN

BEAT THE ODDS(5)/ POSEIDON(4)-PLACE.

2.
ITALION STALLION may speed up in the whipless race, has been working well.
ORDER ORDER finished wide and fast, has a good chance with this rarely riding jockey.
DELILAH has pleased in gates.
AMAZING BEAUTY came up well in last run.

ORDER ORDER(3)-WIN

DELILAH (4)/ AMAZING BEAUTY(7)-PLACE.

3.
NIKKA was ambitiously tried over extra yards, present trip suits.
VENUS STAR surprised with a fast finish, was hoodwinking all with poor runs in earlier outings, has pleased in tracks.
RARE AND BOLD has pleased in tracks, runs after long.
AMARIS ran below potential in last run, has been worked.
DONT TRUST ANYONE has low weights, is being held back.

AMARIS(6)-WIN

VENUS STAR(4)/RARE AND BOLD(3)-PLACE

4.
A CROWN has hardly been seen since the double win, has top weight against.
ABLE MASTER maintains form.
ASTRILD was packed in last run, has pleased in tracks and has age on side.
Looks difficult for the aged AS GOOD AS IT GETS to repeat, pulled off a good gamble last time.
PERFECTO is the failed favorite who flashed hard but late in last run, may redeem now.

PERFECTO (7)-WIN

ASTRILD (4)/ABLE MASTER (3)-PLACE.

5
TREMENDOUS was an impressive finisher who has pleased in tracks.
SACHI has a good rider but runs after very long, is working well.
ZIDAAN is bound to be under the whip after earning well just prior to retirement.
BE BOLD fought and lost, has low weights.

TREMENDOUS(2)-WIN

BE BOLD (11)/ ZIDAAN (9)-PLACE.

6.
SALAZAAR was an impressive winner at Hyderabad and has maintained fitness.
BOOKER JONES goes over ideal distance, has a handicap chance to do well.
AZZURO impressed in mock, appears out of form.
LET THE LION ROAR won well last season, lacks preparation.

SALAZAAR(1)-WIN

BOOKER JONES(2)/AZZURO(3)-PLACE.


7.

FIRE RAINBOW may be tried after demotion, has a handicap chance but rider is a non tryer these days.
BLUES LEGEND is capable of running well when fresh.
PSYCHIC WARRIOR has been burning the track for long, has to be backed in this group, has won a black type race before.
CANTABRIA is notable in tracks, rider is ordinary.
PRINCE AZEEM may be aged but is working keen.

PSYCHIC WARRIOR(3)-WIN

PRINCE AZEEM (5)/ CANTABRIA(4)-PLACE.

8.
AYAHUASCA looks a tryer with the allowance rider, can speed up.
OCEANA ran a forward race, may go all the way.
FLAMING SPEAR likes to lead, may be tried.
CERZAMA looks fit, has been worked nicely.

OCEANA(4)-WIN

AYAHUASCA(2)/ CERZAMA(7)-PLACE


DAYS BEST==== PSYCHIC WARRIOR

MULTITUDE LOOKS FORMIDABLE IN THE ARMY CUP

Tuesday, December 26, 2017


KOLKATA RACES SELECTIONS



1.
DIAMOND CREEK(4)-WIN

ROMAN RIDGES(9)/I ME N MYSELF(1)-PLCAE


2.
MILFORD SOUND(3)-WIN

CHITTAGONG(7)/LUCKY STREAK(1)-PLACE


3.

ARAGON(1)-WIN

RED BUG(2)/ LOGANO(8)-PLACE

4.

LEVANTE(12)-WIN

CITY HEIGHTS(8)/CLAYMORE(2)-PLACE


5

MULTITUDE(1)-WIN

EVESHAM(2)-PLACE.

6.
OCCITAN(6)-WIN

ARMINUS(3)/ MOCHA LOCA(10)-PLACE.


7.

ETERNALLY(7)-WIN

DEVOTION(3)/UNCROWNED KING(1)-PLACE.


8.

CONSTANCE(10)-WIN

THISYEARSLOVE(4)/ANTARES(3)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST==== MULTITUDE


DOUBLE--- MILFORD SOUND X LEVANTE

TEMERITY HAS A SLIGHT EDGE IN SCINDIA TROPHY

Sunday, December 24, 2017


MUMBAI RACES


1.
DROGO came up well against BIG SUR, has been well worked since, distance suits.
ASPEN likes staying races, is showing zestful tracks.
BABY FACE was ridden a bit tentatively and obviously went down at cramped odds, has a better rider now.

DROGO(1)-WIN

BABY FACE (5)-PLACE.

2
MOZART is a decent bred and has been worked lightly.
RETAINED ASSET is the one with the best bred dam, full brother to ROMAN RIDGES has been very well prepared for the maiden run.
OOMPH is from an ordinary sire, has come up nicely in training.

RETAINED ASSET(3)-WIN

OOMPH(6)-PLACE.

3.
SAGITTARIUS was perhaps packed in last run, had earlier run well against ADMO, is looking good in tracks here.
SOUTHERN STORM has come up well in tracks, looks promising.
ARASHI has been working easy, flopped last time but has proper owners now.
ARTUS is full sister to XISCA, is impressive in tracks
KIMBERELLA is the one who is looking best in tracks, was given a soft ride last time, came up well when front runners were fighting out, the half sister to ANAROSA has a chance now.

KIMBERELLA(7)-WIN

ARTUS(6)/SOUTHERN STORM(4)-PLACE.

4.
LINCOLN is a pure sharp sprinter, could not go the extra yards, has been very well sharpened up and should go all the way now.
ELYSEE is speedy and showed out in a mock.
LOIRE has been given a soft run, was a fine winner twice at Pune, has low weights.
ORACLE has worked well and impressed in gates.

LINCOLN(2)-WIN

LOIRE(5)/ORACLE(6)-PLACE.

5.
TEMERITY defied the handicap and won fighting in last run, is in fine fettle.
WHO MAKES THE RULE is showing out in tracks, distance is ideal, has run ahead of last named in last encounter at Pune.
ASTER ROSE is in fine form and will try to finish on.
B FIFTY TWO is a very versatile one , will try to go all the way.

TEMERITY(1)-WIN

B FIFTY TWO (4)-PLACE.

6.
GLORIOUS ANGEL is working very well and can surprise.
COLLEGIUM has age on side, lacks preparation.
SAFDAR was a good 2nd in last run, has impressed in tracks.
DIBABA has been running fine races consistently and has a handicap chance here.
ADONIJAH was slow off from gates in last run, has been very well tracked with senior horses of the stables.
PRICELESS ART ran a weak race with a better rider, has not been sighted since then.

ADONIJAH(13)-WIN

DIBABA(10)/ SAFDAR(4)-PLACE


7.
INVICTUS MANEO won well in maiden run, is from a good sire to progress, has been working impressively.
STUNNER is an ordinary one from the scheming owner, may be tried.
MULTI STAR was an impressive winner who is in top form to look for repeat.
FURIOSA finished well, may be tried.

INVICTUS MANEO(2)-WIN

MULTI STAR(6)/ STUNNER(3)-PLACE.

8.
FANTASIA is from an ordinary breeding, looks improved in tracks.
TOWERING STROM is galloping well and has been given runs, field is for the taking here, trainers intent is a dilemma.
STAR SCHOLAR was backed somewhat last time but fizzled out.
STARR VERDICT has a semblemnce of chance at this handicap.
SIR SONG has been running suggestive races, has low weights and rider repeats.

SIR SONG(10)-WIN

THUNDER STORM(3)/FANTASIA(1)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST==== LINCOLN

GRYFFINDOR FOR POLICE COMMISSIONERS CUP

Saturday, December 23, 2017


KOLKATA RACES SELECTIONS



1.


TSAVO(2)-WIN

SMITH AND WESSON(6)/ QUEENS KITTEN(5)-PLACE

2.

FIORELLE(2)-WIN

BAMBINI FESTA(7)/AQUATICAA (9)-PLACE

3.
LADY TWO(1)-WIN

OUTRIDER(6)/ CARPE NOCTEM(10)-PLACE

4.
AIYANA(3)-WIN

VRISHANK(2)-PLACE

5
VERY SPECIAL(1)-WIN

INDUS PRINCE(9)/ZANDRA(5)-PLACE

6.
MULTI VALUE(2)-WIN

BEACH GAME(1)/NOBU(10)-PLACE

7.
GRYFFINDOR(11)-WIN

GLORIOUS LEAPS(9)/BANG BANG(1)-PLACE

8.
FORTUNE EXPRESS(9)-WIN

NOVERRO(3)/BRAHAMCHARI(2)-PLACE.

9.
ARCHIVOLT(4)-WIN

NAUMEE(2)/STUDIO FIFTY FOUR(9)-PLACE


DAYS BEST==== AIYANA


DOUBLE--- GRYFFINDOR X FORTUNE EXPRESS

SUPREME GENERAL FOR RAJPIPLA TROPHY

Friday, December 22, 2017


MUMBAI RACES


1.
JAGER BOMB can not be considered for win because of age and weight being carried.
GDANSK has not been sighted on tracks since arrival from Pune , has moved up in class after the narrow win.
TORREZO is being scrubbed in tracks, has a rider totally out of confidence of his skills.
IT’S A DEAL has benefit of run and has a decent handicap.
MASQUERDE moved up well from the bend in KING OF KILLENs win and is tracking well.

MASQUERADE(7)-WIN

IT’S A DEAL(6)JAGER BOMB(1)-PLACE.

2.
CONGRESSIONAL has been tracked fine and has not been tried last season, Is looking for form.
RAEES has done well at Pune over staying distances, races against much better types today.
SUPREME GENERAL has run below par after good tracks, has a rider to strike over ideal distance.
MEKONG DELTA has been sharpened up nicely, has a chance at these weights.
SILVER BEAUTY has been tracked regularly, is not the same horse as last winters.

SUPREME GENERAL(3)-WIN

MEKONG DELTA(4)-PLACE.

3.
ALLORA is tracking nicely, had run a fighting finish 2nd to GODS OWN in Pune.
ANACAPRI lost due to poor handling in last run, has looke fine in tracks and has a fine turn of foot.
GODS OWN was the speediest at Pune, ran below par in GOLDIES PET s race.
KRAMER is speedy but has not been openly tracked.

ANACAPRI(3)-WIN

ALLORA(2)-PLACE.

4.
ADELE was late to finish as favorite in last run, has been well worked and keen rookie has a chance.
ARVAN is from a well bred and costly mare, has never been ridden by a try rider so far, last fast track was indicative, may upset.
SPARKLING THEA had won at this level last winters, was a plodder at Pune, the owner has finally relented to allow the top stable Jockey to ride his horse.
DIVINE SPARK is a failed favorite who is tracking fit.

ADELE(1)-WIN

ARVAN(4)-PLACE.

5.
SNOW BLAST is a gamble horse who has been kept under wraps for sometime, tracks are confirmatory to fitness, is from suspect connections, may be backed well.
EMOTIONLESS ran a faraway 2nd as favorite, was late to warm up, may run an improved race.
MEDELLIN has raced against good youngsters, may improve.
GOLDEN ORCHID is being urged for response, is from a decent mare to improve.

EMOTIONLESS(2)-WIN

SNOW BLAST (1)/GOLDEN ORCHID(7)-PLACE.

6.
LADY COACHMAN has tracked very impressively and can speed away even carrying top weight.
MAJESTICAL may run well, has run forward races last season.
GLORIANA was finishing fast and was a notable runner last time, may be favored now for that effort.
MAN OF WORD impressed with a good gate display.
BRAIN STORM has been nicely prepared.

LADY COACHMAN(1)-WIN

GLORIANA(7)/ MAN OF WORD(8)-PLACE.

7.
TURNING POINT is a versatile horse warmed up well close to post to win comfortably, maintains form.
SPIRIDON has been given a run, distance is suitable and loks fit in tracks.
ETERNAL INSPIRATION finished on late, has a rider switch.
NICHOLAS races after long, trainer has spent lot of effort on this one and he looks most impressive in tracks and gates, has low weights.
GOLDEN WEAVER is a decent bred who has been sharpened up well since last win, can surprise.

GOLDEN WEAVER(7)-WIN

NICHOLAS(6)/ TURNING POINT(1)-PLACE.

8.
UNTITLED won well in weaker company, has penalty to beat here.
ADAMS BEGINNING is tracking well.
SPARK OF THEA is a sharp sprinter who faces extra furlong.
SHES A TIGER was a good 2nd to SLAM DUNK, has a rider switch after a weak run.
TESSA is a decent bred who is working regularly.

TESSA(8)-WIN

SPARK OF THEA(4)/ ADAMS BEGINNING(3)-PLACE.

DAYS BEST===ANACAPRI

GOLDEN GUINEA FOR CHRISTMAS TROPHY

Thursday, December 21, 2017


DELHI RACES

1
HAKUNA MATATA is nicely tracked. Is from an ordinary sire.
RUSTAM E HIND has been given a speedy and impressive mock, is from an underutilized but decent sire.
LITTLE SQUIRREL is excelling in tracks, appears to have been given a very soft maiden run where she ran down the field.
NAUGHTY OR NICE is from a prolific producing mare, is moving well in tracks, can speed up.
OSCAR NOMINATED looks improved since maiden run,
The full sister to ACKER BILK has a striking rider.

RUSTAM E HIND(4)-WIN

OSCAR NOMINATED(9)/NAUGHTY OR NICE(8)-PLACE

2.
RANN VIJAY was out for airing in last two outings, may run well under the rookie today.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS has run forward races against better types, should not loose in this group if genuinely tried.
FLEMENCO is the youngster who ran a bad race under this rider last time, can rebound as earlier wins were noteworthy.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS(4)-WIN

FLEMENCO(6)-PLACE.
3.

Five horses are from the same owner who has lots of influence at this centre, hence highly avoidable race.
GODS TOUCH was given a highly suspect run in stable mates win as odds were unsuitable, can carry weight over ideal distance.
SHIVALIKA was ridden out well by the seasoned rider to score an upset win, terms of race are more suitable today, but intent may be pondered upon.
ASHWA MANJRI has a mature fly in rider to speed up with at comfortable weights.
BRAMHAPUTRI is on the up and may surprise .

BRAMHAPUTRI(7)-WIN

SHIVALIKA(2)/ ASHWA MANJRI(5)-PLACE.

4.
BLACK DIAMOND has a better rider today, showed out with a speedy track.
LOVE YOU LOTS came up strongly from the bend in last run and rider repeats.
HOT BLOOD won well and rookie is there to balance off the penalty.
GOLDEN GUINEA was badly interfered in last run, can do well over this distance also.

GOLDEN GUINEA(9)-WIN

LOVE YOU LOTS(3)/BLACK DIAMOND(1)-PLACE

5.
YASH YAK who was well waited with won very easily and looks to repeat.
OH SO HOT lacks early speed, started galloping only in the straight in whipless race as favorite.
ASHWA KUNDAN has age against, ignore last weak run.
SEVENTH STREET has a chance to place again under this rider.
DOUBLE BOOST was the fastest moving finsher in last race, can win now.

DOUBLE BOOST (10)-WIN

OH SO HOT(3)/YASH YAK(2)-PLACE

6.
Ignore last 3 runs of MISS FERRARI under useless riders, had won stylishly earlier.
BLACK PEPPER was finishing well under a weak rider in last run, should do well now.
SWEET DOLL is tracking well.
FIDELIA is a held back horse from a weak stable, may upset.

BLACK PEPPER(2)-WIN

MISS FERRARI(1)/ FIDELIA(9)-PLACE


DAYS BEST===BLACK PEPPER

CLASS ABOVE FOR ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL TROPHY

Wednesday, December 20, 2017


MYSORE RACES



1.

Ignore last run of GOLDEN CRUISE, has won at this level in summers, is working well.
CZAR RULE failed as favorite over a mile in last season, has tracked fine but distance may be a bit sharp.
LUNAR STORM is a sprinter and allowance rider has a chance.
CELTIC MIST was a notable runner in DESERT GOLD s win, has been well prepared by the new connections.

LUNAR STORM(4)-WIN

CELTIC MIST (11)/ GOLDEN CRUISE(2)-PLACE.

2.

CALIFORNIA DREAM is tracking well, steps down to lowest class, is yet to earn.
COUNTRY s SEPOY was well waited with and struck at good odds in last win, may look to repeat.
SAFE BET won easing up and he is the one for those who look for repeaters when in form.
TIME ALWAYS is a regular tracked who has a capable rider.

SAFE BET (6)-WIN

COUNTRYS DREAM (1)/ TIME ALWAYS (12)-PLACE

3.
POINT is carrying weight and rider repeats after a try run last time, has pleased in tracks.
NAGARJUNA is a sparingly raced one, has a fine turn of foot , won impressively in last start, lacks open preparation.
SANTORINI SECRET has a try rider in with a handicap chance.
ARIZONA races after long for new connections, has been shown gates.
PRAZSKY is an aged one who is working well.
MAYWEATHER had shaped up well at the distance post when beaten, has a rider switch, has been shown gates.
AMBER CROWN is impressive in tracks, has not won for long,has low weights.

AMBER CROWN (13)-WIN

NAGARJUNA(2)/PRAZSKY (8)-PLACE.

4.
ENTHRALLING was a well backed favorite who was beaten by a brought down oldie in last run, may redeem failure in current form.
TOBIN is a sharp sprinter with an allowance rider.
MAJESTIC QUEEN won easily with rider looking back, maintains form.
COLOUR PROOF is down in class and is being waited with, looks fit.

ENTHRALLING(1)-WIN

MAJESTIC QUEEN (8)/ TOBIN(5)-PLACE.

5
SANS FRONTIERS has to be tried, has a keen rider, distance is not an issue.
SPINNING CHAKRAM is a forward runner with a capable rider, may be tried.
JOHN CABOT is catching the eye with smart tracks, is a decent bred who has become racing fit late in life.
HIGH RESPONSE ran a suggestive race and may like the step up in distance.
INVINCIBLE WISH is tracking fine, has won over staying trip long time back.

JOHN CABOT(5)-WIN

SANS FRONTIERS(2)/ HIGH RESPONSE(11)-PLACE.

6.
DARE THE DON is speedy and can be tried for an upset.
BE READY was ridden in a hurry and ran out of steam after taking a long lead, may do well with an restrained ride.
CASTLEBAR ran a good 2nd to too good TIGRIS, has a chance here.
CLASS ABOVE has been waited with, is impressive in tracks.

CLASS ABOVE (6)-WIN

CASTLEBAR(5)/ BE READY (2)-PLACE.

7.
RAVELNATION is a good type who is tracking well, was alerted late in last run.
EMPERADOR is tracking fine, intent may not be known, was kept in gates in last run.
FAIR GAME is a keen racer who is working well.
EL FENIX from the cunning owners is an in and out runner, was finishing fast in last outing.

EL FENIX(11)-WIN

FAIR GAME(8)/ RAVELNATION(5)-PLACE.

8.
CASTLE KING is pleasing in works, is down a lot in ratings, has a try rider .
CRESCENDO races after long, has tracked fit.
MOMOTORO has the work jockey repeating after a successful run.
HERES ABBEY was a finishing on one in last run, distance is ideal.

CASTLE KING (2)-WIN

HERES ABBEY (8)/ CRESCENDO (4)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST==== ENTHRALLING

PROFITABLE FOR NORTH INDIA 2000 GUINEAS

Tuesday, December 19, 2017


DELHI RACES



1.

SHENGLI has raced well in higher class, definitely has a chance in lower class in current forward form with the rookie.
ENCHANTING GIRL can sprint well, has pleased in tracks, ran an improved 3rd in good company.
SHES STRIKING was shaping up well in the fillies, has the rider to score today.
SEA STORM is coming down in scales, has come up in tracks.

SHES STRIKING(3)-WIN

ENCHANTING GIRL(2)/ SHENGLI(1)-PLACE.

2.
BEAUTIFUL EVENING won well and has a superior rider to look for repeat, normally aged horses find it difficult to defy penalty, however the field is so friendly it looks a high percentage possibility, is being scrubbed in tracks.
GRACE KELLY was a hard ridden winner who has tough job to win again.
DARING is an in and out runner, may or may not be tried.
BHITSKI is being waited with, may be tried in lowest class.

BEAUTIFUL EVENING(1)-WIN

GRACE KELLY(4)/ DARING(5)-PLACE.

3.
NOBLE ONE finished well to nab the front but feebly ridden MASTER FADERER in last run, is on the up hence has scope even now.
MASTER FADERER looks good on comparison, all depends upon the rider who is good in patches, can genuinely stop a horse from winning also, has happened a number of times as he is in good books of caretakers here.
MISS CINDRELLA won well but has stiff penalty now.
MASTER MADRID has low weights and a try rider , will do well.
AZOTH benefited from the favorites no show as stable mate was packed , has a stiff class penalty.

MASTER FADERER(3)-WIN

MASTER MADRID(6)-PLACE


4.
MIZZILA GOLD is tracking fit, may be tried.
ANGEL PRINCESS was badly ridden by Samir but still had enough in her legs to carry on despite being near the outer rails, has a worrying wide draw again, looks good in tracks.
WINNERS GOLD is speedy and distance is ideal, rider is not reliable.
LADY ran a forward race and goes with a try rider.
STARDOM CALLING is one paced reject from Mumbai, let us see how well he sprints with the good rider here, can win as opposition is weak.
CUNCHO has to be interested in the scurry in current earning form.
GOLDEN COAST is speedy , led in well last time, has low weights, has not been worked for long.

ANGEL PRINCESS (2)-WIN

STARDOM CALLING(5)/ CUNCHO(9)-PLACE.


5
SOLID GOLD has raced well over extending distances, why the trainer has not put one of his sons on top.
ENSIGN is a moody horse , has not been able to win inspite of try runs, may like the mile.
OSCULATE has come down with runs , distance may not trouble .
LOVELY GIRL was stopped by this rider from winning when at miserly odds, see the race 78 again if you want to believe, should win at better odds now.
MASTER FRANKEL has run 2nd to BACHELOR BOY over the mile, allowance rider has low weights.

LOVELY GIRL(6)-WIN

ENSIGN(4)/ OSCULATE(5)-PLACE.
6.
ANIMAL KING is from a good sire, was a stylish winner at Bangalore, was out of depth in Kolkata, has impressed with good displays here, mock may be noted.
BIG ORANGE is winner in highest class and has top ratings, should be the favorite for the race.
PROFITABLE was a notable winner with a good turn of foot last time, is unbeaten one this season and can down the highest rated if alerted on time.
SPECIAL FIGHTER should run a good forward race, is on the up.
TOP BRASS is in fine fettle and distance is ideal.

PROFITABLE(5)-WIN

BIG ORANGE(3)/ TOP BRASS(8)-PLACE.

7.
LOOKS SENSATIONAL has a good handicap, oldie rider can upset of he rides out.
LOVELY BOY was not in the race as favorite last time, travelled wide most of the way, simple way to benefit the bookies.
ZAROON may improve under the rookie, has not been worked much.
GENTLE WAVE has been given a fast mock, is down to striking level.

GENTLE WAVE(9)-WIN

LOVELY BOY(4)/ LOOKS SENSATIONAL(2)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST==== LOVELY GIRL

JUNEAU FOR PURTU SINGH MEMORIAL COP

Monday, December 18, 2017


HYDERABAD RACES



1.

Every centre in the country has some trainers with a history of often packing their horses when not likely to get desired odds, AMAZING RESPONSE belonging to D Netto appears to be one such case, ran a pathetic race as hot favorite, is a nice bred got abroad who is looking very impressive in tracks.
BREAKING NEWS is a weak bred who did not like the extended distance in last run.
YOU CAN I CAN has raced over varying distances, can run a forward race here.
SHIVALIK CLASS, a normal bred got abroad was outsprinted by AL THE BEST when well backed last season,has impressed in gates and will try to lead away from a good draw.
FREEDOM FIRE is half sister to EXODUS, is a nice bred who goes at low weights,is being scrubbed in tracks, last run was suggestive.

AMAZING RESPONSE(1)-WIN

FREEDOM FIRE(8)/SHIVALIK CLASS(7)-PLACE.


2.
ATHENAEUS is from a speed inducing mare, the half brother to YELLOW DIAMOND has worked well in preparation, sire needs distance.
JA MALONE is from a precocious sire who looked sharp in gates.
NIMBLE MIND is from the Bangalore Oaks winning dam, had come up well from the rear field in maiden run.
SUBLIME is from the good sire and a very well performed dam, has the top rider badly wanting a win, tracks are not very strong.

NIMBLE MIND(8)-WIN

SUBLIME(10)/JA MALONE(7)

3.
FREE EAGLE was blocked somewhat between horses but just managed to extricate and finish strongly to dead heat, has a stronger rider to repeat in the same class.
SAM THE BRAVE runs after a niggle, has been well tracked and given a mock.
Ignore last two easy runs of WOODBRIDGE, is a decent bred who had won comfortably in a sprint under this rider.
WOODCUTTER is speedy, was beaten at the post in last run, may redeem failure.

FREE EAGLE(1)-WIN

WOOD CUTTER(8)/WOOD BRIDGE(5)-PLACE.

4.
TREASURE STRIKER is from a sire who does well over distances with his produce, this one had come up noticeably in last run from mid pack.
VALLEE TIGER has been given a run, had won last season under this rider.
RUTILANT was eased somewhat after a lead in run, has a rider switch.
SAN VANITO had run a fine 2nd to ECLUSIVE STRIKER last season, ignore last easy run, is bred to stay.
BULLISH APPROACH was a notable finisher from the back in TA TA s race, rider repeats.

TREASURE STRIKER(10-WIN

SAN VANITO (7)/ RUTILANT(4)-PLACE.

5
NEW HOPE is from a decent mare, has been shown gates.
TOUGH SUSSEX is an ordinary bred who is working well.
PRIDE AND JOY can run a forward race, has been worked.
AALISHAN is down in scales and has a positive rider switch, has been impressive in gates.

TOUGH SUSSEX(5)-WIN

AALISHAN(10)/NEW HOPE(2)-PLACE.

6.

BATUR was badly packed as hot favorite, trainer has already been discussed, can now show true merit.
JUNEAU has been a fair performer, the full brother to VIVID IMPRESSION looks fit in tracks, has done well with better youngsters.
MERITOCRACY is from the good sire and a staying mare, distance is ideal, intent of the connections is needed, may do well after two suspect runs over shorter distance.
SEVEN ELEVEN goes over extra yards, has worked well.
SECRET ART was given a suspect rail run by this rider, appeals on handicap and distance is suitable.

JUNEAU(3)-WIN

SECRET ART(9)/ SEVEN ELEVEN(6)-PLACE.

7.
TIGER finished well in home run, has a better rider for a try.
MIRFIELD who did well in a sprint will like the step up in distance.
DESTINED DYNAMITE is a rare good one from the ordinary sire, comes into strong reckoning based on recent form.
SWEET MARCH retains form, moves up in class, rider repeats.

DESTINED DYNAMITE(10)-WIN

TIGER(3)/MIRFIELD(5)-PLACE.

8.
ROHINI came up well in last run, is capable of running a forward race now.
TIME IS LUCK can sprint, is dropping down in scales with each run.
YET ANAOTHER has a better rider, form is aweful.
NEGRESS PEARL can do well in a sprint.

ROHINI(2)-WIN

NEGRESS PEARL(7)/TIME IS LUCK(3)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST==== FREE EAGLE

CASTLEBRIDGE LOOKS GOOD IN INDIAN 2000 GUINEAS

Sunday, December 17, 2017


MUMBAI RACES


1.
FROSTY went all the way and beat a good horse, has to concede weight now.
FRIVOLOUS has been nicely worked, races after long.
IN MY DREAM who finished on late in that race is much better placed today.
VULCAN SHOULD run a lead in race, is impressive in tracks and likes the turf here.
BIG SUR is the youngster at low weights who was a comfortable winner in lower class, distance should not be an issue.

BIG SUR(7)-WIN

IN MY DREAMS(3)-PLACE.

2
AQUARIUS has come down in class, has a rookie to run a forward race.
MAGIC DUST is one of the few from this trainer who was not involved in his Pune runs where some better types were racing, is from a good sire.
GALTERO has been given soft runs in Pune, is working well, may upset.
GLORIOUS THUNDER is flat footed, has a capable rider.
MILWALKEE should be favored for his eye catching run when she was shaping to win in last run under a work jockey, has a keen rookie at low weights.

MILWALKEE(11)-WIN

GALTERO(5)/AQUARIUS(1)-PLACE.


3.

MASAR has advantage of run experience at Pune, has been working well.
STORMY ATLANTIC is from the freshman sire, the half brother to PACQUIAO, the non raced dam is nothing much to talk about, has been worked fine.
COURCHEVAL is from the good sire , dam is ordinary, the half sister to AMBERLINO has been given a couple of gates.
FIREBIRD is the most ordinary bred who has come to hand early and is most impressive in preparation and gets the top jockey to ride out, has a fine chance.
FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT has impressed with a notable speedy gates, may do well if ridden out.

FUNDMANETAL RIGHT(5)-WIN

FIRE BIRD(4)-PLACE

4.
GENTILESSE has weight and distance against.
GLORIOUSUS is tracking well, had won well over the mile at Pune, has a strong rider.
ALABARETO was an impressive winner who maintains form.
FORTITUDE was a flop looser when favored by the public, clearly did not stay,can not be considered for win, has been tracked.
Top trainer also has two got abroad fillies running maiden races at this late stage , both out of a staying influence sire, SHANGRILA is a better bred with stout tail line, has been given a couple of mocks, may run well.

GLORIOUSUS(2)-WIN

ALABARETO(3)/ SHANGRILA(10)-PLACE


5.
ADAM and DENNY CRANE have been worked in pairs and one of these is going to get involved, the later has looked better in tracks.
HOLY SMOKE ran eye catching races at Pune, has lower weights here and is in fine fettle.
SIOBHAN has the out of form rider, looks over raced.
HARVEY ran a fine race carrying weight, is well placed on scales.
CHAMPAGNE is in fine form and has a good rider at lowest weight.


DENNY CRANE(4(-WIN
HOLY SMOKE(5)/ADAM(1)-PLACE.


6.
EXCELLENT GOLD appears as a good type but had struggled in his last win at Pune, has pleased in tracks.
SLAM DUNK has always been a keen forward racer, has a chance.
ZANZIBAR needs distance, handicap suits, has a try rider.
AN JOLIE is down in scales, has been given a run.
SILKEN EYES had led in well over a mile, needs distance for effect.
MISS MONEYPENNY is speedy but has a wide draw.
BESHIKTASH won in weaker company, has low weights.
BUNTING was a strong finisher in a tight race, may do well with rider switch.

MISS MONEY PENNY(9)-WIN

EXCELLENT GOLD(4)/ BUNTING(13)-PLACE.

7.
CASTLEBRIDGE has enormous talent and should be the hot favorite, will like to go all the way in his customary style.
COSTA BRAVE has the mature foreign rider but appears out of depth in the field.
MYGRATOR was outpaced by RUFFINA but still has a chance to fight out.
PERFECT STAR was beaten by 2 lengths by C BRIDGE in Bangalore over a mile, has run poor races since then.
PURE ZINC is in fine fettle and will try to improve upon last run over shorter trip.

CASTLE BRIDGE(3)-WIN

MYGRATOR(6)/ PURE ZINC(8)-PLACE.

8.
SAIL PAST is a demotee with a try rider, has not won in last two years.
SIA is coming up with runs, rider repeats.
STAR ANISE has been worked for fitness, is from the good sire.
ROYAL BLOOD finished well last time, may be tried again.
YUTAKA was coming up well from the bend in last outing, has a rider switch.

STAR ANISE(4)-WIN

YUTAKA(11)/SIA(2)-PLACE.

9.
ASCENSION was a speedy lead in horse who veered out in home run, has a chance if ridden well.
RISHABS PET is catching the eyes with good tracks.
NEXSTAR has not been ridden out in last few runs, has speed to do well.
OPTIMUM has often placed in sprints, has a keen rookie.

ASCENSION(3)-WIN

RISHABS PET (6)/ NEXSTAR(8)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST==== CASTLE BRIDGE

RUFFINA FOR INDIAN 1000 GUINEAS

Saturday, December 16, 2017


MUMBAI RACES


1.
MULTI GLORY has not been in contention during Pune season, has been nicely worked here.
PUGNACIOUS has been given a run, distance is ideal.
JEANNINE has been brought down in scales, has not won for long.
UNCLE SCROOGE was handy in last run, has a rider switch.
ODESSA has scope to improve upon last seasons win, has age on side.
ETERNAL SUNSHINE has low weights, is being scrubbed in tracks.

JEANNINE(4)-WIN

PUGNACIOUS(3)-PLACE.

2
LESREL is from a sire who was a good sprinter, the got abroad has been well prepared to run a good maiden race.
WABI SABI had finished well in last outing, has been worked.
ART OF WAR is winner of a maiden race, has not been sighted in tracks.
ELIXIR is an ordinary bred who has come up since last run and impressed in gates.
TANJO ran on late in COSA NASTRA;S win, has been well tracked.

LESREL(1)-WIN

WABI SABI(3)/ELIXIR(5)-PLACE


3.
NASCAR had run a forward race earlier, the short trip is his forte.
ABBEY likes the surface here, had got a lucrative hat trick of wins last season.
GOLDIES PET is on the up, won under a hard ride, gets a weaker rider now, may repeat.
GOVERNOR GENERAL is speedy and has low weights,has pleased in tracks.

NASCAR(2)-WIN

GOLDIES PET(5)-PLACE.

4.
DANCING LANCES has come to hand, was well prepared at Pune and has been tracking in fine shape, is endowed with speed elements from the dam side and sire is well known.
GOLD MEDALLIST is half brother to MULLRINA, the ordinary trainer hardly gets his stock racing fit early.
STAR INSPIRATION is well bred half brother to black type ARROGANT APPROACH, has not been stretched in works.
RIQUEWHIR is an ordinary bred, the last two crops from the dam are non winners from this sire, CONSTANTINA was a good earlier produce, has been easy in tracks, trainer is known for indoor training.

DANCING LANCES(1)-WIN

RIQUEWHIR(7)-PLACE.
5.
AURELIA is a fine sprinter who won well and is showing out with speedy tracks.
GOSAWK is from a sprinting prolific winning mare, had run well both times in Bangalore, is showing very pleasing tracks.
GRAND ACCORD had come up to challenge the leader in LADY ALMEDA s win, had veered out, has been sharpened up well, excelled in mock.
IN IT TO WIN IT is a failed favorite who was interfered at a crucial juncture, is pleasing in tracks.

GOSAHWK(3)-WIN

AURELIA(1)/ GRAND ACCORD(4)-PLACE.


6.

BENEFICIAL has run in strong company, may do well under a rookie at high weight in this class.
AIRLIFT is from crook intent stable, had gone negative in the ring in a big way when backed by public, was held back to be slow off from gates, has one again looked good in tracks and handicap is suitable.
RISING BRAVE has not been tried last season, is running on demotion and working impressively.
KNIGHTS QUEST was an impressive 2nd but looks a non tryer now.
PHILADELPHIA beat a weaker lot, has very challenging penalty.
KODIAC QUEEN had narrowly failed as favorite in Pune, may upset.

RISING BRAVE(3)-WIN

AIRLIFT(2)/BENEFICIAL(1)-PLACE

7.
LADY IN LACE is the best performed, has beaten MANIFOLD in Hyderabad, and was a gallant 2nd in Derby to perhaps the best colt PREVALENT FORCE , change of venue may be a concern for the talented one from a moderate stud farm.
MANIFOLD has a good preparatory win under her belt and should fight out.
RUFFINA is undefeated so far, knows this turf well, excelled in last win with a forceful turn of foot and additional furlong should not worry, rider installs a lot of confidence in big races.
THEMIS is from a good sire and had one beaten MANIFOLD over the mile.

RUFFINA(6)-WIN

LADY IN LACE(3)/ MANIFOLD(4)-PLACE.

8.
MERABELLA has spent last two season getting down in scales with easy runs, goes in lower class over ideal distance with a try rider.
LORD ARAZAN has been tracked, is down in scales.
GRAND VITESSE finished late against a too good winner, has a handicap chance to do well.
VENGEANCE IS MINE is a beaten favorite with rider repeating.
RARE SILVER was a impressive forward runner who laost in the shadow of the post.
MARVEL was a good finisher at Pune, came in wide and has a good handicap chance here.

MERABELLE(2)-WIN

MARVEL(9)/LORD ARAZAN (3)-PLACE.

9
HAPPY BIRTHDAY surprised with a going away maiden win at this age, has another good rider on top.
XOXO is the youngster who is tracking well, has a work jockey after a hard ridden effort last month.
DUSKY SIREN lacks early speed , finished fastest but very late.
ETERNAL DANCER had tried to steal the last race run at Pune with a forward run but was nabbed at the post, rider repeats.
GOLD SMITH was not allowed to race and was pulled badly in last run, has scope today.

ETERNAL DANCER (11)-WIN

DUSKY SIREN (4)/ XOXO(3)-PLACE


DAYS BEST==== DANCING LANCES

HECTOR FOR BHAGWAN DASS MEMORIAL CUP

Friday, December 15, 2017


MADRAS RACES



1.
KIM is from a very ordinary breeding line, may benefit from experience of runs, has a jockey switch.
NO WAY JACK is from a very disappointing mare, ran a fair race.
SAVING GRACE is from a freshman sire, ran a forward but chasing race against the very promising CHER AMIE.
WELCOME BABY is from a moderate but speed inducing sire, has worked well.

SAVING GRACE(6)-WIN

WELCOME BABY(8)/ KIM(2)-PLACE.

2.
REGINA is in fine form and was beaten by a good type in last run, is from a non winner dam.
TAP IT RICH can stay well, last run was bad, has not won beyond 1400m.
AFORE has capability over this distance, has raced with higher class in Bangalore, may upset.
SENTOSA COVE ran a suggestive race and can stay the distance well.
DUBAI VINCITOR is half brother to AZZURO, has a capable rider to go all the way.

DUBAI VINCITOR(7)-WIN

REGINA(2)/ SENTOSA COVE(6)-PLACE.

3.
REGAL GROOM is winner of 3 races, has a try rider after easy runs.
MARACANA is a consistent performer, may place here.
TURF KING has won twice over this distance , has finished powerfully in last run, rider repeats.
GOOD FRUIT is the gamble horse, has been scrubbed in tracks, ignore last run.'

GOOD FRUIT (6)-WIN

REGAL GROOM(2)/TURF KING(4)-PLACE.

4.
AKHA TEEJ has not won for long, has been shaped up very well for this race.
DAY DREAMER has the best form but has picked up penalties in both runs, has a good rider.
CRONOS has won at this level before, has a try rider for a forward run.
PINEWOOD is on the up, has age on side to run well again.
Weak bred STAR CONVOY has been given runs, note the rider switch.

AKHA TEEJ (1)-WIN

DAY DREAMER(2)/ CRONOS(4)-PLACE.


5
IMPERIAL TREASURE went all the way to run away from the field, has a top rider for repeat try.
SHINING BAY won ridden out hard, looks difficult to repeat in the younger field.
GLORIOUS LILY is a speedy one who is tracking attractively.
EVEREST has been given an easy run, may do better here.

IMPERIAL TREASURE(5)-WIN

GLORIOUS LILY(7)/ EVEREST (10)-PLACE.

6.

OWN ASSET has fair fitness, may try to earn before retirement.
ARTIST PARADE cane on strongly to challenge the winner but failed, needs another chance, but breeding is ordinary and faces strong opposition.
CHIEF OF COMMAND is the Nilgiri Derby winner who has been given a mock and is shinning in tracks.
MANHATTAN TRANSFER is a failed favorite who has low weights, looks a decent type from the promising sire.

CHIEF OF COMMAND(6)-WIN

MANHATTAN TRANSFER(10)/ ARTIST PARADE(3)-PLACE.

7.
REFERENT was a good type who has been in dumps, has to earn soon, is being worked.
SPLENDID LIGHT goes over ideal trip, ignore last run.
ZUCHERRO is at a tidy handicap but form is worrying, lacks open tracks.
HECTOR has to be favored for the good form and a decent performance at Bangalore in earlier seasons.

HECTOR(10)-WIN

ZUCHERRO(8)/SPLENDID LIGHT(5)-PLACE

8.

BE MY SECRET has an allowance rider, may improve.
CATCH THE YE has failed to respond to the whip as favorite, looks a repeat for the same under a try rider, has won all his 3 races over this distance.
SAMBURU is the other oldie with semblance of form who should sprint well again.
MALPRACTICE is a forward racer, may place again.

SAMBURU(6)-WIN

CATCH THE EYE(4)/ BE MY SECRET(2)-PLACE.

9.
ROSES IN MY DREAMS is winner of a maiden race, has been given a soft run.
ST ELMOS FIRE won under a fine ride, added distance will suit.
HIGHLAND LIGHT was a comfortable winner who maintains form.
QUEENS GRACE is half sister to celebrity called ALAINDAIR, had a fair run and has a good draw.

QUEENS GRACE(10)-WIN

HIGHLAND LIGHT(8)/ROSES IN MY DREAMS( 4)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST==== CHIEF OF COMMAND

BEWITCHED FOR D P KOTHAVALA TROPHY

Thursday, December 14, 2017


MUMBAI RACES


1.
CAREFREE is aged and still a maiden, had led in and veered out in last run.
DAZZLING EYES is young but is not bred to stay, has a weak handicap also.
SILVER EDGE ran on late to the going away winner HAPPY BIRTHDAY, is from a staying dam and may be favored for the last effort.
WIZARD OF ODDS has low weights, is a maiden but is from the top staying sire , may upset.

WIZZARD OF ODDS(5)-WIN

SILVER EDGE(4)-PLACE.

2.
GLORIOUS EYES has been finishing on suggestively in last two runs, has a positive rider switch.
ZANARA won as a good thing with rider looking back, dam is from a stout staying line and hence added distance should not be any bother.
TAKE FIVE is not bred to stay, has been well tracked.

ZANARA(2)-WIN

GLORIOUS EYES (1)-PLACE.

3.
COUNSELLOR has been tracking for a year now, is reasonable bred , has a foreign jockey with average labels, does not appeal for win.
RINCON is a nice bred full brother to SKYMINE, has ofteb been denied runs, trainer is a known culprit in stopping horses, likes to get rates, can win here.
BEWITCHED is from a black type speedy mare, showed out with a late 2nd to the too good KRAMER, has been kept under wraps by the scheming trainer.
BOADICEA is full sister to HILLSTONE, has been very well prepared in Pune, impressed in mocks and should run a good maiden race.

BEWITCHED (6)-WIN

RINCON(4)/ BOADICEA (7)-PLACE.

4.
STARR VERDICT has never placed, gets a positive rider switch after an improved run.
DANCE OF FIRE is from the speedy sire and ran on in last outing.
BEE QUIRKY had run 2nd to WARLOCK at Pune after shaping well at the distance post, last run was bad, obviously packed.
ARC OF PASSION is down a lot in scales, may run a forward race.
REALITY has been the most tracked, winner of two has to be tried before retirement now.

DANCE OF FIRE(3)-WIN

BEE QUIRKY(4)/ ARC OF PASSION(6)-PLACE.

5.
BLITZKREIG had last won more than two years back, is down in class & has pleased with speedy track.
GNOSTIC EYES failed to come to hand and has changed stables, the well bred can upset.
SARRAZIN is bred for speed, placed with the work jockey last time.
VIKING has been tracked fast, has low weights.

BLITZKREIG(1)-WIN

GNOSTIC EYES(5)/SARRAZIN(6)-PLACE.


6.

SPEED OF SOUND has top weight, a good jockey but is unreliable at gates, is speedy though.
LOCARNO has been given a lung opener and will benefit from that, has a striking handicap.
SUPER ICON finished late, is not a sharp sprinter.
WIND CRAFT will be tried for place.
BIDSTONE HILL has not won for long, has been scrubbed in tracks.
NAME OF THE GAME has a fine rider over ideal ditance.
SPEEDO has low weights.

LOCARNO(2)-WIN

SPEED OF SOUND(1)/SPEEDO (10)-PLACE.

7.
BENEZEER appears fit, may need this run.
INDIAN SERENADE has been very nicely prepared, is a fine sprinter with a decent handicap.
ALMOST MAGICAL impressed in gates, can strike if backed by the gambling connections.
DOUBLE NINE was shaping well at the distance post, has a stronger rider today.
FURIOS N FAST goes for a run, needs distance.

DOUBLE NINE(8)-WIN

INDIAN SERENADE (4)/ ALMOST MAGICAL(5)-PLACE.

8.
POKER FACE went negative in the ring in a big way and ran as expected, enqueries have no meaning.
ROOSEVELT is on the up and has pleased in tracks.
HARMONY OF THE SEA has been well tracked since the last debacle in Pune, looks fit.
ROTTERDAM is speedy, distance may not suit.
MOONSHINE was an impressive winner who has scope to improve.

ROOSEVELT(2)-WIN

MOONSHINE(6)/ ROTTERDAM(5)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST====ROOSEVELT

SAIGAR FOR C D SHETTY MEMORIAL TROPHY

Wednesday, December 13, 2017


MYSORE RACES


A tough looking card and trend of beaten favorites in a line may continue



1.
KING STAR has been very well prepared, is from a sire who is not precocious, and breeding is nothing much, may do well.
TRUST YOUR DESTINY is looking the best in tracks, is from a very ordinary trainer, dam was a black type winner, can score in the suspect field.
DARUGEN is another very ordinary bred who is looking promising in tracks, gets a rider who rarely rides out his mounts.
FULL BLOOM is decent bred, half sister to ADMIRAL HATSU has been given a soft run, may show true level here.

FULL BLOOM (6)-WIN

TRUST YOUR DESTINY(3)-PLACE.


2.
AS GOOD AS IT GETS was given a suspect ride when rider failed to improve his position and ran off board, has been shown gates, may be tried?
ICE SPRINT is working well and has to be ridden out as retirement is due.
AMELIORATE has been very nicely prepared by the average trainer and can do well even when racing after months.
ROARING THUNDER was tried a couple of times under Chohan but plodded, runs with a chance in the weak field here.
MOONLIGHT LOVE is the only youngster but does not appeal on any count.
PEPPA is a very ordinary one who refuses to improve.

AMELIORATE(6)-WIN

ROARING THUNDER(7)/ICE SPRINT(5)-PLACE.

3.
AT THE TOP is full brother to PINK PANTHER has been tracking regularly, has not been tried last season.
SILVER GREY had run a fine forward race to lead in, can do well.
GOOD EARTH is a failed favorite under a rookie, has a much better rider today to exploit the colts finishing effort.
CATCHY CHARGER has a handicap chance, allowance rider is keen on his rides.
AYAHUASCA is a forward racer who is tracking well.

GOOD EARTH(5)-WIN

CATHCY CHARGER(6)/ AT THE TOP (3)-PLACE

4.

HAPPY HOURS has a weak rider repeating but is in with a chance.
CROZIET is a failed favorite who gets a jockey who normally does not win in Delhi, may do well.
GALINO is worlking in fine trim. distance is ideal.
PARTING SHOT is a youngster from a good stable, should improve under the allowance rider.
GAME AGAIN has impressed in tracks and has an experienced rider who wins one in a blue moon, may be his day.
ABLE MASTER is being scrubbed in tracks, distance is ideal.

GAME AGAIN(6)-WIN

PARTING SHOT(5)/ABLE MASTER (12)-PLACE.

5


AMAZING was the only favorite to oblige last week, won warming up.
SUFFICIENT PROOF was held back a bit and flashed on , can win now.
FELIX LEGION has often come close to winning but age is a negative.
SNOWY PEAKS can improve upon last suggestive effort.
PERFECTO has good bloodlines but is dickey legged, has come up with last run.

SUFFICIENT PROOF(2)-WIN

PERFECTO(11)/SNOWY PEAKS(7)-PLACE.

6.
NIKKA has been running keen races, has age on side, extra distance may not suit.
SAIGAR could not deliver as favorite under a stronger rider, upcoming rider may finish on.
MALKIA was given a shabby run, handicap suits, rider is not on job most of the times.
SARDINIA has been given a run, had run a good 2nd to BEAUTIFUL EVENING last season.

SAIGAR(6)-WIN

MALKIA(8)/SARDINIA(11)-PLACE.

7.
POET is pleasing in preparation, has run with better types.
WONDER STORY runs on demotion, is speedy one.
BANDITO is a sharp racer for the distance, may place.
ALIBOXER has been worked, has a keen rider.
PHELPS is down in scales, distance is sharp, has been tracking like a youngster & impressively.

POET (3)-WIN

PHELPS (7)/BANDITO(5)-PLACE.

8.
AZURE FIRE surprised by winning at distance beyond his norm, will be at it again.
BESTOW has not won in last two years, is in with a chance based on last suggestive run.
IRELAND is a capable one, may be tried.
SIX ACE RED had run a fine 2nd to MATTEO last season, ignore last run, has a try rider.
INTREPID WARRIOR goes over an unfamiliar sprint with a weak rider, not to my liking.

SIX ACE RED(8)-WIN

BESTOW(3)/ AZURE FIRE(1)-PLACE.


GODS TOUCH FOR PRESIDENT OF INDIA CUP

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


DELHI RACES



1.

AAO SHAO can not be considered for the very bad run, has an outside chance based on previous run.
MISS BULLET had led in well under a weaker rider and should be in with a chance in whip less race here.
ASHWA KUNDAN the oldie has to be tried before retirement, is in form.
TARANTINO ran a forward race and the allowance of the rookie will help.
LOVELY GIRL was a heavily backed favorite who was given a very suspect ride by Jagdeesh, can score if tried.
AMAZING BOLT goes at low weights.

TARANTINO(4)-WIN

ASHWA KUNDAN(3)/LOVELY GIRL(8)-PLACE.

2.
OH SO HOT from an ordinary sire was a flop show at Pune after attractive tracks, has a chance in Delhi s weak filed under the good rider.
MASTER PHOENIX had gone negative in betting very quickly, has a non performing rider now?handicap is good.
LOVEABLE may be tried, has negative handicap.
BLACK PEPPER has been entrusted to one of the worst riders at this centre after a fine win, ignore.
DOUBLE BOOST may be tried now after the encouraging run for first time place in career, has a weak rider again.
WINNING SYNDROME has been waited with, may be tried under the capable rider.

WINNING SYNDROME(9)-WIN

OH SO HOT (1)/ DOUBLE BOOST (7)-PLACE

3.
MASTER VANPERISE is well placed on handicap but has a non winning type rider.
BLACK SWAN had won two good races in Bangalore, should be fancied after last run where he failed to finish on, rider is capable but barred from trying horses by the stables.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS has forward form and distance is ideal.
MIDLEXXES ran a weak race, does not appeal even under the try rider.
PROMISE ME has been denied to run free in last two runs, rookie may do well.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS(4)-WIN

BLACK SWAN(3)/ PROMISE ME(11)-PLACE.

4.

SEA CLIFF has a good handicap, can stay the distance and is working well, won well under this rider earlier, can do well if backed.
ROARING RASCAL is the one in form who has a solid penalty for the last two wins.
MY CRYSTAL fought out and lost, has a stronger rider now, has to consider the age and distance.
FIRST SELECTION may upset.

MY CRYSTAL (6)-WIN

SEACLIFF (2)-PLACE.

5
GODS TOUCH has to be the hot favorite of the day for the cup race, belongs to the power yielding owner( in the club), has top form and a good jockey.
HARDY has disappointed in recent runs.
SHIVALIKA has the fly in rider , is showing out in tracks.
ASHWA MANJRI should run for places, rider is struggling to force his mounts.

GODS TOUCH (4)-WIN

SHIVALIKA(6)/ ASHWA MANJRI (7)-PLACE.
6.
KICKAPOO is working well, rookie has a chance.
CELESTIAL MOON is the youngster who has not been urged in runs, has pleased in tracks.
Ignore last run of MUMTAZ BEGUM, has a fine chance if ridden out.
YASH YAK has a good handicap and a capable rider repeating.

YASH YAK (7)-WIN

KICKAPOO (1)/ MUMTAZ BEGUM(5)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST= MY CRYSTAL

PREVALENT FORCE IS FORCE TO RECKON WITH-2000G AT HIS MERCY

Monday, December 11, 2017


HYDERABAD RACES



1.
OH DEAR has been running prominently in last two outings and has the rider repeating at top weight, may find handicap a bit stiff.
NUMINOUS is down in ratings and moved impressively in latest track.
MIRFIELD maintains last seasons good form, has age on side.
PAPRIKA is a speedy racer who has a notable rider switch after a forward run last time.

PAPRIKA(6)-WIN

OH DEAR(1)/NUMINOUS(2)-PLACE.


2.
CLASSIC REMARK has been given a number of gates, sire is not precocious and dam is non raced and ordinary in breeding.
HOPSCOTCH has been shown gates, has not been worked openly, is half brother to REFERENCE & LIFE AWAITS, has good saddle support for a maiden.
Ordinary bred PALSY WALSY has been decently prepared.
ONCE MORE is from a speedy dam and may utilise the experience of an easy run.
RAHIL is half sister to BOLD LEGACY and has impressed in gates.
STORMY from an ordinary sire is half brother to black type PLENIPOTENT and may speed up.

HOP SCOTCH(3)-WIN

ONCE MORE(6)/CLASSIC REMARK(1)-PLACE.

3.
APOWEREX ran a fine lead in race, is young to improve, has been worked.
NEWS O STAR is over raced, has been regularly tracked also.
CHAMPION BULL is full brother to AZARENKA and is from the good sire, looks in fine fettle in tracks.
YANGA goes at low weights , is very interestingly bred, may show out.

CHAMPION BULL(4)-WIN

APOWERX(2)/ YANGA(11)-PLACE.



4.
DOUBLE CHARTER is working well, can run well in this class, is winner of 6 races.
VALLEE SECRET may improve under the allowance rider,distance is ideal.
MASTI is showing speedy tracks.
SEVEN COLOURS has been given a run, is a front racer.
ASTRA has disappointed in last two runs, gets a top rider at lower weights.

DOUBLE CHARTER(1)-WIN

MASTI(3)/ SEVEN COLOURS(4)-PLACE.

5
NEGRESS PEARL ran a suggestive race and has a rider switch.
THATS MY CLASS was a notable finisher who has age on side, has a wide draw.
ETERNAL ANGEL ran a good forward race in 1000 G and should be the one to catch here.
SUPREMO is from a strong tail line, has a fine chance to show out with the rider switch, has been given soft run as favorite last time.
STARLIGHT is a keen type, earns with each run.

ETERNAL ANGEL(3)-WIN

SUPREMO(9)/NEGRESS PEARL(1)-PLACE.

6.
RAJA HINDUSTANI has been given runs, has a chance in this company.
HEAVEN CAN WAIT is speedy and will try to go all the way,has a useful rider.
SO FAR is bred for speed, is working nicely.
HANDSOME BOY was a big disappointment as favorite, rider repeats.

SO FAR(3)-WIN

RAJA HINDUSTANI(1)/HEAVEN CAN WAIT(3)-PLACE.

7.
Ignore last run of BIG HEART , was an impressive performer in previous season.
DESTINED DYNAMITE is from a very ordinary sire, surprised with a good win over the mile last time.
PREVALENT FORCE looks in awesome form, will not get bet able odds here, hence the greedy trainer can only collect the trophy.
SPOT LIGHT has run against decent types, has a chance to do well.
TOOTSIE ROLL can stay well and has been a fair performer, should place.
ZELUS led all the way and was beaten at the post, has a far better rider today.

PREVALENT FORCE(4)-WIN

SPOT LIGHT(6)/BIG HEART(1)-PLACE.


8.

VIJAYS HARMONY has not won for last two years and continues to struggle, has weak a field here.
KOHINOOR LEGEND was a comfortable winner who has penalty to beat.
VALEE PEAKS is a nice bred and can win at decent odds.
JAYIN has come close to winning a few times. rider always repeats?
BLUE ANGEL finished strongly in last run, has a chance if tried.

BLUE ANGEL(9)-WIN

VALEE PEAKS(3)/ VIJAYS HARMONY(1)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST= PREVALENT FORCE

AIKA AIKA AIKA FOR SPEAKERS CUP

Sunday, December 10, 2017


HYDERABAD RACES



1.
AAKASH WANI went all the way and looks to defy the penalty over the same distance with rider repeating.
ADVOCATE GENERAL is down in scales, is winner of 3 races, has a good draw to sprint well.
KEERTI was the runner up who finished from mid bunch in the straight, rider repeats.
HUNTERS PRIDE had led in well and was nabbed , has a better rider today.

ADVOCATE GENERAL(3)-WIN

AAKASH WANI(1)/HUNTERS PRIDE(7)-PLACE.

2.
HANOI is from a freshman sire and appears to have come to hand.
JAZZ IT UP is half brother to IRELAND, has run forward races and should improve.
LIGHTNING FIN who ran a fine 2nd to MISS LILY has come up a lot in tracks, is from a dam who was a speedy customer.
MYSTIQUE has been given a run, is impressive in tracks.

LIGHTNING FIN(7)-WIN

JAZZ IT UP (6)/ MYSTIQUE(8)-PLACE.

3.

AIR SALUTE was warming up well in maiden run, has pleased in tracks, is a decent bred.
HAPPY TOGETHER is an ordinary bred who has impressed in gates, is from a freshman sire.
ROYAL FAITH has a try rider after maiden run, may improve.
SECRETARY ran a fair race and is from a disappointing mare, looks pleasing in tracks.

AIR SALUTE(3)-WIN

SECRETRY(8)/ ROYAL FAITH(7)-PLACE.

4.
CAROLINA MOON can stay well, has weak form though.
EXCLUSIVE STRIKER could not step up under the allowance rider, has a better jockey to force him.
ASHWA ASHOKA should run a forward race but i doubt this is the right distance for him.
BAYRD is on the up, had won well prior to Derby run, maintains form.
CITY OF SAILS ran a notable 2nd to VIJAYS DYNAMITE, should fight out.
AIR STRIKE has beaten CITY OF SAILS earlier, has scope to improve being young.

BAYRD (4)-WIN

EXCLUSIVE STRIKER(2)/AIR STRIKE(8)-PLACE.

5
RUBY ON RAILS has been waited with, terms of the race suit and has a notable rider switch.
ICE CAVE was not on the job last time, may rebound, no questions will ever be asked from the trainer known for such indiscretions.
DELTA FORCE is one example of questionable runs from the same stable.
UNDU X 3 is speedy, may upset.
RAPIDEST failed to come up under the top rider as favorite, has age against.

RUBY ON RAILS(2)-WIN

RAPIDEST(7)/ UNDU X 3 (6)-PLACE.

6.
AGUSTA BOMBSHELL should like the step up in distance though he has won two races over 1400m only.
SILVER DOLLAR is from very experienced owners, has been waited with, can strike now if backed.
TA TA has fair form and rider repeats.
SIR WALTER RELEIGH won his maiden race comfortably, is decent bred and should improve.

SILVER DOLLAR(3)-WIN

TATA (4)/ SIR WALTER RELEIGH(10)-PLACE.

7.
ASHWA RAFTAAR is a good type who has a strong rider to exploit the potential after a notable finish in last run.
AIKA AIKA AIKA lost close home and will look to redeem , rider repeats.
AMOROUS WHITE steps up in distance?
BREEZE OF THE SOUTH is in tremendous form and has a fly in rider.
LIKE WISE steps up in class with back to back wins, faces tougher ones here.

AIKA X 3 (4)-WIN

BREEZE OF THE SOUTH(9)/ LIKEWISE(11)-PLACE.

8.
Ignore first run of PRINCESS OF DREAMS, had run a suggestive 2nd to SURPRISE PARTY earlier.
BREAKING NEWS was ridden out to win close up, has age to improve with.
AEROFOIL was the who went down in the same race fighting hard, ignore last run.
RECUMBENTIBUS was the very impressive winner and will look to repeat.
ET VIOCI is a failed favorite from the fashionable mare who is dam of champion horse OCEAN AND BEYOND, may be considered for that, runs dont suggest backing.

RECUMBENTIBUS(12)-WIN

BREAKING NEWS(2)/ PRINCESS OF DREAMS(1)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST= BAYRD

SHAMAN FOR 2000 GUINEAS

Saturday, December 9, 2017


KOLKATA RACES



1.
STELLANOVA has always run on board except the time when badly packed from stables running as favorite in UPTOWN GIRL s race, has finished well in last run.
LAMREI is a disappointing one who failed as favorite in Bangalore and ran listlessly in last run when backed, dam was bred for sprints and i have my doubts about the staying capability.
LHOTSE is the oldie with a positive rider switch, distance is ideal.
NORSK is a very ordinary bred who ran a weak race, may improve , is tracking fit.

STELLANOVA(1)-WIN

LAMREI(3)/LHOTSE(6)-PLACE.


2.
BEATLES BIBLE from the good sire came up well in the straight to win as favorite,has been worked for fitness.
HELICONIA ran a forward race and won close home, rider repeats.
ROMATIC SOCIETY is due for a win, distance is ideal,has been prepared and pleased in gates.
INDUS PRINCE had run a fair 2nd to RAQS SHARKI earlier, maintains fitness.

ROMANTIC SOCIETY(8)-WIN

BEATLES BIBLE(2)/ INDUS PRINCE(9)-PLACE


3.
INTER STELLAR is from a sire known for sprints, top weight and distance have to be considered .
REWALDING has struggled for pace this season, difficult to see reversal so soon.
WASHINGTON is in top fettle and needs to be followed for the good form.
SHOURISHTA has raced with better types and is down in scales.
VOLANTIS was beaten close home, could not stay, present distance and low weights are ideal.

VOLANTIS(7)-WIN

WASHINGTON(5)-PLACE.


4.


SUMMERHILL was a very impressive winner who was allowed to run at loose odds, is bound to trouble all even with stiff penalty.
ASHI NANGSEY has a rider switch, is more of a sharp sprinter.
MOCHA LOCHA is the youngster on the up, won going away in last run.
DARK GOLD was an impressive 2nd to VOLANTIS, has a rider switch.
SANVI has come up suggestively in last two runs, rider repeats at low weights, will fight out now.

MOCHA LOCA(3)-WIN

SANVI(13)/SUMMERHILL(1)-PLACE.
5
AQUITANIA has been given runs, belongs to a syndicate with crooked intent, watch for support.
FORTUNE EXPRESS is a rare good one from the weak sire, won authoritatively in last outing.
SANG FROID impressed with a clinical victory and has the rider for a fighting run.
COCOANUT is due to surprise any day.

ACQUITANIA(2)-WIN

FORTUNE EXPRESS(4)/SANG FROID(7)-PLACE.

6.
COUP DE GRACE is from a decent sire and will benefit from the well in hand mock.
ALYSSA disappointed in maiden run when she fizzled out after a forward run.
SNOW STAR is from a non raced mare, is half sister to FORTITUDE, has been nicely prepared.
VENEZIA is from a well bred tail line though the broodmare sire China Visit is a bit disappointing, has been prepared along with SNOW STAR , impressed in mock race, one of these will run well.

SNOW STAR(7)-WIN

ALYSSA(5)/COUP DE GRACE(1)-PLACE

7.
AARON THE BARON was simply outpaced in Bangalore Derby, won well in weaker group later, has the best rider on top.
HARTNELL can stay well, beat an older horse in last run, faces tougher ones, is winner of 3 races but was outpaced in SANA s Derby win.
RUFUS is from a modest sire, 1400 m may be the ideal distance.
SHAMAN impressed with last Mysore win, is a top bred , run in Bangalore Derby puts some doubts as he ran out of steam well before the race came to fighting stage.

SHAMAN(8)-WIN

HARTNELL(4)/AARON THE BARON(1)-PLACE.

8.
AILEEN is an in and out runner, does well and then is packed next time.
AYRAS PET is a failed favorite on whom the rider repeats.
GRYFFINDOR has hardly been tracked since last run, has a good handicap and a top rider.
MUTIPLES stands out on pedigree, has not fared as expected in runs.

AYRAS PET (4)-WIN

GRYFFINDOR(6)/ MULTIPLES()-PLACE.


DAYS BEST= SHAMAN

DAFFODIL FOR SOUTH INDIA 1000 GUINEAS

Friday, December 8, 2017


MADRAS RACES



1.
CHER AMIE is a decent bred who came up well in the home run in maiden outing,is working very well now.
JESSICA is full sister to MINT and is working impressively.
SAVING GRACE is from a non raced dam who is from decent breeding, freshman sire is yet to get a winner.
SENTOSA is an ordinary bred who has advantage of a lung opener, is working nicely.

CHER AMIE(2)-WIN

JESSICA(/SAVING GRACE(-PLACE

2.
AGNES is full sister to PUGNACIOUS and has finished on in both outings this season.
SUPREME COMMANDER is much better placed on scales than first named, is from a good sire but a disappointing dam,has been well scrubbed in tracks.
OVERLORD has been given a soft run, distance will suit, looks fit in tracks.

SUPREME COMMANDER (2)-WIN

AGNES(1)-PLACE.

3.
POWDER PUFF is the speedy youngster who went all the way and won by a widening margin, has scope to repeat.
CAVIL is an extraordinary one, has the dubious distinction of being the loosing favorite in last six outings, just refuses to step up close home.
EXCELLENT PHOENIX came up well and won far more easily than the verdict, is working nicely.
STREAMING is from an ordinary sire, has age to improve, is showing impressive speed in tracks.
MENANDER is full sister to ABERFAN and has the good sire to consider, looks improved in tracks.

POWDER PUFF(3)-WIN

MENANDER(11)/EXCELLENT PHOENIX(7)-PLACE.

4.
BE MY SUNSHINE is tracking impressively, was relegated for drug offense in last winning run, may upset.
WOMAN OF THE TURF is a black type winner of Guindy Grand Prix, nearly beat BATTALION at Ooty in 2000 Guineas run, has the good rider, is worth taking a chance.
ALFREDO came up suggestively in home run last time.
SILK BABY is a flop horse from western india, has a good rider.
CRONOS is another import of the same trainer with a try rider.
KAPALUA has low eights and is showing speedy tracks.

WOMAN OF THE TURF(3)-WIN

SILK BABY(5)/ KAPALUA(14)-PLACE.

5
THE CHAMP races after long, has pleased in tracks, last gate was a top show.
SOLOMON was beaten close home at Ooty by first named but is looking far fitter in works here.
EXTREME LOVE is looking very speedy in spurts.
NEVER AGAIN did nothing at Mysore, has been scrubbed in tracks,has a good draw and low weights.

SOLOMON(2)-WIN

NEVER AGAIN(13)/ THE CHAMP(1)-PLACE.

6.
CASTANEA was beaten by KANGRA easily in Mysore, has improved in tracks and impressed in mock race.
DAFFODIL is the best on performance, was not able to stay over 2000 m at Kolkata as a hot favorite, is from a not so good sire but a top trainer, has showed out in mock and may score.
KANGRA is the next best on performance who ran 4th in Bangalore derby but could not stay in the Mysore Derby, has a rider returning from serious injury.
ROMANTIC STAR is a top bred who tried to pace up with the speedy and too good CASTLEBRIDGE and puffed out at the bend itself, she has the best rider now and is bound to run differently, has been very well prepared by the confident trainer who has always come up with promising ones.

DAFFODIL(2)-WIN

ROMANTIC STAR(10)/ KANGRA(6)-PLACE.

7.
HEAT WAVE has a rider switch, recent runs have been ordinary.
KINGS CANYON ran a bad race last time, has a better rider for improvement.
EGYPTIANA was given a forward run, looks fit.
CONROD won easily and should try to put up a good show in this class.

EGYPTIANA(9)-WIN

HEAT WAVE(3)/ KINGS CANYON(7)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST= CHER AMIE

SYDNEY HARBOUR FOR D VISHWANATH MEMORIAL TROPHY

Wednesday, December 6, 2017


MYSORE RACES



1.
TIGER OF MYSORE has raced against better types in last season , is tracking in fine fettle.
ANVILL STAR has been on decline since transfer here, appears to have niggles, goes over unfamiliar distance, has pleased in works.
BENEDETTA has pleased in tracks, has a good rider over ideal trip.
REANNA has disappointed in last two runs, appears jaded with age, has low weights.

TIGER OF MYSORE(1)-WIN

BENEDETTA(5)-PLACE.

2.
GRACELAND has often failed to speed up when in striking position, is an unreliable type who is down a lot in handicap.
BOLD NATURE was not given a true ride last time, has to be tried now as she faces retirement.
ROI JUNIOR has won his only race under this rider and has come down in scales since summers.
IROKO has been on board in both outings and has a try rider, is still a maiden.
COFFEE TIME is a strange one, always jumps slow but manages to earn his corn bill in most outings.

BOLD NATURE(5)-WIN

IROKO(11)/ COFFEE TIME(12)-PLACE.

3.
CICITALIA is showing good tracks, was ridden out in last run.
SPINNING CHAKRAM likes to hit front, terms of the race suit today.
WATERFALL has been worked, has poor form.
AMAZING was pulled or what, had not utilised the striking position close home in last run, may oblige under the stronger rider.

AMAZING(7)-WIN

SPINNING CHAKRAM(3)/ WATERFALL(5)-PLACE.


4.
JAYADRATHA ran way down the field as a favorite, happens often with favored horses from the stables of D Byramji, he always gets away with it, horse appears to be badly placed on handicap.
ALAINA had finished well with a rookie , has been worked and should do well.
INTREPID WARRIOR impressed with a fine finish in last run, may be tried again.
YELLOW ZONE is pleasing in tracks, age is against.
GOLDEN SUCCESS had fought out to loose narrowly in last run, has low weights.

ALAINA(5)-WIN

GOLDEN SUCCESS(12)/ YELLOW ZONE(6)-PLACE.

5
CASTLE KING is down in class, looks energetic in tracks, has a try rider to finish on.
BEYOND THANKFUL warmed up just in time to snatch victory at the post, has a good rider now.
EXCELONCE is in fine form and distance is ideal.
ZIDAAN showed resolute action in downing a hot favorite last time, has to be tried again.
FLASH TIME has the rider repeating after the notable finish.
VENI VID VICI is a fine handicapper with a keen rider but draw is wide.
KING SMILE has low weights, is a failed favorite.

KING SMILE(14)-WIN

VENI VIDI VICI(13)/CASTLE KING(1)-PLACE.

6.
SHINING MAGIC could not carry the weight and flopped, looks difficult again.
TAQDEER KA BADSHAH is well rested to run a front race again.
CHINA ONE was a late finisher who has a fine handicap chance.
GREEK GODDESS has been worked nicely, had failed as favorite earlier.
SYDNEY HARBOUR is a good type who showed return to form in last run.
UNBELIEVABLE upheld her name with a smashing performance, may fight off the severe penalty.

SYDNEY HARBOUR(13)-WIN

SHINNING MAGIC(1)/UNBELIEVABLE(14)-PLACE.

7.
FELIX LEGION has a rookie, keeps tracking regularly, has scope.
GOLDEN STEPS had led in well and rookie will fancy his chances in whipless race.
FOREST QUEEN has not obliged for long, ignore last run.
GO MAN GO was ridden out to peter off too soon, has been waited with.

GO MAN GO(9)-WIN

FELIX LEGION(2)/ GOLDEN STEPS(5)-PLACE.

8.
IDEALIST did not stay well over the mile, now runs at top weight in sprint.
NIKKA is in fine form, has age on side and is impressive in tracks.
HOT N FIRE is the decent type youngster who impressed a lot in last win and has come up a lot since then in works.
HAVELOCK PRINCESS finished well in last outing and has been worked.
SATURN is pleasing in tracks, has a wide draw.
AS TIME GOES BY is a front racer who is from a good sire to be on the up, has a chance to do well.

HOT N FIRE(5)-WIN

AS TIME GOES BY (12)/SATURN(9)-PLACE


DAYS BEST= HOT N FIRE

MISS ZACHARY FOR B S F CUP

Tuesday, December 5, 2017


DELHI RACES



1.
GENTLE WAVE is down in class and has a rookie for a forward run.
GLENEAGLES had run a competitive 3rd to ROARING RASCAL over the mile, has a try rider and may get the maiden win.
HOT BLOOD is a front racer who is much better placed on scales than the last named.
AMAZING BOLT has low weights, looks fit in tracks.

HOT BLOOD(6)-WIN

GLENEAGLES(3)/ AMAZING BOLT(9)-PLACE.

2.
DESERT OF GOLD came up well despite a slow getaway from gates, has been scrubbed in tracks.
MONEY PLANT is being waited with, has a weak rider.
MASTER FRANKEL ran a good forward race to go down at the furlong post, has a keen rider.
DASHING PERSONALITY is a better bred who has a try rider and can strike at these weights.

DESERT OF GOLD(1)-WIN

MASTER FRANKEL(5)/ DASHING PERSONALITY(7) -PLACE.

3.
MASTER CRISTIANO is sliding with speed down the ratings, has a capable rider today,tracks are suggestive.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS was ridden to loose last time, distance today may be more.
TOP BRASS is in top form, is from a staying mare and distance will not be an issue.
ASHWA CHICAGO has decent form bur a weak rider.

MASTER CRISTIANO(2)-WIN

TOP BRASS(6)/TERMS AND CONDITIONS(4)-PLACE.

4.
GALLOP AWAY was not allowed to run on merit last time, was a useful 2nd in earlier attempt.
MASTER PHOENIX had run a forward race and rider repeats on the youngster.
GRACE KELLY was ridden out but could not sustain, is in with a chance to fight out for places.
I WANNA RUN belongs to suspect trainer, has been entrusted to a puller type rider with shady back ground, make your own choice with this one, is pleasing in tracks.
REAL CHARMER won well but faces stiff penalty.
FIRE FLY has not been extended in tracks, last run was suggestive.

MASTER PHOENIX(3)-WIN

I WANNA FLY(5)/ GRACE KEELY(4)-PLACE.

5
An avoidable one as inter connected personalities are involved.
PONTY ROSA has been playing bridesmaid in his runs, was not on job last time, has a shady owner, has the form , handicap and rider to win.
ABASTOR has been nicely prepared, given a soft mock but is entrusted to a work rider, may show out if backed, rider of the first named can always pussy foot on first named, father trains this one.
MUMTAZ BEGUM is the winner of 7 races who can strike any day.
DOUBLE BOOST is a forward racer with a rookie.
YAS YAK is the failed favorite who may make amends.

PONTY ROSSA(3)-WIN

YASH YAK(9)/ABASTOR(2) -PLACE.


6.
CUNCHO barely managed to reach the wire at low weights, will not be able to handle higher weight now.
SEA CLIFF ran below par last time, has a striking rider now.
GOLDEN INDIAN has been running true this season, may place again.
MISS ZACHARY came up late in Fillies event to merit strong support in this class.
GOLDEN GUINEA won well and steps up in class, maintains form.

MISS ZACHARY(9)-WIN

SEA CLIFF(3)/GOLDEN GUINEA(13)-PLACE.

7.
AL SAHAIL has a chance to place in current form.
SEA STORM races after a break , has come up well in tracks.
DOMINATING GIRL flopped as favorite, looks improved in tracks.
MISS HIEGL ran a fine forward race and should do well again with the allowance rider.

DOMINATING GIRL(4)-WIN

SEA STORM(2)/ MISS HIEGL(5)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST=MISS ZACHARY

ARDESHIR TROPHY WEARS AN OPEN LOOK

Sunday, December 3, 2017


MUMBAI RACES


1.
ZENON is a classic hopeful and looks improved since summers, had beaten GLORIOUS EYES easily while taking weight, will surely do so again even with reverse weights.
GLORIOUS EYES has benefit of a forward run against TURNING POINT, will have to did deep to upset.
FLASHING HINOUR has won twice over the mile, has been scrubbed in tracks.

ZENON(2)-WIN

GLORIOUS EYES(3)-PLACE.

2.
MINE THAT BIRD was given two contrasting rides by the crook jockey who took him leading well into the straight against EXCELLENT GOLD and later just refused to ride out in SERENOs race, the ordinary bred has a new owner now.
STAR OF THEA is full brother to LADY IN RED, has not been able to sustain after forward runs, keeps tracking impressively.
PRICELESS ART is half sister to black type SOUTHERN BAY, has been tracking for a year now, was a notable runner in mock race at Pune, has pleased in tracks .
TEETEBORO is a very ordinary bred who ran nowhere after good tracks in Pune, may improve.

PRICELESS ART(6)-WIN

MINE THAT BIRD(1)-PLACE.


3.
STAR COUNCILLOR races after months, was given a very questionable ride in loosing as favorite, the well bred horse has been kept fit and has been given a soft mock.
YANNA RASCALA has impressed a lot in his Pune wins, but is looking a bit sluggish in tracks, has a fight on hand.
CHARGING TIGRESS is a failed favorite from earlier run, has been working regularly.
GAZINO is from a decent sire and had come up well while conceding loads of weight to others, is most fluent in tracks and has a good draw and low weights.

GAZINO(8)-WIN

YANA RAASACALA(3)/ STAR COUNCILLOR (2)-PLACE.

4.
TEMERITY is the Invitation Cup winner who has weights to concede today, has been nicely prepared after a poor run as favorite in last run.
PHOENIX TIGER is best on handicap but has age and weight to consider, likes to run a forward race.
ASTER ROSE has pleased with easy wins at Pune, has a decent chance again, runs first time on the hard local track here.
NEW ENGLAND is a good type who faces black types rather than class horses, handicapper has not placed him properly after a scintillating finish after been left at the gates by a distance.
SUPREME GENERAL has been very well prepared since last run, goes at low weights, can win based on Invitation run.

SUPREME GENERAL (6)-WIN

PHOENIX TIGER(2)-PLACE.

5.
Decent bred FANTASY STAR looks to be a disappointing one.
STAR SCHOLAR has been given soft runs since he won under this rider at Pune, has impressed a lot in tracks.
TOMAHAWK is well placed on handicap and last run will benefit, rider is very ordinary.
ABU AL BUKHOOSH was a late finisher in last run, can stay well.
SILVER EDGE was beaten after a good run by STAR SCHOLAR in early Pune season, is better placed now.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY led n by lengths but went down at the post, rider repeats.

SILVER EDGE(9)-WIN

STAR SCHOLAR(2)/TOMAHAWK(3)-PLACE.


6.
SERENO was first manipulated to loose and then sped away to a good win when at striking odds, is from a speedy mare and can scoot away from the inner draw, is looking sharp in tracks.
ALBARETO was backed well but let down all by an insipid performnace, once again he is shining in tracks, is a well bred from a non raced dam.
CAPTAIN is speedy and may be tried, is being waited with.
GLORIANA is a very well bred one who has been stabled with an ordinary trainer, has not been worked since long.

ALBARETO(6)-WIN

SERENO(1)/ GLORIANA(9)-PLACE.



7.
ANGELS TOUCH was half heartedly ridden when asking for his head, is a well bred half sister to SWEEPING SUCCESS should fight out with a rider switch.
COOL EYES was given a pulled run, no action when the horse was tucked up behind a wall of horses, has pleased in gallops.
SMASHER is nowhere near his elder sister SMASHING, has been well tracked.
MASQUERADE is from a normal mare who has nixed well with this sire and given prolific winners over middle distances, the trainer has spent time on preparation.

COOL EYES(4) -WIN

MASQUERADE(8)/ ANGELS TOUCH(1)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST====ZENON

MULTITUDE FOR INDIAN GOLD VASE

Saturday, December 2, 2017


KOLKATA RACES



1.
BLAZING BULLET can stay the distance, has a try rider, had won well under him earlier this year.
INDUS PRINCE ran a fair 2nd to RAQS SHARKI, but is not likely to stay this trip.
ADRIATIC SEA is younger, had won over this trip in last winters, whipless rookie is not ideal over such a distance.
CONSTANCE is bred to stay, dam had won over 1800m, lacks preparation and form is poor.
AUBERON is winner of 3 races, goes at low weights.

BLAZING BULLET(2)-WIN

ADRIATIC SEA(4)/CONSTANCE(7)-PLACE.

2.
DANCERESS had finished on last time, will like the step up in distance.
THE STRADDLE went phut after leading well last time, can not be supported based on that bad run.
I TOLD YOU KNOW ran a fine 2nd last time, should do well over the staying distance.
FRIENDSHIP is a nice bred, flopped badly when backed, may improve.

DANCERELLA(1)-WIN

I TOLD YOU KOW(4)-PLACE.


3.
THE SIXTH SEAL is from a good sire but an unraced mare, has been shown a couple of gates.
VISERION is full brother to GODS OWN,has been nicely prepared and is looking in forward condition.
ADVIKA is a well bred full sister to SET AGLOW, may be favored on that score, has been worked well.

VISERION(3)-WIN

ADVIKA(4)-PLACE.

4.
CELTIC KING ran a fine finishing 2nd and will look to do well again.
JOSS is maintaining last season form.
COCOANUT showed glimpses of return to form in last run, is a useful one.
STORM FRONT has been well tracked and shown a mock.

CELTIC KING (3)-WIN

STORM FRONT(8)/ COCOANUT(6)-PLACE.

5

MILLENIUM GLORY has the devil of a rider, just gets to upgrade all his rides with his class acts, will be favored.
CELERINO is a speedy one who gets a good rider after an easy run.
MIDNIGHT MAGIC has a bad draw after a useful run.
AVARUA was given a loosing ride as favorite in earlier run, has low weights and may upset.

AVARUA(11)-WIN

MILLENIUM GLORY(3)/CELERINO(4)-PLACE.

6.
MULTITUDE is in top form and looks to repeat.
SHIVALIK STORM has aged but has lots of class to fight out with the top rider.
INVINCIBLE PRINCE is a fine sprinter who will look to redeem last failure.
RULE DOWN UNDER is a fine type who can warm up in a fast paced race.

MUTILTUDE(1)-WIN

SHIVALIK STORM(4)/ INVINCIBLE PRINCE(5)-PLACE

7.
LOGANO finished on in last run, may be tried.
MERCEDES is the youngster from the speedy sire who is looking in fine fettle, is conceding weight to winner being a maiden.
NOBU is bred for speed, and has benefit of good form.
CURTIS is an ordinary bred at low weights.

NOBU(6)-WIN

MERCEDES(5)/ CURTIS(14)-PLACE.


8.
ARAGON was given a terrible ride as favorite, rider was doing motions only and the horse was pulled decently.
SHAPE THE SCAPE has a good draw, ran a forward race before bowing out.
Well bred ALLDERO races late in life, looks fit.
HEARTS ON FIRE may show out, had flopped when backed.

ARAGON(2)-WIN

SHAPE THE SCAPE(7)/ HEARTS ON FIRE(13)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST=MULTITUDE

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