VIJAY VIRAAJ FOR RACE HORSE OWNERS ASSN TROPHY

Monday, October 16, 2017


HYDERABAD RACES


1.

WOODRIDGE showed some speed in last run,the full brother to FREE STYLE races against weaklings here.
ARROW x 3 showed out in gates, has not been tried so far.
NEGRESS PRINCESS ran a forward race, is modestly bred but has a fine handicap.
TOUGH SUSSEX is being scrubbed in tracks.

WOOD RIDGE(2)-WIN

ARROW X 3(3)/ NEGRESS PRINCESS(5)-PLACE


2.
COMPOSURE has a rider switch, was a noticeable runner who was ridden feebly in the end by N Rathore.
PIXIE GIRL could not be assisted by the rookie last time and failed, is shaping well in trials.
Trainer' s insistence of using Ismail for all runs does not help, ran a soft mock recently.
WILD HEART lost in the shadow of the post, may redeem, has extra distance as a bother.

COMPOSURE(1)-WIN

PIXIE GIRL(2)/ WILD HEART(6)-PLACE.

3.
SURPRISE PARTY could not defy the penalty for earlier win last time, runs with hope.
TEXAS RODEO is half brother to good type DIAMONITE, has been blowing up after forward runs.
SOMERSET was not in the race last time, ignore that run.
NEWS O STAR had impressed a lot in maiden race win, has disappointed in last run, can speed up.
SHIVALIK CLASS is from a flop mare who ran a fine lead in race, has scope.

SURPRISE PARTY(1)-WIN

SHIVALIK CLASS(10)/TEXAS RODEO (2)-PLACE.

4.
NEGRESS PEARL is speedy and won well, has picked up stiff penalty for that effort.
VALLE SCEPTRE came up well in the straight and has scope here.
MANDY is a forward racer and in fine form.
MERITOCRACY has been given runs, can surprise by running for money of odds are decent.
ASHWA BAHULA won last time as a rank outsider and over a mile, does not appeal for repeat in a sprint.
WARRIOR SUPREME had run a good 2nd to PALACE ON WHEELS, has low weights and is smart in tracks.

VALLEE SCEPTRE(2)-WIN

MERITOCRACY(5)/ ASHWA BAHULA(7)-PLACE.

5.
SUPURINTO is in good shape and try rider repeats.
SPACE SHIP is the got abroad who fought out and won, has scope for repeat, why no tracks?
KING DAVID is a fine sprinter and has impressed a lot in preparation.
DIVINE HEIGHTS has been finishing on in runs, should be trying.
GENERAL SALUTE has an allowance rider at low weights.

KING DAVID(7)-WIN

SUPURINTO(2)/DIVINE HEIGHTS(9)-PLACE.

6.
NEW HOPE has not done anything so far, is from a decent bred dam and has been worked, may be tried.
GOLDEN ALIZA is from a sire kwon for sprinters, may show out.
SNOW CASTLE has run on board before, try rider repeats.
ISLAND QUEEN was held back when horse was asking for being ridden out, watch for backing today.

ISLAND QUEEN (6)-WIN

SNOW CASTLE(5)/ NEW HOPE(2)-PLACE.


7.
EXCLUSIVE WIND impressed with a fast finishing win, has extra yards to carry at top weight.
VIJAY VIRAAJ may have been handled feebly by this rider as the odds were cramped, has the handicap and form to win.
ASHWA RAFTAR is a good type and on the up, may do the hat trick if favorite plays truant again.
THATS MY DARLING has been very prominent in all her earning runs this season.
WESTERN WIND has been campaigned over staying trips, is going over a shorter trip which is more suitable.

VIJAY VIRAAJ(3)-WIN

ASHWA RAFTAR(4)/THATS MY DARLING(9)-PLACE.

8.
CASH FOR RANK has a better rider today, ignore last suspect run.
NELLY is in top form and can not be ignored even if she incurs heavy penalty.
MOON WALKER was kept far too back last time, rider repeats and can win if stable is firing today.
BOUNCER is the doosra who may be opted for as last run was suggestive.

MOON WALKER(7)-WIN

NELLY(2)/ CASH FOR RANK(1)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST====VIJAY VIRAAJ

LADY IN LACE FOR PUNE DERBY

Sunday, October 15, 2017


PUNE RACES


1.
EIGERS TIGER had run a good 2nd to SAMARJEET but was deliberately ridden very badly to loose at the bend only as he was favorite, back him today.
PILATUS is a sparingly raced got abroad who has been given a run, is working well.
PATAGONIA is another youngster who has scope to improve.
DRAGON MOSS ran a fair 5th to POWERHAUS, ignore last easy run.

EIGERS TIGER(2)-WIN

DRAGON MOSS(10)/PATAGONIA(7)-PLACE.

2.
OTHELLO ran a bit wayward under pressure at low weights last time, distance is no worry.
KING OF KILLEN is being sent over an unfamiliar distance, may be an ambitious step, has the handicap.
BABY FACE has come up with last run, had been tardy at the gates.
RITZ has won over this distance and is pleasing in tracks, has bad gate habits.
FANTASY STAR is a well bred from the crook stables, has been well beaten in both runs as favorite, continues to show out in morning works, low weights may attract some.

BABY FACE (5)-WIN

KING OF KILLEN(4)/FANTASY STAR(8)-PLACE.

3.
ELEGENT BEAUTY has been worked well and impressed in mock, ignore last soft run.
SUSSEX PRIDE is the best produce of the modest sire, has not been tried this season.
NELSONS BLOOD is a keen one who likes to lead in, has a rider switch.
TEXAS GOLD is the youngster who ran a weak race last time and may have picked up niggles, has tracked fit.
ZANZIBAR could not defy the handicap in last run, has a good jockey.
DROGO appeals on handicap and distance will suit.

NELSONS BLOOD(4)-WIN

ELEGENT BEAUTY(1)/DROGO(8)-PLACE.

4.
HOPELICIOUS placed for first time and the modest bred has a better rider.
ARC SHINE is an ordinary bred who finished late, rider repeats.
ASTRAL FLARE is a decent bred and should improve after the held back last run under a work jockey.
IN THE STARS is the best bred full sister to black type HOLY SMOKE , has been sharpened up and given a mock, has a strong rider.

IN THE STARS(9)-WIN

HOPELICIOUS(2)/ ASTRAL FLARE(6)-PLACE.

5.
NEW ENGLAND is an exciting one who continues to defy the handicap with easy wins, beat a good youngster convincingly in last run,has weight and speedier customers racing against.
MYGRATOR is a top sprinter from the good sire and is on the up, added distance has to be factored.
CHARGING TIGRESS is due for a win, has always competed with forward runs.
MAKINO goes at low weights, last run was bad, may have been a deliberate ploy, refer race 77 , is so much better placed to upset.

MAKINO(10-WIN

MYGRATOR(4)/ NEW ENGLAND(1)-PLACE.

6.
ADAM is twice winner of sprinters cup, but i feel days of the fugitive owner are over in indian racing.
DANCING PRANCES is the best sprinter for his age and will be in the fray again.
HOLY SMOKE held out with a front run, has disadvantage on weights but will run them all till the race comes to a boil.
ST ANDREWS ran a good forward race and has a better rider now.

DANCING PRANCES(2)-WIN

ST ANDREWS(8)/ ADAM(1)-PLACE.

7.
PURE ZINC is the best in form local hopeful who impressed with a good turn of foot in last win after months and is in fine fettle to fight out.
TIMELESS is from a less talked about sire, ran an improved 3rd to the exciting PREVALENT FORCE, distance may be an issue with his pedigree.
KANGRA has come up with performances at Bangalore/ Mysore and has the top rider.
LADY IN LACE is the best performed, gave her heart out in gallant 2nd to PREVALENT FORCE in Hyderabad Derby, mile is her ideal trip, but can win on sheer class.
THEMIS ran a below par run in NEW ENGLANDS win, may have been given a run with this race in view, earlier performance are big indicators, where has I Chisty been training? haven't heard of him for some time.

LADY IN LACE (12)-WIN

PURE ZINC(5)/ KANGRA(11)-PLACE.


8.
BISHOP OF DERRY is half brother to UNCLE SCROOGE and appears well prepared.
CHAPLIN is a nice bred who has showed out with impressive displays in gates and is speedy.
DURHAM LAD ran a fine forward race, looks improved, has a chance.
MONTE CASINO has been given runs, may be tried now at good odds.
SERENO was certainly packed etc to loose badly as a hot favorite, is speedy and if she wins now stewards should kick the ass of somebody, explanations are never meaningful.
SASSY LASS is half sister to speedy HEATHER and hs been sharpened up well.

SASSY LASS(10)-WIN

CHAPLIN(2)/SERENO(6)-PLACE.

9.
TURNING POINT had faded out after leading in, had failed when backed earlier,top weight is another worry.
ORIONS BELT tried to hoodwink all and steal the last race but was nabbed at the post, has a weaker bloke on top.
ARABIAN STORM won well and may look to repeat.
KODIAC QUEEN lost due to the weak rider who repeats, may redeem, also owner will look for this one to double if P ZINC obliges.
TIMELESS DEEDS trialed the field till the bend but see the finishing effort, has prospect.
GOOFY EYES came up well against a good horse, has decent breeding.

GOOFY EYES(12)-WIN

KODIAC QUEEN (5)/ TURNING POINT (1)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST====BABY FACE

STAR OF HARMONY FOR SURESH MAHINDRA TROPHY

Saturday, October 14, 2017


PUNE RACES


1. GOLD BOND is from a decent mare and had given a good one in JOSHUA, this one has come up a lot since last run, sire is disappointing.
GRAND ACCORD impressed with a forward run in maiden outing and should fight out now, is a decent bred got abroad.
MASERATI is from a prolific winner mare and has been tracked easy mostly, can not comment on the indoor training.
YELLOWSTONE is from a flop mare, is working quite well, races over a mile in maiden run?
LADY ALMEDA is a much better bred than YELLOWSTONE, both are from same sire, was ridden out in a hurry last time, ignore that run, is looking very forward in tracks now.

GRAND ACCORD(3)-WIN

LADY ALMEDA(6)-PLACE.

2.
What happened to MAGICAL SCRIPT last time when running as favorite, very often one doesn't get answers in this sport.
THE OTHER SONG was held back and finished on late, is a miler and runs with scope, handicap is stiff.
SILVER EDGE is another one who ran like a dud under the hyped rider, ignore.
ETTIHAD has never been urged in runs, is working well, trainer has not got a winner for far too long.
WINDHOEK has not been running to his handicap, may have been waited with.
SIR SONG has won his race over the mile two years ago, last run was suggestive.
STAR ACE has low weights, has not been tried for long, ran a notable 2nd to SHIVALIK SKIES in Mumbai.

SIR SONG (9)-WIN

WINDHOEK(8)/ STAR ACE(10)-PLACE.

3.
MULTI GLORY has won at this level in Mumbai, runs here have been weak.
FROSTY is pleasing in tracks but has not raced here, has a handicap chance.
IN MY DREAMS goes over extra yards, has low weights and age on side .
SIMON SAYS is the horse in form, handicap favors.

SIMON SAYS (6)-WIN

FROSTY(2)-PLACE.

4.
The well bred MISS MONEYPENNY won holding on from an older and ordinary horse, is working well.
JUGGERNAUT is a sharp sprinter , extra furlong does not help.
FRANZ FERDINAND has been a big failure in Mumbai, was always finishing with a rattle but a tad late, tracks are good displays and the well bred can scope, rider is ordianry.
QUIXOTIC once again exposed the rot in Indian racing, won as a well planned doosra at lucrative odds beating heavily backed public fancy from the same hot shot owner, no questions asked, will run a forward race again.
ANNIVERSARY GIRL won well, has age on side to progress, is ordinary in breeding.
SAFDAR is capable of upset, has a strong handicap to upset at low weights.

SAFDAR(10)-WIN

MISS MONEYPENNY(2)/ FRANZ FERDINAND (4) -PLACE.

5.
HUZZAS GRACE is an ordinary bred who is working well, distance should suit.
ABBEY ROAD recovered well from a slow start to be on the board.
PANATELA is working impressively, has come up with last run, does not appeal yet on handicap, has never earned anything so far.
JEENA ran a leisurely 3rd, may be tried. is winner of 2 races.

JEENA(8)-WIN

ABBEY ROAD(4)/PANATELA(6)-PLACE.

6.
ARAKAWAH ran an impressive forward race against the too good MYGRATOR.
HEDWIG was ridden weakly and note the return of the best rider, horse has been on my watch list for long.
MY BLESSINGS is in top form and will trouble all once again.
EXCELLENT GOLD was a well backed and impressive winner from a good sire who maintains form, lacks initial speed but turn of foot is impressive.

HEDWIG(5)-WIN

EXCELLENT GOLD(11) / ARAKAWAH(2)-PLACE.

7.
It would be foolhardy to place a win bet in this race for obvious reasons, race framed to feed the bookies, tires to count the number of runners, shame on the club to frame such sense less races.

ISINIT has often come close to winning, last run was a notable effort after a sluggish start.
JACK DAN is a 5 year old who is yet to earn, has come up with last run.
ART OF WAR can do well as he has raced in maidens mostly and led till home turns.
ALFONSO was a late finisher who can do well with this rookie.
ARC OF PASSION has been fooled around with, was pulled by this work jockey when backed in earlier run, should place.

ISINIT(1)-WIN

ARC OF PASSION(18)/ALFONSO(15) -PLACE.

8.
LINCOLN impressed with good finish against a runaway winner, weak rider is a questionable choice, still appeals on handicap.
ASCENSION won all the way in a weak field, may progress.
TOUCH ME NOT retired after leading in, can surprise, rider is capable but like to parley with suspect people.
SUPERSTAR SUPREME won all the way as the favorite was playing truant, has a more capable rider now.
GOLD FIELD is working well, may improve.
LORD COMMANDER disappointed in last run, can sprint well.

LINCOLN(1)-WIN

ASCENSION(3)/ TOUCH ME NOT(4)-PLACE.

9.
RAEES won smashing the opposition and faces some of them again at squeezing weight equation, concedes weight over the grueling trip, yet opposition does not inspire much confidence.
SQUARE MOON can race well over such trips, rider lacks experience and confidence.
STAR OF HARMONY is from the top sire who can stay till asked and has a chance, horse has a tendency to veer out and that flaw has to be handled by the rider.

STAR OF HARMONY(3)-WIN

RAEES(1)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST====GRAND ACCORD

ROMANTIC STAR FOR K B R URS MEMORIAL TROPHY

Thursday, October 12, 2017


MYSORE RACES

A tiring to read race card as 14 horses per most races and a mix of locals with Bangalorian hopefuls, aged ones from mostly redundant type stables . The authorities have cramped up the Card to make up for the rained out events of last week.


1.
JACK OF HEARTS had run below level last time under a try rider, has hardly been tracked since then.
FLORENCIA has a try rider, has poor form
MOON LIGHT LOVE placed with a late run for first time in career, trainer has not been doing well for some time now, also doesn't work his horses.
REPSOL is a winner over this distance , has been given easy runs and is down in scales, has pleased in tracks.
SIMPLE SUM has been shown gates, may show out.
SAFE BET is most active in tracks, may be tried.
MY VALENTINE placed first time with a belated run, is bound to be tried again.

MY VALENTINE(13)-WIN

REPSOL (6)/ FLORENCIA(3)-PLACE.

2.
CZAR RULE was ridden out and fought hard before going down to JAMES BOND, has better equation today.
DEEPALIKA runs after a break and has hardly been tracked, has penalty to face on a different track.
DESERT GILT has been kept handy in tracks, doesn't appeal yet.
INDIAN LEGEND was catching up fast with the dueling pair in previous outing, will try to do well again.
ULTIMATE GLORY has run competitive races, has a reasonable rider at low weights.

CZAR RULE(3)-WIN

INDIAN LEGEND(7)/JAMES BOND(1)-PLACE.


3.
EXPORT QUALITY ran a disappointing race as favorite, does not appeal under the weak rider carrying weight.
IRISH PRINCE is winner of 3 races, was not backed under John in earlier run, appears to be out of form.
STARRY WIND is an ordinary bred youngster who is looking speedy in tracks, has done nothing so far?
GAME AGAIN may be considered in this set because of the rider.
TREASURE QUEST is a well bred who had run a forward race and allowance rider may do well .
CANDICE has age and draw against , may finish on under the good rider, does not appeal for win at all.

TREASURE QUEST(6)-WIN

GAME AGAIN(5)/ STARRY WIND(3)-PLACE.

4.
CICITALIA is a flop horse who is working well.
STELLA MARI impressed in a start to finish win last time, looks to repeat.
DOMITIA has been given a soft run, can sprint well in this herd.
STAR COMMAND has a weak rider, the horse has a tendency to bolt.
SIBERIAN TIGER is a nice bred full sister to PHOENIX TIGER but she has niggles and does not appeal yet.
HEAVEN AND EARTH was given a very easy run last time, has a fine handicap, distance is sharp and gates are a bother.

STELLA MARI(3)-WIN

DOMITIA(4)/HEAVEN AND EARTH(11)-PLACE.


5.
MAGICAL DANCER is putting up commendable displays in tracks, the got abroad has come to hand late in life.
RAVELNATION was a late finisher who has been worked well.
SILVER LEGEND ran a very ordinary race, good rider repeats.
ALEXANDRITE was a fast finisher last time, has been tracking impressively.
LOZEN has not obliged for long, had run a suggestive race.
NATIVE ELEMENTS ran a forward race and looks a tryer once again
FRENEMEE is constantly been tracked, has low weights .

MAGICAL DANCER(1)-WIN

RAVELNATION(2)/FRENEMEE(14)-PLACE.

6.
EMPERADOR warmed up and finished on to win comfortably, has progressed in tracks.
TIGER OF MYSORE is the local hopeful who is in fine fettle, mile may be a worry.
AMAZING REDD is a zestful oldie who can place with a forward run.
ROMANTIC STAR is a top bred who has been nicely prepared for the race.

ROMANTIC STAR(8)-WIN

EMPERADOR(3)/ AMAZING REDD (7)-PLACE

7.
CLASS ABOVE had shaped to win last time, has scope even with the rookie.
TOBIN fought out and ran a notable 2nd,rider repeats.
NIKKA has age and a better rider to be in the fray yet again.
WONDER STORY has raced against better horses and has a strong rider for a try.
SAIGAR is the failed favorite who could not be held in by the allowance rider and failed to make impact, can redeem.
SATURN is tracking well.

WONDER STORY(5)-WIN

SAIGAR(9)/ NIKKA(4)-PLACE.

8.
SIDDHI impressed with a good finish and is maintaining good form in tracks.
SHINING MAGIC is an unfit horse with a try rider.
BACK OF BEYOND is due for a win , has finished well in last two runs here.
SAGRADA has worked well, distance will suit.

BACK OF BEYOND(6)-WIN

SIDDHI(3)/ SAGRADA(8)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST==ROMANTIC STAR

SHIVALIK SHOWERS FOR MONSOON CUP

Wednesday, October 11, 2017


KOLKATA RACES


1.
EMPOWERED had come up well in the straight last time, has been tracked since then.
JORELL has been given runs, note the rider flying in after doing well in western India for the owner, back if in odds, horse had given weight and lengths to BANG BANG in his only win last year.
BAMBINI FESTA has nothing to show except a good rider.
SAM HOUSTON had bled last time, ignore for now.
CELTIC COMMANDER is the most tracked, has a rookie with the inner most draw.

JORELL(3)-WIN

CELTIC COMMANDER(10)/ EMPOWERED(1)-PLACE.

2.
QUEENS COMMAND belongs to crook intent people, doesn't run when in odds, ignore for now, was packed up last time.
I ME AND MYSELF has a rider switch after a useful run.
AZZRAQ is a speedy type with the weak trainer, may surprise.
ZENA had finished on well in AILEENS race, ignore last non try run.

I ME AND MYSELF(3)-WIN

ZENA(7)/ AZZRAQ(5) -PLACE.

3.
VICTORIANA is a decent bred who has come up with last forward run at Pune.
STELLANOVA is an ordinary bred , was packed well when backed by the public in UPTOWN GIRL s race, looses pace after home turn.
MALANA is from the good sire, has run keen races in Bangalore summers, ignore last doubtful run.
TIBERON is a speedy one who has chance to improve.
AMARANTHUS came up well from the mid bunch and has a rider switch.

MALANA(3)-WIN

VICTORIANA(1)-PLACE.

4.
MONACO from an ordinary sire was favored to win after suggestive runs in maidens, could not sustain and has allowance rider this time.
DEVOTION finished on fast in MILLENIUM GLORYs win, has a stronger rider now.
CARRALISA ran a good 2nd and is working impressively.
MY FREEDOM has run game races in last two outings, the oldie has a good rider.

DEVOTION (6)-WIN

CARRALISA(7)/MONACO(1)-PLACE.

5.
THE TALISMAN had run a fighting 2nd to STAR ONE with this rider earlier, ignore last run under a weaker rider.
THEO has run forward races but goes out from a wide draw.
KINGS CROWN was well manipulated by the connections, lost when backed by punters and has recorded a double at good odds, ignore for win here, trainer is likely to take the option to try ADRESTIA now.
CELTIC KING may improve under the better rider, is down in scales but form is weak.

THE TALISMAN(2)-WIN

THEO(3)/ADRESTIA(7)-PLACE

6.
SHIVALIK SHOWERS has most things like handicap, form, ratings and distance in favor, can not vouch for the rider, should win.
COMMANDER will find the distance tiring, has age against also.
CADMAN is a younger horse who is on the up, won well last time.

SHIVALIK SHOWERS(1)-WIN

CADMAN(4)-PLACE.

7.
VOLANTIS is from the far better centre and has raced against younger horses, comes into reckoning as he can stay the distance with a forward run, has tracked well here.
MIZUNO is in fine form, try rider repeats.
ATHLETICO is better placed here than MIZUNO.
DANCERESS was ridden in a hurry and obviously lost as favorite under this rider, may do well if waited with.

VOLANTIS(2)-WIN

DANCERESS(8)/ATHELETICO(7)-PLACE.

8.
EL MAGNIFICO won with authority despite being slow off, looks to repeat.
YAMAZAKI is a decent bred who may compete well over ideal distance.
FLYING CLOUD is in fine form, handicap is stiff.
SECRET BUILDER ran a good race under a weak rider, is from a unpredictable stable.

EL MAGNIFICO(1)-WIN

SECRET BUILDER(7)-PLACE



DAYS BEST==DEVOTION

TOT OF WHISKEY FOR ANIMAL WELFARE CUP

Tuesday, October 10, 2017


DELHI RACES


1.
INTO MISCHIEF was kept way back deliberately, moved up well in home run, has a try rider now.
JHILMIL ran well but was not urged by the rider, has scope , is tracking well.
BEE PRINCESS has worked nicely, has a moderate jockey.
MASTER BECKET is down a lot in scales, has not won for long, has a try rider.
Ignore last run of PONTY ROSSA in weaker company, had run a faraway 2nd under this rider to BLACK DIAMOND in last season.

PONTY ROSSA(13)-WIN

INTO MISCHIEF (5)/ JHILMIL(6)-PLACE.

2.
A race easy to read with three horses from the same connections and HELLO HELLO comes out strong based on performance and rider.
VIDHYEESHA was ridden in check last time, had excelled last season and has a good rider today.
MISTER BEST is speedy and should set the pace for the stable mate.

HELLO HELLO(1)-WIN

VIDHYEESHA(4)-PLACE.

3.
ASHWA CHICAGO is in fine form and has the rider to boot over ideal distance.
HURACAN had won a staying race in western India, is impressive in tracks.
BACHELOR BOY can improve upon last held back run, distance will be a problem.
GOLDEN CHILLY has won easily over this distance last season, has a good rider at low weights.

GOLDEN CHILLY (7)-WIN

ASHWA CHICAGO(1)-PLACE.

4.
BRAHAMPUTRI had managed to scrape through after a forward run last time, has penalty to face.
MASTER VANPERISE cruised up smoothly to win well, looks to repeat.
TOT OF WHISKEY is winner of six races,4 times under this rider , so needs to be backed at low weights in this field.

TOT OF WHISKEY(6)-WIN

MASTER VANPERISE(4)-PLACE.

5.
TERRIFIC is a front racer who has been scrubbed in tracks, has come up well.
I WANNA RUN has shaped up nicely in tracks, is sparingly raced.
SHIVALIK BREEZE has looked fit in tracks, had bled as a hot favorite in last run.
SOLID GOLD from the second string trainer has been brought down by many kgs , had run a fighting 2nd to BLUE HORSE carrying weight, rookie has a chance if allowed to ride out by the trainer, tracks are appealing.

SOLID GOLD(12)-WIN

TERRIFIC(1)/I WANNA RUN(2)-PLACE.

6.
ASHWA GAURVI showed out with a going away win, retains form.
ROSES ARE FOREVER has run forward races and is down in scales, i dont like the rider, cant imagine anybody else would have lost on GAMBLER RETURNS the way he panicked when looking a clear winner 20 yards from home.
ALL IS WELL was pulled in last run, rookie has a chance on this fit horse.
FIRST SELECTION won well under this rider in a maiden race, I dont like the sire specially in sprints, yet the centre is meant only for scurries.
OSCULATE ran a pathetic race, cant expect to win so soon.

ASHWA GAURAVI(4)-WIN

FIRST SELECTION(10)/ROSES ARE FOREVER(5)-PLACE.

7.
NEBULOUS has a handicap chance but has the oldest jockey riding in the country.
CUNCHO has a rookie after a reasonable run.
GOLDEN COAST lacks fitness, has a try rider.
ENSIGN was kept out of the race last time, had finished well in first run, should win at low weights.

ENSIGN(13)-WIN

CUNCHO (7)/ NEBULOUS(5)-PLACE


DAYS BEST==HELLO HELLO

SEA FAIREY FOR MELBOURNE RACE CLUB TROPHY

Sunday, October 8, 2017


HYDERABAD RACES


1.
DOWNTON ABBAEY has underperformed at Mysore, is working fine.
SEA FAIREY ran a fighting forward race under a rookie, has the strong rider now.

SEA FAIREY(2)-WIN

2.
EXCLUSIVE STRIKER was ridden under the whip and finished a close 2nd, rider repeats.
CITY OF SAILS is from an ordinary mare who has produced duds only, this one had run an encouraging 2nd to SUPREMO over a mile last season.
FREE EAGLE has failed twice this season as favorite, last run was poor.
BOCA GRANDE has run some suggestive races, rookie may place, distance should not be an issue.
HANDSOME BOY is from a dam who was winner of many races, had impressed a lot in finishing well,is being scrubbed in works.

EXCLUSIVE STRIKER(1)-WIN

HANDSOME BOY(6)/BOCA GRANDE(5)-PLACE.

3.
VIJAYS EMPRESS was a going away winner last time, is working fit, can repeat.
IKIGAI has been coming up well from the mid bunch in last couple of outings, may be tried now.
KHAN SAHIB has been on board in all runs and with the same rider, watch for support now.
OLYMPIC HERO has been given a soft run,has shown fitness in tracks.
SYMBOL OF GOLD has stiff penalty now.
GOLDEN IMAGE has fine form and note the rider switch.

GOLDEN IMAGE(8)-WIN

VIJAYS EMPRESS(2)/KHAN SAHIB(5)-PLACE.

4.
AMBITIUS APPROACH is the one who has won his last 4 out of 5 runs, is in top fettle in tracks to be the hot favorite again.
MIGHTY SWING has been running encouragingly, allowance rider may do well.
AMAZING VENUS shot away from the gates and was shaping up well when beaten near the post, may find extra distance unsuitable.
FASHION HIGH is a decent bred half sister to SCARLET EMPEROR , is working impressively.
SOUTHERN PROMISE was apparently packed from the stables as odds were unsuitable, should be watched at low weights.

AMBITIOUS APPROACH(1)-WIN

FASHION HIGH(6)/ SOUTHERN PROMISE(10)-PLACE.

5.
AMAZING RESPONSE from a good sire is a front runner who was nabbed in the final stages of last run.
ROYAL GREEN is from an ordinary sire, impressed with a comfortable finish last time, rider repeats.
TOP STARCHY ran on a long way from the bend, has a try rider here.
ROSE PETAL is from a well performed and prolific producer who was ridden perfectly by this rider to cruise home from the bend, should look to do well in present condition.
DANCE OH DANCE is half brother to AMBITIOUS APPROACH, has run weak races, may improve.

AMAZING RESPONSE(2)-WIN

ROSE PETAL(7)/TOP STARCHY(8)-PLACE.

6.
ICING ON THE CAKE went all the way after a smooth jump in mock, may be tried.
GENERAL SALUTE has not been tried this season, has been worked.
OLD FAITHFUL won warding off, looks difficult to repeat so soon, has pleased in tracks.
MOLON LABE has not been able to do well over extending distances, had run a sharp 2nd to SISCO in a sprint.

MOLON LEBE(6)-WIN

ICING ON THE CAKE(1)/ OLD FAITHFUL(3)-PLACE.


7.
MARINA DEL REY could not step up under the rookie in last run, is still on the up and has a stronger rider to force the pace.
ARC OF HISTORY tried to go wire to wire in the same race but was nabbed at the end, runs with scope.
ASHKA X 3 has run suggestive races, is a decent bred who may show out.
SWEETIE PIE was a disappointment in last run, is from a speedy sire, may have been packed.

MARINA DEL REY (1)-WIN

ARC OF HISTORY(2)/SWEETIE PIE(6)-PLACE.

8.
MAHATHI runs over suitable distance , has struggled to finish on this season.
AL SADR ran a fair 4th to HANDY MAN over the mile earlier under this rider, is from a weak sire.
SUPREMO ran a listless race, earlier 2nd to HANDY MAN was a fighting effort, has beaten last named easily before.
EURO ZONE caught the eye with a flying finish to VIJAYS EMPIRE, races in higher class now, rider has a chance.

EURO ZONE(8) -WIN

SUPREMO()/AL SADR(5)-PLACE.

9.
MONTE ROSA came up with a strong surge to snatch victory at the post, is a decent bred who will look to repeat.
ICE MUMMY was the one who was shaping to win in the same race and will look to avenge defeat at better weight equation this time.
Ignore last run of ZENSATIONAL, earlier effort against the too good SOMERSET gives hope.
CHEMICAL DADDY moved up with a stretching run from the mid pack last time, should be tried.

ICE MUMMY(6)-WIN

MONTE ROSA(3)/ CHEMICAL DADDY(8)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST===EXCLUSIVE STRIKER

ASTER ROSE FOR FILLIES AND MARES STAKES


PUNE RACES


1.
AIRLIFT came up on his own steam in last run, has not won since the maiden race win last year,rider repeats.
MAN OF WORD lacks early speed, finished on late, is ordinarily bred youngster.
MAGIC DUST has run disappointing races this season,may improve.
VOULEZ VOUS came up from a long way back as a non tryer last time, has an allowance rider now.
BAY OF LOVE can speed up, may be tried, can not point out the intent of the trainer in advance.

VOULEZ VOUS(11)-WIN

AIRLIFT(1)/MAN OF LOVE(4)-PLACE.

2.
POKER FACE has been tracked for long for fitness, ran impressively in two mocks,races after long at top weight, and may pull it off,sire is an ordianry one.
MAJESTICAL was ridden in front and lost place close home, may be tried.
LILIBETH is in fine form and finished on, can do well.
BESHIKTASH has a bad habit of running out, has worked well, impressed in gates, is from the good sire & was beaten close by the top filly RUFFINA in maiden run.
SAFFRON FLOWER placed for first time and has scope to improve.

BESHIKTASH(4)-WIN

POKER FACE(1) -PLACE

3.
GODS OWN is on the up and maintaining form, note the extra distance as a possible negative today.
TURF DANCER is a speedy customer who ran a forward race last time.
ALLORA was finishing with each stride against GODS OWN , will relish the weight advantage here.
RUFFINA has the best performer tag of this years young crop, distance is ideal, preparation is good, rates will be cramped, runs after long.

RUFFINA(7)-WIN

ALLORA(6)/TURF DANCER (4)-PLACE.

4.
TRUE GRIT is from the good sire and is showing out with speedy tracks.
MALAVIKA is from a speedy dam, ran a chasing home race, can show out.
RISHABS PET is bred well , the full brother to STAR COMRADE has been given held back runs by the dubious trainer, wins now if tried as she is catching the eye in tracks.
STUNNER is a looser, last run loss was difficult to fathom.

RISHABS PET(6)-WIN

MALAVIKA(5)/ STUNNER (7)-PLACE.

5.
ASTER ROSE has the best credentials, had struggled hard to win in last run at cramped odds, has class and maintains form .
SILVER BEAUTY has been working well, distance is ideal, current form can be questioned.
UNFORGETTABLE YOU is the pulled one from the notorious stable who has now been sharpened up well in tracks.
ESCALA is the odd one from the ordinary sire who is staying well, last run was impressive.
MICHAELA from a good international sire ran a notable 2nd to good type APACHE SUNRISE, has a chance to show out.

ASTER ROSE(1)-WIN

ESCALA(4)-PLACE.

6.
SPARKLING EYES has often been finishing strongly, refuses to put in a winning run.
DOMINATION had shaped to win and lost due to feeble positioning by the rider , was beaten by a good horse,can redeem now.
BOTTEGA LOUIE beat GOLDIES PET in a maiden race, both outings have been promising,handicap is stiff.
GLYNDBOURNE has raced close against good types, is a decent bred.

DOMINATION(6)-WIN

GLYNDBOURNE(10)/ BOTTEGA LOIUE(8)-PLACE.

7.
MAGICAL SCRIPT has come to hand with runs, is going over ideal distance.
SAIL PAST has a handicap chance but may or may not be given the push.
FOREVER FREE chased all the way, allowance rider repeats.
JEENA had brought the field into view and folded up, had won at this level last year.

JEENA(11)-WIN

FOREVER FREE(8)/ MAGICAL SCRIPT (5))-PLACE.

8.
DANCING PRINCE ran an improved race, is due for win.
POWERHAUS ran a lead in race, has a weaker opposition to tackle now.
TIMELESS DEEDS has run fair and competitive races, has been sharpened up well in tracks.
WAY AHEAD is the one who has run forward races over extra distance and now goes with a rider switch, may get his maiden win.

POWERHAUS(4)--WIN

TIMELESS DEEDS(9)/ WAY AHEAD(11)



DAYS BEST===RUFFINA

CARBONARA FOR FOURTH ESTATE TROPHY

Friday, October 6, 2017


PUNE RACES


1.
WAR LOCK has the try rider after an improved run, had won at good odds a year back.
BEE QUIRKY has done nothing so far to merit attention, has a rookie again after demotion.
RICARDUS had disappointed badly in his last run at Mumbai, has been worked to shape and shown a mock, may be tried.
ARC OF PASSION was not allowed to move up by the rider as he must have been instructed by one of the worst trainers at this centre, had run a suggestive 3rd to ADAMS BEGINING earlier, note the better rider now.
REALITY is the other one from the try stable with a reasonably fine jockey who is tracking, is down in scales.

WAR LOCK(3)-WIN

ARC OF PASSION(9)/RICARDUS(7)-PLACE.

2.
FRIVOLOUS was pulled or denied a win by clever riding of Yash Narredu, I have no idea what happened after the enquiry, horse is a capable one who should win if ridden as per merit, is in great heart as reported whenever he steps on the tracks under this rider, bookies wont offer much odds even now.
JAGER BOMB is an older one who can stay, was ridden under the stick in last run.
ASPEN was well waited with and obliged with an easy win at fine odds as predicted last time, intent this time can not be judged.
OTHELLO is sure to be tried at low weights , had faded out after leading in.

FRIVOLOUS(1)-WIN

OTHELLO(6)-PLACE.

3.
CELTIC PRINCE was in terrific form in Mumbai, has apparently lost interest in current season.
LUCAS finished with a rush to win last time and is maintaining forward form in tracks, may repeat.
CARBONARA is the one on the up and has pleased in last couple of wins, has a strong rider at low weights.

CARBONARA(6)-WIN

LUCAS(2)-PLACE.
4.
WILD FIRE is in speedy form and it is difficult put a label on scope/ ability of such types, has to carry much weight this time and the tactics of hitting the front may or may not work out this time.
GOLDIES PET impressed with a speedy win and is also in terrific form.
FLAMBOYANT FLAME is another speedy one who had shaped to win in MAKINO s race on first day, was thrashed out of sight the next time, has a not so confident rider, is tracking well.
SHAOQING was pulled on the opening day when bet by the public, ran held in check even last time, can shock any day.

GOLDIES PET (4)-WIN

WILD FIRE(2)/ SHAOQING(10)-PLACE.

5.
ADONIJAH is a well bred one from the good trainer who is impressive in tracks, ran a credible 4th in superior company.
COLLEGIUM has not been able to win after many try runs, is from an ordinary sire, last run was in good company.
COOL EYES is looking improved in tracks, is from the top sire.
SAGITTARIUS finished on a lot in runaway win of ADMO.
SHAKIN STEVENS is a morning glory who is impressive with speedy tracks, runs have been otherwise.


ADONIJAH(1)-WIN

COLLEGIUM(3)/SAGITTARIUS(9)-PLACE.

6.
GRAPPA from the ordinary sire ran a forward race and was shaping to win last time, rookie has to maneuver from outside draw.
JULIANO is in with a chance under the rookie after suggestive runs under a work jockey.
ADELE from the speedy sire had brought the field into home run and was overtaken , should be in fighting mood again.
DANCE OF FIRE is from the leading stable, has age on side and allowance rider should hit the front from the inner draw.
BOHEMIAN can sprint up front, came up easily to be on board in a competitive field last time.
KNIGHT AT ARMS is unreliable, may be the red herring here.

DANCE OF FIRE(4)-WIN

GRAPPA(1)/ ADELE(3)-PLACE.

7.
ADMO was a good winner at cramped odds, has added distance and penalty to bother about at top weight, maintains form.
FIRENZE fought out in a cluster of finishers, has a wide draw now.
PACIFIC DUNES was the one who caught the eye with a flying finish, the elder brother to MANIFOLD is well placed to win the mile.
GDANSK ran a forward race and folded up, has age on side to bother all.

PACIFIC DUNES(9)-WIN

ADMO (1)/ FIRENZE(4)-PLACE.

8.
DOUBLE NINE crept up along the rails to be on board in last outing, has scope.
RIDGEWOOD STAR surprised by running a good race last time, odds were the reason, has a strong rider for the public to back now.
QUIXOTIC has been running listless races, had impressed in maiden race win last year.
NAUMEE is speedy and retains form.
AME has not been able to convert good efforts into a win, is over raced this season.
HIGHLAND PRINCESS ran a chasing 2nd , has a good draw under a try rider now.
DECCAN KING has the handicap to win if tried by the illusive trainer, rookie repeats.

DOUBLE NINE(1)-WIN

HIGHLAND PRINCESS(11)/ RIDGEWOOD STAR(4) -PLACE.


DAYS BEST===FRIVOLOUS

SIOBHAN FOR MYSORE DASAHARA SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP

Thursday, October 5, 2017


MYSORE SELECTIONS


1.
GRACELAND (6)-WIN

EREBUS(3)/ IROKO(11)-PLACE

2.
INDIAN BRAHMOS(9)-WIN

BETTER THAN EVER (4)/ A CROWN (3)-PLACE

3.
ZOE(10)-WIN

HEAVEN AND EARTH(5)/IRELAND(6)-PLACE

4.
AMBITIOUS REWARD(3)-WIN

RAVELNATION(4)/ALEXANDRITE(9)-PLACE.

5.
SIOBHAN(6)-WIN

SAVANNAH SOUND(11)/ SILVER IKON(13)-PLACE.

6.
STELLA MARI (2)-WIN

DOMITIA(4)/MAJESTIC QUEEN (3)-PLACE

7.
HUMMING BIRD (14)-WIN

PRINCE AZEEM (11)/ WHY SHOULD I (4)-PLACE.


FABULOUS MAY SURPRISE IN DR MAM TROPHY


MYSORE RACES


1.
SKY JASMINE is a front runner who has a handicap chance.
SHIVALIK BOY has been given runs, has won at this level in winters, has a try rider.
KIRAATHAKA has been worked , is down in scales, looks a tryer.
RED ADMIRAL has been given a couple of gates, has run some forward races in summers.
DESERT GOLD placed last time and has a try rider at low weights.

DESERT GOLD(13)-WIN

RED ADMIRAL(12)/ SHIVALIK BOY (2)-PLACE.

2.
SPOT LIGHT finished well despite a slow get away, has the handicap to win in this weak field, has pleased in tracks.
AEROSPEED has benefit of a run, is winner of a sprint .
GOLDEN SUCCESS ran a close 2nd to ZAFRINA in summers, looks a trier under the work jockey.
NANHI PARI has a try rider.
SENEGAL is speedy and working well.

SPOT LIGHT (2)-WIN

GOLDEN SUCCESS(9)/NANHI PARI (12)-PLACE.


3.
NOBLE EMPEROR now runs in lowest class with a weak rider, 4th to AMARIS on opening day was a fair effort.
BRUNESCO has been scrubbed in tracks, is working regularly and the improved rider may strike.
PERFECT QUEEN has a good jockey for a striking stable, horse has not been tried since last win in Jan this year.
EXTREMELY DANGEROUS is a front racer, moderate rider has a chance to do well.
ALEEF is the youngster who is looking impressive in tracks, has potential to be in reckoning.
SLIGHTLY BLONDE has come down a lot in tracks, has not been tried for long, can upset.

BRUNESCO(4)-WIN

ALEEF(12)/ PERFECT QUEEN(5)-PLACE.


4.
PIKACHU was an impressive looser who is in fine fettle in tracks.
RAW GOLD comes into good reckoning based on 4th to WIND STRIKER, has a bad draw.
DESERT GILT is working nicely, has an allowance rider for the weak trainer who hardly tries his wards.
DECLARATION OF LOVE came up a bit late in last outing, has a rider switch.

DECLARATION OF LOVE (13)-WIN

RAW GOLD(3)/ PIKACHU(2)-PLACE.

5
CLASS ABOVE had shaped to in at the distance post in last outing, could not hold on, has a rookie now.
STEINLIGHT had won his maiden run going all the way, is from a good sire and is catching the eye in tracks.
ALBATROSS is down in scales and has been worked, rider repeats.
THE IMPOSTER has disappointed in last two runs, has a better rider, no tracks?

STEINLIGHT(6)-WIN

CLASS ABOVE (2)/ ALBATROSS(8)-PLACE.

6.
LET THE LION ROAR was backed strongly in last outing but was not able to win as distance was short, horse has often promised to oblige but remains winless for last two years.
FABULOUS has lived up to the good name and is maintaining fine form, had beaten the third named conceding weight in Bangalore.
MAGISTERO was taken to the front while conceding 5 kgs and kept the favorite APACHE SUNRISE worried till the race heated up, today the rider repeats at suitable weights.
APACHE SUNRISE is a classic hopeful who came up well to win ridden out, can win if class is considered , will have to show that at this close handicap.

FABULOUS(2)-WIN

APACHE SUNRISE(4)-PLACE.

7.
JUSTICE ANGEL is in top condition in tracks, was beaten by a horse on the up(MOON DANCER) last time.
SHAN BEN AARI has come to hand with last improved run under a weakling, will fight out.
TOP STRIKER continues to work well, may improve.
HAVELOCK PRINCESS impressed in track and gate practice was notable.
PERFECT LEGACY has a handicap chance, watch for backing at ring time.

JUSTICE ANGEL(1)-WIN

SHAN BEN AARI(2)/PERFECT LEGACY(11)-PLACE.

8.
WATERFALL is tracking impressively.
ZAGATO has been running suggestively, rookie may get into the fray.
SURF ROMANCE had placed with a late run in maiden outing, has probably picked up shin problem, has proved fitness with tracks and impressed in gates, the half brother to JUPITER has a good chance with the strong rider, can not be taken as a good thing as the trainer is wife of person with bad reputation for loosing hot favorites.
GREEN MEADOW has a good rider at low weights, last run was a fair effort.

SURF ROMANCE(12)-WIN

GREEN MEADOW(14)/ZAGATO(6)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST ===STEINLIGHT

CASTLE BRIDGE FOR MYSORE 2000 GUINEAS

Tuesday, October 3, 2017


MYSORE RACES


1.
RAMON has not been tried in last one year, has impressed in tracks.
ZIP CODE is young and is tracking, can improve.
PERFECT GOLDEN ERA placed for first time in career and should be trying under the upcoming rider.
EMANCIPATION has a better handicap than the last one, may be tried.
TIC TAC TOE had come up late last time, has a rider switch.
UNIVERSAL LAW is a failed favorite with a good draw.

PERFECT GOLDEN ERA(10)-WIN

ZIP CODE(6)/TIC TAC TOE(12)-PLACE


2.
CALIKO KING is running on demotion, has pleased in tracks.
HIGH HAWK has a useful rider keen to exploit his allowance, has been well tracked.
AIR OF DISTINCTION is the poorly handled youngster who can win under the work jockey of tried, impressed in gates,ignore last failure.
CASHMERE ran a forward race and rider repeats.
ROARING THUNDER has a wide draw, has been scrubbed in tracks.

CALIKO KING (1)-WIN

AIR OF DISTINCTION(6)/ CASHMERE(13)-PLACE.

3.
BACK OF BEYOND from a weak trainer is impressive in tracks and can upset with the ordinary rider.
FLIRTING EYES ran on well in last race but has not been sighted in works.
IMITATION GAME has been prepared well for the distance.
MASADA is showing out with good tracks and will look to go all the way.

MASADA(6)-WIN

BACK OF BEYOND (3)-PLACE.

4.
BENDETTA has been maintaining form, was outclassed in last run by a superior youngster.
EXCELONCE was well waited with and finally won very easily, has a weaker rider to handle the penalty.
VENI VIDI VICI is a game horse over this distance, may place again.
ARAK is unreliable, has been well tracked after last flop show.
BE BOLD ran a fine 3rd , was late to arrive,added distance may be factored.
KIR ROYALE veered out under the whip, has serious penalty here.
POINT was the notable finisher who should redeem now.

POINT (12)-WIN

BENEDETTA(3)/BE BOLD(7)-PLACE.

5
CASTLEBRIDGE has an impressive record to be the hot favorite, should go all the way comfortably.
MAURITANIA ran a poor race at Hyd , could not concede weight to SANA earlier, the laters win in Kolkata Derby will give some hope to the connections.
TURF STAR is from a very well bred dam, won with rider looking back long way from home and is in fine fettle in works.

CASTLEBRIDGE(3)-WIN

TURF STAR(7)-PLACE.

6.
TOP SPOT ran a fair forward race and will be a hopeful under the allowance rider.
SIDE WINDER is looking speedy in tracks, has a handicap chance.
KREIGER is from a bad trainer, his horses will win at good odds and unexpectedly, ignore if favored by bookies.
TAQDEER KA BADSHAH is in earning form for the weak trainer.

KREIGER(6)-WIN

SIDE WINDER(3)/TAQDEER KA BADSHAH(9)-PLACE.

7.
BEAUTIFUL EFFECT was eased up deliberately after a forward run, note the rider switch.
SANS FRONTIERS has run some suggestive races, can win now.
MALKIA was given a soft ride and will be tried now under the forceful jockey.
FLASH TIME has come to hand with last encouraging run after long, can do well here.
FELIX LEGION has been waited with, is working very sharply in mornings.

FELIX LEGION(10)-WIN

SANS FRONTIERS(4)/ MALKIA(5)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST ===CASTLE BRIDGE


NEW YORK FOR DEFENCE SERVICES CUP

Monday, October 2, 2017


DELHI RACES


1.
MASTER JEFFERSON was a surprise 2nd in last run at longer odds, is from unreliable connections, has a good rider flown in for ride, watch for support at ring time.
GLADNESS was moving up in places under a held back ride, has run a notable 2nd to TAKE A RISK in winters.
MISS ZACHARY was backed by the public as a good thing, the face of the rider showed how frustrated he was as apparently the horse was packed from the stables, has stable mate to beat here.
SHES THE SCRIPT ran a fine lead in race under a weak rider and has a chance with the experienced one.

MASTER JEFFERSON(3)-WIN

SHES THE SCRIPT(14)/ MISS ZACHARY(12)-PLACE.

2.
ROSES ARE FOREVER ran a fair 3rd over extending distance, speedy one will like the scurry now.
NOBLE ONE was not on job and held back last time, has the handicap to be booted home by the striking rider here.
SIMMAROW had finished purposefully last time,has been tracked.
GOLDEN INDIAN was not tried, has a handicap chance again.
JUST NICE was pulled in last run, ignore as the same work jockey rides.

NOBLE ONE (4)-WIN

GOLDEN INDIAN(9)/ SIMMAROW(5)-PLACE.

3.
SHENGLI does not appeal over the mile with a rookie, had finished on nicely in last run.
MIDLEXXES is owned by a cunning owner, wont try favorites as negative betting fetches better dividends, was clearly packed in last run, hope he looses again.Speaking with out bias as a sincere blogger the horse is a cinch as he ran 2nd to BULGERIAN last season.
BELLA MIA is from a weak trainer, and may not stay well.
BEAUTIFUL EVENING is a sprinter, may upset at low weights.

MIDLEXXES(2)-WIN

SHENGLI(1)-PLACE.


4.
NEW YORK is a good type who returns after set back, proved his fitness by winning a mock easily, is working well, is placed very well in this class as handicapper has shown lots of kindness to him.
YALAMLAM has not won for long, ran an encouraging race.
BIG NEWS carried the rider to an exciting win after being backed down at ring time, has stiff penalty now.
LIKE MY CHILD was the runaway winner who is being raced so soon, shows the caprice of the connections, has better types to race against, may place if a few are non tryers.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS is a capable sprinter, ignore last run.

NEW YORK(1)-WIN

YALAMLAM(2)/ LIKE MY CHILD(5)-PLACE

5
Something was not right in the last run of GAMBLERS RETURN, was always traveling well but was not brought into the fray till the winner was sighted, have your own say.
GRACE KELLY ran a fine race and has a keen rookie for a try.
DONT TOUCH has been very nicely prepared and is working impressively.
PITBULL is speedy and working decently.
ASHWA KUNDAN is the oldie with a good rider, may place.

GAMBLER RETURNS(1)-WIN

DONT TOUCH(5)/GRACE KELLY(4)-PLACE.


6.
MR CHAIRMAN had led in well and maintains form in tracks.
GHUNGHROO has not won last season, last run has brought her to shape.
ASHWA DABANG is a dicky legged horse who has impressed in tracks.
ATKINS GOLD has been nicely worked and has a try rider.
MISS INDIA has a striking handicap, can win on sincere try.

MISS INDIA(13)-WIN

ASHWA DABANG(6)/ ATKINS GOLD(8)-PLACE

DAYS BEST ===NEW YORK


DAYS BEST===SHIVALIK CLASS

PREVALENT FORCE LOOKS GOOD IN DECCAN DERBY

Sunday, October 1, 2017


HYDERABAD RACES


1.
CITY OF PEARLS won with a smooth move in the straight, maintains form and rider repeats.
ACT IN TIME ran an improved race, distance suits.
PERFECTION had lost steam after a forward run, has better scales today.
ICE CAVE won comfortably in lower class, may be tried again.

CITY OF PEARLS(2)-WIN

PERFECTION(8)/ ACT IN TIME(5)-PLACE.


2.
TREASURE STRIKER had run 2nd to SUPREMO over a mile, gets a better rider today.
HEATHROW is from a non raced mare, has been worked in check in tracks, had finished on a lot in last win.
RUTILANT is an ordinary bred, the sire is weak, was veering out a bit in last ridden out win, is regularly tracking.
SOMERSET won confidently and has scope for repeat try, maintains form in tracks.
EXCLUSIVE STRIKER has struggled in his runs, looks vulnerable at added distance .
BE SURE has a try rider, she is from the top international broodmare sire, can upset.

BE SURE(9)-WIN

RUTILANT(3)/EXCLUSIVE STRIKER(6)-PLACE

3.
CASH FOR RANK is in top form of his life this season , allowance rider should do well as the horse is on the up.
REBELLION ran a listless race as favorite, does not appeal under this rider.
HUNTERS PRIDE is a forward racer and has a strong rider today.
MOON WALKER won well and try rider repeats, cant decide now on the intent.

HUNTERS PRIDE(4)-WIN

REBELLION(3)/CASH FOR RANK(2)-PLACE.

4.
Ignore ICING ON THE CAKE till he behaves well in gates, has impressed in mock but a arce run is the real test.
SAN VINTO was travelling well in the straight last time, distance will suit.
TA TA is bound to do well after the initial run of the season, has pleased in tracks.
DIONE is an ordinary bred, was ridden out by the Kolkata Derby winning rider last time, pleased in gates, may oblige.
ICE MUMMY ran a good forward race, looks for maiden win.

DIONE(4) -WIN

SAN VINTO (2)/ TA TA (3)-PLACE.


5
SURPRISE PARY is on a roll of wins, is well bred and should be trying again
Ignore last run of RAJA HINDUSTANI, had impressed in earlier win and has a stronger jockey here.
SUPURINTO won fighting and may look to place here.
MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT is impressive in tracks.
RUN REY is being scrubbed in tracks, may improve.

RAJA HINDUSTANI(2)-WIN

SURPRISE PARTY(1)/ MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT(9)-PLACE.



6.
MR BAAHUBALI is a good type who ran a forcing race over extended distance, can trouble all with a front run here.
KOLORS has come to hand in tracks, ignore last couple of runs.
ASHWA RAFTAR won fighting last time,has a stronger rider now.
THATS MY DARLING has run close in last few runs, may surprise.
AMOROUS WHITE is the youngster on the up, meets a strong batch here, may do well.

THATS MY DARLING (7)-WIN

ASHWA RAFTAR(6)/ MR BAAHUBALI(1)-PLACE.

7.
THATS MY CLASS is an ordinary bred who went down as a favorite last time, looks tough for redemption at this level.
DESTINED DYNAMITE has done really well this season for a rig from an ordinary sire, should compete well again in current form.
MAHATEJI is from the top sire and last run in fillies championship was a fine effort, is in fine fettle, should be the one to back here.
MERITOCRACY has some lengths to cover against the last named.
BIG HEART is from a good sire and a decently bred mare, won well and is showing promising tracks.
PALACE ON WHEELS won warding off, goes at low weights.

MAHATEJI(5)-WIN

BIG HEART(8)/ MERITOCRACY(6)-PLACE.

8.
PRECIOSA is speedy and moving attractively in tracks, will show out now.
ARAGONDA PRINCESS was a notable winner who carried the rider all the way.
WITHOUT MAKE UP came up well from the mid bunch to threaten the winner last time, allowance rider has a chance.
AWESOME APPROACH had run a fighting 2nd to PROSPERO earlier, has a try rider.
BREEZE OF THE SOUTH is a very consistent performer, always looks to earn his corn bill.

PRECIOSA(2)-WIN

ARAGONDA PRINCESS(4)/ AWESOME APPROACH(10)-PLACE.

9.
BAYRD from the reasonable well performed sire impressed in last good win over this distance, runs with hope.

PREVALENT FORCE is an impressive one with the ordinary trainer, was finishing strongly in last win and distance will suit his style.
TUTANKHAMNUN did not like being held up for far too long as he likes to cut his own pace, distance is not the forte in his genes, will have to be ridden in check again to have any chance.
LADY IN LACE is the exciting one bought for an ordinary sum, has beaten a good type MANIFOLD easily in last win, is not bred to stay hence will have to dig in a lot against the colts.

PREVALENT FORCE (3)-WIN

LADY IN LACE (7)-PLACE.

10.
SHAANDAR is an ordinary bred who may have been packed as favorite badly last time, ignore run , fighting 2nd to DESTINED DYNAMITE gives a decent chance ,rider can deliver.
SUNDAY CARNIVAL won easily at longer odds, beat an ordinary field.
INVASION is in fine form,will run a forward race again.
YES BABY is speedy and may upset at low weights.

SHAANDAR(4)-WIN

YES BABY(14)/INVASION(8)-PLACE


DAYS BEST ===PREVALENT FORCE

DAFFODIL FOR KOLKATA DERBY

Saturday, September 30, 2017


KOLKATA DERBY DAY RACES


1
SMITH AND WESSON is an ordinary bred who ran an improved race after transfer here, has a rider switch.
TOMORROW FOREVER is from a decent mare and is working well, looks improved since last run and will be ridden by a proper rider now.
PORAS finished on in the straight, has an allowance rider for a try.
HAPPY RETURNS is a decent bred who came up late in last run, rider repeats.
MARGUERITA is from an ordinary sire, had run a very disappointing race as favorite.

TOMORROW FOREVER (3)-WIN

HAPPY RETURNS(6)/SMITH AND WESSON(1)-PLACE

2.
DIXIE DIAMOND is on the up, has been finishing on well over distances, will look to repeat after the last easy win.
LOCHINVAR packed up far too soon as favorite. The decent type appears to have been packed from the stables, is looking fit in tracks.
MARISKA finally won in a start to finish bid in lower class, has a stronger rider to deal with the higher class, may show out.
PANCHOVILLA may have problems over the distance as breeding suggests shorter trips, full elder brother EAGLE POWER was a pure sprinter.
I TOLD YOU KNOW is nicely placed on handicap, looks better placed on comparison.

I TOLD YOU KNOW(8)-WIN

DIXIE DIAMOND (2)/ MARISKA(5)-PLACE.

3.
MILLENIUM GLORY is the young one who fought out and lost at the post, looks to redeem.
SICARIO has won stylishly and is pleasing in tracks.
DEVOTION won easily against an older horse, is a normal bred who has a good draw.
MALANA has raced against superior types at Bangalore, is from an ordinary dam, has tracked fine here.

MILLENIUM GLORY (3)-WIN

DEVOTION(7)/SICARIO(5)-PLACE.

4.
JUMP AND RUN was hard ridden to win,ran against youngsters, has penalty to beat, gets a better rider.
KAARTHIKEYAN has been a keen racer consistently who will run a forward race under the rookie.
BLAZE TO GLORY ran below par as favorite under a good jockey, may have been a deliberate affair.
BOURNVILLE has pleased in last two runs, was nabbed close home and has an experienced rider repeating.

JUMP AND RUN (1)-WIN

KAARTHIKEYAN (3)/BOURNVILLE(5)-PLACE.

5.
ZANDER impressed with a fluent win, has scope even at top weight .
FLANKER ran a forward race and has a rookie to offset weight.
MAKE WAY FOR ME has run keen races, has a chance based on 3rd to NOVERRO earlier.
INVINCIBLE PRINCE is the oldie who covered ground to win as favorite , will find it tough to repeat.
MIDNIGHT STAR has run close 2nd and will look to go one up this time.

MIDNIGHT STAR(8)-WIN

ZANDER(1)/MAKE WAY FOR ME (4)-PLACE.

6.
COLD FRONTIER is not bred for staying distances, 3rd to APACHE SUNRISE over a mile at Bangalore may be a positive but frankly does not appeal here.
HARTNELL got beaten by an ordinary BELGARIAN, is from an ordinary broodmare sire, the dam had won over trips but lacked class.Last win in class 2 may be a positive.
RUFUS is from an ordinary sire who has limitations over mile or more.
DAFFODIL is the best on performance , has beaten good types in Pune, is from Pune Derby winner mare, should be the hot favorite.
SANA is the best performed at this centre , is better bred and is from the top sire x a top mare and can stay, will fight out.

DAFFODIL(5)-WIN

SANA(6)-PLACE.

7.
PALLAS was very well prepared and perhaps given a soft run in APACHE SUNRISE win at Mysore, has not been sighted in tracks at the local track since transfer.
ARVAK was an easy winner but is not bred to stay such distances, has been sent on gallops in tracks.
EVERY BREAKING WAVE ran a very encouraging 2nd to HARTNELL last time, is working well.
WASHINGTON is from a staying mare and has won last two races in going away style, has potential to trouble all.

WASHINGTON(6)-WIN

PALLAS(1)-PLACE

8.
JACKNIFE has not been tried this season, short sprint is ideal and is running in lower class here.
SPEAR OF TRIUM has penalty to handle after a fighting win
BEACH GAME ran a notable 2nd to BANG BANG earlier, last run be ignored.
PRAISE HER GAZE is down in scales but lacks form
APALACHEE is from a well performed dam, won notably and will look to repeat, distance may be a bit sharp.

JACKNIFE(1)-WIN

APALACHEE(6)/BEACH GAME(3)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST===TOMORROW FOREVER

SHIVALIKA FOR BANGALORE TURF CLUB CUP

Thursday, September 28, 2017


DELHI RACES


1.
LOOKS SENSATIONAL was not allowed to run on merit by the rider last time, has pleased in tracks and should win under the try rider if intent is not to cheat.
ALL IS WELL is working impressively, may be tried.
DARING is the speedy youngster who looks sharp in tracks.
LOVE YOU LOTS held on to win a close race, is being tracked but does not appeal under the weak rider.

LOOKS SENSATIONAL (5)-WIN

DARING(8)/ LOVE YOU LOTS(9)-PLACE.

2.
LIKE MY CHILD has been worked and may be tried .
SIMMAROW was shaping to win at good odds when beaten by the fast finishing BIG NEWS, has a better rider now.
GOLDEN INDIAN has come up very well in tracks, is winner of 5 races and distance suits.
Ignore last non try run of CUNCHO, the decent bred is working impressively.
IN MY LIFE may improve upon last run, has a fly in rider.
ARCTIC WHIZZ has been well tuned for the season, goes with a work jockey first time here.

GOLDEN INDIAN (6)-WIN

CUNCHO(8)/ SIMMAROW(2)-PLACE.
3.

PERGERINE ran a weak race, is tracking fine.
RYEBACK has a rider switch, was finishing on after an easy run.
SURAAGNA impressed in mock, appeals at low weights

SURAAGNA(7)-WIN

RYEBACK(2)-PLACE.

4.
ENSIGN finished on well in higher class and now goes with a rookie at top weight, distance is ideal.
ASHWA CHICAGO was a hard ridden winner who has penalty to beat with a weak rider.
JINGLE DINGLE has come up nicely in tracks.
MULLRINA is being scrubbed in tracks , had always flopped under C Jodha last year, has looked good on handicap number of times and is highly unreliable.

ENSIGN(1)-WIN

MULLRINA(6)/ JINGLE DINGLE(4)-PLACE.

5
GO MY GIRL is pleasing in tracks, may be tried even over the short sprint in the small field.
MISTER INDIA has been sharpened up very nicely, has the try rider.
SHIVALIKA is the best performed over this distance, has been tracked nicely.

SHIVALIKA(4)-WIN

MISTER INDIA(3)-PLACE.

6.
WANT TO LOVE is working regularly and should be trying, is an early bird for striking.
EXTREME DESIRE had pleased with a fast finish in last season run, has been tracked, rider is a negative.
GAMBLER RETURNS ran a forward race and rider repeats.
GLENEAGLES has been sharpened up, may run well.
SHAUGNESSEY can do well based on last run and fine tracks, one cant put a finger on the correct caliber of the rookie.
HOT BLOOD has been given a run, is tracking impressively.
AUTUMN GOLD is looking much improved in tracks, has scope to show out .

GAMBLER RETURNS(4)-WIN

SHAUGHNESSEY(8)/ WANT TO LOVE (2) -PLACE

7.
MISS ZACHARY is a sharp sprinter and has come close to winning last season, the fly in rider is here for her.
JHILMIL could not hold the advantage of forward run and lost even place position after being so prominent last time
LOVELY BOY has pleased with fine tracks, the full brother to MASTER MADRID is ready for the fray.
MR CHAIRMAN lost at the post and has a rider switch.

MISS ZACHARY(1)-WIN

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


DAYS BEST ===SURAAGNA

PHENOMENAL CRUISE FOR KITTY BANK CUP

Monday, September 25, 2017


HYDERABAD RACES


1.
PLAIN JANE has come up with last improved run, rookie has a chance.
SHAANDAAR had finished with a rattle against DESTINED DESTINY in earlier run, trainer is biding his time to strike, ignore last couple of runs.
INVASION has the best form and a try rider, is on the up.
TAKE A BOW is from unreliable stables, was finishing well in last run.

INVASION(4)-WIN

SHAANDAR(2)/ TAKE A BOW(6)-PLACE.


2.
ALL STARS GENERAL from a speedy sire has been a disappointment, distance suits.
GLORIOUS GREY from the ordinary sire has run forward races and should do well over the sprint,
ROYAL DANCER ran an improved race against better horses,has been brushed up in tracks.

ROYAL DANCER (8)-WIN

ALL STARS GENERAL (1)/ GLORIOUS GREY(7)-PLACE.


3.
BIG FLASH has a pattern to his racing, is tried every alternate run, have your own thoughts on such racers, should be trying this time.
MANDY came up strongly to fight out for a narrow win, is on the up to trouble the filed here.
ROYAL DYNAMITE has come up in last two finishes and is on the verge of winning soon.
NEGRESS PEARL is speedy and is well placed to redeem failure against MANDY.

NEGRESS PEARL (7)WIN

MANDY(4)/ ROYAL DYNAMITE(7)-PLACE.

4.
DIPPY DIP is a nice bred half brother to BAY OF SECRETS, has pleased with a couple of impressive gates, should do well in maiden run being from a good sire.
TITUS has shaped up well in trials, may run well in this weak group.
ISLAND PRINCESS needs more distance , lacks early speed.
WITHOUT MAKE UP has run well up and faded out in runs, is from an ordinary mare
.
DIPPY DIP(2)-WIN

WITH OUT MAKE UP (8)/ ISLAND PRINCESS(6)-PLACE.

5
NEW COMER is an ordinary bred who flopped as favorite, then ran a better race next time, rider repeats.
VIJAYS EMPRESS looks improved in works, runs have been below par.
JAYIN impressed a lot with a turn of foot from the back finish last time, can win if allowed to do the same now.
PRINCESS has been running keen races, has a chance.

JAYIN (6)-WIN

NEW COMER(1)/ PRINCESS(9)-PLACE.

6.
AFTER EIGHT was an impressive winner in maiden run, is from a well performed mare,is in fine fettle.
PHENOMENAL CRUISE came smoothly to be an easy winner, looks to repeat over this distance.
CREATER goes over ideal distance with the over rated rider.
DEANS GAL is half sister to good type sprinter INVINCIBLE PRINCE and pleased with a neat win, will fight out.

PHENOMENAL CRUISE (3)-WIN

DEANS GAL (8)/ CREATOR(6)-PLACE.


7.
WAR CRY does not appeal under this rookie.
ZENSATIONAL has been a noticeable racer in last two outings, has an allowance rider for a try.
WINE N DINE can upset if offered inviting odds.
ANGELS BAY has disappointed in last couple of races, may surprise.
AMRAVATHI finished on well to be a strong contender now.

ZENSATIONAL (3)-WIN

AMRAVATHI(7)/ ANGELS BAY (6)-PLACE.





DAYS BEST ===PHENOMENAL CRUISE

TEMERITY FOR INDIAN ST LEGER

Sunday, September 24, 2017


PUNE RACES


1.
CARE FREE is still a maiden at this age, has capability to place over this distance.
ALFONSO was ridden out to finish strongly last time, has added furlongs to consider here with a weaker rider, take a chance.
Ideal distance for HAPPY BIRTHDAY is a mile, has the rider to judge the pace, may do well.
DEVOTED showed liking for the trip by coming on suggestively in TORREZZO s win, has a better rider at low weights.
DAZZLE N DAZE is the only one who has won over this distance two years back, has a chance in this field.

ALFONSO(9)-WIN

DAZZLE N DAZE(7)-PLACE

2.
NEW ENGLAND has impressed in continuous wins and is on the up and in fine fettle, has added furlong at top weight.
ETERNAL SUNSHINE runs after long, has a handicap chance but rider is average.
BOLD MARCH has been on decline, last run was poor, may be a deliberate ploy, one never knows with the schemers.
THEMIS is a classic hopeful who won well at Bangalore beating the last named comfortably, has been tracking impressively.

THEMIS(4)-WIN

NEW ENGLAND(1)-PLACE.


3.
ELYSEE is speedy and was a game fighter in last loss on opening day, has maintained fitness, has a weaker rider at top weight, can win on hitting the front.
RIDGEWOOD STAR has initial speed which may be useful over the scurry.
TOUCH ME NOT was well manipulated in Mumbai runs and struck at longer odds for the syndicate, looks tough for repeat.
SPEEDO lost close home but has to face younger lot now.

ELYSEE(1)-WIN

TOUCH ME NOT (3)/SPEEDO(4)-PLACE.

4.
MAN OF WORD is an ordinary one who ran a faraway 3rd to SELFIE STAR , ignore last run.
OPTIMUM has a bad habit of veering out and loosing pace in last furlong,is unreliable.
RINCON is a well bred who has landed up with a scheming trainer, has the best chance to win today if not stopped by any which way.
ANNIVERSARY GIRL is an ordinary bred full sister to TOP WIZARD who has placed in last two runs.
ASTRAL FLARE is from a black type mare , has health problems and looks under prepared.

RINCON(6)-WIN

ANNIVERSARY GIRL (10)/ MAN OF WORD(4)-PLACE.

5
A puzzling race best to be avoided for punting point of view.
CAPT MORGAN is definitely the best stayer has beaten both WHO MAKES THE RULES and MATHAIUS(favorite) coming from behind and doing it in style in Maharajas Cup, BEATS MATHAIUS (half money)convincingly again in Governors Cup but then simply refuses to show any interest at Hyderabad running as favorite and lets MATHAIUS to go away by lengths all the way. The answer may be in the fact that the fugitive owner does not interest the trainers any more, hence best is to concentrate on the other contenders.
TEMERITY by the virtue of her performance in Plum events and current preparation should beat the a/m lot.

TEMERITY(5)-WIN

WHO MAKES THE RULES(4)-PLACE.

6.
MYGRATOR is a top bred on the up and maintains fine form.
ARAKAWAH runs after long, was manipulated to under perform in Mumbai, has a handicap chance,is showing out with impressive tracks and has a rookie.
HEDWIG was alerted late to finish on, trainer has not got any winner for months.
GREY FLANNEL was a forward racer who is an always tryer.
MADURO has a good draw was a notable finisher in YANA RAASCALAs race.
FLAG FLYING ran below par, trainer is not a reliable one for prediction, handicap is fine.

MYGRATOR(3)-WIN

MADURO(11)/ARAKAWAH(5)-PLACE

7.
EIGERS TIGER could not produce the finishing effort , came up well from behind to challenge the surprise runaway winner, distance is ideal.
SAMARJEET won at fantastic odds, has penalty to beat.
TORREZZO won in weaker company, may improve.
IMPERIAL HERITAGE may find the distance a bother, has fair form.
KING OF KILLEN ran a surprising improved race, rider repeats.

EIGERS TIGER(1)-WIN

KING OF KILLEN (5)/ SAMARJEET (2)-PLACE.

8.
PRINCESS P is a failed favorite with a stronger rider, may redeem.
GOLD FIELD had impressed with a fine win and has been well prepared but look who is on top, must be a relative of the trainer, has done little so far in this profession.
NEXSTAR has been under performing at this centre, last run was confusing, may show some sparkle.
NAME OF THE GAME has youngsters with speed to consider now .

NEXSTAR (4)-WIN

PRINCESS P (1)/ GOLD FIELD (2)-PLACE.

DAYS BEST ===THEMIS

ACCOLADE FOR NIRMAL RUIA GOLD TROPHY

Saturday, September 23, 2017


PUNE RACES


1. SUPER ICON won comfortably and is maintaining form in tracks but is not well placed for repeat on comparison with some.
BLITZKREIG has the weak rookie repeating.
BAY OF LOVE had impressed in 2nd to ADAMS BEGINING under this rider earlier.
SAIL PAST had eased off after leading in, has won over more distance both times earlier, has been coming down in ratings.
DIWALI LIGHTS is down in scales, distance may be short.

SAIL PAST (6)-WIN

BAY OF LOVE (5)/SUPER ICON(2)-PLACE.

2.
SQUARE MOON does not impress in current form, has won twice over this distance in younger days.
AL SHAMSHEER troubles all if he gets away nicely.
RAEES had pleased with good wins at Mumbai, has been given a run and is working well.

RAEES(4)-WIN

AL SHAMSHEER(3)-PLACE.

3.
GENTILLESE finished late in class race, does not appeal here at top weight.
LILIBETH won beating an oldie finishing fast, has pleased in tracks, added distance will suit.
COSTA BRAVA is a well bred from the top stables who was not seriously backed, was entrusted to a work jockey, yet came with good speed to challenge the winner.
SKYSURFER is being scrubbed in tracks.

COSTA BRAVA(3)-WIN

LILLIBETH(2)/GENTILLESSE(1)-PLACE.

4.
ACCOLADE is on the up, is in pink of health in tracks,had beaten Y R MAJESTY giving 5 kgs, can do it even now conceding 7 kgs, however the trainer has a history of going with the doosra.
COLUMBIANA is a game horse over mile and plus, may fight out at this distance also .
YOUR ROYAL MAJESTY is best at this distance, has to be beaten.

ACCOLADE(1)-WIN

YOUR ROYAL MAJESTY(4)-PLACE.

5
ODESSA is looking in fine fettle in tracks, last run was poor, is bred for sprints, the trainers intent to race him over a mile is doubtful.
BRABOURNE ran a fair 3rd over this distance, rider repeats.
ZANZIBAR pleased with a fighting win and has been working well.
MOUNT MCKINLEY is from a sire for the mile trip, is a beaten favorite who was over taken after leading in.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH is from a decent mare, maintains Bangalore form.

ZANZIBAR (3)-WIN

MOUNT MCKINLEY (4)-PLACE.

6.
BESHIKTASH had run 2nd to top filly RUFFINA, failed next time by veering out, has hardly been tracked?
FIREBALL is 3/4 th brother to Indian derby winner VELVET ROPE, is bred for speed, may run well.
INVICTUS MANEO finally runs after one year of tracking, must have niggles, impressed in gates.
ARC SHINE finished impressively and the ordinary bred has a chance.
NEMBE GREEK finished in full steam against BUNTING who won again, is showing out with speedy tracks.

NEMBE GREEK (9)-WIN

ARC SHINE (5)/INVICTUS MANEO(4)-PLACE.


7.
BABY FACE is a failed favorite, may redeem over extended distance.
GOLD BOND is bred to stay, impressed in mock, runs after long.
MASSIMO ran below level last time, is from a staying mare but step up in distance has to be factored for the sprinter sire.
ARTUS is full brother to XISCA and has been worked.
ZANARA ran a fair 3rd and has pleased in tracks and goes with good rider.

ZANARA(11)-WIN

GOLD BOND (3)ARTUS(7)-PLACE.


8. SUMAAQ has been running mile races, has handicap chance even in sprint.
AINRA won fluently and may do well again.
GRAND VITESSE finished well despite a slow getaway.
VITESSE pleased in last going away win, looks to repeat.
TOP WIZARD has low weights, is down in scales.

VITESSE(7)-WIN

GRAND VITESSE(5)/ TOP WIZARD(11)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST ===COSTA BRAVA

KOROL FOR M K SRINIVAS MEMORIAL TROPHY

Friday, September 22, 2017


MYSORE RACES


1.
KANTHAKA is a beaten favorite with a work jockey at top weight, trainer is out of depth with his profession, does not appeal again at these weights.
AMAZING BEAUTY had managed to hang on and win narrowly last time, looks difficult for repeat though the rider is better.
SHEER LUCK has changed stables and is working fluently, may show improvement.
KUDLA PUNCH had run a forward race against BRAVE GIRL in Bangalore summers, has been waited with, trainer has targeted his wards for this season, showed out in track.
SPLENDID BRAVE has not been worked, is capable of surprising.

KUDLA PUNCH(8)-WIN

SHEER LUCK(7)/AMAZING BEAUTY(3)-PLACE.

2.
GRACELAND is a demote with a reasonable rider , is pleasing in tracks.
CERZAMA has been worked on regularly, may improve .
ICE SPRINT has won over this distance under this rider at these weights before, may be tried.
SAZAE SAN has been racing keen but remains a maiden, has a forceful rider.
SPORTING BET has been brought down in scales, has been tracked and the gambling owner may get involved.
GIRALDA has low weights, came up fine last time.

SAFE BET (8)-WIN

SAZAE SAN (6)/ GIRALDA(10)-PLACE.

3.
OCEANA was ridden up front as a hot favorite but the tactics did not pay off, has a more mature rider now.
PRINCESS HOLLY is showing out in works, had won well in summers.
EXPORT QUALITY is notable in tracks, the rider got a lucrative double for the owners yesterday.
FLAMING SPEAR gets the fly in jockey for a try, is pleasing in tracks, has been given a soft run after continuously remaining flat footed when backed.
BLACK LIGHTNING was tried last time and rider repeats with hope.
REGAL REALM is the well bred who may be tried at low weights.

EXPORT QUALITY (7)-WIN

PRINCESS HOLLY (3)/BLACK LIGHTNING(11)-PLACE.

4.
SEDULOUS was a good winner who may repeat if at good odds, owners dont like their ward to be hot favorites.
AKIMBO is tracking nicely, has run chasing races so far.
HAEDIS FOLLY is a well bred who has been tracking impressively for far too long with out a run, must be having problems about fitness.
HAPPY DANCING won warding off and has a stronger rider now.
GANDHARVA has low weights, was packed under this rider when running as favorite, should show true capability now.

GANDHARVA(14)-WIN

HAEDIS FOLLY (10)/ SEDULOUS (4)-PLACE.

5
BARACCHUS impressed with a strong finish in last outing, retains form and has a chance even at top weight.
LA DONA has been worked on inner sand, may improve, faded out fast in last run.
KOROL is working nicely and last improved run gives hope.
AMAZING REDD is a good type who surprised by going over the unfamiliar mile last time, likes to head the bunch home.

KOROL(6)-WIN

AMAZING REDD(9)/ BARACCHUS(1) -PLACE.

6.
INDIAN BRAHMOS was beaten on the post in summers close home, is working fit.
OUTRIDER is a failed favorite from a weak trainer, brother may be able to coax the decent bred.
GREAT TRIBUTE has run well against better types and can do well if tried.
PRINCESS RUMELA has been worked, rider is average.

GREAT TRIBUTE(8)-WIN

OUT RIDER (3)/PRINCESS RUMELA(9)-PLACE.


7.
DIAMOND ATTRACTION has tremendous initial speed but fades out close home, distance will be an issue.
EXCELONCE can win but see the number of times the horses are packed by this rider under good jockeys.
HIMALAYA may be tried, is working impressively, won a mile in maidens in Mumbai before transfer here.
HALOWEENS WAY had run a n encouraging 3rd to CAMPEON, is tracking.
SANS FRONTIERS ran an impressive 2nd last time and has try rider.
HEAVEN AND EARTH is one paced, has a try rider.
ITALION STALLION lost last time as he was alerted late , has a chance now.

ITALIAN STALLION(14)-WIN

EXCELONCE (2)/HIMALAYA(4)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST ===KUDLA PUNCH

KING OF THE WORLD FOR F K IRANI MEMORIAL TROPHY

Thursday, September 21, 2017


MYSORE RACES


1.
A CROWN had surprised with a rattling finish to win at the post, has a stronger rider but faces stiff penalty.
MYSTICAL SHADOW had run 2nd to EL MATADOR despite being slow off, last run be ignored, can do well here.
HIGH VOLTAGE was ridden out last time, trainer s known for in out running of his wards, this one has been waited with.
SKY BOUND has placed with this rider a few times, has pleased in gates.
MY VALENTINE has low weights and is due to earn now.

HIGH VOLTAGE (4)-WIN

SKY BOUND (10)/ A CROWN (1)-PLACE.



2.
CZAR RULE runs under a strong rider in lower class, has come down in ratings.
JAMES BOND is the failed favorite who was late to stretch out, can be a serious contender once again.
OPENING ACT had shaped to win in the final furlong but was beaten on the post, has a try rider.
FIRST STEP had won last year at this venue with this rider, has been worked.
INDIAN LEGEND is nicely placed on the scales, is winner of 3 races with a capable rider.
FREE STYLE is due for a win , has matched strides with better types.

FREE STYLE (12)-WIN

INDIAN LEGEND(10)/ CZAR RULE(4)-PLACE.

3.
BOYSTROUS was given a typical poor ride by running wide from the bend onwards, has another rookie now.
INDIAN FURY had come on strongly to follow home the too good winner in ADMIRAL HATSU.
DECLARATION OF LOVE is from a sleeping trainer, what is notable is that the horse has been worked after innocent runs, can upset.
EXTREMELY DANGEROUS has been tracked, ran a fighting 2nd to DEEPALIKA in summers.
KAROD PATI has been given forward runs, is capable of running well.
MAGNIFICENT MARY is in fine form and rider repeats at low weights, fitness may be an issue.

DECLARATION OF LOVE (7)-WIN

INDIAN FURY (5)/ MAGNIFICENT MARY (14)-PLACE.


4.
SMILE STONE continues to be zestful with impressive tracks, has weight as a stopper.
KING OF THE WORLD has age on side apart from the rider, has worked fine.
RAFA fizzled out after a forward run, has a chance to do well.
DOWNTON ABBEY ran a weak race, maybe deliberately kept back as stable mate was ridden out to win.
ARROGANT APPROACH is a good type oldie who impressed with a going away win, maintains form, faces better horses now.
INTEGRATED was beaten after a forward run by the exciting SAVANNAH SOUND, has scope to be in serious order once again.

KING OF THE WORLD(2)-WIN

INTEGRATED(9)/ARROGANT APPROACH (7)-PLACE.


5
OCEANIC STORM was prevented form showing out in last run by wayward running as connected horse was on the job, may be running easy once again as stable mate will be ON.
NIKKA won at good odds , had run weak when favored, crooks at show, has poor chance to repeat.
SAIGAR should be a strong fancy after her forward run against speedy SILVER IKON.
CASTLE BAR has potential, has been worked and was ridden in check last time.
AMARIS is the youngster on the up, may be favored to repeat.

AMARIS(11)-WIN

SAIGAR (7)/ CASTLE BAR (10)-PLACE.

6.
FAIR GAME finished on late, was beaten on the post by QUEEN CREDIBLE earlier, allowance rider has a chance.
EL FENIX from crook connections is an in and out racer who has a strong handicap, has changed trainer but is working impressively.
RAVELNATION had finished strongly to pip the leader at the post, maintains form.
SILVER LEGEND was an always tryer in summers, has not been sighted in tracks.
MAJESTIC STYLE has run well in last two outings over ideal distance, may be tried.
IVE GOT CLOUT needs a clean jump, is unreliable.

EL FENIX (3)-WIN

MAJESTIC STYLE(11)/RAVELNATION(5)-PLACE.

7.
SIX ACE RED is tracking impressively regularly but runs ahve been poor.
BESTOW is the failed favorite with a better rider now.
REACH YTHE STARS has come up in class with last win, rider repeats.
CATCHY CHARGER is tracking nicely, is down in ratings.
WYLDE ran below level in last run, may like the low weights.

WYLDE (14)-WIN

CATCHY CHARGER (8)/ BESTOW(2)-PLACE


DAYS BEST ===FREE STYLE

SHIVALIK SHOWERS FOR ALTERNATOR CUP

Wednesday, September 20, 2017


KOLKATA RACES


1.
IVY is speedy and can run a fine race in this class with the rookie.
SMITH AND WESSON is the youngster full brother to ONE VISION who is coming up in tracks, has a chance in the lowest class.
LOOKING GOOD is from a speedy mare, the half sister to TRONADA is impressive in tracks.
MAJOR COLOURS is down a lot in scales and looks fit in tracks.

IVY(1)-WIN

SMITH AND WESSON (2)/ LOOKING GOOD (6)-PLACE.

2.
CAPT COOK is out of form,has been worked regularly.
SHIVALIK SHOWERS should be the obvious choice over this distance, was caught at the post in last run, should redeem.

SHIVALIK SHOWERS(2)-WIN

3.
ACRIDOR runs after long , has been well tracked, needs this run.
Oldie NO MORE POLITICS has a rider switch, may show out.
CADMAN ran a forward race and has age and form on side.
SAURISHA has the diminutive rider in top form, the horse has been finishing on in runs.

CADMAN (3)-WIN

SAURISHA(4)-PLACE.

4.
NAMCHA is a decent bred full brother to WAVE AFTER WAVE and has come up with couple of mocks to run a competitive race now.
RAQS SHARKI has been hardened up with runs, can upset.
FIORELLE is full sister to NIGHT OF STARS and has been given a trial run, can show out.
TSAVO came up well form the bend in last run, is from an ordinary sire.

NAMCHA (2)-WIN

TSAVO(5)/ FIORELLE(4)-PLACE.

5
MOCHA LOCHA comes into strong consideration based on her fillies run, maintains fine condition.
MODIFICATION had been summered at Bangalore and last educational run needs to be ignored, should fight out here.
DEMONSTRATE is full brother to DAZZLE N DAZE , was ridden out in last run, has stripped fit.
XITED has run fair races and goes over ideal distance.

MOCHA LOCHA (3)-WIN

MODIFICATION(7)/DEMONSTRATE(8)-PLACE

6.
AMBLESIDE has failed twice as favorite, races at top weight against younger horses.
KINGS CROWN has a keen rookie to try for repeat.
SANG FROID was apparently packed from the stables as he looked promising till the turn and went phut under the top rider, what now only the trainer can tell.
ASHI NANGSEY won in style and has the forceful rider for repeat try.
DARK GOLD has moved here from a better centre , should be in consideration.

ASHI NANGSEY ()-WIN

SANG FROID (4)/ AMBLESIDE(1)-PLACE.

7.
TIBIDABO is unreliable and may do well under the rookie.
ASCEND is down in scales, finished on well last time.
ATHEIST came up well last time against a too good winner in ASHI NANGSEY, rider repeats.
KAARTIKEN is consistent and has a chance again.
QUEENS COMMAND was ridden poorly and now gets a far better rider at low weights.

QUEENS COMMAND (11)-WIN

ASCEND (3)/ ATHEIST (5)-PLACE.



DAYS BEST ===MOCHA LOCHA

ASHWA QUEEN FOR R R RUIA MEMORIAL CUP

Monday, September 18, 2017


DELHI RACES


1.
MASTER PHOENIX is the best on performance, had been beaten at the wire twice last season, is working nicely but the intent is lacking as the rider is not known to try much.
PROFITABLE has the beast rider, is from a weak sire who lacks to pass speed to his progeny,may improve as tracks are fine.
TOP BRASS should be the hot favorite for good finishing effort to LADY MAJESTIC in Bangalore, ignore if odds are too cramped as the connections cant be questioned in first run here.
GLADNESS is tracking well, had run a close 2nd to TAKE A RISK in winters.
MISS ZACHARY has a try rider , was pulled as favorite when loosing to ordinary AAO SHAO ,is working well.
SHES THE SCRIPT has a weak rider for a maiden s run, ignore.

TOP BRASS(6)-WIN

MISS ZACHARY (10)/ GLADNESS(8)-PLACE.

2.
ROSES ARE FOREVER is a front racer on whom a weak rider repeats.
KIRPAN is tracking well, chioce of the jockey is to create doubts, may do well.
BRIGHT HALO was ridden to loose as favorite, came on strongly in last 100 m, should win now.

BRIGHT HALO(5)-WIN

KIRPAN (4)-PLACE.

3.
HELLO HELLO is winner of 7 races, has been tracking very regularly but has not actually been stretched, is outhandicapped vis a vis the last named,should struggle for win.
ASHWA SAANGHA looks fit, can speed up, rider is unreliable.
IWIS is at attractive handicap and has the rider to force the issue.

IWIS(7)-WIN

HELLO HELLO(2)-PLACE.

4.
TOP BRACKET is catching the eye with smart tracks, rookie has a good chance to go all the way.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS is speedy and had run a forward race with this rookie in last run, lacks preparation.
WINNERS GOLD ran a forward race but was nabbed near the post, may try to go all the way again.
MASTER MADRID runs after set back, is lacking speed in works, has low weights.

TOP BRACKET (1)-WIN

MASTER MADRID(8)/ WINNERS GOLD (5)-PLACE.

5
ASHWA GAURVI is showing good tracks, rookie can do well with a front run.
MY CRYSTAL has been worked, does not impress for sharp sprint.
KELP KAIYAR is the youngster who can do well with this jockey who has a good draw but the scheming trainer has not prepared the horse.
DONT TOUCH is a better one from the breeding point of view, the half brother to IN MY DREAM has been meticulously sharpened up in mornings.

DONT TOUCH (8)-WIN

ASHWA GAURVI(1)/ MY CRYSTAL(2)-PLACE.

6.
ASHWA QUEEN has a weak field to tackle, has pleased in tracks, has not raced upto her breeding.
ROARING RASCAL is tracking well, is an in and out runner.
BACHELOR BOY is winner of 4 races and is looking fit in tracks.
GUNGHROO has not won since maiden run, is excelling in tracks.

ASHWA QUEEN (2)-WIN

GHUNGHROO(9)/ BACHELOR BOY (6)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST ===IWIS

LITTLE SMART HEART FOR MEHBOOB KARAN MEMORIAL CUP

Sunday, September 17, 2017


HYDERABAD RACES


1.
THUNDERING is full brother to black type RUNNING THUNDER , has been played with shins after the close loss in maiden winter run, has been working nicely to be in contention here.
WANNAWIN is bred for speed, the half brother to DEMOCRAT will benefit from last run and has a top rider now.
FLOWERS FROM A BROOK is a top bred full sister to black type CITY OF HARMONY and nice one in BATMAN has come up decently in tracks, impressed in gates.
ROYAL GREEN is an ordinary one who flopped when backed in last run, may place.
TAKISHA had run a blinder against NEW STATE, last run was easy, has a good draw.

TAKISHA(10)-WIN

WANNAWIN (4)/ THUNDERING (3)-PLACE.


2.
STARLIGHT was ridden hard in INZAIRE s win, ordinary rider does not impress much.
GOOD STRIKE finished on nicely and has impressed in morning works.
JASMINE GARDEN has a fine chance, specially if next named takes a dive again.
LIMOUSINE is half sister to GRENADINE , was given a half hearted ride as hot favorite, has a rider switch for the scheming trainer, who likes to get good odds.
SOARING SENSEX impressed in last run and rider repeats.

LIMOUSINE (8)-WIN

JASMINE GARDEN (7)/SOARING SENSEX(10)-PLACE.


3.
VALEE TIGER can stay , had led in till beaten by the too good BAYRD in last run.
DHOOL KA PHOOL is folding up after forward runs, is down in scales.
SHIVALIK ARROW has good form but should struggle over this distance, all produce of the dam have been sprinter / milers.
BULLISH APPROACH has come up after the last run, comes into reckoning for good winter performance over trips.

VALEE TIGER (4)-WIN

BULLISH APPROACH (6)-PLACE.

4.
VALEE SCEPTRE has fine form, has a weaker rider today.
CELTIC QUEEN thrilled with a hard ridden win, races too soon for comfort , owners caprice shows.
ROYAL DYNAMITE finished impressively, has a try rider.
NEGRESS PEARL is a speedy one who ran a good 2nd to MANDY, has a better rider now.

ROYAL DYNAMITE (5)-WIN

CELTIC QUEEN (4)/ NEGRESS PEARL (6)-PLACE.

5
VANCOUVER is poorly placed vis a vis ON THE FIRE who easily passed her in last run, is from a suspect stable, trainer should have been booked for packing the horse last time.
ASHKA X 3 is a nice bred who moved up well in the finishing stages, rider repeats.
AGILIS has a better rider but last run was bad.
NEWS O STAR impressed with a fluent win and can repeat in this suspect field.

NEWS O STAR (6)-WIN

AGILIS (5)/ VANCOUVER(2)-PLACE.

6.
KALINDA who ran on board in last two runs has a proper rider today.
GAYLE FORCE is a good handicapper who has come up with last improved effort.
LITTLE SMART HEART has not been extended in last two runs, was a fine 2nd to LAVENDER in first run of the season.
STRENGTH AND BEAUTY was ridden out but failed as a hot favorite, may do well under the ordinary rider.

LITTLE SMART HEART (5)-WIN

STRENTH AND BEAUTY (10)/ GAYLE FORCE (4)-PLACE.

7.
HEAVEN CAN WAIT is speedy and should score in this lowest grade , had failed as favorite in maidens.
VALLEE PEAKS has a useful rookie, can sprint well.
SUPER GREY finished well, rider repeats.
YES BABY has not obliged for long, can speed up at low weights.

HEAVEN CAN WAIT (1)-WIN

YES BABY(10)/ SUPER GREY ( 7)-PLACE.


DAYS BEST ===HEAVEN CAN WAIT

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