Applaud excelled when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Feb. 9).

Inner sand:

600m: Star Future (M.Fenton), Razmaden (Jethu) 39. They moved level freely. Lord Of Killarney (Kapoor) 38. Moved well.

800m: Always Smile (Ranjane) 51, 600/38.5. Moved well. Moment To Remember (rb), Sabanero (C.Rajendra) 52, 600/39. Former was one length better. Wells Fargo (rb) 56.5, 600/42. Easy.

1,000m: Up North (McCullagh), Perfect Strength (V.Jodha) 1-7, 600/40.5. Former finished five lengths ahead.

1,200m: Applaud (Srinath), Proud Star (C.Rajendra) 1-18, 1,000/1-4.5, 800/52, 600/39. Former started three lengths behind and finished four lengths ahead. Latter was not urged.

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