Colours Flying and Dancing Phoenix caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning (January 11).
600m: Myla Rose (Merchant) 37. Moved well.
800m: Mesmeric (Neeraj), Bella Figura (rb) 55, 600/41. Pair level. Cardinal (Jethu) 56 , 600/42. Easy. Purple Mokara (Prasad) 52, 600/39. Pressed. Negredo (D.A.Naik), Foxtrot (F.Irani) and Ancient Odyssey (app) 57, 600/42. Trio moved freely. Castletroy (S.S.Rathore), Neath (Dashrath) 56.5, 600/41.5. Pair level. This One For You (Sandesh), Smooth Operator (Ikram) 54, 600/38. Former ended four lengths in front. New World (C.Rajendra) 51.5, 600/39. Moved well.
1000m: Angels Dream (Khalander), Alejor (S.N.Chavan) 1-9, 600/42. Former ended two lengths in front. Wings Of Glory (D.A.Naik) 1-8, 600/40. Maintains winning form. Song Of Sparrow (app) 1-6.5, 600/40.5. Pressed. Campeon (S.N.Chavan), Schumi (app) 1-7, 600/41. Former finished four lengths ahead. Grand Dame (Akshay), Gates Of Heaven (Baria) 1-7, 600/40. They moved level freely. Curiosity (Pradeep), Colourful Prince (Sandeep Jadhav) 1-7.5, 600/40. Both were urged and ended level. Strategy (Pradeep) 1-6, 600/40. Moved well. Deja Vu (C.Rajendra) 1-7, 600/39.5. Moved fluently. Colours Flying (Pradeep), Afrojack (Dashrath) 1-5, 600/39. Former strode out well and finished four lengths ahead. Holy Bull (Neeraj), Octopaul (Hamir) 1-8, 600/40. Former moved well and they finished level. Neona (Daniel Grant), Sugar Loaf (S.S.Rathore) 1-6, 600/38.5. Former was well in hand and finished two lengths ahead. Windsor (Kavraj) 1-10, 600/41. Good.
1200m: Apocalypse (D.A.Naik), Silverio (Akshay) 1-25, 600/42.5. Pair level. Razeena (Daniel Grant), Lorelei (Pereira) 1-26.5, 800/56, 600/41.5. They were easy. Archie (Zervan), Justice (Jethu) 1-41, 600/42.5. Both were easy.
1600m: Prince Academy (Abhishek) 1-51, 1400/1-37.5, 1000/1-9.5, 600/42. Moved well.
600m: Arctic Minstrel (S.Kamble) 37. Pressed. Hachiko (Sandesh), Incognito (rb) 37. Former moved well and finished three lengths ahead.
800m: Rock The Turf (Sandesh), Novak (rb) 53.5, 600/39. Former finished three lengths ahead. Yellowzone (Dashrath), Hawaiian Princess (Merchant) 1-4.5, 600/37.5. Both were pushed and former finished four lengths ahead. Gift Wrapped (Kamble), Zafirah (rb) 51.5, 600/39.5. Former was four lengths superior.
1000m: Perfect Strength (T.S.Jodha), Brazil (C.Rajendra) 1-6.5, 600/39.5. They were urged and ended level. Okavango (D.K.Ashish), Mr Morrison (R.K.Mahesh) 1-5.5, 600/39. Former moved well and finished five lengths ahead.
Gate practice noted on inner sand:
1000m: Feodor (Neeraj), Domingo (Abhishek) and A bay filly (Soviet Star/Rhuepunzel) (Pereira) 1-10, 600/42. They moved freely. Keukenhof (Hamir), Ultrasonic (Dashrath) and St Barts (Agarwal) 1-8, 600/41. Keukenhof ended three lengths in front. Dancing Phoenix (Dashrath), Star Force (Sandesh) 1-6.5, 600/40. Former moved well and finished one length in front. Noble Reward (Dashrath), Scaramouche (Hamir) 1-8, 600/41. Former superior.
Mock race noted on Jan 10:
1800m: Manyatta (Daniel Grant), Angel Child (Zervan) Zakynthos (Kharadi) and Western Angel (Pasha) 2-1, 600/41. Won by: 5, Sh, Dist. Zakynthos led the field by a distance till 400m. Manyatta who was racing third till bend easily covered good ground and won the race by five lengths. Angel Child was also well in hand finished second.
Keywords: Colours Flying and Dancing Phoenix