Dictator, Scholar and Aesthetics impressed when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning.
800m: Tsesebe (T. Mahesh) 54.5, 600/41. Moved freely. Yankee Lane (F. Irani) 53, 600/40. Moved well. Romp Home (N. Alam) 53, 600/40. Urged. Sparkling Spirit (rb) 51.5, 600/39. Moved well. Highland Crown (Jethu) 55, 600/41. Moved freely. Ashwa Parwez (Shailesh), Rococo (rb) 52, 600/39. They were urged and ended level. Aesthetics (Jethu), Highland Glory (I. Chisty) 50, 600/38. Former was well in hand and they finished level. Note the former. Itspiritofracing (rb), Macho Uno (rb) 1400/600m 54. They ended level. Got To Go (Neeraj) 53, 600/39. Moved well. Princess Ruby (Baria) 53, 600/40. Moved freely. Cameo (S. Sunil) 51, 600/39. Moved well. Forward Charge (rb) 55, 600/42. Easy.
1000m: Running Bull (rb) 1-8, 800/54, 600/40.5. Good. Dictator (Dashrath), Scholar (rb) 1-6, 800/51.5, 600/38.5. They were well in hand and finished level. Note them. Star Attraction (D.A. Naik) 1-7, 600/41. Moved well. Roaming Fame (Baria) 1-7, 600/40. Slightly urged. Gamba (S. Sunil), Major Roberts (rb) 1-7.5, 800/52.5, 600/39. Former was three lengths better. Nymph (Merchant) 1-10, 600/42. Moved freely.
1200m: Thanda (M. Narredu), Cavaradossi (T. Mahesh) 1-23, 1000/1-7.5, 800/52, 600/38.5. Former moved well and finished two lengths ahead. Suzy Wong (S.N. Chavan) 1-25, 600/43. Easy. Dancing Glory (J. Chinoy), Balas Best (D.S. Rathore) 1-20, 1000/1-5.5, 800/52.5, 600/40.5. Former started three lengths behind and finished three lengths ahead. Ariane (Pradeep) 1-21, 800/53, 600/40. Urged in the last part. Prince Brijendra (rb) 1-25, 600/42. Pressed.
Gate practice — sand track:
1000m: Ciel Indienne (D.S. Rathore), White Knight (J. Chinoy) 1-7, 600/39.5. Former is a 2/y/o and finished three lengths ahead. A dark bay colt (Glory Of Dancer/Flying Home) (rb), Pine Crest (Hanumant) 1-9, 600/42. Former is a 2/y/o and they jumped out well. Star Of Roses (Jethu), Mia Stella (Merchant) 1-9, 600/41.5. Former is a 2/y/o and easily finished two lengths ahead. Borzu Again (I. Pardeshi) 1-5, 600/39. Urged.