The Indian Turf Invitation Cup (2,400m), postponed owing to inclement weather on Sunday (March 2), is to be run here on Saturday (March 8). The mega event wears an open look and Murioi and Alaindair may fight for the champion horse tag.

There will be no false rails.

PALAZZIO PLATE (1,400m), 4-y-o & over, rated upto 50 (Cat. III), 1.20 p.m.: 1. Princely Right (3) Ravinder Singh 61.5, 2. Roma Rough (5) C. S. Jodha 60, 3. Princess Cruise (9) Christopher 57, 4. Nano Dame (7) A. K. Pawar 54.5, 5. Captain Nemo (1) Dashrath Singh 54, 6. Tamanna (10) Ashhad Asbar 54, 7. True Haven (2) J. Vikas 54, 8. Graceland (8) N. S. Parmar 53.5, 9. Mount Titlis (4) I. Chisty 53.5 and 10. Qaiser-E-Hind (ex: Balajah) (6) Deepak Singh 52.

ROMA ROUGE: A gutsy winner of her last start over 1,600m; may repeat. PRINCESS CRUISE: A close fourth to Musk Melon over 1,400m last week; in fine trim. CAPTAIN NEMO: His nowhere in Flamboyant Star’s 2,400m is best ignored. GRACELAND: Has come on since her fourth to Patriotic (1,600m). MOUNT TITLIS: A good third to Musk Melon; well tuned.

1. Princess Cruise, 2. Captain Nemo, 3. Mount Titlis

GOOD FELLAS PLATE (1,400m), 4-y-o & over, rated upto 75 (Cat. II), 1.55: 1. Decathlon (6) I. Chisty 61, 2. Any Given Time (5) Ashhad Asbar 58, 3. Winds And Waves (1) Dashrath Singh 58, 4. Greek Star (3) K. Anil 53.5, 5. Yet Again (11) Deep Shanker 53.5, 6. Kohinoor Desire (7) N. Rawal 57.5, 7. Over Shadow (12) Kiran Naidu 52.5, 8. San Roman (2) N. S. Parmar 52.5, 9. Dazzling Prince (13) Ravinder Singh 51.5, 10. Golden Missile (14) Sai Kumar 51, 11. Cannon Ten (4) A. K. Pawar 50.5, 12. Field Commander (8) P. Trevor 50.5, 13. Stolen Date (9) Koushik 50.5 and 14. Montauk (10) A. Sandesh 50. 

DECATHLON: Despite a slow getaway finished an impressive second to Indian Touch over 1,400m last week; in good shape. WINDS AND WAVES: After winning a 1,400m resolutely was relegated to fourth place in the Stewards room; moving well in the morning trials. CANNON TEN: Runs with an upsetting chance. FIELD COMMANDER A consistent performer; in good shape.

1. Decathlon, 2. Winds And Waves, 3. Field Commander

AVALANCHE PLATE (1,100m), 5-y-o & over, rated upto 50 (Cat. III), 2.30: 1. Bernabeu (6) C. S. Jodha 62, 2. Illustrator (1) Christopher 62, 3. Racing Queen (12) P. Venkat 62, 4. Pakat Pakat Pakat (7) Kiran Naidu 60, 5. Dakshayani (5) K. Mukesh Kumar 59, 6. True Friend (10) B. Dileep 57.5, 7. Dazzling Princess (8) J. Vikas 57, 8. Flower Of Temba (4) P. Trevor 56.5, 9. Garibaldi (3) C. S. Vikrant 56, 10. Arudra (11) Deepak Singh 55.5, 11. Novaya Zemlya (9) Nitin Singh 52.5, 12. Flower Drum (14) Akshay Kumar 51.5, 13. Golden Adagio (13) Sai Kumar 50.5 and 14. Care Less Love (2) Ashhad Asbar 50.  

BERNABEU: Has run with better class horses; weight may not prove a stopper. RACING QUEEN: Has come on since her third to Compromise (1,400m). PAKAT PAKAT PAKAT: A fair third to Mr Glorious over 1,200m last week; in fine trim. FLOWER OF TEMBA: A surprising winner last time out; may score again.

1. Pakat Pakat Pakat, 2. Bernabeu, 3. Flower Of Temba

MAJ. P. K. MEHRA MEMORIAL SUPER MILE CUP (1,600m), 4-y-o & over (Terms), 3.10: 1. Always Bullish (5) Dashrath Singh 59, 2. Immense (3) A. Sandesh 59, 3. Machiavellianism (2) I. Chisty 59, 4. Ridgeway (9) C. Alford 59, 5. Supreme Star (12) B. Sreekanth 59, 6. Equine Lover (7) David Allan 57.5, 7. Nasheeta (8) Ashhad Asbar 57.5, 8. Charlatan (10) R. Marshall 56, 9. Czar Of Romance (4) Srinath 56, 10. Amelia (1) S. Zervan 54.5, 11. Mariinsky (11) P. Trevor 54.5 and 12. Striking (6) Suraj Narredu 54.5. 

MACHIAVELLIANISM: Ran Always Bullish to 3/4 length over 1,600m in his last start; moving well in the morning trials. EQUINE LOVER: Looks fit and well. AMELIA: A resolute winner of her last two starts at Mumbai; in pink of condition. MARIINSKY: Warming up late finished a good fourth to Nefyn in the Sprinters’ Cup last Saturday; the present trip ideal.

1. Amelia, 2. Mariinsky, 3. Machiavellianism   

SURESH MAHINDRA MULTI MILLION TROPHY (1,400m), 4-y-o & over (Terms), 3.50: 1. Speed Six (10) Suraj Narredu 60, 2. Storm Tracker (2) P. Trevor 60, 3. Ancient Wonder (8) N. S. Parmar 59.5, 4. Kohinoor Wish (3) C. S. Jodha 59.5, 5. Plenipotent (4) Srinath 57.5, 6. Castle King (5) R. Marshall 56, 7. Inquisition (7) I. Chisty 56, 8. Rosie Sunshine (9) A. Sandesh 54, 9. Galiat (6) Christopher 53.5 and 10. Gentle Knowledge (1) Dashrath Singh 53.5.

SPEED SIX: An eyecatching third to Nefyn (1,200m) in the Sprinters’ Cup; well tuned. STORM TRACKER: Third to Supreme Star over 1,600m at Mumbai; in good condition. KOHINOOR WISH: A good fifth to Nefyn; the 7-y-o is in fine fettle. GALIAT: Appeals on weights.

1. Storm Tracker, 2. Kohinoor Wish, 3. Speed Six  

INDIAN TURF INVITATION CUP (2,400m), 4-y-o & over (Terms), 4.30: 1. An Acquired Taste (5) Christopher 59, 2. Ocean And Beyond (9) Suraj Narredu 59, 3. Tintinnabulation (15) I. Chisty 59, 4. Toroloco (3) C. S. Jodha 59, 5. Agostini (4) P. Trevor 55, 6. Alaindair (13) Srinath 55, 7. Jeremiah (1) Zervan 55, 3. Murioi (12) B. Sreekanth 55, 9. Snowdrift (2) C. Alford 55, 10. Southern Emperor (10) F. DaSilva 55, 11. Sovereign Rule (11) R. Marshall 55, 12. Turf Striker (7) J. Fortune 55, 13. Circle Of Bliss (ex: Circle Of Life) (8) D. K. Ashish 53.5, 14. Isn't She Special (16) David Allan 53.5, 15. Roses In Bloom (14) Dashrath Singh 53.5 and 16. Starry Eyes (6) A. Sandesh 53.5.

TINTINNABULATION: Justified the oddson favouritism by winning a 2,400m trip easily; maintains form. ALAINDAIR: A fluent winner of the McDowell Indian Derby (2,400m); in great heart. MURIOI: After leading in the last 200m finished fourth to Alaindair (lost his left hind plate during the race); judiciously prepared. CIRCLE OF BLISS: As Circle Of Life finished a game third to Alaindair; the change in name may bring her luck. STARRY EYES: An impressive second to Alaindair; may trouble the best.

1. Murioi, 2. Alaindair, 3. Circle Of Bliss

MADRAS RACE CLUB MILLION (1,200m), 4-y-o & over, rated upto 75 (Cat. II), 5.10: 1. Aventus (3) Kiran Naidu 62.5, 2. Beau Ideal (4) K. Mukesh Kumar 61.5, 3. King Julien (2) P. Trevor 59, 4. Loveofmylife (5) Suraj Narredu 59, 5. Triumphant (7) Srinath 58, 6. Rumour Has It (9) David Allan 57, 7. Shamrock Lady (8) I. Chisty 56.5, 8. Twinklingofaneye (6) Christopher 53 and 9. Little Love (1) Ajit Sing 50.

KING JULIEN: A gutsy winner over 1,400m at Bangalore; retains form. LOVEOFMYLIFE: Justified the favouritism by winning a 1,200m comfortably at Bangalore; may score an encore. RUMOUR HAS IT: Well prepared. SHAMROCK LADY: In line for a hat-trick.   

1. Loveofmylife, 2. Shamrock Lady, 3. King Julien

WHOOPER PLATE (1,200m), 4-y-o & over (Cat. I), 5.45: 1. Racing Ahead (11) I. Chisty 60, 2. Ocean Side (10) B. Dileep 58, 3. Sweet Candy (12) Deep Shanker 58, 4. Naughty Gal (3) Kiran Naidu 57, 5. Young Soldier (4) C. S. Jodha 57, 6. Hard Kingdom (1) Nitin Singh 54.5, 7. Brahmani (7) A. K. Pawar 53, 8. Elenor (12) Christopher 53, 9. Santa Monica (5) N. S. Parmar 52.5, 10. Palm Springs (6) A. Sandesh 52, 11. Mr. Khoashteep (2) Akshay Kumar 51.5, 12. Cristiano (14) Dashrath Singh 51, 13. Strides Of Glory (8) N. Rawal 51 and 14. Power Drive (9) Sai Kumar 50.

RACING AHEAD: Won the Japan Trophy (1,400m) impressively; maintains form. SWEET CANDY: A consistent performer; continues to shine in the trials. NAUGHTY GAL: Won 1,400m in a gutsy manner; in fine trim. YOUNG SOLDIER: Looks fit enough.

1. Racing Ahead, 2. Sweet Candy, 3. Young Soldier

Day’s best: Amelia

Double: Storm Tracker — Loveofmylife

Jkt: 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7; Tr (i): 1, 2 & 3; (ii): 4, 5 & 6; (iii): 6, 7 & 8; Tla: All races.

Keywords: Hyderabad races

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