Maximus and Forest Vision caught the eye when the horses were exercised in Mumbai on Thursday morning.
600m: Maddox (Merchant) 39. Moved freely. Yuville (Hamir) 38. Shaped well. Ranthambore (C.S.Jodha) 38. Moved well. Rajasthan Royals (C.S.Jodha) 38. Good.
800m: Vijay’s Pride (T.Mahesh) 56, 600/41.5. Easy. Rein In Spain (Hamir) 55, 600/40. Easy. Papakura (T.S.Jodha), Dancing Splendour (Trevor) 52, 600/39. They were urged and finished level. Andraste (Pereira), Nush (rb) 55, 600/41. Pair level. Set To Fly (Roushan), Brave Vision (V.Jodha) 51.5, 600/38. Former started three lengths behind and easily finished level. Neona (S.S.Rathore) 52, 600/39. Moved well. Spirit Of Mercy (T.S.Jodha) 52, 600/39. Pressed. Presidential (Daniel Grant), Soeenyo (rb) 56.5, 600/41.5. Both were easy. Silver Arrow (Trevor) 55, 600/41.5. Moved fluently. Gerome (Zervan), Attila (rb) 54.5, 600/39.5. They ended level. Cyclops (C.S.Jodha), Que Sera Sera (Kavraj) 53, 600/39. They moved level freely.
1,000m: Forest Vision (Zameer), Smart Strider (Abhishek) 1-6.5, 600/39.5. Former strode out well and finished four lengths ahead. Machiavellianism (T.Mahesh) 1-7, 600/40. In good shape. Colours Flying (Pradeep), Strategy (Sandeep Jadhav) 1-6.5, 600/40.5. Former superior. Step Up (Pradeep) 1-6, 600/41. Moved well. Commander (S.S.Rathore) 1-7.5, 600/40.5. Shaped well. Rio (Daniel Grant), Enlightenment (Pasha) 1-8, 600/41. Former finished three lengths ahead.
1,200m: Bombardier (Pasha), Falcon (Daniel Grant) 1-24, 600/41. They moved neck and neck freely.
1,600m: Maximus (Daniel Grant), Vittoria (Pasha) 1-53, 1,400/1-37, 1,200/1-23, 1,000/1-8.5, 600/41. Former who is in good shape finished a distance ahead. New World (Trevor), Taal Ammi (Shelar) 1-56, 600/43. Former superior.
600m: Casino Jack (Pradeep), Heavens Key (rb) 39.5. They ended level.
800m: Fly By Me (Neeraj), Adams Wonder (Pereira) 54.5, 600/41.5. Both were level. Voice Of Faith (T.S.Jodha), Concorde (rb) 54, 600/40.5. Former finished four lengths ahead. Winds Of Luck (S.Shinde) 51.5, 600/38.5. Moved well. Wind Of The Hills (Merchant) 53, 600/39. Moved freely. Three Roses (S.Kamble), Star Zone (rb) 54, 600/40.5. Former was three lengths superior. Arctic Minstrel (S.Kamble) 53.5, 600/40. Moved freely.
1,000m: Encore (rb), Theology (S.S.Rathore) 1-9, 800/54, 600/39. They finished level freely. Sami (Shelar) 1-7, 600/41. Stretched.