Mighty Crusader and Star Warrior pleased when the horses were exercised here on Wednesday morning (Dec. 2).

Inner sand:

600m: A bay gelding (Itaquere Power-Sovereignty) (rb), a bay colt (Itaquere-Bottle Of Whiskey) (rb) 40. Both are 2-y-o’s and ended level. Red Cloud (S.Kamble) (1,200-600) 38.5. Moved freely. Romp Home (rb) (1,200-600) 38. Moved freely. Via Chasellas (Jethu), a chestnut filly (Major Impact-Remember Star) (M.Fenton) and a bay gelding (Senure-So Amazing) 41. Trio moved freely.

800m: Arzaan (Shammi) 53, 600/39. Pressed. Tamarai (Zervan) (1,400-600) 51. Moved well.

1,000m: Xisca (P.Mulrennan), Macchupicchu (Ruzaan) 1-10.5, 600/42.5. Both are 2-y-o’s and were easy. Tora Bora (R.P.Cleary), Batista (Ruzaan) 1-12, 600/42.5. Former ended three lengths in front. Grey Island (C.S.Jodha) 1-7, 600/41. Slightly urged. Mighty Crusader (A.Nicholls) 1-2.5, 800/49.5, 600/38.5. Moved attractively. A bay colt (Mr. Mellon-Star Pride) (Pereira), a bay colt (Senure-Zillion Figlia) (Hamir) 1-11.5, 600/42.5. Both are 2-y-o’s and were easy. A bay colt (Major Impact-Euro Star) (Shelar), a bay colt (Puerto Madero-Native Quest) (Hamir) 1-10, 600/41.5. Pair level.

1,200m: Rajasthan Royals (C.S.Jodha) 1-18, 1,000/1-6, 600/41. Pushed. Cabriolet (Zervan) 1-26.5, 600/43. Easy. Astral Flash (Kharadi), Attila (Ruzaan) 1-27, 600/42. Pair easy. Flaming Arrow (McCullagh) 1-25.6, 600/42.5. Moved fluently. Star Warrior (M.Fenton), Highland Glory (J.Doyle) 1-21.5, 1,000/1-6.5, 800/52, 600/39. Former started three lengths behind and finished level.

1,400m: Red Dragon (McCullagh), On My Way (J.Chinoy) 1-34.5, 1,200/1-20, 1,000/1-6, 800/52.5, 600/40. Former made up two lengths and finished well clear. Jacqueline (P.Mulrennan), Krug (Ruzaan) 1-38, 1,200/1-23, 600/42. Former superior. Ishtar (rb) 1-41.5, 600/42.5. Easy.

Outer sand:

600m: Heavy Money (rb) (1,200-600) 38. Moved freely. Loving Devotee (rb) 39.5. Urged.

800m: Try Your Luck (Pradeep), Stud Of Gold (rb) 52, 600/39.5. Former finished four lengths ahead. Both were pushed.

1,000m: Bee Quick (Neeraj) 1-8, 600/40. Moved well.

1,200m: Star Presentation (Kapoor) 1-26, 600/43.5. Easy.

Gate practice (Outer sand):

1,000m: Uproar (Ikram) 1-10, 600/44.5. Jumped out well. Grand Stand (C.S.Jodha) 1-6, 600/41. Pressed. Violetta (Neeraj), Caribbean Queen (Ruzaan) 1-12, 600/44. Former ended two lengths in front.

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