Moon Star, Star Empire and Versaki caught the eye when the horses were exercised at Pune on Wednesday morning (Nov. 25) .
800m: 2/y/o Rapide (I.Chisty) 54, 600/40. Moved freely. Golden Oriole (I.Chisty), Thumbs Up (D.A.Naik) 54, 600/40. Former finished five lengths ahead. Sunlight (M.Fenton), Star Glory (I.Chisty) 51.5, 600/38.5. They are 2/y/os and moved level freely. Star Miracle (M. Fenton), A bay filly (Major Impact/Speed Of Light) (McCullagh) 52, 600/39.5. They were level. Both are 2/y/os.
1,000m: 2/y/o Moonlight Romance (M.Fenton), Algorithms (McCullagh) 1-7, 600/39. They moved together. Star Empire (M.Fenton), A bay filly (Alnasr Alwasheek/Maevella) (Jethu) 1-6, 800/52, 600/40. Former strode out well and finished three lengths ahead. Both are 2/y/os. 2/y/o Star Warrior (M.Fenton), Baskerville (McCullagh) 1-4.5, 800/49.5, 600/37.5. Former started four lengths behind and easily finished three lengths ahead. Former retains form. 2/y/o Moon Star (M.Fenton), Highland Glory (I.Chisty) 1-4, 800/50, 600/38. Former moved well and finished five lengths ahead. Lone Monarch (McCullagh) 1-7, 600/40. Moved well. 2/y/o Viva La Diva (McCullagh), Chotee Begum (I.Chisty) 1-6.5, 800/51.5, 600/39.5. Former finished well clear. Versaki (McCullagh), Talk Of The Town (Jethu) 1-5, 800/51, 600/38.5. Former started three lengths behind and finished two lengths ahead.