Nefyn and Bullseye appear to be the leading pair in the grade I Oasis Star Sprinters’ Cup (1,200m), the star attraction of the races to be held here on Saturday (March 2). Native Knight, who has the form and stamina, looks best among the nine runners in the field for the Stayers’ Cup (3,000m), the other feature of the day.

JAPAN TROPHY (Div. II), (1,100m), rated 20 to 45, rated 00 to 25 eligible, 12-45 p.m.: 1. Charlie Cool (4) I. Chisty 62, 2. Secret Romance (5) V. R. De Sousa 61, 3. Miss Watermelon (3) B. Mahesh 59.5, 4. Rithambhra (7) Zaffar Riaz 57.5, 5. Flying Boy (1) Dashrath Singh 54.5, 6. I Command (2) Sameer Khan 54, 7. Apple Candy (6) Ankit Kumar 52.5, 8. Rewarding (9) B. Sreekanth 51.5 and 9. Thrice Blessed (8) Kishore Kadam 50. 

CHARLIE COOL: Has improved after his second to Della Spiga (1,100m). SECRET ROMANCE: Looks Fit and well. RITHAMBHRA: A close second to Masteroftheseas (1,100m); the 7-y-o continues to be zestful. FLYING BOY: Third to Fankaar over 1,200m; tracking well.

1. Secret Romance, 2. Charlie Cool, 3. Flying Boy

BOOKMAKERS' ASSOCIATION CUP (2,000m), rated 80 & above, rated 60 to 85 eligible, 1-15: 1. Su Chaliyo (5) I. Chisty 65, 2. Aerator (2) C. Alford 63, 3. Vijay Monarch (6) B. Sreekanth 61.5, 4. Razmaden (4) P. Kamlesh 57.5, 5. Silverina (1) P. S. Chouhan 57.5, 6. Araceli (7) Shailesh 52 and 7. Stupid Cupid (3) C. Henrique 50.

SU CHALIYO: His last run should be ignored. AERATOR: After winning a 2,200m in a gutsy manner, did not figure on the board in Ocean And Beyond’s 2,800m; tracking well. RAZMADEN: Deserves following on his consistency. SILVERINA: Has come on since her fourth to Ocean And Beyond.

1. Silverina, 2. Razmaden  

JAPAN TROPHY (Div. I), (1,100m), rated 20 to 45, rated 00 to 25 eligible, 1-45: 1. Ocean Clipper (8) I. Chisty 62.5, 2. Songstress (3) Shezad Khan 61.5, 3. Trust In Me (7) Zervan 60, 4. Angels Quest (9) V. Jodha 57.5, 5. Speed Angel (5) Afzal Khan 56.5, 6. Synch (6) N. Maseyk 54, 7. Sreeyantra (4) Zarar Alam 53, 8. Al Di La (2) C. S. Jodha 52 and 9. Nine Tenors (1) C. Henrique 51. 

OCEAN CLIPPER: Has run with better class horses; may upset. TRUST IN ME: A fair third to Serena over 1,200m; in fine shape. ANGELS QUEST: Looks fit after her fourth to Serena. AL DI LA: Well in at the weights.

1. Trust In Me, 2. Angels Quest, 3. Al Di La

CROS CUP (1,400m), rated 20 to 45, rated 00 to 25 eligible, 2-15: 1. Sergeant Major (2) I. Chisty 62.5, 2. Sky Glider (8) B. Mahesh 62.5, 3. Zoffany (13) V. Tamang 62, 4. Skyscraper (9) C. S. Jodha 61.5, 5. Voyager (7) M. Dwyer 61.5, 6. Victorian Vice (11) Azharuddin 61, 7. Abarth (5) S. John 60, 8. Riverdown Empress (3) P. S. Chouhan 60, 9. Araneda (6) Shailesh 58.5, 10. Moment Of Love (1) Gnaneshwar 57.5, 11. Promissory Note (4) Surjeet Singh 54, 12. Sham Sunder (10) Shezad Khan 54 and 13. Eternal Instinct (12) Arman Khan 50.5.

VOYAGER: Had a mock race; in fine shape. SERGEANT MAJOR: Should have profited by his gallop in Smart Hunter’s second win (1,600m). ABARTH: Looks fit after his two mock races. ARANEDA: Despite a slow getaway finished a good fourth to Stalker over 1,400m in her last start; tracking well. SHAM SUNDER: Twice second; may raise a winning gallop today.

1. Sergeant Major, 2. Sham Sunder, 3. Voyager

TWO IN ONE CUP (1,200m), rated 40 to 65, rated 20 to 45 eligible, 2-50: 1. Agent Archie (13) Shailesh 62.5, 2. Goliath (4) Arman Khan 61, 3. Our Chieftain (3) B. Sreekanth 59.5, 4. Xavier (15) V. Tamang 59.5, 5. Amika (8) J. Fortune 59, 6. Ocean Sunrise (14) Gnaneshwar 58, 7. Red Passion (5) V. Jaiswal 58, 8. Masteroftheseas (2) V. R. De Sousa 57, 9. Burst Of Stardust (9) David Allan 55.5, 10. Leandro (ex: Tintin) (1) P. Trevor 55.5, 11. Snow Ball (7) M. Dwyer 55, 12. Cee Four (10) Kishore Kadam 53.5, 13. Iconic (6) P. Kamlesh 53.5, 14. Royal Saga (11) Sameer Khan 53.5 and 15. Gorgeous (12) Gajendra Singh 53.5. 

AGENT ARCHIE: Has come down a class; can tackle the present company. AMIKA: An easy second to Sreedhan over 1,200m; in fine condition. MASTEROFTHESEAS: Carried 62.5kg to a gutsy win over 1,100m in the lower class; retains form. BURST OF STARDUST: Has come on after her fourth to Xavier (1,200m). SNOW BALL: Systematically prepared.

1. Burst Of Stardust, 2. Amika, 3. Snow Ball

6. STAYERS' CUP (3,000m), 4-y-o & over (Terms), 3-20: 1. Astapi (7) R. Hughes 59, 2. Camorra (1) David Allan 59, 3. Native Knight (2) Dashrath Singh 59, 4. Star Marquess (6) B. Sreekanth 59, 5. Unleashed (5) C. Alford 59, 6. Abriella (3) Shailesh 57.5, 7. Drop Of Honey (9) S. John 57.5, 8. Spark Of Silver (4) V. R. De Sousa 57.5 and 9. Vijays Champ (8) P. S. Chouhan 54.

ASTAPI: Second to Onassis over 2,000m in his last start at Mumbai; moving well in the morning trials. NATIVE KNIGHT: Justified the favouritism by winning a 2,800m at Mumbai; maintains form. DROP OF HONEY: Won her last two starts impressively at Bangalore; may complete a hat-trick. VIJAYS CHAMP: Comes into the reckoning on his second to stablemate Tintinnabulation over 2,400m at Malakpet.  

1. Native Knight, 2. Astapi, 3. Drop Of Honey

OLYMPIA TECH PARK MILLION (1,400m), 3-y-o only (Terms), 3-55: 1. Captain Courageous (7) B. Sreekanth 58, 2. Multimagic (6) Shezad Khan 58, 3. Adabella (10) C. Alford 56.5, 4. Cristoffe (1) P. Trevor 56, 5. Gentle Knowledge (9) M. Dwyer 56, 6. Paras Mani (2) Shailesh 54.5, 7. Shaktiroop (8) P. Kamlesh 54.5, 8. Bengal King (5) C. Henrique 52, 9. Giocrat (4) Dashrath Singh 52 and 10. Sur La Tete (3) A. Sandesh 50.5. 

CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS: Won the Calcutta Million (1,600m), comfortably; may repeat. CRISTOFFE: A good second to Decathlon in the Golconda Juvenile Million (1,400m), well tuned. PARAS MANI: An impressive winner over 1,400m on her debut; retains form. SUR LA TETE: A neck second to Turf Striker over 1,200m in her only start at Bangalore; moving impressively in the morning trials.

1. Cristoffe, 2. Sur La Tete, 3. Paras Mani

OASIS STAR SPRINTERS' CUP (1,200m), 4-y-o & over (Terms), 4-30: 1. Arrow In Auto Mode (11) C. Henrique 59, 2. Bullet (13) Dashrath Singh 59, 3. Crown Rule (10) Zervan 59, 4. Kohinoor Wish (9) S. John 59, 5. Nefyn (4) J. Fortune 59, 6. River Star (14) I. Chisty 59, 7. Secret Punch (1) V. R. De Sousa 59, 8. Speed Six (12) P. Trevor 59, 9. Successor (5) R. Marshall 59, 10. Sunday Storm (2) M. Dwyer 59, 11. Klipspringer (7) David Allan 57.5, 12. Master Bullet (8) C. S. Jodha 56.5, 13. Shivalik Star (6) C. Alford 56.5 and 14. Bullseye (3) R. Hughes 55.

KOHINOOR WISH: A resolute winner of his last three starts at Malakpet; continues to be in good form. NEFYN: A fluent winner over 1,200m at Mumbai; in fine trim. SPEED SIX: Won a 1,200m comfortably at Bangalore; may score again. BULLSEYE: A rousing performer; in great heart.

1. Nefyn, 2. Bullseye, 3. Speed Six

ARDILES CUP (1,600m), rated 60 to 85, rated 40 to 65 eligible, 5-15: 1. Lake Leader (10) V. Tamang 60, 2. Al Attaturk (2) P. Kamlesh 56.5, 3. Gluteus Maximus (8) D. K. Ashish 54.5, 4. Imperial Delight (6) Shailesh 54.5, 5. Smart Hunter (7) P. Trevor 54.5, 6. Cafe Del Monte (9) C. S. Jodha 54, 7. Credit Ease (3) A. Sandesh 54, 8. Enchanted Forest (1) David Allan 54, 9. Snow Mountain (4) I. Chisty 51 and 10. What A Feeling (5) Dashrath Singh 51. 

SMART HUNTER: In line for a hat-trick. CREDIT EASE: Warming up late finished a good fourth to Risky Business over 1,600m; in fine nick. ENCHANTED FOREST: Won a 2,000m by a neck; may repeat. SNOW MOUNTAIN: Appeals on weight.

1. Credit Ease, 2. Smart Hunter, 3. Snow Mountain

Day's best: Trust In Me 

Double: Native Knight - Nefyn

Jkt: 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9; Tr (i): 1, 2 & 3; (ii): 4, 5, & 6; (iii): 7, 8 & 9; Tla: all races.  

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