Neona and Mint Approach caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning.
800m: Earth Orbit (Hanumant), Earth Sensor (Mansoor) 55, 600/41.5. Former ended three lengths in front. Ice Rink (Ranjane) 54.5, 600/41.5. Easy. Paris (Dashrath) 53.5, 600/40. Moved well. Midnight Wind (Ranjane) 55, 600/42.5. Moved freely.
1,000m: Neona (S.S.Rathore) 1-5.5, 800/50.5, 600/38. Moved attractively. Winston (Jethu) 1-12, 600/44. Easy. Wind Chime (Ranjane) 1-10.5, 600/42. Moved freely. Hay Day (C.S.Jodha) 1-12, 600/43. Easy. Domingo (Pradeep) 1-9, 600/42. Moved freely. Heavens Key (Pradeep) 1-12, 600/43. Easy.
1,200m: Majestic Reward (Dashrath), Morals (Hamir) 1-23, 800/53, 600/41. Former superior. Turf Lightning (Jethu) 1-26, 600/45. Moved fluently.
1,400m: Indication (C.S.Jodha), Octopaul (Hamir) 1-37, 1,200/1-22.5, 600/41.5. Former moved well and they finished level. Demonic (Jethu), Splendid Light (Mosin) 1-42, 600/42. Pair easy. Mint Approach (Sandesh), Kaizer (Pradeep) 1-36, 1,000/1-7.5, 800/53.5, 600/40.5. Former finished a distance ahead. Former impressed.
Gate practice (Sand)
1,000m: A bay filly (Warrshan/Almara (app) 1-8.5, 600/41.5. Jumped out well. Trumps (Dashrath), Samba Warrior (Agarwal) and Attribute (I.Pardeshi) 1-9, 600/42. They moved freely.
Mock race (Race track) — Aug. 18
1,200m: Isadoro (Trevor), Deep Diver (S.Kamble), Alecto (T.S.Jodha), Wentworth (Parmar), Hunt For Heads (D.K.Ashish), Concorde (C.S.Jodha), Mighty Splendour (Akshay), Cyclops (R.Vaibhav) and Power Princess (N.Jodha) 1-15, 600/37. 1, Sh, 1. Isadoro came from third position and won well. Deep Diver also covered good ground in the straight and finished late on the scene to finish second.
Second mock race (race track)
1,200m: Windsor Queen (Pradeep) 1-20, 600/39. Moved freely.