Phosphor and Antonios excelled when the horses were exercised here on Monday (Aug. 31).
600m: Great White (rb) 40. Moved freely. Dreamride (app), Granados (K. Prasad) 42. Pair easy.
800m: Cabriolet (M. Narredu), Diego Rivera (Kharadi) 56, 600/41.5. Former ended two lengths in front. Blue Danube (M. Narredu) 57, 600/43. Easy. Highland Music (T.S. Jodha) 55, 600/41. Moved freely. Visionaire (T. Mahesh), River Dragon (Shelar) 51.5, 600/39. Former moved well. Chamberlain (N.Jodha) 50.5, 600/39. Pressed. Cambiasso (Kharadi), Star Alliance (Parmar) 56, 600/41. Pair level.
1000m: Silver Sands (N. Jodha), Emerald Star (Pereira) 1-9, 800/53.5, 600/41. They moved level freely. Phosphor (Parmar), Sea Value (I. Chisty) 1-4, 800/50, 600/38.5. Former impressed and finished two lengths ahead. Uruj (Hanumant) 1-7, 600/41. Urged.
1200m: Mighty Crusader (N. Jodha) 1-24.5, 600/42. Easy. Sea Ruler (I. Chisty), Aristocratic (Jethu) 1-18.5, 1000/1-5, 800/52, 600/40. Former made up two lengths on the outside and finished level with plenty on hand. Star Crusader (Pereira) 1-25, 600/43. Easy. Juventus (Kamlesh) 1-24.5, 600/41. Moved freely. Deep Purple (Pereira), Strauss (I. Chisty) 1-21, 1000/1-8, 600/39.5. They moved neck and neck freely. Golden Symbol (app), Twilight Fantasy (Shailesh) 1-24, 600/42. They moved freely. Saint Vincent (Zervan) 1-24, 600/42. Pressed.
1400m: Antonios (Kamlesh) 1-34, 1200/1-20, 1000/1-6.5, 800/52.5, 600/40. Retains form. Autonomy (rb) 1-41, 600/45. Easy.
Gate practice — sand track:
1000m: Desert Dynamite (Shammi) 1-9, 600/40. Moved well. Luis Figo (Parmar) 1-12, 800/56, 600/41.5. Easy.
Mock race — Aug.30 (race track):
1200m: Native Knight (Stephane), Little Warrior (I. Shaikh), Corfu (M. Narredu), Francis Of Assisi (Kharadi), Mickey Mantle (N. Jodha), Rommel (Parmar), Rajasthan Royals (C.S. Jodha), Noble Sardar (D.A. Naik), Black Rainbow (F. Irani), Desert Safari (C. Rajendra) and Untouched (V. Jodha) 1-13, 600/36. Sh, Dist, Nk. Native Knight came well from behind and won the race by a short head.
Second mock race:
1200m: Track Thunder (Aadesh), Desert Queen (Baria), River Route (D.K. Ashish), Shakin Stevens (Dashrath), Arabian Empire (Shailesh), Silver Tern (Tograllu), River Pride (Shelar), Salvador Dali (D.S. Rathore), Wings Of Angels (Kharadi), Binee (Shammi) and Es Sider (S. Sunil) 1-13, 600/36. Nk, 7, 2. First and second named were impressive.