Mumbai: Successor and Bella impressed when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning (March 31).
800m: Veera Wang (C. S. Jodha), Mysterious Heights (N. Rawal) 54, 600/41. Former ended two lengths in front. Lilac Time (Pereira), Rags To Riches (Shelar) 54.5, 600/40. They were pushed and ended level. Successor (Merchant) 50, 600/37. In good shape. Onus Probandi (Baandal) 50, 600/38. Pressed. Beau Jolais (Agarwal) 51, 600/38. Urged.
1,000m: Blue Mountain (K. Kadam) 1-10, 600/43. Moved freely.
1,200m: Bella (Neeraj), Nora (Hamir) 1-19, 1,000/1-4, 800/50, 600/37. Former was well in hand. Latter started three lengths behind and was urged to end half a length behind.
600m: Midnight Club (rb) 41. Easy.
800m: Amberley (C. S. Jodha) 51, 600/39. Moved freely.
1,000m: Classic (Neeraj), Belligerent (Pereira) 1-8.5, 800/53.5, 600/40. They finished level freely.
1,200m: Silver Tern (C. S. Jodha) 1-22, 1,000/1-7, 600/41.5. Moved well.
600m: Khoobsurat (N. Jodha) 39.5. Easy.
1,000m: Oyster Princess (D. K. Ashish), Great Heart (Shelar) 1-2, 800/49, 600/35. Former moved well while the latter was urged to end level. Golden Kingdom (S. N. Chavan), Van De Graff (Baandal) 1-2, 600/36. Former finished four lengths ahead. Red Chili (Belose), Everybody Counts (Neeraj) 1-5, 800/49.5, 600/35.5. Both were pushed.
Gate practice (Inner sand):
1,000m: Secret Pilgrim (Pereira), Shanghai Gal (rb), Star Crusader (Neeraj) and Adallia (Hamir) 1-7, 800/53.5, 600/41. They jumped out well and finished in close order.
Mock race (Race track) — March 30:
1,200m: Fire Within (S. Chinoy), Whiskey Bandit (N. Jodha), Ming (Aadesh), Uruj (Zameer), Up North (C. S. Jodha), Polar Glow (Baandal), Ratnavali (Tograllu), Temptation (Pereira), Black Partridge (Belose) and Gift Of Grace (T. S. Jodha) 1-13, 600/37.5. Fire Within, who was running third or fourth till the bend, easily covered the ground and won comfortably. Temptation was slowly off.