Pune: Gruezi and Schubert excelled when the horses were exercised here on Thursday (Aug. 31).
600m: Home To Home (Belose), Everyonesinvited (Dashrath) 38. Former ended two lengths in front. Silver Queen (I. Shaikh) 41. Easy. Live Legend (S. M. Johnson) 43.5. Pure For Sure (rb) 38. Moved freely. Sam Aldo (rb) 41.5. Pushed. Great Giver (Raju Singh) 37.5. Pressed. Totalitarian (Neeraj) 40. Hazelhead (Kharadi) 42. Easy.
800m: Shyboy (T. S. Jodha) 52, 600/38. Moved well. Acceptance (M. Narredu), Warrior Spirit (C. S. Jodha) 53, 600/39.5. They moved level freely. Mantovani (Mansoor), Honeyday (T. S. Jodha) 51, 600/38. They finished level. Strawberry Fields (P. S. Chouhan) 51, 600/38. Stretched. Pampered Princess (Belose), Battery (Dasrath) 51.5, 600/37.5. Former finished three lengths ahead. Landlord (Rupesh) 54, 600/40.5. Moved freely. Sonic Boom (C. Rajendra) 54, 600/40.5. Gruezi (Neeraj) 50.5, 600/36.5. Moved attractively. Petronella (Jehangir), Victor (Rupesh) 58, 600/43.5. Pair level. King's Best (T. Mahesh) 55, 600/41.5. Easy. Powerthrust (P. S. Chouhan) 52.5, 600/39.5. Moved fluently. Zephyrella (Shailesh) 57, 600/42.5. Salaazar (Kamlesh) 54, 600/39.5. Good. Dream Destiny (M. Narredu), Siebel (Ruzaan) 53.5, 600/39. Both were level and easy. Thundering Hero (Mansoor), Noble Replica (C. Rajendra) 53, 600/40. Both were level. Barbados Skies (Shelar) 53.5, 600/40. Moved well. Convenience (T. Mahesh) 53, 600/39. Queen's Special (Dashrath), Haifa Victory (Belose) 54, 600/40. Former ended three lengths in front. Magnifica (C. Rajendra) 53.5, 600/40. Handy. Mahal (Merchant) 52, 600/39.5. Slightly urged. Asian Express (Pradeep) 55, 600/40.
1,000m: Shambaala (Neeraj), Endless Stride (N. Jodha) 1-7, 600/39. They moved neck and neck freely. Wotan (M. Narredu), Rockefeller (Ruzaan) 1-9, 800/53.5, 600/39.5. Almandine (Mansoor), Jalapeno (C. Rajendra) 1-7, 600/39.5. Former who started two lengths behind was urged to end level. Latter was easy. Flo Nightingale (rb), Fiddlers Ferry (T. S. Jodha) 1-9, 600/43. Former impressed. Goodness Gracious (Shelar) 1-8, 800/52.5, 600/39.5. Urged in the last part.
1,200m: Rising Warrior (I. Shaikh) 1-28, 600/44.5. Easy. Fantastic Knight (Jehangir) 1-26, 600/43.5. Moved freely. Star Of The Season (S. N. Chavan) 1-23, 1,000/1-8, 600/42. Retains form. Priapus (M. Narredu), Rosenkavalier (Rupesh) 1-27, 1,000/1-10, 800/54, 600/39.5. Former made up four lengths and finished level.
1,400m: Royal Panache (Neeraj) 1-41, 600/43. Moved freely.
Gate practice (Sand track):
1,000m: Lady Hamilton (Rupesh) 1-7.5, 800/52.5, 600/40. Jumped out well. Schubert (Kamlesh), Spinoza (M. Narredu) 1-6.5, 800/51, 600/38.5. They took a good jump . Innovator (C. Rajendra) 1-9.5, 600/43. Good. Sarkar (rb), Sirius Black (Bhadke) 1-14, 800/56.5, 600/40.5. They were easy. Perfect Attraction (Baria), Elucidate (Mansoor) and Champions League (Aadesh) 1-7.5, 800/52, 600/40. Perfect Attraction jumped out well and finished five lengths ahead.
KOLKATA: Owing to paucity of acceptors, the Stewards of the Royal Calcutta Turf Club, have decided to cancel the ninth day of the Calcutta Monsoon Meeting, scheduled to be held on Saturday (Sept. 2).
The Calcutta Fillies Trial Stakes which was to be run on that day has been postponed to Saturday (Sept. 9).