Mumbai: Tromos and Strauss caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning (March 23).
600m: Balthazaar (Srinath) 39. Moved freely. Geronimo (Baria) 39. Moved well. Strike It Rich (rb) 41.5. Easy. Sparkling Spirit (rb) (1,200-600) 39.5. Moved freely.
800m: Rococo (rb) 52, 600/39. Moved freely. Young Offender (C.Rajendra) 52.5, 600/39. Slightly urged. Golden Kingdom (H.G.Rathod), Fire Within (rb) 50, 600/38.5. Former finished six lengths ahead. Red Cloud (S.Kamble), Rosy Cheeks (rb) 52, 600/39. Former ended five lengths in front.
1,000m: Blue Jay (app), Floods Of Fortune (rb) 1-10.5, 600/42. Pair easy. Chandelier (H.G.Rathod) 1-12, 600/43. Easy. Weizhou (Srinath), Major Roberts (Nilesh) 1-6, 800/50.5, 600/38.5. Former finished five lengths ahead. Star Crowned (McCullagh) 1-6, 600/39. Moved attractively.
1,200m: Adriana (Parmar), Alize (Zervan) 1-23, 600/43. Former ended four lengths in front. Belgrade Belle (rb), Our Fortune (M.R.Singh) 1-26, 600/42.5. Former better.
1,400m: Highland Glory (Jethu) 1-38, 800/55, 600/41. Moved fluently.
1,600m: Veera Wang (McCullagh) 1-52, 1,400/1-37, 800/54.5, 600/41.5. Moved well.
600m: Enceladus (rb) 40.5. Easy. Chieftain (Zervan) 39. Good.
800m: Encouragement (S.N.Chavan), Uruj (Hanumant) 52, 600/39. They were urged and finished level. Monopoly (rb), Kiss Away (rb) 52.5, 600/39. Former ended four lengths in front. Taanush (S.N.Chavan) 55, 600/41. Easy. Mysterious Heights (rb) (1,400-600) 54. Moved freely.
1,000m: Autonomy (rb), Theodoros (rb) 1-12, 800/56.5, 600/41.5. Both easy. Elmwood (rb) 1-10.5, 600/42. Easy.
1,400m: Chak De (rb) 1-37, 600/42. Urged.
1,000m: Rajasthan Royals (Srinath), Divine Majesty (Dashrath) 1-3, 800/48, 600/35.5. Former was two lengths better.
1,200m: Deep Purple (Srinath), Blue Vision (Hamir) 1-22, 1,000/1-6, 800/52, 600/37. They moved level freely. Tromos (Srinath), River Glory (Daniel Grant) 1-19.5, 1,000/1-4, 800/50, 600/35. Former who is in good shape easily finished three lengths ahead. Latter was pushed. Note former. Barbara (H.G.Rathod), Glorious Miss (rb) 1-20, 1,000/1-5, 600/36. Both were pushed and former ended four lengths in front.
1,800m: Maseeha (N.Alam), Headlight (S.Nayak) 2-00, 1,000/1-2, 800/49, 600/35.5. Former finished three lengths ahead. Latter joined at 1,000m.
Gate practice (Inner sand):
1,000m: American Idol (Neeraj), Hi Dolly (rb) 1-5, 600/39.5. They were pushed and finished level. Pound Foolish (N.Alam), Gerrard (V.Walkar) 1-8, 800/53.5, 600/40. Former superior. Desert Dynamite (Shammi) 1-6.5, 600/40. Pressed. Valid Surroundings (Rupesh), a chestnut colt (Major Impact-Red Alert) (D.S.Rathore) and Sauvemente (rb) 1-6, 600/40.5. First named finished five lengths ahead of the second named who further finished four lengths ahead of the last named. Solar Angel (Kotwal), San Rafael (I.Chisty) and The First Lady (rb) 1-6.5, 600/40. First named was the pick. Dhrupad (rb), Irish Coffee (F.Irani) 1-10, 600/44.5. Pair level. Aston Martin (N.Alam), Brief Encounter (V.Walkar) and Vence (Tograllu) 1-10.5, 600/41.5. They were easy. Strauss (Neeraj), Belligerent (N.Jodha) 1-5.5, 800/51.5, 600/39. Former moved well and they finished level. Former to note.
Mock race (Race track) — March 22:
1,400m: Bruckner (M.Narredu), Master Craft (Biramne), Cambiasso (McCullagh), Strathendrick (S.N.Chavan), Blades Of Glory (Dashrath), Vincero (Neeraj), Enlightenment (Shelar) and Passion In The Park (I.Shaikh) 1-25, 600/37. 3, 1, nk. Bruckner who was racing fourth or fifth was urged in the last part to win. Cambiasso who was hard held throughout came from fifth or sixth position to finish third.