BANGALORE: Flashing Star, Ministrel Heights and Southern Empire excelled when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning (Dec. 31).
Outer sand: 800m: Craigielaw (Imran Khan) 58, 600/44. In fine condition. Tamoses (rb) 1-0, 600/46. Easy. Linette (Appu), Earl's Court (Srinath) 58.5, 600/44.5. They moved well. Jazz Dancer (P. Ramesh) 57.5, 600/44. Moved attractively. Rain God (rb) 1-0.5, 600/47. Moved on the bit. Sunlaa (Vivek) 59.5, 600/45.5. Strode out well. Simply Famous (Srinath), a 2-y-o (Local Talent-Roman Vision) (rb) 1-0.5, 600/47. Over Power (Shahbuddin) 59, 600/47. Easy. Thursday Nite (Khalander) 1-0, 600/47. Easy. Ace Of The Race (rb), Charing Cross (Gallagher) 57.5, 600/44.5. They moved impressively. Flemenco Star (Khalander), Liela (Gallagher) 1-0, 600/46. Former moved better.
1,000m: Steelium (Vivek) 1-14, 800/56.5, 600/45. Strode out well. Fearless Princess (rb) 1-12, 800/56.5, 600/44. Moved fluently.
1,200m: Sparklette (P. Ramesh), Full Steele (rb) 1-28.5, 1,000/1-14.5, 800/59, 600/46.5. They worked well. Princely Venture (rb) 1-28, 1,000/1-14, 800/59, 600/46.5. Strode out well. Anorada (B. Paswan), Aspen Bay (rb) 1-32, 1,000/1-15.5, 800/1-0, 600/46.5. They moved on the bit.
1,400m: Smart N Unique (D. Patel), Flashy Wings (B. Prakash) 1-43, 1,200/1-28.5, 1,000/1-14, 800/58, 600/47. They moved freely. Star Distinction (D. Patel), Southern Empire (B. Prakash) 1-43, 1,200/1-26.5, 1,000/1-11.5, 800/56, 600/43. They pleased, while the latter started four lengths behind and finished level. Ministrel Heights (B. Prakash), Polar Force (D. Patel) 1-40, 1,200/1-25, 1,000/1-11, 800/56.5, 600/44. Former started four lengths behind and finished two lengths in front impressively.
1,600m: Flashing Star (B. Prakash), Forever Elegance (D. Patel) 1-54, 1,400/1-38, 1,200/1-24, 1,000/1-10, 800/55.5, 600/43.5. They impressed, while the former was five lengths behind at the start and finished level. Rising Fame (D. Patel), Star Luminary (B. Prakash) 1-59.5, 1,400/1-42.5, 1,200/1-27.5, 1,000/1-13.5, 800/58.5, 600/45.5. Former started eight lengths behind and finished level under pressure, while the latter moved fluently.
Mock race - Dec. 30: 1,200m: Mani At Eighty (Srinath), Bons Amis (R. Marshall), Faustino (Mrs. Silva), New Pastures (Shukla), Golden Edge (Tauseef), Vogue (Qureshi), Power Of Gold (Vivek) 1m 17.4s. Mani At Eighty and Bons Amis were the pick, while Vogue and Power Of Gold were planted at the gates.