Races

Alexei, Giant Star and Mystic Bay catch the eye

Alexei, Giant Star and Mystic Bay caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Monday (Jan.20) morning.

Inner sand.

600m: Gdansk (J.Chinoy) 38.5. Pushed. Gilt Edge (Zameer), Ecclat (rb) 40. Former was two lengths better. Awesome One (Kamble) 37.5. Good.

800m: Giant Star (Kamble), Odessa (Peter) 50, 600/38. Former strode out well and finished a distance ahead. Naxos (J.Chinoy) 54.5, 600/40. Pushed. Thea’s Castle (Kaviraj) 56, 600/41.5. Easy. Crosswinds (Zameer), Shes The Queen (A.Gaikwad) 55, 600/41. Pair level. Monk (Nicky Mackay) 55, 600/40.5. Easy. Mystic Bay (Kamble), Gallant Star (Peter) 49, 600/36.5. Former beat the latter by a distance. Cellini (Ayyar) 57, 600/42.5. Easy.

1000m: Whydah (Merchant) 1-7, 800/53, 600/39.5. Moved well. Questionable (Nazil) 1-6.5, 800/51.5, 600/38.5. Moved fluently. Take It Easy (Nazil) 1-9, 600/41.5. Moved freely. Fencing (Baria) 1-9, 600/42. Easy. Resolute (Kamble), Galloping Star (Peter) 1-6, 800/51.5, 600/38. Former finished well clear. Tasawwur (Santosh), Thunder Clap (Nirmal) 1-10, 600/42. Former made up four lengths and finished level.

1200m: Sultan Suleiman (David Egan) 1-22, 1000/1-8, 800/54, 600/40. Worked well. Benghazi (Kharadi), Exotique (Roche) 1-25, 600/40. Pair level. Mzilikazi (Roche), Copper Queen (Parmar) 1-26, 600/42. Pair easy. Martini (Kharadi), Smasher (rb) 1-26, 600/42. Former ended five lengths in front.

1400m: Alexei (Parmar), Kennedy (Kharadi) 1-37, 1200/1-22, 1000/1-7, 800/53, 600/40. Former started four lengths behind and easily finished six lengths ahead. Former in good shape.

1800m: Wizard Of Stocks (Roche), Eagleinthesky (Parmar) 2-6, 1600/1-51, 1400/1-37, 1200/1-22.5, 1000/1-9, 800/55, 600/41. Former started four lengths behind and was slightly urged to end level.

Race track.

600m: Zarriya (Kaviraj), Thea’s Pet (Aniket) 40. Pair level. Le Mans (Nathan Evans), Splashing (Mahesh) 36. Both moved neck and neck freely. Zenith (D.A.Naik) 34. Moved well.

800m: La Peregrina (Kaviraj) 54, 600/38. Urged.

1000m: Corporate Jungle/Supernova (J.Chinoy), Ustad Pedro (Aniket) 1-7, 800/52, 600/37. They were urged and ended level. Itish Eyes (Nazil) 1-4, 800/49, 600/34. Pressed. Macau (Pranil), Spring Grove (rb) 1-5, 600/35. Pair moved level freely. Sandman (Nathan Evans) 1-2, 800/48, 600/34. Responded well. Van Dyke (Kadam) 1-8, 800/53.5, 600/38.5. Moved well. About The Cloud (Malam), Gracida (Santosh) 1-6, 800/51.5, 600/36.5. Former better. Moon River (Roche), Tiberius (Kaviraj) and Parisian (rb) 1-4, 600/35. Trio moved level freely. Texas Gold (A.Prakash), Soldier Of Fortune (Nazil) 1-2.5, 800/49.5, 600/36. Former finished a distance ahead.

1200m: Valegro (Parmar) 1-18, 1000/1-4, 600/36. Pleased.

Noted on January 19.

Inner sand.

800m: Peerless (rb) 52, 600/38.5. Moved well. Dazzling star (Peter) 52, 600/38. Urged. Allegria (Bhawani) 56, 600/42. Easy. Paolita (Shubham), Brianna (rb) 55.5, 600/41. Former superior.

1000m: Star For You (Kadam), Allauddin Khilji (rb) 1-8, 800/53, 600/40. They moved level freely. Rogue One (Kaviraj) 1-10, 600/41.5. Urged. Arrecife (Bhawani) 1-10.5, 600/42. Easy.

1400m: Momentum (rb) 1-39, 1000/1-9.5, 600/42.5. Moved freely.

Mock race noted on January 18.

Race track.

2000m: Northern Alliance (Yash), Ithaca (Zervan) and Goshawk (D.A.Naik) 2-4, 600/38. Won by: 2, 6. Northern Alliance easily came from third position to win the race.

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