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My Opinion wins South India St. Leger

B. Suresh trained My Opinion (Akshay Kumar astride), won the South India St. Leger (2,800m), the last Classic of the season here on Saturday (Feb 16). The winner is the property of M.A.M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust.

My Opinion, who was racing last in the three-horse field, made his move in the straight and took command at the last 200m and went clear. Akshay Kumar rode a well-judged race.

1. FEBRUARY PLATE (1,000m), rated up to 25: GREEN GROVE (Umesh) 1, Cabernet (Azfar Syeed) 2, Prince Of Pegasus (Farhan) 3 and Atacama (M. Bhaskar) 4. 1-1/2, 1 and 1/2. 1m, 1.06s. ₹14 (w), 7, 14 and 18 (p), SHP: 98, FP; 28, Q: 40, Tla: 6,643. Favourite: Lady Ameera. Owner: Mr. B. Vijay. Trainer: Uthaiah.

2. PHAR LAP PLATE (1,400m), rated 20 to 45: BAMBINO (Indrajeet Kumar) 1, Georgia (A. Imran) 2, Say My Name (Brisson) 3 and Priority Umesh) 4. Lnk, 2-1/2 and 3/4. 1m, 26.68s. ₹113 (w), 6, 5 and 5 (p), SHP: 24, FP: 726, Q: 223, Tla: 759. Favourite: Say My Name. Owners: Dr. Miss Asha Bhat & Mr. G. Narendra Babu. Trainer: Saddam Iqbal.

3. FIRE HAVEN PLATE (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): TOWNS END (Md. Ashif Khan) 1, Three Of A Kind (Yash) 2, Priceless Ruler (A. Imran) 3 and Dance Of Waves (Nazerul) 4. Not run: Cape Cod. 1-3/4, 4-3/4 and 1. 1m, 12.84s. ₹56 (w), 19, 13 and 6 (p), SHP: 48, FP: 287, Q: 651, Tla: 940. Favourite: Priceless Ruler. Owner: M/s. Sans Craintes Stud Farm Pvt.Ltd. Trainer: Mandanna.

4. QUEEN ELIZABETH COMMEMORATION CUP (1,400m), 3-y-o only (Terms): BREAKING BOUNDS (Akshay Kumar) 1, Royal Rules (Nazerul) 2, Butterfly (Trevor) 3 and Shadow Of Love (Umesh) 4. 2, 2 and 4. 1m, 24.73s. ₹6 (w), 6, 31 and 6 (p), SHP: 25, FP: 146, Q: 107, Tla: 275. Favourite: Breaking Bound. Owners: Mr. A. Velliyan & Dr. Jawahar Palaniappan. Trainer: B. Suresh.

5. SOUTH INDIA ST. LEGER (2,800m), 4-y-o & above (Terms): MY OPINIOIN (Dialed In - Love Me Good) Akshay Kumar 1. PSYCHIC FORCE (Multidimensional - Psychic Light) P.S. Chouhan 2 and GARRISON (Phoenix Tower - Gobelin) Trevor 3. 3-1/4 and 3. 3m, 2.63s. ₹11 (win only), SHP: 5, FP: 7. Favourite: Psychic Force. Owner: M.A.M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust. Trainer: B. Suresh.

6. G. KASTURI MEMORIAL TROPHY (1,000m), rated 40 to 65: ROYAL PRESTIGE (A. Imran) 1, Song Of Glory (Nazerul) 2, Phoebe Buffay (Farhan) 3 and Oxygen (Azfar Syeed) 4. 4, 1 and 1. 59. 17s. ₹17 (w), 10, 8 amd 62 (p), SHP: 31, FP: 86, Q: 42, Tla: 1,319. Favourite: Royal Protocal. Owners: Mr. V. Sathish Kumar, Mr. C.R. Balakumar & Mrs. Nazia Khan. Trainer: Fahad Khan.

7. ZENYATTA PLATE (1,200m), rated 20 to 45: SENTOSA (Trevor) 1, Parrys Glory (Md. Asif Khan) 2, Menander (P. Ajeeth Kumar) 3 and Star Glitter (Nazerul) 4. 1, 1-1/2 and nose. 1m, 12.40s. ₹7 (w), 7, 15 and 11 (p), SHP: 12, FP: 24, Q: 20, Tla: 85. Favourite: Sentosa. Owners: Mr. V. Sathish Kumar, Mr. C.R. Balakumar & Mr. K. Vittal. Trainer: A. Malick.

Jackpot: ₹1,48,063 (C/o), Runner up: 63,456 (one tkt), Mini Jackpot: 10,271 (five tkts), Treble (i): 23,083 (two tkts), (ii): 135 (465 tkts).

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