Races

Saving Grace lives up to its billing

Mr. Aditya P. Thackersey’s Saving Grace (A. Imran Khan up) won the Field Marshall SHFJ Manekshaw Trophy, the main event of the races held here on Thursday (May 16). B. Suresh trains the winner.

1. GUINDY PLATE (1,500m), rated upto 25: SWISS AGATTA (Umesh) 1, Helleborus (A. Imran) 2, Rare Rock (G. Naresh) 3 and Hocus Pocus (Kunal Bunde) 4. 2-3/4, 8 and 3-1/2. 1m, 36.72s. ₹5 (w), 18, 7 and 21 (p), SHP: 20, FP: 24, Q: 8, Tla: 92. Favourite: Swiss Agatta. Owners: M/s. Sshaawn Horses & Sports Pvt. Ltd. Trainer: C. Marshall.

2. MASINAGUDI PLATE (1,600m), rated 20 to 45: BRILLIANT SCRIPT (A. Imran) 1, Say My Name (Ashhad Asbar) 2, Catalyst (Azfar Syeed) 3 and Dominant (Umesh) 4. 3/4, 9 and 1-3/4. 1m, 42.60s. ₹12 (w), 7, 6 and 8 (p), SHP: 16, FP: 48, Q: 24, Tla: 347. Favourite: Dominant. Owner: Miss Yashasvi D. Galvankar. Trainer: P. Krishna.

3. OASIS STAR PLATE (1,400m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): BLISSFUL ROSE (Brisson) 1, Striking Distance (Umesh) 2, Lady Ascot (Nakhat Singh) 3 and Nagada (P. Sai Kumar) 4. 1, 2-1/2 and 3-3/4. 1m, 28.82s. ₹97 (w), 27, 7 and 7 (p), SHP: 34, FP: 543, Q: 194, Tla: 2,986. Favourite: Nagada. Owner: Mrs. Jiby Joji. Trainer: Sebastian.

4. FIELD MARSHALL SHFJ MANEKSHAW TROPHY (1,200m), rated 80 & above: SAVING GRACE (A. Imran) 1, Star Twist (Nakhat Singh) 2, Fast Car (P. Sai Kumar) 3 and Drei Bruder (Umesh) 4. Not run: Good Fortune and Excelerate. 1-1/2, 2-1/2 and 1/2. 1m, 13.64s. ₹8 (w), 6 and 10 (p), SHP: 15, FP: 41, Q: 16, Tla: 61. Favourite: Saving Grace. Owner: Mr. Aditya P. Thackersey. Trainer: B. Suresh.

5. BOAT HOUSE PLATE (1,200m), rated 20 to 45: KINGS SHOW (Umesh) 1, Perfect Support (Ayaz Khan) 2, Fantastic Hit (Ajeeth Kumar) 3 and Fatboyslim (P. Sai Kumar) 4. 4-1/4, hd and shd. 1m, 15.31s. ₹10 (w), 8, 12 and 18 (p), SHP: 51, FP: 74, Q: 48, Tla; 575. Favourite: Kings Show. Owner: Mr. K.K. Belliappa. Trainer: Mandanna.

6. CATHERINE FALLS PLATE (1,400m), rated 40 to 65: BRING IT ON (Ashhad Asbar) 1, Absolute Authority (Umesh) 2, Fort St. George (P. Sai Kumar) 3 and Royal Symphony (G. Naresh) 4. 2-1/2, 1-1/2 and 3-1/4. 1m, 28.84s. ₹20 (w), 5, 5 and 5 (p), SHP: 13, FP: 53, Q: 39, Tla; 293. Favourite: Absolute Authority. Owners: Dr. Miss Asha Bhat, Mrs. Anita Iqbal & Mr. A. Ganesan. Trainer: Saddam Iqbal.

Jackpot: ₹10,432 (eight tkts.), Runner-up: 852 (42 tkts.), Mini Jackpot: 3,126 (14 tkts.), Treble (i): 877 (27 tkts.), (ii): 51 (1,198 tkts.)

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