Races

Sporting Smile primed for an encore

Sporting Smile, who is in fine nick, may score again in the Alcock Arabian Million (1,400m), the chief event of the races to be held here on Monday (Feb. 18).

1. DELHI RACE CLUB CUP (1,200m), 3-y-o only (Terms), 1-45 p.m.: 1. Pontinus Pilate (6) P. Trevor 55.5, 2. Versallies (5) Kiran Naidu 54, 3. Troubadour (7) Kunal Bunde 51.5, 4. Ayur Shakti (2) Kuldeep Singh 50, 5. Blickfang (3) Md. Ismail 50, 6. Her Legacy (4) N. Rawal 50, 7. Most Wanted (8) Nakhat Singh 50 and 8. Zip Zip Zip (1) Akshay Kumar 50.

1. VERSALLIES, 2. PONTINUS PILATE, 3. ZIP ZIP ZIP

2. KALESHWARAM CUP (Div. I), (1,400m), 4-y-o & over, rated 26 to 46 (Cat. III), 2-15: 1. Guiding Force (3) N. Rawal 60, 2. Alta Vita (2) R.S. Jodha 59.5, 3. Vijay’s Empress (7) Gaurav Singh 59.5, 4. Mahathi (9) A.A. Vikrant 58, 5. Vashishta (6) Deepak Singh 57, 6. Darshish (4) Akshay Kumar 56, 7. Tiger Of The Sea (10) Surya Prakash 56, 8. My Windfall (8) Md. Ismail 54.5, 9. Royal Avenger (1) B.R. Kumar 53 and 10 Royal Dancer (5) Kuldeep Singh 51.

1. DARSHISH, 2. GUIDING FORCE, 3. VASHISHTA

3. BALLERINA STAR PLATE (2,000m), 4-y-o & over, rated upto 30 (Cat. III), 2-45: 1. Brave Warrior (2) Koushik 60, 2. Nazariya (7) P. Trevor 60, 3. Recumbentibus (10) Kuldeep Singh 60, 4. Halo’s Princess (8) Ashhad Asbar 59.5, 5. Golden Xanthus (6) Sai Kumar 58, 6. Samba (9) B.R. Kumar 57.5, 7. Dhool Ka Phool (5) Deepak Singh 57, 8. Vijay’s Harmony (4) Aneel 56.5, 9. Actually (3) Akshay Kumar 54, 10. Kohinoor Legend (—) (—) 54 and 11. Turf Emperor (1) Gopal Singh 52.5.

1. ACTUALLY, 2. SAMBA, 3. NAZARIYA

4. KALESHWARAM CUP (Div. II), (1,400m), 4-y-o & over, rated 26 to 46 (Cat. III), 3-15: 1. Princess Of Dreams (9) A.A. Vikrant 60, 2. Supurinto (3) Gopal Singh 59.5, 3. Platinum Claasz (7) Deepak Singh 57.5, 4. Dandy Man (6) Akshay Kumar 57, 5. Indian Aristocrat (4) B.R. Kumar 56.5, 6. Soul Empress (5) Kuldeep Singh 56, 7. Withrosemakeup (2) Neeraj 55, 8. Handsome Duo (8) Ashhad Asbar 54.5 and 9. Moka (1) P. Trevor 51.

1. SOUL EMPRESS, 2. DANDY MAN, 3. HANDSOME DUO

5. RED KNIGHT PLATE (1,200m), 4-y-o & over, rated 42 to 62 (Cat. II), 3-45: 1. Long Range (5) Akshay Kumar 60, 2. Digger (8) Rafique Sk. 59, 3. New State (10) Kuldeep Singh 58, 4. Shandaar (2) Md. Ismail 57, 5. Classy Guy (6) Nakhat Singh 56, 6. Palsy Walsy (1) Rohit Kumar 56, 7. Excellent Hope (11) Neeraj 55.5, 8. One One One (3) Koushik 55, 9. Honest Hunter (9) Ashhad Asbar 53.5, 10. Takisha (7) Gopal Singh 53.5, 11. Crimson Fire (4) G. Naresh 52.5, and 12. Natasha (12) Jitendra Singh 52.5.

1. ONE ONE ONE, 2. LONG RANGE, 3. EXCELLENT HOPE

6. ALCOCK ARABIAN MILLION (1,400m), 3-y-o only (Terms), 4-15: 1. Blazer (3) P. Trevor 56, 2. Sporting Smile (2) Kuldeep Singh 54.5, 3. Francis Bacon (4) Neeraj 52, 4. Artistryy (1) Akshay Kumar 50.5 and 5. Royal Ruby (5) Nakhat Singh 50.5.

1. SPORTING SMILE, 2. BLAZER

7. KING’S CROWN PLATE (1,200m), 4-y-o & over, rated 26 to 46 (Cat. III), 4-45: 1. Snow Castle (8) Aeel 60, 2. Khan Sahib (11) Md. Ismail 59.5, 3. Reach The Heights (12) Kunal Bunde 58, 4. Southern Meteor (4) Gaurav Singh 55.5, 5. Tokyo Jam (10) Akshay Kumar 55.5, 6. Top Sprint (1) Sai Kumar 55, 7. Vega Cassandra (9) Nakhat Singh 55, 8. Composure (13) C.P. Bopanna 54, 9. Yogya (5) Deepak Singh 54, 10. Secretary (6) Kuldeep Singh 53.5, 11. Super Act (2) A.A. Vikrant 53.5, 12. Invasion (7) Surya Prakash 52.5, 13. Razor World (14) N. Rawal 52.5 and 14. Sefarina (3) B.R. Kumar 52.5.

1. TOKYO JAM, 2. VEGA CASSANDRA, 3. SECRETARY

Day’s best: DARSHISH

Double: VERSALLIES — SPORTING SMILE

Jkt: 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7; Tr (1): 2, 3 & 4; (ii): 5, 6 & 7; Tla: all races.

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