SPORT

Horse : Avec Plaisir excels

Mumbai: Avec Plaisir excelled when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning. (Jan. 8).

Inner sand:

400m: Echoes Of Light (Neeraj) 25. Urged.

600m: Balance De Power (S. Fargeat) 39. Moved well.

800m: Hazelhead (rb) 54.5, 600/41.5. Moved freely. Impressive Wish (S. Fargeat), River Tern (Rathore) 52.5, 600/38. Former finished well clear. Solid Black (Baandal), Full Faith (rb) 56, 600/40.5. They were urged. Bionic Angel (rb), Lagganmore (rb) 55.5, 600/40. Both were level. Paris Hilton (P. S. Chouhan) 51, 600/38. Moved well. Accurize (Hamir), Sioux Chief (Pereira) 57, 600/41.5. Former better. Almandine (Belose) 57, 600/42.5. Easy.

1,000m: Star Presentation (Donoghue) 1-11, 600/42.5. Shaped well. Can Can (T. S. Jodha), Czech (rb) 1-8, 800/52, 600/39. Former strode out well and finished five lengths ahead.

1,200m: Maybach (Neeraj) 1-26, 600/42.5. Good. Flaming Ace (M. R. Singh) 1-27, 800/56.5, 600/43. Easy. Englehart (S. Nayak), Amberogio (H. G. Rathod) 1-28, 800/57.5, 600/42.5. Former superior. Real Dream (Rupesh), Gracias Senorita (D. K. Ashish) 1-25.5, 800/55.5, 600/41.5. Former finished five lengths ahead.

Outer sand:

400m: Red Romeo (Jethu), Sea Storm (Merchant) 26. Former in good shape.

800m: Vijayi Bhava (Baandal) 48, 600/35.5. Moved well. Avec Plaisir (H. G. Rathod) 46.5, 600/35. Moved attractively. Solar Star (rb), Chique (rb) 55, 600/41. Both were easy. St Moritz (rb) 52, 600/39.5. Stretched.

1,200m: Fantasy Lake (Jethu) 1-27, 800/55.5, 600/41. Moved freely. Crown Princess (K. Kadam), Phenomenale (Kharadi) 1-23.5, 600/39.5. They moved level freely. Fiddlers Ferry (M. Narredu) 1-19.5, 600/38.5. Moved well.

1,400m: Psychic Strength (Belose) 1-36, 600/40.5. Moved fluently. Lil Miss Sunshine (C. Rajendra) 1-40, 600/41.5. Good.