SPORT

Horse : Southern Empire and Royal Falcon excel



BANGALORE: Southern Empire, Royal Falcon, Precede and Alvinia excelled when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning (March 18).

Inner sand: 800m: Okinawa (P. Ramesh) 52, 600/40. Moved well.

1,400m: Alpha Star (Srinath) 1-35, 600/38.5. Worked well.

Outer sand: 800m: Craigielaw (Srinath) 57, 600/45. In fine trim. Senna (rb) 1-1, 600/47. Easy. Indian Ocean (Shahbuddin), Apollo Crown (rb) 56.5, 600/44. Former impressed. Gearup Baby (rb), Artic Princess (rb) 56, 600/44. Former moved impressively and finished four lengths in front. Mazeppa (P. Ramesh) 1-0, 600/47. Moved freely. Initiation (rb) 58.5, 600/45. Moved on the bit. Laguna Blue (Tauseef) 1-1, 600/48. Admiral Star (rb) 59, 600/45.5. Extended. Time To Celebrate (Shakti) 57, 600/45. Moved attractively. Mint Royal (Gnaneshwar) 57.5, 600/44. Moved well. Born Purple (rb) 1-1, 600/48.5. Beyond Limits (rb) 59, 600/46.

1,000m: Moon Forest (B. Prakash), Royal Recreation (D. Patel) 1-12.5, 800/57, 600/44.5. They are in fine trim. Chilly Wind (Vivek) 1-12, 800/57, 600/45. In fine condition. Sharp N Smart (I. Chisty) 1-14, 800/58, 600/46. Strode out well. Cartouche (N. M. Khan), Mister Trooper (Warren) 1-15, 800/58, 600/45.5. They finished together. Bons Amis (Tauseef), Indian Fame (rb) 1-15.5, 800/59.5, 600/46. They moved well. Vishnupriya (Tauseef), Cellisima (rb) 1-15, 800/59, 600/46. A fit pair.

1,200m: Ruben Star (S. Babu), Black Charmer (rb) 1-30, 1,000/1-15.5, 800/1-0.5, 600/47. They moved freely. Pat On The Back (rb), Mystic Heights (rb) 1-28.5, 1,000/1-14.5, 800/57.5, 600/44. Former finished four lengths ahead. Flashy Wings (B. Prakash), Minstrel Girl (D. Patel) 1-29, 1,000/1-14, 800/57.5, 600/44.5. They pleased. Go For Gold (I. Chisty) 1-29.5, 1,000/1-14.5, 800/58.5, 600/45.5. Moved freely. Festive Season (Vivek) 1-32.5, (1,200-600) 44. Eased up. Spark Of Glory (Srinath) 1-29, 1,000/1-15, 800/59, 600/46.5. Strode out well. Bee For You (Mrs. Silva), Anorada (B. Paswan) 1-32.5, (1,200-600) 45.

1,400m: Royal Falcon (D. Patel), Southern Empire (B. Prakash) 1-40, 1,200/1-24.5, 1,000/1-10.5, 800/55, 600/43. They are in fine nick. Smart N Unique (D. Patel), Precede (B. Prakash) 1-42, 1,200/1-26, 1,000/1-11, 800/55, 600/43. They moved fluently. Discman (Ashwin Rao) 1-47, 800/1-0, 600/46. Easy. Ondhu Ondhu Ondhu (rb) 1-43, 1,200/1-29, 1,000/1-16, 800/1-0.5, 600/47. Stretched out well. Alvinia (Srinath) 1-45, 1,200/1-26.5, 1,000/1-12, 800/56.5, 600/43.5. In fine fettle.

Mock race March 17: 1,200m: Rise (Rajesh Babu), Shining Example (A. Velu), Green Park (Vivek), Believer (Koch), Vogue (Qureshi) and Absolute Black (Shanth Kumar) 1m 17.5s. Rise impressed. Believer was slowly off while Vogue and Absolute Black were planted at the gates.