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It's Royal Ruby vs. Golden Blaze

Hyderabad: Royal Ruby and Golden Blaze hold the best credentials in the Police Cup (1,600m), the main event at the races to be held here on Sunday.

False rails (width about two metres from 900m to 450m) will be in position.

1 FARIDOON S. CHENOY MEMORIAL CUP (1,400m) Cat. II, 4-y-o & over (terms), 2-15: 1. Ryder (Netto) 1 Sequeira 61, 2. All Round (Prasad) 2 Suraj Narredu 58, 3. Aryanoush (Rafaat) 6 A. Imran Khan 58, 4. One More Time (Satheesh) 3 Ravinder 58, 5. Rudraksha (Raju) 4 Chary 56.5 and 6. Nectarine (Rafaat) 5 Aadesh 50.5.

ALL ROUND: Poised for a hat-trick. ARYANOUSH: Prepared well after her nowhere in Nizam's Gold Cup (2,000m). RUDRAKSHA: A comfortable winner over 1,400m; retains form.

1. All Round,

2. Aryanoush

2 REGAL MONARCH PLATE (1,200m) Cat. II, 3-y-o & over, rated upto 75, 2-45: 1. An Angel (Netto) 8 Sequeira 60, 2. Access Speed (Vatsalya) 1 Madhu Kumar 59.5, 3. Touch Of Gold (Prasad) 7 Suraj Narredu 58.5, 4. Cannon Target (Raju) 6 D. Singh 55, 5. Fashion For Ever (Netto) 9 Anil 54, 6. Achernar (L. D'Silva) 5 Deep Shanker 53.5, 7. Cosmic Run (Prasad) 3 Khade 53.5, 8. Galway (Srinivas) 10 Pavan Kumar 52.5, 9. Citi Storm (Habibullah) 4 R.B. Shinde 52 and 10. Festivals Of India (Srinivas) 2 Ramana 50.

TOUCH OF GOLD: A close second to Cannon Target's 1,200m; running with a fair chance. CANNON TARGET: A gutsy winner over 1,200m; may repeat. ACHERNAR: Ran Stampede to half a length over 1,400m; warrants support. CITI STORM: A fair fifth to Visonahld over 1,200m; will have a bold show.

1. Achernar,

2. Touch Of Gold,

3. Citi Storm

3 BHAGAT SINGH PLATE (1,600m), Cat. II, 3-y-o & over, rated upto 75, 3-15: 1. Amazing Dancer (L. D'Silva) 7 Pavan Kumar 60, 2. Brown Star (Satheesh) 1 A. Imran Khan 60, 3. Rock Breaker (Prasad) 2 N. Rawal 57, 4. King Challenger (— ) (— ) 56.5, 5. Armstrong (L. D'Silva) 4 Sandeep 53.5, 6. Albuquerque (L. D'Silva) 5 Christopher 52.5, 7. Eternal Prince (Vatsalya) 3 B. Shanker 52.5 and 8. Sammurai (Shamsuddin) 6 Sk. Farookh 49.5.

BROWN STAR: A poor third to Copenhagen (1,800m); weight may not prove a stopper. ARMSTRONG: Won two races in a row; may complete a hat-trick. ALBUQUERQUE: Won a race over 1,400m in a close finish; has an each way chance. SAMMURAI: Well in at the weights.

1. Armstrong,

2. Albuquerque,

3. Brown Star

4 CHAITANYA CHAKRAM PLATE (2,200m), Cat. III, 3-y-o & over, rated upto 50, 3-45: 1. Favourable Terms (Vatsalya) 8 Madhu Kumar 60, 2. Gutsy Rider (Satheesh) 2 A. Imran Khan 59, 3. Final Frontier (Prasad) 4 Suraj Narredu 58, 4. Scenario (Shamsuddin) 7 Qazafi 55.5, 5. Ivegotthepower (Rafaat) 3 D. Singh 53, 6. Continuity (Habibullah) 6 R.B. Shinde 50, 7. Triveni Sangam (Srinivas) 5 Laxmikanth 50 and 8. Danbury (L. D'Silva) 1 Deep Shanker 49.5.

FAVOURABLE TERMS: A fluent winner over 1,800m; may defy the penalty. FINAL FRONTIER: Has improved since his last run and may run better without blinkers today. IVEGOTTHEPOWER: Needed his run in Chepstow's 1,600m; this trip is ideal. DANBURY: Appeals on weights.

1. Final Frontier,

2. Favourable Terms,

3. Ivegotthepower

5 POLICE CUP (1,600m), Cat. I, 3-y-o & over, 4-15: 1. Classic Ten (Raju) 1 D. Singh 60.5, 2. Run For Roses (L. D'Silva) 5 Christopher 56, 3. Royal Ruby (Prasad) 4 Suraj Narredu 50.5, 4. Eyes Right (Netto) 3 R.B. Shinde 48 and 5. Golden Blaze (L. D'Silva) 2 Deep Shanker 48.

CLASSIC TEN: Ignore her last run. RUN FOR ROSES: Shaping well in the trials. ROYAL RUBY: A notable fourth in Here Comes The Sun's 1,600m; will have a bold show. GOLDEN BLAZE: Well in at the weights.

1. Royal Ruby, 2. Golden Blaze

6 RIGHT STEP PLATE (1,200m), Cat. IV, rated upto 25, 4-45: 1. Actual Grace (Laxman Singh) 5 D. Singh 60, 2. Tycoon Baby (Netto) 7 Antony 60, 3. War Blue (Netto) 11 Sequeira 60, 4. Wind Breaker (Prasad) 8 B. Shanker 60, 5. Golden Nite (Satheesh) 9 Nishanth 59.5, 6. Just A Dream (Satheesh) 12 Ravinder 59.5, 7. London Eye (Kassam) 1 Ritesh 58.5, 8. Blazing Rhythm (Prasad) 6 Rutherford 58, 9. Stylish Hunter (Faiyaz) 10 Qazafi 57, 10. Act Of Faith (Kassam) 3 Laxman 56, 11. Luciferous (Vatsalya) 2 Madhu Kumar 56 and 12. Cannon Lad (Raju) 4 S.D. Pawar 55.

ACTUAL GRACE: Expected to run a decent race after having missed the start last time. WAR BLUE: Looks fit and well. GOLDEN NITE: An upset prospect. LUCIFEROUS: A fair third to Captain Steve (1,400m); has an each way chance.

1. Actual Grace,

2. Golden Nite,

3. War Blue

Day's best: Armstrong

Double: All Round

— Achernar

Jackpot: 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6.

Treble: (i): 1, 2 & 3; (ii): 4, 5 & 6.

Tanala: Will operate on all races where there are five or more starters.

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