SPORT

Supreme Act, Star Strike excel

Pune: Supreme Act, Star Strike, Dancing Image and Ardmore excelled when the horses were exercised here on Thursday (Aug.18) morning.

Outer sand

600m: Star Of The Season (Merchant) 39. Easy. Melliflous (Chowghule) 38.5. Moved freely. True Beauty (Hanumant), Golden Key (Mansoor) 38. They were urged and ended level. Dancing Image (Mansoor) 35. Shaped well.

800m: Star Strike (M. Narredu), Early Bird (Abhishek) 50, 600/36. Former easily finished six lengths ahead. Matinee Star (Abhishek), Tiana (M. Narredu) 52, 600/38. Former better. Perfect Peace (Hamir) 52, 600/39. Note. Smarty Pants (M. Narredu), Secret Paradise (Abhishek) 52, 600/36. Former was too good. Sharapova (Mansoor), Edradour (rb) 51.5, 600/38.5. Pair urged and ended level. Among Dreams (R. Pandey), Amazing Strides (Sandeep) 50.5, 600/38.5. Former was urged while the latter was easy. Thundering Power (Merchant), Intrinsic Value (Jethu) 51, 600/37. They moved well. One Good Thing (Chouhan), Summit (N. Jodha) 51.5, 600/38.5. Former finished four lengths ahead. Indigo (M. Narredu), Regina (T. Mahesh) 52.5, 600/38. Former improved. Maybach (Chouhan) 53.5, 600/39. Ignore last run. Seaport (Jethu), Cape Africa (Merchant) 51, 600/37. Former superior. Proteus (M. Narredu) 54.5, 600/39.5. Shaping well. Wonder Wheel (Sandeep), Tearaway (R. Pandey) 53, 600/39.5. Pair level. Jassi (Bhadke) 53.5, 600/38.5. Worked well. Colour Bearer (Ruzaan), Divine Protocol (Deepesh) 54, 600/39. Pair easy. Star King (N. Jodha) 54.5, 600/39.5. Spectacular King (Bhadke) 52, 600/38. Urged. Sound Of Silence (P.S. Deora) 50, 600/36. May upset. Band Of Gold (M. Narredu), Absolute Dominance (Belose) 51.5, 600/37.5. Former was four lengths better. Chasing Destiny (Rupesh), Sugar Babe (Biramne) 51, 600/37.5. They were pushed. Ryeback (I. Shaikh), Arabian Fighter (rb) 50, 600/37. Former to note. Hector (Kotwal) 53, 600/39. Easy.

1000m: Supreme Act (R. Pandey), Path Of Fortune (Sandeep) 1-7, 600/40. Former superior. Asian Express (Pradeep) 1-9, 600/41. Easy. Ardmore (Mansoor), Perpetuate (Hamir) 1-6, 600/38.5. Former impressed. Royal Hunt (Bhadke), Tough Warrior (Merchant) 1-9, 800/52, 600/37.5. They were well in hand.

1200m: Fantastic Knight (Biramne) 1-22, 600/40. Moved well. Morpheus (Baria) 1-24, 600/38. Good.

Scintilating Skill

pleases

BANGALORE: Scintilating Skill, Galloping Bay, Ministrel Heights and Spectacular Blaze pleased when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning (Aug. 18).

Outer sand

800m: Royal Brackla (Appu) 58, 600/44.5. Shaped well. Fedora (rb) 1-3, 600/48. Easy. Taurian (Vivek) 55, 600/42. Moved well. Maha Rani (Prithviraj) 1-1.5, 600/46.5. Shalivahana (rb) 57.5, 600/42.5. In fine condition.

1000m: Dynamic Power (rb), Desire For Gold (S. Babu) 1-15.5, 800/59, 600/46.5. Latter better.

1200m: Presto (rb), Splash Of Class (Ghous) 1-30, 800/1-0, (1,200-600) 42. Latter finished three lengths in front. Amazing Velocity (S. Babu) 1-28, 800/57.5, 600/44.5. In fine trim.

1400m: Hesperus (Appu) 1-41.5, 1,200/1-25, 1,000/1-11.5, 800/56.5, 600/44. Retains form. Flashing Star (B. Prakash) 1-45, 1,000/1-14, 800/58, 600/44.5. Moved on the bit. Capannelle (rb), Nordic Star (Appu) 1-44.5, 1,000/1-14.5, 800/59.5, (1,400-600) 57. They were eased up. Rising Force (B. Prakash) 1-48, (1,400-600) 1-0. Moved freely.

1600m: Seis Corona (Appu) 1-55.5, 1,200/1-26.5, 800/57.5, 600/45. Maintains form. Esperante (Harish) 2-1, 1,400/1-43, 1,000/1-14, 800/57.5, 600/44. Worked well. Al Qamar (Appu) 1-57.5, 1,200/1-28, 800/58, 600/45. Unextended. Ministrel Heights (M.R. Singh), Galloping Bay (B. Prakash) 1-57.5, 1,200/1-25, 800/55, 600/42.5. They pleased. Finest Moment (M.R. Singh), Scintilating Skill (B. Prakash) 1-58.5, 1,400/1-39, 1,000/1-10.5, 800/56, 600/44. Latter, who was two lengths behind at the start, moved impressively and finished a length in front. Spectacular Blaze (B. Prakash), Star Hopeful (M.R. Singh) 1-58.5, 1,400/1-40, 1,000/1-12, 800/57, 600/45. Former showed out.