The opening race is promised to the GUJADHUR stable. OPAGUE should make it two in a row, he will secure a good position before finishing nicely. S.DONOHUE makes him his best chance of the weekend and confident to win. HEART OF DARKNESS is coming back after a break, and will need his run. EUROTEC is a nice sort, but has yet to hit optimum form. FLOWERSCAPE is the biggest threat to the favorite. A better race is expected from HARDFALLINGRAIN. SECRET IDEA and THE RIDDLER have strong chances, both stable believe in their chances.
GIGGIN is down in grade, he will be a big runner here. He has gained race fitness which he needed badly and now is ready to strike. He has an inside draw and will be ideally placed. S.MAHADIA is hoping for a good day after a disappointing last week. BORYA is in top form, but the outside draw will complicate things. WHY WOULDN’T YEW will fight for the places. DO OR DARE is a threat to our selection, with A.AUCHARAZ on fire.
VIKING TRAIL is the one to beat here, he has excelled in training and should fire. S.JONES is confident in his chances and believes he’s better in the lot. J.ALLYHOSAIN is having a hard time, it seems luck is not on his side also. He was highly rated last year, and this time around his form has dipped. Some of his rides are also questionable. VIKING TRAIL should bring a smile on his face. BESTDAY OF MYLIFE will be a big threat to the favorite, he will be right there. The rest will have to do a lot to prove themselves.
Is it the time for P NAGADOO to finally win his first race? It seems yes especially with A.AUCHARAZ on board. SOUL CONNECTION is very well regarded by the trainer and has been successful in SOUTH AFRICA. P NAGADOO has a golden chance to open his account here. AL AASY first run will be a good assessment. MAC’N SCAR outside draw will be a challenge. CHAPTER AND VERSE and GANG LEADER will have promising runs. WATCH ME DAD is super consistent and will be there again. SWAGGER JAGGER will find it more difficult this time.
A very interesting race with many legit pretenders. It will be more difficult for EHSAAN this time. EMERALD BAND is facing tougher opposition and has all to prove at this level. HAYLOR will be working hard to give his stable companion a cover. TOWER OF WISDOMS merits the respect. NORTHERN SPY ran a decent race last time, he is fitter and ready to strike. S.JONES is expecting to have a good and J.ALLYHOSAIN likewise.
The R.MAINGARD runners are in force here, and it’s being said that the winner will be between the two. UNDERCOVER AGENT showed a lot of resistance last time and is likely to repeat his previous race. The second runner is FROSTED GOLD, he had quite a difficult race on debut and did not disgrace at all. R.MAINGARD rates him very highly and believes he is better than UNDERCOVER AGENT. Having said that, it’s a toss between those two. There are many good prospects here. BLACK CAT BACK outside draw will be problematic. EYES WIDE OPEN is having his first start, better watch. PATROL OFFICER has been unlucky with the outside draws, will be a problem again. TRIPPI’S EXPRESS is an honest performer, won’t finish too far.
A very open race, MARULA a last time winner, will like the short sprinter a big factor here. NIKHILS INN last race is to be ignored; he ran a much better race today. Our selection is RAHEEB who seems to have regained fitness and will be a serious contender with the plum draw. The jockey is confident of a good race. The rest are rather average, they will really need to show up to feature.
FREE TO WIN is ready to follow the footsteps of BRABANZIO. He was heavily fancied on debut it seems he needed that run. A bold race is expected here as the connection has total faith in his capabilities. I.SANTANA gives him his best chance. GONTRAVELIN had a very good first run, and didn’t finish too far. SILVER SONG will improve his fitness with this run. CHOSEN WAY and HIGH KEY will be there for the fight.