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Southern Empire well prepared

BANGALORE: Southern Empire, who has been well prepared, is expected to score in the Topmost Cup (1,200m), the richest event of the races to be held here on Friday.

False rails (width about 4.5m from 1,600m to the winning post) will be in position.

1 HONNOVAR PLATE (Div. II), (1,200m) — rated 00 to 15, 4 & 5-y-o — 1-30 p.m.: 1. Coalition Force (Faraz) 7 Shobhan 59, 2. Smiling (B. Shiva) 4 Vivek 58, 3. Torrentee (Santosh) 3 Warren 58, 4. Tribal Lady (Manohar) 5 Shakti 57.5, 5. Magical Ecstasy (Mahesh) 8 Appu 57, 6. Cincinnatus (Darashah) 2 A. Velu 56.5, 7. Driven (Md. Khan) 1 Amarpreet 56.5 and 8. Young Indian (Puttanna) 6 Krishnan 56.

SMILING: Runs with an upsetting chance. TORRENTEE: Had a lung opener in Diamond Cut's 1,200m; in fine shape. MAGICAL ECSTASY: Dislodged his rider near 1,000m and ran riderless in Dimond Cut's race; working well; now running with tongue strap on. YOUNG INDIAN: Looks fit and well.

1. Magical Ecstasy, 2. Young Indian,

3. Torrentee

2 SADDLE UP PLATE (1,400m) — rated 10 to 25 — 2-00: 1. Daddy's Darling (Md. Abbas) 5 (Guruprasad) 61, 2. Storm Hawk (Faraz) 2 Shobhan 61, 3. Dramatic Heights (Padmanabhan) 6 (R. Marshall) 61, 4. Indian Ocean (Samar) 3 Rajesh 57.5, 5. Peakaboo (Puttanna) 4 P. Ramesh 56.5, 6. Craigielaw (Dominic) 8 Appu 56, 7. Big Thrillz (Faraz) 7 Suraj Narredu 54.5 and 8. Purple Glade (Puttanna) 1 Vivek 53.

INDIAN OCEAN: After leading till the last 150m finished second to Witch Doctor over 1,200m in his last start; warrants another chance. CRAIGIELAW: Has stripped fitter after her run in Royal Scandal's 1,400m. BIG THRILLZ: A good second to Royal Scandal; in fine trim; sporting blinkers now. PURPLE GLADE: Carrying 60.5 kg finished second to Pat On The Back over 1,600m in the lower class; well placed on weights.

1. Big Thrillz,

2. Indian Ocean,

3. Purple Glade

3 HONNOVAR PLATE (Div. I), (1,200m) — rated 00 to 15, 4 & 5-y-o — 2-30: 1. Maha Rani (Pradeep) 3 Qureshi 62, 2. Aspen Bay (I. Ghatala) 1 Ms. Silva 61.5, 3. Allot (S. Komandur) 5 Appu 60, 4. Achromatic (Habib Khan) 2 Ashwin Rao 59.5, 5. Wizzy Noise (Dominic) 8 Mahendran 59.5, 6. Copper Sky (Inayathulla) 7 Shahbuddin 59, 7. Pole Star (Ganapathy) 4 Shakti 58 and 8. Jism (Md. Khan) 6 Md. Yasin 50.5.

MAHA RANI: Despite a rough passage finished a good fourth to Limekilns over 1,400m; in fine nick. ASPEN BAY: Needed the run in Musical Signature's 1,400m; well tuned. WIZZY NOISE: Working well; may spring a surprise. COPPER SKY: Comes into the reckoning on his fourth to Endless Passion (1,200m).

1. Aspen Bay,

2. Maha Rani,

3. Copper Sky

4 PARFAIT AMOUR PLATE (1,200m) — rated 10 to 25 — 3-00: 1. Imperial Ruler (Dominic) 8 T. Vijayan 61, 2. Ariba (S. Singh) 4 Ashwin Rao 59.5, 3. Dingle (Padmanabhan) 9 Srinath 57, 4. Force Furor (S. Narredu) 7 Suraj Narredu 56.5, 5. King Of Queens (Dominic) 1 Faisal 56.5, 6. Elusive Adventure (Arjun) 3 Fargeat 56.5, 7. Al Basti (Santosh) 10 M. Suresh 53, 8. Simply Glorious (Byramji) 6 R. Marshall 52.5, 9. Golden Edge (Inayathulla) 5 Tauseef 52 and 10. Shining Example (Lokanath) 2 Raja Rao 52.

DINGLE: After leading till the straight did not reach the frame in Royal Scandal's 1,400m; the present trip may suit her better. FORCE FUROR: An eyecatching third to Witch Doctor (1,200m); in fine fettle. KING OF QUEENS: Failed to hold Faction Leader by 3/4 length over 1,200m in his last start; should be given another chance. ELUSIVE ADVENTURE: Deserves following on her track movements.

1. Force Furor,

2. Dingle,

3. King Of Queens

5 POOTTANNAH MEMORIAL PLATE (Div. I), (1,200m) — rated 20 to 35, 4 & 5-y-o — 3-30: 1. Thursday Nite (Arjun) 6 Faisal 62, 2. Golden Venture (Santosh) 2 Warren 60, 3. Black Berry (Eshwer) 7 Appu 58.5, 4. Hayagriva (Lokanath) 1 R. Marshall 57, 5. Laughing Wild (S. Narredu) 4 Suraj Narredu 57, 6. Black Cat (Samar) 5 Mahendran 55.5, 7. Nuncio (Darius) 8 Jagadeesh 54.5, 8. Scottsville (Dhariwal) 9 Gallagher 54 and 9. Onetouch Toomuch (S. Singh) 3 Chandrashekar 53.5.

GOLDEN VENTURE: With a late run finished second to Scottsville over 1,200m; in fine fettle. LAUGHING WILD: A close second to Illusive Lady over 1,200m; shaping well in the trials; now running with blinkers on. NUNCIO: Placed fourth twice in Mysore; may trouble the best. SCOTTSVILLE: A gutsy winner of his last start; retains form.

1. Laughing Wild,

2. Golden Venture,

3. Scottsville

6 TOPMOST CUP (1,200m) — maiden 2-y-o only (Terms) — 4-00: 1. Rameses (Arjun) 1 Srinath 55, 2. Auchinlech (Dhariwal) 7 Gallagher 55, 3. Southern Empire (Ganapathy) 3 B. Prakash 55, 4. Ruby Brown (Ganapathy) 4 Shakti 53.5, 5. Star Luminary (Ganapathy) 2 Raja Rao 53.5, 6. Bold Request (Puttanna) 5 Krishnan 53.5 and 7. Artic Princess (6) Gnaneshwar 53.5.

RAMESES: First run; sharpened up well. AUCHINLECH: Looks fit enough. SOUTHERN EMPIRE: Judiciously prepared.

1. Southern Empire,

2. Auchinlech

7 ROHINI CUP (1,600m) — rated 30 to 45 — 4-30: 1. Yutai (Darius) 8 Srinath 60, 2. Corsican Gal (Dhariwal) 7 T. Moses 58.5, 3. Go For Gold (Ganapathy) 1 B. Prakash 58, 4. Wingnaprayer (Darius) 2 R. Marshall 56, 5. Lanark (Arjun) 4 Fargeat 53.5, 6. Cedros (Dhariwal) 5 Gallagher 52.5, 7. Thats The Touch (S. Singh) 3 Chandrashekar 52.5 and 8. Awesome Royal (S. Singh) 6 Appu 51.

GO FOR GOLD: A fair fourth to Refreshing in the Bangalore 1000 Guineas (1,600m); working attractively. CEDROS: Withdrawn on veterinary grounds in Risada's 1,400m; he is well within himself as evidenced by his track movements. THATS THE TOUCH: A neck second to Aspinalls over 2,000m in her last start at Mysore; in pink of condition. AWESOME ROYAL: Appeals on weights.

1. Thats The Touch, 2. Go For Gold,

3. Awesome Royal

8 POOTTANNAH MEMORIAL PLATE (Div. II), (1,200m) — rated 20 to 35, 4 & 5-y-o & over — 5-00: 1. Cadre Noir (Darius) 2 Gnaneshwar 59, 2. Blairgowrie (Sandhu) 6 Srinath 58.5, 3. Gastronomique (Darashah) 5 Fargeat 58.5, 4. Amazing Warrior (Samar) 7 Mahendran 58, 5. Eskimo Boy (Ganapathy) 8 B. Prakash 58, 6. Janasheen (S. Narredu) 3 Suraj Narredu 58, 7. Lyricist (I. Ghatala) 1 Ms. Silva 57.5, 8. Vishnupriya (S. Singh) 4 S. Ramesh 56.5 and 9. Courtier (Inayathulla) 9 Tauseef 53.

BLAIRGOWRIE: Impressed in a mock race. ESKIMO BOY: Won both his starts at summer; may make it three in a row. JANASHEEN: Has improved since her second to Star Of Lords (1,100m). VISHNUPRIYA: Tracking well; may upset.

1. Blairgowrie, 2. Eskimo Boy,

3. Janasheen

Day's best: That's The Touch

Double: Big Thrillz

— Force Furor

Jkt: 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8; Mini Jkt: 2, 4, 6 & 7; Tr (i): 3, 4 & 5; (ii): 6, 7 & 8; Exacta: 5, 7 & 8.

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