Key To The Mint and Dear Lady showed out when the horses were exercised here on Monday (Nov. 8) morning.
600m: The Awakening (Yash) 41. Easy.
800m: Willy Wonka (Akshay) 57, 600/43. Easy. Bold Advance (J. Chinoy) 51.5, 600/38.5. Urged. Red Carnation (app) 50, 600/38. Responded well. Desert Fire (J. Chinoy) 49, 600/37. Pressed in the last part. Sandalphon (T.S. Jodha) 53, 600/39. Moved freely. Adonijah (T.S. Jodha) 54, 600/40. Pushed.
1000m: Key To The Mint (Pradeep), Love Warrior (P. Vinod) 1-5, 800/51, 600/38.5. Former strode out well and finished a distance ahead.
1400m: Tarzan (Kaviraj) 1-37, 1200/1-22, 1000/1-7.5, 800/54.5, 600/42.5. Worked well.
Gate practice — sand track:
1000m: 2/y/os Son Of A Gun (app), Pegaso (J. Chinoy) 1-5.5, 800/50.5, 600/39. Former was pushed and finished a distance ahead. 2/y/os Hawk Of The Wind (Zervan), Fiero/Velocita (Akshay) 1-6, 800/52, 600/39. Former moved well and beat the latter by a distance. 2/y/o Dear Lady (Neeraj), Numero Uno (Nadeem) 1-5, 800/50.5, 600/39. Former was well in hand and finished a length in front. Note the former. True North (A. Prakash), 2/y/os Milli (Shelar) and Fancy Nancy (Ayyar) 1-13, 800/57, 600/44. Trio moved freely.
Mock race noted on Nov. 7 — Race track:
1400m: Northern Lights (Kirtish), Botero (Chouhan), Charming Star (Aniket), Irrepressible (Neeraj), Zacapa (J. Chinoy), Lightningonmyfeet (Kaviraj), Brave Eagle (Mosin) 1-28.5, 600/36.5. Won by: 2, 3 and 1. First and second names were impressive.
Mock race for trainee apprentice jockeys (race track)
1200m: Hilad (Haridas Gore), Remy Red (Mustakin Alam) and Rue St Honore’ (Nazar Imam) 1-16, 600/35. Won by: 3/4 and Nk.