Pune Racing : Drogo clinches main event

Muneer
Saturday, 25 August 2018

The monsoon showers kept the favourites out of the rankings and washed away punters hopes of some big bucks. 

Pune: The monsoon showers kept the favourites out of the rankings and washed away punters hopes of some big bucks. 

Drogo who relished the soft underfoot conditions, overcame a rough passage along the rails and had enough ammunition to overhaul the front-running in the dying moments of the Rajaram Chhatrapati  trophy  to record a thrilling win in the 1800 meter event for horses Class II; H’cap, Indian Horses rated 60 to 86 (40 to 59 eligible, which highlighted Saturday’s races. Drogo is trained by  Imtiaz A. Sait, with PS Chouhan in the saddle.

Results
Race 1: 1. Fleurt De Lya, 2. Golden Hind, 3. Gold Magic, 4. Fanfare. Won by: 1, 10, Short Head, 1. Time: 1:40:2.

Race 2: 1 Cambridge, 2.Governor General, 3. Mygrator, 4. Congressional. Won by: Neck, 2 1/2, 3/4, 4 1/2.Time:1:25:46.

Race 3: 1. Iron Age, 2. Firewings, 3. Kingstone Heath, 4. Lesre. Won by: 7.1/4, 1, 1/2, 1. Time: 0:58:69.

Race 4: 1. Drogo, 2. Zanara, 3. Sussex Pride, 4. Lord Of The Sea. Won by: 1.1/4, 2.1/4, Long Neck, 5 3/4. Time: 1:53:95.

Race 5: 1. La Magnifique, 2. Bottegal Louie, 3. Masterofblantrae. Won by: 3/4, 1 3/4, 1 1/2, 1/2. Time: 1:11:40.

Race 6: 1. Sassy Lass, 2. Hudson, 3. Queen’s Best, 4. Arashi. Won by: 2, 1 1/2, Short Head, 3/4. Time: 1:26:84.

Adjudicate look’s good in FD Wadia Trophy (Grade 3)
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Adjudicate from the stables of M Narredu, to be ridden by CS Jodha is well tuned and is expected to win the FD Wadia Trophy (Grade 3). This terms race is for Terms, Horses, 3 years old only and will be run over a distance 1400  metres. A small card of six races is scheduled. Racing punters may put their money on Whoopsidaisy (1-3), Brabourne (3-2) and Questionable (5-1). 

First  race at 2:30 pm
Race 1: 1400m Whoopsidaisy (3) Eternal Dancer (2) Spinning Gold (4). 
Race 2: 1800m Adonijah (6) Komandant (4) Safdar (5).
Race 3: 1600m Brabourne (2) Sumaaq (4) Grand Accord (1). 
Race 4: 1400m Adjudicate (6) Frieze (2) Excellent (4).
Race 5: 1400m Questionable (1) Cristo Boss (7) Gandalf (10).
Race 6: 1400m True Grit (9) Lilibeth (6) Sia (4).
Days best: True grit (6-9).

 

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