| Rare GoldSimply Monarch
Calcutta: Sea Royale, Inside Story, Approval, Sky Command, Rare Gold and Simply Monarch were impressive from among the following horses seen exercising on Wednesday morning:
Outer sand track
1,400m: Archery (Shanker) in 1-55s; (400m) 29s Easy. Romantic Notes (Surender) and Aherlow (Rb) in 2-0; (400m) 31s. Actuate (Rb) in 2-2s; (400m) 33s.
800m: Sariano (Manohar) in 57s; (400m) 28s. Moved fluently. Anolini (Shanker) and Abashed (Surender) in 59s; (400m) 30s. Actuate (Rb) in 1-2s; (400m) 32s. Fit. Earl Grey (Rutherford) and Mack The Knife (K. Kumar) in 1-1s; (400m) 31s. They finished level. Grand Lodge (Saran S.) and No Regrets (Manohar) in 59s; (400m) 27s. Former was 4 ls better. Note former. Positive Thinker (Manohar) in 59s; (400m) 27s. Good. Simply Monarch (Yadav) and Gallant Romeo (Rb) in 55s; (400m) 27s. The former was easier of the two when they finished level. Note former. Software Classic (P. Alford) in 58s; (400m) 29s. Flinders (E. Smith) in 1-0s; (400m) 30s. Magnifico (Rb) and Altigraph (Shanker) in 56s; (400m) 28s. Former finished ahead by a length bnut both were seen moving attractively. Smart Ruler (Asghar) and Ace Of Spades (Amil) 1-0s; (400m) 30s. They were easy while they finished level. Flying Scot (Manohar) in 1-1s; (400m) 31s. Scarlet Raider (Amil) and Royal Command (Yacoob) in 1-0s; (400m) 30s.
600m: Amber Dancer (Amil) and Schumacher (Salam) in 49s; (400m) 32s. Former was a length better. Glass Slipper (Dalpat) in 43s; (400m) 27s. Fit. Sencai (Engi
neer) and Tohfa (Rb) in 46s; (400m) 29s. Among Men (Manohar) in 48s; (400m) 31s. Easy. Immaculate (Yacoob) and Midas Touch (Salam) in 44s; (400m) 29s. They were level. Both maintain their winning condition. Primaticcio (Asghar) and New Fortune (Salam) in 44s; (400m) 29s. They were easy as they finished level. Knoxville (Manohar) in 31s. Looking fit.
800m: Gul (Saran) in 54s; (400m) 25s. Approval (K. Kumar) 52s; (400m) 25s. Star Music (Rb) in 58s; (400m) 29s. Auctioneer (K. Kumar) in 52s; (400m) 25s. Was handy. Sky Command (K. Kumar) in 52s; (400m) 25s. Very fit. Rare Gold (Shanker) in 53s; (400m) 26s. Fit. Tsavo (Engineer) in 54s; (400m) 27s. Fit. Flossy (Manohar) in 54s; (400m) 26s. Moved well. Calabash (Shanker) in 53s; (400m) 26s. Easy. Scenic Song (Amil) in 58s; (400m) 26s. Aldridge (Shanker) in 53s; (400m) 26s. Was handy.
Gate practice: Sea Royale (Rabani), Inside Story (Shanker), Calisto (Surender) and Accrete (Islam) — from 2000m in 600m in 1-38s. First 1,000m in 1-3s. The last named was slowly out and finished far behind. One length and 3 lengths separated the the first three named horses who are fit to strike.