Calcutta: Fields in the later half of Wednesday race-card have improved significantly. The competion, therefore, will be tough as the Galstaun Cup may see nine starters, while the Eastern Air Command Cup has a crowded field of 13 runners. First race starts at 1.05 pm.
1. So Amazing Handicap 1,200m (Cl IV; Rt. 22-50) 1.05 pm: Bird’s Empire 60.5; Timbavati 58.5; Actuate 53.5; Darth Vader 52.5; Storm Centre 51.5;Royal Command 49.
2. Supreme Choice Cup 1,600m (Cl IV; Cl V Rt. 0-50) 1.45 pm: Rheinheart 60; Finders Keepers 57; Royal Contender 57; Bay Dragon 54.5; Flying Scot 54.5; Annotate 53.
3. Wandin Handicap 1,400m (Cl V; Rt. 0-28) 2.20 pm: Positive Thinker 60; Aurelia 59.5; Asprey 58; Adducer 57; Suriyothai 56.5; Arian 55.5; Flinders 54; Star Of Ring 54.
4. Eastern Air Command Cup 1,100m (Cl III; Rt. 44-72) 2.55 pm: Sadaf 60; Buffalo Park 59.5; Flossy 59; Moon Mission 59; Common Spirit 58.5; Starina 57.5; Lively Project 57; Brave Venture 54.5; Callisto 53; Lawyer’s Love 53; Arezzo 52.5; Austral 52; Sovereign Bullet 52.
5. Galstaun Cup 1,200m (Cl II; Rt. 66-94) 3.30 pm: Ballet Master 61; Dancing Dreams 58; Nationalistic 54; Alsheim 52; Soviet Port 51.5; Anokato 49.5; Alicyclic 48; Sea Royale 48; Crimson King 47.
6. Royal Double Handicap 1,400m (Cl III; Rt. 44-72) 4.05 pm: Gallant Romeo 60; Pearl Dragon 57.5; Cool Quest 57; Midas Touch 56.5; Midnight Escape 56.5; Reine Beau 56; Abridge 53.5; Mr. Bombshell 53.5.
Jackpot: 2; 3; 4; 5 & 6.
Treble: (i) 1; 2 & 3; (ii) 4; 5 & 6.
Sunday’s track trials, outer sand
1,400m: Assertive Dancer (A. P. Singh) and Smart Ruler (Asghar) in 1-40s; (800m) 55s; (400m) 28s. They worked well as they levelled. Network (C. Alford) and Automatic (Shanker) in 1-50s; (400m) 31s. They were easy as they levelled. Bold Chieftan (Asghar) and Primaticco (A. P. Singh) in 1-44s; (400m) 29s. They were handy as they levelled. Nationalistic (Asghar) and Star Chieftan (A. P. Singh) in 1-46s; (400m) 29s. They were level.
1,200m: Another Time (Amil) and Star Selection (Upadhya) in 1-24s; (400m) 28s. Former was too better. Alborada (Amil) and Bay Dragon Upadhya) in 1-28s; (400m) 31s. Former 5 ls better. Brighter Future (Upadhya) and Far Hope (Yadav) in 1-32s; (400m) 31s. Former a length better. They are two-year-olds
800m: River Melody (Yadav) and Pearl Dragon (Salam) in 1-0s; (400m) 30s. They were impressive as they levelled. Soviet Port (Amil)and Royal Command (Salam) in 56s; (400m) 28s. Former 2 ls better. Great Ambition (Upadhya) and Secret Adversary (Yadav) in 58s; (400m) 30s. They were easy as they levelled.