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River Melody for ‘Metropolitan’

Calcutta: A good third behind Comedy Of Errors and Strengthtostrength in the HSBC Cup, River Melody is strongly fancied to win the 1,200m The Metropolitan at the RCTC Wednesday. Amyn Merchant partners the Daniel David-trainee. In the CROS Cup, the Bharath Singh-trained colt Gypsy King gets the first call in a field of 10 runners.

Race card and selections

1. Red Bay Handicap 1,100m (Cl IV, 6-y-o & over; Rt. 22-50) 1.10 pm: Finders Keepers 60 M. Reuben 8; Majestic Crown 59.5 Maseyk 5; Sariano 58 Gajender 9; Adeline 57 Merchant 4; Brave Venture 56 Upadhya 3; Bul Bul 56 Smith 2; Castle Moon 54 Kujur 7; Sovereign Bullet 52 Domingo 6; Simply Monarch 50.5 Dalpat 1.

1. Brave Venture (5) 2. Sariano (3) 3. Majestic Crown (2)

2. Goolagong Cup 1,200m (Cl III; Rt. 44-72) 1.50 pm: Common Spirit 60.5 Gajender 7; Legendary Lover 58 Gurang 2; Pearl Dragon 57 Merchant 8; Aiberni 56 C. Alford 4; Bird's Empire 55.5 Dalpat 3; Alkido 55 Shanker 5; Kainat 55 M. Reuben 1; Secret Force 55 Salam 6.

1. Aiberni (4) 2. Kainat (7) 3. Pearl Dragon (3)

3. The Metropolitan 1,200m (Cl-I; Rt. 88 & over) 2.20 pm: Crowning Moment 60 Rabani 6; Beneficent 58.5 Yadav 4; Royal Satin 58.5 Rutherford 5; Arcaro 54.5 C. Alford 3; River Melody 53.5 Merchant 2; Anokato 52.5 A. P. Singh 1.

1. River Melody (5) 2. Arcaro (4) 3. Crowning Moment (1)

4. Cavalry Cup 1,600m (Cl V; Rt. 0-28) 2.55 pm: Sweet Revenge 61 Gajender 2; Tiger Talk 61 P. Alford 7; Leading Conquest 60 Tamang 8; Conflagration 59 Smith 3; Sugar Daddy 58 Rutherford 4; Calcuttan 56.5 Shanker 9; Flinders 56 M. Reuben 6; Terrificco 55 Merchant 5; Super Twist 49.5 Islam 1.

1. Flinders (7) 2. Terrificco (8) 3. Sweet Revenge (1)

5. CROS Cup 1,100m (Terms, 3-y-o only) 3.35 pm: Richie Rich 57 Rutherford 5; Toe Poke 55.5 M. Reuben 4; Admirer 53.5 C. Alford 9; Direct Access 53.5 Salam 2; Gypsy King 53.5 Rabani 3; Royal Account 53.5 Tamang 1; Activity 52 Merchant 7; Bright And Clear 52 Amil 8; Divine Sparks 52 Dalpat 10; Star Of Stars 52 Islam 6.

1. Gypsy King (5) 2. Toe Poke (2) 3. Star Of Stars (10)

6. Favorite Handicap 1,600m (Cl IV, Cl V eligible; Rt. 00-50) 4.10 pm: Stimulated 61 Upadhya 7; Reaching Out 57.5 Yadav 6; Knoxville 57 Tamang 4; Splendid Quest 57 Gurang 12; Royal Contender 56 Gajender 9; Courtesan 55.5 Domingo 11; Royal Command 55.5 Merchant 5; Blessed Spirit 54.5 Smith 10; Flying Scot 54 Rutherford 2; Predecessor 53 Yacoob 1; Artiness 52.5 C. Alford 3; Dancing Phantom 51 Amil 8.

1. Artiness (11) 2. Royal Comm-and (7) 3. Royal Contender (5)

Day’s Best: Aiberni Double: River Melody and Gypsy King.

Brij Kishore Gujadhur, who retired from horse-training (RCTC) in the year 1974, died last Sunday. He was 78. Mr Mauritius, Mauritius Pearl and Mauritius Belle won him classics.


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