Calcutta: Calamint worked impressively when the following track trials were noted on Friday:
Outer sand track
800m: Adams Thunder (Saran) in 1-1s; (400m) 28s. Moved easy. Positive Thinker (Saran) in 1-1s; (400m) 29s.
600m: Calamint (Shanker) in 43s; (400m) 28s. Good. Mystic Forest (A. P. Singh) and Predecessor (Surjeet) in 48s; (400m) 30s. They were easy while they worked together.
400m: Blue Chip (Rabani) in 29s. Monalisa (Gajender) and Measure Up (Amil) in 31s. Finished level. Act-able (Surender) in 30s. Great Ambition (Merchant) and Stimulated (Tamang) in 31s. Former 4 ls better.
600m: Flying Scot (G. Singh) in 42s; (400m) 28s. Fit. Bul Bul (Rb) in 48s; (400m) 31s.
400m: Flinders (Merchant) 26s.
On Thursday, outer sand track
1,400m: Callisto (Shanker) and Calabar (Surender) in 1-47s; (400m) 32s. They were handy though the former was a length better. Amaryllis (Surender) and King Crest (Shanker) in 1-47s; (400m) 31s. Both looked ready to strike, though separated by a length at the finish. Inside Story (Shanker) and Athinai (Domingo) in 1-48s; (400m) 29s. An impressive show but the former was a length better. Admirer (Domingo) and Modesto (Shanker) in 1-48s; (400m) 31s. Former was 2 ls better. Athenia (Shanker) and a companion (Domingo) in 1-47s; (400m) 30s. Former was 4 ls better.
1,200m: Andreyev (Rb) in 1-37s; (400m) 32s. Fit.
1,000m: Onewonone (Islam) and Followme (Rabani) in 1-14s; (400m) 29s. Former was a length better and looks ready for the fray. Aiberni (Rabani) and Arrayal (Shanker) in 1-16s; (400m) 29s. They moved easy and together.
1,000m: Streak (Rabani) and Ambroid (Rb) in 1-13s; (400m) 25s. Former was far better. 400m: Ruby Star (Asghar) in 26s. Fit.
1,200m: Lively Project (Gurang) and Grecian Prince (Rb) in 1-34s; (400m) 28s. They were easy as they worked together.
On Wednesday, outer sand track
800m: Litolier Star (G. Singh) in 1-1s; (400m) 30s. Fit. Flying Scot (G. Singh) in 59s; (400m) 29s. Fit.
1,000m: Callisto (Rb) in 1-2s; (400m) 32s. 800m: Sky Command (Gajender) in 56s; (400m) 27s. Speedy. Don Vittorio (G. Singh) in 1-3s; (400m) 31s. 400m: Alvaro (Rb) and Assured (Rb) in 28s. Former 4 ls better.
Mock race, monsoon track
1,200m: Allabreva (P. Alford), Immaculate (Gajender), Say It Loud (Gowli), Queen Of The Nile (Upadhya), Actualite (M. Reuben) and Spanish Dru-mís (Yadav) in 1-20s. (600m) 39s. The first two were separated by 5 lengths.