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Network, Pearl Dragon shine

Calcutta: Network, Pearl Dragon, Moon Mission, Barrier Ridge and Alexine were impressive when the following horses were exercised on Sunday.

Outer sand track.

1400m: Athinai (C. Alford) in 1-55s; (600m) 48s; (400m) 32s. Easy

1000m: Network (C. Alford) and Amaryllis (Surender) 1000m 1-10s; (600m) 41s; (400m) 28s; Former was far better and moved easy.

800m: Sariano (Gajender) in 1-0s; (600m) 44s; (400m) 30s. Was urged. Pearl Dragon (Merchant) and Midas Touch (Amil) in 56s; (600m) 43s; (400m) 30s; Former Note former who was far better. Moon Mission (Merchant) and Barrier Ridge (Amil) in 57s; (600m) 41s; (400m) 29s. They moved attractively as they finished level. Alexine ( C. Alford) in 56s; (600m) 42s; (400m) 29s. Note.

600m: Anokato (Merchant) in 41s; (400m) 28s; Positive Thinker (Kujur) in 41s; (400m) 27s. Fit.

On Saturday, outer sand track

1,400m: Archery (Christopher) and Arrival (C Alford) in 1-45s; (600m) 47s; (400m) 32s. They stretched out well as they finished level. Calabar (Christopher), Automatic (Domingo) and Apprise (C. Alford) in 1-52s; (600m) 49s; (400m) 34s. The first two named named were level and they outclassed the third horse. Amicable (Christopher), Shining Jewel (Rb) and Anatolia (C. Alford in 1-44s; (600m) 46s; (400m) 32s. The first two named named were level and they outclassed the third horse. The first two were very easy.

1,000m: Suriyothai (Rb) in 1-14s; (600m) 45s; (400m) 32s. Easy. Lucifer (Surjeet) in 1-15s; (600m) 47s; (400m) 32s. Easy.

800m: Crimson Rage (Rb) in 1-0s; (600m) 45s; (400m) 31s. Easy. Hello Brother (A. Hassan) in 1-0s; (600m) 43s; (400m) 29s. Moved well. Venus (C. Alford) in 1-2s; (600m) 46s; (400m) 32s. The Flying Star (P. Alford) in 59s; (600m) 43s; (400m) 30s. Easy. Vishalakkhi (A. P. Singh) in 1-0s; (600m) 45s; (400m) 30s. Loveisblind (Rabani) in 1-0s; (600m) 45s; (400m) 31s. Fit. Moira (Amjad) in 1-2s; (600m) 47s; (400m) 33s. Perfect Vision (A. P. Singh) in 57s; (600m) 42s; (400m) 28s. Easy. Rohini (Surjeet) in 57s; (600m) 42s; (400m) 28s. Note. Gypsy King (Rabani) and Tasmac (Islam) in 58s; (600m) 44s; (400m) 30s. They moved well while they finished level. Whispering Nile (Surjeet) and A Ma ‘Jaju (A. Hassan) in 59s; (600m) 44s; (400m) 31s. They were fully urged to finish level. They are two-year-olds. Blushing Queen (Yasin) and Activity (Salam) in 56s; (600m) 42s; (400m) 29s. The former outclassed her companion and may be noted as an early winner. Blue Chip (Rabani) in 56s; (600m) 42s; (400m) 28s. Fit for the fray. Dashing Chief (Yasin) and Measure Up (Salam) in 59s; (600m) 43s; (400m) 30s. They moved impressively while finishing level. Brighter Future (R. Ahmed) and Bright And Clear (Akhtar) in 59s; (600m) 44s; (400m) 30s. They were noteworthy while finishing level. Arrayal (Islam) in 57s; (600m) 43s; (400m) 30s. Impressive. May strike early. Triumphant (Kujur) in 56s; (600m) 42s; (400m) 28s. Moved attractively.

Sand track

800m: She’s A Star (Brij) in 54s; (600m) 40s; (400m) 27s. Fit. Gul (P. Alford) in 55s; (600m) 40s; (400m) 25s. Moved easy.

Mock trial after the last race

Winter track

1,100m: Elistano (Christopher), Almara (Maseyk) and Alashaan (C. Alford) in 1-8s; (600m) 36s; (400m) 24s. The first two were separated by two lengths while the last named was no match for them. Toe Poke (M. Reuben) and Compassionate (P. Alford) in 1-7s; (600m) 37s; (400m) 25s. The first named was too good for her companion. May win soon.

On Friday, outer sand track

1,200m: Announcer (Christopher) and Andropov (C. Alford) in 1-30s; (600m) 44s; (400m) 30s. Both moved well though the former finished ahead by 2 ls. Calescent (C. Alford) in 1-32s; (600m) 45s; (400m) 31s. Fit. A two-year-old.

800m: Amaryllis (Rb) and Apprise (Rb) in 1-0s; (600m) 46s; (400m) 32s. Both were easy while the former finished ahead by a length.

600m: Starry Man (A. Hussain) in 43s; (400m) 29s. Maintains winning form. Arakawa (C. Alford), Concordial/Queen’s Lake (Rb), Calamite (Domingo), Exclusie Affair (Christopher), Arapahoe (Rb) and Annabee (Surender) in (400m) 31s. The last named finished far behind while the first five finished together. All are two-year-olds.

On Thursday, outer sand track

1,200m: Callisto (C. Alford) in 1-30s; (400m) 31s. Fit. 1,000m: Calo-rific (C. Alford) and Elistano (Christ-opher) 1-13s; (400m) 30s. Former was 2 ls better. They are two-year-olds. 800m: Alashaan (Christopher) and Almara (C. Alford) in 56s; (400m) 30s. Former, who was 4 ls better, urged. They are two-year-olds. Advancer (C.Alford) and Thrilling Proposal (Christopher) in 55s; (400m) 28s. They were level. Deeqa (Rabani) and Streak (Salam) in 1-0s; (400m) 31s. They were level. They are two-year-olds. Whispering Nile (Gowli), A Ma ‘Jaju’ (Rb) and Little Saint (Rb) in 1-1s; (400m) 32s. They were level. All are two-year-olds.

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