Calcutta: Retained Asset and Hugo were impressive when the following horses were exercised on Thursday:
Outer sand track
1,800m: Flying Jaguar (Jaiswal) in 2-24s; (800m) 1-2s; 46s; (400m) 28s. Good.
1,400m: Retained Asset (Chisty) in 1-43s; (800m) 58s; (400m) 28s. Fit. Star Phoenix (Shabbani) and Steal The Glory (Akhtar) in 1-59s; (800m) 1-3s; (400m) 32s. Former was 4 ls better. Salazaar (Mark) in 2-0s; (800m) 1-3s; (400m) 29s. Was handy. Antonique (Rb) in 1-52s; (800m) 1-2s; (400m) 31s. Was unextended.
1,200m: Hugo (Rb) in 1-36s; (800m) 1-1s; (400m) 29s. Note. Royal Scandal (C. Jodha) in 1-35s; (800m) 1-3s; (400m) 30s. Fit. Elusive Trust (Rb) in 1-37s; (800m) 1-3s; (400m) 29s. Fit.
800m: Mezzano (Surender) in 1-0s; (400m) 28s. Fit. Mischevious Notes (Jaiswal) and Schumacher (Aharwal) in 1-3s; (400m) 31s. Former was 6 ls better.
600m: Touching Moment (Rb) and Bountiful Talent (Manasseh) in 47s; (400m) 30s. They were level. Horse Raddish (Rb) in 45s; (400m) 29s. Moved well. Blue Chalice (Rb) and Ever Grateful (Aman) in 47s; (400m) 31s. They were level and were easy.
1,400m: Afforce (Rb) in 1-45s; (800m) 56s; (400m) 27s. Fit.
400m: Chitralekha (Rb) in 30s. Easy. Lady Peppering (Israil) in 28s. Easy.