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Inside Story, Alsheim work well

Calcutta: Inside Story, Alsheim and Saladin were impressive from among the following horses seen exercising on Wednesday morning:.

Outer sand track

1,400m: Inside Story (C. Alford) and Automatic (Shanker) in 1-44s; (800m) 55s; (400m) 27s. They stretched out well with the former finishing ahead by 3 lengths.

1,200m: Anatolia (Shanker) and Amaryllis (C. Alford) 1-32s; (800m) 56s; (400m) 27s. They moved well as they levelled.

800m: Alsheim (Shanker) and Artisia (C. Alford) in 55s; (400m) 27s. Former was 5 ls better. Allodium (Rabani) in 58s; (400m) 29s. Easy. Rescue Act (Islam) and Alkido (Rabani) in 1-0s; (400m) 31s. Former was easily 4 ls better. Suriyothai (Upadhya), Storm Centre (Dalpat) and Cupola (Rb) in 55s; (400m) 27s. They were separated by 4 ls and a distance.Note the first named horse. Gul (Saran) in 58s; (400m) 29s. Flying Power (Kujur) in 1-2s; (400m) 32s. Callisto (C. Alford) in 56s; (400m) 28s. Moved easy. Kainat (Gowli) in 1-0s; (400m) 31s. Calamint (C. Alford) in 58s; (400m) 30s. Easy.

600m: Flinders (Smith) in 40s; (400m) 26s. Fit.

Sand track

800m: Saladin (Rutherford) in 50s; (400m) 24s. Impressed. Don Vittorio (G. Singh) in 52s; (400m) 26s. Moved fluently. Spanish Drums (Rb) in 56s; (400m) 28s.

600m: Rheinheart (G. Singh) in 39s; (400m) 25s. Easy.

Gate practice:

800m: (from2,000m to 1,200m) Tecorno/Goldilocks (C. Alford) in Excaliber’s Lake/Million Stars (Shanker), Altigraph (Domingo) and Metal Precieux/Mea Culpa (Surender) in 56s. All jumped out well and finished in a close order. All Altigraph are two-year-olds. Rebounding Thrill/Modest Proposal (Surender), No Louder/Lady Cox (Shanker), Assailer (Domingo) and Indiciment/Ensenada (C. Alford) in 59s. All jumped out well and the first three named finished level, the last named was eased up at 1,400m marker. All but Assailer are two-year-olds.

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