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Arcaro, Sea Royale impress

Calcutta: Arcaro, Sea Royale, Shining Jewel, Romantic Notes, Alicyclic, Moon Mission, Terriffico, Announcer and Amicable were impressive.from among the following horses seen exercising on Friday morning:

Outer sand track

1,400m: Arcaro (C. Alford) and Calorescence (Shanker) in 1-37s; (800m) 55s; (400m) 30s. Former was handy while finishing 5 ls ahead. Romantic Notes (C. Alford) and Shining Jewel (Shanker) in 1-37s; (800m) in 54s; (400m) 28s. The latter was impressive though finishing level. Midnight Escape (C. Alford) and Archery (Shanker) in 1-38; (800m) 56s; (400m) 30s. Former outclassed companion. Andreyev (C. Alford) in 1-41s; (800m) in 56s; (400m) 27s. Fit.

1,200m: Touch Of Elegance (Smith) in 1-29s; (800m) 1-0s; (400m) 30s. Terriffico (Yacoob) and Star Of Ring (Amil) in 1-32s; (800m) 1-0s; (400m) 30s. Both moved attractively, though the former finished ahead by a length. Millennium Star (Shanker) and Majestic Crown (G. Singh) in 1-32s; (800m) 1-2s; (400m) 32s. Former moved fluently while finishing 3 ls better. King Crest (G. Singh) in 1-34s; (800m) 1-2s; (400m) 32s. Easy. Positive Thinker (Rutherford) in 1-34s; (800m) 1-3s; (400m) 33s. Alborada (Gurang) and Bay Dragon (Salim K.) in 1-38s; (800m) 1-2s; (400m) 30s. They strode out together.

1,000m: Announce (C. Alford) and Amicable (Shanker) in 1-12s; (600m) 44s; (400m) 31s. Both impressed, though the former finished ahead by a length. Sea Royale(C. Alford) and Alicyclic (Shanker) in 1-10s; (600m) 41s; (400m) 28s. They impressed as they picked up speed in the latter half of the finish level.

800m: Say It Loud (Shanker) and Be Fresh/Current Affair (G. Singh) in 56s; (600m) 41s; (400m) 29s. Former was 4 ls better. Latter is a two-year-old. Both are bound to attract good bidding during the Breeze up sales on Tuesday. Blushing Queen (Yadav) and Monalisa (Upadhya) in 1-0s; (400m) 30s. Never Mind (P. Alford) and Harlem Heat (Gowli) in 58s; (400m) 30s. They moved well as they finished level. They are two-year-olds. Pearl Dragon (Salam) in 57s; (400m) 31s. Unextended. Measure Up (Amil) and Forest Ridge (R. Ahmed) in 1-1s; (400m) 29s. They finished level. They are two-year-olds. Autumn Fantasy (A. P. Singh) and My Dancer (Asghar) in 1-2s; (400m) 28s. They moved well as they finished level. They are two-year-olds. Great View (Yadav) and Mystic Forest (Salam) in 1-0s; (400m) 30s. They finished level. They are two-year-olds. Moon Mission (Upadhya) and Great Ambition (Yadav) in 59s; (400m) 29s. Former was handy as they galloped together. Latter is a two-year-old.

600m: Adducer (Rabani) in 44s; (400m) 30s.

Sand track

1,400m: Miss Padmini (Rb) in 1-48s; (400m) 32s. A two-year-old. Rheinheart (G. Singh) in 1-48s; (400m) 33s.

1,200m: Rhapsody Is Blue (Rutherford) and Rare Mettle (Rb) in 1-24; (400m) 27s. They moved attractively as they finished together. They are two-year-olds. Don Vittorio (G. Singh) in 1-28s; (400m) 28s. Gold Discovery/Spiritual Vibration (K. Kumar) and Divine Sparks (Rb) in 1-22s; (400m) 30s. Former 2 ls better. They are two-year-olds.

1,000m: Crimson King (Rb) in 1-15s; (400m) 29s.

800m: Hoagy (Rutherford) and Phunney Phellow (K. Kumar) in 52s; (400m) 25s. They were handy as they levelled. Former is a two-year-old.

Gate practice

1,200m (from 2,000m to1,000m); Krytophux (Dalpat), Suriyothai (Upadhya) and Toe Poke (P. Alford) in 1-8s. All jumped out well and finished level. They are two-year-olds.

Barrier trial after the last race on Thursday, race track

1,200m: Saladin (Rutherford), Earl Grey (Dalpat), Peppy Mistress (P. Alford), Among Men (Gowli), Uprising (Kujur) and Touch Of Elegance (Smith) in 1-18s; (1,000m) in 1-3 3/5s; (600m) in 41s; (400m) 27s. They finished in the order named. The first two named horses were separated by 2 ls while the rest finished far behind. Note the first named horse.

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