Calcutta: Hello Brother was impressive when the following horses were exercised on Thursday:
Outer sand track
1,400m: Abridge (Rb) and Strength To Strength (Rutherford) in 1-47s; (1,000m) 1-13s; (400m) 30s. They were handy as they finished level. Inside Story (Rb), Arrival (Shanker) and Assailer (Surrender) in 1-48s; (1,000m) 1-15s; (400m) 31s. They were easy as finished level.
1,200m: Spanish Drums (Rb) in 1-33s; (400m) 32s. Direct Acess (Gurang) and Great Ambition (Salam) in 1-29s; (400m) 31s. They were easy as they levelled.
800m: Greenlander (Salim) and Moon Quest (Upadhya) in 58s; (400m) 31s. Impressive Prince (Salim) and Star Of Ring (Upadhya) in 58s; (400m) 31s. They were unextended as they levelled. Hello Brother (Upadhya) in 57s; (400m) 30s. Moved easy. Adeline (Upadhya) in 1-3s; (400m) 31s. Birdís Empire (Gurang) in 1-2s; (400m) 31s.
1,400m: Austral (Brij S.) in 1-40s; (1000m) 1-13s; (400m) 30s. Fit.
1,200m: Starina (Rb) in 1-24s; (800m) 57s; (400m) 31. Easy. Uprising (Rb) in 1-21s; (800m) 54s; (600m) 41s. Good.
600m: Aldridge (K. Kumar) in 39s; (400m) 26s. Moved well.
Gate practice (from 2,000m to 1,400m): Grand Lodge (Rb), Among Men (Gowli), Silk Route (Rabani) and Onewonone (Islam) in 54s. All four jumped out well. They finished in the order named and each was separated by a length.