Calcutta: Athinai, Brighter Future and Bright And Clear were impressive from among the following horses seen exercising on Friday.
Outer sand track
1,400m: Athinai (C. Alford) in 1-47s; (400m) 30s. Fit and well.
Archery (Christopher) and Actable (C. Alford) in 1-46s; (400m) 33s. Former was 4 ls better.
800m: Brighter Future (Salim) and Bright And Clear (Merchant) in 57s; (400m) 30s. Former was a head better. Both impressed. Artiness (Domingo) and Alsheim (Christopher) in 58s; (400m) 30s. Former was a length better, both were easy. White Crown/Catch A Rainbow (Rb) in 1-1s; (400m) 3s. Easy. A two-year-old. Richie Rich (Tamang) in 1-2s; (400m) 32s. Easy. Arian (Tamang) in 58s; (400m) 31s. Moved well.
600m: Toe Poke (M. Reuben) (from 1,000m to 400m) in 42s. Note.
800m: Never Mind (M. Reuben) in 55s; (400m) 29s.
1,000m: (from 2,000m to 1,000m) Candela (C. Alford), Azinger (Rabani), Elusive Romance (Maseyk) and Sparkling Clear (Islam) in 1-11s; (first 800m) 59s. All jumped out well. Each separated by a head. All are two-year-olds.