Arbello, Acklins catch eye

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  • Published 23.09.02

Calcutta: Arbello, Acklins, Abridge and Adeline were impressive from among the following horses seen working on Saturday.

Outer sand track

2,000m: Inside Story (C. Alford) and Midnight Escape (Shanker) in 2-38s; (600m) 49s; (400m) 31s. Former was 6 ls better.

1,400m: Calamint (C. Alford) and Automatic (Shanker) in 1-43s; (600m) 44s; (400m) 29s. Former was handy, latter dropped at 400m. Actable (C. Alford) and Andreyev (Shanker) in 1-45s; (400m) 28s. They moved well while they finished together. Immaculate (Merchant) and Bay Dragon (Upadhya) in 1-51s; (400m) 27s. They were handy as they finished level. Arbello (C. Alford) and Acklins (Rb) in 1-42s; (600m) 45s; (400m) 29s. Former was a length better.but the later was easy and impressive. Smart Ruler (Merchant) and Royal City (Asghar) in 1-55s; (400m) 28s. They moved well while they levelled.

1,200m: Romantic Notes (C. Alford) in 1-35s; (400m) 27s. Looking well.

1,000m: Soliel (Saran) in 1-13s; (400m) in 28s. Fit.

800m: New Fortune (Asghar) and Royal Command (Merchant) in 59s; (400m) 30s. They were level. They moved well. Adeline (Upadhya) and

Amber Dancer (Merchant) in 57s; (400m) 27s. They were level but make a note of the former. Cupola (Surjeet) in 1-0s; (400m) 30s.

600m: Moon Mission (Merchant) in 47s; (400m) 30s. Easy. Primaticcio (Merchant) and Discomatic (Asghar) in 48s; (400m) 28s. They were level and were easy. Amaryllis (C. Alford) and Aherlow (Shanker) in 48s; (400m) 32s. Former was easily 2 ls better. Midas Touch (Merchant) and April Ace (Asghar) in 46s; (400m) 28s. They were level. Both are fit.

400m: Star Selection (Merchant) in 30s.

Sand track

1,000m: Rheinheart (Shanker) in 1-19s; (400m) 31s. Lucifer (Upadhya) in 1-15s; (400m) 29s. Maintains form.

800m: Abridge (Rutherford) and Mack The Knife (Surjeet) in 53s; (400m) 25s. They moved well.while finishing level. Phunney Phellow (Rutherford) and Carbon Steel (Rb) in 55s; (400m) 26s. They were level and were easy. Actuate (Rb) in 56s; (400m) 27s. Fit. Heaven’s Blessing (Shanker) in 1-1s; (400m) 30s. Anatolia (C. Alford) in 59s; (400m) 27s. Was unextended. Don Vittorio (Shanker) in 56s; (400m) 27s. Moved easy. Peppy Mistress (Rb) in 54s; (400m) 24s. Fit. Grand Lodge (Manohar) in 1-1s; (400m) 30s. Kainat (Rb) in 1-0s; (400m) 29s. Star Music (Som S.) in 54s; (400m) 25s. Was easy.

400m: Sariano (Manohar) in 25s.