Another classic for Success

26 November 2022 12:00 AM
OUR TURF CORRESPONDENT

Fresh from her dead-heated Success in The Calcutta Monsoon Derby, Vijay Singh's got abroad daughter of Havana Gold -Success (Suraj Narredu-up) justified the short odds to score in the WOLF 777 Calcutta 1000 Guineas here on Friday.

Calcutta: Fresh from her dead-heated Success in the Calcutta Monsoon Derby, Vijay Singh's got abroad daughter of Havana Gold -Success (Suraj Narredu-up) justified the short odds to score in the WOLF 777 Calcutta 1000 Guineas here on Friday.
  Suraj brought Success from mid-bunch to easily get the better of the southern India challanger Shabelle (P.Trevor-up), after a brief duel in the final furlong, Arabian Queen (P. S. Chauhan) finished with a late surge to finish a good third.
  Vijay Singh-Suraj combine and Patrick Quinn scored a double each.
The Agostini Handicap saw the odds on Secret Pearl drift, as money started pouring on last year derby winner Eastwood and Santana, Suraj rode a copy book race on Secret Pearl to go away from long time leader Santana (S.Antony.Raj-up),  Eastwood (Neeraj Rawal) however, needed this run.
  Dream Chaser (S.Antony Raj-up) was a medium of huge gamble being backed down to evens, as odds on owner-mate Divya Shakti (Sujit Paswan-up) drifted, in a three-way finish Quinn’s charge got the judge’s nod ahead of Summer Air (Hasib Alam-up) Whistle Blower (C.S.Jodha-up) failed to quicken despite travelling prominently all through the race, ignore Divya Shakthi’s run.
  Properly Posh (Afzal Khan-up) was the wrong’un’ from the Quinn’s stable to gain an effortless victory over stablemate Dubai Dunes (S.Antony Raj-up) in the concluding event, the 1,200m Star Team Handicap.
  The Madras Race Club Cup saw Aashay Doctor trained Stockbridge (Neeraj Rawal-up) getting the better of Oasis (Hindu Singh-up) and Malwa (Sujit Paswan), it was a close call as the runner up didn’t have the luck of the race, make a note of Malwa’s run.
  The opener saw Javed Khan trained Arrow Point (Y.S.Srinath-up) trounced the opposition in a facile manner, more long distance races are in store for this Kingda Ka filly.

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