Trainer Pesi Shroff holds a whip hand in that both the top contenders — Amadeus & Bullseye — hail from his barn, and I think it is the former, to be ridden by A Sandesh, who will be able to bag the Cup.

The Bahrain Trophy, the supporting event of the card, has seven three-year-olds in the fray vying for stakes money of over Rs 5 lakh. The race appears to be a contest between Emperor Of France & Yellowzone, with first-timer Trisara as a threat to the duo.