Though the Altamash Ahmed-trained four-year-old has failed on every occasion in the past whenever he has tried to go beyond ten furlongs, there is a good chance he will emerge victorious thanks to his current superb form.
Ocean And Beyond & Spearhead, the two older horses who have given proof that they can stay this grueling trip, are the ones he will have to beat. A Sandesh will ride An Acquired Taste.
As bets, I recommend three horses — Port Blair, Clinton & Knight Of Re, the one mentioned first attracting as the day's best betting proposition.
First race at 1.30 pm.
Live Legend Plate (Class V; 1400m)
Veena's Star 1, Stella 2, Daredevil 3.
Radical Force Plate (Class II; 1000m)
Port Blair 1, Rule Forever 2, Dreamliner 3.
Personified Plate (Class V; 2000m)
Belvedere 1, Romantic Beauty 2, Ashwa Yodhaa 3.
Consequence Plate (For 3y; 1200m)
Fontainebleau 1, Rosie Sunshine 2, Stiletto 3.
Rose Royal Trophy (Class I; 1400m)
Clinton 1, Blue Ace 2, Scarlet Pimpernel 3.
Idar Gold Trophy Gr 3 (For 4y&o; 2400m)
An Acquired Taste 1, Ocean And Beyond 2, Spearhead 3.
Premier Collection Plate - Div II (Class IV; 1600m)
Adams Spirit 1, Novak 2, Splendid Light 3.
Macchupicchu Gold Cup (Class III; 1400m)
Que Sera Sera 1, Protector Of Paris 2, Theology 3.
Premier Collection Plate - Div I (Class IV; 1600m)
Knight Of Re 1, Suo O Moto 2, Lavender Brown 3.
Best bet: Port Blair (2-5)
Good bet: Clinton (5-4)
Chance bet: Knight Of Re (9-9)
Upset: Oriental Sapphire (7-1)
Super jackpot poo: 4,5,6,7,8,9
Jackpot pool: I - 3,4,5,6,7; II - 5,6,7,8,9
Treble pool: I - 2,3,4; II - 6,7,8; III - 7,8,9
Tanala pool: All races