Horse racing: Acclaimed for Gamble For Love Trophy

Pune: Only five runners are in the fray for the class I, Gamble For Love Trophy, the stellar attraction of Sunday's eight-race card. The race may still turn out to be very competitive with Acclaimed and Falcon as top two contenders, and One Wish as the joker in the pack. I expect Acclaimed (P Trevor up) to get stronger at the business end of the mile trip.

Top Commander, who let down a large following when racing as favourite last time, is expected to make amends in the hands of A Sandesh, and shapes as a bettable proposition in the Amber Royal Plate, and Tammy O, who faltered close home in last outing, attracts as a good bet of the afternoon.

First race at 1.30 pm.

Classic Talk Plate (Class V; 1400m)
Lhotse 1, Theory 2, Mohegun Sun 3.

Ronin Plate (Class II; 1200m)
Ultrasonic 1, Jimbo 2, Emperor Of France 3.

Gamble For Love Trophy (Class I; 1600m)
Acclaimed 1, Falcon 2, One Wish 3.

Amber Royal Plate (Class III; 2000m)
Top Commander 1, Fire Engine 2, Belvedere 3.

Prithvi Edifice Million (For 3y; 1400m)
Zadora 1, Vision Of Romance 2, Spider Man 3.

Nana Raghunath Trophy - Div I (Class IV; 1000m)
Tammy O 1, Hudson Hawk 2, Antartica Zone 3.

Potential Champion Trophy (For 3y; 1200m)
Khaleefa 1, Square Moon 2, Dramarama 3.

Nana Raghunath Trophy - Div II (Class IV; 1000m)
Mateus Rose 1, Veni Vidi Vici 2, Ceasarina 3.

Best bet: None
Good bet: Tammy O (6-1)
Chance bet: Top Commander (4-4)
Upset: Congressional (5-7)

Today's pools:
Super jackpot pool: 3,4,5,6,7,8
Jackpot pool: 4,5,6,7,8
Treble pool: I - 5,6,7; II - 6,7,8
Tanala pool: All races.

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