A lackluster eight-race card is framed for the juveniles championships day on Sunday at Mahalaxmi, with only five and six runners featuring in the Colts' & Fillies' categories respectively. Interestingly, owner Dr Ramaswamy and trainer S Ganapathy's Oxford Opinion and Eternal Flame, at least on paper, tower over their rivals, and in all probability, will return to the winner's enclosure.
While Eternal Flame shapes as the best betting proposition of the afternoon, Ellipsis, trained by Zadmal Singh, attracts as a good bet in the hands of Trevor Patel in the Rustom P Mehta Trophy.
First race at 2.45 pm.
Memories Of You Plate (Class V; 1200m)
Chlobud 1, Dia 2, Flying Trigger 3.
Exhilaration Double Stakes (Class I; 1800m)
Laurita 1, La Femme Fleur 2.
P R Mehta Trophy (Class II; 2400m)
Ellipsis 1, Snowing 2.
Forbes Breeders' Juvenile Fillies' Championship (Grade 3) (For 3y; 1600m)
Eternal Flame 1, Bay Of Secrets 2, Ageless 3.
J Rustomji Soparivala Trophy - Div I (For 3y, maidens; 1000m)
Phoenix Knight 1, Rain Dance 2, Itscaro 3.
Shapoorji Pallonji Breeders' Juvenile Colts' Championship (Grade 3) (For 3y; 1600m)
Oxford Opinion 1, Desert God 2, Mogadishu 3.
J Rustomji Soparivala Trophy - Div II (For 3y, maidens; 1000m)
Bubbly Bellini 1, Shining Melody 2, Saker 3.
Racing World Trophy (Class IV; 1400m)
Apache 1, Melinda 2, Remarkables 3.
Best bet: Eternal Flame (4-2)
Good bet: Ellipsis (3-2)
Chance bet: Apache (8-3)
Upset: In My Life (1-2) & Maleficent (5-8)
Super jackpot pool: 3,4,5,6,7,8
Jackpot pool: 4,5,6,7,8
Treble pool: I - 5,6,7; I