PUNE: Staristocrat and Simply Sweet, who crossed swords thrice at Mahalaxmi, will once again renew their battle in the Dr S R Captain Trophy, the feature event of Sunday's eight-race card. Both will be ridden by their regular riders, Yash Narredu and CS Jodha respectively.
The former, who managed to finish ahead of the latter on all those three occasions at Mahalaxmi, is expected to do so yet again at the Pune racetrack.
First race at 1.30 pm.
Agni Plate (For 4y, class V; 1000m)
Blackbean 1, Bella Traviata 2, Spear Of Trium 3.
Thanda Plate (Class V; 2000m)
Carma 1, Sabiq 2, Theory 3.
Dr S R Captain Trophy (Class II; 1400m)
Staristocrat 1, Eduardo 2, Simply Sweet 3.
Storm Plate (For 4y&o, class IV; 1200m)
Make Way For Me 1, Ukulele 2, Zambian 3.
Entrepreneurs' Organization, Pune August Handicap (For 3y; 1400m)
Maleficent 1, Bull Run 2, Dancing Pretty 3.
Potential Champion Trophy (For 3y; 1000m)
Excelonce 1, Scarlet Prince 2, Orla 3.
Cacophony Plate (Class IV; 1400m)
Bay Of Secrets 1, Legend Of The Seas 2, Geromino 3.
Star Comrade Plate (For 5y&o, class III; 1200m)
Beyond Horizons 1, Youre The Boss 2, Brown Dynamite 3.
Best bet: None
Good bet: Bay Of Secrets (7-1)
Chance bet: Staristocrat (3-2)
Upset: Japanese (6-3) & Monza (8-3)