Zander, trained by Cooji Katrak and to be ridden by Yash Narredu is tipped to win the main event of Thursday's seven-race card, the Southern Empire Trophy.
Besides being the only 4y old in the fray, Zander is also winner of 4 races from 5 starts, and the most interesting fact is that his only loss over this trip is was to Solomon who surprised all (except his trainer) by winning the Sprinters’ Cup in a start to finish manner.
Accordingly, Zander shapes as a good bet of the afternoon.
First race at 3.15 pm.
Running Star Plate (Class V; 1000m)
Ocean Star 1, Gyahana 2, Glorious Crown 3.
Radha Sigtia Trophy (Class II; 2400m)
Zazou 1, Grenadine 2.
Southern Empire Trophy (Class I; 1200m)
Zander 1, One Kept Secret 2, Quick Fire 3.
Royal Deeds Plate (For 3y, maidens; 1200m)
Harvey 1, Sentimental 2, Flying Show 3.
Ronaldo Plate (Class III; 1200m)
Mine Forever 1, Beach Game 2, Impressionist 3.
P A d'Avoine Trophy (Class IV; 1600m)
Sabotage 1, Romantic Racer 2, Sheronna 3.
A Hoyt Plate (Class IV; 1000m)
Joleene 1, Star 2, Blue Flame 3.
Best bet: None
Good bet: Zander (3-5)
Chance bet: Mine Forever (5-4)
Upset: Spear Of Trium (1-6)
Super jackpot pool: 2,3,4,5,6,7
Jackpot pool: 3,4,5,6,7
Treble pool: 5,6,7
Tanala pool: 1,3,4,5,6,7.