Dyna for Potential Champion Trophy

Aug 24, 2013, 03:50 IST | Prakash Gosavi

The Potential Champion Trophy for unraced three-year-old horses, which is slated as the feature event of today's nine-race card, has attracted a dozen runners.

Going by the preparation on trial track, five of them - Dyna, Victoria Falls, Affirmation, Arta & Doc Holiday - appear to be in a forward condition, and the winner, in all likelihood, should emerge from this quintet.

My choice is Dyna, trained by Faisal Abbas and to be ridden by C S Jodha. Two horses trained by Adhirajsingh Jodha, Sumo & Phelps, are decent bets in their respective races. Both will be ridden by Vaibhav, who is showing a lot of promise this season.

First race at 1.30 pm.

Accademia Plate (Class V; 1400m): Star Builder 1, Hot As Spice 2, Head Of State 3.
Ascot Lass Plate (Class II; 1600m): Sumo 1, Zakynthos 2, Bizarro 3.
Kilshannig Plate (Class III; 1000m): Twilight 1, Song Of Sparrow 2, Colourful Prince 3.
Cacophony Plate (Class III; 2000m): Colossus 1, Cactus Cash 2, One Wish 3.
Sans Pareil Plate - Div I (For 3y, maidens; 1400m): Sailor 1, Penny Lane 2, Morals 3.
Nana Raghunath Trophy (Class IV; 1600m): Phelps 1, Fortune Favours 2, Hay Day 3.
Sans Pareil Plate - Div II (For 3y, maidens; 1400m): Ace Connection 1. Quest For Love 2, Zlato 3.
Potential Champion Trophy (For 3y; 1200m): Dyna 1, Victoria Falls 2, Affirmation 3.
Al Dente Plate (Class V; 1000m): Yardstick 1, Follow Me 2, Harzeliyah 3.

Best bet: None
Good bet: Sumo (2-1)
Chance bet: Phelps (6-4)
Upset: Swashbuckler (5-7) & Doc Holliday (8-3)

Today's pools:
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

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