Macedonian for October Handicap

Oct 07, 2012, 06:20 IST | Prakash Gosavi

Despite the heavy impost of 61 kg, the Shyam Habbu-trained Macedonian towers over his rivals in the October Handicap, a class IV affair for three-year-old horses.

In the hands of B Prakash, Macedonian attracts as a good betting proposition of Saturday's nine-race card. Borak, trained by Malesh Narredu, can win the Ray Of Light Plate, and deserves to be supported as an each way bet, especially as he will most probably go out at lucrative odds.

First race at 1 pm.

Piccolina Plate (Class V; 2400m)
Fifth Gear 1, Perfect Strength 2, Apache Indian 3.

Versaki Trophy (Class III; 2000m)
Carlyle Hills 1, Rodeo 2.

Hawke Bay Plate - Div II (Class IV; 1200m)
Step Up 1, Intequam 2, Divine Inspiration 3.

Kir Royale Plate (Class II; 1400m)
Coccinella 1, Yuville 2, Haunting Fantasy 3.

October Handicap (For 3y, class IV; 1200m)
Macedonian 1, Scarlet Regent 2, Indiscrete 3.

Ista Hotels Champions Trophy (For 3y, maidens; 1600m)
Montezuma 1, Home Advantage 2, Que Sera Sera 3.

M G Mathurawala Gold Trophy (Class IV; 1600m)
Celestial Call 1, Voyager 2, Roesti 3.

Ray Of Light Plate (Class III; 1000m)
Borak 1, Afrojack 2, Fireheart 3.

Hawke Bay Plate - Div I (Class IV; 1200m)
Expelliarmus 1, Bucharest 2, Smooth Operator 3.

Best bet: None
Good bet: Macedonian (5-1)
Chance bet: Borak (8-9)
Upset: Hearthrob (7-8)

Today's pools
Super jackpot pool: 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: 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9

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