Rosalind attracts as best bet

Aug 25, 2012, 08:52 IST | Praksah Gosavi

A special trophy has been framed in the memory of Nana Raghunath, the soft-spoken and down-to-earth trainer from western India who passed away at Kolkata last year where he was looking after the Padmanabhan-trained In The Spotlight, the filly who later won the Indian Derby in February at Mahalaxmi.

Rosalind, trained Pesi Shroff and to be ridden by S Zervan, is tipped to win the event, and in fact, shapes as the best betting proposition of the Saturday afternoon.

First race at 2 pm.

Golfing Plate (Class IV; 1600m)
Mighty King 1, Supreme Minstrel 2, Cheponski 3.

Accademia Plate (Class V; 2000m)
Sound Of River 1, Lake View 2, Cavalryman 3.

Kilshannig Plate (Class III; 2000m)
Marauder 1, Neath 2, Cypress Point 3.

Nana Raghunath Trophy (Class III; 1200m)
Rosalind 1, Moonscape 2, Scorch 3.

Ascot Lass Plate (Class III; 1400m)
Limitless Hills 1, Rebecca 2, Turf Lightning 2.

Rajaram Chhatrapati Trophy (Class II; 1800m)
Chemin De Fer 1, Spirit Of Mercy 2.

Cacophony Plate (For 3y, maidens; 1000m)
Winter Wind 1, Holiday Dancer 2, Grand March 3.

Aerobica Plate (Class IV; 1200m)
Encore 1, Helen 2, Pronto Star 3.

Best bet: Rosalind (4-6)
Good bet: Winter Wind (7-1)
Chance bet: Marauder (3-2)
Upset: Expelliarmus (8-7)

Today's pools
Super jackpot pool: 3,4,5,6,7,8
Jackpot pool: 4,5,6,7,8
Treble pool: I - 3,4,5; II - 6,7,8
Tanala pool: All races.

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