Horse Racing: Fierce fight anticipated in mid-day Trophy


In a Friday card of seven races, the mid-day Trophy can be the most effective cup occasion to be run under the floodlights, and therefore, constitutes as one of the prime points of interest of the nighttime racing software. The race is reserved for class IV horses and might be run over the sharpest trip of five furlongs.

Thanks to the prestige and visibility connected with the trophy named after your favored newspaper, a no-holds-barred contest is played out on the racetrack every year in this event. Tomorrow’s race will be no extraordinary.

Eight within the fray

Eight runners will line up for the day after today’s event, and as many as 5 of the – Lord Commander, Loire, Bonafide, Highland Empress, and Fire Flame – had been winners of one race every.

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Interestingly, all five victories were over 1000m, the identical distance over which tomorrow’s showdown will take location, promising a completely near and exciting contest. But there is one horse many of the final 3 – Chosen One – who is still a maiden (but to win a race), but looks able to unexpected the prevailing quintet. Chosen One, trained by using SK Sunderji and to be ridden by using Neeraj Rawal, has been a runner-up on two of the three activities this season.

Lord Commander favorite

With ace jockey Sandesh in the saddle, Lord Commander will most possibly be the top fancied horse, having had an amazing lung-opener at the class III stage and now dropping into class IV.

The most effective grey horse inside the lineup, he’s trained with the aid of Bezan Chenoy. Next in demand might be the Rehanullah Khan-educated Highland Empress for whom jockey PS Chouhan has been engaged to experience.

Trainer Narendra Lagad is the simplest teacher who has pitched in multiple horses within the mid-day trophy. His runners are Loire and Fire Flame – the former, to be ridden via rookie Raghuveer Singh, having better credentials as she becomes involved in a picture end with Lord Commander at Pune, and is now served by using better terms on the scales.