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Six races mark start of new season at LRC

Six races mark start of new season at LRC

LAHORE: Six races in the summer meeting are scheduled at the start of the 2015-16 Lahore racing season at the Racecourse here on Sunday afternoon.

As the new season starts there seems a great enthusiasm among those professionally involved in horse racing despite the scorching heat and muggy weather in the provincial metropolis.

All stake-holders have joined hands with steady interest, particularly owners and trainers by subscribing a sizable number of 73 entries to compete in six races with a glow of satisfaction in sight and promising the opening day programme a truly competitive and attractive racing action.

As the racing resume after an 18-day break, the connoisseurs of the equine sports seems to be geared up to brave the oppressive and muggy weather mounted by frequent power shut-downs, that has made life miserable with no signs of remedy.




Races programmed for Sunday are made up by the class six and class seven horses while events meant for thoroughbreds in class four and class five have been declared void for want of entries because the owners feel concerned about the mercury shooting up high.

Five races will be contested over the sprinting distance of 900 metres and one over 1,000 metres.

The main event, the Moj-e-Bahar Plate class six division II and III to be contested over 1,000 metres, is fairly subscribed of 13 horses, with overwhelming majority of thoroughbreds. That promises a competitive racing action.

Following is the field and selections:

THE MOJ-E-BAHAR PLATE CLASS VII DIV IV — 900M:

Assailant Again 9-0, Accurate Child 8-12, Naseebanwala 8-8, Shannel 8-6, Bulbul Again 8-6, Hikmat Rana 7-12, Jay Cutlier 7-10, Geo Meray Lal 7-10, Great Adla 7-10. Win: Shannel.
Place: Assailant Again and Bulbul Again.

THE MOJ-E-BAHAR PLATE CLASS VII DIV III & IV — 900M:

Buy And Sell 9-0, Kalo 8-10, Miss Risky 8-8, Heart Beat 8-8, My Shabnam 8-8, Lovely Shehzadi 8-8, Black Shadow 8-8, Honey The Princess 8-8, Accurate Game 8-8, Dua 8-8, Ameratsaria 8-6, Chal Samney 8-4, Imandar 8-4, Preetam 8-2, Princess Resham 8-0, Baby On Board 8-0, Daniel Bryan 8-0, Cute Leeza 7-8. Win: Lovely Shehzadi.
Place: Black Shadow and Ameratsaria.

THE MOJ-E-BAHAR PLATE CLASS VII DIV III — 900M:

Victory Malik 9-0, Qadardan 8-10, Nirali 8-10, Subhan Selection 8-10, Tora Rose 8-8, Honey The Great 8-8, Mitchal Stark 8-6, Tera Karam 8-6, Master Gee 8-6, Dildar 8-6, Legend Prince 8-6, Lord Of Rebels 8-6, Fire Boy 8-0, Kit Kat 7-10, Senorita 7-8. Win: Honey The Great.
Place: Kit Kat and Qadardan.

THE MOJ-E-BAHAR PLATE CLASS VII DIV II — 900M:

Miss Turu Khan 9-0, Sahaily 9-0, Baby Doll 8-10, Shan-e-Sikander 8-6, Zeus 8-6, Lucky Murad 8-6, Queen Of Esmeralda 8-6, Sana Meri Jan 8-6, Raja Gee 8-6, Aboor 8-4, Well In Time 7-10. Win: Aboor. Place: Well In Time and Raja Gee.

THE MOJ-E-BAHAR PLATE VII DIV I — 900M:

Tarteeb 9-4, White Pearl 8-12, Angel Eye 8-10, Mah-e-Doura 8-6, Blue Max 8-2, Right Of Money 7-12, Survivor 7-12. Win: Tarteeb. Place: White Pearl and Angel Eye.

THE MOJ-E-BAHAR PLATE CLASS VI DIV II & III — 1,000M:

Battle Flame 9-4, Mohtaram 9-0, Sabre Queen 9-0, Hermez 9-0, Wind Chaser 8-10, Show Card 8-6, Moon The Great (ex-Diesel) 8-4, Dreaming High 8-0, Al Fajre 7-4, Chand Pari 7-4, Best Naveed 7-4, Gujrat Queen 7-4, Mighty Dot 7-4. Win: Show Card. Place: Sabre Queen and Wind Chaser.

Published in Dawn, July 5th, 2015

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