Race 6 – Rating 71-55 – 1500m
Up to now, Captain Thriller has only raced over distances from 1000m to 1400m. He won all his races by running at the front, except the last. That day Allocation proved to be the fastest and Captain Thriller finished in the 3rd place after running wide. I think he can do well on this distance and is the favourite. Third behind Captain's Cheer the last time, Western Emblem is a regular horse in the Champ de Mars, he will rely on his finish in an attempt to surprise his opponents.
Betting proposition: Captain Thriller
Placé: Western Emblem
Race 1 – Rating 20-0 – 1500m
Narrowly defeated last Saturday by Way Galaxy, Mustarsel is back again in the opening race. The horse has maintained his good condition and the distance should please him. He will be ridden by Rakesh Bhaugeerothee same as last week. Mabrook ran progress during his last outing. This race has been beneficial for him and if he finds his finish in the straight line, he can surprised.
Betting proposition: Mustarsel
Race 2 – Rating 36-20 – 1400m
Victorious at his debut, Captain Tempest is well positioned to strike once more. He is in a higher class but I think he has the potential to do well. It should be remembered that during his victory, he was still a little green. This time with a gallop in the legs, he should do better. Shakelton had not done badly behind Tamworth last time. He can finish once again placed.
Betting proposition: Captain Tempest
Race 3 – Rating 46-30 – 1365m
In his last race, One And Only had lost one of his shoes. This could explain his poor performance that day. Torero is once against One And Only the one who beaten him on the sixth meeting. The horse in the Gujadhur stable has kept his form and will be the main opponent of One And Only. Darcy's Arcy will start his season. He remains on a win obtain on the international week-end. He may need this gallop.
Betting proposition: One And Only
Race 4 – Rating 51-35 – 1850m
Winner of his last two races, Traianius is seeking for a third consecutive victory. His task will be hard this time because he faces tougher horses and over a lengthen distance. However, the horse of the Serge Henry stable has the qualities to win. Tamworth is a potential danger to Traianius. The horse of the Rousset stable remains on a win and is also presents in a higher class. Beware of Ipse dixit who is running a distance he likes.
Betting proposition: Traianius
Placé: Ipse Dixit
Race 5 – Rating 56-40 – 1400m
Beach Club will be making his second attempt in this class. The last time he did not disgrace behind Bolting Cat. Juanfra remains a powerful front runner and he could well lead the race from start to finish. At his last race he was second only beaten by Eagle Squadron. To be followed also in this race, the debut of Master Marcus that comes with a good record.
Betting proposition: Beach Club
Race 7– Rating 41-25 – 1850m
Who can beat Carcassonne in this race. The horse of the Raj Ramdin stable proved his qualities in his last three victories. He will be in a higher class but given the ease with which he won his races, he will be the horse to beat. Lividus remains on a brilliant victory and will be the main opponent of Carcassonne in the race.
Betting proposition: Carcassonne
Race 8– Rating 30-14 – 1365m
Second behind Carcassonne, Tizaloochee had not disgraced to a race. With a gallop in the legs, Tizaloochee will be even more powerful this time and can resist till the end. Imperial Palace had ran out of stamina the last time and finished third. He is a regular courier and will be again at the finish.
Betting proposition: Tizaloochee
Placé: Imperial Palace