Meanwhile, another trainee from Altaf Hussain's stable, Mount Sinae, commanded attention in the 1400 meters Leto Trophy. The five-year-old gelding delivered an authoritative performance, triumphing over the competition with a commanding run down the final furlong.
His impressive victory demonstrated his superiority, leaving contenders The Flutist and Speculator trailing in his wake.
In the realm of races featuring horses in the lowest category, trainer Narendra Lagad showcased his formidable skills. Mirae, a quietly fancied contender, claimed victory in the 1000 meters Astral Flare Plate (Div I). With apprentice Bhosale guiding the charge, Mirae surged ahead at a crucial juncture, narrowly holding off the persistent challenge posed by last-start winner Zukor.
Favoured contender Alamas experienced a lacklustre performance, failing to quicken when it mattered most and settling for third place. The lower division of the race witnessed another Lagad trainee, C'est L'Amour, rising to the occasion.
Having previously displayed formidable prowess, C'est L'Amour held off a spirited challenge from stablemate Mighty Thunder, sealing a triumph in a closely contested finish. Despite a strong effort from the well-supported Bomber, he fell short as the race reached its conclusion.
The day's races showcased a blend of strategic brilliance, breathtaking speed, and fierce competition, underscoring the remarkable talents of both trainers and equine athletes in the racing arena.">