LAHORE: A small card of five events, featuring two cup races, will be gone through during the eighth day/night Lahore Summer Meeting at the Racecourse here on Sunday.
The feature event, the August Cup a class VII Division I (Class VI included) to be contested over 1,100 metres, has seven acceptors. However, the real contenders are gelding Believe Me, colt Amazing Runner and filly Remember Me, who relish the distance. They should finish in the same order.
This will be the fourth race in racing order.
The opener is the Apprentice Boys Cup race to be gone over 800 metres. It has seven runners. This is the only race meant exclusively for apprentice riding boys and jockeys are not allowed to ride in this race.
The first race will be held at 5.00pm.
Following are the field and selections:
THE APPRENTICE BOYS CUP CLASS VII DIV V — 800M:
Merchant Of Venus 9-2, Gold 8-10, Hidden Prince 8-8, Magical City 8-0, Sultan Jahaniya 7-10, Slightly Different 7-6, Sky Dancer 7-6.
Win: Merchant Of Venus.
Place: Magical City and Gold.
THE KASHMIR PLATE CLASS VII DIV IV — 1,000M:
Jan-e-Fida 8-10, Statue Of Liberty 8-6, Wahab Choice 8-6, Trick or Treat 7-12, Mehrban 7-10, Piyari Guriya 7-8, Natalia 7-8.
Place: Wahab Choice and Statue Of Liberty.
THE KASHMIR PLATE CLASS VII DIV III & IV — 1,000M:
Faizi Choice 8-12, Sitara Princess 8-10, Qamar Choice 8-4, Taha Princess 7-12, Jalpana Prince 7-12, Owais-e-Bhakkar 7-10, Safdar Princess 7-8.
Win: Sitara Princess.
Place: Qamar Choice and Jalpana Prince.
THE AUGUST CUP CLASS VII DIV I (CLASS VI INCLUDED) — 1,100M:
Exceptional One 9-6, Galactic Song 8-8, Believe Me 8-4, Amazing Runner 7-10, Remember Me 7-10, Missing My Love 7-10, Hamlet 7-10.
Win: Believe Me.
Place: Remember Me and Amazing Runner.
THE KASHMIR PLATE CLASS VII DIV I & II — 1,100M:
Raining Fairy 9-0, Lorenzo 9-0, Well Done Pakistan 8-13, Madhuri Dixit 8-8, Fortuner 8-0, Jee Aya Nu 7-12, Danzra 7-8.
Win: Well Done Pakistan.
Place: Lorenzo and Raining Fairy.
Published in Dawn, August 1st, 2021