The Valentine Day Cup highlights the action at KRC today

KARACHI: Seven horses will battle it out for honors in the Valentine Day Cup which features prominently in a small four-race card of the Gymkhana Race Meeting to be held at Karachi Racecourse on Saturday.

Unlike past practice, the Valentine Day Cup, which is an annual event on the KRC calendar, was ranked in the lowest order of the combined V, VI and VII scale. This is the third race in Saturday’s racing order and will be contested over four stadiums.

Five horses will make their presence felt in the opening race which is also the highlight event of the day – combined ladder order II and III – and will run over four and a half furlongs.

The second and second race has seven competitors and will take place over four and a half stages.

Seven other horses will face the starter in the fourth and final race under the lowest ladder orders VII and VIII and will be raced over four furlongs.

The first race starts at 3:00 p.m.

Here is the field and selections:

VALENTINE’S DAY PLATE II & III 4½ F SCALE ORDER:

Azeem Choice 9-0, Shahbaz 8-12, Jugni 8-2, Balochistan Queen 8-0, Piyara Faisal 7-13.

Victory: Shahbaz. Location: Queen of Balochistan.

VALENTINE’S PLATE IV & V 4½ F SCALE ORDER:

Pick of the Day 9-0, New Class 8-13, Geo Baba 8-10, Saghir Love 8-10, Take Care 8-6, Blazing Arrow 8-6, Desco 8-2.

Victory: Desco. Location: new class.

VALENTINE’S CUP SCALE ORDER V, VI & VII 4 F:

Shaista Sanam 9-6, Debonair 9-4, Victor 8-10, Airborne 8-6, Little Darling 8-1, Daring Dyer (late Hello Youmzain) 7-10, Stella 7-9.

Victory: Little Darling. Location: Daring Dyer.

VALENTINE’S DAY PLATE ORDER VII & VIII 4 F SCALE:

Soldier Girl 9-4, Best Regard (end The Champ) 9-0, Princess Of Hope 9-0, Deewana 8-13, Sassy Gold 8-8, Stayin’ Alive 8-0, Ayyan Prince 7-12.

Victory: Deewana. Location: girl soldier.

Posted in Dawn, February 12, 2022

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