Horse Racing, Rawalpindi
Lahori Sayeen wins February Cup at Karachi Racecourse
Lahori Sayeen added yet another feather to his cap by lifting the February Cup during the winter Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse.
With 2020 Cup already under his belt, thoroughbred chestnut horse Lahori Sayeen added yet another feather to his cap by lifting the February Cup as outsiders reigned supreme during the winter Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse.
Lahori Sayeen created quite a stir by galloping to two lengths victory over dark bay horse Parachuter to clinch second cup of the year.
The victorious horse is owned by Mian Waleed Haroon and sent by trainer Zia-ur-Rehman, was ridden by Kashif Qamar.
Favourite dark bay horse Maradona fell third after being beaten by three-quarter-of-a-length with mare Dazzling Diva completing the frame further edged by head among seven starters.
Another favourite three-year-old bay colt Danzinger bit the dust as bay horse Zorawar sprinted to smart a five-length victory to win the fifth and supporting race.
Starka and Artemisia occupied third and fourth places respectively on board after Faster Than You was withdrawn.
Trainer Zia-ur-Rehman sent three winners in Risky, Lahori Sayeen and Zorawar.
THE FEBRUARY PLATE SCALE ORDER VIII MAIDEN — 4 F:
Risky (Ghulam Jilani) 8-7, Riaz Ahmed 1; Humaira Choice 8-3, Mohammad Sajjad 2; Pin Point 8-1, Zaki Zakir 3; Amazing Boy 8-2, Wasim 4.
Won by S. Head, Head, 2 L. Time: 0.55 1/5 seconds. Winner trained by Zia-ur-Rehman.
THE FEBRUARY PLATE SCALE ORDER VIII — 4 F:
Sanobar (Tahir Mahmood Shah) 8-7, Raees Ahmed 1; Sonia Again 9-0 (cr8-7), Farjad Habib 2; Rukhsar 7-12, Riaz Ahmed 3; Tahzeeb 8-9, Zaki Zakir 4.
Won by 6 L, S. Head, S. Head. Time: 0.54 2/5 seconds. Winner trained by M. Hanif.
THE FEBRUARY PLATE SCALE ORDER VI & VII — 4½ F:
Mansha (Hamdullah Kasi) 8-4 (cr8-5), Nazil Hussain 1; Paris 8-9, Wasim 2; Lakshmi 8-8, Raees Ahmed 3; No Try 8-4, Ali Raza II 4,
Won by 8½ L, ½ L, ¾ L. Time: 0.59 2/5 seconds. Winner trained by Shahid Mannan.
THE FEBRUARY CUP SCALE ORDER III & IV — 4½ F:
Lahori Sayeen (Mian Waleed Haroon) 9-0, Kashif Qamar 1; Parachuter 8-9, Mohammad Manzoor 2; Maradona 7-11, Ali Ehsan 3; Dazzling Diva 8-12, Wasim 4.
Won by 2 L, ¾ L, Head. Time: 0.59 seconds. Winner trained by Zia-ur-Rehman.
THE FEBRUARY PLATE SCALE ORDER V & VI — 4½ F:
Zorawar (Ghulam Mustafa) 7-11, Zaki Zakir 1; Danzinger 8-4, Tariq Baran 2; Starka 7-12, Nazil Hussain 3; Artemisia 8-4, Ali Ehsan 4.
Won by 5 L, 8 L, 3 L. Time: One minute 0 1/5 seconds. Winner trained by Zia-ur-Rehman.