• Ruffina wins The Sprinters Cup (Gr.1)
  • Azzurro wins The Dr M A M Ramaswamy Stayers Cup (Gr.1)
  • whomakestherules wins The Maj P K Mehra Memorial Super Mile Cup (Gr.1)
  • Kangra wins The Indian Turf Invitation Cup (Gr.1) in record timing
August 2,2002
Nairn puts it across Appeaser

Jockey Appu rode a splendid race on Nairn to steer the daughter of Razeen to a thrilling win over Appeaser in the Gr 3 Governor’s Trophy, the star event of the conclu
August 1,2002
Antequera wins in exciting finish

Darius Byramji trained Antequera came up with a brilliant performance to down the front-running favourite Noble Executive to win the K N Che

July 28,2002
Network pulls off an upset

Arjun Mangalorkar trained Network brought off an upset in the Gr 3 Dashmesh And Hargobind Stud Bangalore Summer Million that featured Sunday’s races. Strictly speakin
July 27,2002
Refresher wins a thriller

Refresher has been a game horse and has invariably given out his best with a high degree of consistency. It came as no surprise when the five-year old son of Be Fresh, came
July 21,2002
The Pelican proves too good

Easily the best four-year old currently in training in the country, The Pelican made mincemeat of a worn out opposition to win the Gr 2 Bangalore St Leger, the last classic
July 20,2002
Days of Glory exploits the pull in weights

With Silvertre flopping miserably, the task for bottom-weighted Days of Glory became easier in the 1200 metres S M Ramakrishna Rao Memorial Trophy, the feature event of Sat
July 14,2002
Classical Act does a Lammatara

Classical Act’s sensational performance turned the Kingfisher Bangalore Derby into a non-contest on Sunday. Taking on a seasoned opposition after making a winning deb
July 13,2002
Acrobat edges out Bold Chieftain in a thriller

In one of the most thrilling finishes seen this season, Acrobat won the BTC Anniversary Cup from Bold Chieftan and Ancheta on Saturday. Jockey Prakash failed to deliver the
July 7,2002
Iflookscouldkill upsets in Maharaja’s Cup

The richly endowed Gr 2 Maharaja’s Cup lived up to the expectations of being a graveyard for the favourites. The terms of the races is such that horses that have plac
July 6,2002
Below par performance by Prakash

Jockey Prakash has been enjoying a glorious run, which has often been interrupted by some poor rides that he could do well to avoid. He rode a poor tactical race on Bold Ch
June 30,2002
Noble Executive proves a point or two

Ganapathy trained Noble Executive won the Gr 2 Juvenile Sprinters Million with ease which came as surprise to most but not to this writer who had pointed out in the past th
June 29,2002
Star Chieftan resumes winning ways

Star Chieftan’s win in the 1400 metres Karnataka Sub-Area Cup in Saturday’s feature event was not exactly a surprise as he had good reason to win. The son of Pl