• Punjabi Girl wins The Fillies Championship Stakes (Gr.1)
  • Sir Cecil wins The Colts Championship Stakes (Gr.1)
December 31,2008
Thunder Of Hooves return to RCTC

After a break of nearly two long months, during which time racing came to a standstill at this centre, the thunder of hooves return on New Year's Day -much to the delight

December 29,2008
Nicola Brings The Curtain Down

Before our series on Super Dams draws to an end, it would be proper to make a few relevant and pertinent points about the breeding industry.

The Poonawalla S

December 22,2008
Calcutta Derby on March 1

The Royal Calcutta Turf Club confirmed that the Calcutta Winter Season will kick off on New Year's Day — traditionally the day when socialites of this metropolis ma

December 16,2008
Dusty Was A 'Champion' Dam

The late seventies saw the advent of a great broodmare Dusty. She won a race in England before going on to produce eight winners here. In conjunction with the sire Satinello,

December 9,2008
Celandine Produced A Special Set of Siblings

We continue with our list of non-performing mares who went on to become superlative dams. Celandine was one such dam who did not even race but produced a long list of 10

December 4,2008
The Powerful Charenzaccio Line

The last few dams we have dealt with produced champions without themselves performing notably on the track. The two broodmares Charenzaccio and Schiaparelli (a mother and dau

December 2,2008
Horses Looking Good at Kolkata

After two days of trotting and rolling their charges, most trainers and officials at this centre are hopeful that the winter meeting at Calcutta will commence on New Year'

November 29,2008
Bharath Singh To Return

It is reliably learnt that Robin Corner will be switching portfolios. After being a trainer here for more than three years, Corner will be acting as an advisor for RCTC from

November 28,2008
Unraced Dam with 'Astonish-ing' Progeny

It is a fact that progeny and performance are two unrelated entities. We saw in the case of   Purita and her dam Pashmina, that they were both non-winners, yet they

November 27,2008
RCTC Remain Upbeat

Despite a delayed start to the Calcutta Winter Meeting due to over half the stable strength being affected by Pyrexia of an Unknown Origin (POU), the mood at the RCTC office

November 26,2008
Purita Produced The Best

She was no great shakes herself but she produced a colt which shook the Indian turf like none before him. She came at a time when the Indian breeding industry was yet to find

November 21,2008
Hennessy produced a surprise package

The mare Hennessy will be remembered for two reasons. Firstly, because she produced a brilliant Indian Derby winner in the form of Sir Bruce and secondly, because she was the