• Silver Beauty wins the Calcutta 1000 Guineas (Gr.3)
  • Hall Of Famer wins The Golconda 1000 Guineas (Gr.2)
  • Whomakestherule wins the Calcutta 2000 Guineas (Gr.3)
  • Battalion wins The Bangalore 2000 Guineas (Gr.2)
  • Silver Beauty wins the Calcutta Oaks Gr.3
  • Serjeant At Arms wins The Panchshil Indian 2000 Guineas (Gr.1)
  • Kingoftheworld wins The South India 2000 Guineas (Gr2)
  • Aika Aika Aika wins The South India 1000 Guineas (Gr.2)
  • Salazaar wins The South India Derby Stakes (Gr.1)
  • Kingoftheworld wins The South India 2000 Guineas (Gr2)
  • Hall of Famer wins The Calcutta Derby Stakes (Gr.1)
  • Ice Glacier wins The Bangalore Oaks (Gr.2)
  • Mrs Patmore wins The Gitanjali Indian 1000 Guineas (Gr.1)
  • Germanicus wins The Golconda 2000 Guineas (Gr.2)
  • Tororosso wins The B.N.Gudiyappa Bangalore Derby (Gr.1)
  • Germanicus wins The Golconda Derby Stakes (Gr.1)
  • Hall Of Famer wins The Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby (Gr.1)
  • Captain Morgan wins The South India St.Leger (Gr.2)
KOLKATA 2008
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

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