• Punjabi Girl wins The Fillies Championship Stakes (Gr.1)
  • Sir Cecil wins The Colts Championship Stakes (Gr.1)
  • Sir Cecil wins The Kingfisher Ultra Derby Bangalore (Gr.1)
  • Desert God wins The Tetrasoft Inc. Bangalore St. Leger (Gr.2)
PUNE 2001
August 15,2001

The hype generated subsequent to Rambus’ splendid winning debut at Mahalaxmi ensured his installation as an odds-on choice for the Nanoli Stud Colts and Fillies Million

August 12,2001
Sunday provides some respite for battered punters

Failing to hit the wire first astride public choices can sometimes prove to be dangerous for the health of a jockey. At least this is what jockey Mallesh Narredu discovered a

August 11,2001
Punters reel under a state of shock on day of upsets

Though upsets are said to be a part and parcel of horse racing, not a single favourite obliging in an entire day is a rare occurrence. Saturday was one such day when none o
August 5,2001
Mallesh Narredu excels in the saddle astride Gironde

An acquaintance of trainer Cooji Katrak when discussing Sunday’s card with this correspondent revealed that Cooji felt that Gironde has come up a lot since her last v
August 4,2001
Favourites choose to play the vanish act

With favourite horses opting to play the vanishing act, the punters were made to suffer on resumption of weekend racing in Western India. A unique feature in the day’
July 27,2001
Time for bookies to prosper as outsiders have the upper hand

It is certainly not good news for race-goers when jockeys of the calibre of C. Rajendra, B. Prakash and M. Narredu fail to live up to the expectations of their fans. So, for

July 26,2001
Daring Don pulls a fast one over Master Honey

Call it poor horsemanship from one of the country’s ace rider C. Rajendra or his arrogance that reeked of overconfidence… the choice is yours. But it was certain

July 20,2001
Table Dancing gets better of Green Paradise at the wire

It was on the last day of the previous Mumbai season that Green Paradise had run as an on-money favourite and tasted defeat at the hands of none other than her owner-mate M
July 19,2001
Ally McBeal resumes her winning ways on inaugural day

The entire racecourse was bathed in green and white and these were the only two dominant colours that met the eye wherever you set your sight. Both the main track and the m