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Oct

23

Cabriolet Ends Pune Campaign with New Record

An eventful final day culminated the Pune Meeting 2010 in a grand finale. An elaborate eleven-race card saw some interesting finishes with

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Oct

22

Suraj Shines Bright and Bonny Light Glows

Suraj (Major Impact – Zienelle) showed terrific zest at 8, while carrying a top weight of 62 kilos and handing his rivals a decisive defeat.

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Oct

17

Kunigal Stud’s 2 Year-old is ‘Class Apart’

Kunigal Stud Farm produce, Class Apart (Burden of Proof – Royal Deeds) did ample justice to her name and lived up to the confidence her

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Oct

16

Queen Blackjack Deals An Ace

Trainer Bezan Chinoy had a double whammy on Saturday, winning both the feature races of the day. It was Blackjack who picked up the Goffs Juvenile

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Oct

10

Portrush Wins Clocking Season’s Best Timing

The main attraction after the Nanoli Stud Pune Derby (GR1) was the Noshir & Dolly Dhunjibhoy Sprint Million served as lip-smacking dessert

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Oct

10

Ocean And Beyond Basks in the Sunlight

Ocean And Beyond didn’t leave any scope of surprises in the Nanoli Stud Pune Derby (GR1). The son of Kingsalsa out of Sayuri ran true to

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Oct

10

Ocean And Beyond for The Nanoli Stud Pune Derby

The Nanoli Stud Pune Derby looks all set for an exciting finish. Fourteen runners will vie for honours with more than half the field staking

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Oct

09

Ocean Wish Wins Keeneland Fillies Stakes

Ocean Wish (Diffident – Marmalade) kept her date with victory and produced her best when it mattered most to win the Keeneland Juvenile

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Oct

03

Sans Pareil - Another ‘Outsider’ Seizes the Plum

For the third successive week, outstation horses (read Bangalore) have returned victorious, picking up glittering trophies that come with the plum

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Sep

26

Heiress Inherits Panchshil Million

Heiress (Placerville – Ramada), powered by jockey P Kamlesh, annexed the attractive Trophy that came with a rich purse of nearly Rs 7 lakh

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Sep

25

Atlantus Gallops Away With Ruia Gold

Atlantus (Juniper – Admiration), owned by Mr M Laxminarayana and trained by Sharat Kumar, produced an impressive stretch-run, to knock his

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Sep

19

Palazzo Grazioli Wins Piaggio Million in a Thriller

That the Piaggio Apemini Sprint Million would be a close one was expected. But what transpired on the track was simply astounding! Palazzo

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Sep

18

Spark Of Gold Glitters on Pune Track

Spark Of Gold (Mischevious Music - Expensive Week), owned by Mr P Arun Kumar and trained by Bengaluru-based trainer Pradeep Annaiah, romped home

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Sep

12

El Tropico Sizzles, Clocks Season’s Best Timing

El Tropico (Juniper - Nature’s Miracle) showed tremendous speed and walloped the opposition, dishing out his personal and also the

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Sep

12

Eloise Sails Through Ocean And Beyond

Eloise (Glory of Dancer - Confiding), owned by Vijay Shirke, KN Dhunjibhoy and Bergis Minoo Desai, earned a well-fought victory to claim the top

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Sep

11

Sexy Eyes Grabs The Attention

Sexy Eyes (Major Impact - Saraceno) claimed the top honours, winning the Akshar Group Trophy, with a strong gallop right through the homestretch,

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Sep

04

Lunar Quest Scores An Emphatic Victory

Lunar Quest (Major Impact-Lunar Music), trained by Cooji Katrak and ridden by Dashrath Singh, won the Jaspal Enterprises September Handicap in a

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Sep

05

Juventus Produces His Best to Win Southern Command

Jockey C Rajendra came up with a tremendous performance winning three races in a row including the Southern Command Gold Trophy (Gr3) and The

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Aug

29

Blackjack Sparkles On Her Debut

Mr Jaydev Modi’s Blackjack (Alnasr Alwasheek – Academy) from trainer Bezan’s yard won the Saarrthi Maiden Million in an

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Aug

28

Heavyweight Mr Greedy Deals a Knock-out Punch

True to predictions, Mr Greedy (Placerville-Angel Heights) triumphed in the Odds On Trophy despite the chunk of weight he carried. Jockey Trevor

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Aug

22

Zafayona Packs a Punch to Clinch Plum Event

Imtiaz Sait’s Zafayona (Mr.Mellon-Zarzuela), owned by the Tapias, Mr Shukla and Mr PA Ruia galloped to a facile victory in the Jewel Sqaure

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Aug

21

Portrush Shows Grit to Win Akkasaheb Maharaj

Portrush (Razeen-Husun), owned by Mr Jaydev Modi and Mr Dilip Thomas, showed a lot of courage and beat his much younger and reputed opponents to

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Aug

15

Floods Of Fortune Wins Independence Million

Floods Of Fortune (Glory of/Dancer - Contrarian), ably ridden by jockey NS Parmar, scored a fluent victory to pocket the PRA Independence Million

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Aug

14

Highland Crown Wins Paranjape Eve Champion Trophy

Highland Crown announced that he loves his home turf by showing a stunning return to form, snatching victory with a terrific final flourish to

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Aug

08

Starrer Stuns Opposition to Bag Jalnawala Million

Starrer (Senure-Anmol), from the stables of Imtiaz Sait, stunned the opposition and the followers of money with a spirited gallop which helped

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Aug

08

Unlucky Ciel Indienne Done in by Harsh Decision

Ciel Indienn originally won the Dr. F D Wadia Trophy on the race track overcoming a tough fight despite the jockey losing his whip. This was a

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Aug

07

White Knight Wins Gamble for Love Trophy

White Knight (Placerville - Shamaal) displayed tremendous endurance and consistency while scoring another facile victory in most business-like

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Aug

01

Arts Smashes Top-class Opposition with Panache

Trainer Cooji Katrak claimed top honours on Sunday winning three races which included the McDowell Signature Turf Club Trophy (GR3), the main

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Jul

23

Nefyn Storms to an Impressive Victory

Nefyn (Senure – Machrihanish), owned by Mr Dilip Thomas and Mr Shapoor Mistry, returned to his impressive ways on his favourite Pune track.

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Jul

22

Adirajsingh Jodha Makes a Memorable Debut

For one young man, this Thursday’s races will stay itched in his memory for life! Adhirajsingh Jodha, son of veteran trainer Magan Singh

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Jul

16

Star of Killarney Cruises to Victory

Star of Killarney, ridden by Imran Chisty, justified the trust reposed in him by a majority of race goers, while claiming the Velvet Rope Trophy,

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Jul

15

Arts Darts to an Impressive Victory

Arts (Ontario – Shanley), owned by Gautam Thapar and Sultan Singh and trained by CD Katrak, sent a strong field of rivals packing to clinch

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Oct

12

Phenomenale Gallops To Glory

Phenomenale (Montjeu – Contrarian) started off a run of three victories on the trot for trainer Pesi Shroff in the last three races on the Derby

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Oct

11

Born To Lead Stumps Opposition

The Nanoli Derby eve was an eventful day at the race course that ended with shocking news that Autonomy was injured and would not take part in the

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Oct

11

Injured Autonomy Out of Nanoli Stud Pune Derby

Classy Autonomy the firm favourite to land the spoils on Sunday is out of the Pune Derby line up, following an injury he is believed to have

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Oct

11

Mystery Virus Strikes Race Horses in Pune

The veterinary work force at Pune were working over time, treating race horses for fever. With more than a hundred horses feared running

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Oct

10

Nanoli Derby: A One-Horse Race

The 13th running of the Nanoli Stud Pune Derby, which also happens to be the silver jubilee year of the monsoon racing's plum event, will be held at

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Oct

05

Jaydev Mody's Yana Stamps her Authority

Mr. Jaydev Mody had a successful weekend as all his three runners were well fancied and won with complete authority. Pillatus came out of a long

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Oct

04

La Joie De Vie Shocks Field - Wins October Handicap

Narendera Lagad trained La Joie De Vie (Diffident – La Joya), owned by the Goculdas' and well ridden by in form jockey Sunny Chinoy won the

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Sep

28

Exuberance Shocks Field to Win Panchshil Million

The Panchshil Million day had an exciting card framed for the day. Punters had raked in the Moolah on Saturday and would have hoped to add to their

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Sep

27

Personified Wins Idar Gold Cup Sets New Record

Personified (Razeen Magical Moments) set the Pune track alight and won the Idar Gold Cup in a record time eclipsing the previous record of Alameda by

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Sep

21

Rejuvenite, Oasis Star Compare Nostrils for Chantilli Challenge

Two top horses from Western India Autonomy in the SAP Million and Oasis Star in the Chantilli Challenge the past two Sundays diluted their

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Sep

14

SA Poonawalla Million–Flaming Ace Stuns Autonomy

That the race course wore festive look would be an understatement. The entire area was Brightly decorated and the red color, of the Poonawallas, was

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Sep

13

Cavaradosi Gets the Race in the Stewards Room

First favourite Cavaradosi (Indictment – Innocent Pleasure) caused a lot of anxiety to his supporters before being declared the winner in the Div

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Sep

13

Weekend of Splendor, Finesse and Fierce Competition

Puneites and patrons from all over will feast themselves as the fondly awaited Poonawalla Million drama waits to unfold this weekend at the Pune

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Sep

07

Malesh Celebrates B'day eve with Record Smashing Win

Jockey Malesh Narredu, who turns 37 on the 8th of September, helped himself with a lavish birthday gift – The Southern Command Gold Trophy (Gr3).

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Sep

06

Aquadisiac's Powerful Finish Stumps Nitrous

Aquadisiac (Storm Trooper – Innocent Pleasures) justified the first favourite tag and won The Chakori Trophy living up to the expectations of

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Aug

31

Vijay Shirke Comes to the 'Four'

The Shirkes had every reason to shriek with delight as Sunday's races turned out to be a bonanza for them. Out of the nine races slated for the

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Aug

30

Dancing Dynamite Maintains 'Unbeaten' Record

Dancing Dynamite (Glory Of Dancer – Double Wish) stretched his winning streak to four in a row alright, but he had to contest beyond the track

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Aug

24

Yana Breaks Course Record

Trainer Vinayak celebrated his birthday with a grand double saddling Ikaria and Cyclades to thumping victories on Sunday at Pune. Ikaria

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Aug

23

Aquadisiac Romps Home in Style

Champion Jockey C Rajendra booted home a grand double partnering two heavily fancied favourites Shroff-trained Aquadisiac and Manglorkar's Wahy

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Aug

17

Malesh Pilots Aurora Aurealis to FD Wadia (Gr 2)Victory

Trainer Magan Singh Jodha and jockey Malesh Narredu shared the limelight on Sunday's races at Pune. Malesh won the FD Wadia Trophy (Gr 2), the

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Aug

16

No Rain, but 'Naren' Sends Punters Running for Cover

The rain Gods spared the Pune races on Saturday but punters had no escape from the 'Naren thunderbolts'. Trainer Narendra Lagad scored a

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Aug

15

True Elegance Wins PRA Independence Trophy

Rank Outsider – True Elegance ended up 'Calling the Shots' in the PRA Independence Trophy and was truly the 'Liquidator' of his rivals. On a more

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Aug

10

Rains Stop Trains But Not Horses

Persistent rains may have played havoc and thrown the Central Railway schedule haywire, however, the racing action in Pune went on regardless,

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Aug

09

Dancing Dynamite Destroys Opposition

Punters took a severe beating as only one favourite obliged in the entire day. Dancing Dynamite was the odd one. The son of Glory of

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Aug

03

Smith Makes 'em All Chase in 'Wayne'

Wayne Smith cornered all the glory on Sunday's races at Pune, booting home a fantastic hat-trick – Nora, Nitrous and Sparta in successive

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Aug

02

Solid Black Wins SN Harish Memorial Trophy

Solid Black (Senure–Festival Flame) a 'solid' looking dark bay, owned by Mr. RL Agarwal and trained by Robert D' Mellow, put in a terrific

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Jul

25

Avec Plaisir Wins with Surprising Ease

Avec Plaisir (Tirol – Symphony), the most fancied runner in the Rose Royal Trophy, justified the overwhelming support and obliged in style. It was

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Jul

24

Angel's Glory, Highland Conquest Win Impressively

The Pune Racing Season of 2008 took off on an exciting note and people thronged the race course with enthusiasm. The 'Hill Station' weather was a

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Jul

23

A Lucrative Pune Season is upon Us

The Pune Racing Season is all set to renew course battles and restart an interesting build–up for the main Mumbai season which soon follows.

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Nov

01

Pune 2010 Had a Perfect Script

The recently concluded Pune Meeting 2010 contained a perfect blend for what it takes for an entertaining thriller. An extremely well-scripted

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Jul

14

Pune 2010 to Offer Richest Stakes Ever

The Pune Racing Season is all set to get off to an interesting start on the morrow and a card of eight events awaits to entertain racing patrons

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Feb

21

Placerville - The Great Adversary

The Northern Dancer horse Razeen passed away just as the new covering season was getting underway. Hardly had the week ended before his great

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Apr

14

Glory Of Dancer - Steady Climb To The Top Halted

They say that good things happen in threes. It would appear that disasters, too, come in clusters of three. Just two months ago, the deaths of

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Jul

15

‘Green Carpet’ Rolls Out as Pune 2011 Gets All Set

At The Pune racecourse is all geared up for the start of a fresh season scheduled from Thursday, 21st July 2011. The 27-day racing season is a day

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Jul

21

Oriental Dawn Takes Home Season’s First Trophy

Oriental Dawn (Diktat – Belvedere Vixen), ridden by YS Srinath and trained by Nina Lalvani, forced his way through the thick of things to

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Jul

22

Beautiful Stranger Displays Class and Speed

Beautiful Stranger (Glory of Dancer – Double Wish) proved yet again that class certainly is permanent. Taking on a bunch of fiery sprinters

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Jul

28

Elizabeth Posts an Impressive Victory

Elizabeth (Glory of Dancer – Queenscliff) put in a terrific stretch-run to demolish the hopes of closest rival Star Warrior to clinch The P

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Jul

29

Spirited Mighty Crusader Bags The Chakori Trophy

Trainer Narendra Lagad is steadily building an aura of invincibility at the Pune racecourse with sheer performance. The reigning Pune Champion

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Nov

02

It's Official: Virus Halts Mumbai Racing

The outbreak and spread of the Equine Influenza virus has finally managed to dampen the spirit of the Mumbai railbirds who were eagerly awaiting

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Aug

06

Lake Winnipeg Wins The Potential Champion Trophy

Lake Winnipeg (China Visit – All Spice) with Suraj Narredu on board made most of the last-minute withdrawal of hot favourite Botswana and

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Aug

07

Cardinal Makes a Swashbuckling Debut

Favourites were the order of the day on Sunday at Pune. With most of the fancied horses putting up a good show, Jockeys returning to the winners

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Aug

14

Picasso Brushes Aside Rivals with a Gutsy Display

Carrying a saddle full of lead and giving chunks of weight to his rivals, the impressive colt Picasso (Black Cash – Allies Serenade)

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Aug

14

Courageous Cabriolet Stands His Ground

The transition of Pesi Shroff from a legendary jockey to a top-class trainer has been smooth, steady and inspiring. The nonchalant horseman has

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Aug

15

“Enlightenment is The Special One for Me” - Malesh

Jaydev Mody’s Enlightenment (Razeen – Forest Treasure) romped home to an easy victory in contrast to what was expected to be a closely

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Aug

20

Racing Fans Treated to a Smashing Debut

Trainer Pesi Shroff has shown remarkable ability in tuning his younger brigade to what would universally be accepted as a Smashing debut. Not just

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Aug

21

Snow Blaze Scorches Turf, Destroys Opposition

Snow Blaze (China Visit – Snow Tiger) ran a cracker of a race, his best performance to date, torching the opposition’s attempts to

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Aug

27

Maddox Smashes Opposition with Awesome Display

Maddox (Holy Roman Emperor – Nojoom), owned by Mr Pallon S. Mistry representing the Manjri Stud, mauled the opposition to run away with The

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Aug

28

Strelitzia Crowns Herself Undisputed Queen Mare

Strelitzia (Razeen – Hablitzia) reigned supreme with a royal show in The Threptin Fillies and Mares Stakes (Group 3) and picked up the

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Sep

04

Native Knight Wins Fight to the Finish

Whether the Pune rains are more unpredictable or Native Knight’s performances on the turf, is a poser I leave to you to conclude. Saturday

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Sep

10

Cardinal Din at Pune Racecourse

On his debut, Cardinal was appreciated. Yesterday, he was admired. The SA Poonawalla Multi-Million (Gr2) lived up to its top billing and Cardinal

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Sep

10

Bullet Finally Hits the Bulls-eye

After missing out on more than a few occasions in his career, Bullet finally showed his fire power to notch up a much awaited victory. He had been

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Sep

11

Macchupicchu Peaks at the Right Time

Macchupicchu (Emerald Cat – Anaroma) made ample amends for his last start folly and made a dramatic come back with a solid show of stamina,

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Sep

16

Camacho Ekes Out a Cheeky Win

Camacho (Razeen - Gourgandine) seemed to be toying with his two rivals, but the game turned serious when Star Alliance produced a sudden surge in

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Sep

17

Star Trainer Confounds All Calculations

Star Trainer (Storm Trooper – Tiddly Widdly) created a major flutter when he bolted out of the gates and bounded further away in the

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Sep

20

The McDowell Signature Indian St. Leger

In its inaugural year in 1943, there were just three Indian Classics run at Mumbai. The Indian Oaks and the Indian St. Leger were added the

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Sep

25

Lake Michigan Scores Authoritative Victory

Lake Michigan (Mr. Mellon – Pacific Fleet) was the strong fancy to return victorious with the Sweet Memories Trophy and the half-money

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Sep

25

Macchupicchu Surmounts Ultimate Endurance Test

The McDowell Signature Indian St Leger (Grade 1) had only five in the line-up. However, that by no means proved a dampener the race itself lived

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Sep

30

Saturday’s Pune Races on be Held on Sunday

The Pune races scheduled for Saturday had to be postponed to Sunday due to the tight security measures deployed by the Police gearing up for Prime

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Oct

02

Ciel Indienne Tames Star Trainer

Ciel Indienne (Burden of Proof – Ciel Fleurri), owned by Dr Vijay Mallya and trained by Dallas Todywalla, shunted out doubts whether he

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Oct

05

Shroff Opts for Legal Recourse

In a latest development in the infamous Boldenone case, where Pesi Shroff and two other trainers were handed suspensions by the Stewards of the

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Oct

06

Nanoli Stud Pune Derby Gr.1

The first Pune Derby, run in 1984, was sponsored by Splendour Deluxe and won by the filly Prudential Champ. In the 27 runnings so far, the race

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Oct

09

Assorted Fancies Point to Open Derby

The Nanoli Pune Derby has suspense writ large on the final outcome as even those who breathe racing aren’t sure which way the race would go!

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Oct

09

Brilliant Hills And Stars Dazzles with a Blinder

The Nanoli Stud Pune Derby (Gr 1) was run at its best. Literally! Hills And Stars (Razeen – Altitude) carved her own timing creating a new

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Oct

09

Ladjadj Stephane Ignites Attila for a Sizzling Victory

Attila (China Visit – Al Dante) gave off her best performance to date and also displayed terrific grit to prevail in a tough contest

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Oct

08

Ancient Wonder Thwarts Rajasthan Royals’ Aggression

Firm favourite Ancient Wonder (China Visit – Dazzling Queen) was stretched to the wire by an aggressive Rajasthan Royals in the Indictment

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Oct

15

Doi Moi Survives a Close ‘Call’

All those who were disappointed with the two-horse race for the Suresh Mahindra Trophy over 3200 meters, were treated to the most thrilling race

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Oct

16

Shivalik Hero Wins Irish Thoroughbred Million

Shivalik Hero (Rebuttal – Mullagh) owned by Mr Nirmal Singh and trained by Malesh Narredu was the only two-year-old with a race experience.

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Oct

21

Ladjadj Lights up Silk Cut, Wins Tattersalls Million

Silk Cut (Diffident – Sensuality) owned by Dr Tarita Shankar & Mr Chetak Wakalkar rep Sahaan Infrastructure (I) Pvt Ltd and trained by

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Oct

22

Cielo Rey Accomplishes ‘Mission Pune’

The Oxford Properties RWITC Ltd Gold Cup (Grade 2) had a line up of seven. The more illustrious of the lot were home stalwarts Macchupicchu and

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Oct

13

Oasis Star ‘Walks’ Away with NDDSM – Literally

Versaki and Oasis Star emerged the champions among the equines with some powerful performances in their respective races. Jockey Srinath too

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Oct

11

Versaki Wins Nanoli Pune Derby Win

Versaki (Verglas – Ghassak) returned to the winner’s enclosure amidst huge cheering and loud whistles but his victory was not exactly

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Oct

11

Who Will Win The Nanoli Pune Derby

On the Nanoli Pune Derby, the views of owners and trainers are varied. However, Versaki seems to have an edge over other contenders. Vivek

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Oct

10

Ecstatica Wins IG Oktoberfest Trophy in Style

The beer flowed at Pune racecourse Members’ Lawns and the band played authentic German music introducing a true taste of the most popular

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Oct

03

Blazing Spectacle Wins the Supri Super Sprint

The October Handicap, in the pre-race assumptions looked a tight fight between two last start winners - El Tropico and Tequila. Both had shown

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Sep

26

Beyond Belief Pips Juventus in Scintillating Finish

Beyond Belief (Warrshan – Leit Motif) showed what a brave heart he is. He fought the entire homestretch to pip hot favourite Juventus on the

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Sep

19

Desert Queen Rules

The closing odds for the Pune Juvenile Million reflected Salute The Star (2/1) and River Pride (3/1) as the two top market fancies, and one

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Sep

20

Yana Canters To Impressive Victory

Yana (Razeen – Zaya), owned by Mr Jaydev Mody and Mrs Ameeta Mehra, cantered to a fluent victory to claim the Piaggio Fillies’ and

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Sep

13

SAP Multi-Million - Sea Ruler Rules the Turf

The SA Poonawalla Multi-Million day wore a festive look and the crowds were enjoying themselves in large numbers. The list of grand prizes in a

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Sep

12

Dear Liza Wins Paranjpe Juvenile Gold Cup

Dear Liza (Glory of Dancer – Inventive) won the Paranjpe Juvenile Gold Cup showing good consistency and marked improvement over her last two

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Sep

06

Juventus Storms to Record-breaking Victory

Trainer SS Shah’s Juventus (Glory Of Dancer – Flying Home) produced a fiery burst in the straight to make Gold Trophy (Gr3) in a

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Sep

05

Apprentice Prabhu Naidu Makes a Winning Debut

"Yes, I had butterflies in my stomach,” admitted Apprentice jockey Prabhu Naidu to Indiarace after returning triumphant from the first

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Aug

30

Red Dragon Wins Rajendrasinghji Million

Red Dragon (Major Impact – Zillion Figlia) from the yard of Dallas Todywalla created a flutter in the Johnny Walker Gold Label General

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Aug

29

El Tropico, Forever Young Win Impressively

El Tropicano and Forever Young notched up impressive victories in the Divisions I and II of the Mystic Memory Trophy on Saturday’s races

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Aug

23

Dashrath Singh Guides Portrush to Record-smashing Win

Portrush (Razeen – Husun) ran a near perfect race and beat a fiery set of top-class sprinters including the ‘in-form’ Red Romeo

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Aug

22

Srinath Powers Fire Streak to Win Saarrathi Million

The Saarrathi Maiden Million, sponsored by Siddhart Properties – Satin Hills had an impressive line up of 14 three-year-olds matching

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Aug

16

Antonois Storms Home with Unquestioned Authority

The Pune racecourse looked a pretty sight with the Independence Day crowd showing up in good numbers despite the Swine Flu scare. Race goers in

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Aug

15

Thanda Leaves the Field ‘Cold’

The Pune racecourse looked a pretty sight with the Independence Day crowd showing up in good numbers despite the Swine Flu scare. Race goers in

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Aug

09

Sea Ruler Wins Wadia Trophy

Cooji Katrak cannot put a foot wrong! He is having a terrific string of success and all the hard work is showing excellent result. The media shy

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Aug

08

Mayapan Trophy - Devilitto Wins a Three-way Thriller

Devilitto (Black Cash – Zografi) survived a strong challenge on the track and an equally serious objection off it to clinch a thrilling

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Aug

02

Enceladus Blazes to Victory in Style

Enceladus did it again. The bay mare owned by Jaydev Mody, from young Ms Nazak Chinoy’s yard followed up her last start victory with an

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Aug

02

Record Tumbles as Oasis Star Ambles

Oasis Star (Senure – Gumbaru Etsu), property of the Mistrys and Tariq Vaidya and coming from the yard of Cooji Katrak, had the entire

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Jul

24

Chakori Trophy Goes to the Mistry Home

The Chakori Trophy, highlight of the small 6-race card on Friday, went as expected, to Shapoor Mistry’s collection. What was generally

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Jul

23

Spitz Swamps the Opposition to Submission

Spitz (Warrshan – Aquatic Wonder) owned by the Jains, Mr Patel and trainer Zadmal Singh, produced long stretched strides to hammer the

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Jul

16

Red Romeo decimates Opposition

Red Romeo (Steinbeck – Allspice) owned by Shiven Surendranath, Dr Arif and Byram Jeejeebhoy, decimated his opponents and landed the Rosa

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Jul

16

New Sponsors, Record Stakes For Pune Races

The RWITC Committee and their marketing wing in particular, have done a remarkable job in bringing together the most exciting and richest season

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Sep

24

Jagit Singh’s Rajasthan Royals Powers to Victory

Gazal maestro Jagjit Singh Dhiman, who is battling for life the at the Leelavati hospital in Mumbai, was sorely missed on the Pune race track as

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Jul

15

Sport of the Kings set to resume in a fortnight’s time at Pune

The Pune racing season 2003 though truncated is set to take off on Thursday, July 17. Only 33 race meetings are scheduled to be held during the

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Jul

16

Pune Racing Season 2003 - Preview

"The overall excellent facelift given to the Pune racecourse this year, which will benefit one and all, has been exceptionally well executed

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Jul

17

It’s Dallas Todywalla all the way on inaugural day at Pune

It was the debonair professional Dallas Todywalla all the way as the Sport of Kings took off on a rather uneventful note in the city better known

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Jul

18

Flasher shows rivals a clean pair of heels

As if to break the monotony of the day, Flasher decided to put his best foot forward to lay his claim on the Squanderer Trophy, the feature event

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Jul

24

Raziya relishes monsoon-track, devours Romantic Heights

Tantalizing dark clouds pregnant with uncertainties hovered over the lush-green locale of the Pune racecourse to play havoc on the minds of the

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Jul

25

Dallas Todywalla refuses to take a back seat

Whenever rain renders the going soft, one often comes across a theory that such track conditions are ideal for the Placerville progeny. Raziya

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Aug

02

Team effort plays a vital role in Southern Smoke's victory in August Handicap

Tuned to the minute by veteran professional Bezan Chenoy, Southern Smoke gave a dazzling display on the Pune turf to win the August Handicap in

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Aug

03

Fleet-footed Shamaal grounds high-flying opposition in the Akkasaheb Maharaj Trophy

She ‘Passed So Fast’ was the common refrain that echoed in the paddocks as various trainers and owners conferred with their respective

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Aug

11

Ippodamia proves her detractors wrong with a fluent victory

Although it is widely accepted that horses are not machines, it has been established that a solid pedigree coupled with a strong regimen is vital

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Aug

12

One O One walks tall among fashion ably - bred horses with a fantastic win in Ahmed Abbas Million

Winning major racing events is undoubtedly an exhilarating experience for any racehorse owner. But, if some careful planning goes into achieving

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Aug

12

"I will definitely go all out, to try to be the leading trainer this Season"

Western India's 51-year old veteran trainer Imtiaz Sait redeemed his formidable reputation by clinching three victories during the last

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Aug

15

Imtiaz Sait corners glory

Trainer Imtiaz Sait has been going great guns this season. He has a formidable string under his care and the hard-working trainer has been able to

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Aug

16

Artois emerges as a classic contender

Vinayak has a classic hopeful in Artois, half brother to the celebrated Zurbaran. The son of Storm Trooper, Artois justified the loads of

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Aug

17

Secret Romeo most impressive in victory

Dallas Todywalla trained Secret Romeo made light of the heavy impost and swamped the opposition in the Gr 2 F D Wadia Trophy in tremendous fashion

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Aug

23

Bookies run for cover as moneybags go on a rampage

Like every sport around the world, money has been the driving force behind horse racing. Given the economic dynamics involved right from the day

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Aug

24

Kia Ora stuns star-studded field on maiden visit to Pune

The four-year-old bay filly Kia Ora caused a major upset by toppling a star-studded field of thirteen in the Turf Club Trophy (Grade 2) here on

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Aug

30

Imtiaz Sait delivers treble again

Bookies all over the country have always looked forward to the Pune racing season, which is conducted during the monsoon. One peep into the record

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Aug

31

Artois overcomes second hurdle, sets sail for Pune Derby

With just one victorious run under his belt, the raging support for the chestnut three-year-old colt Artois appeared unrealistic at first. It

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Sep

05

Victory march of public choices marred by bad track, poor timings

Nothing seems to be going right these days for the champion rider of yore Aslam Kader. Aslam turned a free-lancer after his long association with

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Sep

06

Romantic Heights runs true to her potential, wins in second attempt

Romantic Heights (Diffident-Menorah), who suffered humiliation at the hands of Raziya at the start of the season, finally came good to prove her

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Sep

07

Imtiaz Sait wins hearts and minds of racegoers through a brace

Trainer Imtiaz Sait continued to be in rollicking form on Sunday and though it was at the end of the day that he led in his brace of winners, the

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Sep

08

Artois will be the horse to beat in The Pune Derby" - Imtiaz Sait,Usman Rangila,"
Interview with Imtiaz Sait
 
Western India's veteran trainer Imtiaz Sait boosted his tally last weekend b

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Sep

14

David Badel finds himself in the eye of a storm in Western India

Be it Bangalore, Pune or Hyderabad, owner Khushroo Dhunjibhoy and his men continue to live a charmed life and pick plum events at will. There was

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Sep

20

The prestigious S.A. Poonawalla Million (Gr.2)

The eagerly awaited and prestigious S.A. Poonawalla Million (Gr.2) which will be run on Sunday, September 21 is expected to draw a full house at

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Sep

20

Bookies claw their way back as Touch Wood, Fashionable shock punters

Though the scoreboard read ‘Even-Stevens’ at the end of the day’s proceedings, the victories of Touch Wood and Fashionable in

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Sep

21

Estonia avoids mishap, wins SA Poonawalla Million in splendid fashion

It took a couple of years for the RWITC committee to decide drop its rigid stand that the Poonawallas match the club’s contribution of Rs.5

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Sep

25

Kojagiri now runs The 3200 Metres Suresh Mahindra Trophy,Bob Sawhny,"
Trainer Magansingh P.Jodha was in the limelight last Saturday at Pune when he saddled a grand treble with Touch Wood, Fashionable and the vastly improved Kojagiri.

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Sep

26

Simply Supreme hacks opposition on his way to maiden glory

Right from the moment the starter’s flag came down to signal the contest for the Menorah Trophy, Simply Supreme reduced it to a one-horse

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Sep

27

Divine Protocol prove lucky for Imtiaz Sait, Arti Doctor

Two events, the Nelston Trophy (1600m) and the Moondaisy Plate (1400m), were declared void due to paucity of acceptors on Thursday reducing

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Sep

28

Premier Collection shows great character, takes sweet revenge on Radical Force

Trust any Imtiaz Sait protégé to avenge its defeat and nine out of ten times you’re likely to find out that they don’t

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Oct

03

Extraordinary, Romantic Hero register hat-tricks

Trainer Imtiaz Sait is on a roll and virtually unstoppable this season. Once again he held centre-stage at Pune by saddling three winners in a

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Oct

04

RWITC depends more on quantity than quality, futility shows

The futility of conducting three race meetings on successive days was never more pronounced than on Saturday and its significance, hopefully, not

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Oct

05

Rave stops playing hide and seek, earns maiden success

The Fillies’ & Mares’ Stakes, the main attraction in the card and run over nine-furlongs here on Sunday, had a couple of

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Oct

11

Samurai Sword defies handicapper for a coveted hat-trick

Samurai Sword, the four-year-old filly from Shiraz Sunderji’s yard, continued to defy the handicapper if only to prove that her last two

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Oct

12

Team-Artois’ hard work pays off, rewarded with Pune Derby

Was Artois suffering from a tendon problem? What if the problem surfaces during the race? Will this half-brother to Zurburan live up to the

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Jun

22

Trainer Vinayak Passes Away

‘Good people die early’ is a term that one consoles oneself when losing a dear one. Vinayak, a trainer of high repute and calibre,

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Jul

19

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.

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Jul

20

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

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Jul

26

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

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Jul

27

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

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Aug

04

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

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Aug

05

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

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Aug

11

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

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Jul

25

Vivek Sets Sights on Showcasing Indian Racing Internationally

The sprawling auditorium tastefully designed at the Hyatt Regency, Pune, RWITC’s new hospitality partner, was well attended. The guests

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Jul

26

Anahi Canters to a Thumping Victory

A fairly large crowd thronged the Pune racecourse for the start of what promises to be an enthralling season. The ambience was picturesque and the

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Jul

27

Orito Etches out a Narrow Win

Orito (Major Impact – Radiant) owned by The Mistry family along with Vijay Kumar and karachiwalla and bred at Manjri Stud, had to extract

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Aug

04

Mighty King Rules in Pune

Vinay Lagad trained Mighty King had to dig up all his might to shake off a stiff challenge from Angel Child and to an extent from Act of War as

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Aug

05

Amazing Desire Wins Pittie Million

Malesh Narredu trained Amazing Desire (Ace – Bay of Angels), property of the Late Mr Ajit Agashe and Mrs Simantini Agashe produced his best

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Aug

11

Awesome Astapi Gallops to Victory

The star performance on the day came from the well-backed Astapi (Placerville – Blurr) owned by the Rattonsey family and trained by Altamash

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Aug

12

Rajasthan Royals Shocks All But Trainer Adhiraj

Between races on Saturday, I bumped into the handsome ‘colt’ Adhirajsingh Jodha. After a casual exchange of pleasantries, I asked him

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Aug

15

Brunello Thumps Rivals for PRA Independence Million

“I always believed that Brunello would stay the distance. I feel vindicated now,” said the jubilant trainer MK Jadhav after his ward

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Aug

19

Jaydev’s Neona Sparkles to Win Wadia Trophy

Sunday’s races were dominated by a few professionals and the one who rampaged through the day was young jockey A Sandesh. Sandesh, who is in

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Aug

25

Rosalind Keeps Date With Victory

Shroff trained Rosalind (Placerville – Free Radical) owned by the Shirke family and bred at the Poonawalla Astonish Stud, countered stubborn

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Aug

26

Capriole Gallops to Stupendous Victory

Not long ago did Sandesh shed his allowance claiming status. Today he is jockey trudging into the bigger league. With no replacement seen in the

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Sep

01

Shivalik Hero Wins Gen Rajendrasinji Million in Style

Dr. MAM Ramaswamy camp has been upbeat with a good number of their horses picking up races at Pune this season. A new name added to the

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Sep

02

Bizarro Comes Alive With Super Run to Win AGP Million

The AGP Colts’ & Fillies’ Million was a day of top notch horseracing blended with high entertainment at the Pune racecourse. The

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Sep

08

Star Future Pulverizes Top Class Opposition

Star Future (Diffident – Sure Future) owned by the Wadhawans and bred at the Poonawalla Stud romped home to a surprisingly easy victory in

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Sep

09

Breathtaking Mock War Drills by Indian Army at Racecourse

For the first time in history, an enthralling display of warfare demonstration at the Pune race course was a once in a life time experience. The

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Sep

15

Idar Gold Trophy - Spearhead Creates Major Upset

Spearhead (Burden of Proof – Imposing) coming from Bangalore based trainer SS Attaollahi, carried the least burden on his back and scored an

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Sep

16

Smart Strider Sprints to Panchshil Million

It was a day of glamour glitz and gallop at the Pune racecourse, which featured the Panchshil Juvenile Million and the DNA Trophy on Sunday.

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Sep

22

Rosalind Compiles a Stylish Hat-trick

Favourite Rosalind (Placerville – Free Radical) bolted to her third successive victory this season to win the Konark Builders Turf Challenge

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Jul

15

BLOODY THURSDAY!

When the first race of the 2004 Pune racing season began and the favourite River Master got left by eight lengths it looked like history would be

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Jul

22

Public Protests Delay Races

The hapless punters after taking a drubbing the first two days of Pune surely felt optimistic with the favourites looking strong for the third day

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Sep

23

Neona Leads Her way to SA Poonawalla Multi-Million Glory

A fairly large crowd thronged the Pune racecourse as much to witness the SA Poonawalla Multi Million (Gr2) as to take a crack of driving back in

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Sep

23

Sizzling Matilda Wins Rao Saheb Kedari Trophy

Matilda (Diffident – Persa) owned by Mr Nirmal Singh and bred at the Greenfields Stud, showed oodles of speed and led from the outset.

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Sep

27

MCDOWELL SIGNATURE PREMIER INDIAN ST. LEGER, GR.1

The 69th renewal of the Indian St. Leger, a race which was originally run as the Governor-General's Cup, is at the mercy of In The Spotlight,

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Sep

29

Dancing Glances Prances To Victory

Popular fancy Dancing Glances (Placerville – Dancing Green) owned by the Sopher Racing Syndicate and bred at the Poonawalla Estates Stud,

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Sep

30

In The Spotlight Gallops to a Spotless Victory

‘Clean as a whistle’ would be an ideal phrase to describe another impressive conquest for the darling of the crowds In The Spotlight.

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Sep

30

Vinesh Dedicates First Winner to Brother Vinayak

Trainer Vinesh saddled his first career win when his ward Jewels Of The Hill (China Visit – Wandering Star) romped home to an authoritative

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Oct

07

Montezuma Makes an Impressive Debut

The Ista Hotels Champions Trophy had six maidens going to the post and although Montezuma was the only one in the fray making a first appearance

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Oct

11

NANOLI STUD PUNE DERBY, GR.1

Hazara Stud has been in existence for about two decades now but it is in recent years that it has come into the limelight. It began its operation

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Aug

12

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

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Oct

14

Commander Dashrath Singh is Nanoli Pune Derby Hero

The Nanoli Pune Derby was touted as an open race and the suspense was very much in the air. The crowd that thronged and jostled for a vantage

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Oct

13

Emerald Valley Wins Indo-German Oktoberfest Trophy

Emerald Valley (Emerald Cat – Classy Devil) pounded the turf with power to negotiate his way through the front-runners and forge ahead in

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Oct

14

Turf Lightning Strikes – Fire Engine Screams In

Setting up the tone for the Nanoli Derby was the Noshir & Dolly Dhunjibhoy Sprint Million and Star Future was the obvious first favourite for

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Oct

19

Ambrosia Storms Home to Score an Encore

Pesi Shroff trainees Ambrosia and Koh Samui dished out power-packed victories to win their respective races in style. Both horses were prime

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Oct

20

Grande Dame Wins Portside Café Super Sprint

Grande Dame (Mull of Kintyre – Grand Natalie) opened her account in style, winning the Portside Café Super Sprint thus enjoying the

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Oct

27

Gates of Heaven, Astromia Win Cantonment Board Trophies

The penultimate day for the Pune Season 2012 saw a rather large ground fill the stands. The long card of 11 events generated an interesting card

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Oct

28

Sunderji’s Capriole Stuns Opposition

Capriole (China Visit – Silken Star) trained by SK Sunderji has been on a roll this season. She has the distinction of putting it across hot

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Jul

17

CURTAIN GOES UP FOR PUNE 2013

Mr Vivek Jain addressed a very well-attended press conference at the regal looking Turf Club House, Pune, amidst the verdant and picturesque

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Jul

18

NEONA ROMPS HOME IN STYLE

The opening day of the Pune season could not have been more enjoyable and the ten-race card never seemed too long. The track looked at its best,

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Jul

19

WEIZHOU, ROSIE SUNSHINE, HAWKER SCORE VICTORIES

On a day of upsets where the Super Jackpot and the two jackpot pools were carried over, only three tote favourites obliged, two of which came from

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Jul

25

DANCING PHOENIX RISES AND HOW!

It was a day where horses that were agile at the start reaped rich rewards by darting to the front and playing catch-me-if-you-can. The best of

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Jul

26

INDIAN TOUCH THUMPS OPPOSITION FOR PENNYWISE TROPHY

The rain Gods showed mercy for the race track and the Pune races, unlike on Thursday, saw much better weather. Although the going was

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Aug

03

AUGUST HANDICAP - FALCO NERO IS THE HERO

The soothing sunshine was a welcome change on the Pune track as the rain-clouds took a break providing respite to the city. Two pros –

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Aug

04

‘STORMY’ DUEL CULMINATES IN A ‘ROYAL’ FINISH!

Sunday’s races at Pune were marked for another noble cause with the running or the ‘Race of Hope’ in aid of the Indian Cancer

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Aug

15

TOBLER STEALS THE SHOW WITH A FINE VICTORY OVER RAMBUS

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

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Aug

10

DR NEVILL ACQUIRES EVE CHAMPION TROPHY – TASTEFULLY

An Acquired Taste (Strong Contender – G Waitin On O), owned by Dr Nevill Devlaliwalla & Mr Paawan Seksaria) and trained by Altamash

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Aug

11

MARIINSKY BAGS FD WADIA TROPHY (GR.2)

The weekend’s races at Pune were as unpredictable as it can get and the followers of favourites received a severe jolt in the majority of

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Aug

15

WOVEN DREAMS WINS PRA INDEPENDENCE MILLION

Thursday’s races at Pune showed a continued trend of outsiders ruling over fancied runners. Only two favourites obliged in the eight-race

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Aug

18

IMPRESSIVE PROVIDENCE WINS PITTIE MILLION ON DEBUT

Two horses made a mark on Sunday’s races at Pune, Providence and Jeremiah. Providence made a successful debut winning the feature event

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Aug

24

FORTUNE FAVOURS BAGS NANA RAGHUNATH TROPHY

Sport is majorly to do with winning. Thrilling finishes, adrenalin flow, great conquests and admirable achievements all go into record books.

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Aug

25

PANAMERA WINS THREPTIN FILLIES & MARES’ STAKES, GR.3

JS Dhariwal trained bay mare Panamera (Burden of Proof – Sans Egale) put up another forceful gallop and this time reaped a rich haul by

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Aug

31

TO THE MANOR BORN WINS GEN RAJENDRASINHJI MILLION

To The Manor Born lived up to the high expectations and duly won the feature event, the General Rajendrasinhji Million warding off a late

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Sep

01

ISHPINGO – THE NEW SPEED MERCHANT ON THE BLOCK

The weekend races at Pune were largely on predictable note, as most of the 16 races (one being null and void) were won by fancied horses.

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Sep

08

JOCKEY MARTIN DWYER GETS PARTIAL RELIEF

English Jockey Martin Dwyer, who was suspended for not allowing his mount Ice Age to run on its merits in February this year, managed to get

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Sep

07

AN ACQUIRED TASTE POCKETS IDAR GOLD TROPHY, Gr.3

Saturday’s races at Pune unfolded on expected lines as fancied horses dominated the nine-race card. Two individuals, Mr Vijay Shirke and

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Sep

08

SUPREME STAR WINS SOUTHERN COMMAND GOLD TROPHY

The Southern Command Trophy day brought with it some sterling performances by the Army men. Spectacular air shows with choppers and gliders

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Sep

14

MAJESTIC REWARD GALLOPS TO SOLID VICTORY

The battle for supremacy between two top jockeys is heading for a pulsating finish and the season is only just past midway. Sandesh (sitting on 25

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Sep

15

DR VIJAY MALLYA’S SILVER ARROW SHOWS CLASSIC POTENTIAL

Silver Arrow (Verglas – Isotta), owned by Dr Vijay Mallya and trained by Pesi Shroff, won the Yana Trophy in a common canter displaying raw

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Sep

21

MAM’S REKINDLE SHOCKS FIELD FOR TATTERSALLS MILLION

Dr MAM Ramaswamy owned Rekindle (Placerville – Mitzvah) gave off her best in the straight, to shock the favourite Deep Diver and win the

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Sep

22

FALCON SOARS HIGH, LANDS SA POONAWALLA MULTI-MILLION

Falcon (Razeen – Tarnished Lady) swung into top speed well into the homestretch and caught favourite Dynamo who had threatened to run away

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Sep

27

SIGNATURE PREMIER INDIAN ST. LEGER, Gr.1

The first shift of the Indian St. Leger, Gr.1 to Pune in 1970 can be linked directly to the institution of the Indian Turf Invitation Cup, Gr.1 in

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Sep

28

STORM TRACKER WINS RUIA MILLION IN PULSATING FINISH

The Nirmal Ruia Million unfolded on expected lines as far as the finish was concerned. The three-pronged finish saw racing at its best and the

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Sep

29

AN ACQUIRED TASTE ATTESTS ‘SIGNATURE’ ON INDIAN CLASSIC

The Pune crowd was treated to an astounding display of power, speed, stamina, and utmost dominance by one adorable thoroughbred – An

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Sep

29

VERSATILE CLINTON WINS ZURBARAN TROPHY

While An Acquired Taste was the star of the day, there were other commendable performances during the Leger day and one such was dished out by

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Oct

06

BEFOREMEMORYFADES SHINES, WINS OCTOBER HANDICAP

The October Handicap had a huge line-up and trainer Noshir Cama’s ward Beforememoryfades (Lawman – Gold Bar) had garnered solid

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Oct

11

NANOLI STUD PUNE DERBY, Gr.1

The 30th renewal of the Pune Derby is slated for the coming Sunday. It is a race which has had a sponsor throughout its history with Nanoli

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Oct

13

AND THE NEW STAR THREE-YEAR-OLD IS… JEREMIAH!

Jeremiah (Jeremy – Acciacatura) looked a picture and there was no sign of any travel fatigue as he arrived in the paddock. He had made the

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Oct

12

BLUE ACE LOGS FIRST WIN AT PUNE

Dallas Todywalla saddled Blue Ace (Ace Blue - Horizon) ably ridden by jockey Ishwar Pardeshi earned a hard fought victory to claim the Indictment

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Oct

13

STAR TRAINER WINS NOSHIR & DOLLY DHUNJIBHOY MILLION

Star Trainer (Storm Trooper – Tiddly Widdly) from Antia’s yard displayed top speed to beat a good bunch of high class sprinters win

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Oct

18

SILVER ARROW SCORES A CLASSY ENCORE

As the Pune Meeting 2013 gallops closer to the finish, the pro-championship for the season comes into play. While jockey A Sandesh has sealed the

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Oct

19

BULLISH RODEO THWARTS GALLANT NATIVE KNIGHT’S

The Pune racecourse saw through two extremely busy days as the starter flagged off 20 races over two days. There were several exciting

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Oct

26

CLASSY ONASSIS STUNS ELITE OPPOSITION

Onassis lent credence to the popular phrase – ‘Class is Permanent’ in a defining manner while winning the Irish Thoroughbred

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Oct

27

BE SAFE WINS CONNOLLY’S RED MILLS MILLION

The concluding day of the Pune Season 2013 was an eventful day. The Racing Awards and the RWITC’s own awards for the Champions interspersed

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Jul

24

PUNE RACES ALL SET TO SHOWCASE GRIT & GLAMOUR

July, each year, sets off the racing season in Pune. The picturesque racecourse is back alive with action and the buzz of thousands of local

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Jul

24

FALCON THWARTS DANCING PRANCES' BRAVE EFFORT

The lush green new monsoon track was a sight to behold. This was one of the first things that impressed racing patrons on day one of the Pune Race

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Jul

25

SPADES COMES UP TRUMPS TO WIN AMOUROUS KNIGHT TROPHY

Fancied horses came to the fore yet again amidst an intriguing switch between light rains and bright sunlight on day two of the Pune Season.

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Aug

02

ONE KEPT SECRET STORMS IN TO WIN P HADOW TROPHY

Saturday's races at Pune went on expected lines as six of the seven races saw either the favourite or the next in demand coming through.

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Aug

03

WESTPHALIA WINS AUGUST HANDICAP IN A THRILLER

After the colourful rainbow bright across the breadth of the Pune race course, warm sunshine bathed the track on Sunday, revealing Mother

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Aug

09

ANGELING WINS STRENGTHTOSTRENGTH TROPHY

Punters enjoyed another day of fancied horses coming to the fore and no major upsets were seen on Saturday at the Pune races. The day however,

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Aug

10

CLASSY DANCING PRANCES SCORES STYLISH WIN

Prime fancy Dancing Prances (Ace – Dancing Greens) produced an inspiring gallop in the homestretch and won the Gr.3 Pune Bookmakers’

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Aug

15

TO THE MANOR BORN EMERGES CHAMPION EVE

The Pune race course wore a festive look and the Independence day races were held with patriotic fanfare as is usually the case in this city. The

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Aug

17

WAR COMMAND CONQUERS FD WADIA TROPHY

Prime Fancy War Command (Ace –Sure Future) owned by Dr MAM Ramaswamy and trained by Karthik G, obliged a large following as he thrilled them

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Aug

23

NS PARMAR PROPELS FORTUNA TO ZURBARAN TROPHY TRIUMPH

The compact card of seven events on Saturday saw the fancied lot come through as four firm favourites cashed in handsomely, Janis Jay obliged at

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Aug

24

CLASSY VISION OF ROMANCE WINS PRITHVI EDIFICE MILLION

Vision of Romance (Noverre – Golda Seek) dished out a classic display of speed and maturity while storming in to overwhelm hard ridden

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Aug

30

DANCING PRANCES REIGNS SUPREME

Pune city is known to celebrate the Lord Ganesh festival with fanfare and pomp. A glimpse of this was provided courtesy the RWITC’s

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Aug

31

CIRCLE OF BLISS STAMPS HER AUTHORITY

Circle of Bliss (Singspiel – Dubai Spirit, Nanoli Stud) cantered to victory clinching the Threptin Fillies’ & Mares’ Stakes

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Sep

06

OMKAR REALTORS SIGN INVITATION CUP SPONSORSHIP DEAL

Saturday proved to be a landmark day for the RWITC with the day’s sponsors, Omkar Realtors & Developers Pvt Ltd, coming on board as the

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Sep

07

ACCLAIMED WINS SOUTHERN COMMAND GOLD TROPHY, Gr.3

The Southern Command race day at Pune was a truly exciting in every sense of the word. The sea of Army Greens is a sight to behold anywhere and if

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Sep

13

AMAZING GRACE WINS IDAR GOLD ON TIGHT REINS

Trainer Pesi Shroff had another productive day at office walking the aisle thrice to proudly lead in his winners. This included his classy ward

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Sep

14

DEBUTANTE CONGRESSIONAL WINS PANCHSHIL MILLION

The Panchshil Group have been associated with the RWITC for well over a decade now and are one of the longest associated sponsors with the Club.

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Sep

20

SPIDERMAN FIGHTS OFF SOLOMON IN TATTERSALLS MILLION

Spiderman (Glory of Dancer – Miyamoto) bred at the Nanoli Stud Farm, lived up to his last start promise and put on a game show to clinch the

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Sep

21

ZACHARY BOLTS AWAY TO WIN POONAWALLA MULTI-MILLION

The Poonawalla Multi-Million day had all the fanfare that the Poonawalla family offers year after year. A list of grand prizes topped by a car on

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Sep

24

SIGNATURE INDIAN ST. LEGER, Gr.1

The previous four Indian Classics of the current year have seen only one favourite oblige and that was Murioi whose margin of victory in the

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Sep

27

KNIGHT OF KE ‘TRICKS, WINS NIRMAL RUIA GOLD TROPHY

Knight Of Ke, (Noverre - Sweet Affair, Sohna Stud), from trainer Pesi Shroff’s stables, scored an admirable third victory in a row, this

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Sep

28

AMAZING GRACE PROVES WAY BEYOND THE BEST IN INDIA

Dr Vijay Mallya’s Amazing Grace (Hurricane Run - Efrhina ), bred at the Kunigal Stud Farm, displayed awesome talent and won universal

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Oct

03

LAURITA TASTES MAIDEN SUCCESS

Imtiaz Sait trained Laurtia (Ghostzapper – Champagne Cocktail), bred by Highgrove Stud and bred at the Nanoli Stud Farm, shook off her

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Oct

04

CENTAURUS PULLS OFF UPSET WIN IN FEATURE RACE

Favourites took a beating on Saturday’s races at Pune as only two obliged in the day’s card of seven races. The biggest surprise came

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Oct

08

NANOLI STUD PUNE DERBY, Gr.1

During the time of Baji Rao I as the Peshwa, the Maratha forces went on a spree, hoisting the standard as far north as Attock and extracting

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Oct

11

CONGRESSIONAL WINS HYATT REGENCY, PUNE TROPHY

Bezan Chenoy trained Congressional (Razeen – Kerataka) bred at the Usha Stud, put in a commendable performance to score his second victory

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Oct

12

QUASAR BRILLIANCE SEEN ON PUNE TRACK

The Nanoli Stud Pune Derby (Gr.) lived up to its high expectations and although the finish was not as suspenseful or closely-fought as one would

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Oct

12

DANCING PRANCES CONTINUES TO DOMINATE

Dancing Prances (Ace – Dancing Greens, Poonawalla Stud) has struck a purple patch and also struck a successful partnership with jockey

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Oct

17

ASTAPI FINDS FORM & STAMINA, WINS LONGEST RACE

Astapi (Placerville – Blurr), trained by Altamash Ahmed and the property of the Rattonseys bred at the Poona Stud Farm, snatched the verdict

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Oct

18

WORLD CHAMP MARY KOM GRACES PUNE RACECOURSE

Boxing Star Arjuna Awardee Ms MC Mary Kom made a delightful appearance on the Pune turf, her first visit to any racecourse as the guest of honour

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Oct

25

GREEK GOD STUMPS WAY OUT’S WINNING RUN

The weather Gods seemed to be in a generous mood, blessing the Pune racecourse with the pleasant pitter-patter precipitation that did not in any

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Oct

26

CIRCLE OF BLISS SCORES RUNAWAY VICTORY

The concluding day of the Pune Meeting 2014 was a day of hectic activity with a host of Sponsored races adding to the glitter in the ten-race

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Jul

22

RAINS & RACING SET TO THUNDER AT PUNE

Mark 23rd July on your personal calendar as the suspenseful racing season at Pune takes off at the picturesque Pune racecourse, the second arm of

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Jul

23

TREVOR STARTS WITH A FINE TREBLE AT PUNE

The much awaited Pune Season 2015 had a surprisingly good attendance for a week-day. The owners and members have been very thoughtfully provided

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Jul

24

SANDESH MAKES A STATEMENT WITH A TREBLE

Jockey A Sandesh came on strongly after drawing a blank on the opening day to boot home three winners, each of whom were well-backed in the

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Aug

01

BENEZEER, FEW DOLLARS MORE SCORE IMPRESSIVELY

After some upsets of the opening week, punters had a fairly reasonable day with form horses scoring through the day, although a couple of top

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Aug

02

EDUARDO ‘TRICKS, ROMPS HOME IN STYLE

Eduardo (Excellent Art – Pickwick Papers, Nanoli Stud) showed a touch of class as he accomplished a fine streak of victories, his third on

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Aug

08

THE GENERAL LEADS FROM THE FRONT

With a benefit of a run under his belt and a hefty pull in weights, The General (Phoenix Tower – Sunshiner, Manjri Stud) led from the front

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Aug

09

ADAM FIGHTS OFF GRITTY ROYAL SALUTE

The Pune Bookmakers’ Association Turf Club Trophy (Gr3) had a very open line-up as a tough bunch of 14 runners were in the fray and at least

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Aug

15

TERRIFIC TREVOR TRIGGERS A FIVER!

Starry Brook (Multidimensional – Star Supremacy, Usha Stud) performed to perfection to pull off a surprisingly easy victory and win the PRA

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Aug

16

EVE CHAMPION AMAZING GRACE RESUMES WINNING WAYS

Dr Vijay Mallya’s top notch mare oozed class and elegance as she stormed back to winning ways picking up the Eve Champion Trophy (Gr3) with

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Aug

22

SNOWING WINS RAJARAM CHHATRAPATI TROPHY

Last start winner, Snowing picked up her second straight win this season with a powerful finish in the hands of ‘Terrific Trevor’ the

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Aug

23

POLISHED CHROME, COSTA DEL SOL CUT RECORD TIMING

Sunday was day of stunning performances with two records tumbling in successive races. Polished Chrome reset the fastest timing clocking 57:86 for

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Aug

29

ADHIRAJ’S GOLD BAG GALLOPS TO FOURTH SUCCESSIVE WIN

Adhirajsingh Jodha scored a quick but lucrative back-to-back-double to reap rich rewards on Saturday. His ward, Gold Bag (Sedgefield – Blue

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Aug

30

AQUAMARINE WINS THREPTIN FILLIES & MARES STAKES

Shroff trained Aquamarine (Mastercraftsman – Pilgrim’s Way, Nanoli Stud) bounced back to winning ways scoring an impressive victory to

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Sep

05

THE GENERAL WINS HIGHLAND RULE TROPHY

Strongly fancied The General (Phoenix Tower – Sunshiner, Manjri Stud) galloped to expectations while winning the Highland Rule Trophy with a

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Sep

06

ONE KEPT SECRET BAGS AKKASAHEB MAHARAJ TROPHY

The Akkasaheb Maharaj Trophy (Gr 3) lived up to the’ thriller expectations’ and saw a tight three-horse-finish. Dancing Phoenix took a

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Sep

12

CONFIANCE CANTERS TO AMAZINGLY EASY VICTORY

The Pune weather played spoilsport as a sudden semi-deluge which grew heavier by the minute rendering the track un-conducive to hold the second

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Sep

13

JACK FROST BAGS SOUTHERN COMMAND GOLD TROPHY (GR3)

The Southern Command day has a significant tone to it and Pune’s is the only racecourse in the world that gets a special demonstration of

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Sep

19

BULLISH BRAHMACHARI WINS TATTERSALLS MILLION

Brahmachari (Chevalier – Avec Plaisir, Ruia Stud) opened his Pune campaign with a bang, winning the Tattersalls Million, beating a good set

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Sep

20

JEFFERSON WINS SA POONAWALLA MULTI-MILLION (GR3)

The SA Poonawalla Multi-Million (Gr3) bore testimony of the suspense and excitement that the sport of horseracing brings about. Amidst the music,

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Sep

26

SHIVALIK STORM PICKS UP NIRMAL RUIA GOLD TROPHY

Shivalik Storm (Dancing Forever – Badraan, Hazara Stud) compiled a clinical start-to-finish victory while claiming the Nirmal Ruia Gold

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Sep

27

QUASAR WINS INDIAN ST LEGER, SHATTERS COURSE RECORD

Malesh Narredu trained Quasar (Seeking the Dia – Belle Jour, Hazara Stud) powered his way to be among the top achievers in the history of

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Sep

27

PROVIDENCE BAGS JAY – VIJAY FIAT TROPHY

Zadmal Singh trained Providence (Alnasr Alwasheek – Dancing Image, Exhilaration Stud) produced a nippy final surge to win the Jay-Vijay Fiat

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Oct

03

PHOENIX FIRE WINS OCTOBER HANDICAP

Jockey Suraj Narredu was at his brilliant best in the saddle riding out four winners on the day, thus joining the party along with Trevor and

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Oct

10

AIRCO BLAZES TO IMPRESSIVE VICTORY

The pre-Derby race day saw a mixed trend of favourites and horses with longer odds share the honours. Mr Shapoor Mistry’s Phoenix Tiger and

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Oct

11

BULLRUN TRIUMPHS IN HARD-FOUGHT BATTLE

A packed house thronged the Pune racecourse for the highlight of the season, The Nanoli Stud Pune Derby (Gr 1). Nine colts and a filly faced the

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Oct

11

SPRINT MILLION SEES DEAD-HEAT

The Noshir & dolly Dhunjibhoy Sprint Million lived up to the promise of a cracker of a finish with Dancing Prances, Sun Divine and One Kept

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Oct

16

ANGELIC ARIA MAKES A STUNNING DEBUT

Favourites tumbled through the eight-race card on Friday with only Brahmachari justifying the punters’ faith. He too had to pull up all he

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Oct

17

REHAN TUNES HIGHLANDER TO CLIP COURSE RECORD

Rehanullah Khan trained Highlander (Ivory touch – Happy Queen, Mare Haven Stud) owned by Mr Nazir Shaikh was ridden to record breaking

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Oct

24

IMPRESSIVE GOLD BAG STRETCHES WINNING STREAK

Gold Bag (Sedgefield – Blue Jay, Jai Govind Stud) marched on with her successive run of victories and yet again put in a scorching

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Oct

25

SHIVALIK SHOWERS WINS ITM & GOFFS RWITC GOLD CUP

The Pune Season 2015 concluded on a sizzling note with the last race going down to the wire as did the race before – a fitting end to an

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Jul

26

RWITC ALL SET TO STAGE YET ANOTHER ATTRACTIVE SEASON

Mr Vivek Jain, the go-getting Chairman of the Marketing & PR wing for the RWITC, unveiled the program of the forthcoming Pune Meeting

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Jul

28

KANDINSKY WINS DR SR CAPTAIN TROPHY

A sizable crowd thronged the Pune racecourse on the opening day and were treated to some lively racing action. The bookmakers enjoyed the upper

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Jul

29

HOLY SMOKE STRETCHES WINNING STREAK

Impressive Holy Smoke (Phoenix Tower – Little Treasure, Manjri Stud) continued from where he signed off in Mumbai to log his fifth straight

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Aug

06

THE CHAMP WINS THE P HADOW TROPHY LIKE ONE!

Speculations whether Saturday’s racing would be disrupted due to heavy rains almost throughout the week had punters and officials on

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Aug

07

STRATEGIC MOVE STUNS ELITE OPPOSITION

That the Pune Bookmakers Association Turf Club Trophy was a thriller was the universally belief. The lineup had recent champions and aspiring ones

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Aug

14

THE UNICORN WINS EVE CHAMPION, AS MYRTLEWOOD FALTERS

The large holiday crowd enjoying the Independence weekend were treated to an exciting mix of some thrilling races and high-end entertainment at

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Aug

15

SENTOSA COVE BAGS PRA INDEPENDENCE MILLION

Sentosa Cove (Teofilo – Future Flight, Nanoli Stud) trained by B Prakash, was tactically well-ridden by Zervan to pull off an exciting

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Aug

20

UNFORGETTABLE YOU MAKES A MEMORABLE DEBUT

Dr Cyrus Poonawalla-owned filly Unforgettable You (Arazan – Change of Luck, Villoo’s Greenfield Stud) powered her way to the finish to

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Aug

21

MAGNIFICENCE WINS PANCHSHIL MILLION IN STYLE

Top weight Magnificence (Arazan – Burning Fire, Exhilaration Stud) scored a stylish win to clinch the feature event, the Panchshil Million

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Aug

27

PHENOMENAL MEMORY PULVERISES OPPOSITION

The ante-post favourite Heather found a lot more support at race time and the Shroff trained filly was backed down to 6/10, while the odds on

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Aug

28

TEMERITY WINS THE FD WADIA TROPHY (GR3)

The two graded races slated for the day saw contrasting victories. While Temerity put in a determined effort and fought her way to a close

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Sep

03

FROSTY WINS SEPTEMBER HANDICAP

Frosty made ample amends for her last start failure by putting up an inspired show to ward off the well-supported Silken Eyes at the business end

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Sep

04

REHAN’S SAFDAR WINS BABURAO SANAS MEMORIAL MILLION

The feature event of the day was the Baburao Sanas Memorial Million powered by SRS Group. The line-up saw 11 face the starter and the bookie ring

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Sep

10

DANCING PRANCES REDEEMS REPUTATION

The race leading up to the feature event, The Akkasaheb Maharaj Trophy (Gr3) took a horrific turn as Talon lost footing and buckled forward

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Sep

11

AZZURRO REIGNS SUPREME, WINS IDAR GOLD TROPHY

Dr Vijay Mallya owned Azzurro (Azamour – Miss Highjinks, Kunigal Stud who has maintained a remarkable record of finishing-in-the-frame in

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Sep

17

LADY DANEHILL WINS CARDINAL TROPHY IN A PHOTO-FINISH

Followers of favourites took a severe beating as top fancies failed to oblige all through the day. The ominous signs for punters who wager on

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Sep

18

GERMANICUS WINS SA POONAWALLA MULTI-MILLION

It was yet another colourful day at the Pune racecourse as one would expect for the Poonawalla day. The attractive prizes on offer to the general

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Sep

24

DESERT GOD WINS INDIAN ST LEGER WITH STUNNING EASE

If you were at the picturesque Pune racecourse, you would have witnessed the making of history. Champion colt Desert God did not need to unleash

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Sep

25

COMMANDER WINS SOUTHERN COMMAND GOLD TROPHY

In a sensitive and commendable gesture, the RWITC conducted a collection drive in addition to a donation of Rs 300,000/- towards the Army Welfare

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Oct

08

MERCHANTOFVENICE STUMPS PUNTERS’ INTELLIGENCE

The glorious uncertainties of racing came to the fore at Saturday’s  ten-race card as fancied horses barring a few fell by the side and

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Oct

09

CHEF D’OEUVRE WINS THREPTIN FILLIES’ & MARES’ STAKES

Chef D’Oeuvre (Iffraaj – Aliwiya, Equss Stud) pulled off a clean start-to-finish triumph and accounted for the hot favourite

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Oct

15

SEVERUS SHOWS OODLES OF STAMINA, NOTCHES BEST TIMING

The Suresh Mahindra Trophy, the longest race in the country over 3200m, is a gruelling test of stamina and Severus (Cockney Rebel – Love

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Oct

16

ACCOLADE WINS KINGFISHER ULTRA PUNE DERBY (Gr1)

The Kingfisher ULTRA Pune Derby (Gr1) 2016 had all the ingredients for a thrilling race. Accolade, the prime favourite for the race emerged

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Oct

21

SANDESH PILOTS GRITTY SKY MINE TO VICTORY

What was short in quantity was amply made up in quality, as two promising three-year-olds – Sky Mine and favourite London battled hard at

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Oct

22

COSTA DEL SOL WINS AQUAGUARD RWITC GOLD CUP(GR2)

Costa Del Sol did it for his master Pesi Shroff by not only winning the last day’s feature the Aquaguard Championship RWITC Ltd Gold Cup

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Jul

27

PUNE 2017 STARTS ON AN EXCITING NOTE

Pune Season 2017 began on expected lines with the lush green turf soaking in a steady drizzle pouring now and then during the races. He monsoon

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Jul

28

SELFIE STAR ROMPS HOME TO PICK UP ANTONIUS TROPHY

Punters took body blows in the first few rounds before staggering back to their feet in the latter half of the card to stage some sort of a

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Aug

05

CAPRISCA BAGS AUGUST HANDICAP IN STYLE

Caprisca and Clymene, two hot favourites, scored impressive wins on a day when form held good and fancied horses obliged in most races. Caprisca,

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Aug

06

ACCOLADE SCORES IMPRESSIVE VICTORY

The Pune Bookmakers’ Association Turf Club Trophy (Gr3) lived up to the thrill it promised and it was the astute Pesi Shroff trained

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Aug

13

SOUTHERN COMMAND COMBAT DEMO TRULY SPECTACULAR

The combat demonstration put up by the Southern Command personnel left the racing fraternity ‘shell-shocked.'The skill and precision

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Aug

15

UNFORGETTABLE YOU CLINCHES PRA INDEPENDENCE MILLION

The prestigious PRA Independence Million had and big field going to post with Unforgettable You installed the tote favourite despite returning to

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Aug

19

ST ANDREWS GALLOPS AWAY TO WIN AMAZING GRACE TROPHY

Bezan Chenoy trained St Andrews (Phoenix Tower – Machrihanish, Manjri Stud) galloped fluently from start to finish to clinch the Amazing

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Aug

26

BRILLIANT ALAINDAIR CLAIMS PUNE CITY GOLD CUP (GR3)

‘Age is just a number’ they say and Alaindair proved the adage right as he showed a zestful brilliance at the business end to collar

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Aug

27

ROCHESTER WINS FD WADIA TROPHY (GR3)

Trainer SK Sunderji schooled Rochester (Phoenix Tower – Krasnaya, Manjri Stud) go to his best to notch up his maiden victory while winning

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Sep

02

HOLY SMOKES WINS AKKASAHEB MAHARAJ TROPHY (GR3)

The Akkasaheb Maharaj sprint lived up to the hype and an interesting battle saw Holy Smoke edge out Dancing Prances in a close finish. Jockey CS

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Sep

03

BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR TEMERITY AFTER LONG VACATION

Temerity (Intense Focus – Narmina, Nanoli Stud) changed tactics, did take any chances and went for the lead before the others even got going

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Sep

09

GAZINO STORMS HOME TO WIN SIXTH ELEMENT SALVER

If Gazino (Surfrider – La Joconde, Ruia Stud) had been impressive in his last start win, he was even better and more bullish this time. Once

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Sep

10

HARVEY SIZZLES, BREAK TRACK RECORD

That the Pune track is a touch too fast was evident with the track record for 1000m scurry broken twice in a short span of three weeks. Wild Fire

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Sep

16

ADMO WINS MYSORE RACE CLUB TROPHY

On-money favourite Admo (Western Aristocrat – Great White) demolished the opposition to score a fluent victory and clinch the Mysore Race

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Sep

17

PURE ZINC SHOWS METTLE, WINS SA POONAWALLA MILLION

The SA Poonawalla Million day had a sizable turnout and the anticipation and excitement in the crowd was evident. The rush to place the

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Sep

23

YOUR ROYAL MAJESTY WINS NIRMAL RUIA GOLD TROPHY

The Nirmal Ruia Gold Trophy lived up to its expectations of a thrilling finish, with the four horse field finishing just within a length and

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Sep

24

SRINATH ATOP MATHAIYUS OUTWITS RIVALS

Jockey YS Srinath is one of the shrewdest jockeys and Pesi Shroff arguably the most astute horseman the country has produced; when this

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Oct

07

IMPRESSIVE LUCAS WINS FOURTH ESTATE TROPHY

Nazak Chenoy schooled Lucas (Phoenix Tower – Trinity Joy, Manjri Stud) added yet another victory with an impressive performance winning the

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Oct

08

ASTER ROSE WINS THREPTIN FILLIES' & MARES STAKES

good on Sunday with most of the firm favourites emerging victorious although a couple of them were at very miserly odds, particularly Ruffina who

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Oct

11

“DOUBT 'LADY’ WILL STAY, I FEEL DERBY WILL GO TO THE GREY” – YS SRINATH

This weekend will be one of festivities with the running of the Kingfisher Ultra Pune Derby (Gr1) and the IGCC sponsored Oktoberfest will ensure

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Oct

14

RICH IN STAMINA, RAEES SMASHES COURSE RECORD

It was a tricky card and tote favourites tumbled one after the other as form took a back seat on the pre-Derby day. The Super Jackpot and first

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Oct

15

LADY IN LACE WINS KINGFISHER ULTRA PUNE DERBY GR.1

Thirteen of the fourteen contenders for the Kingfisher Ultra Pune Derby (Gr1) were left gasping on the track while thousands in the stands were

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Oct

28

BATELEUR SPARKLES IN THE GEN RAJENDRASINHJI MILLION

The penultimate day of the Pune Season 2017 saw form hold good through the day as most of the prime favourites emerge clear winners. There were

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Oct

29

ASTER ROSE PICKS UP SECOND SUCCESS AT PUNE

The Aquaguard Championship RWITC Ltd Gold Cup (Gr3) featured the final-day card and lived up to the pre-race hype of a thrilling finish. Of the

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Jul

20

TIMELESS STORMS HOME TO WIN GAMBLE FOR LOVE TROPHY

Timeless (Surfrider – Showstopper, Ruia Stud) who was in good form towards the end of Mumbai season, rose to the occasion to score a

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Jul

26

WILD FIRE SETS OFF TO WIN JE HUGHES TROPHY

Trainer Narendra Lagad combined well with jockey Dashrath Singh towards the end of the day and bagged the last three races thus scoring a commendable

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Jul

27

NARREDU BROTHERS PULL OFF UNIQUE FEAT, AWESOME ONE!

It was a memorable day for young trainer Deepesh Narredu – the new kid on the block. After doing extremely well in the mandatory written test

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Sep

16

EXCELLENT & EXCELLENT SORRENTO SCORCH THE TURF

It was an ‘excellent’ day for Dr Cyrus Poonawalla as his horses bagged both he ‘Million’ races, the feature events of the

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Sep

22

CAMBRIDGE WINS PUNE CITY GOLD CUP (GR.3)

Cambridge (Burden of Proof – Chemerique, Kunigal Stud) scored his biggest win yet with a show of quality, class and temperament. The line-up

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Sep

23

IMTIAZ SAIT’S CAPRISCA WINS INDIAN ST LEGER (GR1)

Ace jockey A Sandesh bagged a rich haul on Leger day botting home three winners including the Indian St Leger (Gr1), the main event of the day. This

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Sep

28

LETHAL STEPS WINS FOURTH ESTATE TROPHY

Lethal Steps (Phoenix Tower – Scionic, Manjri Stud) finally came good and notched up her maiden victory, winning the Fourth Estate Trophy, the

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Sep

29

WILD FIRE WINS JAMSHED DALAL TROPHY

Wild Fire (Varenar – Generous Grey, Equus Stud), trained by Narendra Lagad pulled off a clean start to finish victory to  pocket the

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Jan

01

Watchmyscript (Whatsthescript – Yas Marina, Nanoli Stud) created a flutter when she rose to top level to put it across popular fancy Lady In

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Oct

06

WATCHMYSCRIPT WINS THREPTIN FILLIES’ & MARES’ STAKES (GR3)

Watchmyscript (Whatsthescript – Yas Marina, Nanoli Stud) created a flutter when she rose to top level to put it across popular fancy Lady In

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Oct

13

RAEES PROVIDES LANDMARK WIN FOR TRAINER IMTIAZ SAIT

Trainer Imtiaz Sait achieved a huge personal landmark on Saturday leading in his 2000th winner and becoming the first trainer from western India to

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Oct

14

MALESH NARREDU’S PIONEER WINS PUNE DERBY (GR1)

Two stunning performances on Derby day provided a new high for the racing fraternity, probably even injecting greater spirit and awe, much needed to

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Oct

14

TILL END OF TIME WINS PUNE POLICE COMMISSIONER’S TROPHY

Till End of Time (Dancing Forever – Moselle, Hazara Stud) produced a clinical performance to provide an encore winning the Pune Police

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