A SAIT is
easily the most accomplished trainer in the country. A trainer with an eye for perfection,
he is always on the look out for a competitive edge. The academic bent of mind,
intellectual ability and hunger for success, have helped Imtiaz stand apart from his
fellow professionals. His commitment, hard work and integrity have commanded the loyalty
of his owners so much so that none have left him disgruntled. A rare achievement indeed.
HOW THE CLASSIC CONQUEST BEGAN...
Carnival, winner of the Mysore
Derby 1980 which set Imtiaz on a classic trail. Seen at extreme right is Imtiaz's
wife and Carnival's owner Sunita.
Imtiaz is a self made man. Because of the results that he gave to his owners, he
gradually attracted the big guns of the field. Quantity gave way to quality and Imtiaz is
now patronised by the best horse owners in the country. His affable nature and his
sincerity have ensured that the number of his admirers and well-wishers is growing by the
1989 was the easily
the most exhilarating year in his career. He trained the wonder horse called Exhilaration
in exemplary manner, getting the colt to perform at his best when it mattered the most.
Easily one of the best thoroughbreds to have raced in Indian racing history, Exhilaration
retired with eight unbeaten starts to his credit.