KOLKATA 2016
August 24,2016
KNIGHTHOOD AND ALAM MAKE AMENDS


Punters enjoyed a roller-coaster afternoon at RCTC on Wednesday as three favourites obliged in a card of six races. Vikash Jaiswal’s Knighthood (Arazan-Dementieva) made

August 20,2016
ASBAR AND JOHN RULE THE ROOST


Saturday afternoon belonged to riders Ashhad Asbar and S John. The duo picked up five races between them while Nirmal Jodha and apprentice Hindu Singh pocketed one each. The

August 17,2016
A STELLAR DISPLAY BY INTERSTELLAR AND JOHN


A gloomy, dark sky and a steady drizzle during most of the day proved to act as somewhat of a dampener for punters at RCTC on Wednesday. Nevertheless, the handicapper ensured

August 10,2016
SETAFLAME ROMPS HOME IN ZERVAN'S HANDS


As if an overcast gloomy sky and a steady drizzle were not enough, the announcement that popular jockey S John will not be fulfilling his engagements for the day further damp

August 3,2016
MULTITUDE EDGES OUT STABLEMATES


The fourth day of the Calcutta Monsoon Meet saw punters in charge for a change. Four first favourites and three second choices occupied the winner’s berth during the da

July 26,2016
VIJAY SINGH OPENS HIS ACCOUNT WITH A BANG


Though punters took a drubbing on the third day of the monsoon meet, trainer Vijay Singh and his able knight of the pigskin Christopher Alford re

July 19,2016
ANASTASIO WINS EASIER THAN VERDICT


Trainer Harvinder Singh Bath’s crack sprinter Anastasio (Varenar-You Say I Say) returned to winning ways with a thumping victory in The AQ Qidwai Memorial Cup at RCTC o

July 12,2016
FAVOURITES TUMBLE ON OPENING DAY


Barring Rachmaninoff in the Stoney Valley Plate for Maiden three-year-olds, not a single favourite obliged in a card of seven races at the RCTC o

July 9,2016
EARLY DECLARATIONS A BOON TO FORM-WORKERS


Commencing from Tuesday, the first day of this monsoon meeting, The Royal Calcutta Turf Club has introduced a system of declaring jockeys 48 hours prior to the scheduled race

April 7,2016
DESERT GOD ESTABLISHED HIMSELF AT CALCUTTA


Currently rated as the best colt in the country, Padmanabhan-trained Desert God has the distinction of pocketing both the Indian Derby (considered to be the annual piece de r

March 26,2016
FOLLOWERS OF MONEY TAKE A DRUBBING ON LAST DAY


The ultimate afternoon of the Calcutta Cold Weather season provided punters with the ultimate thrashing of the 30-day meet. Not a single favourite obliged in a card of nine r

March 22,2016
MR GORGEOUS PROVES TOO GOOD FOR SILVER STREAK


Jockey Christopher Alford faced no problems at all as he guided Vijay Singh-trained Mr Gorgeous to a gorgeous triumph over his closest rival Silv

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