KOLKATA 2016
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

March 16,2016
APPLE HAS IT EASY IN DASHRATH’S HANDS


Calcutta’s mid-week races provided more than its fair share of thrills and spills. While fancied runners pulled off some glorious wins, a nasty mishap in the fifth race

March 12,2016
GENTLE KNOWLEDGE SPRINGS A SURPRISE


Rutherford Alford-trained Gentle Knowledge (Noverre-Sharatila/ Sohna Stud) pocketed the Delhi Race Club Cup on Saturday. Though the six-year-old

March 3,2016
CLASSY SETAFLAME STANDS HIS GROUND UNDER KAMLESH


It is often said among the racing fraternity that “form is only temporary while ‘class’ is permanent”. The adage came true at RCTC on Thursday as Vija

March 2,2016
MULTITUDE LIFTS GOVERNOR’S CUP IN STYLE


Riding a copybook race, jockey Kamlesh atop Multitude followed pace-setting stablemate Falcon till the straight before striding clear for a comfortable victory in The Governo

February 20,2016
ASBAR POWERS SHOURISHA TO THRILLING VICTORY


On an extremely warm afternoon at RCTC, Bharath Singh-trained Shourisha was handled with great expertise by Ashhad Asbar to land the spoils in th

February 18,2016
ROMAN FLAME LIGHTS UP HABBU’S DAY


Trainer Shyam Habbu’s Roman Flame closed as the 3/1 second favourite in the Indian Air Force Cup but faced no problem in showing a clean pair of heels to the large fiel

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