Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy's Highly Regarded ridden by Rajendra Singh won the Nilgiris 2000 Guineas, the chief event of the races held here on Sunday (May 19). The winner is trained by R. Foley.
1. BOMBAY CASTLE PLATE (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): Wings Of Love (N. Rupa) 1, Centurian (Ross) 2, Academy Royale (Prem) 3 and Admirals Crown (Kabdhar) 4. 1-1/2, 1-1/2 and 3-1/4. 1m 19.10s. Owner: Mr. M. Meenakshi Sundram. Trainer: R. Foley.
2. GLENDALE PLATE (1,300m), rated 100 & above: Star Samurai (Kabdhar) 1, Autumn Pearl (Ross) 2, Precious Forever (Casey) 3 and Winning Glory (N. Rupa) 4. 3/4, 1-1/2 and nk. 1m 22.16s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: R. Foley.
3. UDUMALPET PLATE (1,200m), rated 80 & above: Duke Of Windsor (Prem) 1, Dancer's Wave (M. Venkatesh) 2, Sky's The Limit (Casey) 3 and Bourbon Bay (Rajendra Singh) 4. 1-1/4, 1-1/2 and 2. 1m 15.63s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: R. Foley.
4. NILGIRIS 2000 GUINEAS (1,400m), 3-y-o (Terms):
HIGHLY REGARDED (ALWAYS A RAINBOW - LADY SUPERIOR) RAJENDRA SINGH 1,
FLASH OF GENIUS (ALWAYS A RAINBOW - SIMPLY SENSATIONAL) PREM 2,
EXCALIBUR (ALWAYS A RAINBOW - AMAZING VELOCITY) M. VENKATESH 3 and
SOVEREIGN STATE (DECADO - LITTLE VINICE) ROSS 4.
2-1/2, 3 and 1. 1m 29.32s. Owner; Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.
5. T. VENKATESAN MEMORIAL CUP (1,200m), ratd 40 to 65: Star Of Marmalade (Ross) 1, Visionary (M. Venkatesh) 2, Supreme Emperor (Casey) 3 and Smart Strider (Prem) 4. 1-1/4, hd and 1-1/4. 1m 14.77s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.
6. MUKURTI PLATE (1,200m), rated 60 to 85: Magnanimity (Ross) 1, Golden Symbol (Casey) 2, Angelo (N. Rupa) 3 and Knight Valiant (Prem) 4. 2-3/4, 1-1/2 and 1-3/4. 1m 13.32s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: R. Foley.
7. MOUNT PLEASANT PLATE (1,300m), rated 20 to 45: Phoenix Force (Md. Hesnain) 1, Admiral (Mukesh Kumar) 2, Ashwa Prayag (Ross) 3 and River Dragon (Prem) 4. 1-1/4, 2 and 1. 1m 22.04s. Owner: Mr.M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.
8. KANGEYAM PLATE (Div. I), (1,300m), rated 00 to 20: Classic Commander (Kalyan Singh) 1, King Of Rhythm (Md. Hesnain) 2, Ardent Prince (N. Murugan) 3 and Grand Legend (Shahar Babu) 4. 1-3/4, 2-1/4 and 3. 1m 24.50s. Owners: M/s. Fahad Khan, Wayne Beck & A. P. Chandra Sekar. Trainer: Fahad Khan.
9. KANGEYAM PLATE (Div. II), (1,300m), rated 00 to 20: Storm Flight (Bopanna) 1, Zeher (Anand Kumar) 2, Jack Palance (S. Manohar) 3 and Young Knight (Stephen Raj) 4. 2-1/4, 1/2 and 5-1/2. 1m 24.73s. Owner and trainer: Mr. K. S. Mandanna.