Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy’s Highly Regarded (Ross up) won the Nilgiris Derby Stakes, the chief event of the races held here on Sunday (May 26). R. Foley trains the winner.
1. SIMS PARK CUP (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): Academy Royale (N. Rupa) 1, Admirals Crown (Rajendra Singh) 2, Centurian (Prem) 3 and Melody Rock (Casey) 4. 1-3/4, 2-3/4 and nk. 1m 27.36s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.
2. HYDERABAD RACE CLUB CUP (1,400m), rated 80 & above: Dancer’s Wave (Rajendra Singh) 1, Duke Of Windsor (Casey) 2, Blazing Comet (Ross) 3 and Sky’s The Limit (N. Rupa) 4. Nk, 3/4 and 1/2. 1m 30.69s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.
3. BANGALORE TURF CLUB TROPHY (1,200m), rated 60 to 85: Magnanimity (Prem) 1, Bourbon Bay (Rajendra Singh) 2, One Mission (Casey) 3 and Golden Symbol (N. Rupa) 4. 2-1/4, hd and hd. 1m 15.03s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: R. Foley.
4. KUMARARAJAH M. A. M. MUTHIAH GOLD CUP (1,400m), rated 40 to 65, 7-y-o & over: Style Ikon (Rajendra Singh) 1, Fair Option (Casey) 2, Mystery Knight (Prem) 3 and Golden Knight (Ross) 4. 1-1/4, 1-1/2 and 1-1/2. 1m 30.70s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.
5. NILGIRIS DERBY STAKES (1,600m), 3-y-o (Terms):
HIGHLY REGARDED (ALWAYS A RAINBOW - LADY SUPERIOR) ROSS 1,
ABOVE THE CLOUDS (FOYER - NATURAL BEAUTY) N. RUPA 2,
FLASH OF GENIUS (ALWAYS A RAINBOW - SIMPLY SENSATIONAL) RAJENDRA SINGH 3 and
AMBER HEIGHTS (FOYER - REGAL HEIGHTS) PREM 4.
2-1/4, 3-1/4 and 1-1/4. 1m 48.67s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.
6. MYSORE RACE CLUB CUP (1,300m), 4-y-o only, which have won three or more races only (Terms): Smart Strider (Md. Hesnain) 1, Phoenix Force (C. A. Brisson) 2, One More Chance (N. Murugan) 3 and Precious Princess (Ayaz Ahmed) 4. 3, 4-1/4 and 4-1/2. 1m 20.57s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: B. Suresh.
7. TURF AUTHORITY CUP (1,200m), rated 20 to 45: Ocean Emperor (Venkatesan) 1, Ocean Warrior (Shahar Babu) 2, Star Miracle (Ross) 3 and Ashwa Prajot (Rajendra Singh) 4. 4-1/4, 1-1/4 and 2-1/2. 1m 15.50s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.
8. KOTHAGIRI CUP (Div. I), (1,300m), rated 00 to 25: Barrister (Md. Hesnain) 1, Classical Legend (Kalyan Singh) 2, Super Spectacle (C. Umesh) 3 and Trojan World (Bopanna) 4. 2-1/4, shd and 5. 1m 24.31s. Owner and trainer: Mr. J. Sebastian.
9. KOTHAGIRI CUP (Div. II), (1,300m), rated 00 to 25: Montedoro (Saddam Iqbal) 1, Prince Ville (Anand Kumar) 2, Polynesian Pearl (Md. Hesnain) 3 and Ice Man (C. Umesh) 4. 4-1/4, nk and nk. 1m 23.32s. Owners: Mr. Md. Javeed Ghatala, M/s. Rafiq Md. Khan and P. Packiasamy. Trainer: Fahad Khan.