Machiavellianism ridden by P.S.Chouhan won the Indian 2000 Guineas, the stellar attraction of the races held here on Sunday (Dec. 23). The winner is owned by M/s. D.Pratap Chander Reddy and Ashish Bajaj rep. Pratap Raceitement Pvt Ltd & M/s. Vijay Kumar Gupta and Susheel Kumar Gupta rep. Vijay Racing & Farms Pvt Ltd. L.V.R.Deshmukh trains the winner.

B.Prakash retires: Ace jockey B.Prakash ended his nearly 20 years of riding career after announcing his retirement on Sunday. After riding his last mount Ascot Magic in the Indian 2000 Guineas he hung his boots and was felicitated by the Chairman, of RWITC, Mr. K.N.Dhunjibhoy in the paddock. He has decided to apply for a trainer’s licence from the RWITC.

1. COLE GOLD TROPHY DIV.II (1,000m), Cl. V, rated 01 to 26: Be Cool (Dashrath) 1, Al Zamarud (S.Kamble) 2, Trump Card (J.Chinoy) 3 and Victorious Cause (Neeraj) 4. 1-3/4, 2-1/2, 1-1/2. 59.94s. Rs. 14 (w), 12, 10 and 33 (p). SHP: Rs. 24, FP: Rs. 14, Q: Rs. 10, Tanala: Rs. 148 and Rs. 96. Favourite: Be Cool. Owners: Mr. Haresh N.Mehta and Mr. Manav H.Mehta rep. Rohan Bloodstock Pvt Ltd. Trainer: S.K.Sunderji.

2. TRIBE@TURF TROPHY (2,400m), Cl. V, rated 01 to 26: Danse Debonaire (Dashrath) 1, Romantic Beauty (Suraj Narredu) 2, Bonobo (Kavraj) 3 and Flight To Freedom(C.S.Jodha) 4. Hd, 5, 4. 2m 43.86s. Rs. 43 (w), 16 and 11 (p). SHP: Rs. 34, FP: Rs. 52, Q: Rs. 11, Tanala: Rs. 121 and Rs. 126. Favourite: Romantic Beauty. Owners: The Illuminati Racing Syndicate. Trainer: Narendra Lagad.

3. G.ESSAJI TROPHY DIV.II (1,600m), Cl. IV, rated 20 to 46: Winning Destiny (Sandesh) 1, Divine Inspiration (R.Hughes) 2, Ibis (Trevor) 3 and Mountain Warrior (Prasad) 4. 2-3/4, 2, 1. 1m 38.50s. Rs. 44 (w), 12, 12 and 19 (p). SHP: Rs. 32, FP: Rs. 112, Q: Rs. 23, Tanala: Rs. 502 and Rs. 385.Favourite: Divine Inspiration. Owner: Mr. S.R.Sanas. Trainer: Rehanullah Khan.

4. NAWABZADA RASHIDUZZAFAR KHAN TROPHY (2,000m), Cl. II, rated 60 to 86: Clinton (Zervan) 1, Red Baron (B.Sreekanth) 2, Swift Memories (Dashrath) 3 and Angel Crown (C.S.Jodha) 4. 3/4, 1-3/4, 1-1/4. 2m 4.02s. Rs. 13 (w), 11 and 14 (p). SHP: Rs. 20, FP: Rs. 18, Q: Rs. 11, Tanala: Rs. 20 and Rs. 10. Favourite: Clinton. Owners: Mr. & Mrs. Vijay B.Shirke and Il Zoras Cinque Racing Syndicate. Trainer: Shyam Habbu.

5. P.M.RUNGTA GOLD TROPHY (1,400m), Cl. III, rated 40 to 66: Centrestage (J.P.O’Brien) 1, Barringo (Daniel Grant) 2, Brave Vision (V.Jodha) 3 and Arabian Fighter (S.Kamble) 4. 2-1/4, Hd, 1-1/2. 1m 24.06s. Rs. 14 (w), 12 and 15 (p). SHP: Rs. 25, FP: Rs. 22, Q: Rs. 11, Tanala: Rs. 233 and Rs. 100. (Note: A.Sandesh got unseated from King Julien soon after the start. However he escaped unhurt). Favourite: Centrestage. Owners: Mr. & Mrs. Vijay Mallya rep. Utd Rac & B’stk Breeders Ltd. Trainer: P.Shroff.

6. ALLAH RAKHKHA GOLD TROPHY (1,200m), Maiden 2-y-o only: Rekindle (Liam Jones) 1, Trance (Dashrath) 2, Falcon (D.K.Ashish) 3 and My Freedom (Daniel Grant) 4. 3/4, 2-1/4, 1. 1m 12.24s. Rs. 35 (w), 15, 16 and 42 (p). SHP: Rs. 53, FP: Rs. 170, Q: Rs. 111, Tanala: Rs. 1,175 and Rs. 2,316. Favourite: Amistad. Owner: Mr. M.A.M.Ramaswamy. Trainer: Karthik G.

7. KEJRIWAL TROPHY (1,200m), Cl. IV, rated 20 to 46: Masterofthesky (Suraj Narredu) 1, Mahima (D.K.Ashish) 2, Awesome Smile (Chandrakant) 3 and Bongani (S.Kamble) 4. 2-1/2, Sh, 1/2. 1m 12.02s. Rs. 37 (w), 14, 23 and 398 (p). SHP: Rs. 96, FP: Rs. 257, Q: Rs. 94, Tanala: Rs. 7,319 and Rs. 9,410. Favourite: Masterofthesky. Owners: Mr. & Mrs. Mohan Thakur and M/s. Shikhar Thakur & Shagun Thakur. Trainer: Dallas Todywalla.

8. NAKSHATRA INDIAN 2000 GUINEAS (Gr. I) (1,600m), 3-y-o only:

MACHIAVELLIANISM (JAZIL-EMPRESS JESSIE) P.S.CHOUHAN 1,

SHIVALIK HERO (REBUTTAL-MULLAGH) LIAM JONES 2,

AN ACQUIRED TASTE (STRONG CONTENDER-G WAITIN ON O) S.JOHN 3 and

MANYATTA (REBUTTAL-PICTURE SHOW) DANIEL GRANT 4.

3-1/4, 3/4, hd. 1m 34.88s. Rs. 112 (w), 32, 25 and 43 (p). SHP: Rs. 87, FP: Rs. 405, Q: Rs. 274, Tanala: Rs. 7,212 and Rs. 3,091. Favourite: Franklin. Owners: M/s. D.Pratap Chander Reddy and Ashish Bajaj rep. Pratap Racitement Pvt Ltd & M/s. Vijay Kumar Gupta and Susheel Kumar Gupta rep. Vijay Racing & Farms Pvt Ltd. Trainer: L.V.R.Deshmukh.

9. COLE GOLD TROPHY DIV.I (1,000m), Cl. V, rated 01 to 26: Sheer Romance (Dashrath) 1, Windmill Lady (Suraj Narredu) 2, Blessed (Kavraj) 3 and Prince (Prasad) 4. 1-3/4, nk, hd. 1m 0.22s. Rs. 84 (w), 27, 14 and 13 (p). SHP: Rs. 51, FP: Rs. 509, Q: Rs. 216, Tanala: Rs. 1,357 and Rs. 763. Favourite: Riding On The Storm. Owners: The Illuminati Racing Syndicate. Trainer: Narendra Lagad.

10. G.ESSAJI TROPHY DIV.I (1,600m), Cl. IV, rated 20 to 46: New World (Trevor) 1, Winston (J.P.O’Brien) 2, Shadows Of Time (David Allan) 3 and Sophisticated (B.Sreekanth) 4. Not run: Viva Zapata. 3, 2-3/4, 1/2. 1m 37.52s. Rs. 35 (w), 13, 10 and 17 (p). SHP: Rs. 41, FP: Rs. 50, Q: Rs. 11, Tanala: Rs. 176 and Rs. 139. Favourite: Winston. Owners: M/s. A.Rashid & Fareed Karachiwalla and Mr. & Mrs. R.Rashid. Trainer: Faisal Abbas.

Jackpot: (i) 70 per cent: 3,232 (69 tkts), 30 per cent: Rs. 79 (1,207 tkts); (ii) 70 per cent: Rs. 2,16,017 (4 tkts), 30 per cent: Rs. 11,572 (32 tkts).

Treble: (i) Rs. 148 (82 tkts), (ii) Rs. 16,983 (1 tkt), (iii) Rs. 3,658 (9 tkts).

Super Jackpot: 70 per cent: Rs. 4,13,165 (1 tkt), 30 per cent: Rs. 19,674 (9 tkts).

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