Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy’s Marmaduke ridden by Rajendra Singh won the Nilgiris 2000 Guineas, the chief event of the races held here on Sunday (May 4). The winner is trained by R. Foley.

1. KETTI CUP (Div. I), (1,200m), rated 00 to 25: Maracana (Stephen Raj) 1, Agusta (Zulquar Nain) 2, Always A Dot (C. Umesh) 3 and Grand Legend (Shahar Babu) 4. 2-3/4, dist and nk. 1m 17s. Owner and trainer: Mr. K. S. Mandanna.

2. TIRUPUR PLATE (1,200m), rated 40 to 65: Valiant Bay (Ross) 1, Our Chieftain (Shahar Babu) 2, Patriotic (N. Murugan) 3 and Cristoffe (N. Rupa) 4. 2-1/4, 3/4 and 2. 1m 13.92s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.

3. BOMBAY CASTLE PLATE (1,200m), 3-y- only (Terms): Illustrious Prince (Kabdhar) 1, King Calypso (Prem) 2, Lady Pimpernel (N. Rupa) 3 and Adorable Choice (Ross) 4. 2-3/4, 1-1/4 and 3. 1m 19.70s. Owner: Mr. PL. Ravi. Trainer: R. Foley.

4. GLENDALE PLATE (1,200m), rated 100 & above: Blushing Romeo (N. Rupa) 1, Flash Of Genius (Ross) 2, Precious Princess (Prem) 3 and World Of Magic (Rajendra Singh) 4. 3-1/4, 3-1/2 and 4. 1m 18.62s. Owner: Mr. PL. Ravi. Trainer: R. Foley.

5. NILGIRIS 2000 GUINEAS (1,400m), 3-y-o only (Terms):

MARMADUKE (DECADO – ARKS ANGEL) RAJENDRA SINGH 1,

HIGHLAND BRAVE (ALWAYS A RAINBOW – EVER GRACEFUL) KABDHAR 2,

EMPEROR OF ROME (FOYER - FAB FANTASY) PREM 3 AND

PARTY ROYAL (ALWAYS A RAINBOW – LADY STARDUST) N. RUPA 4.

3-1/4, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2. 1m 32.07s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.

6. UDUMALPET PLATE (1,300m), rated 80 & above: Autumn Pearl (N. Rupa) 1, Emperor’s Crown (Ross) 2, Royal Conquest (Kabdhar) 3 and Special Edition (Prem) 4. 2-3/4, 4-1/2 and 2-1/4. 1m 26.14s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: R. Foley.

7. MUKURTI PLATE (1,200m), rated 60 to 85: Aeronotica (Casey) 1, Flames Of Desire (Ross) 2, Sweet Sensation (Prem) 3 and Commander Bond (Rajendra Singh) 4. 3, 3-3/4 and 4-1/2. 1m 18.19s. Owner: Mr. PL. Ravi. Trainer: R. Foley.

8. MOUNT PLEASANT PLATE (1,300m), rated 20 to 45: Calypso Girl (Shahar Babu) 1, Chiffon (N. Murugan) 2, Cherish (Lakshmanan) 3 and Cheval D’or (C. A. Brisson) 4. Shd, 3/4 and 1-3/4. 1m 22.75s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.

9. KETTI CUP (Div. II), (1,200m), rated 00 to 25: One Cool Cat (Zulquar Nain) 1, Tender Mist (Bopanna) 2, Florence (C. Umesh) 3 and Quality Special (Ayaz Khan) 4. 3-1/4, dist and 3-1/2. 1m 18.16s. Owners: Mr. P. S. Ranganathan, Mrs. K. Lakshmi & Mr. M. P. Biddappa. Trainer: Uthaiah.

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