Marmaduke ridden by N. Rupa won the Nilgiris Derby Stakes, the chief event of the races held here on Sunday (May 11). The winner is owned by Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy and trained by R. Foley.

1. TURF AUTHORITY CUP (Div. I), (1,300m), rated 00 to 25: Etesian (Shahar Babu) 1, Eveready (K. V. Baskar) 2, Bounty Hunter (Saddam Iqbal) 3 and Starista (S. Manohar) 4. 4-1/4, 1-1/2 and 4-1/4. 1m 22.49s. Owners: Mrs. Nazia Khan, M/s. Chirag D. Joshi & Wayne Beck. Trainer: Fahad Khan.

2. TURF AUTHORITY CUP (Div. II), (1,300m), rated 00 to 25: Maharaj’s Will (C. Umesh) 1, Viking Valor (H. A. Sachin) 2, Legend Maker (Md. Hesnain) 3 and Classical Legend (Kalyan Singh) 4. Dist, 1-1/4 and hd. 1m 22.70s. Owners: M/s. R. R. Prasad, M. Pushparaj, P. Noble Roy and N. Bright Mascrenhas. Trainer: R. Karthik.

3. MADRAS REGIMENTAL CENTRE CHALLENGE TROPHY (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): Artistic Jewel (Prem) 1, Crystal Monarch (Ross) 2, Academy General (Kabdhar) 3 and Midnight Whisper (Casey) 4. Not run: Cruise In Style. 4-1/4, 2-1/4 and 2-3/4. 1m 19.01s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.

4. DEFENCE SERVICE STAFF COLLEGE CUP (1,200m), rated 20 to 45: Sophisticated (Md. Hesnain) 1, Speedy Girl (N. Murugan) 2, Demonic (C. A. Brisson) 3 and Scarlet Knight (Lakshmanan) 4. 3, 1 and 3-1/2. 1m 15.86s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.

5. MYSORE RACE CLUB CUP (1,300m), 4-y-o only (Terms): Commander Bond (Lakshmanan) 1, Academy Royale (N. Murugan) 2, Wings Of Love (C. A. Brisson) 3 and Amazing King (Shahar Babu) 4. 3, 4-1/4 and 2-1/2. 1m 27.45s. Owner: Mr. PL. Ravi. Trainer: B. Suresh.

6. NILGIRIS DERBY STAKES (1,600m), 3-y-o (Terms):

MARMADUKE (DECADO – ARKS ANGEL) N. RUPA 1,

PARTY ROYAL (ALWAYS A RAINBOW – LADY STARDUST) RAJENDRA SINGH 2,

NIGHT PASSION (ALWAYS A RAINBOW – TOUCHING MOMENTS) ROSS 3 AND

MISS SOPHISTICATED (ALWAYS A RAINBOW - FASHION SECRET) PREM 4.

Dist, 4-1/2 and 2-1/2. 1m 49.69s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.

7. HYDERABAD RACE CLUB CUP (1,400m), rated 80 & above: Smart Strider (Rajendra Singh) 1, Regal Classic (Ross) 2, Noble View (Prem) 3 and Magnanimity (Casey) 4. 5-1/4, 5-1/2 and 2-3/4. 1m 30.03s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.

8. KUMARARAJAH M. A. M. MUTHIAH GOLD CUP (Div. I), (1,400m), 7-y-o & over, rated 40 to 65: Admirals Quest (Kabdhar) 1, Pocket Rocket (Prem) 2, Visionary (Rajendra Singh) 3 and Valiant Bay (Ross) 4. 4-1/4, 1-1/2 and 2-3/4. 1m 30.16s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: R. Foley.

9. KUMARARAJAH M. A. M. MUTHIAH GOLD CUP (Div. II), (1,400m), 7-y-o & over, rated 40 to 65: Elite Land (Venkatesan) 1, Noble Salute (Rajendra Singh) 2, Angelo (Kabdhar) 3 and Golden Knight (Prem) 4. 4-3/4, 3-1/4 and 3. 1m 32.70s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.

10. BANGALORE TURF CLUB TROPHY (1,200m), rated 60 to 85: Sweet Sensation (Venkatesan) 1, Knight Valiant (Casey) 2, Duke Of Windsor (Prem) 3 and Admiral (Kabdhar) 4. 4-1/2, 1-3/4 and 2. 1m 19.89s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.

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