Regal Classic (Ross up) won the Merchants Cup, the main event of the races held here on Tuesday (Feb. 12). The winner is owned by Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy and trained by R. Foley.
1. BROADACRES PLATE (1,000m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): Sandheads (S. Manohar) 1, She’s No Angel (Akbar) 2 and Junglee Billi (Zulquar Nain) 3. 4-1/4 and dist. 1m 30.79s. Owners: M/s. S. M. Ahmed, S. Mansoor Ahmed, Mrs. Sharfunisa & Sameena Sultana. Trainer: S. M. Ahmed. The Stewards declared the race null and void.
2. V. G. SARAVANABHAVNANTHAM GOLD CUP (Div. I), (1,000m), 3-y-o only (Terms): World Of Magic (N. Rupa) 1, Sovereign State (Ross) 2, Lights Of Heaven (Rajendra Singh) 3 and Bounty Star (Casey) 4. 2-1/2, 1-1/4 and 2-3/4. 1m 5.48s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. R. Muthiah. Trainer: R. Foley.
3. MERCHANTS CUP (1,000m), rated 80 & above: Regal Classic (Ross) 1, Badge Of Gold (Rajendra Singh) 2, Bourbon Bay (Babul) 3 and Ordained One (Kabdhar) 4. Nk, 3 and nk. 1m 3.67s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.
4. V. G. SARAVANABHAVNANTHAM GOLD CUP (Div. II), (1,000m), 3-y-o only (Terms): Wonder Princess (Rajendra Singh) 1, Open Your Heart (Babul) 2, Transonic (Prem) 3 and Tradition Style (Ross) 4. 2-1/4, 1-1/2 and 1-3/4. 1m 4.90s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.
5. KARAIKAL PLATE (1,200m), rated 60 to 85: Bureaucrat (Prem) 1, True Colours (Babul) 2, Kings Ransom (Kabdhar) 3 and Mesmerize (Casey) 4. 1/2, 1-1/2 and 1-1/2. 1m 19.19s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.
6. A. R. SRINIVASAN CUP (1,000m), rated 40 to 65: Ashwa Prajot (N. Rupa) 1, Southern Summit (Kabdhar) 2, Ashwa Puskar (Ross) 3 and Victory Bay (Rajendra Singh) 4. 1-1/2, hd and 2-1/2. 1m 2.98s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. R. Muthiah. Trainer: R. Foley.
7. SHANMUGA SETHUPATHI CUP (1,200m), 4-y-o only (Terms): Star Samurai (Ross) 1, King Atlantis (Rajendra Singh) 2, Precious Princess (M. Venkatesh) 3 and Apache Summit (Casey) 4. 5, 5-1/2 and 3/4. 1m 15.61s. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.
8. TINDIVANAM PLATE (1,600m), rated 20 to 45: Proud Star (Prem) 1, Favourite Warrior (Rajendra Singh) 2, Ocean Warrior (Kabdhar) 3 and Star Craft (N. Rupa) 4. Not run: Alpharetta. 2-3/4, 1-3/4 and 1-3/4. 1m 46.05s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: B. Suresh.
9. SURAT PLATE (1,400m), rated 00 to 25: Hail The Star (Sham Kumar) 1, Flaming Shadow (Md. Husnain) 2, Champs Elysees (Kalyan Singh) 3 and Disco Star (Ayaz Ahmed) 4. 4-1/2, hd and 1-1/2. 1m 33.88s. Owners: Mr Akbar Alick & Mr Irshad Ahmed. Trainer: A.Malick