Mr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy’s Royal Conquest, ridden by Kabdhar, won the Sohna Stud Farm South India 1000 Guineas the first Classic of the season held here on Friday (Jan. 18). The winner is trained by R. Foley.
1. RUIA STUD PLATE (Div. I), (1,000m), 3-y-o only (Terms): Wonder Princess (Ross) 1, Lights Of Heaven (Rajendra Singh), 2. Sovereign State (M. Venkatesh) 3 and Tradition Style (Prem) 4. 1-3/4, hd and 1/2. 1m 6.28s. Owner: Mr. M.A.M.R. Muthiah. Trainer: R. Foley.
2. SIVAKASI PLATE (1,000m), rated 80 & above: Precious Forever (N. Rupa) 1, Mustang Royal (Rajendra Singh) 2, Heroic Epic (Casey) 3 and True Colours (Kabdhar) 4. Not run: Champ Forever. 2, 1-3/4 and 1-1/4. 1m 6.37s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: R. Foley.
3. RUIA STUD PLATE (Div. II), (1,000m), 3-y-o only (Terms): Together Forever (Babul) 1, Open Your Heart (N. Rupa) 2, Amazing King (Rajendra Singh) 3 and Arctic Command (Casey) 4. Nk, 3/4 and 1-1/4. 1m 6.76s. Owner: Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: B. Suresh.
4. SOHNA STUD FARM SOUTH INDIA 1000 GUINEAS (1,600m), 4-y-o Indian fillies (Terms): Royal Conquest (Always A Rainbow-Noble Cavalier) Kabdhar 1, Royal Collection (Foyer-Crystal Bounty) M. Venkatesh 2, Mystic Goddess (Foyer-Fortunella) Babul 3 and Always Precious (Always A Rainbow-Simply Special) Prem 4. 5-1/4, 2 and 1-1/4. 1m 49.85s. Owner: Mr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.
5. MYANMAR PLATE (1,200m), rated 40 to 65: Style Ikon (Ross) 1, Scarlet Knight (Babul) 2, Winning Touch (Kabdhar) 3 and Formidable Force (M. Venkatesh) 4. Nk, 1-1/2 and 1-1/2. 1m 7.64s. Owner: Mr. M.A.M.R. Muthiah. Trainer: R. Foley.
6. COIMBATORE PLATE (Div. I), (1,000m), rated 00 to 25: Legend Maker (Mukesh Kumar) 1, Deck Of Cards (Anand Kumar) 2, Grand Legend (Shahar Babu) 3 and Sharavathi (Bopanna) 4. 3, 1/2 and 3. 1m 5.28s. Owner and trainer; Mr. J. Sabastian.
7. TIRUNELVELI PLATE (1,200m), rated 60 to 85: Kings Ransom (M. Venkatesh) 1, National Trust (Prem) 2, Birthday Serenade (Bubal) 3 and Asiatic Boy (Kabdhar) 4. 2, 2-1/4 and 1-1/2. 1m 21.38s. Owner: Mr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.
8. SHOLINGAR PLATE (1,000m), rated 20 to 45: Majestic Force (Prem) 1, Pocket Rocket (Rajendra Singh) 2, Fish Pilot (Ross) 3 and Dream Come True (Kabdhar) 4. 1-1/2, 2-1/2 and 1-1/2. 1m 2.80s. Owner: Mr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.
9. COIMBATORE PLATE (Div. II), (1,000m), rated 00 to 25: Kid Brother (Saddam Iqbal) 1, Barrister (C. A. Brisson) 2, Tarzan Boy (Kalyan Singh) 3 and Royal Star (Zulquar Nain) 4. 3/4, 2 and 3-3/4. 1m 4.67s. Owners: M/s. Rafiq Md. Khan & Shujath Md. Khan. Trainer: Fahad Khan.