Sky's The Limit (Rajendra Singh up) won the Nilgiris Derby Stakes, the main event of the races held here on Sunday (May 9). The winner is the property of Mr.M.A.M.Ramaswamy and is trained by R.Foley.

The results:

1. KOTHAGIRI CUP (Div. I) (1,300m), Cl. VB: Island Ruler (Umesh) 1, Galaxy King (Huzaif) 2, Sahara Prince (Sham) 3 and Golden Galaxy (Manohar) 4. 1/2, 5 & 2. 1m 22.38s. Rs 7 (w), 6 , 5 & 10 (p), Q: Rs 16. Favourite: Island Ruler. Owner & trainer: Mr M.J.Ayaz.

2. HYDERABAD RACE CLUB CUP (1,200m), Cl. I: Grand Madame (Miss Roopa) 1, Noble View (Manikandan) 2, Flaming Ace (Ross) 3 and Flashing Star (Rajendra Singh) 4. 2, 1-1/2 & 1-1/2. 1m 18.22s. Rs 5 (w), 15 & 25 (p), FP: Rs 12. Favourite: Grand Madame. Owner: Mr M.A.M.Ramaswamy. Trainer: R.Foley.

3. BANGALORE TURF CLUB TROPHY (1,300m), Cl. II: Right Again (C.Velu) 1, Empirical (Prem) 2, Fantastic Quest (M.Venkatesh) 3 and National Trust (Manikandan) 4. 2-1/4, 1-3/4 & 2-3/4. 1m 24.42s. Rs 12 (w), 7 & 8 (p), FP: Rs 13. Favourite: Right Again. Owner: Mr M.A.M.R.Muthiah. Trainer: B.Suresh.

4. KUMARARAJAH M.A.M.MUTHIAH GOLD CUP (1,400m), Cl. III: King Crimson (Babul) 1, Mill Fontaine (M.Venkatesh) 2, Liberty Speaks (Prem) 3 and Imperial Gate (Kabthar) 4. 1-1/2, 2 & 2-1/4. 1m 32.92s. Rs 17 (w), 6 & 18 (p), FP: Rs 702 (c/o). Favourite: Imperial Gate. Owner: Mr N. Anantharam. Trainer: B.Suresh.

5. SIMS PARK CUP (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o: Bare Necessities (Kabthar) 1, Majestic Majesty (Manikandan) 2, Sweet Dreams (Babul) 3 and Midnight Glory (Prem) 4. 2, 1-1/2 & 3-1/4. 1m 23.62s. Rs 9 (w), 5, 5 & 5 (p), Q: Rs 16. Favourite: Bare Necessities. Owner: Mr N.Anantharam. Trainer: R.Foley.

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

Sky's The Limit (Predappio-Bold As Silver) (Rajendra Singh) 1,

The Honorable (Always A Rainbow-Tycooness) (Ross) 2,

Tribulation (Always A Rainbow-Radiant Heights) (Miss Roopa) 3 and

Salsa King (Predappio-Queen of Dance) (Manikandan) 4.

2-1/4, 3-1/2 & 1-1/2. 1m 47.92s. Rs 5 (w), 7 & 9 (p), Q: Rs 5. Favourite: Sky's the Limit. Owner: Mr.M.A.M.Ramaswamy. Trainer: R.Foley.

7. MYSORE RACE CLUB CUP (1,200m), Cl. IV: Golden Symbol (Ross) 1, Top Romance (C.Velu) 2, Kingdom of Heaven (Kabthar) 3 and Star Image (Miss Roopa) 4. 2-1/4, 1-3/4 & 2-3/4. 1m 18.18s. Rs 5 (w), 6, 5 & 7 (p), Q: Rs 14. Favourite: Golden Symbol. Owner: Mr Rm.Lakshmanan. Trainer: R.Foley.

8. TURF AUTHORITY CUP (1,400m), Cl. VA: Xian (M.Venkatesh) 1, Divine Dew (Miss Roopa) 2, Supreme Harmony (Babul) 3 and Blue Dew (Ross) 4. Shd, 1/2 & 1/2. 1m 28.96s. Rs 30 (w), 50, 17 & 140 (p), Q: Rs 121. Favourites: Snow Prince and Supreme Harmony. Owner: Mr Rm. Lakshmanan. Trainer: B.Suresh.

9. KOTHAGIRI CUP (Div. II) (1,300m), Cl. VB: Flash Dance (Brisson) 1, Salut D'Amour (Srinivasan) 2, Glory Of Gold (Bopanna) 3 and Jubilee P rince (Venkatesan) 4. 1-3/4, shd & 1-3/4. 1m 24.36s. Rs 16 (w), 6, 28 & 10 (p), Q; Rs 148. Favourite: Flash Dance. Owners: Mr J.Sebastian, Mrs Jiby Joji, Mrs Trese Sebastian and Mrs Elsy Antony. Trainer: Sebastian.

Treble: Rs 317 (18 tkts)

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