Vijayshaurya (P.S.Chouhan up) won the Deccan Chronicle Gold Cup, the main event of the races held here on Tuesday (Sept. 24). M/s. Vijay Racing & Farms Pvt. Ltd represented by Mr. Vijay Kumar Gupta & Mr. Susheel Kumar Gupta and M/s. Pratap Racecitement Pvt. Ltd represented by the estate Of late Mr. D. Pratap Chander Reddy & Mr. Ashish Bajaj own the winner who is trained by L.V.R. Deshmukh.
1. RED ORCHID PLATE (1,600m), Cat. III, 4-y-o & over rated upto 50: Exclusive Lady (Akshay Kumar) 1, Tripple Eight (Harinder Singh) 2, All The Fun (B. Dileep) 3, Cascading Glory (Abhishek S. Pawar) 4. 3, shd, 3-3/4. 1m 41.02s. Rs. 35 (w), 12, 7 (p), SHP: Rs. 13, FP: Rs. 113, Q: Rs. 46, Tanala: Rs. 104. Favourite: All The Fun. Owner: Ms. Zaheer Ainulvara. Trainer: S.S.F.Hassan.
2. DECCAN CHRONICLE GOLD CUP (2,400m), Cat. I, 3-y-o & over (Terms): Vijayshaurya (P.S. Chouhan) 1, Snow Bird (Deep Shanker) 2, Mystical Knight (P. Venkat) 3. Not run: Vijays Jet. 8, 1/2, 6-3/4. 2m 35.33s. Rs. 8 (w), 6 & 5 (p), SHP: Rs. 11, FP: Rs. 15, Q: Rs. 9. Favourite: Vijayshaurya. Owners: M/s. Vijay Racing & Farms Private Limited represented by Mr. Vijay Kumar Gupta & Mr. Susheel Kumar Gupta and M/s. Pratap Racecitement Private Limited represented by the estate Of late Mr. D. Pratap Chander Reddy & Mr. Ashish Bajaj. Trainer: L.V.R. Deshmukh.
3. RED SURPRISE CUP (1,400m), Cat. III, 3-y-o & over, rated upto 50: Ray of Hope (P.S. Chouhan) 1, Greek Star (Harinder Singh) 2, Kohinoor Punch (Ajit Kumar) 3, Colorful Trip (K. Anil) 4. 1-1/2, shd, 4-1/4. 1m 28.52s. Rs. 15 (w), 8, 7 (p), SHP: Rs. 13, FP: Rs. 38, Q: Rs. 22, Tanala: Rs. 30. Favourite: Kohinoor Owners: Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla and Mr. Adar C. Poonawalla representing M/s. Villoo Poonawalla Racing & Breeding Pvt Ltd., Mr. Vijay Kumar Gupta & Mr. Susheel Kumar Gupta representing M/s. Vijay Racing & Farms Private Limited & Mr. Ahmed Alam Khan.Trainer: Laxman Singh
4. EPSOM PLATE (1,800m), Cat. II, 3-y-o & over, rated upto 75: Laguna Beach (P.S. Chouhan) 1, Laurel Canyon (P. Sai Kumar) 2, Golden Rule (B. Dileep) 3, San Ramon (Suraj Narredu) 4. 1, 1/2, 3. 1m 53.12 s. Rs. 11 (w), 6, 25, 10 (p), SHP: Rs. 86, FP: Rs. 143, Q: Rs. 110, Tanala: Rs. 1033. Favourite: Laguna Beach. Owners: M/s. Vishal Rao & Aditya Trainer: L.V.R. Deshmukh.
5. RAJA MEHBOOB KARAN MEMORIAL CUP (1400m), Cat. II, 3-y-o & over, rated upto 75: Azaiba (Ajit Singh) 1, Golden Arrow (P. S. Chouhan) 2, Compromise (Deep Shanker) 3, The Himalayas (K. Mukesh) 4. 1, 1/4, 2. 1m 26.96s. Rs 29 (w), 9, 5 (p), SHP: Rs 25, FP: Rs 65, Q: Rs 14, Tanala: Rs 79. Favourite: Golden Arrow. Owner: Col. S.B.Nair. Trainer: M.Srinivas Reddy.
6. ADILABAD PLATE (1,400m), Cat. II, maiden 3-y-o only: Rio Rojo (N.Rawal) 1, Golden Art (N.Rajesh) 2, Mount Titlis (P.S.Chouhan) 3, Princess Cruise (Harinder) 4. 1, ns, 3/4. 1m 28.92s. Rs 9 (w), 6, 7, 8 (p), SHP: Rs 18, FP: Rs 24, Q: Rs 20, Tanala: Rs 57. Favourite: Rio Rojo. Owners: M/s P.Anil Kumar Kishen and Rudraraju Rajendra Verma. Trainer: Prasad R.
(Note: An objection raised by P S Chouhan, rider of Mount Titlis, originally placed fourth by the judge against the rider of Winds and Waves (Kiran Naidu) originally placed second was upheld. Subsequently the Stewards held an enquiry into the running and decided to disqualify Winds And Waves and revise placings as above).
7. FIRE ARCH PLATE (1,200m), Cat. III, 4-y-o & over, rated upto 50: Aarohan (P. Sai Kumar) 1, Pakat Pakat Pakat (B. Dileep) 2, Bernabeu (Deepak Singh) 3, Lady of Grace (N. Rajesh) 4. Not run: True Friend. 1/4, 1, 1-1/4. 1m 14.57s. Rs. 10 (w), 7, 7, 13 (p), SHP: Rs. 22, FP: Rs. 28, Q: Rs. 22, Tanala: Rs. 130. Favourite: Aarohan. Owners: M/s. Sudhir Paramanand Bajaj, Manish Jaiswal & Nitin S. Jaiswal. Trainer: Prasad R.
Treble (i): Rs. 41 (1504 tkts.), (ii): Rs. 338 (301 tkts.)
Consolation: Rs. 168 (1121 tkts.)
Jackpot: Rs. 1335 (329 tkts.)