BANGALORE: Diamond Hunter (Suraj Narredu up) won the F.K. Irani Memorial Cup (1,200m), the main event of the races held here on Saturday (Jan. 20). The winner is the joint property of Mr. Sunil Jhangiani, Mrs. Padmini Jhangiani & Mr. Gobind Jhangiani rep. Equest (India) Pvt. Ltd., and is trained by Eshwer.

Fines and Suspensions:

In the Nelamangala Plate (1,200m) held on 17th Jan. 2007, Md. Shafiq, rider of Secret Moment was suspended from 27 Jan. to 10 Feb. 2007 (both days inclusive) for unsatisfactory riding. He has been permitted to ride work. In the second division of the Solitaire cup (1,400 m), Chetan, trainer of Red Flame was fined Rs. 10,000 by the Stewards of the Mysore Race Club Ltd., for inconsistent pattern of running and the improved performance of his charge.

In the second division of Mauritius Pearl Plate (1,200m), Bipin V. Salvi, trainer of Mazeppa was fined Rs.10,000 by the stewards of the Club for unsatisfactory and inconsistent explanations tendered during the enquiry and Jockey P. Krishna was suspended from Jan. 27 Feb. 2007 for unsatisfactory riding in the above horse. He has been permitted to ride work.

The stewards of the Mysore Race Club Ltd, fined trainer Prasanna Kumar Rs.10,000 for the improved performance of his charge Spark Of Glory, the winner of Halebeedu Plate (1,600m), run on 10th January 2007.

After considering the appeal filed by Jockey Rajesh Babu against the order of the Stewards of Mysore Race Club Ltd, the Stewards of the Bangalore Turf Club Ltd have amended the period of punishment, in that his suspension period will be from 23rd Jan. 2007 to 16th Feb. 2007 for unsatisfactory riding on Viva Candy, in the Sweet Memories Cup (1,400m) run on 27th December 2006.

The results:

1. CHITRADURGA PLATE (1,200m) Maiden 3 y-o-only (Terms): Imperial View (China Visit-Perceived Value) 55 B. Prakash 1, Sunny's Symphony 53.5 M. Mark 2, Road To Romance 53.5 Mahendran 3 and Casino Royal 53.5 Jagadeesh 4. All ran. Nk, 5-3/4 & 1/2. 1m 15.19s. Rs. 13 (w), 11, 18 & 107 (p), FP: Rs. 40, Q: Rs. 44, SHP: Rs. 38, Trinalla: Rs. 696 & Rs. 412. Favourite: Imperial View.

Owner: Dr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: Ganapathy.

2. ALTENBERG PLATE (1,200m) rated 20 to 50: Abide Proven (Burden Of Proof-Abide With Us) 55 R. Marshall 1, Rapid Response 54 J.E. Pereira 2, Hurricane Rose 60.5 S. Ramesh 3 and Artic Princess 53.5 (cd 52) Mahendran 4. Not run: Breeze Dancer. 2-1/2, 6 & 1-1/4. 1m 15.21s. Rs. 13 (w), 12, 39 & 20 (p), FP: Rs. 94, Q: Rs. 64, SHP: Rs. 104, Trinalla: Rs. 282 & Rs. 109. Favourite: Abide Proven.

Owner: Mr. C.R. Nazir. Trainer: Darius

3. ULLAL BEACH PLATE (1,400m) rated 00 to 30, 5 & 6 y-o: Senna (Tejano-Syrianna) 61.5 Appu 1, Young Indian 47.5 (cd 49.5) C. Krishnan 2, Princess Emily 60.5 Srinath 3 and Divine Force 53 (cd 53.5) Harish 4. All ran. 3-3/4, 3/4 & 3-1/2. 1m 29.70s. Rs. 26 (w), 14, 35 & 20 (p), FP: Rs. 173, Q: Rs. 118, SHP: Rs. 108, Trinalla: Rs. 514 & Rs. 220, Exacta: Rs. 4,178 & Rs. 2,984. Favourite: Senna.

Owners: M/s. Aziz Jaffer & K.K. Prakash. Trainer: S. Singh.

4. NATIVE CHIEFTAN PLATE (1,600m) rated 20 to 50, 5 & 6 y-o: Magical Mystery (Pennine Ridge-Wild Rumour) 58 Srinath 1, Stage Coach 57 Christopher 2, Pick Me Up 61.5 Gnaneshwar 3 and Global Agenda 53 C. Krishnan 4. All ran. 3/4, 1 & dist. 1m 41.71s. Rs. 25 (w), 12, 20 & 17 (p), FP: Rs. 133, Q: Rs. 65, SHP: Rs. 57, Trinalla: Rs. 164 & Rs. 58. Favourite: Magical Mystery.

Owners: Dr & Mrs. Vijay Mallya rep. United Racing & Bloodstock Breeders Ltd. Trainer: Dhariwal.

5. F.K. IRANI MEMORIAL CUP (1,200m) rated 80 & above: Diamond Hunter (Alnasr Alwasheek-Anthalia) 50 Suraj Narredu 1, Tribal Fantasy 58.5 Vivek 2, Flaming Glory 51.5 (cd 52.5) B. Prakash 3 and Priceless Memories 60 Srinath 4. All ran. 1-1/4, 3/4 & 3/4. 1m 13.93s. Rs. 48 (w), 16, 52 & 14 (p), FP: Rs. 607, Q: Rs. 239, SHP: Rs. 181, Trinalla: Rs. 1,051 & Rs. 292. Favourite: Flaming Glory.

Owners: Mr. Sunil Jhangiani, Mrs. Padmini Jhangiani & Mr. Gobind Jhangiani rep. Equest (India) Pvt. Ltd., and Mr. Sanjay Kapoor. Trainer: Eshwer.

6. B.A. RAO MEMORIAL PLATE (1,400m) rated 40 to 70, 6 y-o-only: Time To Celebrate (Sizzling Melody-Loveshine) 53 Appu 1, Mid Summer Star 59 (cd 57.5) Ashwin Rao 2, Alvinia 53 (cd 53.5) Harish 3 and Gem Of A Lady 55 Christopher 4. All ran. 1/2, 1 & 1. 1m 28.26s. Rs. 31 (w), 16, 31 & 73 (p), FP: Rs. 328, Q: Rs. 136, SHP: Rs. 90, Trinalla: Rs. 2,880 & Rs. 2,469, Exacta: Rs. 32,048 & Rs. 13,735. Favourite: Time To Celebrate.

Owner & Trainer: Mr. G. Nityanand.

7. KAILASH CUP (1,100m) rated 20 to 50: Sugar Blaze (Burden Of Proof-Chaventre) 58.5 Suraj Narredu 1, Onegina 59.5 Christopher 2, Mystic Force 58.5 Srinath 3 and Darktan 47 Jagadeesh 4. Not run: A Girl In Blue. 1-1/4, 1/2 & 2-3/4. 1m 08.93s. Rs. 28 (w), 14, 26 & 15 (p), FP: Rs. 135, Q: Rs. 168, SHP: Rs. 69, Trinalla: Rs. 297 & Rs. 77, Exacta: Rs. 1,686 & Rs. 1,162. Favourite: Sugar Blaze.

Owners: Mrs. Mahima Shailesh and M/s. Arjun Sajnani, K. Venkatesh Nayak & K. Harish Nayak. Trainer: I. Ghatala.

8. M.N. DESAI MEMORIAL PLATE (1,200m) rated 40 to 70, 5 & 6 y-o: Dinesa (Barood-Illissa) 56.5 B. Paswan 1, Missedent 56.5 Gnaneshwar 2, Roda Rosen 60 Harish 3 and Wistling Straights 55 Ranjeet Singh 4. All ran. 3/4, 1-1/2 & 3/4. 1m 16.10s. Rs. 129 (w), 33, 31 & 16 (p), FP: Rs. 2,583, Q: Rs. 479, SHP: Rs. 76, Trinalla: Rs. 16,236 & Rs. 1,751, Exacta: Rs. 19,152 & Rs. 24,624. Favourite: Matter Of Opinion.

Owners: Yeshwant Stud & Agricultural Farm Pvt. Ltd. Trainer: I. Ghatala.

Treble: Rs. 1,527 (44 tkts).

Mini jackpot: Rs. 417 (95 tkts).

Runner up jackpot: Rs. 226 (979 tkts).

Jackpot: Rs. 8,071 (64 tkts).

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