MYSORE: Slavic (Rajesh Babu up) won the H.H. Sri Krishnaraja Wadiyar Memorial Gold Cup, the main event of the races held here on Friday.(Sept. 8) The winner is the joint property of M/s. B.L. Sanjeev Kumar, M. Venkatadasappa Ravindra & Dheerajkumar P. Nagpal. Sandhu trains the winner.
1. TALAKADU PLATE (1,200 m), rated 00 to 30: Wacow (Pennine Ridge - Essmeralda Samia) 50 Melvyn Maseyk 1, Right Fantasy 51 Vivek 2, Golden Sword 49 Jagadeesh 3 and Mischevious Girl 59 Sunil Singh 4. Not run: Apricot. 1, 1/2 & 31/4. 1m 15.58s. Rs.444 (w), 59, 11 & 92 (p), FP: Rs.158, Q: Rs.624, SHP: Rs.26, Trinalla: Rs.5,214 (Carried over). Favourite: Fixed Dividend.
Owner & Trainer: Feroz M Khan.
2. RELIANCE GOLD TROPHY (Div II), (1,400 m), rated 20 to 50, 3 y-o-only: Tenct Bling (Flitch - Comet Star) 57.5 Y.S. Srinath 1, Royal Retort 56 Christopher 2, Dangerous Illusion 58.5 Ranjeet Singh 3 and Star News 55 C. Krishnan 4. Not run: Inverloch. Nose, 71/2 & 2. 1m 29.11s. Rs.23 (w), 12, 17 & 11 (p), FP: Rs.93, Q: Rs.49, SHP: Rs.52, Trinalla: Rs.111 & Rs.29. Favourite: Dangerous Illusion.
Owners: Mr. Swarup Anand & Kr. Yadvendra Singh. Trainer: Warren.
3. PUNE PLATE (Div II), (1,100 m), rated 20 to 50: Life Is Wonderful (Classic Sport - Acadian) 57.5 Appu 1, Opera Princess 60 Y.S. Srinath 2, Turf Magic 57.5 M. Mark 3 and Brats Berg 58.5 B. Prakash 4. 1/2, 2 & 21/2. 1m 09.30s. Rs.41 (w), 14, 13 & 60 (p), FP: Rs.111, Q: Rs.45, SHP: Rs.35, Trinalla: Rs.1,046 & Rs.597. Favourite: Opera Princess.
Owners: M/s. Amit Caddy & Shantilal Jain. Trainer: Amit Caddy.
Note: Actually Light Speed (A. Velu up) was the winner. But an objection by Appu rider of Life Is Wonderful against A. Velu for coming in sharply in the first furlong and causing sever check was upheld and revised the order of placing as above. The Stewards decided to disqualify Light Speed from the above race.
4. RELIANCE GOLD TROPHY (Div I), (1,400 m), rated 20 to 50, 3 y-o-only: Sierra (Tejano - Soonerland) 57.5 Gallagher 1, Amazing Gem 58 Appu 2, Autumn Star 52.5 B. Prakash 3 and Lifes Laughter 62 M. Mark 4. All ran. 11/4, 11/2 & 21/2. 1m 28.03s. Rs.18 (w), 11, 14 & 17 (p), FP: Rs.27, Q: Rs.25, SHP: Rs.32, Trinalla: Rs.46 & Rs.26. Favourite: Sierra.
Owners: Dr. & Mrs. Vijay Mallya rep. United Racing & Bloodstock Breeders Ltd. Trainer: Dhariwal.
5. H.H. SRI KRISHNARAJA WADIYAR MEMORIAL GOLD CUP (1,400 m), 4 y-o-& over (Terms): Slavic (Binkhaldoun -Sea of Love) 50.5 (cd 51) Rajesh Babu 1, Moon Emperor 59 B. Prakash 2, Star Angel 58.5 S. Manohar 3 and Romantic Getaway 54.5 Appu 4. Not run: Spectacular Quest. Lnk, 3/4 & 13/4. 1m 25.22s. Rs.84 (w), 16, 28 & 301 (p), FP: Rs.1,392, Q: Rs.724, SHP: Rs.76, Trinalla: Rs.24,600 (Carried over), Exacta: Rs.2,240 (Carried over). Favourite: Cedros.
Owners: M/s. B.L. Sanjeev Kumar, M. Venkatadasappa Ravindra & Dheerajkumar P. Nagpal. Trainer: Sandhu.
6. SANCTITY CUP (1,400 m), rated 40 to 70: Game Fighter (Classic Sport - Undercut) 60 Y.S. Srinath 1, Bountiful Heights 56.5 Shobhan Babu 2, Smart Falcon 55 B. Prakash 3 and Seriously Dangerous 55 Appu 4. All ran. Nose, 1/2 & 53/4. 1m 26.34s. Rs.16 (w), 12, 23 & 16 (p), FP: Rs.86, Q: Rs.109, SHP: Rs.58, Trinalla: Rs.154 & Rs.35. Favourite: Game Fighter.
Owners: Dr. Arun Raghavan & Mr. J. Christo Pratish. Trainer: Faraz Arshad.
7. PUNE PLATE (Div I), (1,100 m), rated 20 to 50: Wizzy Noise (Conquering Hero - Inseyab) 56 Tauseef Ahmed 1, Snob Value 55.5 Appu 2, Witch Doctor 61 Christopher 3 and Feel My Heart 59 A.R. Mani 4. Not run: Susanita & Gara Fluid. 2 3/4, 13/4 & Sh.hd. 1m 07.56s. Rs.137 (w), 28, 16 & 16 (p), FP: Rs.137, Q: Rs.104, SHP: Rs.46, Trinalla: Rs.624 & Rs.256, Exacta: Rs.6,321 (Carried over). Favourite: Witch Doctor.
Owner: Mr. Ravinder Kumar. Trainer: S. Narredu .
Treble: Rs.345 (103 tkts).
Mini Jackpot: Rs.480 (139 tkts).
Jackpot: Rs.65,778 (five tkts). Runner up: Rs.605 (233 tkts).