CHENNAI: Mr. N. Anantharam's Romantic Count (Prem up) won the A.V. Thomas Gold Cup, the main event of the races held here on Thursday (Feb. 1). R. Foley trains the winner.

The results:

1. SIKKIL PLATE (1,000m), Cl.V-A, 6-y-o & over: Supreme Chancellor (Placerville-Najidiya) 56 Mohan 1, Princess Gabriella 53.5 Miss Roopa 2, Falcon Fly 54 Prem 3 and Young Warrior 54 Rajendra Singh 4. All ran. 3, 1-1/2 and hd. 1m 2.64s. Rs. 21 (w), 8, 9 and 22 (p), SHP: Rs. 87, FP: Rs. 241 (carried over), Q: Rs. 169 (carried over), Tanala: Rs. 328 (carried over). Favourite: Native Son.

Owner: Dr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: B. Suresh.

2. RATHINAGIRI PLATE (1,200m), Cl.IV: Regal Shot (Excalibur's Lake-Blue Sonata) 48 Ross 1, Royal Celebrity 51 S. Manohar 2, Browning 52 Manikandan 3 and Great Occasion 60 Milan 4. All ran. 3-1/2, 1/2 and 1-1/2. 1m 14.58s. Rs. 10 (w), 5, 5 and 5 (p), SHP: Rs. 25, FP: Rs. 120, Q: Rs. 20, Tanala: Rs. 431. Favourite: Regal Shot.

Owner: Mr. M.A.M.R. Muthiah. Trainer: R. Foley.

3. CALICUT PLATE (1,400m), Cl.V-A: Formidable Force (Razeen-Zaya) 56.5 Ross 1, Star Councillor 54 C. Velu 2, Charlotta 56.5 Milan 3 and Adoring Star 60 Rajendra Singh 4. All ran. Nk, 1-1/2 and 1-3/4. 1m 29.30s. Rs. 21 (w), 5 5 and 5 (p), SHP: Rs. 20, FP: Rs. 102, Q: Rs. 28, Tanala: Rs. 106. Favourite: Charlotta.

Owner: Mr. M.A.M.R. Muthiah. Trainer: R. Foley.

4. S.S. ANNAMALAI CHETTIAR GOLD CUP (1,600m), 3-y-o only: Resplendent Glory (Foyer-Rise And Shine) 56 Mohan 1, Star Tapestry 52 Prem 2, Polish Emperor 60 Ross 3 and Silver Mascot 47 C. Murugan 4. All ran. Nk, 1/2 and 3-1/2. 1m 49.55s. Rs. 9 (w), 6, 9 and 8 (p), SHP: Rs. 24, FP: Rs. 35 Q: Rs. 21, Tanala: Rs. 108. Favourite: Resplendent Glory.

Owner: Dr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: R. Foley.

5. MADRAS CUP (Div.I),(1,200m), Cl. V-B: My King (Always A Rainbow-Oriental Dancer) 57 Rajendra Singh 1, Route To Gold 60 Milan 2, Armiger 60 Ross 3 and One For Me 52 C. Murugan 4. All ran. 2, nk and hd. 1m 16.95s. Rs. 14 (w), 5, 5 and 5 (p), SHP: Rs. 23, FP: Rs. 27, Q: Rs. 15, Tanala: Rs. 129. Favourite: One For Me.

Owner: Mr. Dr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy. Trainer: F. Sait.

6. MADRAS CUP (Div.II),(1,200m), Cl. V-B: Our Ambition (Twist And Turn-Dynawish) 54 S. Manohar 1, Wizard King 56 Kabthar 2, Gulf Star 51.5 Lakshmanan 3 and Grey Eagle 59 Manikandan 4. All ran. 1-1/4, 1-3/4 and nk. 1m 16.19s. Rs. 15 (w), 5 and 5(p), SHP: Rs. 24, FP: Rs. 45, Q: Rs. 32, Tanala: Rs. 197. Favourite: Grey Eagle.

Owner: Mr. T. Irudhayaraj. Trainer: B. Suresh.

7. A.V. THOMAS GOLD CUP (1,200m), Cl.III: Romantic Count (Diffident-Walk On Turf) 57 Prem 1, First Emperor 53 M. Venkatesh 2, Noble Flash 59 Mohan 3 and Indian Gold 50.5 S. Manohar 4. All ran. Shd, 1 and 1-1/4. 1m 14.86s. Rs. 10 (w), 5, 5 and 5 (p), SHP: Rs. 22, FP: Rs. 124, Q: Rs. 117, Tanala: Rs. 195. Favourite: Romantic Count.

Owner: Mr. N. Anantharam. Trainer: R. Foley.

8. MADRAS CUP (Div.III),(1,200m), Cl. V-B: Combative (Placerville-Greek Bride) 52 Prem 1, Seattle Victory 56 K.S. Rathore 56, Amazing Career 53.5 C. Velu 3 and Royal City 58.5 Mohan 4. All ran. 3/4, 1 and 2. 1m 16.36s. Rs. 17 (w), 11 and nil (p), SHP: Rs. 30, FP: Rs. 140, Q: Rs. 68, Tanala: Rs. 884. Favourite: Royal City.

Owner: Mr. Sp. Palaniappan. Trainer: B. Suresh.

9. MADRAS CUP (Div.IV), (1,200m), Cl.V-B: Star Stature (San Francisco-Sue The Star) 47 S. Manohar 1, Mystic Dragon 60 Senthil Kumar 2, Generous Gift 49.5 M. Venkatesh 3 and Alphonso 48 Kabthar 4. All ran. 3/4, 1-1/2 and 3-1/2. 1m 17.05s. Rs 16 (w), 25 and nil (p), SHP: Rs. 19, FP: Rs. 77, Q: Rs. 78, Tanala: Rs. 861. Favourite: Alphonso. Owner: Mr. T. Irudhayaraj. Trainer: F. Sait.

Jackpot: Rs. 1,813 (two tkts). Treble: Rs. 145 (53 tkts).

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