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Battalion wins Nilgiris Derby Stakes

Mr. R. Ramakrishnan, Chairman, Madras Race Club, giving away the Nilgiris Derby Stakes to Mr. Sarosh Mody (Managing Director, Manjri Stud Farm Pvt. Ltd) and Mrs Anneka Darashah (right), joint owners of Battalion.  PHOTO: M. SATHYAMOORTHY

Mr. R. Ramakrishnan, Chairman, Madras Race Club, giving away the Nilgiris Derby Stakes to Mr. Sarosh Mody (Managing Director, Manjri Stud Farm Pvt. Ltd) and Mrs Anneka Darashah (right), joint owners of Battalion. PHOTO: M. SATHYAMOORTHY

Battalion, ridden by S. Zervan, won the Nilgiris Derby Stakes, the chief event of the races held here on Sunday (May 8). The winner is the property of Manjri Horse Breed’s Farm Pvt. Ltd. & Mrs. Anneka Darashah, and is trained by Neil Darashah.

1. BANGALORE TURF CLUB CUP (1,400m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): Gusty Wind (C. Umesh) 1, Green Meadow (Bopanna) 2, Enjoythegoodtimes (Brisson) 3 and Dashing Conqueror (Rajendra Singh) 4. 3-3/4, 3-1/2 and 5-1/2. 1m 27.98s. Rs. 9 (w), 5, 5 and 5 (p), SHP: Rs. 12, FP: Rs. 25, Q: Rs. 21, Tla: Rs. 56. Favourite: Gusty Wind. Owner: Mr. B. Vijay. Trainer: Eshwer.

2. TURF AUTHORITIES CUP (1,300m), 5-y-o & over, rated 20 to 45: Scarlatti (Md. Hesnain) 1, Indispensable (N. Rupa) 2, Montedoro (A. Imran Khan) 3 and Bessie (Tanveer Alam) 4. 1-1/4, 1-1/4 and 3/4. 1m 22.27s. Rs. 40 (w), 31 and 7 (p), SHP: Rs. 16, FP: Rs. 49, Q: Rs. 32, Tla: Rs. 100. Favourite: Montedoro. Owner: Mr. P. Packiaswamy. Trainer: Sebastian.

3. HYDERABAD RACE CLUB CUP (1,600m), 4-y-o & over, rated 20 to 45: Strike The Stars (Rajendra Singh) 1, Oxbridge (Md. Hesnain) 2, Fortaleza (C. Umesh) 3 and Sunny Express (Brisson) 4. 3-3/4, 1-1/2 and 3-1/4. 1m 41.51s. Rs. 19 (w), 8 and 13 (p), SHP: Rs. 45, FP: Rs. 507, Q: Rs. 89, Tla: Rs. 897. Favourite: Allez Royale. Owner: M. A. M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust. Trainer: R. Foley.

4. MYSORE RACE CLUB CUP (1,400m), 6-y-o & over, rated upto 25: Chalaque (A. Imran Khan) 1, Starista (Bopanna) 2, Flying Kiss (C. Umesh) 3 and Fantasy Bay (Md. Hesnain) 4. Hd, 4-1/4 and 6-3/4. 1m 28.14s. Rs. 8 (w), 6 and 7 (p), SHP: Rs. 36, FP: Rs. 34, Q: Rs. 36, Tla: Rs. 75. Favourite: Chalaque. Owner and trainer: Mr. Faisal Md. Khan.

5. KUMARARAJAH M. A. M. MUTHIAH GOLD CUP (1,200m), rated 40 to 65: Mantra (Mukesh Kumar) 1, Lancelot (Md. Hesnain) 2, Krieger (A. Imran Khan) 3 and Pacific Blue (Bopanna) 4. 1/2, 1-3/4 and 2-3/4. 1m 15.09s. Rs. 53 (w), 7, 9 and 13 (p), SHP: Rs. 18, FP: Rs. 997 (carried over), Q: Rs. 195, Tla: Rs. 2,938. Favourite: Krieger. Owner: Mr. M. A. M. R. Muthiah. Trainer: R. Karthik.

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

BATTALION (PHOENIX TOWER – ATHLONE) S. ZERVAN 1,

QUEEN OF CLUBS (CHEVALIER – ANODYNE) BRISSON 2,

THOMAS MORE (KINGDA KA – VENUS ARISING) A. IMRAN KHAN 3 and

CARINOSA (BURDEN OF PROOF – DANCER’S FAN) R. MARSHALL 4.

4-1/2, 1/2 and 2-1/4. 1m 41.52s. Rs. 66 (w), 41, 36 and 9 (p), SHP: Rs. 246, FP: Rs. 226, Q: Rs. 159, Tla: Rs. 1,662. Favourite: Shield Of Achilles. Owners: Manjri Horse Breed’s Farm Pvt.Ltd. & Mrs. Anneka Darashah. Trainer: Neil Darashah.

7. ROYAL CALCUTTA TURF CLUB CUP (1,400m), rated 80 & above: Murcilago (C. Umesh) 1, Heatwave (Brisson) 2, Source Code (Shahar Babu) 3 and Sailor (Bopanna) 4. 1-3/4, 1 and 2-3/4. 1m 26.06s. Rs. 156 (w), 72, 44 and 23 (p), SHP: Rs. 60, FP: Rs. 173, Q: Rs. 154, Tla: Rs. 4,767. Favourite: Party Royal. Owner: Mr. K. B. Appaiah. Trainer: Monnappa.

8. ROYAL WESTERN INDIA TURF CLUB CUP (1,200m), 4-y-o & over, rated 60 to 85: Soothsayer (N. Rupa) 1, Conrod (Ayaz Khan) 2, Golden Lilly (Brisson) 3 and Castle Stuart (A. Imran Khan) 4. 2-1/2, nose and shd. 1m 15.48s. Rs. 19 (w), 6, 5 and 5 (p), SHP: Rs. 21, FP: Rs. 38, Q: Rs. 63, Tla Rs. 316. Favourite: Castle Stuart. Owner: Mr. M. Sabanayagam. Trainer: R. Foley.

Treble (i): Rs. 335 (27 tkts), (ii): 3,083 (four tkts), (iii): 1,227 (39 tkts).

Jackpot: Rs. 1,07,977 (one tkt).


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