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Calico Jack wins Welcome Cup

Mr. C. Gnanavel’s Calico Jack (Gaddam up) won the Welcome Cup, the feature event of the opening day’s races here on Saturday. Krishna trains the winner.

Jockey C. Umesh had a wonderful day as he won four races, while trainer B. Suresh saddled three winners.

MELAGIRI PLATE (1,200m), rated upto 25: MENANDER (P. Ajeeth Kumar) 1, Silverman (Farhan) 2, Betty Boop (Deepak Singh) 3 and Lovely Dancer (Tanveer) 4. 2, Sh. hd and 1-1/4. 1m 16.14. ₹ 11(w) 6, 20 and 6(p). SHP: 35, FP: 57,Q: 83 Tla: 409. Favourite: Be My Prince. Owner: Mr. M.A.M.R Muthiah. Trainer: Karthik.

CAUVERY PLATE (Div. I), (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only: RED HOT JET (Umesh) 1, Super Supreme (A. Imran Khan) 2, Platini (P. Ajeeth Kumar) 3 and Squadron Leader (Akshay Kumar) 4. 3-3/4, 5-1/4 and 2-1/2. 1m 14.50s. ₹ 8(w) 5, 5 and 5(p). SHP: 12, FP: 13, Q:7, Tla: 53. Favourite: Red Hot Jet. Owners: Mr. K.K. Belliappa, Mr. C. R. Balakumar & Mr. V. Sathish Kumar. Trainer: Mandanna.

CAUVERY PLATE (Div. II), (1, 200m) maiden 3-y-o only: GREY TWILIGHT (Brisson) 1, Nymeria (P. Ajeeth Kumar) 2, Victoria’s Secret (Shahar Babu) 3 and Star Supremo (A. Imran Khan) 4. 1/2, snk and 1-1/4. 1m 15. 61s. ₹ 12(w) 5, 5 and 5(p). SHP: 88 FP: 977 (carried over), Q: 774 (carried over) Tla: 809. Favourite: Grey Twilight. Owner: Mr. Nirmal Singh. Trainer: Sebastian.

FERN HILL PLATE (1, 200m), rated 20 to 45: STAR RANKING (Akshay Kumar) 1, Ole (Gaddam) 2, Rhapsidion Rose (Hesnain) 3 and Summer Storm (Brisson) 4. Not run: Princess Sanaa. 2-3/4, lnk and 4-1/2. 1m 14.80s. ₹ 5(w) , 5, 5 and 5 (p). SHP: 10, FP: 10, Q: 9, Tla: 38. Favourite: Star Ranking Owner: M.A. M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust. Trainer: B. Suresh.

TEA GARDEN PLATE (Div. I), (1,200m), rated 40 to 65: QUEEN REGENT (Umesh) 1, Icons Dream (Akshay Kumar) 2, Pearl Necklace (M. Bhaskar) 3 and Alfredo (Farhan) 4. 3/4, nose and snk. 1m 13. 66s. ₹ 7(w), 5, 5 and 5(p). SHP: 16, FP: 13, Q: 12, Tla: 49. Favourite: Queen Regent. Owner: Mr. Sundara Paripooranan. Trainer: B. Suresh.

TEA GARDEN PLATE (Div. II), (1,200m) rated 40 to 65: DREI BRUDER (Umesh) 1, Secret Harmony (A. Imran Khan) 2, Pinewood (Farhan) 3 and Quixotic (Hesnain) 4. Not run: Pretty Gal, Chalouchi Girl and Hadar. Dist, 1 and 2-1/4. 1m 13. 34s. ₹ 11(w), 7 and 9(p). SHP: 13, FP: 45, Q: 15, Tla: 85. Favourite: Quixotic. Owners: Mr. S. Vijayanambi, Mr. S. Ganapathy & Mr. Sankar Narayan. Trainer: Mandanna.

WELCOME CUP (1,400m), rated 60 to 85: CALICO JACK (Gaddam) 1, Queen Of Clubs (P. Ajeeth Kumar) 2, Firebrand (Akshay Kumar) 3 and Top Commander (A. Imran Khan) 4. 3-1/4, 3/4 and 1. 1m 26. 46s. ₹ 30(w), 5, 5 and 5(p). SHP: 28, FP: 296, Q: 294, Tla: 1875. Favourite: Top Commander. Owner: Mr. C. Gnanavel. Trainer: Krishna.

BURLIYAR PLATE (1,300m), rated 20 to 45: SAVING GRACE (Umesh) 1, Intox (Vaibhav) 2, Regal Tribute (Shahar Babu) 3 and Embassy (Akshay Kumar) 4. Nose, 4-1/4 and 3/4. 1m 21.18s. ₹ 10(w), 7, 11 and 25(p). SHP: 26, FP: 50, Q: 45, Tla: 458. Favourite: Saving Grace. Owner: Mr. Aditya P. Thackersey. Trainer B. Suresh.

Jackpot: ₹ 994 (54 tkts), Runner up: ₹ 237 (97 tkts), Mini Jackpot: ₹ 627 (15 tkts)

Treble: (i): ₹ 25 (714 tkts), (ii) ₹ 416 (50 tkts).

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