Races

Excellent wins main event

Excellent, ridden by Neeraj Rawal, won the S.A. Poonawalla Million (Gr.3), the main attraction of Sunday’s (Sept.16) races here. The winner is owned by Mr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Mr. Adar C. Poonawalla & Mrs. Natasha A. Poonawalla rep. Villoo Poonawalla Racing & Breeding Pvt. Ltd.

Dallas Todywalla trains the winner.

1. JAIDEV PLATE (1,000m), Cl. IV, rated 20 to 46: SMART CHOICE (Raghuveer) 1, Cezanne (Daman) 2, Bidstone Hill (Nazil) 3 and Kingston Heath (A. Imran Khan) 4. 1-1/2, Hd, 1-1/4. 58.39s. ₹ 78(w), 19, 22 and 15(p). SHP: 69, FP: 768, Q: 326, Tanala: 1,976 and 720. Favourite: Bidstone Hill. Owner: Mr. Ramesh Chandra Mehta. Trainer: Vijay Kasbekar.

2. Dr.P.K.SARDESHMUKH MAHARAJ TROPHY (1,200m), Cl. IV, rated 20 to 46: ENCHANTED (Peter) 1, Xoxo (Parmar) 2, Skysurfer (Dashrath) 3 and Run Forest Run (Yash) 4. 1-1/4, 5-1/4, 1. 1m 9.94s. ₹ 73(w), 23, 20 and 21(p). SHP: 53, FP: 849, Q: 441, Tanala: 3,275 and 936. Favourite: Run Forest Run. Owners: Mr. Ram H. Shroff & Mr. Raj H. Shroff rep. Stride Livestock Pvt Ltd, M/s. P.J. Vazifdar, Mohan Chattaram, Miss Soonu J. Davar & Mr. M. Rishad. Trainer: M.Narredu.

3. VILLOO C.POONAWALLA MILLION (1,200m), Maiden 3-y-o only: EXCELLENT SORRENTO (Neeraj) 1, Chosen One (C.S. Jodha) 2, Sharaeh (Sandesh) 3 and Outrageous (Zervan) 4. 1-1/2, 1-1/4, 3-1/2. 1m 10.72s. ₹ 52(w), 21 and 24(p). SHP: 67, FP: 1,040, Q: 131, Tanala: 1,829 and 1,120. Favourite: Excellent Times. Owners: Mr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Mr. Adar C. Poonawalla & Mrs. Natasha A. Poonawalla rep. Villoo Poonawalla Racing & Breeding Pvt Ltd & Mrs. B.E. Saldhana. Trainer: M. Narredu.

4. S.A.POONAWALLA MILLION (Gr.3) (1,600m) 3-y-o only: EXCELLENT (Neeraj) 1, Adjudicate (C.S. Jodha) 2, Pioneer (Chouhan) 3 and New Moon (Arshad Alam) 4. 1-1/4, 3/4, Lnk. 1m 37.60s. ₹ 28(w), 16 and 22(p). SHP: 45, FP: 166, Q: 43, Tanala: 394 and 89. Favourite: Excellent. Owners: Mr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Mr. Adar C. Poonawalla & Mrs. Natasha A. Poonawalla rep. Villoo Poonawalla Racing & Breeding Pvt Ltd. Trainer: Dallas Todywalla.

5. SERUM INSTITUTE OF INDIA TROPHY (1,400m), Cl. III, rated 40 to 66: COSTA BRAVA (Trevor) 1, Flag Flying (Ayyar) 2, Pablo (Sandesh) 3 and Arc Shine (C. Umesh) 4. 1-3/4, 1-3/4, Snk. 1m 25.01s. ₹ 17(w), 13 , 44 and 17(p). SHP: 224, FP: 696, Q: 688, Tanala: 1,333 and 549. Favourite: Costa Brava. Owners: Mr. Pallon S. Mistry rep. Manjri Horse Breeders’ Farm Pvt Ltd, Mr. Mehernosh H.Deboo & Mrs. Auzita M. Deboo. Trainer: P. Shroff.

6. KUMAR R DALAL CUP (1,000m), rated 50 to 76 : IRON AGE (Trevor) 1, Colombianaprincess (Dashrath) 2, Fine Tune (Chouhan) 3 and Pokerface (B. Nikhil) 4. 5, 1-1/4, 1m 57.29s. ₹ 17(w), 12, 17 and 47(p). SHP: 39, FP: 41, Q: 29, Tanala 457 and 290.

(Note: In this race Impala (K. Nazil up) dislodged his rider soon after the start. Jockey Nazil was removed to the hospital for further treatment). Favourite: Iron Age. Owners: Mr. & Mrs. Shapoor P. Mistry rep. Manjri Horse Breeders’ Farm Pvt Ltd, Mr. D.R. Thacker rep. DT Racing & Breeders LLP, M/s. Vikram D. Shah & S.R. Sanas. Trainer: Imtiaz Sait.

7. RAO SAHEB KEDARI GOLD TROPHY (1,600m) Cl. IV, rated 20 to 46: TILL END OF TIME (Sandesh) 1, Valegro (Zervan) 2, Zanzibaar (Chouhan) 3 and Daughterofthesun (Vishal) 4. 1-3/4, Nk, 3-1/4. 1m 37.95s. ₹ 39 (w), 16, 19 and 21(p). SHP: 80, FP: 107, Q: 85, Tanala: 609 and 300. Favourite: Valegro. Owners: Mr. & Mrs. I. Nathani, M/s. Murad I. Nathani & Zain I.Nathani rep. Alpha Stud and Farms Pvt Ltd. Trainer: M.K. Jadhav.

Jackpot: 70 per cent: ₹ 5,686 (141 tkts),

: 30 per cent: ₹ 296 (1,161 tkts).

Treble: ₹ 261 (198 tkts).

Super Jackpot: 70 per cent: ₹ 25, 593 (5 tkts),

: 30 per cent: ₹ 1,662 (33 tkts).

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