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Trouvaille wins Pune Derby

Taking the honours: Mr. Zavaray Poonawalla, chairman, RWITC, Mrs. Behroze Z. Poonawalla, Mr. Rajesh Mongia with his son, Trainer S.K. Sunderji and jockey C.S. Jodha during the presentation.  

Mr. Rajesh Monga’s Trouvaille ridden by C.S. Jodha won the Pune Derby (Gr. 1), the stellar attraction of Pune racing season here on Sunday (Oct.13).

The winner is trained by S.K. Sunderji.

Trouvaille was racing comfortably in sixth position till the bend, later his rider C.S. Jodha started to urge him with vigorous pushing to overtake his front running rivals as they straightened up for home. Wizard Of Stocks, who shot to lead in the straight, tried hard to stay ahead but Trouvaille was all over him approaching the distance post and won the race by a good margin.

1. JIMMY UMRIGAR TROPHY DIV. I (1,200m), Maiden, 3-y-o only: GOD’S PLAN (Akshay) 1, C’est L’Amour (Neeraj) 2, Between Friends (Parmar) 3 and Courageous Star (S. Kamble) 4. 4-1/4, 2, 1-1/4. Not run: Gabirel and Questina. 1m 10.47s. ₹14 (w), 11 and 14 (p). SHP: 19, EXW: 425, FP: 22, Q: 24, Tanala: 37 and 24. Favourite: Gods Plan. Owners: Mr. Niraj Tyagi and Mr. Vikas Sachdeva rep. Blazing Saddles (PF). Trainer: Vishal Gaikwad.

2. PUNE POLICE COMMISSIONER’S TROPHY (1,400m), Cl. III, rated 40 to 66: MYSTIC BAY (Suraj Narredu) 1, Majestic Warrior (Sandesh) 2, Hyannis (Yash Narredu) 3 and Free Gold (C.S. Jodha) 4. Hd, 1-3/4, 2. 1m 24.18s. ₹14 (w), 14 and 13 (p). SHP:29, EXW: 1,559, FP: 37, Q: 22, Tanala: 177 and 156. Favourite: Mystic Bay. Owners: Mr. Byram N.Jeejeebhoy rep. Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Zavaray S.Poonawalla & Mrs. Behroze Z. Poonawalla rep. Poonawalla Racing & Brdg Pvt. Ltd. & Mrs. B.E. Saldhana. Trainer: M. Narredu.

3. JIMMY UMRIGAR TROPHY, Div. II (1,200m), Maiden, 3-y-o only: ALLAHUDDIN KHILJI (Dhanu S. Deora) 1, Belgravia (Zervan) 2, Knight Superior (Sandesh) 3 and Pezula (P. Dhebe) 4. 1/2, 1/2, 1-3/4. 1m 10.80s. ₹92 (w), 16, 15 and 10 (p). SHP: 19, EXW: 2,477, EXP: 38, FP: 1,289, Q: 917, Tanala: 811 and 191. Favourite: Knight Superior. Owner: Mr. Gautam Makhija. Trainer : Rehanullah Khan.

(Note: Originally Belgravia had won this race and Allahuddin Khilji finished second. An objection raised by jockey Dhanu S. Deora, rider of Allahuddin Khilji, against S. Zervan, astride Belgravia, for causing him interference in the last 100m. The Stewards, after interviewing both the riders, decided to uphold the objection and revised the order as above).

4. VINAYAK TROPHY DIV. I (1,000m), Cl. IV, rated 20 to 46: TURMERIC TOWER (Dashrath) 1, Clark Kent (Niranjan) 2, Julio Cesaro (A. Imran Khan) 3 and Tasch (Zervan) 4. Lnk, 1-1/2, Sh. 58.44s. ₹51 (w), 14, 16 and 30 (p). SHP: 48, EXP: 1,207, FP: 193, Q: 141, Tanala: 1,289 and 875. Favourite: Ms Boss. Owners: Mr. Vijay V.Shah & Mrs. Pooja V. Shah rep. Vs Zaia Thoroughbred Racing & Breeding Pvt. Ltd. & Mr. Abhay S. Bhutada. Trainer: Narendra Lagad.

5. F.A. & K.A. IRANI TROPHY (1,200m), Cl. II, rated 60 to 86: JOPLIN (Yash Narredu) 1, Flaming Martini (Sandesh) 2, Excellent Gold (A. Imran Khan) 3 and Headway (C.S. Jodha) 4. 1, 3, 1-1/2. 1m 8.67s. ₹138 (w), 27, 10 and 18 (p). SHP: 24, EXP: 188, FP: 971, Q: 355, Tanala: 3,074 and 1,198. Favourite: Headway. Owners: Mr. Jaydev M. Mody rep. J.M. Livestock Pvt. Ltd. Trainer: Nosher Cama.

6. NOSHIR & DOLLY DHUNJIBHOY SPRINT MILLION (1,200m), 4-y-o & over: IRON AGE (Srinath) 1, Clymene (T.S. Jodha) 2, Intense Stylist (C.S. Jodha) 3 and St. Andrews (A. Imran Khan) 4. 2-3/4, Sh, 3-3/4. 1m 8.12s. ₹31 (w), 15 and 37 (p). SHP: 112, FP: 392, Q: 271, Tanala: 832 and 175. Favourite: Intese Stylist. 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. PUNE DERBY (Gr. 1), (2,000m), 3-y-o only: TROUVAILLE (Surfrider-Highly Fashionable) (C.S. Jodha) 1, Wizard Of Stocks (Speaking Of Which-Margarita Rita) (Neeraj) 2, Daddy’s Pride (Oath- Cannon Jet) (T.S. Jodha) 3 and Victorious Sermon (Whatsthescript-Crystal) (Srinath) 4. Not run: Sultan Suleiman. 2-3/4, 3-1/4, 2. 2m 03.51s. ₹28 (w), 14, 13 and 28 (p). SHP: 36, EXW: 11,179, EXP: 310, FP: 66, Q: 34, Tanala: 954 and 613. Favourite: Wizard Of Stocks. Owner: Mr. Rajesh Monga. Trainer: S.K. Sunderji.

8. VINAYAK TROPHY (DIV. II), (1,000m), Cl. IV, rated 20 to 46: AUSPICIOUS (Suraj Narredu) 1, Warrior Clan (Sandesh) 2, Revelator (C.S. Jodha) 3 and Falconette (Parmar) 4. 1-1/2, 2, 3-3/4. 58.51s. ₹30 (w), 12, 12 and 15 (p). SHP: 35, EXW: 1,836, EXP: 377, FP: 61, Q: 19, Tanala: 181 and 93. Favourite: Warrior Clan. Owners: Mr. D.A. Nanda, Mrs. Esha Nanda Bhojwani & Mr. Amitabh Nanda rep. Arion Horse Co Pvt Ltd & Mr. Zavaray S.Poonawalla, Mrs. Behroze Z. Poonawalla & Mrs. Simone Poonawalla Pandole rep. Poonawalla Racing & Brdg. Pvt. Ltd. Trainer: M. Narredu.

Jackpot: 70%: ₹35,136 (36 tkts), 30%: ₹4,337 (125 tkts).

Treble: (i) ₹2,485 (14 tkts), (ii) ₹348 (244 tkts).

Super Jackpot: 70%: ₹1,59, 504 (1 tkt), 30%: ₹68, 359 (1 tkt).


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