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Tomsk claims feature event

Tomsk ridden by S. John won the V. T. Velu Memorial Cup, the feature event of the races held here on Thursday (Aug. 5). The winner is owned by Mr. Shiven Surendranath rep. Diamond Band Racing Pvt.Ltd. and M/s. Sanjay Hans & Ashish Malhotra and is trained by Arjun.

Due to administrative reason, the Stewards of the BTC have decided to postpone the remaining last three races to Friday (Aug. 6). The first race will start at 11a.m.

The results:

1. SANTORINI STAR PLATE (1,400m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): Balmoral Castle (Suraj Narredu) 1, Sunset Grill (B. Paswan) 2, Spark Of Knight (S. John) 3 and The Darling Boy (A. Imran Khan) 4. 2, 2-1/4 and lnk. 1m 27.75s. Rs. 23 (w), 12, 33 and 30 (p), SHP: Rs. 143, FP: Rs. 232, Q: Rs. 121, Trinella; Rs. 976 and Rs. 379. Favourite: Balmoral Castle. Owners: Mr. Harresh N. Mehta & Mrs. Mayurri H. Mehta rep. Rohan Bloodstock Pvt.Ltd. Trainer: Padmanabhan.

2. TOKYO PLATE (1,200m), rated 00 to 25, 4-y-o & over: Summer Wine (Vaibhav) 1, Different Opinion (Bharath) 2, Chesterford Touch (S. K. Das) 3 and Baton Rouge (Kiran Rai) 4. 1-1/2, 2-3/4 and 1-1/2. 1m 16.70s. Rs. 54 (w), 19, 37 and 25 (p), SHP: Rs. 127, FP: Rs. 515, Q: Rs. 225, Trinella: Rs, 2,620 and Rs. 1,348. Favourite: Summer Wine. Owners: Mr. & Mrs. Vijay Mallya rep. United Racing & Bloodstock Breeders Ltd. Trainer: Dhariwal.

3. MYSTIC MEMORY PLATE (1,100m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): Dance To The Tune (Sampson) 1, Lad Diva (B. Paswan) 2, Endurance (Sreekanth) 3 and Wyndham (Zervan) 4. Not run: Sachimore. 4-3/4, nose and 5. 1m 8.84s. Rs. 29 (w), 12, 17 and 27 (p), SHP: Rs. 40, FP: Rs. 61, Q: Rs. 111, Trinella: Rs. 599 and Rs. 422, Exacta: Rs. 2,982 and Rs. 1,643. Favourite: Gazaki. Owners: Manjri Horse Breed's Farm Pvt.Ltd. & Mr. S. T. Shivaprasad. Trainer: Lokanath.

4. MAJ. NEWTON DAVIS MEMORIAL CUP (1,400m), rated 40 to 65: Con Artiste (S. Chinoy) 1, Sun Dawn (J. Pradeep) 2, Montedoro (Suraj Narredu) 3 and Hidalgo (S. John) 4. 3-3/4, 1-3/4 and 1-1/4. 1m 27.03s. Rs. 72 (w), 21, 33 and 11 (p), SHP: Rs. 100, FP: Rs. 2,280, Q: Rs. 558, Trinella: Rs. 1,471 and Rs. 315. Favourite: Montedoro. Owners: Mrs. Sharmila Padmanabhan & Mr. S. Padmanabhan. Trainer: Padmanabhan.

5. LIVELY EMPREY PLATE (2,000m), rated 20 to 45: Work Force (C. Alford) 1, Southern King (Rajesh Babu) 2, Saddle Chief (P. S. Chouhan) 3 and Hamsafar (Shinde) 4. Not run: Gunpowder. 1-1/4, 4 and 3. 2m 7.89s. Rs. 30 (w), 15, 15 and 42 (p), SHP: Rs. 39, FP: Rs. 81, Q: Rs. 74, Trinella: Rs. 847 and Rs. 374. Favourite: Work Force. Owner: Mr. D. Khaitan rep. Soom Stud Farm Pvt.Ltd. Trainer: Arjun.

6. LEADING OWNER CUP (Div.II), (1,200m), 4-y-o & over: Brunetta (Suraj Narredu) 1, Spark Of Bronte (S. John) 2, Zanzara (Shinde) 3 and Grand Topaz (A. Imran Khan) 4. 1, 1-3/4 and 1/2. 1m 14.45s. Rs. 42 (w), 18, 20 and 110 (p), SHP: Rs. 71, FP: Rs. 123, Q: Rs. 91, Trinella: Rs. 2,290 and Rs. 1,227. Favourite: Corleone. Owners: M/s. Sunil Damani & Bhupendra K. Pathak. Trainer: I. Ghatala.

7. CAPRICORN STUD PLATE (Div.I), (1,200m), rated 60 to 85, 4-y-o & over: Optimus Prime (S. John) 1, Lads Gladiator (C. Alford) 2, Classical Dancer (Sreekanth) 3 and Celestial Son (Prabhakaran) 4. 6-1/2, nose and 3/4. 1m 13.32s. Rs. 44 (w), 19, 21 and 27 (p), SHP: Rs. 57, FP: Rs. 95, Q: Rs. 83, Trinella: Rs. 790 & 283. Favourite: Still Will. Owner: Mr. A. K. S. Brar rep. Dashmesh & Hargobind Racing Pvt.Ltd. Trainer: Arjun.

8. V. T. VELU MEMORIAL CUP (1,400m), rated 80 & above: Tomsk (S. John) 1, Soberano (Suraj Narredu) 2, Stone Of Destiny (Zervan) 3 and Red Renegade (P. Pasha) 4. Not run: Atlantus. 3/4, 1/2 and snk. 1m 26.14s. Rs. 36 (w), 15, 19 and 47 (p), SHP: Rs. 46, FP: Rs. 147, Q: Rs. 47, Trinella: Rs. 854 and Rs. 572, Exacta: Rs. 4,116 and Rs. 1,038. Favourite: Tomsk. Owners: Mr. Shiven Surendranath rep. Diamond Band Racing Pvt.Ltd. and M/s. Sanjay Hans & Ashish Malhotra. Trainer: Arjun.

Jackpot: Rs. 99 (7,508 tkts) paid on 2 {+n} {+d} leg; Mini Jackpot (i): Rs. 531 (53 tkts) paid on 3 {+r} {+d} leg; (ii): Rs. 111 ( 199) paid on 2 {+n} {+d} leg; Treble (i): Rs. 1,192 (21 tkts); (ii): Rs. 478 (72 tkts).

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