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April 22, 5:43 PM
Pesi Shroff saddles his 1000th winner through Khartoum at Mumbai on Sunday. Racingpulse congratulates Pesi on this awesome achievement in such a short span of time.
April 22, 4:41 PM
Kindly Note that jockey A.Sandesh will not be riding today as he is reportedly indisposed. Replacements are as follows - Race No.1: Horse No.5: KHARTOUM – N. S. Parmar----Race No.2: Horse No.1: COUNSELLOR – Dashrath Singh----Race No.3: Horse No.5: ANATEVKA – N. S. Parmar. The replacements for remaining mounts are awaited.
April 22, 11:09 AM
Horses Withdrawn:: Race No. 5: Horse No. 6 - DANCE EMPEROR
April 21, 3:57 PM
Pesi Shroff is one short of saddling his 1000th winner in perhaps the shortest span of time. This is beside 11 trainers championship at Mumbai and three at Pune. Pesi has already saddled winners of 54 classics and 150 graded races in about 13 years as a trainer. Forty-eight of them are Grade 1 races. An incredible record indeed.
April 12, 7:54 PM
BTC and Mysore Race Club commentator Madhukar passed away in Bangalore due to a massive heart attack. Madhukar was also a racing correspondent for
April 10, 8:41 PM
More skeletons likely to tumble out as the CID report which is an exhaustive one is made public. The CID has reportedly unearthed much other serious mismanagement and questionable deals.
April 10, 2:34 PM
BTC in the dock as CID files charge sheet alleging doping of Queen Latifa. The filly had won a race in record time and subsequently, it came positive for the presence of procaine which is considered as a performance-enhancing substance. The charge sheet alleges that there was an attempt at a cover-up. The BTC committee has turned hostile to the media because its dark underbelly is getting exposed.
April 9, 9:50 PM
Desert God is back in the stables of Bangalore Race Course and he is expected to be seen in action during the latter part of the Bangalore Summer Season.
April 5, 1:56 PM
The truncated Ooty racing season will commence from May 12 according to the dates announced by the Madras Race Club. The Nilgiris Derby has been slated for June 3. The ten-day season will conclude on June 14.
April 4, 12:25 AM
Jockey Pradeep Chouhan has been suspended for one year by the Stewards of Royal Western India Turf Club for not permitting Lord Commander to run on merits in the races held last month. The jockey has the right of appeal.
April 3, 3:09 PM
The Madras Race Club is making an attempt to start the Ooty racing season from May 15. The track had been ravaged because of a political rally held a few months ago.
April 1, 12:07 AM
Saeed Bin Suroor enhanced his position as an all-time leading trainer in the $10,000,000 showstopper with Thunder Snow winning the Gr 1 Dubai World Cup from the red-hot favourite West Coast, recording yet another track record on the night and securing a Group 1 four-timer for Godolphin. Click on the link for the video.  Link
March 31, 11:42 PM
Trainer Lokanath's Poseidon has tested positive for the presence of xylocaine, a pain-numbing anaesthetic which is classified as Category III drug. The trainer has the option of sending the second sample for confirmatory analysis.
March 29, 6:03 PM
Outstation horses will not be permitted to race during the Bangalore Summer Season except in sweepstakes, graded races and classics. Horses with a rating of 65 and above are permitted to race in handicap races.
March 27, 12:33 PM
The Royal Western India Turf Club has re-scheduled its weekend racing to be held on Friday and Sunday. The re-arrangement has been necessitated because on Saturday the military is planning an event at the Pune race course and hence the race course will be inaccessible for others.
March 25, 10:03 AM
Winx made it 24 wins in a row, and a hat-trick of George Ryder Stakes victories, as the champion of Australian racing did her thing on Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill. She was tested by Happy Clapper, only a length away in second, and a further length back to colt Kementari, but she passed it with flying colours - and in turn, made it a world-record 17 Group 1 victories (flat racing). Click on the link to read the story.  Link
March 25, 9:59 AM
Dr A C Muthiah has written a letter to the Madras Race Club seeking clarity about the Ooty racing season. The track is far from ready as it was ravaged some months ago for conducting a political rally. It looks difficult to get the track ready in quick time even in acceptable condition. The letter expresses concern that the committee has decided to cancel the entire season. Dr Muthaiah has said that cancellation of Ooty season would put to great hardship the entire racing fraternity including owners, trainers and jockeys and others dependent on the activity.
March 20, 10:57 AM
Suraj Narredu who had a fall during morning track work at Mumbai on Monday has since been discharged from the hospital. He had an injury to the shoulder. He will be seen in action in Bangalore on Wednesday. He will not be riding at Kolkata today.
March 19, 8:40 PM
After two back to back graded race wins at Mumbai, jockey Suraj Narredu had a fall in morning track work on Monday and landed in the hospital bed. Nothing serious. Wishing the jockey speedy recovery.
March 16, 11:24 AM
The issue with syces has been temporarily resolved. Racing will go through on Friday in Bangalore.
March 16, 9:33 AM
Syces struck work on Friday morning demanding immediate wage settlement which has been pending for over a year. Horses were not taken out for workouts. The day's races could also be affected if the issue is not resolved to the satisfaction of the workers union which gave a call for the strike. In BTC, problems don't seem to end thanks to the management which is weak and ineffective. Though the syces don't come under the direct management of the club, they have an obligation that in their premises, all statutory obligations are met.
March 15, 8:54 PM
There is a possibility of syces going on strike on Friday morning in support of their demands. Their wage settlement is pending for a year now. Friday's races are in jeopardy. However, a spokesman of the governing body said that the matter would be settled amicably and a strike would be averted.
March 15, 3:44 PM
Slight drizzle at Mumbai at the moment. The track cannot take a strong spell of rain as it will become slippery due to the nature of the soil which tends to become slushy.
March 12, 10:27 AM
Jockey Neeraj Rawal has been suspended for 10 race days for unsatisfactory riding on Temerity last month. The filly had lost in a close finish to F Fifty Two.
March 10, 10:56 PM
Friday's postponed Bangalore races will be held on Wednesday, March 14. The same card holds good.
March 10, 11:06 PM
Saturday's Bangalore racing should go through without any hitch. Friday's races were postponed due to a flash strike by tote employees. Lack of communication between the authorities and the daily wage employees was the main reason for the standoff. The BTC mandarins could well take a transparent approach while deciding on matters which affects the livelihood of daily wage earners so that there will be no misgivings.
March 9, 3:03 PM
Due to Administrative Reasons, Bangalore Races Scheduled for 9th March 2018 ( today ) has been postponed and the date will be announced soon.
March 9, 1:56 PM
Due to flash strike by BTC tote employees, Today’s (March 9) Bangalore Races postponed and next date will be announce soon.
March 8, 2:41 PM
Madras Race Club elections to the Managing Committee which was supposed to be held on March 19, has been postponed indefinitely.
March 4, 8:18 PM
Hyderabad Race Club would be hosting next year's Invitation Cup weekend races. Originally, Mysore Race Club was to host their maiden Invitation Cup weekend races since becoming an independent turf authority. The Mysore Race Club is facing a turbulent time because of the GST and the club expressed its inability to host the next year's Invitation Cup. Hyderabad Race Club accepted to host the same in place of Mysore Race Club.
March 1, 10:34 AM
The Mysore Race Club has decided to continue with the Bookmakers. The contract with the bookmakers ended with the conclusion of the Mysore winter season. The committee has decided to continue with the existing system. The bookmakers have agreed to give an increase of 13 percent in Royalty.
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