Karthik Ganapathy-trained Taimur (A. Sandesh up) received the South India 2000 Guineas, the second Traditional of the season right here on Thursday (Dec. 17). The winner is owned by M.A.M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Cheittnad Charitable Belief.
Taimur was racing second final until the ultimate bend when Sandesh, with out utilizing the whip, pushed his mount brilliantly within the straight. The gelding responded properly to collar Vachan and Big Star in an exciting end to register his maiden win.
1. NIJINSKY PLATE (1,000m), maiden 2-y-o solely (Phrases): ROYAL PEARL (Brisson) 1, Woman Solitaire (Nakhat Singh) 2, Candy Perfume (P.S. Chouhan) Three and Subjucate (Umesh) 4. 2-3/4, 4-1/2 and 1-1/2. 1m, 2.04s. Proprietor: Mr. A.C. Muthiah. Coach: B. Suresh..
2. CHESTER PLATE (1,400m), rated 20 to 45: MAJESTIC WIND (Umesh) 1, Farewell (Brisson) 2, Penang (Yash) Three and Grand Royal (Zervan) 4. 1/2, nostril and 2-1/4. 1m, 29.57s. Proprietor: M.A.M Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Belief. Coach: Sebastian.
3. ORIGINAL VEL B. SAMPATH KUMAR MEMORIAL TROPHY (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o solely (Phrases): TIFOSI (Akshay Kumar) 1, Senora Bianca (Yash) 2, Divina (P. Trevor) Three and Supreme Excelsior (Nakhat Singh) 4. 1/2, 2-1/Four and 1-1/4. 1m, 15.55s. Proprietor: Mr. Angad Singh. Coach B. Suresh.
4. SOUTH INDIA 2000 GUINEAS (1,600m), 3-y-o solely (Phrases): TAIMUR (Multidimensional-Tammy O) (A. Sandesh) 1, VACHAN (Whatsthescript-Maun Vrat) (P.S. Chouhan) 2, GIANT STAR (Glorious Artwork-Sweeping Star) (Yash) Three and ASHWA BRAVO (Leitir Mor-Shadow Roll) (Suraj Narredu) 4. Lnk, shd and three. 1m. 40.15s. Proprietor: M.A.M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Belief. Coach: Karthik Ganapathy.
5. P.M. ANTONY MEMORIAL CUP (1,200m), rated 60 to 85: NEVER AGAIN (P. Sai Kumar) 1, Oscars Thunder (P. Trevor) 2, Storm Flag (Yash) Three and Rutbedaar (P.S. Chouhan) 4. 1, 1-3/Four and 1. 1m, 13.43s. Proprietor: Mr. M.A.M.R. Muthiah. Coach: R. Ramanathan.
6. ONCE AGAIN PLATE (1,400m), rated 00 to 25: BETTY BOOP (Azfar Syeed) 1, Dream Run (Umesh) 2, Coronary heart Of Gold (Shahar Babu) Three and Velocity (Muzaffar) 4. 1, 1-3/Four and 1. 1m, 32.67s. Proprietor: Mr. S.A. Shehzad Abbas. Coach: Raza Shehzad.