P. Krishna’s ward Durango (Arshad Alam up) won the V.S. Dhanasekar Memorial Trophy, the main event of the extra day’s races here on Wednesday (Feb.17). The winner is owned by M/s. Zaveri Stud Farm.
1. FIELD GAME PLATE (Div. II), (1,400m), 5-y-o & over, rated 20 to 45: WONDERFUL ERA (Nakhat Singh) 1, Beauty Of The Turf (H. Rahul) 2, Magical Wish (A. Imran Khan) 3 and Beforethedawn (Azfar Syeed) 4. 3/4, shd and 4-3/4. 1m, 29.60s. Owner: M.A.M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust. Trainer: R. Foley.
2. FIELD GAME PLATE (Div. I), (1,400m), 5-y-o & over, rated 20 to 45: FORT ST. GEORGE (P. Sai Kumar) 1, Branka (T.S. Jodha) 2, Chaitanya (H. Rahul) 3 and Dominant (A.M. Alam) 4. Hd, nk and 1-1/2. 1m, 30.33s. Owner: Mr. M.A.M.R. Muthiah. Trainer: R. Ramanathan.
3. BELVEDERE PLATE (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): BEAUTEOUS MAXIMUS (Nakhat Singh) 1, Kristalina (Brisson) 2, Strong Breeze (Akshay Kumar) 3 and Mystical Magician (T.S. Jodha) 4. 1-1/4, 3-1/2 and 2-3/4. 1m, 15.72s. Owner: The Estate of Late Mr. Lakshmanan RM. Trainer: R. Foley.
4. BLAZE THE TRACK PLATE (Div. I), (1,200m), 5-y-o & over, rated 40 to 65: CATELYN (Antony Raj) 1, Vintage Brut (A. Imran Khan) 2, Royal Rules (Brisson) 3 and Demerara (Azfar Syeed) 4. Shd, 1-1/2 and 3/4. 1m, 14.93s. Owners: Dr. T. Devanathan Yadav, Mrs. Meenakshi Yadav, Miss Karishma Yadav & Miss. Harini Yadav. Trainer: Mandanna.
5. M.J. IQBAL MEMORIAL CUP (1,400m), maiden 4-y-o only, rated 20 to 45: CAVALLO VINCENTE (Akshay Kumar) 1, Naomi (T.S. Jodha) 2, Moment Of Life (Antony Raj) 3 and Icy River (Jagadeesh) 4. Lnk, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2. 1m, 29.97s. Owner: Mr. Arun Alagappan. Trainer: B. Suresh.
6. V.S. DHANASEKAR MEMORIAL TROPHY (1,600m), rated 80 & above: DURANGO (Arshad Alam) 1, Bernardini (A. Imran Khan) 2, Tudor Treasure (Nakhat Singh) 3 and Royal Currency (Akshay Kumar) 4. 3/4, snk and 8-3/4, 1m, 39.79s. Owner: M/s. Zaveri Stud Farm. Trainer: P. Krishna.
7. BLAZE THE TRACK PLATE (Div. II), (1,200m), 5-y-o & over, rated 40 to 65: SHADOW OF LOVE (Azfar Syeed) 1, Pappa Rich (Arshad Alam) 2, Butterfly (A. Imran Khan) 3 and Star Proof (Akshay Kumar) 4. 1-1/4, hd and snk. 1m, 15.10s. Owners: Mr. K. Shashabindu Das, Mr. K.R. Muthukaruppan & Mr. N. Suresh. Trainer: Mandanna.