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May 23, 8:26 PM
The inner sand will be available for horses to work at the Bangalore Turf Club starting from Wednesday as Monday is a holiday due to Ramzan.
May 21, 11:29 AM
Karnataka permits all sports activities barring swimming and boxing until further notice without the presence of spectators. One is not sure whether the government brackets horse racing as a sport.
May 20, 10:11 PM
Permission has been granted to Royal Western India Turf Club to move its horses to Pune. This gives hope for the Pune season to be retrieved if things fall in place and the coronavirus situation does not go out of hand.
May 18, 12:43 AM
Now that the government has allowed sports stadia to be opened for practice without spectators, it won't be long before permission is given for hosting matches without spectators. Racing too could benefit but the authorities need to work out a solution about conducting racing through alternate source of revenue generation.
May 11, 10:50 PM
Hyderabad based racehorse trainer M Satyanarayana passed away on Monday evening following a heart attack. He was a fairly successful trainer and had his share of his winners every season. Satyanarayana had attended the Trainers Association Meeting meeting in the afternoon. He had a setback in his condition in the evening and was rushed to the hospital but could not pull through. Racingpulse offers its sincere condolences to the bereaved family.
May 4, 8:18 PM
French racing edges closer to return as Paris police permit restart next Monday. The British Horse Racing Authority has drawn out an ambitious programme to start its racing activities from May 15.
April 26, 12:44 PM
Click on the link to watch Hong Kong racing live. Our selections on the left side of the page.   Link
April 23, 2:28 PM
Zavaray Poonawalla, Ms Zinia Lawyer, Milan Lutharia, Surendra Sanas, Geoffrey Nagpal have also provided a month's rations of rice, flour, pulses, tea, sugar and soap for each of the syces and stable staff. Mrs Liane Lutharia was the first to start the process with assistance as soon as the lockdown was announced.
April 22, 10:47 PM
Western India's leading racehorse owner Dilip Thacker has been magnanimously providing one meal per day for all the syces who are stationed at the Mahalakshmi racecourse. His gesture has gone a long way in mitigating the problems of about 600 odd syces who are working at the racecourse premises. The RWITC Committee members are also pitching in their personal capacity to mitigate the problems of the syces.
April 17, 11:29 PM
The Hyderabad Race Club has paid its tote employees a one-time payment of Rs 5,000 besides providing ration and other essentials to daily wage employees. The BTC is yet to reach out to its temporary employees.
April 7, 4:05 PM
Bangalore Turf Club Secretary Pradeep Kulkarni asked to quit for not turning up during the lockdown by the Managing Committee of the Bangalore Turf Club. Kulkarni perhaps paid the price for staying in isolation as a neighbour had tested positive for COVID. One is not sure whether the government nominees endorse the decision of the Managing Committee. Pradeep had earned a reputation for streamlining the club's financial management and curbing needless expenditure.
March 22, 10:01 PM
Golden Sixty wins the Hong Kong Derby held on Sunday. Click on the link for the video.   Link
March 21, 10:51 PM
The Mumbai racing season has been officially called off due to the outbreak of coronavirus in India
March 21, 7:48 PM
The Mumbai Racing Season has been called off. An official announcement is awaited. The authorities may consider an early start to the Pune racing season.
March 21, 7:04 PM
Click on the link to watch the video feature on Adjudicate winning the Indian Turf Invitation Cup at Mysore from the TCG Studios.   Link
March 18, 4:08 PM
The remainder of the Calcutta Racing Season has been called off in view of the prevailing situation brought about by the coronavirus.
March 17, 6:44 PM
British racing suspended from Wednesday, March 18 until the end of April.
March 17, 6:43 PM
The 146th running of the Kentucky Derby has been rescheduled from May 2, 2020, to September 5, 2020.
March 17, 6:29 PM
The combination of GST and Coronavirus have had a debilitating effect on horse racing in India.
March 17, 6:28 PM
India's prolific performer and highest stakes earner Desert God has been retired to the Pratap Stud Farm. Radiant Bloodstock has transferred its share to the stud farm which is known to stand Indian stallions with remarkable success. Another Padmanabhan trained Royal Gladiator was a successful stallion of the stud farm. Desert God has grossed over Rs 8 crores in stakes which is unlikely to be bettered in the near future.
March 14, 2:13 PM
The official announcement from RWITC about the cancellation of racing activity including off-course betting until further notice has been officially notified.
March 13, 10:10 PM
It is reported that Sunday's Mumbai races will be cancelled though there is no official word as yet on this score.
March 13, 6:20 PM
The BTC authorities are reportedly considering starting the summer season in the first week of May to compensate for the loss of race days because of coronavirus. Extending the summer season by a few days would be a better idea than an early start in the scorching summer heat.
March 13, 3:53 PM
The Bangalore Winter Season has effectively come to an abrupt end. There were just three days left for the season to close. Two days of this week had to be cancelled due to government direction. The races scheduled for next Saturday are ruled out.
March 13, 12:38 PM
Madras Race Club has suspended on course and off course betting operations until further orders.
March 13, 11:19 AM
RCTC not to conduct any racing until further notice. Off-course betting on other racing centres also stands suspended
March 13, 11:13 AM
Friday's Bangalore races cancelled due to coronavirus related issues. The club did not get clearance to run racing from the authorities concerned.
March 11, 10:31 PM
Jockey Sandesh's appeal against the suspension given by the RWITC Stewards for unsatisfactory riding on Noble Heir has been rejected by the Appeal Board of RWITC on Wednesday. The 12 race day suspension will now start from March 15 and run through the season-ending in April. The remainder of the suspension will be carried forward to the Pune season. Trainer Vishal Gaikwad also lost his appeal against the fine of Rs 1 lakh for his alleged complicity .
March 7, 10:36 PM
Click on the link to view the video presentation of Poonawalla Multi-Million won by Forest Flame.  Link
March 7, 6:15 PM
We have made a slight modification in the subscription charges for Racingpulse. The patrons have the option of taking one month, three months, six months or one-year subscription as per their choice.
March 4, 4:02 PM
The government has considered it necessary to amend the Karnataka Race Course Licensing Act to make provision to delegate powers to the officer authorized by the government in the interest of better management of licensing, control and management of horse racing and to enhance the penalty amount on par with the present money value. The bill has been placed in the Assembly for approval.
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