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October 22, 10:14 AM
BTC has been given the go-ahead by the Finance Secretary to amend the Articles of Associaton to increase the membership by 50. The Special General Body Meeting is likely to be called on November 15 or 17. Survival of racing depends on the resolution going through. Many of the vote banks have to be convinced into voting for the resolution to go through to save racing.
October 16, 1:17 PM
The RWITC Stewards have enhanced the punishment of six months handed out to jockey K Mukesh Kumar by Delhi Race Club Stewards for not permitting a horse to run on merits during their races by one year. The jockey will now have to serve a suspension of 18 months. DRC races under RWITC rules of racing and any suspension beyond their racing season has to be referred to RWITC.
October 15, 10:57 PM
Cooji Katrak completes saddling 1000 winners, his landmark win coming through In The Stars on Sunday at Pune.
October 15, 10:56 PM
BTC Managing Committee to write to the government seeking permission to have a special general body meeting to increase the membership of the club.
October 13, 8:38 AM
Due to heavy underfoot conditions owing to yesterday night's heavy rain, the Mysore Races scheduled to be held on Friday have been postponed to be held on Thursday, October 19. The Mysore Race Club will be conducting three extra days racing on October 27, 30 and 31.
October 12, 9:36 PM
It has been raining quite heavily at Mysore right now. However, it is too early to decide whether the rains would have a bearing on Friday's races.
October 12, 12:02 AM
BTC daily wage earners hold a protest meeting at the car park on Wednesday. The BTC functionaries, however, did not care to meet them.
October 9, 10:48 PM
The meeting of the former Chairman and senior members of the club held on Monday failed to take any decision with regard to giving 50 membership to government nominees. The refusal to accommodate the government demand has resulted in total disruption of off-course betting operations for the whole of September. There is no resolution in sight. The club mandarins plan to call for a Special General Body Meeting to take a decision whether to give the membership to the government nominees or not.
October 6, 7:06 PM
Bookmakers will be back in action from next week at Mysore. The club expects about 10 bookmakers to take the license though the number may be about five, to begin with.
October 6, 7:08 PM
Former champion trainer S M Shah passed away in Bangalore on Friday, October 6. He was 88. S M Shah had won all the big races that are there to be won in India including the Indian Derby. S M Shah's son Kaleem Shah owns horses in a big way in the US. Racingpulse offers its condolences to the bereaved family.
October 6, 10:54 AM
The meeting of ex-chairman and senior members called by the present Managing Committee has been rescheduled to be held Monday evening. BTC is facing a daunting task of obtaining the license from the government and it has drawn a blank in its efforts since September 1.
October 6, 8:39 AM
The Mysore Dasara Sprint Championship race has been postponed to be held on Friday, September 13.
October 6, 8:30 AM
Due to heavy rain, the Mysore races scheduled for today the 6th October 2017 are cancelled.
October 5, 3:04 PM
The last four races of the day at Mysore have been cancelled due to heavy rain. Heavy winds also caused some damage to the rails positioned at the backstretch. The Dr M A M Ramaswamy Memorial Cup has been rescheduled to be held next Thursday with the same acceptors.
October 5, 3:03 PM
Heavy rain and winds at Mysore. The remaining races may be cancelled as the conditions are very adverse.
October 5, 11:24 AM
A meeting of the former chairman of Bangalore Turf Club and senior members has been called on Saturday to thrash out a solution to the present imbroglio. The government has not renewed the license of the club for its activities and among other things, the 50 members that the government has demanded for its nominees is the main issue.
October 4, 11:15 PM
Lady In Lace who ran second in the Deccan Derby will be running as a final entry in the Pune Derby to be held on Sunday, October 15.
October 4, 9:49 PM
BTC license issue takes a serious turn with the government in no mood to relent. BTC has to call special general body meeting before October 31 and act failing which the club is in danger of permanently losing the same. The CID report has been submitted to the government and the same has been referred to Law Department for an opinion.
October 4, 1:57 PM
For the Convenience of Racing Patrons Mysore Race Club will be Operating Morning Ticket Sales Counters at the Parking Entrance with effect from Monday 25th September 2017.The Sale of Tickets Commence at 9:00 AM.For the Present this will be in Operation for Mysore,Bangalore,Mumbai,Pune and Hyderabad Race Days only
October 4, 1:45 PM
Please note withdrawn horses in today's races 1st race Horse No:12 Tic Tac Toe withdrawn Veterinary Grounds. 4th race Horse No:6 Arak withdrawn Veterinary Grounds. 5th race Horse No:5 Mauritania withdrawn Veterinary Grounds.
October 3, 10:42 AM
Trevor Patel will be back in India for the Pune Derby weekend. He will be riding Kangra in the Pune Derby.
October 2, 6:49 PM
Due to heavy rains and track not suitable for racing, Hyderabad races scheduled for Tuesday 3Rd October Have Been Cancelled.
October 2, 12:02 AM
Click on the link to watch the video of Enable's win in the Arc de Triomphe held on Sunday at Chantilly.   Link
October 1, 10:41 PM
Frankie Dettori is the most famous jockey in the world and now boasts more wins in the world's prestigious Flat race than any man in history, yet this was a day when even that man was upstaged by his leading lady as the indisputably magnificent Enable annihilated all opposition in the Gr 1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.Click on the link to read the full report in Racing Post.  Link
October 1, 10:42 AM
In the Kolkata races of Sunday, Arvak which was to run in the seventh race has been withdrawn.
September 30, 8:48 PM
Click on the link to watch the video of Trevor Patel's first win in Australia.  Link
September 30, 2:53 PM
The Royal Calcutta Turf Club will conduct its Derby day races on Sunday as scheduled. There was a request from the Police Department to reschedule the day's programme because of day coinciding with Durga Puja and Muharram. The club authorities met on Saturday afternoon and decided that no postponement was called for.
September 30, 1:47 PM
Trevor Patel won his first race in Australia on Saturday at Sunshine Coast on No Annamossity, the ninth race of the day namely the1400 metres Coolum Getaway Resort Class 3 Plate.
September 29, 11:36 AM
The Kolkata Police has asked the Royal Calcutta Turf Club to postpone the races scheduled for Sunday, October 1 in view of the Durga Puja festival and Muharram which requires large deployment of police force. The RCTC has not conveyed any decision about going through with the programme as scheduled.
September 27, 7:08 PM
Harimohan Naidu has been elected Chairman of the Bangalore Turf Club at the first meeting of the newly elected Managing Committee held on Wednesday evening. The government nominees including the Finance Commissioner and the Police Commissioner attended the meeting.
September 27, 11:30 AM
Bookmakers are likely to make a comeback at Mysore. The committee is on the verge of finalising the formalities.
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