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February 19, 3:24 PM
GST authorities raid the BTC bookmakers’ houses and the Bangalore Turf Club on Wednesday morning.
February 17, 6:14 AM
Jockey Leigh Roche has been handed a 12 race day ban for unsatisfactory riding on Valegro in the races held at Mumbai on Saturday, February 1. Shroff's complaint against Roche is pending. This effectively means that the jockey cannot ride even back home for more than a month as the suspensions are reciprocated by other turf authorities. The jockey has the right to appeal.
February 17, 6:13 AM
Jockey Sandesh has been handed out 12 day's suspension by the Stewards of Royal Western India Turf Club was unsatisfactory riding on Noble Heir in the races held on February 1. TrainerVishal Gaikwad has been fined Rs 1 lakh in connection with the running of his ward. The suspension comes into effect after the running of the Invitation Cup weekend races scheduled to be held at Mysore on February 29 and March 1.
February 14, 12:01 PM
Supreme Court has posted the BTC matter against eviction for the month of May. The State government had pressed for an early hearing of the matter which was pending for about 10 years. BTC is bound to face tough times with a question mark about its existence hanging over its head
February 13, 8:56 PM
The Karnataka Government's plea for hearing the matter pertaining to BTC's eviction early will come up for hearing in Court Hall No 1 of the Supreme Court on Friday. BTC had filed a Special Leave Petition against the High Court's order which had asked the club to vacate its premises in six months.
February 11, 1:43 PM
The first race at Delhi on Tuesday will now start at 2.30 p.m. instead of 2 p.m.
February 9, 1:34 PM
Jockey Srinath has hurt his shoulder in a fall during trackwork at Bangalore on Sunday.
February 9, 1:38 PM
Jockey Akshay Kumar who had a fall on Star Waves in Friday's races at Chennai has reportedly hurt his back. He has flown back to Hyderabad. Jockey Zervan reportedly fracturd his toe finger when Ganton reared up at the gates in Saturday's Chennai races.
February 9, 1:06 PM
Bookmakers are not operating for Mumbai races at Bangalore. They are unlikely to operate for a few more days.
February 8, 11:45 AM
GST authorities subject Bangalore bookmakers to critical scrutiny on Friday. They were present in good numbers to observe the activity. The bookmakers will not be operating for Saturday's Kolkata's races.
February 2, 9:47 AM
The betting turnover on tote on Saturday’s Mumbai races at Bangalore fell to a meagre 1.84 crores despite the presence of 7500 race goers. This is a disturbing trend as the punters have almost migrated to bookmakers and the club is sure to run into financial crisis in the near future. Rs 5 crores turnover used to be par for each day’s Mumbai off course on the tote at Bangalore.
January 31, 1:01 PM
BTC in trouble as the Supreme Court to hear the club's plea against eviction ordered by the High Court in the last decade. The club never made any attempt to build bridges with the government and had defied the directive to increase membership of the club. The State Government had pressed for an early hearing following adverse findings by Public Accounts Committee headed by H K Patil.
January 31, 12:53 PM
BTC's eviction case pending in Supreme Court to come up for hearing on February 14 following the State Government pressing for an early hearing.
January 30, 12:38 PM
Please note down change of jockeys for today's races - Race No:7 Horse No:10 (ANNALEASE) KHURSHAD ALAM Race No:8 Horse No:10 (SIYOUNI) R SHELAR
January 30, 11:31 AM
Please note withdrawn horses in today's race - Race No:7 Horse No:4 RED GALILEO Withdrawn on veterinary grounds
January 27, 5:47 PM
Bangalore Derby winner War Hammer would be participating in the next Sunday's Indian Derby. This was confirmed by trainer Prasanna Kumar.
January 22, 10:47 PM
Former RWITC licensed trainer Abbas A Abbas passed away at Pune on Wednesday following a massive heart attack. Racingpulse offers its condolences to the bereaved family.
January 19, 4:13 PM
Colm O'Donoghue has been suspended for two race days for an unsatisfactory ride on King Solomon. The suspension coincides with the Indian Derby weekend. If Donoghue doesn't appeal, he may well miss the important race of the Indian racing calendar.
January 19, 3:23 PM
Jockey Pradeep Chouhan suspended by RWITC Stewards from January 24 to February 16 for using an uncertified whip.
January 17, 10:22 AM
Please note withdrawn horses in today's Bangalore races Race No:6 Horse No:2 TORSORO Withdrawn on veterinary grounds
December 26, 2:05 PM
Bookmakers who resumed betting operations at Bangalore on Wednesday are not operating on Thursday. One is not sure what the issue is because the authorities are also clueless. The bookmakers had stopped operations after a police raid more than a fortnight ago. The bookmakers should resume their business on Friday after ironing out minor issues with the Police, according to a source who is connected with the bookmakers.
December 21, 5:20 PM
The Bangalore Turf Club finally settles the overdue royalty amount to Royal Western India Turf Club by releasing a cheque of Rs 1 crore on Saturday. This was announced by RWITC Chairman Zavaray Poonawalla who said the matter was amicably settled.
December 16, 6:36 PM
Jockey M Rajesh Kumar's suspension has been enhanced by the Appeal Board of Mysore Race Club from one year to 18 months. His suspension will start from December 18. The jockey was suspended for his questionable ride on Colonel Harty during the Mysore Regular Racing Season.
December 14, 7:33 PM
Trevor Patel who is down with viral fever will not be riding for the next race days and since the declarations are already over, the jockey changes will be announced shortly. David Allan will be riding Consigliori in the Golconda 2000 Guineas.
December 9, 4:45 PM
Suraj Narredu became the second Indian jockey after the late B Prakash to ride 2000 winners when he drove out Guiding Force to victory at Hyderabad on Monday. Racingpulse congratulates Suraj on this stupendous achievement.
December 9, 3:40 PM
The Bangalore Turf Club bookmakers who were in the custody following a raid by the Central Crime Branch on Friday during the running of the Bangalore races have been granted bail.
December 7, 5:48 PM
The bookmakers and their assistants who were arrested on Friday at Bangalore from Bangalore Turf Club have been denied bail.
December 6, 2:47 PM
Central Crime Branch raid is taking place at Bangalore Turf Club during the running of Friday's races.
December 6, 1:29 AM
English jockey Nicky Mackay will be riding for Shiraz Sunderji during the ongoing Mumbai racing season.
November 30, 8:48 PM
Y S Srinath drives home Valerin to victory in the Chummun Memorial Cup at Mauritius on Saturday. Srinath is India's representative in the International Racing Carnival at Mauritius. Click on the link to watch the video.   Link
November 22, 9:59 AM
M A M R Muthiah has been elected as the Chairman and Senior Steward of the Madras Race Club at the first meeting of the newly elected Managing Committee meeting held on Thursday. Ramesh Rangarajan will be the Chairman of the Appeal Board. Chaduranga Kanthraj Urs, Arun Alagappan, K Shashabindu Das, Paul Anthony and Dr Devanath Yadav have been elected as the Stewards of the Club.
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