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January 16, 9:47 PM
Jockey Sandesh has been handed a suspension of 12 race days for his ride on Juliette in the Indian Turf Invitation Cup held last month on December 19. Sandesh told the Stewards that he had no explanation to offer except stating that it was a case of error of judgment. Sandesh will not be appealing the suspension. He is effectively out for the entire duration of the Mumbai racing season.
January 16, 12:31 PM
Due to heavy rain races, Hyderabad races scheduled for Sunday have been postponed to Thursday, January 20th.
January 15, 10:04 PM
Richard Oliver will be riding for owner Kunal Gupta and partners. Oliver mostly rides in Mauritius, Bahrain, the USA, and other countries.
January 5, 1:15 PM
RWITC to conduct Friday's Mumbai races without spectators due to a new protocol issued by the government of Maharashtra.
January 4, 3:14 PM
The Kolkata racing season has been put off indefinitely following a directive from the government to this effect. Kolkata is in lockdown because of an alarming increase in Covid cases.
January 3, 6:44 PM
One of the most knowledgeable writers on Indian horse racing Anil Mukhi passed away in Canada. He had a wealth of information besides being an outstanding statistician and bloodstock agent. His flair for writing was reflected in his articles which were a delight. Racingpulse offers its sincere condolences to the bereaved family.
December 31, 6:48 PM
In view of the restrictions imposed by the government of Maharashtra in the light of the omicron scare, races scheduled to be held on Sunday in Mumbai have been cancelled. The inter-venue betting operations on other centres is suspended till Monday, January 3.
December 30, 7:39 PM
Mr Vijay Shirke has been elected as the Chairman of the Royal Western India Turf Club at the first meeting of the newly elected Managing Committee of the club held on Thursday. Mr K N Dhunjibhoy will be the Chairman of the Stewards.
December 30, 6:42 PM
Chennai races scheduled for Friday and Saturday have been cancelled due to heavy rains. The Gr 2 South India 1000 Guineas and Gr 3 Deepak Khaitan Memorial Guindy Gold Cup have been postponed to be held on Thursday, January 6
December 19, 11:22 AM
David Egan will not be riding on the Invitation Cup race day as he is reportedly down with a fever.
December 10, 12:24 AM
England-based jockey Shane Gray will be riding for trainer S Padmanabhan during the ongoing winter season. Originally hailing from Ireland, Gray has made England his base. He has ridden about 400 winners thus far.
December 6, 7:55 PM
One of the most popular commentators of the 80s and 90s, Dr Inder Sood passed away in Mumbai at the ripe age of 92. His distinct style besides his ability to spot winners ''a long way from home'' was legendary. He was quite unlike other commentators of the era but was highly popular. The racing world will surely miss the great enthusiast of the sport. Click on the link to listen to the commentary of Dr Sood when Chaitanya Chakram won the Indian Derby.  Link
December 4, 4:34 PM
The Mysore Race Club invites applications for the post of Senior Stipendiary Steward. Those who have the required expertise can send in their application to the CEO of Mysore Race Club.
December 4, 4:37 PM
The Mysore Race Club invites applications for those wanting to become racehorse trainers. The applicants should have the necessary experience as stated in the club's notice.
December 4, 4:04 PM
The Kolkata races scheduled to be held on Saturday have been postponed to a later due to persistent rains. The revised date will be announced in due course.
December 4, 12:41 PM
Due to persistent rain December 4th Kolkata races postponed to future date.
December 1, 8:24 PM
The unseasonal rains have resulted in the cancellation of the first day's racing to be held at Mumbai on Sunday, December 5.
December 1, 3:18 PM
Bad news for racing enthusiasts as it is raining in Mumbai. Mumbai race track cannot take even a modest quantity of rain. The stable area also becomes messy if it rains. The Mumbai racing season is set to start on Sunday, December 5.
November 30, 5:38 PM
Y B Ganesh has been elected as Chairman of the Mysore Race Club at the first meeting of the newly elected managing committee held on Tuesday.
November 24, 6:47 PM
The Mysore races scheduled to be held on Wednesday, November 24, have been cancelled. The Stewards had initially postponed the races but later announced that the programme now stands cancelled. Heavy overnight rains had rendered the track unsuitable for races.
November 21, 5:44 PM
It is raining heavily at this point in time in Bangalore. There seems to be no respite from the rain. Today's rain further diminishes the chances of racing scheduled for Thursday and Friday going through. More than three days of sunshine is required for the track to dry up for racing to take place.
November 21, 12:44 PM
Hyderabad races scheduled to be held on Monday, November 22 have been postponed for Wednesday due to wet underfoot conditions.
November 18, 6:49 PM
Friday’s and Saturday’s Bangalore races canceled due to rains and inclement weather. Bangalore is seeing the longest spell of rain not witnessed in over five decades.
November 18, 6:33 PM
Friday and Saturday's Bangalore races have been cancelled due to heavy rains and inclement weather.
November 17, 8:01 PM
Thursday’s Mysore races cancelled due to heavy rains and inclement weather
November 16, 8:16 PM
Wednesday's Mysore races have been postponed to Thursday, November 18 due to heavy underfoot conditions.
November 16, 12:52 PM
The Kolkata races scheduled to be held on Friday, November 19 have been cancelled owing to the paucity of runners. The Mayfowl Cup which was advertised for Friday has been postponed to be held on Saturday, November 27.
November 15, 8:09 PM
Tuesday's Bangalore races have been cancelled due to heavy underfoot conditions and a heavy downpour on Monday evening.
November 15, 6:26 PM
It has been raining heavily since evening in Bangalore putting a big question mark about Tuesday's racing going through in the heavy underfoot conditions. The cancellation of races is very much on the cards.
November 14, 11:17 AM
Ravi Kumar Vaibhav of Bangalore wins a race at Mauritius on Pforzheim with a late charge earlier this month. Vaibhav is the son of BTC photographer Ravi Kumar and was apprenticed to ride at Bangalore. Click on the link to watch the winning ride.   Link
November 11, 7:30 PM
The races scheduled to be held on Friday, November 12 at Bangalore have been postponed to be held on Tuesday, November 16 due to inclement weather and unsuitable underfoot conditions.
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