Nonetheless I Rise, piloted by A. Imran Khan, claimed the Nilgiris 2000 Guineas, the star attraction of the races right here on Sunday (Could. 1). The winner is owned by Mr. Kishore Futnani & Mr. Vikram Singh and skilled by Anil Kumar.
1. KODANAD HANDICAP (1,200m), 5-y-o & over, rated 20 to 45: STREEK (Rajesh Kumar) 1, Gray Twilight (Ramandeep) 2, Shadow Of Love (M.S. Deora) 3 and Protea (C. Umesh) 4. 3-1/4, 2-3/4 and 1-1/4. 1m 16.97s. Proprietor: Mr. Fardeen A. Malick. Coach: Fazal Ul Rehman.
2. BURLIYAR HANDICAP (1,600m), rated 20 to 45: EASY RIDER (Zervan) 1, Superb Grace (A.M. Alam) 2, Royal Treasure (Ashhad Asbar) 3 and Abilitare (C. Umesh) 4. Hd, 10 and 5-1/4. 1m 41.57s. Proprietor: J.M. Livestock. Coach: Behram Cama.
3. STEWARDS TROPHY (1,500m), rated 80 & above (60 to 79 eligible), out station horses are eligible: MY OPINION (M.S. Deora) 1, New Look (P.S. Kaviraj) 2, Mzilikazi (A. Imran Khan) 3 and Emelda (P. Sai Kumar) 4. 3, hd and nk. 1m 34.59s. Proprietor: M.A.M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Belief. Coach: B. Suresh.
4. PABLITO HANDICAP (1,200m), 5-y-o & over, rated 40 to 65: KARADENIZ (Farid Ansari) 1, Sasakwa (P. Sai Kumar) 2, Pappa Wealthy (S.A. Amit) 3 and Despacito (C. Umesh) 4. 2, 1-1/4 and a couple of. 1m, 16.72s. Homeowners: M/s. Hallmark Racing & Equine Companies rep. by Mr. Bharat V. Epur, Mr. S. Naveen Chandra, Mr. Wayne Beck, Mr. Rahul Jagtiani & Mr. Anjan Rangaraj. Coach: N. Rupa.
5. NILGIRIS 2000 GUINEAS (Gr. III), (1,400m), 3-y-o Indian Horses (Phrases): STILL I RISE (Chinese language Whisper – For Certain) A. Imran Khan 1, TRUE ICON (Sedgefield – Sapoorelli) Gaurav Singh 2, DARK SON (Planetaire – Simply Julie) P. Sai Kumar 3 and STAR GLORY (High Class – Confiance) Suraj Narredu 4. 2-3/4, 1/2 and 1-3/4. 1m 28.49s. Homeowners: Mr. Kishore Futnani & Mr. Vikram Singh. Coach: Anil Kumar.
6. DRACO HANDICAP (1,400m), 4-y-o & over, rated 20 to 45: PROPOSED (Gaurav Singh) 1, Sabatini (M.S. Deora) 2, Air Marshall (A. Imran Khan) 3 and The Intimidator (P. Vikram) 4. 1/2, 4-1/4 and 1. 1m 29.87s. Proprietor: Mr. M.A.M.R. Muthiah rep. M/s. GMMSR Advisory Companies & M/s. United Racing & Bloodstock. Coach: R. Ramanathan.