Imran Christy on Wednesday steadied Shivalik Sight trained by Jasbir Singh to win the Calcutta St. Leger (2020) by a furlong and quarter.
In the 2800 meters race meant for the four-year-old horse only, Shivalik Sight beat Jaivant and Inca to the top prize of Rs.1,345,500 in three minutes, five seconds.
Jaivant jockeyed by Suraj Narredu finished second and won Second: Rs.515,775 while C S Jodha took Inca to third and won Rs.269,100. Abya Gama, who was jockeyed by Nikhil Naidu, also took home Fourth: Rs.112,125.
In the Armetta Handicap, a Handicap race meant for horses rated 41 to 66, Trevor Patel ensured that Midnight Phantom crossed the finishing line with a shoulder edge over Headboy jockeyed by Dhanu Sing Deora to finish 2:13:780.
In the 2000 meters race, Headboy won by a quarter over Montecasino jockeyed by P S Chouhan with a finishing time o 2:13:801.
The horse trained by Bharath Singh went home with the top prize of Rs.177,300, Headbiy trained by Arti Doctor won Rs.87,300 while the place Montecasino prepared by Vikash Jaiswal won Rs.51,300.
Apna Time Aayega, which finished fourth an Avellino, which finished fifth, also went home with Rs.33,300 and Rs.10,800, respectively.
In the Surfside Handicap, a Handicap race meant for a horse rated 21 to 46. Rush for Gold got the first prize, finishing ahead of Tiberon and Mr. Foogg’s in the 1100 meters race.
Imran Christy steadied the horse trained by Javed Kan to beat Tiberon trained by Mavendra Sign to the Rs.149,800 top prize with a length and quarter win, finishing in 1:07.599.
While P Vikram took Tiberon to a finishing time of 1:07:781, Trevol Patel came to third in the race 3/4 length behind with a finishing time of 1:08:890.
In the race that featured ten participants, the first five top horses shared between Rs.149,800 and Rs.9,130 among them.
Stellanova jockeyed by B Mahesh came fouth while Uncrowned King trained by Vikash Jaiswal completed the top five.
Written by: Olaipupo Mojeed