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Feb 06, 2018
101 Traces: The last Anglo-Indian Jockeys of KolkataThe Anglo-Indian community has been upholding the legacy of horse racing in Kolkata. But many members of the younger generation have moved on to other careers in other countries, following better prospects. Will the next generation of Anglo-Indians in Kolkata continue the family tradition? Only time will tell.
May 16, 2017
From race tracks to death: Behind glitzy equestrian sports lie a gruesome chain of crueltyEquestrian sports are as sick as you can get them. Nothing can disguise the cruelty — both during and after — to the animals whether it's the huge prize money, the fashion show of the spectators, the glittering prizes or the media coverage.
Mar 31, 2013
Animal Kingdom triumphs in $10 million Dubai World CupAnimal Kingdom, ridden by Joel Rosario, held off a late charge by Red Cadeaux to win the $10 million (6.5 million pounds) Dubai World Cup by a comfortable two lengths.
Feb 18, 2013
Jockey chased by punters after allegedly throwing race in MumbaiFaced with such an uproar, the RWITC decided to declare Ice Age a non-starter, and ordered all money bet on the horse to be refunded.
Feb 02, 2013
Indian Derby: Song Dynasty, Machiavellianism ready for successSeventeen horses will line up at the starting gate at the Royal Western India Turf Club tomorrow and experts say that the 2013 Derby is wide open.
Feb 01, 2013
Pat Smullen, champion Irish jockey, targets Indian Derby victorySmullen is riding New World, a horse trained by Narendra Lagad. He has been studying tapes of New World and is confident the horse is peaking at just the right time to give him a chance in India’s racing showcase.
Oct 19, 2012
Big bucks: Horse racing and the mini-boom in Pune realtyMany outstation racing enthusiasts prefer to maintain outright ownership residential properties throughout the year. The racing season in Pune translates into great revenue on the property market.
Oct 04, 2012
Indian origin footballer charged with betting corruptionIpswich striker Michael Chopra and two other footballers have been charged for being part of a conspiracy to commit a corrupt practice in relation to betting on horses.
Nov 02, 2011
UK prosecutors have shown the ICC how to do the jobProsecutors in London deserve credit for successfully persuading a jury to convict in the spotfixing trial. The guilty verdicts come four years after a disastrous and costly trial involving alleged fixing in the world of horse-racing, which collapsed in spectacular fashion.