MUMBAI, (GNI): Horse going through the paces on a treadmill at the Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai – photo by Sumant Gajinkar
MUMBAI, (GNI): Fourteen runners will start in the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby 2019 at 5:30 PM on Sunday the 3rd of February at the Royal Western India Turf Club. The field will include the unbeaten champion, Sir Cecil who has won 8 starts including the 1st leg of the Indian Triple which includes the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby as the second leg and the jewel of the crown.
The long countdown to the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby begins with ‘Breakfast with the Champions’ on January 31st, followed by a horse racing carnival unlike any other over the weekend at the Royal Western India Turf Club. The Saturday race night will continue into a Derby party as Forefront and DJ Chico entertain all the racegoers with their favourite hits.
The ‘Breakfast with the Champions’ is the first serious Derby related activated when the Derby contenders will go about prep work. A tour of the restricted stable area at the Royal Western India Truf Club will provide insight on various aspects such as shoeing a horse, their swimming regimen and a breathtaking sight of them galloping on the treadmill.
Sunday has arguably the best race day ever assembled in India. Not only is Sir Cecil on show the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby but the undercard includes 3 other graded races showcasing India’s top miler, Serjeant At Arms, and former Derby winner Desert God. There is plenty of entertainment with Dj Pooja and OnEmpire taking centre stage with gourmet food, plenty of beverages for all, it promises to be a weekend unlike any other.
The total prize money for the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby is Rs. 2 Crore. Over 30,000 guests, including many of Mumbai’s crème-de-la – crème set are expected at the Royal Western India Turf Club for this iconic event.
Tickets for the race are available on Bookmyshow and the live streaming will beon www.facebook.com/winningpostracing
About Kingfisher ULTRA, the Emperor of Good Times was launched in September 2009. A high-end brand from United Breweries, ULTRA assures consumers the best quality, taste and the most differentiated experience across every touch point. Kingfisher ULTRA is made from the finest imported malts and hops giving it a distinctive taste. The packaging is unique with an embossed flint bottle, ring pull crown, gold metalized neck and front label.
The brand has based its activations on prominent genres like fashion and music. Apart from these, Kingfisher ULTRA has also launched various other activations and promotions across all points of sale which have met with positive response amongst its consumers. It is a beer for the classy, modern, urban, confident, independent and self-assured consumer. It is for those who want the best and deserve the best. It is currently available in all major cities of the country.
About The Royal Western India Turf Club Limited (RWITC), one of the oldest and most well-known horse racing Clubs in the country, is a company limited by guarantee and regulated by its Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Club. The Club hosts racing at two race courses: at the Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mumbai from November to April and at 6, Arjun Marg, Pune from July to October – in all a total of around 70 race days in a year.
For more information log onto: http://www.rwitc.com/index.php