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Monday, December 17, 2018
CORFE CASTLE WINS GOLCONDA 2000 GUINEAS
Jockey Akshay Kumar had to surface from the rear at the final turn to light up Corfe Castle (Excellent Art – Miss Danehill) bred at Villoo’s Greenfield Farm, to sustain top momentum right through the longish Hyderabad straight bagging the prize event – the Golconda 2000 Guineas (Gr2).............. more...
 

Monday, December 03, 2018
REALMSOFFANTASY MAINTAINS HER SUPREMACY WITH A FINE WIN
Realmoffantasy asserted her supremacy winning the Gr2. Golconda 1000 Guineas, enabling the progeny of Excellent Art to record her second classic success............. more...
 

Friday, November 30, 2018
MAURITANIA WINS TURF CLUB TROPHY WITH A RECORD TO BOOT
Mauritania went at a scorching pace and had enough legs to sail past the post in the Gr 3 Bangalore Turf Club Trophy in a record time of one minute 9.94 seconds.............. more...
 

Sunday, October 14, 2018
RUFFINA  SCORES MIND-BOGGLING VICTORY
Ruffina (Excellent Art – Miss Danehill) clinched the Noshir & Dolly Dhunjibhoy Sprint Million (Gr3) in a manner that took one’s breath away. Displaying lightning speed and notching up victory by a margin of four lengths and shattering the course record to bits, creating her own – stopping the clock at an amazing 1:07:930, the fastest timing in the history of racing in India!............. more...
 

Tuesday, October 02, 2018
STAR SUPERIOR REIGNS SUPREME IN DECCAN DERBY
Star Superior won the Gr. 1 Deccan Derby, the star event of the Hyderabad Monsoon Season. The progeny of Excellent Art was cut above his opponents and nothing was going to halt him from winning the first Derby success for his sire. Incidentally, all the 3 classics of the season have been won by the Poonawalla bred and owned horses............. more...
 

Sunday, September 16, 2018
ISN'T SHE LOVELY PULLS OFF MYSORE 1000 GUINEAS
Isn`t She Lovely made the expected progress since her last run and won the Gr 3 Karnataka Racehorse Owners Association Mysore 1000 Guineas................. more...
 

Sunday, September 16, 2018
EXCELLENT ASSERTS SUPREMACY IN S A POONAWALLA MILLION
Excellent maintained his winning run by easily accounting for the opposition in the 1600 metres Gr 3 S A Poonawalla Million.................. more...
 

Sunday, September 16, 2018
EXCELLENT & EXCELLENT SORRENTO SCORCH THE TURF
Excellent Sorrento, trained by Malesh Narredu first won the Villoo C Poonawalla Million and Dallas Todywalla trained Excellent bagged the SA Poonawalla Million (Gr3) to give some memorable moments to the Poonawalla family.................. more...
 

Sunday, August 26, 2018
REALMOFFANTASY LIVES UP TO THE BILLING
Realmoffantasy wins the Fillies Championship Stakes, the first classic of the season, held on Sunday at Malakpet. The favourite had things under control when she hit the front on turning for home providing the Poonawalla Stud Farm Stallion Excellent Art ........................ more...
 

Saturday, August 25, 2018
EXCELLENT WINS FD WADIA TROPHY
Excellent (Excellent Art – Skyelady) proved far too superior while winning the FD Wadia Trophy (Gr3) in a scintillating fashion to romp home in style................... more...
 

Saturday, August 11, 2018
SELFIE STAR PROVES TOO SUPERIOR IN EVE CHAMPION TROPHY
Selfie Star who had the benefit of a good forward run won the Gr 3 2000 metres Eve Champion Trophy, a terms race for four-year-olds and over, the feature event of Saturday`s Pune races with surprising ease.................. more...
Monday, August 06, 2018
CORFE CASTLE SCORES IMPRESSIVE VICTORY
Corfe Castle (Excellent Art – Miss Danehill) produced the scorching gallop he is known for to win the K Mahipathi Rao Memorial Golconda Juvenile Million in great style................. more...
Saturday, August 04, 2018
FRIEZE WINS THE AUGUST HANDICAP
Frieze (Excellent Art – Deraasaat) won well galloping alone up in second and shot ahead soon on turning for home and built up a handy lead approaching the final furlong mark................ more...
Friday, June 01, 2018
STAR SUPERIOR PROVES HE IS A GIANT
Racing buffs were eager to watch Star Superior in actio and the classic hopeful on Friday provided them joy winning the Youngsters Million in emphatic fashion................ more...
Friday, June 01, 2018
STAR SUPERIOR MAKES A STUNNING IMPRESSION
Star Superior proved that he is one of the giants among the three-year-olds that are currently racing at this centre by steamrolling a quality field in the 1400 metres Youngsters Million............... more...
Sunday, March 18, 2018
STAR SUPERIOR TOO BRILLIANT IN SHAPOORJI COLTS
Star Superior hammered the opposition pointless in the Gr 3 1600 metres Shapoorji Pallonji Breeders` Juvenile Colts` Championship, a terms race for three-year-old colts and gelding, the feature event of Sunday`s Mumbai races. The progeny of Excellent Art had the field stranded inside the final 300 metres to win by a widening margin of five lengths.............. more...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2018
SELFIE STAR BAGS RADHA SIGTIA TROPHY
Selfie Star (Excellent Art – Maharanee, Exhilaration Stud) returned to winning ways notching up her fourth career victory back in handicap races in class II............. more...
 
Saturday, March 03, 2018
RUFFINA, AZZURRO WALK AWAY WITH SATURDAY CROWNS
Ruffina (David Allan-up) and Azzurro, both public choices, kept the date with their respective events, the 1,200m Sprinters` Cup and the 3,000m Stayers` Cup, on Saturday. Ruffina, the daughter of Excellent Art, devoured ground in customary brilliant fashion in the final furlong and recorded an easier win than the verdict suggested............ more...
 
Thursday, March 01, 2018
MOONDANCER GIVES ANOTHER STELLAR PERFORMANCE
Moondancer (Excellent Art-Pleasure Hunt / Poonawalla Stud) who is in impeccable form continued its winning streak en-route to a fourth straight win and also the sixth from eight starts, in the Columbia Plate. .......... more...
 
Sunday, February 25, 2018
CORFE CASTLE REIGNS SUPREME
Corfe Castle (Excellent Art – Miss Danehill) showed a dazzling turn of foot to floor his opponents and bring about a glorious triumph in the most sought after juvenile race of the country – the Poonawalla Breeders’Multi-Million (Gr1).......... more...
 
Sunday, February 25, 2018
CORFE CASTLE DECIMATES OPPOSITION IN A SPLENDID FASHION
Leo D`Silva trained Corfe Castle literally mowed down the opposition in the Gr 1 Poonawalla Breeders` Multi-Million, a rich terms race for three-year-olds, the star event of Sunday`s Mumbai evening races........... more...
 
Sunday, February 11, 2018
RUFFINA PROVES THAT SHE HAS NO PEERS
Dallas Todywalla trained Ruffina, the best sprinter in the country, easily made the switch back from seven to six furlongs in breath-taking fashion, winning the Gr. 2 1200 meters Dr S C Jain Sprinters Championship, a terms race for four-year-olds and over, in amazing fashion on Sunday........... more...
 
Saturday, January 13, 2018
MAURITANIA WINS SECOND CLASSIC IN FINE STYLE
Mauritania made every post a winning one in the second classic of the season, the Shapoorji Pallonji Oil And Gas 2000 Guineas .......... more...
 
Sunday, January 07, 2018
REALMSOFFANTASY [EXCELLENT ARRT/GLORIOUS FANTASY] WINS THE BYERLY TURK MILLION, GR.3
Realmsoffantasy (Excellent Art-Glorious Fantasy / Poona Stud) shrugged off the challenge of Catalonia to lift the prestigious Byerly Turk Million (Gr.3) at Hyderabad. The chestnut filly having won impressively on debut was installed as on-money favourite with David Allan to guide her fortunes for the sprint event......... more...
 
Sunday, November 19, 2017
CHAMPION  RUFFINA IMPRESSIVE IN LEAD UP TO GUINEAS
Ruffina who is a strong challenger for the Gr 1 Indian 1000 Guineas, won her lead up race to the big event by claiming the 1400 metres Rotary Club of Bombay Trophy., a race for horses rated 80 and above...... more...
 
Friday, November 10, 2017
EXCELLENT ART IS THE CHAMPION FRESHMAN SIRE
Excellent Art is the Champion Freshman Sire 2016-17 (Decided by Stakes Won)......... more...
 
Sumday, September 10, 2017
HARVEY SIZZLES, BREAK TRACK RECORD
Harvey (Arazan – Only for Gold, Villoo’s Greenfield Farm) clocked the fastest ever at 56:77 which is mind-boggling. He looked good galloping away at a good clip and encountered no challenge at any stage to romp home with a fair degree of comfort...... more...
SELFIE STAR RATTLES OFF EMPAHTIC WIN
Selfie Star (Excellent Art – Maharanee) displayed pleasing grace and power while demolishing the opposition and romping home for an authoritative victory........ more...
 
Thursday, August 31, 2017
APACHE SUNRISE SCORES IMPRESSIVELY DESPITE A THREAT
Apache Sunrise (Excellent Art-Guest Connections) won the H.H. Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Memorial Trophy impressively. The bay colt that sported the ‘Poonawalla’ silks for the first time has an incredible record, having lost only once – the Colt’s Championship Stakes at Bangalore- from six starts......... more...
 
Sunday, May 07, 2017
GROUP 1 FOR ARAZAN
ARAZAN's Chief Of Command (wins the Nilgiris Derby Stakes (Gr.1). R Foley trained Chief Of Command ridden by Akshay Kumar won the Nilgiris Derby Stakes (Gr.1), a terms races for 3 years old only, the feature event of Sunday`s races at Ooty........... more...
 
Friday, March 03, 2017
STATISTICS COMPILED BY THE STUD BOOK AUTHORITY OF INDIA
The latest statistics by the Stud Book Authority of India show Arazan as the Leading Sire - 2016/2017 by Number of Wins along with Excellent Art as the Leading Sire - 2016/2017 by average earnings per start and average starts per runner......more...
Sunday, February 25, 2017
RUFFINA RECORDS SPECTACULAR WIN IN POONAWALLA MILLION
Ruffina recorded a spectacular win in the Gr 1. Poonawalla Breeders` Multi-Million, the biggest race for juveniles, the feature event of Sunday`s Mumbai races. The daughter of first season stallion Excellent Art, Ruffina confirmed her status as a horse of amazing talent when blasting the opposition with a blistering turn of foot which had everyone gasping in wonder......more...
 
Sunday, February 25, 2017
APACHE SUNRISE CONFIRMS CLASSIC CREDENTIALS
Apache Sunrise confirmed that he is a horse of classic potential when he stood tall against a hapless opposition in the 1600 metres Governor`s Trophy, a terms race for three-year-olds. The progeny of first season stallion of Poonawalla Stud Farm, Excellent Art, has several top-quality horses from his first crop and surely Apache Sunrise belongs to the elite among them......more...
 
Sunday, February 25, 2017
APACHE SUNRISE IS THE BEST YOUNGSTER IN THE CAMPUS
The talented Apache Sunrise who recorded a hat-trick on Friday confirmed that he is in the classic mould to canter home in the Governor`s Trophy, run over a mile. The smart son of Excellent Art from the Poonawalla Stud Farm, it must be mentioned is in top form.....more...
 
Sunday, February 12, 2017
DANCING PRANCES (ACE/DANCING GREENS) COMPLETES AN AMAZING HAT-TRICK
Dancing Prances bounced back to complete three straight wins in the Gr. 2 Dr S C Jain Sprinters Cup, a terms race for four-year-olds the feature event of Sunday's Mumbai races. That fact that Dancing Prances succeeded yet again highlights the fighting spirit of this progeny of Ace......more...
 
Friday, February 03, 2017
 MICKEY MOUSE (ACE/RISADA) WINS SPRINTERS TRIAL STAKES
Mickey Mouse won the Sprinters Trial Stakes, the plum event on Friday in a superb time of 1:11.4 seconds. This after beating Bold Command and Auriga over a mile last week only confirms that he is in great heart and is at his best over sprints........more...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
EXCELLENT ART'S DAUGHTER, ELEKTRA ART AWARDED "3 YEAR OLD HORSE OF THE YEAR" IN DENMARK
EXCELLENT ART'S daughter, Elektra Art was awarded the prestigious title of "3 YEAR OLD HORSE OF THE YEAR" in Denmark, after emerging victorious from a group of talented nominees.
At the huge gala party, held in Aarhus and attended by 500+ people, her trainer Bent Olsen when asked about her plans for 2017, said that her main goal now is to win in lnternational Group listed company......more...
 
Saturday, January 07, 2017
ICE GLACIER SWAMPS OPPOSITION IN OAKS
Ice Glacier swamped the opposition in the Gr 2 Bangalore Oaks, the third classic of the season. Poonawalla Stud Farm bred progeny of Arazan, towered over the opposition by virtue of the fact she is the only horse to have beaten the mighty Serjeant at Arms in the Mysore Derby.......... more...
 
Saturday, January 07, 2017
DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR ARAZAN
The classy Ice Glacier recorded her second straight classic success, winning the Bangalore Oaks in effortless style along with  Bold Command  winning the New Year Cup in record time. This was Bold Command’s second straight success and taking into account that he is on top of his game, this talented son of Arazan is set to complete a hat-trick of wins when saddled next.......... more...
 
Sunday, November 13, 2016
DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR EXCELLENT ART
EXCELLENT ART has started his career at stud in India on an very promising note, with both his 2 year olds winning their debut races in Hyderabad within 24 hours.
Following Chase Your Dreams' impressive 7½ length win on Sunday, Excellent Art’s daughter MERITOCRACY (out of Mawaheb by Nashwan) won her first outing too yesterday, with a lot in hand.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
RUNAWAY WIN FOR EXCELLENT ART'S 2-YR-OLD
EXCELLENT ART's 2-year-old colt CHASE YOUR DREAMS (out of Star Goddess by Alnasr Alwasheek), won his debut in Hyderabad yesterday running away by 7 1/2 lengths !
A few weeks earlier, Excellent Art's first 2-year-old runner Prince Caspian was unfortunate in his first race in which he did not have the easiest of runs but in spite of it, made up tremendous ground to finish a fast finishing length and short-head third.
Friday, November 4, 2016
BOLD COMMAND FINALLY OBLIGES AFTER A LONG WAIT
Bold Command bounced back to winning form to win the Gr 3. Rajyotsava Cup, a terms race for four-year-olds and over, the feature event of opening day`s Bangalore Winter Races......... more...
 
Sunday, October 23, 2016
ICE GLACIER WINS THE MYSORE DERBY IN RECORD TIME
Ice Glacier, the daughter of Arazan handed a shock defeat to overwhelming favorite Serjeant At Arms in the Gr1. Mysore Derby, the Blue Riband event of the Mysore Racing Season. Ice Glacier bettered the course record by fractions, clocking two minutes 01.32 seconds......... more...
Friday, October 14, 2016
EXCELLENT ART's DAUGHTER  ELECTRA ART WINS THE NORWEGIAN OAKS
On what seems to be a remarkable roll of success for Excellent Art, his daughter Elektra Art won the Norwegian Oaks two days ago on October 12th. This now makes Excellent Art the sire of 4 Oaks winners and a neck second in the Slovakian Oaks, all in a short span of 5 months! .....more...
 
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
GROUP SUCCESS FOR EXCELLENT ART AGAIN !
Excellent Art's 3 year old filly Aim To Please, already a Listed winner and dual Group placed, won the Group 3 Prix Bertrand de Tarragon at Maisons - Laffitte, France on 21st September 2016, adding to Excellent Art's incredible tally of Blacktype winners and placed horses in the last 4 months !
Sunday, September 11, 2016
EXCELLENT ART'S SEDMIKRASKA JUST MISSES OUT ON WINNNG THE SLOVAKIAN OAKS
Excellent Art’s Sedmikraska just missed on winning the Slovakian Oaks by a neck margin. Sedmikraska was the winner of the Czeckslovakian Oaks just 49 days ago.
Sunday, September 4, 2016
THIRD OAKS WINNER FOR EXCELLENT ART WITHIN FOUR MONTHS !
With what seems like an unstoppable run of success, Excellent Art had another classic winner when Elektra Art won the Danish (Dansk) Oaks on Sunday. The Oaks which is run for 3 year old fillies over the standard 1 mile 4 furlongs, Electra Art won by an easy 2 lengths............ more...
 
Sunday, August 21, 2016
ANOTHER BLACK TYPE WIN FOR EXCELLENT ART !
Excellent Art's Dynamic Lips won the LISTED Grosser Sparkassenpreis at Düsseldorf last Sunday (21st August). The 3-year-old has already won twice and was 1 1/4 lengths third in the 2016 Gr. 2 German 1000 Guineas.
Monday, August 15, 2016
EXCELLENT ART CONTINUES HIS RUN IN GROUP RACES
Excellent Art continues his run in Group races in the UK and France  with his daughter Aim To Please finishing a mere nose and a length third in the Gr. 3 Prix de Lieurey at Deauville.
Within the next 6 days another of his fillies, five time winning Lucy The Painter finished a close third in the Gr. 3 Fillies Stakes at Sandown.
 
Saturday, August 6, 2016
MORE GRADED SUCCESS FOR EXCELLENT ART !
Excellent Art's daughter Lady Lara, won the Listed De La Rose Stakes at Saratoga in her final start. A 6 time winner including 4 Graded/Blacktype races and placed in 8 Graded/Blacktype races, Lady Lara won her final outing in foal to Uncle Mo and has retired to commence her duties at stud on a befitting note........... more...
 
Sunday, July 24, 2016
EXCELLENT NEWS FOR EXCELLENT ART !
Sedmikraskad (by EXCELLENT ART) won the CZECH OAKS on 24th July 2016, extending Excellent Art's run of success across the globe.......... more...
 
Sunday, July 10, 2016
 BOLD COMMAND RESUMES HIS WINNING WAYS
The BTC Anniversary Cup was claimed in resplendent style by Bold Command. The French saddle artiste David Breux produced a heartwarming performance, biding his time before timing his final challenge to a nicety.......... more...
 
Saturday, June 11, 2016
 EXCELLENT ART HITS GOLD
Champion European, English and Irish 3-Year-Old Miler Excellent Art produced his first Group 1 winner on 11th June 2016 when Under The Louvre won the AUS$ 1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Hdp, one of Australia's premiere Group 1 races......... more...
 
Saturday, June 11, 2016
GR.1 SUCCESS FOR EXCELLENT ART’S MULTIPLE GROUP HORSE
UNDER THE LOUVRE
Excellent Art's multiple Group horse, Under The Louvre wins the AUS$ 1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Hdcp, one of Australia's top Group 1 races. (The winner qualifies to stand as a stallion in Australia)........ more...
 
Friday, September 25, 2015
FIRST SEASON SIRE ARAZAN BAGS HIS SECOND CLASSIC WIN
GIVING POONAWALLA STUD FARMS IT'S 343rd CLASSIC VICTORY
Bold Command (Arazan/Indian'd Feather) wins the  Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Cup Mysore 2000 Guineas (Gr.3), the second classic of the Mysore season....... more...
 
Thursday, July 30, 2015
BOLD COMMAND (ARAZAN/INDIAN'D FEATHER) IS IN THE CLASSIC MOULD
Bold Command wins The Bangalore Summer Million (Gr.3). Bold Command on the strength of this performance is certain to dominate the classics in the forthcoming Mysore season before he is campaigned in Mumbai for the bigger and much richer plums...... more...
 
Saturday, June 20, 2015
ARAZAN'S EXTENDS HIS LEAD AS FIRST SEASON SIRE
Arazan continues to lead as first season Sire ..... more...
 
Sunday, June 14, 2015
ARAZAN'S FIRST CROP PRODUCES GROUP 1 WINNER IN THE FIRST CLASSIC OF THE YEAR
Eternal Flame daughter of freshman sire Arazan had the best credentials among the 16 contestants in the fray for the Fillies Championship Stakes, the first classic of the Bangalore summer season............  more...
 
Sunday, February 15, 2015
AGELESS (ARAZAN/LINDSAY) POCKETS AGP MULTI-MILLIONS
Ageless got straight down to business and led comfortably right through the race to a solid victory in the AGP Multi-Million...........  more...
 
Sunday, February 08, 2015
DANCING PRANCES (ACE/DANCING GREEN) CONFIRMS HIS STATUS
Dances Prances did no harm to his claim as possibly the best sprinter in the country by annexing the Gr 2.  Dr S C Jain Sprinters Championship..........  more...
 
Saturday, February 07, 2015
ACRIDER (PLACERVILLE/SAFFRON DANCER) PULLS OFF A THRILLING WIN
IN THE QUEEN ELIZABETH II CUP, GR.3
Acrider pulled off a thrilling win in the Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.3, the four-year-old showed great fighting spirit and staying ability with jockey Dashrath Singh riding out his mount hands and heels in the final 50 meters..........  more...
 
Saturday, January 31, 2015
ETERNAL FLAME (ARAZAN/YUTAI) WINS THE GROUP 3 KUNIGAL BREEDERS' PRODUCE STAKES
Eternal Flame proved spot on for trainer S Ganapathy as the Bangalore based filly ably ridden by David Allan stamped her authority in claiming the Kunigal Stud Breeders’ Produce Stakes..........  more...
 
Friday, January 16, 2015
ETERNAL FLAME (ARAZAN/YUTAI) EMPHATIC IN VICTORY
Eternal Fame did a good advertisement for first season sire Arazan by recording an emphatic win in the 1200 meters Karnataka Racehorse Owners` Association Million.........  more...
 
Saturday, November 29, 2014
ALEXANDRA MILLS (ACE/CARACTERE) WINS 1000 GUINEAS IN PULSATING FINISH
Alexandra Mills `nosed' out Nuray by the shortest of margins in the first classic of the season, the Bangalore 1000 Guineas........  more...
Friday, November 07, 2014
FIELD MARSHAL (PLACERVILLE/SHAMAAL) TAKES COMMAND IN THE SEASON'S FIRST PLUM
Field Marshal who made every post a winning one in the hands of John to take home the Rajyotsava Trophy, the first big plum of the Bangalore season........  more...
 
Sunday, October 26, 2014
ARAZAN’S FIRST CROP TWO-YEAR-OLD RUNS AND WINS THE FIRST TWO-YEAR-OLD RACE OF THE YEAR
POONAWALLA STUD FARMS DOMINATE THE FIRST TWO YEAR OLD RACE IN THE TRM-GNF MILLION
LEADING BREEDERS’ AWARD TO POONAWALLA STUD FARMS
The very first two year old race for the year was won by first crop sire Arazan’s two-year-old filly, Polished Chrome (Arazan - Miss Danehill by Danehill Dancer). Poonawalla Stud Farms made a clean sweep by taking the first three placings in the TRM-GNF Million on Sunday, the 26th of October 2014.........  more...
 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
WAR COMMAND (ACE/SURE FUTURE) WINS THE MYSORE 2000 GUINEAS
The superior race form of War Command who had matched strides with all India ranked horses came to the fore as the progeny of Ace asserted his supremacy in emphatic manner to provide the Western India trainer with quick Guineas double at Mysore........  more...
 
Friday, September 12, 2014
FIELD MARSHAL (PLACERVILLE/SHAMAAL) WINS IN RECORD TIME AT FANCY ODDS
Field Marshal showed his liking for the Mysore track by winning the Gr.3 1600 metres Maharaja`s Cup in record timing of one minute 33.70 seconds to better the one set by last year`s Derby winner Southern Emperor........  more...
 
Sunday, A ugust 17, 2014
WAR COMMAND (ACE/SURE FUTUREWAR) WINS Gr. 2 F. D. WADIA TROPHY
War Command (Ace – Sure FutureWar) ridden by A. Sandesh, owned by Mr. M. A .M. Ramaswamy and trained by Karthi G won the Gr. 2 F . D. Wadia Trophy, the main event of the races held in Pune.......  more...
 
Sunday, A ugust 10, 2014
CLASSY DANCING PRANCES (ACE/DANCING GREENS) SCORES STYLISH WIN
Prime fancy Dancing Prances (Ace – Dancing Greens) produced an inspiring gallop in the homestretch and won the Gr.3 Pune Bookmakers’ Association Turf Club Trophy in an impressive fashion......  more...
 
Friday, A ugust 08, 2014
ISN'T SHE SPECIAL (ACE/RAIN SPLASHER) THRIVES IN SOFT GOING
Isn’t She Special darted out of the gates and set a good pace and continued to dominate the proceedings almost three to four lengths ahead of the chasing pack. Isn’t She Special quickened further in the final furlong and the winner was sighted a long way from home.....  more...
 
Sunday, J anuary 19, 2014
ISN'T SHE SPECIAL STUNS INDIAN OAKS FIELD
Isn`t She Special proved that she indeed was special when outlasting the opposition with aggressive front running and won the Gr 1 Villoo Poonawalla Indian Oaks, the third classic of the Mumbai Racing Season on Sunday. The victory of Isn`t She Special was due to the tactical brilliance of trainer Padmanabhan and the remarkable execution of the same by David Allan..... more
 
Sunday, J anuary 19, 2014
ACE'S DAUGHTER WINS THE GR . 1 INDIAN OAKS
Isn’t She Special whipped out an incredible victory in the Villoo Poonawalla Indian Oaks (Gr1), owner Dr Jamshed Appoo attributed to trainer Padmanabhan’s wily planning coupled with jockey David Allan’s measured riding, combining perfectly to the staying bilities and class of the filly Isn’t She Special (Ace – Rain Splasher).....  more...
 
Friday, October 25, 2013
SOUTHERN EMPEROR SIMPLY SENSATIONAL
Southern Emperor was simply sensational when winning the Derby by a widening margin of seven lengths in adverse conditions.  more...
 
Friday, September 29, 2013
SOUTHERN EMPEROR REIGNS SUPREME IN RECORD TIME
Southern Emperor (B. Sreekanth) won the Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club Mysore 2000 Guineas, Gr.3,  the second classic of the Mysore racing season over 1600 metres in a thriller on Friday in record time.  more...
Friday, September 20, 2013
7th CONSECUTIVE MYSORE 1000 GUINEAS WIN FOR POONAWALLA STUD FARMS
 Isn’t She Special (Ace / Rain Splasher by Placerville) won the Mysore 1000 Guineas, Gr.3  makes it Ace’s second Mysore Guineas winner, the first being Equine Lover last year, as well as Poonawalla Stud Farms’ seventh consecutive “Mysore 1000 Guineas” victory. more...
 
Thursday , September 19, 2013
ISN’T SHE SPECIAL LIVES UPTO HER NAME
A tremendous performance by the Padmanabhan trained Isn’t She Special, enabled her to win The Mysore 1000 Guineas 2013 (GR.3). more...
 
Thursday, September 19, 2013
AFTER ALL, ISN'T SHE SPECIAL ?

Isn`t She Special, won the first classic of the Mysore season, the Mysore 1000 Guineas (Gr 3) over a mile for horses 3-years-old only. more...
 

Sunday , September 08, 2013
NATIVE KNIGHT LANDS THE GROUP 1 PRESIDENT OF INDIA GOLD CUP
Native Knight (Placerville-Native Tactics) lands the Grade 1 President of India Gold Cup at Hyderabad. more...
 
Sunday , March 31, 2013
POONAWALLA STUD FARM WINS 5 RACES ON TODAY'S RACE CARD AT MUMBAI
Poonawalla Stud Farm bred horses win 5 out of 9 races at the Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai.
Monday, November 26, 2012
IN THE SPOTLIGHT INVITED FOR DUBAI RACING CARNIVAL
India`s wonder horse In The Spotlight who has grossed a record prize money of over Rs. 5 crores, has been invited to take part in the Dubai International Racing Carnival.   more...
 
Thursday , October 04, 2012 - RWITC.com
"SHE CAME, SHE SAW AND SHE CANTERED"
Multi-Classic winner In The Spotlight claims the McDowell Signature Premier Indian St Leger  more...
 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
IN THE SPOTLIGHT GALLOPS TO A SPOTLESS VICTORY
‘Clean as a whistle’ would be an ideal phrase to describe another impressive conquest for the darling of the crowds In The Spotlight.  more...
 
Friday , September 28, 2012  - RWITC.com
"WHERE IS MY VISA ?" IN THE SPOLIGHT Asks her Trainer Padmanabhan !
Interview with In the Spotlight's trainer S. Padmanabhan  more...
 
Friday , September 28, 2012 - RWITC.com
"SHE CAME BACK FROM THE BRINK, SHE WAS DESTINED TO BE A CHAMP"
Interview with In the Spotlight's owner Capt. Jamshed Appoo. more...
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - RWITC.com
SPOTLIGHT ON IN THE SPOTLIGHT in the McDowell Signature Indian St. Leger
The record breaking filly, In the Spotlight, bids to set an unprecedented mark in the history of Indian racing, by attempting to break the 5 crore earning mark in the last of the Indian classics on Sunday. more...
 
Sunday, September 22, 2012
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Poonawalla Stud Farm bred filly, In the Spotlight is the Highest Stakes Earner in the Country  having won 8 Grade Races, 7 in a row and the winner of 3 Derbies. more...
 
Sunday, September 9, 2012
IN THE SPOTLIGHT LIFTS THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA GOLD CUP
The President of India Gold Cup – Grade 1 was run on expected lines, with the wonder filly, In The Spotlight (Alnasr Alwasheek-Radiate) decimating her four opponents to lift the prestigious event at Hyderabad on Sunday. more...
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
 POONAWALLA STUD FARM
Within the last 12 months, Poonawalla Stud Farms has bred the winners of 25 Graded Races and 13 Classic Races.  more...
 
Sunday, March 4, 2012
IN THE SPOTLIGHT CONTINUES TO DAZZLE
A superb performance from Padmanabhan's hugely talented filly In The Spotlight landed her The AKK Entertainment Golden Jubilee Indian Turf Invitation Cup (Grade I) on Sunday at Bangalore. more...
 
Sunday, February 5, 2012
IN THE SPOTLIGHT PUTS HER CONNECTIONS OVER THE MOON
Keeping her racing form intact and revealing her exceptional talent before a mammoth Mahalaxmi crowd, In The Spotlight put owner Capt. Jamshed Appoo, trainer S. Padmanabhan and jockey Martin Dwyer `over the moon` with her sensational victory in the McDowell Signature Premier Indian Derby (Gr.1) on Sunday. more...
Sunday, February 5, 2012
SUPER ACHIEVER SHINES BRIGHT IN THE SPOTLIGHT
In The Spotlight, blew off a classy bunch of rivals and clinched the McDowell Signature Premier Indian Derby (Gr1) with surprising ease. more...
Sunday, February 5, 2012
IN THE SPOTLIGHT WINS INDIAN DERBY
In the Spotlight wins the McDowell Signature Premier Indian Derby at the Mahalaxmi Racecourse in Mumbai. more...
Saturday, November 5, 2011
POONAWALLA GROUP NOSES OUT USHA STUD IN A THRILLER!
What seemed impossible at the half-way stage and unlikely with the three-quarters of the year gone, came to pass as the Poonawalla Group of Farms thundered home with an electrifying finish to win the Champion Stud Farm award -- its 11th and the sixth in-a-row since the award was instituted 16 years ago. more...
April, 2011
PLACERVILLE - Champion Sire in India 1990 - 2011
Racing World Magazine publishes a Tribute to Placerville in its April-May 2011 issue. more...
Monday, February 21, 2011
PLACERVILLE - THE GREAT ADVERSARY
The Northern Dancer horse Razeen passed away just as the new covering season was getting underway. Hardly had the week ended before his great adversary, Placerville, a son of Mr. Prospector, also breathed his last. more...

 

Saturday, July 11, 2009

PLACERVILLE’S DAUGHTER, RHAPSIDION SNOW BREAKS 51-YEAR-OLD COURSE RECORD!
Rhapsidion Snow`s sensational performance in the Gr 2 B T C Anniversary Cup on Saturday which saw her eclipse the 51-year old mark, the longest standing record in the history of racing in Bangalore. more...
Sunday, February 8, 2009
ICEBREAKER TOO GOOD IN POONAWALLA DERBY
Icebreaker continued her amazing run of wins with a decisive win in the Gr.1, Poonawalla Bangalore Derby. more...
Sunday, February 8, 2009
CLASSERVILLE, QUEEN'S COLLECTION IMPRESSIVE IN VICTORY
A few good quality three-year olds were seen in action on Sunday. Classerville (ch.c. by Placerville ex Pleasure Hunt by Razeen) announced his arrival as a horse of immense potential by the gutsy manner in which he got up in time to get the better of Mystic Quest who is another noteworthy juvenile. more...