Mumbai Horse Racing
Mumbai Derby, which is held on first Sunday of February, is the biggest horse racing event in Mumbai’s annual horse racing calendar. On this day Mahalaxmi race course stadium is completely full and entire atmosphere is charged up, as fans desperately vie for their favorite horse to win the race.This event also receives huge glamour quotient as it is attended by the who’s who of Mumbai’s social glitterati and receives wide coverage by the media too.
The Mahalaxmi Race Course, which is permanent & official home of Mumbai’s annual horse racing event, is itself one of the finest horse racing tracks in entire Asia. The testimony of Mahalaxmi race course’s superior infrastructure is vindicated by the fact that no less than Queen of England & King of Saudi Arabia have been honorable guest to this annual event and have showered rich praises & tributes to this event.
The entire Management of Mahalaxmi Race Course & the annual horse racing event is managed by Royal Western India Turf Club LTD (RWITC). RWITC is one of the oldest and today is one of the best horse racing clubs of India.
All in all, the annual Mumbai horse racing event is one of the most sought after event of Mumbai’s annual sporting calendar. Although it may not attract hordes of fans like much beloved sports like cricket does, but nonetheless has its own charm and certainly takes immense pride in being one of the premium horse racing events of the country.
Interiors of Tote on the Turf