Sitra glitters in Byerly Turk Million – The Hindu

Sitara, piloted by Suraj Narredu, claimed the Byerly Turk Million, the chief event of the races here on Monday (Jan. 14). The winner is the property of M/s. Stride Livestock Pvt. Ltd., M/s. Chetan Shantilal Shah & Mohan Chattaram. Deshmukh trains the winner.

1. ARISTOCRAT PLATE (1,200m), (Cat. II), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): ESTEVA (Akshay Kumar) 1, Blazer (Kuldeep Singh) 2, Mehrzad (Ashhad Asbar) 3 and Red River (Koushik) 4. 2-3/4, nk. and nk. 1m, 13.04s. ₹8 (w), 5, 7 and 9 (p), SHP: 16, FP: 26, Q: 19, Tla: 133. Favourite: Esteva. Owners: Mr. Marthand Singh Mahindra, Mrs. Rina Mahindra & Mr. P. Prabhakar Reddy. Trainer: Deshmukh.

2. STORM TROOPER PLATE (Div. I), (1,400m), 5-y-o & over, rated upto 30 (Cat. III): ALL STAR GENERAL (Kuldeep Singh) 1, Symbol Of Star’s (P. Trevor) 2, Semira (Akshay Kumar) 3 and Rose Petal (G. Naresh) 4. 1, 1/2 and shd. 1m, 28.21s. ₹45 (w), 11, 7 and 6 (p), SHP: 17, FP: 238, Q: 114, Tla: 513. Favourite: Symbol Of Star’s. Owners: M/s. K. Venkat Reddy, Chalapathi Rao Parimi & Sreerama Suresh. Trainer: Satyanarayana.

3. SUNNY BLOSSOM PLATE (Div. I), (1,200m), 5-y-o & over, rated 42 to 62 (Cat. II): ROYAL GREEN (Gaurav Singh) 1, Royal Dynamite (I. Chisty) 2, Astra (Surya Prakash) 3 and Rose Eternal (Gopal Singh) 4. 2-1/2, hd and 1-1/4. 1m, 11.93s. ₹48 (w), 15, 12 and 11 (p), SHP: 37, FP: 788, Q: 417, Tla: 3,774. Favourite: Desert Moon. Owner: Mr. M. Majid Ali Khan. Trainer: Ravinder Singh.

4. RAJA SITHARAM BHUPAL OF DOMAKONDA SAMSTHANAM MEMORIAL CUP (Div. I), (1,200m), rated 58 to 78 (Cat. II): AROGONDA PRINCESS (Tanwar) 1, Mr. Baahubali (Surya Prakash) 2, Indian Dreams (Kuldeep Singh) 3 and Warrior Supreme (Akshay Kumar) 4. Not run: La Romance. 1/2, nk and 1-1/4. 1m, 12.06s. ₹13 (w), 7, 5 and 9 (p), SHP: 23, FP: 57, Q: 24, Tla: 248. Favourite: Aragonda Princess. Owners: Dr. Pratap C. Reddy, Mr. K. Ramcharan Tej & Mrs. Upasana Kamineni. Trainer: Laxman Singh.

5. RAJA SITHARAM BHUPAL OF DOMAKONDA SAMSTHANAM MEMORIAL CUP (Div. II), (1,200m), rated 58 to 78 (Cat. II): NEWPORT (P. Trevor) 1, Palace On Wheels (Suraj Narredu) 2, Champion Bull (A. Sandesh) 3 and Ashka Ashka Ashka (Afroz Khan) 4. Hd, 1 and nk. 1m, 11.56s. ₹32 (w), 9, 6 and 7 (p), SHP: 17, FP: 90, Q: 40, Tla: 268. Favourite: Palace On Wheels. Owners: M/s. Manjri Horse Breeders’ Farm Pvt.Ltd. Rep. by Mr. & Mrs. Shapoor P. Mistry. Trainer: Deshmukh.

6. ROSES IN BLOOM CUP (1,400m), 4-y-o & over, rated 26 to 46 (Cat. III): LOCKHART (Sai Kumar) 1, Darshish (Ashhad Asbar) 2, His Excellency (Akshay Kumar) 3 and Vashishta (Afroz Khan) 4. 1/2, 1 and 3/4. 1m, 26.73s. ₹37 (w), 8, 12 and 7 (p), SHP: 35, FP: 381, Q: 260, Tla: 1,006. Favourite: His Excellency. Owners: Mr. T. Rakesh Reddy & Mrs. Nirupama Chodagam. Trainer: CVGK. Kishore.

7. BYERLY TURK MILLION (1,200m), fillies 3-y-o only (Terms): SITARA (Suraj Narredu) 1, Cape Kidnappers (Akshay Kumar) 2, Swansea (Kuldeep Singh) 3 and Giethord (I. Chisty) 4. 1, nose and 1-1/2. 1m, 11.79s. ₹10 (w), 6, 6 and 8 (p), SHP: 16, FP: 36, Q: 20, Tla: 191. Favourite: Sitara. Owners: M/s. Stride Livestock Pvt.Ltd., M/s. Chetan Shantilal Shah & Mohan Chattaram. Trainer: Deshmukh. Note: After the Stewards enquiry Roll Call (A. Sandesh) was declared a non starter.

8. STORM TROOPER PLATE (Div. II), (1,400m), 5-y-o & over, rated upto 30 (Cat. III): INVASION (Md. Ismail) 1, King David (Jitendra Singh) 2, Gangadhar (Kuldeep Singh) 3 and Sisco (Akshay Kumar) 4. Nose, 2-1/2 and 3/4. 1m, 29.13s. ₹66 (w), 14, 8 and 8 (p), SHP: 24, FP: 447, Q: 224, Tla: 3,921. Favourite: Sisco. Owner: Mr. Abhimanyu Vinod Sigtia. Trainer: Faisal Hassan.

Jackpot: ₹52,045 (eight tkts.), runner-up: 1,394 (128 tkts.), Tr (i): 3,654 (15 tkts.), (ii): 6,235 (seven tkts.), (iii): 972 (133 tkts.).