Pune, 23 September 2014: Starting with the fastest horses to the latest hats — there was oodles of razzle-dazzle at the 29th SA Poonawalla Multi-Million race in Pune on 21st September 2014. The thoroughbreds fly with the wind, the crowd roars in unison and, for several long seconds, everybody stops breathing. All eyes are on the favourites, the followers and the dark horse with the penchant to surprise — welcome to the SA Poonawalla Multi-Million in Pune.
The race, which was upgraded to Grade 2 from Grade 3 in 1990, meaning a race for horses up to three-years-old, has had some of the best dressed models and socialites watching from the sidelines. The Poonawalla ladies — Natasha and Michelle — lead the line-up with their well defined attire and accessories. Daksh Oberoi, Racing Manager and Co-Owner at Master Racing Pvt Ltd. also made his presence in royal black outfit.
Best 3 years old only horses of India participated in this lavish and classy race of the year, where Highlight was Horse “Royal Passion” the only fillie from North India to have qualified for this big race being a dark horse/underdog she surprised everyone with her stride by closing 2nd in race and betting the top 3 favourites of the race.
THE S. A. POONAWALA MULTI-MILLION was the highlight of the Pune weekend racing season…The thrill of galloping horses, the sight of pretty ladies. It has a long and distinguished history that is synonymous with world class horse racing action, magnificent horses and a tradition of some of the most talented horses fighting for Victory! The S.A. POONAWALLA MULTI MILLION racing event was filled with excitement and action.