Bangalore, 26 January 2015: Legacy Bangalore Winter Derby-2015 held at the Bangalore Turf Club today saw Bold Majesty winning the acclaimed race in what was truly a nail biting finish.
Owned by MAM Ramaswamy, this race horse and its proud owners took home a whooping prize money amounting to Rs 1.57 crores in this 40th edition of the city’s most loved racing and social event.
Legacy Bangalore Derby -2015 proved to be an action packed event, complete with high octane racing, runway fashion and glitz. The Bangalore Turf Club was resplendent with the presence of noted celebrities, socialites and people from different walks of life. Racing enthusiasts from different parts of the country converged at the city to witness the magic of the Derby. Legacy Bangalore Derby saw the participation of some of the best Indian and international jockeys. With a total of 9 races and trophies to be won, the day presented a whole mix of emotions for those who won well on their stakes and for those who lost on their bid.
Speaking at the occasion B.H. Krishnamurthy – Managing Director, Legacy Global Projects Pvt.Ltd. said “This Derby in Bangalore has always been an iconic event and we are proud to have partnered with the Bangalore Turf Club for the race this year. We have seen some splendid participation in all the races and watching these magnificent horses race has been an experience indeed. Our aim has been to make this race bigger and better in every sense this year. We are thrilled to see the euphoria and look forward to an exciting journey with this event.”
“Legacy Bangalore Derby-2015 has truly lived up to the spirit of racing. We witnessed the best of action; on track and off the turf as well. It has been an exciting event for us and I would like to appreciate the efforts of all those involved to make the Legacy Bangalore Derby -2015 a grand success. We value our association with the Legacy Group and look forward to more events in the future.”said Harimohan Naidu – Chairman, Bangalore Turf Club.
Designer clothes, statement pieces, spectacular hats; Legacy Bangalore Derby was a fashion extravaganza in its own sense with a grand display of couture. The title of the Best Dressed Man and Best Dressed Woman was awarded to Nicol Padival & Alok Sargod, who now win a couple sponsored two night stay each at Serai, Chikamangalur.