Top honour for Sharat, Chouhan

Valahak, ridden by B Paswan and trained by Prithviraj, eased home to victory in the S Rangarajan Memorial Cup over 1400 metres, the feature event on the final day of races here on Saturday.

Sharat K with 32 victories and PS Chouhan with 48 wins were declared the best trainer and jockey, respectively, of the winter season.

In The Spotlight, which won the Indian Turf Invitation Cup, was declared the best horse while United Racing Bloodstock Breeders Ltd were adjudged the best individual owener.

1. Talakaveri Stakes (Div III) -- 1200M: Raphire (KR Swamy & S Inayathulla’s) Vivek 1; Will Star (Ashok Kumar) 2; Sensational Mover (B Sreekanth) 3; Ultimate Desire (Vinod Shinde) 4; Not run: Balance Of Nature; WB: 1-1/4, 1-3/4, 3L; T: 1:15.87; Tote: Rs 72w, Rs 20, Rs 29, Rs 21p; TB: Ganapathy; Fav: Sensational Mover; Fc: Rs 760; Q: Rs 583; SHP: Rs 122; Tri: Rs 2,989 and Rs 610.

2. Talakaveri Stakes (Div II) -- 1200M: Forthcoming (Faraz Arshad & Ritika Brar’s) I Chisty 1; Nocturnal Hunter (Vivek) 2; Rich Celebration (Vinod Shinde) 3; Whistlejacket (R Vaibhav) 4; Not run: Equine Lover and Loyal King; WB: 3, 1-1/2, Nk; T: 1:16.26; Tote: Rs 18w, Rs 10, Rs 54, Rs 42p; TB: Faraz Arshad; Fav: Equine Lover; Fc: Rs 532; Q: Rs 418; SHP: Rs 221; Tri: Rs 1,804 and Rs 1,160.

3. Manipal Stakes -- 1400M: Powergrid (K Santhosh Kumar’s) S John 1; Red Hot (R Vaibhav) 2; Harini (Milan) 3; Turf Fame (B Sreekanth) 4; Not run: Magic Wave and Blue Mala; WB: 4-1/4, 1-3/4, 1-1/2L; T: 1:30.45; Tote: Rs 57, Rs 17, Rs 21, Rs 23p; TB: Tharun T; Fav: Jigri Dost; Fc: Rs 471; Q: Rs 227; SHP: Rs 69; Tri: Rs 977 and Rs 567; Exp: Rs 4,890 and Rs 1,276.

4. Talakaveri Stakes (Div I) -- 1200M: Union Jack (Usman Faheed F & Mrs Shamina Arshad’s) I Chisty 1; Firelight (R Vaibhav) 2; Simply Stylish (Milan) 3; Abbas Dreams (S John) 4; WB: 4-3/4, 1-1/2, 1-3/4L; T: 1:15.30; Tote: Rs 32, Rs 14, Rs 16, Rs 13p; TB: Faraz Arshad; Fav: Simply Stylish; Fc: Rs 44; Q: Rs 26; SHP: Rs 40; Tri: Rs 90 and Rs 43.

5. S Rangarajan Memorial Cup -- 1400M: Valahak (Deepak Kumar Premnath’s) B Paswan 1; Spark Of Silver (Vivek) 2; Tomsk (S John) 3; One For The Money (G Adarsh) 4; WB: 2-1/4, 1-1/4, Long Nk; T: 1:26.11; Tote: Rs 77, Rs 24, Rs 40, Rs 14p; TB: I Ghatala; Fav: Gluteus Maximus; Fc: Rs 2,062; Q: Rs 694; SHP: Rs 139; Tri: Rs 2,645 and Rs 1,046.

6. Shravanabelagola Stakes (Div I) -- 1200M: Wild Nexus (N Chandrashekar Rai & Shailendra V Kamat’s) Vivek 1; Enduring Speed (Norrnabi) 2; Sweet Timer (I Chisty) 3; Shuddering (Appu) 4; Not run: Indian Bolt; WB: 3-1/4, 1/2, Nk; T: 1:15.04; Tote: Rs 46w, Rs 17, Rs 62, Rs 19p; TB: Prithviraj; Fav: Wild Nexus; Fc: Rs 528; Q: Rs 455; SHP: Rs 193; Tri: Rs 3,564 and Rs 1,091; Exp: Rs 1,07,677.

7. Bandipur Cup -- 1400M: Golden Viper (Mrs C Indira Medappa, CD Medappa, C Mahesh Medappa & Rajesh Narredu’s) DK Ashish 1; Fantabulous Star (I Chisty) 2; Yawar (R Koch) 3; Fantastic Strike (B Nayak) 4; WB: 1, 1/2, 4L; T: 1:27.98; Tote: 32w, Rs 16, Rs 14, Rs 32p; TB: D Byramji; Fav: Golden Viper; Fc: Rs 116; Q: Rs 80; SHP: RS 37; Tri: Rs and Rs 309; Exp: Rs 1,893 and Rs 612.

8. Shravanabelagola Stakes (Div II) -- 1200M: Ladzone (Anil Heeroji Lad & HR Channakeshava’s) I Chisty 1; Super Gold (Vivek) 2; The Senator (Chetan Kalay) 3; Corleone (Appu) 4; WB: 1-1/2, 1, 1-3/4L; T: 1:15.19; Tote: Rs 52w, Rs 22, Rs 18, Rs 171p; TB: Warren S; Fav: Another Voice; Fc: Rs 342; Q: Rs 102; SHP: Rs 58; Tri: Rs 5,360 and Rs 1,531; Exp: Rs 1,02,312 and Rs 8,770.
Jackpot: Rs 16,472 (33). Runner: Rs 1,013 (230). Mini-jackpot: Rs 493 (62). Treble: Rs 2,881 (10). Exp: Rs 1,02,312 (c/o).

Individual awards: Leading individual owner: United Racing & Bloodstock Breeders Ltd (stakes of Rs 1.23 crore).

Leading joint owners: Vikram Singh & Nirmal Singh (stakes of Rs 44.5 lakhs).
Champions trainer: Sharat K (32 wins).
Champion jockey: PS Chouhan (48 wins).
Champions Indian jockey claiming allowance: Anjar Alam (7 wins).
Leading stud farm: Kunigal Stud Farm (42 wins).
Leading bookmaker first enclosure: Ashwin Enterprises.
Leading bookmaler second enclosure: Ashwin Enterprises.
Leading tipster (Newspaper): Prajavani (108 wins).
Leading tipster (Race Card Publisher): Bol (102 wins).
Champions Horse: In The Spotlight (stakes Rs 63 lakh).
Horses of the season: Smile All The Way (won 5 races).

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