Indian Oaks

Oisin Murphy Adds Indian Classic to Roll of Honour

Oisin Murphy continued his red-hot streak of success around the world with a first trip to Mumbai yielding a victory in the  Indian 1000 Guineas aboard heavy favourite Jendayi (Ind) (Gleneagles {Ire}). The same connections scored a race prior in the R J Kolah Trophy with Chamonix (Ind) (Dunaden {Fr}), landing Murphy and Jendayi's conditioner Pesi Shroff the double. The jockey follows a similar path Richard Hughes enjoyed in riding a Classic winner for the decorated local trainer, who lays claim to the remarkable achievement of winning both the Indian...

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Indian-Bred Filly First SW for Calumet Farm's Musketier

Juliette (Ind) (Musketier {Ger}) produced a telling burst of speed in the final furlong and carried visiting Irish jockey Colm O'Donoghue to a barnstorming victory in Saturday's $55,138 Indian Oaks at Mumbai as the 4-1 favorite. In scoring by a widening 5 3/4-length margin in the race restricted to 4-year-old fillies, the bay became the first black-type winner for her sire, who stands at Brad Kelley's Calumet Farm a stone's throw from Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington. Settled midfield and racing without cover down the backside of the course, Juliette advanced...

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