MADRAS RACES : 6 JANUARY 2022

Madras Race. 6th January 2022.

A Card of 9 Events. First Race starts at 01.00 PM.

Race 1. The Miss Showoff Handicap. 1600 M
MOONLIGHT NIGHT (2)
PROPAHLADY(3)

Race 2. The Ellersile Handicap. 1200M
RIGHT MOVE(3)
ALEXANDER (8)

Race 3. The Ravello Handicap. 1100M
AIR MARSHALL (4)
WILLOWS(2)

Race 4. The Angelo Handicap. 1400M
SPEED AIR(1)
DESPACITO(11)

Race 5. The Smt. Gayatri Devi Memorial Cup.1100 M
ONCE YOU GO BACK (2)
AUGUSTA (6)

Race 6. The P T Rajan Memorial Cup. 1400M
NIGHT HUNT (4)

Race 7. The South Indian 1000 Guineas Gr 2. 1600 M
ALLAMANDA (2)
CHASHNI (5)

Race 8. The Deepak Khaitan Memorial Guindy Gold Cup
1600M
PRICELESS GOLD (6)
AUTOMATIC (4).

Race 9. The Daydreamer Handicap. 1200M
OUI SAUVAGE (9)
OSCARS THUNDER (5)

Gamble Responsibly.
Sunil Thomas.

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SUBTLE HEART RENDERING COMEDY, SUFFICIENTLY DRAMATIC, GRIPPING CHAOS AND BITTERSWEET HUMOUR; A HIGH END COCKTAIL OF SCINTILLATING ENSEMBLE CAST AND CHARACTERS, WRITER- DIRECTOR CHIDAMBARAM ENDURES ALL STORMS TO DELIVER A WINNER

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SATIRE DRIVEN, NON-MELODRAMATIC, FOCUSED, AND METICULOUSLY SCRIPTED; THIS MOVIE IS A WINNER THROUGH AND THROUGH!

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