Mumbai, 25th January 2024 – The city of Mumbai is abuzz with anticipation as the historic Mahalakshmi Racecourse prepares to host the centennial HPSL Indian Derby. This prestigious equestrian event, set for February 4, 2024, marks a significant chapter in India’s horse racing legacy, promising an experience that goes beyond the conventional race.
The Horse Power Sports League (HPSL) steps in as the title sponsor this year, infusing the event with renewed vigor and a celebratory spirit. “The HPSL Indian Derby (Grade 1) is not just a race; it’s an immersive experience that blends sports, entertainment, leisure, and community building,” remarks Mr. Suresh Paladugu of HPSL, highlighting the event’s multifaceted appeal.
Organized by the Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) Ltd, the Derby Weekend, spanning February 3rd and 4th, 2024, is set to be a cultural fiesta. The Bombai Parade’s Flea Market will be a major attraction, featuring an array of food pop-ups, merchandise stalls, cocktail bars, and live music, creating a festive atmosphere.
The crescendo of excitement peaks on Derby Day, February 4th, where attendees can participate in a Lucky Draw with a chance to win up to Rs 10 Lakhs. The process is simple: fill out a form at the entrance and drop it into the lucky draw boxes. Moreover, the event boasts a bumper Jackpot, adding almost Rs 50 Lakhs to the prize pool, bringing the total to an impressive 1 Crore.
The HPSL Indian Derby 2024 is more than just a sporting event; it’s a celebration of history, culture, and community spirit, set against the backdrop of one of Mumbai’s most iconic venues. As the city gears up for this spectacular event, the anticipation is palpable, promising an unforgettable experience for all who attend.
Credits : MIA