Roberta wins The Hindustan Times Palate Fest Indian Oaks Trophy at the Royal Western India Turf Club
The Hindustan Times Palate Fest made its debut in Mumbai on Sunday 20th January 2019 at The Royal Western India Turf Club where a large crowd gathered to watch the fillies race to win the coveted The Hindustan Times Palate Fest Indian Oaks Trophy. Jockey P. Trevor rode the WINNER, Roberta owned by Mr. & Mrs. Vijay B. Shirke, Mr. Keki D. Mehta & Mr. Dara K. Mehta rep. Darashaw Bloodstock Pvt Ltd & Mr. & Mrs. K. N. Dhunjibhoy rep. Five Stars Shipping Co, trained by P. Shroff to triumph.
Introduced to India back in 1943, The Indian Oaks is run only by 4 year old thoroughbred fillies. The inaugural running of this race was won by Same Again. In the year 1965, Rose Royal won the Indian Fillies Triple Crown i.e. 1000 Guineas, Oaks and The Derby and 10 years later, Lady Madonna set the largest winning margin.
The race day witnessed great success as the crowd was seen cheering for the fillies.
Making its first appearance in Mumbai the Hindustan Times Palate Fest curated an extremely compelling experience for the people of Mumbai. The fest offered a tantalizing range of food from leading names in the culinary space. The fest also brought the country’s finest chefs, Master Chef India’s winner- Ripu Daman Handa, Nishant Choubey, Harpal Singh Sokhi and Aditi Govitrikar, a culinary chef and a psychologist embellished the event.
Additionally, the renowned and talented Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra also joined us to share her expertise on health, fitness and her love for food.