Mumbai's Mahalakshmi Race Course is one of the finest in the world. The racing season is between November and February.Traditionally run on the first Sunday of February, the Indian Derby is attended by many of the city's glitterati. The race is known as the 'Crown Jewel of the Triple Crown'. It is restricted to four year old horses, both colts and fillies.
The event is supported by McDowell and Company of Dr. Vijay Mallya who also owns one of India's leading stables.