Mahalakshmi Racecourse is a racing ground in Mumbai, situated in the Mahalaxmi area. The oval shaped ground is very popular amongst the elite class of Bombay, who come here to watch horse races and bet on the magnificent creatures. The horse racing season of the Mahalakshmi Racecourse starts in the month of November and lasts till February. The Derby is organized every year on the first Sunday of February and is attended by the many of the city's glitterati.
The thoroughbreds can be seen in the Derby, being cheered by their
wealthy owners. On this day, one can catch a glimpse of the most
happening people in the Mumbai city, right from the mighty
industrialists to the stars of India's silver screen. The ground of
Mahalakshmi Race Course is on lease from the Bombay Municipal
Corporation. It is presently under the management of the Turf Club. One
of the major attractions of the racecourse is Gallops
It is a restaurant frequented by people belonging to affluent families
of Mumbai. The interiors of the restaurant have been given a rustic
look, which reminds one of the British Era. The cuisine served there
comprises of both Punjabi as well as Western dishes. The liquor served
there includes both Indian and imported brands. When in Bombay, make
sure to visit the Mahalakshmi Racecourse, especially if you want to have
a glimpse of the city's high and mighty.