Exciting equestrian action met glamour on Sunday afternoon as Bollywood stars descended on the Mahalaxmi racecourse for the mid-day Trophy. With the sun and winter chill deciding to sleep in, the pretty faces notched up hemlines and put on flashy hats and fascinators.
Sonam Kapoor and Randeep Hooda. Pics/Nimesh Dave, Satyajit Desai and Shadab Khan
The men sported snazzy suits with colourful ties and pocket squares adding to the dapper quotient. Racing enthusiasts, on the other hand, were seen poring over race cards and cheering their lungs out for their chosen horses.
Sonam Kapoor hands her coat to a member of her team
Sonam Kapoor and Randeep Hooda, amongst a host of other stars, were the main attraction of the event and handed the trophy to Speed King, owned by Chennai-based M Sudhakar Reddy and trained by ace jockey-turned-trainer Malesh Narredu.
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From left: Sachin Kalbag, editor, mid-day, Vikas Joshi, CEO and MD, mid-day Infomedia Ltd and Sonam Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor with Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
From left: Debina Bonnerjee, Gurmeet Choudhary, Ali Fazal and Sapna Pabbi
From left: Manasvi Mamgai, Delna Poonawala, Sapna Pabbi and Amy Jackson
Claudia Ciesla and Bhavesh Thakkar, head (marketing) of Prakash Jha productions
Rajiv Roda fixes Shibani Kashyap’s hat