The event of Indian Derby Weekend owns the credit of being one of the biggest events on the Mumbai social calendar. The event is fun packed sporting one which goes for a weekend’s time attracting around 25,000 people.
There are many attractions to this event other than only the horse racing, like international aerial ballet, professional salsa dancing, and live bands playing tributes to The Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Cliff Richard.
The Indian Derby weekend packs in unmatched grandeur with fashion, entertainment and sport on a mammoth scale.
The weekend event is held at Mahalaxmi Racecourse in Mumbai. The first event held in 1943 and has been continuously organized every year.
The Indian Derby in Mumbai offers the richest prize purse ever of Rupees 10 million rupees with over six million rupees.
Derby Weekend 2010:
The Indian derby in Mumbai organizes the popular horse race on one of the weekends in the month of February every year. The Derby Weekend will feature an extravaganza of horse racing over the weekend, along with the assortment of leisure and entertainment activities. In the year 2010, Indian Derby weekend will be observed on 20- 21 Feb.