The immediate aftermath of the victory of Maharaja Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla in the Epsom Derby 1934. Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’

A familiar face on the English racecourses for over a dozen years already, extremely popular with the racing crowds and well-liked by friends and acquaintances alike, the ever-smiling and amiable Maharaja, generous to a fault, drew rousing cheers from the multitude estimated to be anywhere between a quarter and a half million that exhilarating afternoon …

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Chasing a dream. Prelude to Epsom Derby win of Maharaja Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla. Excerpts from Indra Vikram Singh’s book, ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’

Indra Vadan Singh…..tea expert and scion of the Rajpipla royal family

Remembering Maharaja Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla on his 131st birth anniversary. Sagacious ruler and connoisseur of the finer things in life