Comments on ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’, coffee-table book by Indra Vikram Singh on the triumph of Maharaja of Rajpipla in the Epsom Derby 1934

A collector’s edition by Indra Vikram Singh on the triumph of his grandfather Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla in the Epsom Derby 1934.

This is what two of the most famous personalities in horse racing have to say about ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’ :

A most enjoyable and interesting book, which tells the story of the huge success in European racing of the Maharaja of Rajpipla at a time when he, and several other Indian princes, ranked high on the owners lists.”        …..Lester Piggott, OBE, now 76 years old, one of the greatest jockeys ever, with 4,493 career wins including nine Epsom Derby victories.

Intriguing, most interesting, it brought back lots of memories.”                         …..Sir Peter O’Sullivan, aged 93, often described as ‘the voice of racing’, ‘the most famous commentator of the 20th century’ and ‘the true voice of the sport’.

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