Index to Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’

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(‘A Maharaja’s Turf’ is a collector’s edition on the triumph of Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla in the Epsom Derby 1934, the only Indian owner ever to win the much-coveted blue riband of the turf as his Irish-bred horse Windsor Lad finished first on that damp afternoon of 6th June that year. The book has been written by the Maharaja’s grandson Indra Vikram Singh).

‘A MAHARAJA’S TURF’

by Indra Vikram Singh

Collector’s edition on the triumph of Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji

of Rajpipla in the Epsom Derby of England in 1934

Published in India by Sporting Links

ISBN 978-81-901668-3-6

Fully Illustrated

Hardcover 8.75 x 11.5 cm x 0.6 inches (landscape)

140 Pages

INDEX

Aga Khan, H.H. The : 6,7,9,11,18, 31, 41, 43,44, 60, 66, 72, 80, 107, 109, 131

Ahmedabad, Sultans of : 109

Akbar, Emperor :  109

Albert, H.R.H. Prince : 19

Alfred Smith & Son: 123

Archer, Fred : 76

Atherton, Ella :119

Athlone, Earl of : 49

Athlone, H.R.H. Princess Alice, Countess of : 49

Bailey, Sir Abe : 9, 24, 29

Baroda, Gaekwars of : 109,121,129

Barnet, W : 34

Bates, Derek : 125

Beary, M : 34

Bezart, G : 34

Bhavnagar, Rulers of : 113

Bismarck, Count Otto von : 2

Boswell, Mrs. (Gypsy Lee) : 6, 78-82, 107, 131

Boyd-Rochfort, Cecil : 8,9

Bulloch, Sir George : 11

Bunbury, Sir Charles : 2

Butt, Sir Alfred : 9,66

Butt, Frank : 9

Caldwell, J : 34

Carslake, Brownie : 7

Cayzer, Major Harold : 7

Coco Chanel : 119

Childs, Joe : 9, 34

Christodoulou, Athos : 119

Churchill, Sir Winston : 3

Cohn, Capt : 29

Connaught, H.R.H. Prince Arthur, Duke of : 19,20

Connor, Will (Lucky Bill) : 97

Crewe, Marquess of : 19, 39

Darling, Fred : 7, 21, 34, 66-68, 105, 130

Darling, Sam : 66

Dawson, RC : 9

Dennis, Gene : 78, 79

Derby, Earl of : 2, 7,38, 65, 96

Deschl, Ed : 124-126

Dewar, Lord : 21

Donoghue, Steve : 1, 7, 21, 22, 24, 26, 29, 34, 47, 48, 60, 76, 77, 89, 91, 92,  94, 105, 130, 131

Dorling & Gregory : 122

Douglas Stewart Ltd. : 16

Drummond, John (Hon. Des. RCA) : 117, 118, last page

Duller, George : 47, 72

Durham, Lord : 7, 21

Edward VII, H.M. King : 37, 66-68, 131

Egerton, The Hon. Tom : 7

Elizbeth, H.R.H. Princess : 19

Elizabether II, H.M. Queen : 3, 131

Elliott, C : 34

Evans, Major Edward B. : 127

Fitzgerald, Evelyn : 99

Forbes, Alexander Kinlock : 128

Fox, Freddie : 5,7, 34, 91, 96, 107

Frank, Sydney E. : 119

Fraser, Sir John Forster : 24, 43, 88, 97

Freeman, Sydney : 16

George II, H.M. King of Greece : 19, 31

George V, H.M. King : 19, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 44, 48, 55, 56, 58, 61-63, 66, 81, 82, 98, 109, 120, 131

Ghogha, Chief of : 109

Ghori, Muhammad : 127

Gilberg, Sir Walter : 39

Gilpin, P.P. : 72

Gilpin, Victor : 7

Glanely, Lord : 6-8, 12, 24, 27, 29, 38, 61, 62, 64, 65, 72, 81, 82, 86, 90, 92, 94, 96

Gloucester, H.R.H. Prince Henry : 19, 20, 23, 48

Gohadit (Guhil), Prince Muhideosur: 128

Gohil, Bappa Rawal (Kalbhoj) : 128

Gohil, Mokhdaji : 109

Gohil Rajputs : 1, 109

Gohil, Ranoji : 129

Gohil, Salivahan : 128

Gohil, Samarsinhji (later Maharana Arjunsinhji of Rajpipla) : 109

Gohil, Sejakji : 129

Gohil, Shakti Kumar : 128

Gooch, Capt. Richard : 66, 68

Good, Meyrick : 41, 81

Gray, Charles : 31

Gubbin, Mr. : 76

Guhil : 128

Guhilot : 128

Gwalior, H.H. The Maharaja of : 118

Gypsy Lee – see Mrs Boswell

Harold, King : 128

Harding, Warren, President of U.S.A. : 130

Harewood, Earl of : 19. 43, 48

Harvey, Len : 76, 78, 79

Haverback, Harrison D.S. : 126, 127

Heath, Capt P. : 26, 57

Herbert F. : 34

Hesse, H.R.H. Princess Augusta :19

Hesse, H.R.H. Prince & Princess Christian of : 19

Higg, Beryl : 33, 81

Higgins & Gage : 125, 127

Hogg, Capt T : 34, 67, 68, 83, 84, 88, 93, 95

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Horses :

Admiral Drake : 20, 21, 29, 34, 107

Alishah : 9, 11, 12, 15, 20, 21, 23, 25, 28, 34, 60, 107

Bach : 19

Badruddin : 9, 15, 20, 21, 34, 60, 107

Baron Munchausen : 20, 34

Beckhampton : 86, 89

Betty : 20

Black Watch : 70, 72

Blair Atholl : 62

Blanche : 5

Blandford : 4, 10, 27, 34, 37, 42, 43, 61, 62

Blenheim : 4, 43, 62

Blue Gown (Blew Gown) 78, 79, 81, 82

Bondsman : 9,11, 15, 20-22, 24, 29, 34, 87

Brantome : 4, 101

Bridges of Earn : 4

By George : 5, 34

Call Boy : 62, 63

Cameronian : 11, 96

Campanula : 4, 11

Captain Cuttle : 62

Chaucer : 34

Chittagong : 7

Cicero : 62

Colombo: 5-9, 12, 15, 20- 28, 32, 34, 37, 42, 44, 48, 52-57, 59, 60, 62-65, 68, 70, 72-75, 77-79, 81-100, 103, 107, 120, 131

Coronach : 9, 12, 62

Cotterston : 62

Cyllene : 62

Dark Legend : 34

Deceptive : 19

Diamond Jubilee : 67, 68

Diomed : 2

Donati’s Comet : 4

Doncaster : 62

Easton: 8, 15, 20, 23-29, 34, 37, 48, 52-54, 58, 60-61, 63, 64, 66, 73, 76, 85-88, 92, 94, 96, 98-100, 102, 120

Eclipse: 62

Embargo : 12, 105, 106, 130

Fairway : 12

False Point : 19

Felstead : 66,70,72

Flamenco : 83

Flanagan : 19

Fleetfoot : 20, 22, 24, 34, 37, 76, 87, 88, 90

Fleetwood: 95

Galtee More: 76, 77

Gay Crusader : 21

Hard Ridden : 72

High Flyer : 62

Hornsey Rise : 20, 34

Hurry On : 62

Hyperion : 7, 8, 12, 26, 29, 41, 62-64, 72, 77, 82, 96

Jeddah : 66-68

Lady Nairne : 34

Lemburg : 62

Lord Lyon : 62

Lo Zingaro : 10, 21

Mahmoud : 72

Manna : 12, 26, 34

Maytide : 19

Medieval Knight : 10-12, 15, 20-22, 24-26, 28, 29, 34, 37, 60, 74, 82-89, 91, 93-95, 131

Minoru : 62

On Top : 20, 34

Oriental : 6

Orlando : 62

Ormonde : 99

Orwell : 8, 12, 79, 87, 88

Palestine : 66

Panther, The : 12, 88

Papyrus : 7, 8, 62, 64

Patriot King : 20, 34

Perryman : 21, 34

Persimmon : 66-88

Phalarius : 34

Phaona : 34

Pinza : 36

Pont L’Eveque : 66

Pride of the Chilterns: 20, 34

Rathmore : 20, 21, 34

Resplendent : 4, 10, 61

Sceptre : 87

Scorpio : 118

Sirdar, The : 12

Sir Peter Teazle : 62

Solaris : 4, 12

Son-in-Law : 21

Spaniard : 19

Spion Kop : 99

Stockwell : 62

Sunbridge : 4, 5

Sunshot : 4

Surplice : 62

Swynford : 5

Tagalie : 62

Tiberius : 9, 12, 15, 20-22, 24-29, 34, 37, 60, 72-74, 76, 85, 90, 93, 95, 100, 107, 131

Touchstone : 62

Town Guard : 87

Trigo : 4, 43, 62

Tulyar : 66, 10

Umidwar : 6, 9, 11, 15, 20, 21, 31, 34, 81, 90, 107

Valerius : 9, 15, 20, 21, 25, 34

Waxy : 62

William IV : 79

Windsor Lad : 1, 4, 16, 20-32, 34, 37, 38, 40-43, 48, 50-60, 62, 63-71, 74-77, 79-88, 90-93, 95-107, 120, 130, 131

Zelina : 4

Zionist : 12

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Howard de Walden, Lord : 7

Imperial Cadet Corps. : 1

Jaipur, Sawai Mansingh II, H.H The Maharaja of : 114

Jethabhai, Rao Saheb Pitambarda 121

Joel, Jack : 9

Johnstone, William R. (Togo) 7, 23, 32, 34, 61, 82-96

Joshi, Arvind Kumar : 120

Kamlavati : 128

Kasandas, Rao Saheb : 121

Kent, H.R.H. Prince George, Duke of :19, 61

Khan, Prince Aly : 107

Khilji, Alauddin : 128

Kuhn, Ferdinand Jr : 18, 28, 56, 63, 98

Kothavala, Pheroze : 39

Lampton, George : 99

Larnach, James :66, 68

Leader, Col : 9

Lester, H.S.P :34

Little, Stephen : 119

Lloyd, Felix : 70

Lloyd, May : 70

Long, Capt. R.C. : 37, 43, 67

Lonsdale, Earl, : 17-19, 32, 39, 49, 85, 87, 107

Lowe, R : 126

Lyle, R.C.  31

Maker, Mrs. : 118

Marsh, Marcus : 1, 3-5, 10, 21, 31-33, 37, 47, 48,62, 65-70, 73, 100-102, 104, 107, 109, 118, 130, 131

Marsh, Mrs. M : 47

Marsh, Richard : 37, 66-68, 131

Mary, H.M. Queen : 19, 20, 31, 41, 43, 44, 49, 51, 56, 61, 62, 64, 65

Mary, H.R.H. Princess,

Mewar, Hamir Singh Sisodia, Rana of : 128

Merritt, W. : 97

Misa, V.P. : 34

Mitchell, C.B.E., R.J. : 119

Mollinsons : 13

Monkhouse, G.A. : 34

Monolulu, ‘Prince’ : 7

Morvi, Mohini Kunverba, former H.H.The Maharani of : 116

Nabha, Royal Family : 117

Nicholl, G.N. : 24, 34

Norfolk, Duke of : 7

Owen, Gary : 43

Oxford, Lady : 59, 99

Park, J.H. : 10

Padgham, David : 127

Pandya, Prashant : 120, 121

Parmar, Chokrana : 109

Parr, Major V.H. : 34

Pemberton, E.L. : 124

Pemberton, Wilson & Co. : 124

Peterson, Jack : 78,79

Piggott, Lester, O.B.E. : 118

Piggott, Susan : 118

Mewar, Pratap Singh, Maharana of : 128

Princess Royal: 19, 20, 61

Pushpavati, Queen : 128

Radiant Rose, The (boat) : 98

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Rajpipla royal family :

Arjunsinhji, Maharana of Rajpipla : 109, 129

Chandra Prabha, Princess (Kunwarani of Nabha) : 117

Chhatrasinhji, HH The Maharana of Rajpipla : 111, 129

Gambirsinhji, Maharana of Rajpipla : I, 111, 121, 123

Indrajeet Singhji, Maharajkumar : Dedication page, 6, 113

Indra Vikram Singh, Maharaj (Teddy) 119

Jaisinh K.S. : 116,117

Jeetsinhji, Maharana of Rajpipla 109,

Manvendra Singh, Yuvraj : 116

Mohini Kunverba, Princess (Maharani of Morvi) : 116

Phool Kunverba, Yuvrani (later H.H. The Maharani) of Rajpipla : 1

Pramod Singhji, Maharajkumar : 113, 117

Premila, Princess : 116 – 119

Prithvirajsinh, Major K.S. (Pinky) 13, 16

Raghubir Singh, formely H.H. The Maharaja of Rajpipla : 115, 117

Rajendra Singhji, Yuvraj (later H.H. The Maharaja of Rajpipla): 113

Rajsinh, Prince (Pippy) : 115, 119

Rukmani Devi, formely H.H. The Maharani of Rajpipla : 116

Verisalji I, Maharana of Rajpipla : 109

Verisal II, Maharana of Rajpipla : 111

Vijaysinhji, H.H. The Maharaja (Maharana) of Rajpipla K.C.S.I., M.B.E. : 1, 2, 4-14, 16, 18, 21, 24, 27, 31-34, 37-42, 44, 45, 47,49, 50, 58, 61-65, 67, 68, 70, 82, 88, 92, 96-98, 100-102, 105, 106, 108, 109, 111, 113-116, 120, 129, 130, 131

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Rana, Gen. Bahadur : 39

Ranas of Nepal: 128

Ranjitsinhji, K.S. (later H.H. The Jam Sahib of Nawanagar) : 41

Rathore : 128

Richards, Cliff : 34

Richards, Gordon : 7, 23, 28, 29,

34, 37, 53, 54, 60, 61, 76, 88, 94-97

Rothschild, James A de : 34

Rosebery, Earl of : 19, 38, 85, 87, 88

Rudd, Donald : 10, 97, 98

Savoy Hotel, The : 47, 48

Seth-Smith, Michael: 3, 100, 101

Shiladitya, King : 128

Shivaji, Chatrapati Maharaj : 128

Simpson, Wallis : 19

Singhjee, Ajeet : 123

Sirra : 13

Smirke, A : 72

Smirke, Charlie : 16, 21, 23-27, 29, 31, 32, 34, 37 42, 47, 48, 52, 54, 57, 61, 62, 66-69, 70-77, 88, 90-91, 94-96, 100-102, 104, 131

Smirke, Mrs.C : 47

Spink : 123

Stanley, Brig-Gen. The Hon. : 10.

Stanley Gibbons : 124

Strassburger, B : 34

Sullivan, Dan : 4, 34, 64, 101

Swaffer; Hannen : 29, 42, 73, 80,97

Sykes, Sir Frederick : 117

Taylor, J : 34

Tebay, Charlotte : 124

Thakker Spink : 123

Thomas, Lowell : 38

Tomkinson, Brig-Gen. ‘Mouse’ : 20, 41, 48, 104

Trafford, Lady de : 99

Trafford, Sir Humphrey de: 10, 107

Udaipur, Rulers of : 113

Ujjain, Vikramaditya, King of : 109

Valentia, Lord : 7

Victoria, H.M. Queen Empress : 1, 66

Voltera : Madame Leon : 8, 29, 34

Wagle, Hari B. : 121

Wales, H.R.H. Prince of : 48, 61, 66, 131

Wallace, Edgar : 16

Walls, Tom :7, 18

Wankaner : 1

Waugh, Dawson : 7

Wells L.D. : 34

Wignall, Trevor : 18,29, 31, 76, 91

William, The Conqueror : 128

William Fink Inc : 38

William IV, H.M. King : 79

Wilson, A.H : 124

Wilson, Sir Leslie : 117

Willingdon, Lady : 118

Willingdon, Lord : 117

Wood, Charles : 76

Woodward, William : 20, 34

Woolavington, Lord : 8, 21, 27, 28, 34, 45, 61, 64

Wootton, Stanley 67, 70, 72

Wragg, Arthur : 83

Wragg, Harry : 34, 92

York, H.R.H. Duchess of : 19, 20, 131

York; H.R.H. Duke of : 48, 61, 131

Zetland, Lord : 6, 10, 16, 81

(Author Indra Vikram Singh, Prince of Rajpipla and grandson of Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji, can be contacted on email teddy.rajpipla@gmail.com).

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