Centenary of State Hospital built by Maharaja Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla, and his win in the first Indian Derby

The quest of Maharaja Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla to win the blue riband of the turf. Excerpts from the opening chapter of Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’

A Maharaja’s Turf: Collector’s edition on the triumph of Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla in the Epsom Derby of England in 1934