Amrita Sher-Gil’s painting of Windsor Lad, the Epsom Derby 1934 winning horse of Maharaja Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla

Half a million cheered “Good old Pip” and the King hailed the triumphant Prince. Epilogue to 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

Brilliant ride by jockey Charlie Smirke in the Epsom Derby 1934 win of Windsor Lad owned by Maharaja Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla. Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’

Knowledge, self-belief, perseverance and passion enabled Maharaja Shri Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla to claim a hat-trick of Derbys over a decade and a half. Read in his own words.