When the British royal family saw Maharaja Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla winning the Epsom Derby of England in 1934. Excerpts from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’

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

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’