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’

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.

Horses were the common interest in the friendship of Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla and Aga Khan III Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah

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’

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’.

Excerpts from ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’ ….. 25 – Chapter 16 : “My Three Derbys”