The stud

In his stable, he had two similarly built horses (we will call them Sun and Moon). Sun had won Group I races, while Moon, though a handsome black, was a laggard in Class V (lowest rated horses). Western India racing shifts to Poona in the monsoon. Moon was entered to run in a Class V race on a bright and lazy September afternoon. Neither pundits nor punters fancied Moon (previously, he had run five times and was nowhere on board, leave aside winning). Moon was quoted, in the bookmaker’s odds, at 15-1. An apprentice jockey was selected to ride Moon.......

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Berjis' stories are very well written. The words used make the story interesting as descriptions are so well worded. Unfortunately the names are not revealed, but some I can guess. Keep them coming Sir, we love to read.
- Marzban Ardeshir
- 30-Mar-2019