by Suman Gupta
Mumbai: Race to the city’s most eagerly anticipated equestrian event, the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby, Mumbai 2018 was kicked off. Mr. Prashant Patwardhan, General Manager, Marketing, United Breweries Ltd and, Mr. Khushroo Dhunjibhoy, Chairman of the RWITC flagged off the third edition of the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby, Mumbai setting the stage for equestrians and racing enthusiasts. This year the Derby is set to enthral audiences at the Iconic Mahalakshmi Race course February 04, 2018, with the Pre-celebrations on February 02-03, 2018. The 3 days event will also see art installations, music acts, scrumptious food, performances by Brazilian Samba dancers, and a live concert experience with superstar performances by Prathichee Mohapatra and Raftaar.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Prashant Patwardhan, General Manager, Marketing, United Breweries Limited said, “We are proud to be associated with the Indian Derby and this extremely exciting event. Rightly billed as 2 most exciting minutes in sports, Derby is also a spectacular party which embodies brilliant mix of tradition and modernity, racing and celebration, fun and fashion, music, dance and food in an electrifying atmosphere. There is no other arena or event that can provide such a unique and thrilling experience.
Derby isn’t just horses and jockeys. It is More Than A Race. As custodian of Kingfisher Ultra whose consumers are always seeking extra ordinary experience, Derby provides us the perfect platform to provide that unique and memorable experience to our audience. Our endeavour is to make it the coolest party in the town and with that goal we are providing 3 days of non-stop excitement and colour including live entertainment with best of DJ’s, music launch of film Dasdev, fashion, gaming, food and Ultra experience.”
Undoubtedly it will be fun, exciting, unexpected, carefree, fashionable and a little bit fabulous. Truly More Than A Race. This year the emperor of Good times has raised the stakes and brings a racing event like never before, with the best entertainment a weekend can offer. As always, the year’s most awaited event is high on fashion, sport and entertainment.
Catch the Derby on Sunday, January o4, 2018
At the Royal Western India Turf Club, Mahalakshmi Nagar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400034,