Kunigal Stud Farm bred Rising Fame won the Karnataka
Trophy, a rich terms for three-year olds bred in
Karnataka on Saturday (March 18).
The three-year old gelding Rising Fame is by Burden of
Proof out of multi-classic winning mare Scaglietti.
The winner is owned by turf baron Dr M A M Ramaswamy
and trained by S Ganapathy.
Rising Fame was second demand as the son of Glory of Dancer was backed to the exclusion of his rivals. Though Rising Fame was sluggish at the start, he covered ground swiftly and had the first run on his rival. The leeway gained at the top of the straight
stood Rising Fame in good stead and though the
favourite devoured ground in the closing stages of the
race, the son of Burden of Proof lasted out to win
seven furlong race, in a thrilling finish.