United Spirits Limited (USL) announced the launch of the McDowell Signature Premier Indian Derby, with high stakes racing here on Thursday.
The event would be held at Mahalaxmi Race Course on February 2 and 3.
The racing event will witness the creme-de-la-creme of the city soak up in the fervor of the game.
It will feature a host of performances by various performers.
International makeup artist Scott Barnes, will create his signature look 'The Glow' on the Indian skin tone and showcase interesting makeovers.
This year, the owner of the winning horse will take home a prize money of Rs 2.50 crore.
Over 30,000 visitors are expected to attend the event.
Jockeys likely to take part: Richard Hughes - Hemisphere, Joseph O Brien - Montezuma, Colm O Donoghue - Shivalik Hero, Mr. Daniel Grant, Sylvester D'Souza - Ceasars Star.
Lead runners: An Acquired Taste, Shivalik Hero, Machaivellianism, Vijay's Pride, New World, Montezuma, Showin'off, Ceasar's Star, Wind Stream, Rodeo.