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The Public’s Favourite, Arul JH Wins The Champion Apprentice Jockey Title Again

I have been riding horses since I was a child, and rode as a work rider at the Turf club and have jointly owned race horses with my family.

Champion Apprentice Jockey Arul JH Passes Another Milestone In His Career

Two time Champion Apprentice Jockey Title winner, Jockey Arul JH has had an exciting season, as he earned the title of Champion Apprentice 2021-2022. He’s currently the leading apprentice jockey and the only one to complete 22 winners amongst his peers at the Bangalore Turf Club Ltd

Arul JH wins the The Shanti Falls Plate (Div-2) on Galactical

Arul JH wins the The Shanti Falls Plate (Div-2) on Galactical

His Second Champion Apprentice Jockey Title

Jockey Arul JH received the title of Champion Apprentice Jockey at the Bangalore Winter Meeting 2021-2022 after having previously won the same title last year. His performance during this year showed improved focus and tact as he handled each ride with the maturity and expertise of a jockey beyond his years.


Arul JH started the Bangalore Winter Meeting with a double on Marco Polo and Almanach, setting Almanach up for a hatrick with another winner. His other notable winners came from Silverita and Galactical trained by Arjun Mangalorkar, Limited Source trained by K Pradeep Annaiah.

Pictured above from left to right are Champion Apprentice Jockey Arul JH, Akshay Kumar, Chaduranga Kanthraj Urs, and trainer Arjun Mangalorkar

Pictured above from left to right are Champion Apprentice Jockey Arul JH, Akshay Kumar, Chaduranga Kanthraj Urs, and trainer Arjun Mangalorkar

Champion Apprentice Jockey Arul Completes His 10th and 20th Winner On The Same Horse

Jockey Arul JH completed his 20th winner on Rule of Engagement on 18th December. It was a special moment for him as he recounted on his blog post since she also gave him his 10th winner that earned his whip. Since he’s completed his 20th winner he now has a 2 kg allowance to forge ahead into the next season.


Arul JH Wins The Shanti Falls Plate On Galactical

Champion Apprentice Jockey Arul JH Records A Double On Almanach and Silverita

With racing spectators strongly fancying Almanach, Arul JH lead this smart last winner to the finish line to win the Dabbe Falls Plate. The in-form winner Almanach produced his best in the hand’s of Arul JH.

Champion Apprentice Jockey Arul JH Makes A Stunning Return To The Saddle

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Mitsuro Has His Maiden Win With Jockey Arul JH

Jockey Arul JH recovered from an injury that left him out of the saddle for two months. Arul rode Mitsuro to his maiden victory in his first race after a 2 month rest. His victory set him a class apart and proves he isn’t a form jockey.

Arul JH Is Awarded The Champion Apprentice Jockey Title

On the last day of the Bangalore Winter Meeting 2021-2022, the Chairman and Senior Steward of BTC awarded Jockey Arul JH the Champion Apprentice Jockey trophy.

The Chairman and Senior Steward of BTC Mr K Uday Eshwaran presents the Champion Apprentice Jockey trophy to Arul JH

The Chairman and Senior Steward of BTC Mr K Uday Eshwaran presents the Champion Apprentice Jockey trophy to Arul JH

In a brilliant mark of sportsmanship Arul also presented the award for the Champion Jockey Trophy (Div-1) to the winning owners, trainer and jockey.

Champion Apprentice Jockey Arul JH presents the Trophy for the Champion Jockey (Div-1) race to owners Rajan Aggarwal and Gautam Aggarwal.

Champion Apprentice Jockey Arul JH presents the Trophy for the Champion Jockey (Div-1) race to owners Rajan Aggarwal and Gautam Aggarwal.

Arul JH congratulating Suraj Narredu for winning the Champion Jockey Trophy (Div-1) on Promise Kept

Arul JH congratulating Suraj Narredu for winning the Champion Jockey Trophy (Div-1) on Promise Kept

Racing Highlights Of The Bangalore Winter Meeting 2021-2022

During the closing ceremony of the Bangalore Winter Meeting, the title of the Horse Of The Season went to the Soverign Orb, trained by Sulaiman S Attaollahi and Owned by Mr Zavaray S Poonawalla & Mrs Behroze Z Poonawalla rep. Poonawalla Racing & Breeding Pvt Ltd, Mr Prabhakar Reddy, Chaduranga Kanthraj Urs and Mr Rama Seshu Eyunni.


The title of Champion Horse went to Zuccarelli, trained by P Shroff and owned by Mr K N Dhunjibhoy and Mr Z K Dhunjibhoy rep. Five Stars Shipping Co Pvt Ltd, Mr DR Thacker rep. DT Racing & Breeders LLP, Mr Mukul Sonawala & Mr A S Narielwalla.

The Champion Trainer title went to Arjun Mangalorkar, the leading jockey was Akshay Kumar with the most winners this year, while the title of Leading Stud Farm went to Dashmesh Stud Farm.


With that, the Bangalore Winter Meeting 2021-2022 came to a close but leaves us full of promise for the next season. Jockey Arul JH is brimming with potential and we are all looking forward to his performance this summer season 2022 as he rides at other centers.

© 2022 Donna Wright

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