At this prestigious course, fortunes have been won and lost, right since its institution in 1777, and it has seen a lot of history in the making. The oldest club in India - Madras Race Club.

Some of the illustrious visitors over the last two centuries include His Excellency, The President of India in 1976, King Don Alfonso of Spain, The Earl and Countess of Derby, His Royal Highness and The Prince of Wales (the Late Duke of Windsor). The most celebrated King of the Horse-racing turf in India - Dr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy is the Chairman of the Race Club.