Description: Mahalakshmi Race Course, Mumbai, India. It is a replica of the Melbourne Racecourse. The racecourse is a horse racing track, oval in shape with a 2400 m straight chute, spread over approx. 225 acres of open land in the heart of Mumbai city. It was created out of a marshy land known as Mahalakshmi Flats. Built in 1883 and modelled on the Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, it is spread over on 225 acres of land facing the sea or originally donated by Sir Cusrow N Wadia, today it is on lease from the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to Royal Western India Turf Club which runs the racecourse, and the Grandstand of the course is a designated heritage structure.