Royal Western India Turf Club Limited is a premier racing club based at Mumbai
The Mumbai racing season spans from mid November to end of April every year with racing mostly on Thursdays and Sundays. The Mumbai racing track at Mahalaxmi hosts the contest while the racing track at Pune conducts the races during monsoons (July to October), when it will be pouring in Mumbai.
Apart from Mumbai and Pune, RWITC also organises races at Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mysore, Ooty and Delhi. The racing is telecasted live to other racing centers on closed circuit TV. Away from racing, the club also runs a restaurant at Mumbai. The Club at Pune has a Club House with residential, catering and other facilities.
Members of RWITC are drawn from the various facets of society. Guests of a valid member are also permitted in to the member's enclosure. A member of RWITC gets reciprocal rights to visit any other race club in India and are eligible for entry at most race courses in the world. Members are also entitled to use the three lawns at Mahalaxmi Race Course for hosting marriage functions, parties and product launches. Amateur Riders' Club is nearby.
Mahalaxmi Railway Station is the nearest local railhead.