Mahratta Greyhound is rare breed, unknown outside his native province of Maharashtra, is best described as resembling the smooth-coated Saluki, for he gives the impression of enduring speed coupled with active strength. Standing only 21 in. at the shoulder, the Mahratta is, however, slightly smaller than the Saluki. The Mahratta is a compact sighthound, well-muscled, deep-chested, and strong-backed. The common color pattern consists of dark blue and tan.