2016/17 FEATURES – NOVEMBER 19 – DECEMBER 17

 R6 La Carmelita edited

FLASHBACK 2016/17: CHAMPION FILLIES STAKES

The Ideal World (USA) filly, La Carmelita, recorded her first win at Borrowdale Park in the 2016 Champion Fillies Stakes,when Ladies First, Betula Uber and Belle Epoque followed her across the line. The winner was trained by Bridget Stidolph and Fanie Chambers was in the irons. The 2017 Champion Fillies Stakes will be run at Borrowdale on Sunday, November 19.

2016 HRIB Road To Dubai de Melo

FLASHBACK: 2016/17 HRIB GOLD CUP

Road To Dubai (above) won the prestigious HRIB Gold Cup for the second year in succession. In 2016 Newton Power, Sheik’s Brashee and Comanche Brave also finished in the money. Road To Dubai is trained by Swanson Racing and Keagan de Melo had the winning ride. The 2017 HRIB Gold Cup will be run on Saturday, December 2.

Wylde Style Tote Free Evert Pheiffer Jameson Run Haga Haga Devil In Command

FLASHBACK: 2016/17 TOTE FREE HANDICAP
Former Champion two-year-old Wylde Style (above) continued on her winning ways when beating Jameson Run, Haga Haga and Devil In Command to the wire in the 2016 Tote Free Handicap run over 1600m. Wylde Style is owned and trained by Amy Bronkhorst and Evert Pheiffer had the ride in the Tote Free. This event will take place this season on HRIB day, December 2.

windigo simons zim clallenge 18 Dec Newton Power La Carmelita

FLASHBACK: 2016/17 ZIMBABWE CHALLENGE
On December 18, 2016, Windigo (above) won the 1400m Zimbabwe Challenge in a close finish with Newton Power, followed by La Carmelita and Flax. The Windrush gelding is trained by Kirk Swanson and Randall Manuel Simons was riding. The 2017/18 Zimbabwe Challenge will take place on Sunday, December 17.

At present Borrowdale Park is closed for its annual racing break.  The first race meeting of the 2017/18 racing season will take place on Saturday, September 9.

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