In addition to saddling the winner of the Ipi Tombe Stakes at Borrowdale on Sunday, the Bridget Stidolph yard sent out another three winners.

First up was the unraced three-year-old Var (USA) gelding, Gemcutter, with Brendon McNaughton on board.  He left a 1200m Maiden Plate field for dead, finishing 5.50 lengths clear of Clash City Rocker.

Gemcutter is owned by Ashley Dixon, Scott Buchan, Neil Evans, Gary Carter, Merlyn Chant, Ryan Sherwood and Paula Lewis. He was bred by Varsfontein Stud.

One for the Notebook? 

The 1200m MR 75 Handicap was won by Collen Storey’s mount, Coastal Torrent. By Great Britain (GB), the four-year-old has now won four races.  

He is owned by Messrs S H Murray, C Davenport, K. Hatendi, Duncan Jones, G M Littleford, G Martell, H D Parbhoo, C M Rambo, P C Rugg, D C Samuels and S W Shutt.  Ascot Stud (Pty) Ltd are the breeders.

It’s A True Story came right in the last race of the day, a MR 55 Handicap run over 1100m. Devin Habib was riding for Bridget and the AP Answer (USA) gelding is owned by Adrian Nydam and Amy Bronkhorst.

Bred by Clifton Stud, It’s A True Story has now won six races. Congratulations everyone.

The next Borrowdale Park race meeting is on Sunday, March 10, 2019, and features the Zimbabwe Guineas.

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