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Zimbabwe Champion Trainer 2021/22

In addition to the Spey Bridge Awards, there were other presentations at Borrowdale Park on Thursday evening. Bridget Stidolph was Zimbabwe’s Champion Trainer during the 2021/22 season. Congratulations Bridget! ZIMBABWE CHAMPION JOCKEY 2021/22 Congratulations Teaque Travis Gould! You had to do a great deal of travelling to achieve this. ZIMBABWE CHAMPION APPRENTICE 2021/22 Great stuff … Continue reading

2021/22 Spey Bridge Awards

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2021/22 Spey Bridge Awards! The presentations were made at a function at Borrowdale Park yesterday evening – very well organised and a good time was had by all. Champion Filly – CALL THE WIND Champion Sprinter – WHAT A DANDY Champion Older Horse – TRUE BEAUTY Special Award … Continue reading

Racing Now On Sunday

The Mashonaland Turf Club has advised that the race meeting scheduled for Saturday 3rd December has been moved to Sunday 4 December 2022.

Gavin Is Back

Gavin Macleod is well known at Borrowdale Park – and he should be. An excellent photographer, owner of Equine Carriers, and for many years a successful trainer.  He removed that last hat a while back, but the good news is that Gavin has taken out his licence again and has a horse nominated for Saturday’s … Continue reading

Merit Ratings – Handle With Care

Keeping track of merit ratings is horribly fascinating, I find, and usually ends in some sort of rant – before I am shot down in flames for not considering weight-for-age, race conditions, and so forth. This explains my excitement when spotting a recent article In Sporting Post which began: “The NHA Handicapping Panel is cautioning … Continue reading

Who Will Stay This Trip?

The Round Table Pinnacle Plate (90) will be run over 2700m at Borrowdale Park this week – and the field includes three former winners of the 2400m Zimbabwe Derby (GR3), the third leg of Zimbabwe’s Triple Crown. For a change, there has been some welcome rain about, but hopefully any deluge will hold off until … Continue reading

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