Horse number six, Peggson, was the winner at the Castle Tankard at the Borrowdale racecourse on Saturday. Peggson was ridden by local jockey Brendan McNaugthon and trained by Bridget Stildolph.
The winning team took to RTGS$100,000 prize. Castle Tankard is one of the highest paying sports competitions in Zimbabwe and the biggest horse racing event in the country.
Said jockey Brendan McNaugthon after the victory:
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I am thrilled to have won the biggest race
Gary Shutt, who leads the consortium of 9 that owns Peggson, said:
Would like to pay tribute to my partners, sponsors and MTC for the wonderful contribution to keep this industry thriving.
Castle Tankard is and has been sponsored by Delta for decades now.