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OK Grand Challenge kicks off 12 April 2018 HARARE - The annual OK Grand Challenge Promotion, which is kicking off nationwide today and ending on June 1, will be bigger and better than last year, the retail organisation's chief executive officer Alex Siyavora has said. Siyavora, who was officially launching the popular promotion at Borr...
All set for OK Grand Challenge 23 May 2017 HARARE - A total of 14 horses have been confirmed for this year's OK Grand Challenge main race during yesterday's final acceptance ceremony held at Borrowdale Race Course. Comanche Brave headlines a list of runners for this Grade 2 race which will be run over 1 800m at Borrowdale Race Course o...
Daffi's Call wins OK Grand Challenge 5 June 2016 HARARE - South Africa-bred horse Duffi's Call claimed the 28th edition of the OK Grand Challenge here yesterday prompting the connections to walk away $28 000 richer. Jockey Brendon McNaughton seized the opportunity in the last 100 metres to steer the filly into first place after jumping out f...
Ammara, Winky D to light OK Grand Challenge 3 June 2016 HARARE - A star-studded cast is set to share the stage at Borrowdale Racecourse tomorrow at the annual OK Grand Challenge. The artistes include Winky D, Judgement Yard and the Mukoko hit makers Tytan and Ammara Brown. Winky D manager Jonathan Banda told the Daily News that big organisations...
OK Grand Challenge promotion begins 14 April 2016 HARARE - The 28th edition of OK Grand Challenge promotion gets underway in Zimbabwe today with this year's event aiming to reward thousands of the country's biggest retailing giant customers. This year's promotion runs from today until June 4, when the promotion culminates in the Ok Grand Chal...
Yer-Maan wins Grand Challenge 8 June 2015 HARARE - Graystone Stud bred Yer-Maan lived up to pre-race expectations after producing a top ride to land the 2015 OK Grand Challenge main race over 1 800m here yesterday. With champion jockey Quinton Riddle holding the straps the six-year-old gelding rediscovered the form that saw him win th...
Derere seeks to conquer 8 June 2015 HARARE – Kevin Derere hopes to become the first black-Zimbabwean jockey to win the OK Grand Challenge since Nkululelo Sibanda rode Century Star to victory in 2008. Derere will lead Thriller In Manila into the starting gate for the 27th edition of the OK Grand Challenge that will be run over 1 ...
Terzi hopeful of Grand Challenge honours 3 June 2015 HARARE - With four runners in Saturday's OK Grand Challenge Grande2 race at Borrowdale Race Park, Gokhan Terzi is hoping for a good outing for his stable. Super Trouper, Merhaba, Rock The Country and Got A Hold On Me will be representing Terzi's yard in the big race with a purse of $40 000 and...
Riddle confident of Grand Challenge win 2 June 2015 HARARE - Veteran jockey Quinton Riddle believes dark horses have surprised many in the last 26 editions of the OK Grand Challenge and reckons this year's race may not be an exception. Riddle will be part of several top rated jockeys that will line up their horses at Borrowdale Race Park starti...
Yer-maan guns for OK Grand Challenge 28 May 2015 HARARE - Yer-maan will attempt to win the double when he teams-up again with jockey Quinton Riddle for the 27th running of the OK Grand Challenge early next month. The South African-trained horse, who won the Castle Tankard earlier this month, was among the 14 horses accepted yesterday to take...
Equina is Queen of the double 9 June 2014 HARARE - Not many bookmakers made four-year-old filly Equina their favourite to win the OK Grand Challenge on Saturday ahead of 17 other top rated horses. After all, her win in the Castle Tankard last month, that made her the first young female horse in 16 years to win Africa’s oldest race, ha...
Will Coltrane carry the day? 7 June 2014 HARARE - All eyes will be on top rated Argentinean gelding Coltrane during today’s $40 000 Ok Grand Challenge main race at Borrowdale Race Park. Although Coltrane enters the race with a merit rating of 99, the highest of all the 18 runners, the draw might be a sticking point for the horse. ...
Super Trouper has great shot - Terzi 31 May 2014 HARARE - Trainer Gokhan Terzi is pinning hopes on Super Trouper to win the OK Grand Challenge grade two race at Borrowadale Race Park next weekend. The gelding, with a merit rating of 84, is one of the three runners Terzi is saddling for the $40 000 race and Brendon McNaughton will be holding ...
Coltrane tipped for OK Grand Challenge 28 May 2014 HARARE - Coltrane, with a merit rating of 99, will enter the 26th edition of the OK Grand Challenge Race as the favourite to win after the 18 runners were confirmed at yesterday’s final acceptance ceremony. The grade one race with a total purse of $40 000 will be staged at the Borrowdale Race ...
From ICU to podium finish 9 June 2013 HARARE - The OK GRAND Challenge main race winner Ginepri s recent feat is not only special because it carried a $24 000 cash prize. But it carried a sentimental victory for the horse s trainer Sebastian D Aquino, who almost lost his life barely two months ago. D Aquino sustained life threatening ...
Ginepri storms to Grand Challenge win 9 June 2013 HARARE - Ginepri won the $40 000 OK Grand Challenge main race after a strong ride from Francois Herholdt Saturday at the Borrowdale Race Park. It was second time lucky for Ginepri, who came in second place at last month s Castle Tankard behind A King is Born. The Argentinean bred horse however ca...