Articles tagged 'yer maan'

Recap: How Yer-Maan won 2015 Castle Tankard 11 April 2016 HARARE - The 2015 Castle Tankard horse race will always be remembered for how the South African-trained Yer-Maan defied odds to win Africa's oldest sponsored thoroughbred race at Borrowdale Race Course on May 4. With five horses tipped ahead of the seven-year-old gelding, son of Jam Alley, not...
Riddle going for Tripple Crown 8 June 2015 HARARE - The oldest jockey in Saturday's OK Grand Challenge Grade 2 race proved that like wine he is getting better with age and now hopes to cap off a fairy tale season by bagging the Triple Crown. Thirty-eight-year old champion jockey Quinton Riddle steered Yer-Maan to victory during the 27 ...
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...
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...
Riddle savours Tankard win 21 May 2015 HARARE - Veteran jockey Quinton Riddle, who broke his ribs earlier in the season, felt a sense of sentimental relief after he helped Yer-maan gallop to victory at the 53rd Castle Tankard at Borrowdale Race Park on Saturday. The South African trained six-year-old gelding was against the odds ha...
Yer-maan clinches Castle Tankard 17 May 2015 HARARE - South African trained Yer-maan broke the hearts of many after a galloping all the way to clinch the 53rd running of the Castle Tankard horse race here yesterday. With five horses tipped ahead of it and carrying a big weight in 59,5 kilograms on its shoulders, not many gave the six-yea...