Takudzwa Chitsiga Sports Reporter
BORRODALE Park will witness the first feature race of the 2018-19 racing season when the 1000 meters Airforce of Zimbabwe Borrowdale Sprint roars into life this afternoon.
The Bridget Stidolph yard have a strong hand with Coachella, Super Good and Life Is Good and they will be complimented by Flanders and Road To Dubai.
Here are the runners:
COACHELLA is a five-year-old gelding by Alado (GB) and has won six races and been placed five times from 14 starts.
SUPER GOOD – 6-year-old gelding by Announce out of a Dynasty mare. Seven wins and 20 places from 33 starts. Trained by Bridget Stidolph – Brendon McNaughton rides – Drawn 2 – 60 kgs.
LIFE IS GOOD – 5-year-old gelding by Var (USA) out of a Smarty Jones (USA) mare. Six wins. Trained by Bridget Stidolph – Deon Sampson rides – Drawn 5 – 58.5 kgs.
KINGSTON PASSAGE – is a 3-time winner and placed 3 times from 9 starts – all over 1000m. Mostly at Kenilworth. Last start 16 June, unplaced. 5 year-old gelding by Western Winter (USA) out of a Horse Chestnut mare. First race in Harare. Trained by Kirk Swanson – Sherman Brown rides – Drawn 6 – 57 kgs.
FLANDERS – four-year-old gelding by Gimmethegreenlight (AUS) out of a Captain Al mare. Six wins and 5 places from 13 starts. Trained by Bridget Stidolph – Nikki Sibanda rides – Drawn 1 – 52 kgs.
ROAD TO DUBAI – Seven-year-old gelding by The Sheik. Nine wins from 1100 to 1300m. The last time he carried 52 kgs was in November 2015 when he won over 1200m beating Gentle Brook. Trained by Kirk Swanson – Morgan Nyamagwete rides – Drawn 3 – 52 kgs.