HORSE RACING: Lesley jockeys Compadre to victory

HORSE RACING: Lesley jockeys Compadre to victory

Compadre, jockeyed by Lesley Sercombe won The World Heritage Sites Handicap run over 900m at the Ngong Race Course Nairobi on Sunday.

James Muhindi aboad Pharaoh's Advocate (L, Pink) racing to catch up with South African Francois Herholdt (R) jockeying Free Wheel during Kenya Derby

Compadre, jockeyed by Lesley Sercombe won The World Heritage Sites Handicap run over 900m at the Ngong Race Course Nairobi on Sunday.

The South African breed colt trained by Pasty Sercombe crossed the line in 56 seconds only needed to take home his maiden top honors.

Compadre beat three other two-year old South African breeds all trained by P. Sercombe. Compadre was receptive and gave in to all of Lesley’s asking to yield the honours. Comic Star steered by Patrick Mungai came in second, one and three quarters lengths.

Kalola rode by Richard Kibet was third, one and a half lengths behind Comic Star. Coming in a distant fourth was Cashing In navigated by Joseph Lokorian finishing three lengths after Kolola.

Henry Muya-jockeyed by Go Pro galloped across the line in 1.43.3 to win the Thimlich Ohinga Site Handicap for three-year olds ran over 1,600m. Go Pro had to overcome stiff competition from Fire Fighter mounted by Kibet to defeat gelding by half a length.

Jockey Peter Kiarie, riding Oliver Mutua-trained Zimbabwean breed Mashushla took the third position, a length after Fire Fighter. Crixus, steered by James Muhindi had to be contented with last spot one and a quarter lengths behind Mashushla.

Other Results:

The Seven Furlong SM Spenser Tryon Trophy,1,400m

Harbour Bay

El Mundo

Navy Seal

Bulawayo

The Mijikenda Kaya Forests Maiden, 1,800m

Captanne

Choc Chip

Supreme Rock

Miss Zuri

The Fort Jesus Handicap, 1,600m

La Cha Cha

April’s Song

Pepper Wood

Rising Dragon

The Lake Turkana National Park Handicap, 1,200m

Gold Pot

Shaman

Quickfire

Romeo Foxtrot

The Tankard Trophy, 2,400m

White Dragon

Clothes Horse

Pharao’s Advocate

King Of Oxte

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