Starlile wins Rehoboth July Handicap

01 Jul 2019 17:20pm
WINDHOEK, 01 JUL (NAMPA) - Starlile from Okahandja Racing won the 2 200 metre (m) race in the thoroughbred category at the Rehoboth July Handicap held on Saturday.
The thoroughbred category was the main race of the event held at the Rehoboth Horse Racing Track.
Starlile, which also won the race last year, was followed by Warrior Poet of Seretse Olibile and Target Search from Kobos Racing in second and third place respectively.
In other races, Oro Negro from Kobus Racing continued to dominate the A Division 1000m after winning the same race in three different competitions consecutively.
Olibile’s Warrior Poet came second, followed by Attheroyal of Angermund Racing in third place.
In the other races, Salahudeen of Hendrik Engelbrecht scooped the Maiden 1000m division, while Thomas Jefferson of Junius Racing and Two To Tango from Okaondeka Racing took the second and third positions.
Two To Tango also went on to win the 1 600m race in the maiden division.
In Graduation 1 600m, Lady Yvonne from Diergaadt Racing came first, followed by Valyrian Steel from Kobus Racing in second place, while Professor Supporters Club’s Little Gypsy took the third position.
In D Division, Royal Fleece of Wouksie van Wyk took the first place, while Bohemia of Eamon Freygang and What Else of Mouton Racing came second and third places respectively.
On his part, Mannes Hendricks who is one of the managers of Okahandja Racing, said they are happy and satisfied with their horse Starlile’s performance.
“It’s an awesome feeling, we worked around the clock and we are looking forward to defend the Okahatjipara July title later in July,” added Hendricks.