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Six in the running for Equus Horse of the Year

horse news 2 months ago

Debate has started on which horse will be named Equus Horse of the Year for the 2019-20 season – with lobbying for the likes of Hawwaam, One World, Belgarion, Got the Greenlight, Summer Pudding and Katak.


08 Aug 2020
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Six in the running for Equus Horse of the Year

Picture for illustration purposes. A field of horses and jockeys during a race. Picture: iStock

It won’t be an easy choice for the judges, who have yet to be appointed in a coronavirus twilight world. All prominent candidates have pros and cons in their 12-month records. One of these candidates can be scratched from the line-up already. As much as Katak has his ardent Cape Town supporters after a Kenilworth Winter Series clean sweep, he hasn’t won at the top level yet. Got the Greenlight was the Equus Two-Year-Old Champion in 2018-19 and looks a shoo-in for the Three-Year-Old gong this time, having annexed both the SA Classic at Turffontein and the Daily News 2000...

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