One of the countryâ€™s biggest horse race, the Castle Tankard is back on the cards following a US$85 000 sponsorship.After a 3-year absence, Zimbabweâ€™s pinnacle event on the horse racing calendar the Castle tankard is back.
An excited horse racing fraternity on Friday morning converged at the Borrowdale Race Course to witness the launch of the 49th edition of the Castle Tankard with Delta Beverages Marketing Manager, Maxwell Karombo, expressing pleasure in unveiling the prestigious horse racing event.
Mashonaland Turf Club Chairman, Mike Van Blek thanked Delta for returning to the horseracing scene.
Africaâ€™s oldest sponsored and prestigious horse race the Castle Tankard will be the feature race on the 21st of May.
US$50 000 will be at stake in the feature race which will be run over 2000 metres.
7 other races which will be sponsored to the tune of US$35 000 are also on the cards.