South African horse switchblade powered to glory at the 2018 Commander Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) feature race held at Borrowdale race course this afternoon.

Ridden by Deon Sampson, Switchblade claimed pole position ahead of The Catcher which was ridden by Nobert Takawira.

The feature race which was run over 1 200 metres had 4 runners with the winner walking away with $3 360.

At a ceremony held at the Steward Quarters at Borrowdale race course, Commander AFZ Air Marshal Elson Moyo was pleased with the progress made in the fundraising initiative.

Zimpapers Group Chief Executive Officer Pikirayi Deketeke who was the guest of honour outlined the importance of recognising the needs of the less privileged members of society.

Apart from the 7 races which were on offer, spectators were also treated to air displays, para jumps, and musical performances.