Horse racing: Denzaro wins Pakistan Derby 2013
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Horse racing: Denzaro wins Pakistan Derby 2013
KARACHI: Race favourite Denzaro won the biggest race of the year, the Pakistan Derby 2013 yesterday, at the Lahore Race Course.
Denzaro, ridden by Amir Pervez, won the coveted prize of half a million rupees for its owner Gul Zareen Khan at the oldest and the most prestigious horse racing event in the country.
The Pakistan Derby main race takes place with four-year-old colts that run the 2400metre course. Earlier, it was reported that many horse owners had withdrew from the main race due to the presence of Denzaro, Rakse Hawa and Hidden Pearl’s and their winning record.
While Denzaro impressed the spectators, Rakse Hawa with rider A Raza secured the second place, whereas Hidden Pearl ridden by Mohammad Hanif clinched third.
Meanwhile, 12 races were held on the Derby Day with John Cena winning the first one outrunning 11 other horses in the 1,000m race.
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