Nikki Sibanda

His first race at Borrowdale Racecourse was on 3 November 2007 riding Elvis The King in the Merit Rated 58 Handicap.

Despite not winning that race a young Nikki won his first race at Borrowdale Racecourse that same day winning ib Maiden Plate with Spinola.

Zimbabwe horse racing season ended on Friday with a nine race card. Out of the nine races veteran jockey Nikki Sibanda won five races.

His first win was in the 1200m Merit Rated 80 Handicap with Wljdaan followed a clean win in the 1800m Allowance Plate under Gokhan Terzi yard horse Mr Greenlight.

Sibanda went on to win the first feature 1260m Mashonaland Turf Club Sable Flyers with White Winter. Then came another win in the 1450m Pro Bar Breeders Sprint with Fareeq.

His last win was in the Dean’s Catering MR 75 Handicap over 2700m with Zambezi Rapids winning the race by seven length.

During the previous horse racing meeting on 16 August Nikki Sibanda won four races. Meaning in two consecutive horse racing meeting the veteran jockey has won 9 races. Arguably becoming the first jockey to ride 9 wins in two consecutive meetings at Borrowdale Racecourse.


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