Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Australia: History created at state champs

TATimes.com.au - Full Article

By Jeff Hanson - December 6, 2020

Liz Moir made the long trip to Tumut from Wauchope to compete at the NSW Endurance Riding Association (NSWERA) State Championships over the weekend, and in-turn created history, helping Baribo to overall line honours in the 160km event.

What makes the win extra special is that Baribo is a thoroughbred that is by King of Prussia, out of Torriva and though he won all of $500 as a racehorse, with two lasts and a second last from three starts, he did compete in a Group 3 event at Flemington.

Far from the world of group and listed thoroughbred racing, Baribo has now completed thousands of kilometres as an endurance competitor and is the first thoroughbred to be crowned the NSW State Champion.

“There has never been another thoroughbred with their name on the cup,” Moir said...

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