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13.10.2021 Sports News

Sempe Akwashongtse pledge to support horse racing

By Muhammed Faisal Mustapha || Contributor
Sempe Akwashongtse pledge to support horse racing
LISTEN OCT 13, 2021

The Sempe Muslim Akwashongtse, Nii Adotey Odaawulu has pledged to sponsor Horse Racing in the country.

The gesture is to prevent the sports discipline from collapsing.

The Sempe Muslim Akwashongtse made the pledge at the just ended 4-day Homowo meeting to mark this year's Homowo.

The Akwashongtse who was the special guest of honour presented a trophy to Adu Annor Jacob, from Saddle Ridders Stable of Osu who was the winner of the race.

He used the occasion to advise the youth to be more proactive and not only concentrate on horse racing but take education serious.

He called on corporate institutions and individuals to also support horse racing in the country as it is also part of sports disciplines in the country.

He urged the organizers of the meeting to extend its events to attract corporate institutions^ support and expressed his appreciation to the organizers for making him the special guest of honor for the occasion.

Precious Girl owned by Alhaji Shariff Jamal Baba and Joker by Adu Annor Jacob from Saddle Riders Stable at Osu stunned the race with superlative performance winning the day in a style.

The race which was watched by prominent personalities including; Nii Ayaafio Tetteh I the GaDangbe Youth Association President and a host of others was organized by Accra Turf Club in conjunction with Horse Racing Association Ghana and Spartan Racing. It was keenly contested by over ten classic horses in Accra.

The 4-day Homowo meeting was held on October 9, 2021 at Borteman. It was under the distinguished patronage of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana.

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