Fillies Guineas German Race Day
Fast Five (SAF) rode by Lesley Sercombe took the day at the 2nd Gillies Guineas German Race Day organized by the German Business Association in Kenya and sponsored by AHK. Lesly and Fast Five took home the cup for winning the 5th Race, also the race of the day, dubbed The Fillies Guineas. The event attracted other sponsors namely DT Dobie, Alibhai Shariff, Sixt and KHS each sponsoring a race.
There were 6 other races including the first and second AHK Races won by Macushla rode by J.Lokorian and Korowe rode by J. Muhindi respectively. The third race dubbed The DT Dobie Race was won by Peligroso rode by P.Kiarie. while Gold Pot rode by P. Mungai took the Alibhai Sharif Chilli Cup. Finally, Trade Secret rode by J.Muhindi took home the win for the Sixt Race while Piece of Cake rode by Lesley Sercombe again took the KHS Race.
The event, which attracted hundreds of individuals, families and corporates doubled up as an exciting day or horse racing and a networking opportunity for new relationships and opportunities to be born. We were graced by the presence of the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Kenya, Mrs. Annett Gunther, who presented Ms. Sercombe with the winning cup for the race of the day. Also in attendance was the Deputy Ambassador and Head of Economic Affairs at the German Embassy in Kenya, Mr. Michael Derus, German Business Association Chairlady Danniela Pleitz and AHK Country Director Maren Diale-Schellshcmidt.