Fiji Time: 10:23 PM on Saturday 1 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Horse race carnival

Zanzeer Singh
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

ABOUT 60 horses will grace the Aviva race course next week for the Sabeto Valley Horse Races.

A total of 12 races will be run making it one of the biggest carnivals in recent years.

The Aviva race course track is 1000metres which is the minimum international standard.

The track bend radius is 265m which is more than the minimum requirement of 135m.

Race organiser Livai Tora said they expected horses from Sigatoka Valley, Cuvu, Uciwai, Nadi, Sabeto, Ba, Tavua and Rakiraki to participate.

Tora said the longest race would be 2000m.

"It will be a carnival atmosphere," he said.

"This will be the biggest race of the year. We are expecting more than 60 horses from the Western Division.

"There will be attractive prizes. The track is of international standard and can accommodate a total of seven horses during each race."

The Sabeto Valley Horse Races will be held in Wailoko, Nadi on Saturday week. Alcoholic beverages and food will be on sale. Other entertainment will also be provided.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64940.6304
JPY 50.608347.6083
GBP 0.37960.3716
EUR 0.44010.4281
NZD 0.68800.6550
AUD 0.65010.6251
USD 0.49600.4790

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 30th September 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 7s rep in custody
  2. Fiji sevens player charged for assault
  3. 7s coach selection
  4. Survivor finds hope amid fear
  5. FLP hits out at suspension
  6. City fights off swarms of termites
  7. Businessman awaits police report
  8. Work on $30 million project progresses well
  9. Termites in the city
  10. NFP ready to resolve nation's ills

Top Stories this Week

  1. Dire straits Thursday (29 Sep)
  2. Carjack case on to High Court Friday (30 Sep)
  3. Rugby death Tuesday (27 Sep)
  4. Rawaca out Sunday (25 Sep)
  5. Private jets attract attention at Nadi Airport Sunday (25 Sep)
  6. Three Cavuilati, 6 Olympians in Fiji 7s squad Sunday (25 Sep)
  7. Police investigate rugby 7s organiser Monday (26 Sep)
  8. Rawaca boosts program Monday (26 Sep)
  9. Judge convicts pastor in rape trial Monday (26 Sep)
  10. Judoka dies Thursday (29 Sep)