Sempe Akwashongtse pledge To Support Horse Racing

The Sempe Muslim Akwashongtse, Nii Adotey Odaawulu has pledged to sponsor Horse Racing in the country. The gesture is to prevent the sports from collapsing. The pledge was made at the end of the 4-day Homowo meeting to mark this year’s Homowo Festival.  As the special guest of honor, the Akwashongtse 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 solely on horse racing but take education seriously and try to be self-employed. 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. Nii Adotey Odaawulu 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 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 distinguish patronage of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana.

Source: Faisal Mustapha