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Seventh grader jockey's horse wins race in Kurigram

  • Published at 09:16 pm December 28th, 2017
Seventh grader jockey's horse wins race in Kurigram
A seventh grader girl has become the winning rider of a three-day traditional horse racing, held in Phulbari upazila of Kurigram. Taslima's buckskin became the winner in the final round of the three-day competition on Thursday. A total of 35 horses from different northern districts took part in the racing, arranged at a vast expanse of recently harvested paddy fields in Kutichandrakhana village of the upazila.
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  The horse racing was part of a three-day winter fair, held at the village on Tuesday-Thursday. Taslima was awarded a cow as the first prize while the 1st runner-up a goat and the 2nd runner-up a mobile phone handset. Freedom fighter Dr Hamidul Haque handed over the prizes to the winners.