RACE FACTS

The Northern Star - Northern New South Wales Rural Weekly - - NEWS -

❚ It’s con­sid­ered the long­est and tough­est horse race in the world.

❚ The win­ner nor­mally crosses the race on day seven, most rid­ers on day eight or nine.

❚ The course recre­ates a horse mes­sen­ger method de­vel­oped by Ghengis Khan in 1224.

❚ The race track changes slightly each year.

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