Charity Mile 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
On 4 November 2017 Turfontein played host to Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile, one of the most popular horse races in Gauteng. Thanks to an amazing second place finish by the Sean Tarry-trained race horse, Social Order, Fortune Kunene After Care Centre of Vosloorus collected R100 000. The Charity Mile, annually brings 16 celebrities and 16 top-class race horses together for the benefit of 16 worthy institutions.
The big winner on the day was Kevin Lerena of Fourways, with his winning horse Hat Puntano after winning R150 000 for his chosen charity, Animal Anti-Cruelty League.
Publically representing Fortune Kunene and the horse was actress, singer and performer, Rami Chuene (middle) of Fourways who is pictured here after the race at the cheque handover ceremony with Peermont Human Resources Executive, Fihliwe Nkomo (left) of Bryanston, Peermont Hospitality Executive, Dave Milne (right) of Benoni and Linda Radebe and Milton Maruping of the school. (Photograph by Yolanda van der Stoep).
Bob Yearham of Benoni with some of the celebrities who supported the Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile at Turffontein Racecourse on Saturday afternoon, November 4, DJ Alex Caige of Dainfern, comedian Chris Forrest of Randburg, SuperSport presenter Neil Andrews of Lonehill and SuperSport analyst and former Springbok wing, Breyton Paulse of Kuilsrivier in the Cape. The Charity Mile, one of Gauteng's premier horse racing events, annually brings 16 well-known personalities together with 16 top-class race horses for the benefit of 16 charities. (Photograph by Yolanda van der Stoep)