22-year-old rider Byeronie Epstein has won the world’s longest horse race.
The young Capetonian cantered away victorious from the gruelling 1,000km Mongol Derby horse race recently held in Mongolia.
Epstein completed the race in seven days, finishing in the best time ever.
I heard about the Mongol Derby four years ago and I was hooked. It became a huge pipe dream. When I graduated from UCT last year I decided that it was now or never.— Byeronie Epstein, winner of the Mongol Derby
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