Mongolian Derby: Australian Olympian Ed Fernon wins world’s toughest horse race …

“A young Australian Olympian has won the longest and toughest horse race in the world.

Twenty-nine-year-old Ed Fernon conquered the gruelling Mongolian Derby, crossing the finish line with South African Barry Armitage in equal first after a nail-biting race to the finish.

The 2017 race saw 12 men and 24 women from nine countries riding 1,000 kilometres across Mongolia on semi-wild horses.”

“The Mongolian Derby, a 1,000 kilometre trek through the rugged terrain of the Mongolian Steppes, is the toughest horse race in the world — and an Aussie Olympian has just won it.”

Please visit source: Mongolian Derby: Australian Olympian Ed Fernon wins world’s toughest horse race – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


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