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|THE RIDE II - The Mongol Derby: Race Across the Steppe (TV) (On TV)|
|Start date & time||18:30, Sunday 06 May 2012|
|End date & time||19:00, Sunday 06 May 2012|
|Location||SABC3 [Google map]|
|Details||A SECOND SEASON FOR ‘THE RIDE’ FRANCHISE SEES SOUTH AFRICANS COMPETING IN THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST ENDURANCE RACE |
Cooked in Africa Films was in Mongolia last year to film the world’s longest horse race (Guinness World Records, 2010) as part of its’ second production for The Ride Series entitled “The Mongol Derby: Race Across the Steppe.”
Based on Genghis Khan\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s postal system of the 13th Century, the race covers 1000 km across the Mongol Steppe and saw South African equine adventurers; Barry Armitage and Joe Dawson compete against 23 accomplished riders from around the world for the 2011 Mongol Derby title. Fellow South Africans, Craig Egberink, Kevin Price-Moor and Paul Erskine also competed.