The running of last Sunday’s Group 1 Raffles Cup (1600m) saw the triumph of a great champion in Debt Collector, but it was also a good occasion to revive the wonderful memories of past greats, and none had earned more popular acclaim than Flax easily winning the then 1800m-long feature for South African owners Dennis and Gael Evans in 2012.

Flax enjoying life in Zimbabwe


The running of last Sunday’s Group 1 Raffles Cup (1600m) saw the triumph of a great champion in Debt Collector, but it was also a good occasion to revive the wonderful memories of past greats