Winners of Race #11 Announced!

Alain al'Meerquit (On behalf of ibn and Yasmine al'Asifa)

UP: Sonoma

    The Eleventh race of the second season ofBritain horse races was held last night to wonderful success, after a fortnighthiatus.

Four heats of racers competed for the purse, and a chance to advance to thefinals.

Heat #1 was won by Crixia, heat #2 was taken by Ceryx Cybium, Heat #3 wascaptured by Gordon, and Ibram Gaunt conquered the final heat.

Lining up for the final race of the night, the heat winners were eager andfocused. Race-by-race they ran, and it was apparent they were evenly matched.Each rider took a single race, treating the amassed crowd to a rare four-waywinner-take-all final bout.

When the signal to "GO!" was heard, all four riders were like lightingon the track, but when the dust settled only one could take the prize: IbramGaunt of 1st.

Ibram took home the purse of ten thousand gold crowns, and the chance toparticipate in the season finals.

Each season consists of thirty-six weekly races, with the finals being heldamong the weekly winners thereafter.

Previous winners include:
Week #1: Doolittle
Week #2: Last Target of IKK
Week #3: Lord Mrykul of =8=
Week #4: Kiana Thesan of -B-
Week #5: Louie of CPG
Week #6: Alicia Slate of -B-
Week #7: Drizzt of KRV
Week #8: Elise Antero of AoL
Week #9: Guruk of WG
Week #10: Dark Elf of KRT

The races are held every Wednesday evening at 9 PST, at the Britain race tracks.To find the tracks, proceed west from the Cat's Lair Tavern, past the Warrior'sGuild, into the farms. The fenced off field off of this path is the site of therace. I am present there at all times to answer your questions about the rules.

May the Creator watch over you, and may the wind be at your backs.

From the Town Cryer - The Journal of Ultima Online, Thursday, July 27th 2000