Allied Steelrode have been confirmed as the new sponsor of the Charity Mile. This important Grade 2 event, to be run over 1600m at Turffontein on Saturday 30 October, will be known as the Allied Steelrode – OnamissionMile.
On the back of this exciting new sponsorship, the stake of this year’s race has been increased from R400,000 to R800,000.
First entries for the Grade 2 Allied Steelrode – OnamissionMile close at 11am on Monday 18 October.
Allied Steelrode (Pty) Ltd, is a world class service centre, providing de-coiling, slitting, plasma cutting, rollforming and pressing, providing quality and precision steel products. The company boasts unparalleled turn around times and has always lead the way in new innovations and latest technologies.
“I’ve loved horseracing for as long as I can remember,” said Warne Rippon , Allied Steelrode Executive Director. “This feels like the fulfilment of a lifelong dream – combining my passion for the races and our business together.
“I think we’re on a winning streak.”
Arun Chadha, Allied Steelrode Group CEO added: “The synergy works for us with our business being about precision and quality, key components of the sport of horseracing. Both Warne and I believe in supporting initiatives that we are passionate about, and with this partnership we could bring business and passion together.
“We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship – the sponsorship of the Mile, is just the beginning.”