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Jim Gibbs a man for all seasons

  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018
  • Brian de Lore
Respin caps a big weekend for Jim and Ann Gibbs with a narrow victory in the NZB Insurance Stakes at Riccarton.

Respin caps a big weekend for Jim and Ann Gibbs with a narrow victory in the NZB Insurance Stakes at Riccarton.

When everything you’ve done in racing has been a resounding success, it’s fair to assume there’s something more to it than luck. Hall of Famer Jim Gibbs, NZOM, is an inherently modest man and while he mostly tells you about all the luck he’s had in a long career you just know the X-factor is part of his make-up. Gibbsy, as he is affectionately known by all his racing mates, has had a departmentalised life and career in racing that’s as busy today for the risin…
 

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