Billyboy Ramahlele heard the riot before he saw it.
And then, in 1997, one year after the riot Billyboy Ramahlele witnessed, something new appeared in the photo: two flags from the age of white supremacy in South Africa--one from the old Afrikaner republic and one from the apartheid state that followed it.
Billyboy Ramahlele recounted his feelings of joy: "Whenever there was a soccer match [in Bloemfontein], I would take a van full of black and white people," he reminisced, smiling happily.
The February 1996 campus battle that Billyboy Ramahele witnessed was a turning point.
Master Billyboy, backed down to 4-1 from a morning price of 16-1, successfully landed the gamble for Sarah Williams' north Devon yard in the two-and-three-quarter-mile handicap hurdle.
Sarah Williams was on very good terms with herself after Master Billyboy landed a gamble in the two-and-three-quarter-mile handicap hurdle