On Friday racing fans can meet the jockeys riding at the Air Mauritius International Jockeys’ Challenge, a six-race test that will pit South Africa’s best against a team of top-class riders from abroad.
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Ken Nicol: Racing fans in South Africa will be able to see jockey Corey Brown in action at Turffontein – less than two weeks after he clinched his second victory in the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s biggest race and the world’s richest handicap.
Jockey Anton Marcus will not be able to take part in the Air Mauritius International Jockeys’ Challenge at Turffontein on Sunday 19 November due to family commitments and talented apprentice Lyle Hewitson has been chosen as a replacement.
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The teams for the Air Mauritius International Jockeys’ Challenge have been finalised and some well-known UK jockeys will be flying to South Africa for the test. It will be held at one venue this year, Turffontein on Sunday 19 November, and the test will be held over six races.
Jack Milner: Anthony Delpech will captain the South African team at this year’s Air Mauritius International Jockeys’ Challenge on Sunday 19 November.