RACING journo Dave Mollett, writing in Racing Express this week, describes the present as an “era of vintage jockeys” and pays tribute to Joao Moreira, Frankie Dettori and Ryan Moore.
Marwing, still has the master’s spirit.
He also praises South African Weichong Marwing: “And what about a certain 45-year-old who was once the darling of Hong Kong punters? We”re lucky Weichong appears to have decided to spend his twilight riding days here and – the way he”s going – he could have another 10 years in the saddle.
“Seven winners at the two Turffontein meetings last week reminded everyone of Weichong”s talent and his victory on the favourite, (Mike de Kock”s) Master”s Spirit, had to be witnessed to be believed. If ever there was a case of grabbing victory from the jaws of defeat, this was it.”