What the jock­eys said

The Star Early Edition - - RACING - MICHAEL CLOWER An­ton Mar­cus, EA­GLE WHISKY LE­GAL Corne Orf­fer, AMER­ICA Richard Fourie, STAN­DARD CAP­TAIN GOLD Grant van Niek­erk, MARINARESCO We­i­chong Mar­wing, FRENCH NAVY Piere Stry­dom, TURN Frankie Det­tori, CON­GLOM­ER­ATE IT’S MY THE

GREG Cheyne, won on BARON “When I asked him for his ef­fort he turned it on su­perbly. Some horses quicken but this one has two kicks.” sec­ond on “He tried hard and he ran up to his best. In fact he ran the same race as last year.” third on

“I thought for a time that he might hold on but then he started run­ning out­wards, us­ing up his en­ergy.

I could have been a lot closer had he kept straight.” fourth on “It was a good run but I got in­ter­fered with. Cap­tain Amer­ica car­ried me out the width of eight horses.” fifth on “He is not trav­el­ling in a race like he used to and I need to fig­ure out why his putting in only half the ef­fort he should.” sixth on “Ev­ery­thing went ac­cord­ing to plan but he just kept on at the one pace.” eighth on

“He didn’t take the bend and I had to slap him down the shoul­der to keep him in.” 13th on

“He was OK early but he was soon throw­ing out dis­tress sig­nals.

He took me to the straight and then he ran flat.”

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