Search
where the horse is always the hero
Article Item
Posted 2018-09-09 20:54:00  
One Day Forever Khanya

Khanya Sakayi would hope that this was one day he could repeat forever, like a batsmen's century at Lord's or a standing ovation at Eden Gardens, this day was one to remember for 20 year old Apprentice Sakayi as he rode home four classy winners at Greyville, the most hallowed turf in South African racing.

On a well sponsored day at a competitive meet in KZN which looked a difficult card, supporters of Sakayi would have taken home the pie backing Sea Urchin, Lickerio, Itdawnedonme and then a close call onboard the last race winner, Just Rap.

The 14 time winning apprentice was led home on his third winner by the South African Jockey Academy lads in a memorable moment for all the the Academy.

It was a surely a day to remember for his riding masters, the headmaster and all the hard working staff of the academy as one of their 'boys' stole the show at Greyville on a card that featured world class riders like Anton Marcus, Mark Khan and Muzi Yeni, all graduates of this world class academy.

On a side note but not a lesser one, too class apprentice Luke Ferraris also rode home a winner. Apprentices rode home five winners on the eight race card.

Rate:
Email link to a friend | Printable Version
  • S. A Jockey Academy News
    Displaying 10 ResultsSee All
    awards galore as jockey academy celebrate another great year 3 days ago

    The South African Jockey Academy Awards Day was held in the Summerveld Clubhouse on Friday in anothe...

    View | Add Comment
    1st winner for apprentice gabriell pieterse2019-10-30

    Gabriell Pieterse, a 2nd year apprentice at the South African Jockey Academy, rode his 1st winner ...

    View | Add Comment
    become a jockey - saja recruitment 2019-06-18

    SAJA Apprentice Recruitment Starts on Friday The South African Jockey Academy (SAJA) will be commen...

    View | Add Comment
    syster makes his debut at scottsville2019-05-24

    Jeffrey Syster, a 2nd year Apprentice at the South African Jockey Academy, who is currently based at...

    View | Add Comment
    meet jeffrey syster2019-05-17

    Jeffery Syster is a 21 year old, 2nd year Apprentice at the South African Jockey Academy, who re...

    View | Add Comment
    pieterse makes his debut at the vaal2019-04-17

    Gabriell Pieterse, a 2nd year Apprentice at the South African Jockey Academy, who is currently bas...

    View | Add Comment
    dicken and maharaj to british racing school2019-03-26

    South African Apprentice Jockeys Cole Dicken and Tyrell Maharaj will be jetting off to the British...

    View | Add Comment
    saja apprentice recruitment starts today2019-03-22

    The South African Jockey Academy (SAJA) will be commencing its 1st Round of Recruitment Assessments ...

    View | Add Comment
    mpume mjoka's remarkable recovery continues!2019-01-16

      5th year Apprentice, Mpume Mjoka, is making excellent strides towards a full recovery from h...

    View | Add Comment
    mpume mjoka on the mend!2018-11-08

    5th year Apprentice Mpume Mjoka is well and truly on the road to recovery from his leg injury that...

    View | Add Comment