As Lyle Hewitson again tops the jockeys’ log in SA, it is hard to fathom that it has not been a great year for the talented rider. Need proof? He endured a barren spell in Hong Kong, going 140 rides without a winner.         ’

Things improved when Hewitson accepted a short contract to ride in Japan where, soon after his arrival in March, he won a grade 2 race...

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