Lady Luck deserts jockey Murray
It’s almost unbelievable that so many fancied runners finished so poorly on the big race day
To say things did not go according to plan for jockey Callan Murray at last weekend’s Summer Cup meeting is an understatement. Instead of bringing home a couple of feature race winners, the 23-year-old spent much of the afternoon being interviewed by the stipendiary stewards.
Murray, who gets most of the plum rides for Mike de Kock and has played his part for the stable this term, must have travelled to Turffontein thinking he had one certain winner in Mount Pleasant (Dingaans) and chances on Charles (Summer Cup) and Queen Supreme (Ipi Tombe Stakes)...