Lyle Hewitson – took the honours
Kearsney College matriculant Lyle Hewitson was crowned winner of the Workrider’s Challenge series at Turffontein Racecourse on Saturday after a thrilling tussle with Charles Ndlovu that went right down to the wire.
Legatissimo wins the 1000 Guineas under Ryan Moore
No jockey or trainer has ever won all five British Classics in the same season but Ryan Moore is two-fifths of the way towards that unique achievement after the victory of Legatissimo in the 1,000 Guineas on Sunday.
Gleneagles wins the 2000 Guineas
The 4-1 favourite Gleneagles claimed a convincing victory on Saturday in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket, the year’s first Classic.
It was a first win in the race for former champion jockey Ryan Moore but a record-equalling seventh success for trainer Aidan O’Brien.