Flying Fayd’Herbe

Flying Fayd’Herbe


Bernard Fayd’Herbe’s future includes a lot of air travel. The jockey flies back to Dubai next week for Marinaresco in the Zabeel Mile on 21 February and is considering returning for South African meetings before the July winner’s next run in the Jebel Hatta on 9 March.

He is in blistering form. Punters were still marvelling at Friday’s Fairview treble when he notched up a quick Glen Kotzen double on Cat Daddy and Sommersonne.

A painful coming together between his foot and the metalwork left him sore enough to miss the last two races but did nothing to diminish his enthusiasm.

“I’m fine – nothing is broken,” he reasoned as he rather tenderly walked back into the jockeys’ room.

Unusually for racing at Kenilworth, six of the eight races were won by favourites with Anton Marcus making it look deceptively easy on Nastergal and Run Fox Run, but the one punters noted was Boomps A Daisy in the Maiden. – Gold Circle

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