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A degree of jockeyship, however, is required for this service, for a Canadian voyageur is as full of latent tricks and vice as a horse; and when he makes the greatest external promise, is prone to prove the greatest "take in." Besides, the Northwest Company, who maintained a long established control at Montreal, and knew the qualities of every voyageur, secretly interdicted the prime hands from engaging in this new service; so that, although liberal terms were offered, few presented themselves but such as were not worth having.
And now commenced another game of Jockeyship. There were able and efficient men in abundance at Mackinaw, but for several days not one presented himself.
Last month at York (July 13) I witnessed two memorable bits of jockeyship from him.
However, it didn't stop the Brazilian providing another masterclass of jockeyship at Sha Tin last Sunday when booting home four winners, including two by the narrowest of margins.
The award of Rs20,000 by LRC chairman Tariq Aziz to jockey Tahir Abbas for his fine jockeyship in a race last week seems to have spurred Tahir into action who gave an excellent riding display this afternoon bringing home three winners to hit the lime light.
It was voted the greatest piece of jockeyship of that season.
The 80s represented a golden decade for jockeyship on the Flat.
Twiston-Davies said: "Although it was only his sixth winner, Jamie is very good as he showed with a faultless display of jockeyship on his first ride without his 10lb claim.
"It's Mick's first winner in the race but, to be fair, he will not have had many runners in it." Channon himself added: "We didn't plan to make it but Tony has got it dead right and all credit to him, it was a superb piece of jockeyship."THE FIRST FOUR 1 SOM TALA (A Culhane) 16-1 2 WELLS LYRICAL (T Eaves) 15-2 3 FRISTON FOREST (N Callan) 14-1 4 HENDERSYDE (S W Kelly) 10-1 17 ran
On the subject of jockeyship, he said: "Richard Hills flew in from Dubai this morning, to ride him, and I should think he will ride Mafaaz again in America."
It was everything that punters have come to expect from Cheltenham; great racing, great jockeyship and total dominance from the Irish raiders.
It was everything punters have come to expect from Cheltenham' great racing, great jockeyship and total dominance from the Irish raiders.