One had to feel for veteran Aussie commentator Terry Spargo who was thrown in the deep end at Greyville on Super Saturday.
His identifying the wrong horse in the Gold Cup and the ‘World’ Champions Cup can happen to anybody – especially in a foreign country.
Even our jockeys took on aliases – Richard Fury, Corn Offer, Mezi Yarnee and MJ Bileveld to mention a few.
But what was actually the point of replacing our local racecallers?
Surely these days are the career high-points for our locals? We can’t see the Aussies ever inviting Bumpie Schoeman to call the Cox Plate.
Local should always be lekker!
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