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Double For Herholdt

SA jock opens account

It didn’t take globetrotting Francois Herholdt long to get his feet under the table after taking up a riding contract in South Korea.

Francois Herholdt (photo: Equine Edge)

Francois Herholdt (photo: Equine Edge)

Tabnews reports that the highly experienced lightweight had already scored three seconds, and got off the mark at the 19th attempt in Race 4 at Busan on Friday.

Jeonsaui Jilju was the horse’s name – not one that rolls off the western tongue.

Herholdt went off favourite in the 1300m event, and entered the 500m straight third a couple off lengths off them. He had to work hard all the way up the stretch before getting the upper hand late to win by a length.

Fittingly the victory was for former KZN based trainer Bart Rice, who played a part in getting Fransie to the east, and has been his main supporter in the training ranks so far.

It didn’t take long for number 2 to arrive either as Herholdt guided Queen Of Captain to victory in race 7, completing a nice double on the day.

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3 comments on “Double For Herholdt

  1. Francois says:

    Thanks very much Guys for the Recognition ????????????

    1. Editor says:

      Keep it up Francois

  2. Aropax says:

    Fransie….experienced lightweight .That’s what they call you .. Korea is fortunate to have you … When locally in your home country you struggled . That is no reflection on your immense ability as a jock . You have proved them wrong every time you leave out shores. Well done ????????

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