Lyle Hewitson

Back On The Horse

Lyle Hewitson Back On Friday

After suffering a broken collar bone from a fall at Fairview on Saturday, 13 May 2017, Lyle Hewitson will be back in the saddle this Friday, and more importantly, will be fit to line up for this year’s Vodacom Durban July read more

Great Competitors

Fascinating sparring sessions between a pair of our top young riders

At a time when the sport needs new generation heroes, and the champions are nearing, or have hit 50, it is refreshing to see emerging talent of this standard read more

Francia To The Fore

Now hot on Callan Murray's heels

Lyle Hewitson is a young man going places. After all the fuss over his first group winner for Justin Snaith in the East Cape Derby in mid May, he was back amongst the feature winners for the same yard at Kenilworth on Saturday. read more

Lyle Hewitson (photo: Gold Circle)

It’s A Young Man’s World

18yo's first Vodacom Durban July ride

“I have had early success but I have tried to keep level-headed. I look back 50 winners ago and I know I am a better rider than I was then. I have learnt a lot and I’ve grown in confidence but I want to do even better and that can only come with race riding…” read more

Lyle Hewitson (photo: Gold Circle)

Flying Apprentice

Catching Up With Lyle Hewitson

Lyle Hewitson is one of the newest additions to the South African apprentice ranks and he’s making his presence felt read more

Touring In Style

Greyville today

It is difficult to recall when last a new race-riding appie has attracted the amount of attention that has greeted the young man who only joined the SA Jockey Academy in January, and only had his first professional ride in the month of March read more

Lyle Does It In Style

Young rider breaks the ice

Last season’s champion workrider Lyle Hewitson rode his first winner as a fully-fledged professional apprentice jockey when he got the brilliantly fast Blizzard Belle home by a nose read more