It’s A Wild Wild West

Look ma, no stick ! Despite dropping his whip, jockey Greg Holme gets the favourite home

18 Jan 1986
Wild West J&B Met 1986

Race favourite Wild West scores the biggest win of his career in the Cape’s biggest race, which is run on the old track at Kenilworth as the turf on the “new” course is being replaced. The winning jockey drops his whip at a crucial stage, giving trainer Ralph Rixon heart-stopping moments.