In close to two decades in the saddle, I rode over 800 winners including six G1s and 50 Group or Listed winners – so I reckon I’m well-qualified to critique jockeys.
That’s exactly what I’m going to do every Monday, in this column. I’ll nominate the best rides from the weekend – the jockeys that were ‘On Taggart’, and the ride that I think missed the mark, which we'll call ‘Off Taggart’.
MICHAEL CAHILL – Araldo Junior – 1st
Sunshine Coast - Race 6
(#3, barrier 4)
Played the percentages from the 1200m and got the horse to relax throughout, a lot of jockeys go too early in staying races but he he bided his time and was left in front a...