The KZN Falcons were victorious for the first time in the New Turf Carriers Rider Cup jockeys challenge at Greyville after Anton Marcus and Keagan de Melo came home 1-2 in the final leg Race 6.

Marcus won convincingly on Gimme A Cohiba, While De Melo was runner up on Gibraltar Green.

The two time defending champion Highveld Hawks made a great start and led after two legs.

But the Falcons won both of the final two events  to run out convincing winners with 161 points.

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