Former jockey and Chairman of the South African Jockeys Association Tex Lerena has flown out of SA Hong Kong bound to see his son Gavin.

Gavin was South African champion apprentice in 2002 breaking a record in the process, Gavin also won the South African jockey title in 2015 setting a record for the highest amount of winners in a month, Gavin had two wins in HK on LONGINES day securing a win in the International Jockey Challenge and he has been placed on several mounts since starting his stint in HK.

There is no doubt that with the right quality rides he will compete for the HK championship.