Nizar just landed

Apprentice jockey M Nizar driving $175 outsider Just Landed (No. 9) to beat the $14 favourite Toosbies (far left) by a head, with a short head to $331 long shot Another Show, in Race 2 at Kranji last night.
Apprentice jockey M Nizar driving $175 outsider Just Landed (No. 9) to beat the $14 favourite Toosbies (far left) by a head, with a short head to $331 long shot Another Show, in Race 2 at Kranji last night.ST PHOTO: DAVE LIM WEI JING

New apprentice steers $175 outsider to pip the favourite Toosbies on the line

Just a week ago, newly licensed apprentice jockey M Nizar celebrated his first career win at his eighth ride, aboard $70 outsider Silent Arrow.

The 32-year-old Sembawang resident admitted then he still had a long way to go but the win would give him more confidence. After all, success breeds confidence.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 27, 2018, with the headline 'Nizar just landed'. Print Edition | Subscribe