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Apprentice Siyanda Sosibo kept his cool in the closing stages of the last race at the Vaal straight course meeting today and after a backhander or two punched out the Paul Peter-trained JP Two Thousand (Elusive Fort) to score his first winner.

It was the youngster’s 21st ride.

JC Photos

He had a confidence booster earlier in the day on the gallant Bridget Stidolph-trained seven-year-old mare Samoa (Global One), who only finished fourth in the sixth race but was beaten just three-quarters of a length.

Main Picture: Siyanda Sosibo crosses the line for his first winner (JC Photos).