TWICE SA Champion Jockey Lyle Hewitson, recently back from a successful stint in Japan, has signed a sponsorship deal with Gaynor Rupert’s internationally acclaimed Drakenstein Stud.

Drakenstein’s Kevin Sommerville commented: “We are delighted to enter into a sponsorship contract with Lyle. We hope it will be a successful partnership for both parties. We look foward to working together to grow the Drakenstein brand both locally and internationally.

Hewitson said: “I look forward to partnering with a brand of this calibre. I am truly excited and grateful for what the future might hold.”