News About: 2011 Australian Turf Club Handicap

Melham takes nation’s riding honours with a treble

Melham takes nation’s riding honours with a treble

26 Nov, 2011

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham took the nation’s riding honours with a treble at the Sandown Hillside today.

The deteriorating track held no qualms for Melham, in fact the wetter it became the better his success.

The track rated dead in the morning and finished a heavy 8.

At the end of race four Melham hadn’t …

Jockey Peter Robl Back From 12 Month Suspension

Jockey Peter Robl Back From 12 Month Suspension

24 Nov, 2011

Jockey Peter Robl will have his first ride back from his 12 month-long ban from racing aboard Clarry Conners’ Diamond Start at Canterbury this Saturday.

Robl’s well documented fall from grace occurred when he illegally bet on a race though his wife’s TAB account last year.

The jockey is hoping to achieve the massive task …