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Update: Rodder Appeal Upheld

Update: Rodder Appeal Upheld

1 Dec, 2011

UPDATE (12:10pm): Rodder has won her appeal and has been cleared of the six week suspension

Don’t expect the ongoing fight between Talia Rodder and Racing Victoria to go away any time soon with the Australian Jockey’s Association declaring it will use its full weight in support of the embattled apprentice.

For those late to …

Jockey’s Threaten To Hold Derby Day To Ransom

Jockey’s Threaten To Hold Derby Day To Ransom

24 Oct, 2011

Vitoria Derby Day 2011 could be under threat with jockeys weighing up their options after a bid for extra financial support was rejected.

Victoria Racing Minister Denis Napthine said there would be no money allocated towards the National Jockeys trust in a move that has angered many riders.

At Moonee Valley on Saturday jockeys staged …

Canberra Introduces CanBOBS Bonus Scheme

Canberra Introduces CanBOBS Bonus Scheme

24 Aug, 2011

Canberra will get its very own bonus scheme as of September 1st this year.

The scheme, which will be known as CanBOBS, will deliver a $5,000 bonus to eligible horses who win at the territory’s major racecourse; Thoroughbred Park.

$4,625 of the bonus will be paid to the winning horse’s connections, while the winning …

Queensland Jockeys To Earn More Per Ride

Queensland Jockeys To Earn More Per Ride

14 Apr, 2011

Queensland jockeys have today earned themselves a higher riding fee after Racing Queensland Limited (RQL) confirmed a pay rise will come into effect on July 1, 2011.

RQL chief executive officer, Malcolm Tuttle, has verified that the riding fees will increase from $147 to $160 per ride on 1 July this year, while a further …