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Black And Bent Chasing 11 Straight in Bendigo

Black And Bent Chasing 11 Straight in Bendigo

13 Jun, 2013

Dubbed the “Black Caviar of jumps”, champion hurdler Black And Bent can further cement his star status when he chases an 11th straight win over the fences at Bendigo on Sunday.

Black And Bent Will Chase an 11th straight jumps win on Sunday. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

The seven-year-old heads an 11-horse field for the …

Fiumicino Chasing $3 million mark in Bendigo

Fiumicino Chasing $3 million mark in Bendigo

30 Oct, 2012

Veteran gelding Fiumicino will be out to join the $3 million club on Wednesday when he contests the Listed $250,000 Bendigo Cup (2400m).

The nine-year-old boasts a prize pool of $2.93 million but a win at Bendigo would see him receive $150,000 and pass the remarkable milestone.

Retirement is not far around the corner for …

Two more jockeys on injury list after horrific day at Bendigo

Two more jockeys on injury list after horrific day at Bendigo

18 Jun, 2012

Two more jockeys have joined the Victorian riders injury list after an horrific day at Bendigo yesterday which saw six horses fail to finish.

Jockeys Jake Bayliss and Billy Eagan both sustained injuries that will see them sidelined and Jake Noonan was stood down from his pending mounts while Braidon Small, Robert Molloy and Gavin …

Riley Cleared Of Bicarb Doping

Riley Cleared Of Bicarb Doping

21 Dec, 2011

Trainer Mark Riley has had his appeal upheld against a charge of giving bicarb to his horse Diablo Rosso back in August.

Judge Lewis from the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board dismissed the arguments of Racing Victoria in a case he said was ‘perplexing’.

The charge stemmed from a race at Bendigo back on August …

Black Caviar’s Brother Moshe Retired To Stud

Black Caviar’s Brother Moshe Retired To Stud

29 Nov, 2011

The full brother to Black Caviar, Moshe, has been retired after a career that spanned just five race starts.

The galloper displayed promising results during his short career, winning three of his five runs.

Moshe, who is just four-year-old, was retired after contracting a severe throat infection that was deemed to be career-ending.

The Bel …

Debut Win For Makybe Diva Foal

Debut Win For Makybe Diva Foal

10 Nov, 2011

Three time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva’s first foal Rockstardom has won the first race of his career at Bendigo racecourse today.

The four-year-old finally made his way into the winners circle in a Bendigo maiden after failing at his previous seven starts.

The victory came after the $1.5 million yearling purchase was gelded following …

Nash Rawiller appeal tomorrow

Nash Rawiller appeal tomorrow

27 Oct, 2011

Nash Rawiller

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary (RAD) Board will hear an appeal by jockey Nash Rawiller at 11.30am (EST) tomorrow.

Rawiller has appealed against the decision of Racing Victoria Stewards and severity of the penalty imposed when he was found guilty of a charge of careless riding on his mount Star Bender in Race …

Craig Williams hearing tomorrow

Craig Williams hearing tomorrow

27 Oct, 2011

Craig Williams's suspension hearing will be held tomorrow to determine if he will ride in the Melbourne Cup

The 2011 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival star hoop Craig Williams is likely to know tomorrow whether he will be able to ride French galloper Dunaden in Tuesday’s $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Racing Victoria chief steward …

Craig Williams and Nash Rawiller could miss Melbourne Cup

Craig Williams and Nash Rawiller could miss Melbourne Cup

26 Oct, 2011

Jockey Craig Williams could miss the Melbourne Cup due to suspension

The Victoria Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board will decide whether Criag Williams and Nash Rawiller will ride in Tuesday’s $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup(3200m).

The duo were handed out significant suspension at Bendigo today, Williams a 10-meeting suspension and Rawiller eight meetings.

Williams is …

Blacker To Keep Peddling Bendigo Cup Dream

Blacker To Keep Peddling Bendigo Cup Dream

26 Oct, 2011

Dream Pedlar will be looking for back to back Bendigo Cup wins today

Troy Blacker is the defending champion in the Bendigo Cup and his horse Dream Pedlar is back in 2011 to defend his title.

Last year he got up by the shortest of margins at the finish but it was enough for the …