News About: Bobby El-Issa

Plenty of Dreams of Danehill Stakes Win for Zielke

Plenty of Dreams of Danehill Stakes Win for Zielke

9 Sep, 2016

Queensland horseman John Zielke is out to make a mark on the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival this weekend and has high hopes of a Group 2 win in the Danehill Stakes with Dreams Aplenty.

Jockey Bobby El-Issa partners Coolmore Stud Stakes hope from the Sunshine Coast Dreams Aplenty in Flemington’s Danehill Stakes this Saturday. Photo: …

Worthy Cause needs a change of luck in Ipswich Cup

Worthy Cause needs a change of luck in Ipswich Cup

16 Jun, 2016

Sunshine Coast trainer John Zielke is hoping a change of jockey will bring a change of luck for Worthy Cause when he contests the Listed $175,000 Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Worthy Cause, above, will be ridden by Bobby El-Issa in the Ipswich Cup at Ipswich. Photo by Daniel Costello.

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El-Issa back in action on city tracks

El-Issa back in action on city tracks

3 Jun, 2013

Jockey Bobby El-Issa is vowing to turn around his chequered career and fight his way back to top of the jockey ranks when he starts riding back in the Metropolitan area from July 1.

Trainer Robert Heathcote said he will give Bobby El-Issa rides when he returns to city racing. Photo by Daniel Costello.

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El-Issa Ban Cut To Just 18 Months

El-Issa Ban Cut To Just 18 Months

3 Jun, 2011

In a decision sure to spark outrage in some circles Bobby El-Issa will be back in the saddle in by the end of 2012.

El-Issa was suspended for two years earlier in the year after he was found to have held back Bold Glance deliberately during an event at Eagle Farm.

He launched an appeal …

Stewards Report on Stephen Fletcher’s penalty

Stewards Report on Stephen Fletcher’s penalty

29 Apr, 2011

Racing Queensland reports that stewards have carefully considered the submissions made on behalf of Mr. Stephen Fletcher in respect to penalty following Stewards finding him guilty of breaching AR135(c).

In doing so, stewards had regard for the manner in which Mr. Fletcher conducted himself during the inquiry hearings and co-operated with stewards during the course …

Racing QLD Finds Steve Fletcher Guilty

Racing QLD Finds Steve Fletcher Guilty

21 Apr, 2011

As expected millionaire punter Steve Fletcher has been found guilty of race fixing by Racing Queensland stewards who stated Fletcher knew “Bold Glance was not allowed to run on its merits” in the now infamous Eagle Farm race in February.

The inquiry was re-commenced yesterday and a weight of evidence showed Fletcher was a close …

Fletcher Faces Facts In Bold Glance Furore

Fletcher Faces Facts In Bold Glance Furore

20 Apr, 2011

The high rolling Sydney punter at the centre of the El-Issa / Bold Glance betting saga could stand to lose millions if he’s found guilty of having any involvement in the scandal.

Steve Fletcher was the partner of Eddie Hayson when the Greyhound Odds Manipulation Scheme of 2005 unravelled.

It’s reported Fletcher bets in excess …

El-Issa’s Fight For His Career Delayed

El-Issa’s Fight For His Career Delayed

19 Apr, 2011

Bobby El-Issa’s last ditch attempt to salvage his career from the ashes has been delayed with stewards adjourning his appeal against a two-year ban.

Racing Queensland barred the jockey after a ride on the Doncaster Mile third-placed Bold Glance at Eagle Farm back in February.

El-Issa was accused of failing to utilise all reasonable and …

Potential Career Ending Ban For QLD Jockey

Potential Career Ending Ban For QLD Jockey

1 Apr, 2011

The career of jockey Bobby El-Issa could be over after yet another run in with stewards for the long troubled rider.

This time El-Issa copped a hefty two year ban on a charge relating to a ride back on February 26th this year.

Racing Queensland stewards found him guilty of not giving his mount, Bold …