News About: Darren Gauci

Ashlee Marie outside chance in Queensland Oaks

Ashlee Marie outside chance in Queensland Oaks

2 Jun, 2016

Ashlee Marie might be one of the outsiders of the field but veteran jockey Darren Gauci is not ruling out an upset win in the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Veteran jockey Darren Gauci, above, will ride outsider Ashlee Maree in the Queensland Oaks at …

Australia Stakes An Option For Tudor After Chester Manifold Stakes Win

Australia Stakes An Option For Tudor After Chester Manifold Stakes Win

18 Jan, 2016

The 2016 Australia Stakes is a potential option for Tudor after he led from start to finish to take out the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Tudor led from start to finish to take out the 2016 Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

There was …

Victoria Derby the Aim for UCI Stakes Winner Ayers Rock

Victoria Derby the Aim for UCI Stakes Winner Ayers Rock

4 Oct, 2015

Cranbourne horseman Shawn Mathrick appears to have unearthed a particularly exciting prospect in three-year-old Ayers Rock, who completed an impressive start-to-finish performance to take out the Listed UCI Stakes (1800m) at Flemington this afternoon.

Ayers Rock broke through for a maiden black type win in this afternoon’s UCI Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jumping from …

Rich Jack faces tough test to get the money in Bletchingly Stakes

Rich Jack faces tough test to get the money in Bletchingly Stakes

24 Jul, 2015

Improving sprinter Rich Jack will faces his toughest test to date when he steps up to weight for age company in the Group 3 $150,000 Race-Tech Australia Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Jockey Darren Gauci, above, says that there is still a lot of improvement in Rich Jack who will line up in …

Kathy O’Hara Hoping To Return To The Races Next Week

Kathy O’Hara Hoping To Return To The Races Next Week

3 Dec, 2013

Kathy O’Hara is lucky to be alive after she suffered a nasty fall on Natch Catch in the McGrath Estate Agents Offices Handicap (1400m) but the tough jockey is hoping to return to racing next week.

Kathy O'Hara is looking forward to reuniting with Zaratone in the Razor Sharp Handicap at Royal Randwick on December …

Gauci blames new boots for Bendigo fall

Gauci blames new boots for Bendigo fall

2 Dec, 2013

Jockey Darren Gauci blamed a new set of riding boots as the reason he was dislodged from Royal Mesphisto at Bendigo on November 27.

Darren Gauci in a familiar pose riding winners. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Gauci was riding his mount hard in between horses and looked like getting to the front at …

No Structural Damage For Gauci After Nasty Race Fall

No Structural Damage For Gauci After Nasty Race Fall

28 Nov, 2013

Veteran jockey Darren Gauci is sore and sorry this morning but amazingly has suffered no structural damage from his nasty race fall at Bendigo yesterday.

Darren Gauci is hoping to return to the saddle sometime next week after avoiding serious injury following his fall at Bendigo yesterday. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Gauci was riding Royal …

Opposition Grows Against Jockey’s Safety Vests

Opposition Grows Against Jockey’s Safety Vests

18 Jul, 2011

Victorian jockeys have stepped up their opposition to the controversial safety vests and have called on the Australian Racing Board to conduct a full review.

Chief executive of the Victorian jockey’s association Des O’Keefe says he has an appointment in the second week of August with his counterpart on the ARB, Andrew Harding.

“A number …

Gauci Suffers Suspected Back Fracture In Mornington Race Fall

Gauci Suffers Suspected Back Fracture In Mornington Race Fall

29 Jun, 2011

Jockey Darren Gauci is believed to have sustained a compressed fracture in his lower back after a race fall at Mornington yesterday

Jockey Darren Gauci is currently recovering in hospital after suffering head and neck injuries after a race fall at Mornington Racecourse yesterday.

Gauci was taken to the Frankston Hospital after his mount sharply …

Holland Breaks Back In Sandown Fall

Holland Breaks Back In Sandown Fall

24 Mar, 2011

Melbourne jockey Dean Holland has received horrible news after a fall at Sandown’s Betfair Park on Wednesday.

Holland fell from his ride Count La Za, trained by David Hayes, as he came into the home turn and was rushed to Epworth Hospital by ambulance officers.

Scans have later revealed he has suffered back fractures to …