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O’Keefe wants jockeys to have greater supervision

O’Keefe wants jockeys to have greater supervision

21 Dec, 2011

The Victorian Jockeys Association is in talks with Racing Victoria Limited on the issue of accountability for young jockeys.

The VJA wants the RVL to adopt the West Australian approach where the state’s controlling body employs the apprentices and has a greater say in their development.

”It’s the most demanding lifestyle of any sportsman that …