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Oliver Formally Charged Over Betting Offences

Oliver Formally Charged Over Betting Offences

13 Nov, 2012

Top jockey Damien Oliver has been formally charged over his current betting scandal and has been indefinitely stood down from racing.

Jockey Damien Oliver has been formally charged with betting on a rival horse in a race in 2010. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

The 97 times Group 1 winning jockey will face the disciplinary board …

Grand Duels Awaits All Clear For Christmas Stakes Run

Grand Duels Awaits All Clear For Christmas Stakes Run

19 Dec, 2011

Grand Duels is being closely monitored ahead of his planned run in the Listed Christmas Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on December 26.

The eight-year-old gelding will undergo a blood count before a final decision is made concerning his presence in the race.

Trainer Byron Cozamanis discovered Grand Duels has an elevated white cell count after …

Sandown Program All About Kate Mallyon

Sandown Program All About Kate Mallyon

24 Nov, 2011

Earlier in the week we brought you the story of Katelyn Mallyon, a 17 year old apprentice riding in Melbourne and attracting plenty of attention.

She choose race riding over a promising opportunity in the modelling world and on the back of a winning double at Moonee Valley fast became the hottest prospect in the …

Ortensia back on track at Flemington

Ortensia back on track at Flemington

3 Nov, 2011

Ortensia has returned to winning form in the Listed Mumm Stakes

Class mare Ortensia bounced back into winning ways when she easily dispatched of the Listed Mumm Stakes (1100m) field at Flemington today.

Having her first start for new trainer Paul Messara, the Testa Rossa mare, whose last four starts where in Group 1 races, …