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Clipperton Forced To Bide His Time

Clipperton Forced To Bide His Time

12 Dec, 2011

Despite putting in a tremendous ride to claim his first ever black type race with Monton in the Festival Stakes, apprentice jockey Sam Clipperton has been shafted from the mount.

Hugh Bowman has been called in to replace him for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes this Saturday at Warwick Farm.

Monton is trained by Ron …

Melham takes nation’s riding honours with a treble

Melham takes nation’s riding honours with a treble

26 Nov, 2011

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham took the nation’s riding honours with a treble at the Sandown Hillside today.

The deteriorating track held no qualms for Melham, in fact the wetter it became the better his success.

The track rated dead in the morning and finished a heavy 8.

At the end of race four Melham hadn’t …