News About: Port Macquarie

First Trial For Undisputed Comeback King

First Trial For Undisputed Comeback King

1 Feb, 2012

Peter Robl started the comeback story when he returned from a 12 month suspension, then it was Blake Shinn along the same lines with Glen Boss and Damien Oliver to follow after surgeries.

None of them though have a story quite like that of Marlon Dolendo.

Dolendo has been a jockey for over two decades …

Quinn Has Found The Key To Pentasia

Quinn Has Found The Key To Pentasia

3 Jan, 2012

You could forgive Guy Walter for not enjoying a lot of success with Pentasia during the short period he oversaw her work.

After she debuted with a neat second placing over 1000m Walter did the obvious thing with a horse of her breeding and stepped her up gradually in distance.

Unfortunately though she went downhill …

Port Macquarie Jockey Awaits Life Saving Kidney Transplant

Port Macquarie Jockey Awaits Life Saving Kidney Transplant

9 Aug, 2011

Port Macquarie jockey Marlon Dolendo is hopeful that he will undergo a much needed kidney transplant later this month.

The 38-year-old father-of-three’s health deteriorated last December after he suddenly had difficulty breathing after each race.

Doctors soon discovered that Dolendo’s kidneys were both working at levels that were below 10 per cent of their normal …

Ballina The Latest Casualty In Drenched NSW

Ballina The Latest Casualty In Drenched NSW

16 Jun, 2011

New South Wales continues to be battered by heavy rain and some of the state’s racecourses are struggling to cope with the inundation of water.

Major floods are sweeping through some areas and there’s little that can be done for infrastructure in the path of the deluge.

There are multiple cancellations and postponements for race …

Jockey To Walk Out Of Hospital After Breaking Neck

Jockey To Walk Out Of Hospital After Breaking Neck

15 Apr, 2011

Despite suffering serious injuries, Northern New South Wales jockey Allan Chau looks like being released from hospital by as soon as this afternoon.

Chau was involved in a disastrous accident last Saturday at a Port Macquarie race meet.

He was tipped over the front of his mount, Glenrock Doney, just after the start of his …