News About: Shane Scriven

Shane Scriven announces his retirement from the saddle

Shane Scriven announces his retirement from the saddle

3 Sep, 2012

Top Queensland jockey Shane Scriven has announced his retirement from riding after many years of winning the long running battle against his weight.

The premiership and Group one winning jockey has had a long history of overcoming adverse weight problems to get his career back on track but has finally decided to call it a …

Scenic Shot chases Rough Habit’s Doomben Cup record

Scenic Shot chases Rough Habit’s Doomben Cup record

18 May, 2012

Western Australian warhorse Scenic Shot gets his chance to emulate New Zealand legend Rough Habit if he can take out his third Doomben Cup tomorrow.

Scenic Shot and Shane Scriven are two time winners of the Group 1 $500,000 WFA Kirks Doomben Cup (2000m) having won last year and back in 2009 while Rough Habit …

Scriven to return on Scenic Shot

Scriven to return on Scenic Shot

18 Apr, 2012

Dual Doomben Cup winner Scenic Shot could be the boost jockey Shane Scriven needs to restart his illustrious career in the saddle.

Scriven will be having his first race ride in almost ten months when he is legged up onto Scenic Shot in the Listed Spotless Members’ Handicap (1600m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday, a …

The Time Is Right For Phelan Ready

The Time Is Right For Phelan Ready

30 Jun, 2011

Phelan Ready will look to end his losing streak in the Glasshouse Handicap

Jason McLachan is hopeful that he can put an end to Golden Slipper-winner Phelan Ready’s losing streak when he lines him up for the Listed Glasshouse Handicap at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

The four-year-old gelding has failed to win a race …

Scriven Surprised But Certain In Hay List

Scriven Surprised But Certain In Hay List

25 May, 2011

Jockey Shane Scriven rode Hay List in some light track work before the Doomben 10,000

Hay List will be one of the shortest priced favourites ever in the Doomben 10,000 and it’s going to be his best chance yet in 2011 to grab a Group 1 win.

With Black Caviar out Hay List will only …

Hay List’s Mental Fitness A Concern For McNair Ahead Of 10,000

Hay List’s Mental Fitness A Concern For McNair Ahead Of 10,000

25 May, 2011

Hay List

Trainer John McNair has told of his concern for the mental fitness of Hay List ahead of this Saturday’s Doomben 10,000 in Brisbane.

The trainer says that while Hay List is “physically fantastic” the horse is giving off signs that he has had enough this preparation.

“He looks terrific,” McNair said.

“I’m just …

Scenic Shot Wins Second Doomben Cup

Scenic Shot Wins Second Doomben Cup

21 May, 2011

Scenic Shot and jockey Shane Scriven have won the Doomben Cup for the second time

Scenic Shot has won his second $500,000 Doomben Cup after sneaking up the inside track at Doomben Racecourse today.

The rising nine-year-old proved too good for My Kingdom Of Fife, who finished in second, and Glass Harmonium, who held on …

Scriven Concentrates On Doomben Cup Victory While Appeal Approaches

Scriven Concentrates On Doomben Cup Victory While Appeal Approaches

19 May, 2011

Jockey Shane Scriven

Jockey Shane Scriven will attempt to put his pending appeal hearing behind him in order to focus on Saturday’s $500,000 Doomben Cup.

Scriven is facing disciplinary action after he took another jockey’s whip during a race at Ipswich last month.

Before the jockey fronts up to the appeal hearing next Monday, he …

Battle For Hay List Goes To The Boss

Battle For Hay List Goes To The Boss

6 May, 2011

Glen Boss will ride Hay List again in the BTC Cup

In a saga that seems to dwarf the Corey Brown / Hot Snitzel tug of war during the Golden Slipper, the prized Hay List ride in the BTC Cup at Doomben has being awarded to as many as four riders.

With things now starting …

Black Caviar At Home In Brisbane Base

Black Caviar At Home In Brisbane Base

6 May, 2011

Black Caviar has settled well in Brisbane

After five days getting acclimatised to Brisbane Black Caviar is settling in perfectly to her new home north of the border.

She’s being kept under guard at Eagle Farm Racecourse in a specially built stable complete with full CCTV footage.

Peter Moody will be by her side all …