News About: Simone Montgomerie

Gauci blames new boots for Bendigo fall

Gauci blames new boots for Bendigo fall

2 Dec, 2013

Jockey Darren Gauci blamed a new set of riding boots as the reason he was dislodged from Royal Mesphisto at Bendigo on November 27.

Darren Gauci in a familiar pose riding winners. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Gauci was riding his mount hard in between horses and looked like getting to the front at …

Darwin Cup abandoned, Montgomerie Fund set up

Darwin Cup abandoned, Montgomerie Fund set up

6 Aug, 2013

The 2013 Darwin Cup has been officially abandoned but not forgotten as it will go down in history in memory of jockey Simone Montgomerie who was tragically killed in a race fall on Cup day.

The Darwin Turf Club committee met today, a day after the close knit Darwin racing community was rocked when the …