Horse Racing Industry

  • Racing NSW vet licensing plans pushed back

    Horse Racing Industry November 19, 2013 5:06 pm

    Racing NSW’s plan to introduce a new rule that would force vets to be licensed has been put on hold until the new year at the request of the state government. The state’s regulatory body said the regime, which was due to start on December 1 following months of negotiations, [...]

  • Public funeral for Desiree Gill

    Horse Racing Industry November 15, 2013 12:12 pm

    A public funeral will be held for popular jockey Desiree Gill who died from injuries received in a fall at the Sunshine Coast. The funeral service will be held at The Pavilion at the Gympie Turf Club at 1030 (AEST) on Monday where family and friends will gather to pay [...]

  • ACC to collaborate on racing

    Horse Racing Industry November 13, 2013 4:12 pm

    The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) has joined the call for state governments to pass legislation allowing police to share information with racing authorities. In a ground-breaking move, the ACC and Victoria’s Racing Integrity Commission signed an agreement in Melbourne on Wednesday allowing collaboration between the two bodies. State governments have [...]

  • Delzangles escapes race ban, fined $2000

    Horse Racing Industry November 8, 2013 3:48 pm

    French trainer Mikel Delzangles has escaped a ban over a treatment given to his Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden on the morning of last Tuesday’s race. In a decision bound to provoke discussion among local trainers, the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary (RAD) Board fined Delzangles $2000. After a previous case prosecuted [...]

  • Woman attacked in Flemington mounting yard

    Horse Racing Industry November 7, 2013 4:06 pm

    A man who king hit a female strapper in the mounting yard at Flemington faces police and racing charges. The young woman was waiting for Black Cash to return after his win in the greys race at Oaks Day on Thursday when the man, believed to be someone she knew, [...]

  • Brown Panther groom suspended

    Horse Racing Industry October 28, 2013 7:12 pm

    An English groom caring for Melbourne Cup contender Brown Panther has been sent home for a breach of quarantine protocol at Werribee where the international horses are housed. Leigh Jordon, head of Racing Victoria’s international recruitment, said the incident would not have any impact on Brown Panther running in the [...]

  • Nikolic told to leave Flemington by police

    Horse Racing Industry October 21, 2013 6:12 pm

    Warned-off jockey Danny Nikolic has been moved on by police after being spotted parked outside Racing Victoria headquarters at Flemington on Monday. Three police cars arrived after RV staff reported Nikolic was in his car outside the administrative offices of the governing body. Nikolic, who was disqualified last year for [...]

  • Glen Boss and Nick Hall to appeal riding bans

    Horse Racing Industry October 21, 2013 3:18 pm

    Leading jockeys Glen Boss and Nick Hall will know on Tuesday if they can ride in the Cox Plate with both appealing careless riding suspensions. Boss was outed for 12 meetings after he was found guilty of shifting ground in the early stages of Saturday’s Caulfield Cup. Winning Caulfield Cup [...]

  • Trainer Paul Beshara banned for six months

    Horse Racing Industry October 21, 2013 12:30 pm

    Trainer Paul Beshara has been disqualified for six months for treating Happy Trails before he was due to race last month. Beshara is seeking leave to appeal to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and will also ask for a stay of proceedings in order to prepare Happy Trails for [...]

  • RAD Board finds Beshara guilty

    Horse Racing Industry October 18, 2013 11:54 am

    MELBOURNE October 18 AAP – Trainer Paul Beshara has been found guilty of illegally treating Happy Trails on the morning the horse was due to race in last month’s Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes last month. The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board handed down its decision on Friday, rejecting the [...]

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