Graham Salisbury , known for his work with Melbourne Cup winner and industry ambassador Subzero, is in hospital as he battles cancer. Salisbury works tirelessly with Subzero to promote the racing industry as an ambassador through Racing Victoria's community education program, visiting many schools and hospitals across the country
Leading jockey Nash Rawiller has been disqualified by the Hong Kong Jockey Club for 15 months after being found guilty two charges, including one that he had an interest in bets placed on horses he rode. A winner of 58 Group 1 races in his career, Rawiller was issued with the two serious charges by Hong Kong stewards on Saturday. We check in with ex-pat journo, Hats Aitken
Robert Ollington - It’s been 21 years since two-up legend Lionel “Nappy” Ollington had the punters on their feet at Flemington. It was Nappy and outspoken RSL chief Bruce Ruxton who joined forces and eventually managed to win the right in 1991 to hold legal two-up games once a year on Anzac Day. Flemington hosted Victoria’s first legal version of the great Aussie wartime tradition on Anzac Day in 1991 as a fundraiser, with a whopping $1 million-plus turnover as hundreds packed the Hill Stand...
Owner-breeder Bert Vieira has confirmed that three-time Group One winner Trapeze Artist will continue racing next season, with The Everest his main spring target. Provided the horses maintains his top-class level of form, Vieira would also like to travel the colt overseas to Hong Kong and Royal Ascot
Stewards have opened an inquiry into Craig Williams’ tactics on Nature Strip after he was one of three odds-on favourites to be beaten in consecutive races at Caulfield. Racing Victoria chief steward Terry Bailey said they were concerned with Williams’ tactics in the first 200m when he didn’t kick up to lead from barrier one. Trainer John Sadler was also queried by stewards and he described the ride as “ugly”. The enquiry commences Thursday
Sam's Image again proved Nature Strip’s nemesis beating the hot pot home in Saturday's VOBIS Gold Dash at Caulfield, and while the win was unpopular with punters, it was a tonic of sorts for trainer Peter Morgan, who revealed after the race he’s suffering from bowel cancer