Damien Oliver

Racing Victoria board must be replaced because of Damien Oliver debacle: Jeff Kennett

Jeff Kennett

Patrick Bartley The disqualification of a New Zealand jockey for seven years last week is further proof that the board of Racing Victoria needs to be "totally" overhauled, according to former Victorian premier Jeff...

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Chad Schofield rapt to be back in the saddle warmed by Damien Oliver

Enforced layoff: Chad Schofield returns from a month's break at Flemington on Saturday.

Adam Pengilly Just for a fleeting moment, Chad Schofield thought Damien Oliver would be one obstacle too much to prise from the highly sought after seat on Divan.

Jeff Kennett savages Damien Oliver ban, calls corporate bookmakers 'a cancer'

Jeff Kennett

Patrick Bartley, Jesse Hogan In an uncharacteristic act delivered with characteristic candour, Jeff Kennett has admitted culpability for the spread of corporate bookmakers to the point they are now "a cancer in our society".

Damien Oliver gets his seventh Scobie

Damien Oliver.

Tim Habel Damien Oliver won a record seventh Scobie Breasley Medal and Fiorente, the horse he partnered to a third Melbourne Cup win, was voted Racehorse of the Year at Sunday night’s Victorian...

Damien Oliver will miss Moonee Valley meeting

Damien Oliver was meant to ride in jumpouts at Flemington on Friday morning but declined after pain from his injured foot became more uncomfortable.

Patrick Bartley Champion jockey Damien Oliver will miss the Moonee Valley meeting after standing on a sea urchin in Mauritius.

Damien Oliver back to his best on Tiger Tees in Aurie’s Star Stakes

Damien Oliver riding Tiger Tees defeats Nicholas Hall on Mr Chard in the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington.

Andrew Garvey Damien Oliver was back to his best at Flemington on Saturday, driving Sydney galloper Tiger Tees to a hard-fought win in the Aurie’s Star Stakes.


Damien Oliver's back for more and leaves one heart broken

Lip service: Damien Oliver with Natalie McCall after the race.

Chris Roots Damien Oliver made one woman happy and left another disappointed after lifting River Lad to Stradbroke success at Eagle Farm on Saturday.


Michael Rodd praises Damien Oliver after Stradbroke ride

Jockey Damien Oliver gets a peck on the cheek from trainer Natalie McCall for his efforts in the Stradbroke Handicap on Saturday.

Chris Roots Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michael Rodd marveled at the skill of Damien Oliver's winning Stradbroke ride on River Lad labeling him the most feared rider in a tight finish in he country.

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Damien Oliver frontrunner for Earthquake ride

Saluting: Damien Oliver is on a roll.

Michael Sharkie Leading jockey's remarkable comeback continues to gain momentum.

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Damien Oliver pulls the right rein on Bull Point

Bull Point

Andrew Garvey It was no surprise to see a big smile on jockey's face after Bull Point scored resounding first-up win.

Damien Oliver confident Fiorente can help end his Australian Cup drought


Chris Roots There will be no grand celebration for Damien Oliver's 100th group 1 victory, the moment has passed, but the pursuit of records will continue on Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente at Flemington on...


Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver invited to Albury Cup meeting

Notable invite: Melbourne Cup winner Damien Oliver has been invited to ride in the Albury Cup.

Tony White Group 1 winning riders Damien Oliver and Chad Schofield have been invited to ride on Albury Cup Day, March 27.

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Damien Oliver pilots The Offer to Ballarat Cup win

Ballarat Cup winner The Offer.

Michael Lynch Gai Waterhouse and Damian Oliver add another big race triumph to their list.


Damien Oliver confident Dandino can rise to glory in Hong Kong Vase

Damien Oliver

Damien Oliver is banking on the Melbourne Cup being the right form line in the Hong Kong Vase as he attempts to add to previous International day successes at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Canterbury preview: Clash between Damien Oliver and James McDonald the highlight

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell The battle for supremacy between champion Damien Oliver and the New Zealand whizz-kid James McDonald will be a feature of Saturday's Canterbury card.


Damien Oliver's holiday at mug punters' expense

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Andrew Webster At a charity function held in Melbourne a week ago, Richard Callander was cracking jokes, as the big fella often does.

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Damien Oliver wants more, please

Damien Oliver wins the Melbourne Cup on Fiorente.

Patrick Bartley Jockey now secured to ride Perth Cup favourite Black Tycoon on New Year's Day.


Jockey James McDonald puts Damien Oliver in the shade with hat-trick

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Max Presnell Damien Oliver had a bad day on Saturday. Maybe he lacked Canterbury match practice but he looked more the apprentice than the master compared with Kiwi whizz-kid James McDonald.

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Melbourne Cup 2013: Damien Oliver goes from outhouse to penthouse

Damien Oliver

Patrick Bartley This time last year, against a groundswell of disapproval, Damien Oliver managed to ride in the Melbourne Cup.


You can't touch this: Damien Oliver repays faith of Tulloch Lodge

Damien Oliver

Chris Roots In the past year, Gai Waterhouse and Damien Oliver have been the centre of controversies, but on Tuesday they were forgotten and the sun had never shone so brightly for the pair as they combined with...

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