Danny Nikolic

Suspended jockey Danny Nikolic charged with perjury over car accident

Adam Cooper Suspended jockey Danny Nikolic has been charged with perjury after allegedly giving false evidence to a court over a traffic accident.


Danny Nikolic 'threw rider against wall'

Danny Nikolic

Adam Cooper Banned jockey Danny Nikolic punched a fellow rider and threw him against an office wall in an early morning assault at Caulfield racecourse, a court has heard.

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Danny Nikolic banned for two years

Patrick Bartley Jockey's career appears over after he was banned for two years by Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board.

Danny Nikolic investigated by police for allegedly stalking Racing Victoria staff

Danny Nikolic

Patrick Bartley Warned-off jockey Danny Nikolic is being investigated by police for allegedly stalking Racing Victoria staff after he was told to leave its Flemington headquarters on Monday.

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RV hopes for spring clean-up

Generuc racing

Michael Lynch Racing Victoria knows it cannot afford another spring carnival like last year.


Carnival Clues

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots Carnival Clues


Damien Oliver's holiday at mug punters' expense

Andrew Webster dinkus

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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Racing welcomes the chance for a 'clean sport'

Michael Lynch Racing Victoria chief executive Rob Hines today called for the statutory authority to be given greater powers to weed out race fixers and wrong doers.

Jockeys ordered to front inquiry

Two investigations follow revelations that well-known racing identities allegedly conspired to fix a race.

Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker Some of Australia's top jockeys are being ordered to answer questions about their knowledge of suspected race fixing as part of an inquiry launched by racing stewards this week.

Nikolic still booked for Mosheen despite ban

Robert Grant Trainer Robert Smerdon has refused to jettison controversial jockey Danny Nikolic from Mosheen, who opens her spring campaign at Flemington tomorrow.

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Zahra replaces Nikolic on Mosheen

Danny Nikolic hopes his winning ride on Mosheen yesterday will springboard his reputation.

Andrew Eddy Mark Zahra will ride Cox Plate fancy Mosheen in her first race this spring at Flemington on Saturday after a ceasefire of sorts in hostilities between racing’s chief steward Terry Bailey and jockey...

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Nikolic's career on line

Career on the line: Danny Nikolic.

Patrick Bartley Controvesial jockey could face career-ending penalty this morning.


Nikolic's racing future to be decided Monday

Jockey Danny Nikolic appearing at an RVL hearing into an altercation with chief steward Terry Bailey 
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Wednesday the 12th of September 2012

Mike Hedge Embattled jockey Danny Nikolic must wait until at least Monday to learn if he still has a career in racing after the postponement yesterday of the hearing of charges against him.

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Nikolic hearing adjourned until Monday

Danny Nikolic.

Michael Sharkie Embattled jockey Danny Nikolic's appeal and hearing regarding charges laid against him at Seymour last week has been adjourned until next Monday.

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Racing ''better off'' without Nikolic, hearing told

Danny Nikolic arriving at Racing Victoria.

Michael Sharkie Danny Nikolic will return to face the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board on Thursday, after revelations that a member of Racing Victoria advised racing would be better off without him.

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Racing 'better off' without Nikolic, hearing told

Michael Sharkie A member of Racing Victoria advised racing would be better off without him.


Senior official wanted Nikolic out, probe told

Danny Nikolic during a break at his  Racing Victoria hearing.

Mike Hedge Claims a senior Victorian racing official declared jockey Danny Nikolic should be run out of the industry have rocked an inquiry into charges against the embattled rider.


Nikolic denies involvement in murder of former father-in-law

Danny Nikolic

Michael Sharkie The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board hearing involving jockey Danny Nikolic was again adjourned until Friday afternoon, but not before the rider was forced to deny any personal link to the...

Nikolic threats 'serious' after Samba murder

Mike Hedge Threats made by jockey Danny Nikolic against Victoria's chief racing steward were all the more serious because they came against a background of a notorious murder, a tribunal has heard.

Nikolic found guilty over threats to chief steward

Danny Nikolic arriving at Racing Victoria.

Patrick Bartley Jockey Danny Nikolic remains on the sidelines after the 37-year-old was tonight found guilty on two charges relating to threats made to Victorian racing's chief steward.