Danny Nikolic

Danny Nikolic investigated by police for allegedly stalking Racing Victoria staff

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.

Racing

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.

Horse Racing

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.

Sport

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

Nikolic fights charges on a technicality

Jockey Danny Nikolic.

Patrick Bartley Disgraced jockey Danny Nikolic and his legal team are attempting to have two charges of intimidating Racing Victoria steward Wade Hadley dropped, with the rider maintaining he was not licensed at the...

Jockey Nikolic given good behaviour bond

Jockey Danny Nikolic

Emma Partridge Disgraced jockey Danny Nikolic threatened to dig up the ''skeletons'' of the family of murdered Victorian racing identity Les Samba in an email sent to his ex-wife, a court has heard.

Horse Racing

RV hopes for spring clean-up

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

Racing

Carnival Clues

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots Carnival Clues

Horse Racing

Sport and drugs should never mix: end of story

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Michael Lynch For all sport, drugs are a problem. For racing, they could become an existential one.

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.

Stable dumps suspect jockey

Jockey Mark Zahra.

Andrew Eddy Racing giant Darley Australia has distanced itself from Mark Zahra after the top jockey was named as being under investigation for race fixing.

Horse Racing

Racing Victoria seeks more power

Rob Hines.

Michael Lynch Chief executive Rob Hines seeks greater powers to weed out race fixers and wrong doers.

Police probe racing corruption

Danny Nikolic

Nick McKenzie, Clay Hichens and Richard Baker Police are investigating a string of top Australian horse-racing figures, including champion jockey Danny Nikolic, for alleged race fixing in what is shaping as the biggest corruption scandal to hit...

Horse Racing

Call for tapping of jockeys' phones

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Andrew Eddy Jockeys may have to agree, as part of their licences, to police tapping their phones.

Aces high: race fixing probe to rock industry

Danny Nikolic.

Nick McKenzie, Clay Hichens, Richard Baker POLICE are investigating a string of top Australian horse racing figures, including champion jockey Danny Nikolic, for alleged race fixing in what is shaping as the biggest corruption scandal to hit...

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.

Horse racing

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...

Horse Racing

Nikolic's career on line

Career on the line: Danny Nikolic.

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

Racing

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.