Tag Archives: Cranbourne races

NOT A LOT TO CELEBRATE – Thursday February 7 2013

– The players in both change rooms are calm just an hour before kick-off. After all they are confident they have been well coached on how to carry out their designated roles. The referee and linesmen have trained for this … Continue reading

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DANNY NOT IN ON BET – Tuesday January 29 2013

– Champion jockey Danny Nikolic did not make a cent from a race he is accused of fixing, his brother says. John Nikolic told the Herald Sun he and others won $60,000 from the race at the centre of the … Continue reading

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HEAT ON GANGSTER – Wednesday November 14 2012

– A gangland figure linked to shadowy racing identities is under scrutiny over the execution-style murder of trainer Les Samba. The criminal being investigated over the killing has a history of violence stretching over more than two decades and is … Continue reading

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THE WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACK – Thursday November 8 2012

– The only thing that would have been worse for Victorian racing than Damien Oliver riding in the Melbourne Cup was if he had won it. There would have been a great image for the world – a jockey, who … Continue reading

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KYNETON RACE LATEST UNDER MICROSCOPE – Friday September 7 2012

– The number of allegedly fixed races has blown out to five, with meetings run at Werribee and Kyneton coming under suspicion. The growing scandal comes as some of the biggest names in racing are believed to have been quizzed … Continue reading

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HORSE TRAINERS DOUBT RACE FIX – Wednesday August 22 2012

– Purana taskforce detectives are interviewing horse trainers as part of a major race-fixing probe. Several trainers have said they had been quizzed about a race at Cranbourne last year that was at the centre of the investigation. The heavily … Continue reading

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