Tag Archives: Danny Nikolic

JOCKEY FOUND GUILTY OF ASSAULT ON FELLOW JOCKEY AND DETECTIVE

Friday September 6 2013 – Champion jockey Danny Nikolic has avoided jail for assaulting a fellow jockey and a police officer investigating his father-in-law’s murder. Daniel Mario Nikolic, 38, was fined $1500 and convicted of recklessly causing injury and assaulting … Continue reading

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NIKOLIC FINED $1500 FOR ASSAULT

Friday September 6 2013 – Caulfield Cup-wining jockey Danny Nikolic has been fined $1500 for assaulting a fellow rider and a police officer, with a magistrate rejecting his claims of self-defence. Magistrate Anglea Bolger questioned the reliability of Nikolic’s evidence … Continue reading

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NIKOLIC NAILED TO THE WALL

Thursday September 5 2013 – Caulfield Cup-winning jockey Danny Nikolic says a homicide squad detective pinned him to the wall by his throat during a routine interview over a minor assault allegation. Nikolic is charged with assaulting Detective Senior Constable … Continue reading

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DETECTIVE DENIES PUNCHING JOCKEY

Thursday September 5 2013 – Whether champion jockey Danny Nikolic is guilty of assaulting another jockey or a police officer investigating the murder of his father-in-law will be decided today in the Melbourne Magistrates Court. Daniel Mario Nikolic, 38, the … Continue reading

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DETECTIVE FEARS FOR HIS SAFETY

Saturday August 31 2013 – A homicide detective who says he was assaulted by jockey Danny Nikolic says the incident arose while he gathered intelligence in a murder investigation. Detective Senior Constable Julio Salerno told Melbourne Magistrates Court he had … Continue reading

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COURT HEARS OF NIKOLIC POLICE INTERVIEW CLASH

Saturday August 24 2013 – The police officer allegedly assaulted by champion jockey Danny Nikolic was a homicide detective probing Nikolic as a “person of interest” in the murder of his father-in-law, racehorse owner Les Samba, a court has heard. … Continue reading

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MORE TROUBLE FOR NIKOLIC AFTER BEING ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING A FRIEND AND A DETECTIVE

Friday August 23 2013 – Banned jockey Danny Nikolic stood with his forehead to a police officer’s and dared him to punch him after being interviewed over allegations he bashed a mate and fellow jockey, a court has heard. Daniel … Continue reading

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NIKOLIC CLEARED BY PROBE – Tuesday July 16 2013

– High-profile jockey Danny Nikolic will not be charged following a police probe into race fixing and corruption in Victorian horse racing. Purana Taskforce detectives have completed an inquiry into alleged fixing and money laundering linked to races in 2011 … Continue reading

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RACING OFFICIALS TO PICK UP WHERE POLICE LEFT OFF ON NIKOLIC – Tuesday July 16 2013

– Racing Victoria officials have vowed to continue their investigation into jockey Danny Nikolic, despite police abandoning race-fixing charges against him. The suspected race fix, involving Nikolic’s mount Smoking Aces at Cranbourne in April 2011 is understood to have yielded … 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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