Tag Archives: Race-Fixing

NOW IT’S HIGGS IN THE CAN – Wednesday May 1 2013

– It was supposed to be a straightforward armed robbery when John William Samuel Higgs and his three mates bailed up a West Meadows chicken farmer called Vincent Dugan. The gang surprised the farmer outside his home around 9:50pm on … Continue reading

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RACING VICTORIA DRAFTS EX-POLICE TO TACKLE CHEATS – Saturday March 30 2013

– Racing Victoria is stepping up its campaign to stamp out racing cheat’s by drafting two experienced police officers, including one for the Purana Taskforce. With a series of unsavoury allegations and episodes dogging the industry since the spring carnival, … Continue reading

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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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BREAKTHROUGH IN SMOKING ACES SCANDAL – Sunday December 9 2012

– Police have made a breakthrough in Victoria’s biggest race-fixing probe, uncovering CCTV vision of a relative of Danny Nikolic collecting winnings on a race that the disgraced jockey allegedly fixed. The winnings collected were from bets placed by a … 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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I KNOW WHERE YOU LIVE – Thursday September 6 2012

– Corruption detectives sent police to protect Victoria’s top race steward, Terry Bailey, after he allegedly clashed with Danny Nikolic, a dramatic hearing was told last night. And in another development, Nikolic said he had been told by a senior … Continue reading

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