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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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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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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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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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NIKOLIC RACE BAN UPHELD – Saturday December 22 2012

– Jockey Danny Nikolic’s hopes of salvaging his career were left in tatters yesterday when he lost his bid to overturn a racing ban. The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal backed a racing board’s finding that Nikolic had threatened chief … Continue reading

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HOOPS UNDER SCRUTINY – Friday November 9 2012

– Damien Oliver’s ride on Europa Point is under police investigation, with new revelations about a secret stewards inquiry emerging during the Danny Nikolic hearing. An owner of Europa Point, the horse Oliver allegedly rode but bet against at Moonee … 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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I DIDN’T KILL SAMBA – Friday September 21 2012

– Controversial jockey Danny Nikolic angrily declared at a racing board hearing yesterday he had “nothing to do with Les Samba getting murdered”. Nikolic’s denial of involvement in the murder of his former father-in-law came during his career-deciding hearing into … Continue reading

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UNMASKING TURF’S TOUGH NUT – Friday September 7 2012

– Long before his father-in-law, Les Samba, was shot dead last year, Danny Nikolic attracted trouble the way stables attract flies. To be fair, at least once it wasn’t his fault. Back in 1996, when Nikolic was an angelic-looking young … Continue reading

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