Jockey Craig Williams enjoys Caulfield treble as he chases title

Craig Williams seized upon the absence of main rival Damien Oliver to open up a nine-win break in the Victorian metropolitan jockeys’ premiership with a Caulfield treble on Saturday as the 41-year-old chases an eighth title. Williams has won three straight Melbourne premierships and Saturday’s three-timer, with the 10-time champion Oliver away riding in Adelaide, could prove decisive as the […]

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Jockey managers and tipping service to come under the spotlight

A move to stop jockey managers betting or running tipping service by stewards is sure to be back on the agenda after the Roheryn inquiry on Saturday. Josh Parr’s ride on the $1.50 favourite Roheryn was misjudged, and will probably be found that way by stewards. His manager John Walter’s tipping service allegedly selecting the winner Chess Star is a […]

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Top English jockey Doyle flies into Caulfield as raiders step out

It's not just European horses who are chasing Australia's rich prizemoney over the next few months: Some of the continent's top riders are trying their luck Down Under. Godolphin-retained rider James Doyle, who has won group races in England, Ireland and France this year, is jetting in to Caulfield to partner several horses for Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby, who has […]

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Canberra jockey Patrick Scorse enjoys winning return in ACT

Canberra jockey Patrick Scorse didn't have to wait long for his first win back in the capital following a move to Sydney last month. Scorse stormed home aboard Emerald Fortune to win the first at Thoroughbred Park on Friday in his second meeting back in Canberra. Romance Can Costa, green, reels in hot favourite First Courrier in race two in […]

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