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Punt Drunk horse racing news & views

Punt Drunk: Lucky bugger starts Xmas early with $20k multi win

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the top stories in the racing industry today as we head into the Christmas holidays...
Ben Melham

Ben Melham Disqualified For Five Months

Star jockey Ben Melham has been rubbed out for five months after the Victorian Racing Tribunal found him guilty of betting and providing false information.
Punt Drunk horse racing news & views

Punt Drunk: Racing Victoria pushing for eight-month Melham ban

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major stories floating around the traps today, including Ben Melham's impending sentence after pleading guilty to...
Punt Drunk horse racing news & views

Punt Drunk: Two stars retired as whip debate continues

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major talking points in racing this week, including the twin retirements of star gallopers Santa Ana...
Ranveer

Laurie Excited About Ranveer’s Talent

It will be a case of take two for Mornington trainer Matt Laurie as he again attempts to get his precocious youngster Ranveer to the...
Shelby Cobra

Shelby Cobra Strikes To Win At Flemington

Trainer Mike Moroney made it 21 winners at the Flemington carnival when three-year-old gelding Shelby Cobra took out The Amanda Elliott.
The Cox Plate

Covid-19 Makes 2020 Plate Like No Other

The WS Cox Plate will be run against a backdrop of silence as coronavirus restrictions keep racegoers away.

Armory Ready To Fire In The Cox Plate

Aidan O'Brien's travelling foreman T J Comerford believes Armory is a great Cox Plate chance as his form is better than that of their 2014...
Ranting

Ranting Upstages His More Fancied Rivals

In a gruelling finish, rank outsider Ranting has finished over the top of his two rivals Hanseatic and Anders to win the Blue Sapphire Stakes...
Diamond Effort

Undefeated Diamond Set To Sparkle In Moir

Diamond Effort has had five starts for five wins this year and her trainer Clinton McDonald believes she can measure up in Group One company.
Russian Camelot

O’Brien Excited By Rising Star’s Return

Danny O'Brien is hoping hype will meet expectation with Russian Camelot when he resumes from a spell in the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington.

Love swoops to claim first stakes victory

In a race where there were some big reputations, it was Immortal Love who kept his undefeated record intact when he stormed home for a...

Maher, Eustace land early Caulfield double

Ciaron Maher and David Eustace have produced two early winners at Caulfield, Persan and Al Galayel, who will both chase starts in the major staying...
Michael Rodd

Michael Rodd back in town with stakes win

Lindsay Park was heading to a maiden with Bella Nipotina but an impressive trial persuaded them to tackle the Quezette Stakes and they were glad...
Streets Of Avalon

Track specialist ready to fly in Lawrence

An outstanding record over the course and distance of the P B Lawrence Stakes, as well as race fitness, will hold Streets Of Avalon in...

September dates set for Melham hearing

The Victorian Racing Tribunal has set aside three days to hear betting charges against jockey Ben Melham in the County Court.
Tavisan

Turning track to suit Tavisan in Monash

After finishing at the tail of the field down the straight at Flemington, Tavisan returns to Caulfield in a stakes race in a bid to...
Sense Of Honour

Spring races on radar for Sense Of Honour

Promising two-year-old filly Sense Of Honour will be aimed towards the spring after making it two wins from three starts with victory at Flemington.
Alfa Oro

Alfa Oro extends winning run at Caulfield

The Matt Laurie-trained Alfa Oro has extended his winning sequence to four races with an impressive victory over 1100m at Caulfield.
Lord Belvedere

Import Lord Belvedere finds winning form

At his third start back from a lengthy lay-off, import Lord Belvedere has returned to winning form in a winter staying race at Flemington.

RV make adjustments to trackwork protocols

Victorian Jockeys Association boss Matt Hyland has welcomed Racing Victoria's decision to allow the 'Green' team jockeys to start riding trackwork again.
Tavisan

Tavisan at peak of powers in Caulfield win

Ben Melham has jumped Tavisan straight to the front in the Le Pine Funerals Handicap at Caulfield and the sprinter defied his rivals.
Alfa Oro

Resurrected Alfa Oro to continue journey at Flemington

Talented four-year-old Alfa Oro heads to Flemington on Saturday where connections will be hoping to reap full rewards for their patience when the Matt Laurie-trained...
Ben Melham

Melham to plead not guilty to bet charges

Jockey Ben Melham and his partner Karlie Dales have indicated at a Victorian Racing Tribunal directions hearing they will fight betting charges against them.
Ben Melham

Directions hearing date set in Melham case

The Victorian Racing Tribunal has scheduled a directions hearing in regards to the charges against jockey Ben Melham for betting breaches.