Tag: 'Ben Melham'

Brett Prebble on Behemoth after Memsie Stakes win

Punt Drunk: A Behemoth weekend capped off with a Group 1 win

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major news stories in the racing world from over the weekend, including the crazy 48 hours...
Jamie Kah COVID breach

Punt Drunk: Kah & friends in trouble after dicey AirBnB party

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major news stories in the racing world this week, including the AirBnB party in Mornington that...
Hosier wins at Bendigo

Hosier goes two from two with Bendigo win

The lightly raced Hosier made it two straight wins since arriving in Australia on Thursday with a four-length victory at Bendigo over 1600m.
Ben Melham

Melham ready to make up for lost time after five-month ban

Following a five-month disqualification from racing due to illegal betting, jockey Ben Melham is counting down the days until he can get back in the...
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.