Tag: 'Victorian Jockeys’ Association'

Kevin Forrester

Jockeys to undergo surgery after falls

Jockeys Kevin Forrester and Craig Robertson will have stints on the sidelines after being injured in non-race day falls.

Stephen Brown Jr remains in ICU

Stephen Brown Jr remains in the intensive care unit in Melbourne hospital after a fall at Wangaratta in a jump-out

Ex-apprentice remains in coma after fall

Stephen Brown Jr has cracked ribs, a crack in his neck and a punctured lung along with head injuries following a fall in a jump-out...

Ex-apprentice seriously ill after fall

Stephen Brown Jr has cracked ribs, a crack in his neck and a punctured lung following a Wangaratta trackwork fall.
Mikaela Claridge

Victoria races back on after jockey death

Racing is expected to get under way in Victoria just a day since an apprentice jockey died after a falling from her horse during routine...
Mikaela Claridge

Jockey Mikaela Claridge dies in accident

Racing officials have confirmed Mikaela Claridge as the apprentice jockey killed in a trackwork accident at Cranbourne.

Jockey dies in Melbourne racecourse fall

A jockey has died after falling from a horse at a racecourse in southeast Melbourne.

Jockeys hurt in four-horse fall at Sale

The race meeting at Sale was abandoned following a four-horse fall involving jockeys Chris Caserta, Thomas Stockdale, Joe Bowditch and Michael Walker.

Brainstorming sit-down a must for industry

Victorian Jockeys' Association chief executive Matthew Hyland wants leaders of the racing industry to take part in a round table discussion on industry hours.

Apprentice Tahlia Hope out of hospital

Apprentice Tahlia Hope has returned home from hospital after being treated for viral meningitis but will continue treatment over the coming weeks.

Slow recovery for Tahlia Hope in hospital

Tahlia Hope remains in hospital recovering from viral meningitis after falling ill while riding in Mornington barrier trials.

Tahlia Hope responding to treatment

Apprentice jockey Tahlia Hope is responding to treatment for viral meningitis and has been moved from ICU at Frankston Hospital in Victoria.

Apprentice Tahlia Hope hospitalised

Apprentice jockey Tahlia Hope is in ICU at Frankston Hospital in Victoria being treated for viral meningitis.

Vic jockey Jason Benbow to undergo surgery

An MRI scan has found as many as seven previously undiagnosed fractures in the foot of jockey Jason Benbow following a recent fall.

Jason Benbow hospitalised after Sale fall

Jason Benbow has been injured in a race fall at Sale with the jockey taken to hospital.
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Vic jockeys gain an increase in riding fee

Victorian jockeys have gained a pay rise from Racing Victoria with an increase to their riding fee.
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Pay dispute continues between VJA and RV

Victorian jockeys have been banned from conducting media interviews as negotiations continue over their Enterprise Bargaining Agreement with Racing Victoria.
Beau Mertens

VJA chasing an increase in jockey fees

The increase in night meetings has prompted the Victorian Jockeys' Association to seek an increase for the riding fee of their members.