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Melham To Plead Not Guilty To Bet Charges

Jockey Ben Melham will plead not guilty to betting charges levelled against him and his partner Karlie Dales following a directions hearing at the Victorian Racing Tribunal. Melham was last month issued seven charges by Racing Victoria stewards into alleged betting activities over a six-month period, which included giving false or misleading evidence during an[...]
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Directions Hearing Date Set In Melham Case

A directions hearing in regards to betting charges against high profile jockey Ben Melham and his partner Karlie Dales has been scheduled for later this month. On Monday, Racing Victoria stewards issued Melham with seven charges, six in relation to alleged betting activity between March and September last year and one of providing false or[...]
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Jye McNeil Wins Careless Riding Appeal

In-form Melbourne jockey Jye McNeil has been successful in an appeal against a suspension for his ride in the Chester Manifold Stakes. McNeil rode four winners at last Saturday’s Flemington meeting, including the feature race on Amadeus. McNeil was later found guilty of careless riding aboard Amadeus near the 1000m of the 1400m-race and given[...]
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Registered Owner Charged Over Neglect

Registered Victorian owner Lester O’Grady faces 20 charges, 10 in the alternative, over the neglect of racehorses in his care. Racing Victoria stewards charged O’Grady under an Australian Rule of Racing that, up to and including March 18 this year, he had failed to provide 10 horses with proper and sufficient nutrition. O’Grady faces charges[...]
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New Tribunal Set To Hear Racing Charges

The start of the new racing season will herald a new way that charges laid against licensed people are dealt with in Victoria. The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board across the three racing codes in Victoria will be replaced by the Victorian Racing Tribunal from August 1. Jamie Stier, Racing Victoria’s executive general manager of[...]
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