Trainers Charged Over Cobalt

Racing Victoria stewards have laid the first charges arising from a long-running investigation surrounding the use of cobalt in four Victorian stables. The Peter Moody, Mark Kavanagh, Danny O’Brien and  Lee and Shannon Hope stables all became the subject of investigations arising from elevated levels of cobalt returned by some of their runners in 2014. Racing…

Kronfeld On Trial In Belmont Trip

Merv Dellar says Kronfeld will go trial when he travels to Perth for the first occasion and tackles the Tabtouch-Home of Racing & Sport Handicap (2000m) Dellar is keen to test Kronfeld over a middle distance journey with a view of targeting the Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) and Boulder Cup (2100m) later this year. “I think…

Still Much To Learn About He Or She

Perth galloper He Or She has firmed with nearly all betting agencies but co-trainer Tom Dabernig says the stable still has plenty to learn about the exciting performer. He Or She won seven of nine starts, including his past five outings, for his previous trainer Vaughn Sigley before connections sold 50 percent of the horse…

Oliver Suffers Fall

Champion jockey Damien Oliver was one of two senior riders taken to hospital after a nasty fall at Thursday’s Bendigo meeting. The Victorian Jockeys’ Association reported Oliver and Chris Symons both suffered concussion when falling from their respective mounts Mefnooda and Hampshire early in the Racing.com Maiden Plate (1100m). Oliver also complained of neck soreness…