TGIF! Racing followers are at some point away from their favorite day of the week. There’s nonetheless loads to whet the urge for food in Friday, with 5 native gallops conferences to go forward following the abandonment of the seven-race card at Naracoorte. Within the meantime, there’s been no scarcity of reports over the past 24 hours within the racing trade.
King Callow in hassle over Benalla journey
The enigmatic Noel Callow has discovered himself in sizzling water with Racing Victoria stewards after they launched an inquiry into one of many jockey’s rides at Benalla again on September 25. He’s been charged below the rule that states a rider should take all accountable and permissible measures all through the race to make sure the rider’s horse is given full alternative to win or to acquire the absolute best place within the subject. His journey, Grand Pope, completed tenth and was crushed by over 5 lengths when a well-supported favorite available in the market.
Bowman heads again to Sydney
Champion jockey Hugh Bowman divided opinion through the early levels of the 2020/21 racing season after discovering himself in entrance of the stewards for a number of incidents in New South Wales. He opted to base himself in Melbourne for the Spring Racing Carnival and had his fair proportion of success alongside the way in which. The champion jockey recognized for accompanying Winx all through her unbelievable successful streak has six races at Rosehill earlier than a full e-book of rides at Kembla Grange on Saturday. He’s trying to keep out of the stewards rooms and keep away from harm with a view in direction of the Magic Hundreds of thousands assembly on the Gold Coast.
No Australian jockeys heading to Hong Kong for the IJC
The world-renowned Longines Worldwide Jockeys’ Championship is about to get underway on December 9, however this 12 months’s occasion will function no Australian-based hoops. Australian racing followers may have the likes of Zac Purton and ‘Aussie’ Tom Marquand to cheer house all through the IJC.
SA trainers permitted to train horses throughout lockdown
It was introduced on Thursday morning that South Australian-based trainers have been granted permission to train their horses. Nevertheless, they don’t seem to be allowed to bodily prepare their equine athletes through the state’s six-day lockdown that started at midnight on Wednesday. The races that have been scheduled for Morphettville on Saturday have been pushed again to Wednesday, November 25, while the Balaklava assembly scheduled for that day has been pushed again an extra 24 hours and will likely be run on Thursday, November 26.
Friday horse racing previews
There’s 5 race conferences for punters to sink their tooth into all through the day, starting with Terang, Orange and Townsville within the early a part of the afternoon. Then a uncommon twilight assembly will happen at Rosehill Gardens, which can then lead into the Friday evening lights at The Valley. Be certain to take a look at a few of our previews to assist construct the financial institution for an additional weekend of Group 1 racing.