Probably the most stars of Australian racing shall be on display within the 8th annual Nationwide Jockeys’ Accept as true with cricket fit, which is elevating budget for flora and fauna and farm animals injured within the bushfires.
The NJT T20 shall be held at Williamstown Oval on Monday from 1pm, with Damien Oliver to captain the Jockeys’ Workforce in opposition to a Racing All-Stars facet.
The fit is typically one of the most primary fundraisers for the NJT which gives help for jockeys and their households in want, and final 12 months raised greater than $130,000.
This 12 months the proceeds will cross to Flora and fauna Victoria, WIRES Australian Flora and fauna Rescue Organisation (NSW), Kangaroo Island Flora and fauna Park (SA) and Flora and fauna Rescue Queensland to lend a hand with help to flora and fauna and farm animals suffering from bushfires.
The Jockeys’ staff options riders from round Australia together with Western Australia’s premier rider William Pike, Sydney-based stars Nash Rawiller and Brenton Avdulla and final season’s Victorian premiership winner Linda Meech.
Mitch Goring and Josh Ledger, who each misplaced their fathers in race falls, are a part of the Jockeys’ staff.
Melbourne Cup-winning instructor Danny O’Brien, Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne and her brother Stevie are a few of the Racing All-Stars which come with plenty of racing media personalities, whilst former Australian cricketer Bryce McGain will captain the facet.
Racing Victoria’s leader steward Robert Cram and RV’s Greg Wood worker will umpire, whilst widespread 1992 Melbourne Cup winner Subzero will make an look.
Gates open at 12pm (AEDT) with admission loose.
There is not any race assembly in Victoria on Monday.