News About Bobby El-Issa

New 2017 Sydney Cup Field of 14 Confirmed

New 2017 Sydney Cup Field of 14 Confirmed

The rescheduled Sydney Cup 2017 field has been confirmed with a capacity fourteen starters plus two emergencies accepted for the two mile classic at Royal Randwick. There are three new gallopers guaranteed a run in the $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) on Saturday that did not take part in the abandoned first…

El-Issa to Ride Brave Lasqueti Spirit in 2017 Sydney Cup Rerun

El-Issa to Ride Brave Lasqueti Spirit in 2017 Sydney Cup Rerun

The decision by trainer Lee Curtis to give his always honest filly Lasqueti Spirit a shot in the rerun of the Sydney Cup 2017 has paved the way for jockey Bobby El-Issa to gain a ride in the two mile classic. Crown Oaks winner Lasqueti Spirit was one of five new nominations for the rescheduled…

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 Aim for Dreams Aplenty

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 Aim for Dreams Aplenty

The 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes on Victoria Derby Day this Melbourne Cup Carnival is the ultimate goal for John Zielke‚Äôs Sunshine Coast galloper Dreams Aplenty. The Dream Ahead gelding makes his interstate and three-year-old debut this Saturday at Flemington Racecourse as one of 12 young sprinters facing off in the $200,000 Group 2 Danehill Stakes…

Jockey Change for Worthy Cause in 2016 Ipswich Cup

Jockey Change for Worthy Cause in 2016 Ipswich Cup

Sunshine Coast horseman John Zielke is hoping a change of jockey will also bring a change of luck for his late Ipswich Cup 2016 entry Worthy Cause on Saturday in Queensland. After initially planning to send his Choisir stallion out for a spell ahead of a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid later in the year,…

Professional Punter Found Guilty Of Betting Scandal Involvement

Professional Punter Found Guilty Of Betting Scandal Involvement

The professional Sydney punter in the middle of the Bobby El-Issa betting scandal has been found guilty of involvement by Queensland stewards. The inquiry, which took place in Brisbane on Wednesday, found punter Steve Fletcher was indeed a party to jockey Bobby El-Issa not allowing Bold Glance to run a proper race in the Listed…