News About Danny Nikolic

Zahra Takes Mosheen Ride in 2012 Bobbie Lewis Quality

Zahra Takes Mosheen Ride in 2012 Bobbie Lewis Quality

With regular jockey Danny Nikolic currently serving a ban from riding, Mark Zahra has been appointed to ride Mosheen in tomorrow’s Group 3 2012 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) at Eagle Farm. Nikolic was originally scheduled to appeal an indefinite riding ban today but that has been put back to next week forcing connections to find…

Mosheen Recovering Well Ahead of 2012 Toorak Handicap

Mosheen Recovering Well Ahead of 2012 Toorak Handicap

Four-time Group 1 winning mare Mosheen continues to recover well from throat surgery with trainer Robert Smerdon looking at the Toorak Handicap 2012 on October 13 as her first elite level assignment of the spring. The brilliant daughter of Fastnet Rock, winner of the Australian Guineas – Randwick Guineas – Vinery Stud Stakes treble last…

Pepperwood Wins 2012 Coffs Harbour Cup

Pepperwood Wins 2012 Coffs Harbour Cup

Queensland gelding Pepperwood has beaten a host of southern hopes to take top honours in the $80,000 2012 Coffs Harbour Cup (1600m). After being ridden patiently by Danny Nikolic mid-field for the majority of the race, the Sydney rider steered Pepperwood perfectly to allow him gain a run along the inside. With 100 metres to…

Youthful Jack Tops 2012 Coffs Harbour Cup Odds

Youthful Jack Tops 2012 Coffs Harbour Cup Odds

Ross Stitt’s dual stakes winning seven-year-old Youthful Jack has opened the early favourite to win the Coffs Harbour Gold Cup 2012 this Thursday, the Taree-based galloper out to break a five month winning drought. Due to jump at 4:09pm as Coffs Harbour Race 7, the $80,000 Carlton Mid 2012 Coffs Harbour Gold Cup (1600m) boasts…

Mosheen Impresses Ahead of 2012 Cox Plate

Mosheen Impresses Ahead of 2012 Cox Plate

Autumn star Mosheen took her first steps towards the 2012 Cox Plate yesterday, impressing in a barrier trial at Cranbourne. Trainer Robert Smerdon confirmed the daughter of Fastnet Rock will be targeted at the Australasian weight-for-age championship, with her preparation to built around the $3 million event. “We think she’s a Cox Plate horse and…

Mosheen Wins 2012 Vinery Stud Stakes – Rosehill Race 3

Mosheen Wins 2012 Vinery Stud Stakes – Rosehill Race 3

Mosheen has just held on to win the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill Racecourse today April 7, 2012. The three-year-old made it three Group 1 wins in a row with today’s victory, after winning the Group 1 Australian Guineas and Group 1 Rosehill Guineas at her last two starts. Mosheen led by more…

Mosheen Leads Vinery Stud Stakes Field 2012

Mosheen Leads Vinery Stud Stakes Field 2012

Flying filly Mosheen will shoot for her fourth elite level title on Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill Gardens this Easter Saturday, the Robert Smerdon-trained champion the headline runner in a small eight-horse 2012 Vinery Stud Stakes field. Running as Rosehill Race 3 at 1:05pm, the $400,000 Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) may have drawn…

Darci Be Good Enough for Robl’s Second Rosehill Guineas Win?

Darci Be Good Enough for Robl’s Second Rosehill Guineas Win?

This Saturday jockey Peter Robl will shoot for his second success in a Sydney Autumn Carnival classic partnering the Bede Murray-trained Darci Be Good in the 2012 Rosehill Guineas at the Gardens. Running as Rosehill Race 7 at 4:10pm, this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) has attracted a crack field of 20 gallopers,…

2012 Rosehill Guineas Barrier Draw Suits Sangster

2012 Rosehill Guineas Barrier Draw Suits Sangster

Cambridge-based trainer Trent Busuttin has gained confidence that his Victoria Derby winner Sangster can race competitively against fellow Kiwi Silent Achiever and the locals in the Rosehill Guineas 2012 this Saturday after they came up trumps with barrier seven. The $500,000 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) this year attracted a strong field of 20 acceptors,…

Bumper Rosehill Guineas Field 2012 & Barriers Revealed

Bumper Rosehill Guineas Field 2012 & Barriers Revealed

A full field of three-year-olds has been accepted to contest the 2012 Rosehill Guineas this Saturday, a strong local contingent to be challenged by the presence of four New Zealand visitors. Set to run as Rosehill Race 7 at 4:10pm (NSW time) as the flagship race on a bumper nine-event program, the $500,000 Group 1…