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ROY HIGGINS MEDAL VOTES 2021-22 

 

BALLARAT CUP November 20

Darryl Sherer

5 – Luke Nolen (Zayydani)

4 – Ben Allen (Aquagirl)

3 – Jye McNeil (Decent Raine)

2 – Fred Kersley (Cover Star)

1 – Harry Coffey (Ocean Beyond)

 

Carl Di Iorio

5 – Luke Nolen (Zayydani)

4 – Ben Allen (Aquagirl)

3 – Harry Coffey (Ocean Beyond)

2 – Craig Newitt (Cusack)

1 – Luke Currie (Silent Sovereign)

 

TOTALS to November 20

58- B Prebble

50- D Lane

43- D Oliver 

41- J McNeil

29- J Allen 

26- J McDonald

24- C Williams

23- J Childs 

22- J Richards*

15- M Dee

14- L Meech, N Rawiller, D Thornton, L Nolen

13- D Yendall, F Kersley

12- A Kelly*, B Allen

11- D Moor

9- L Currie

8- J Fry

7- E Brown

6- W Price, J Kah

5- J Maskiell, D Bates, T Nugent*, B McDougall, L King

4- K McEvoy, H Bowman, H Coffey

3- B Mertens, R McLeod, D Holland 

2- L Riordan, C Newitt

1- C Hefel*, M Cartwright *, J Mott

CRANBOURNE CUP DAY November 13

Scott McDonell

5- Damien Thornton (Paul’s Regret)

4- Lachlan King (King Magnus)

3- Craig Williams (Dexelation)

2- Michael Dee (Chartres)

1- Jamie Mott (Lyrical Lad)

 

Carl Di Iorio

5- Josh Richards (Mankayan)

4- Craig Williams (Dexelation)

3- Damien Thornton (Paul’s Regret)

2- Damian Lane (Taut You Could)

1- Lachlan King (King Magnus)

 

 FLEMINGTON STAKES DAY November 6

Deane Lester

5- Nash Rawiller (Warning)

4- Damian Lane (Age of Chivalry)
3- Luke Nolen (Zayydani)
2- Fred Kersley (It’sourtime)
1- James McDonald (Zaaki)

 

 Dan Mielicki

5- James McDonald (Zaaki)
4- Damian Lane (Age of Chivalry)

3- Hugh Bowman (Alcyone)

2- Nash Rawiller (Warning)

1- Fred Kersley (It’sourtime)

 

 

FLEMINGTON OAKS DAY November 4

Rob Nicholson

5 – Damien Oliver (Willowy)

4 – Mick Dee (Douceur)

3 – Kerrin McEvoy (Foxy Frida)

2 – Brett Prebble (Flying Evelyn)

1 – Dean Yendall (Halvorsen)

 

Warren Huntly

5 – Damien Oliver (Willowy)

4 – Brett Prebble (Plucky Pirouette)

3 – Dean Yendall (Halvorsen)

2 – James McDonald (Djukon)

1 – Kerrin McEvoy (Foxy Frida)

 

 Flemington October 30 Derby Day:

 

5 John Allen (Hitotsu)

4 Dean Yendall (Justacanta)

3 Damien Oliver (Colette & Superstorm)

2 James McDonald (Great House)

1 Jye McNeill (Willowy)

 

Tony Rickards

 

5 James McDonald (Minhaaj)
4 Damien Oliver (Colette)
3 Dean Yendall (Justacanta)
2 Jye McNeil (Willowy)
1 John Allen (Hitotsu)

 

 

Flemington November 2 Cup Day:

Joel Marshall

5. James McDonald – Verry Elleegant

4. Nash Rawiller – Rich Hips

3. Jordan Childs – Spirit of Gaylard

2. Jarrod Fry – Milton Park

1. Damien Oliver – Lackeen

 

Paul Richards

5. J.Mcdonald – Verry Elleegant

4. B.McDougall – Team Captain

3. N.Rawiller – Rich Hips

2. J.Fry – Milton Park

1. B.Prebble – Incentivise

Moonee Valley October 23

Carl Di Iorio

5 John Allen (Just Folk)

4 Michael Dee (Lunar Flare)

3 Jye McNeil (Dexelation)

2 Craig Williams (Anamoe)

1 Linda Meech (Commander Harry)

 

Scott McDonell

5 M.Dee – Lunar Flare

4 J.Allen – State Of Rest

3 Blaike McDougall (Flying Mascot)

2 Jye McNeil (Dexelation)

1 J.McDonald – Mokulua

 

 

 

 

BLACK CAVIAR SCHOLARSHIP 2021 APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Congratulations to Justin Darcy and Tom Happell, co winners for 2021-22.

The VRMA Black Caviar Scholarship invites applications from aspiring young journalists.

This is an opportunity to further their career in thoroughbred racing media and is open to 17-24 year-olds currently enrolled in approved media/communications/journalism tertiary courses in Victoria.

The scholarship recipient will undertake work experience across the racing media industry with VRMA members during 2021-22 season including the Melbourne Spring racing carnival.

The successful applicant will also be afforded the opportunity to expand networks with active racing media members and will receive remuneration of $2000 to be paid against their HECS-HELP debt or fee paying course.

Recent successful Scholarship winners have since been able to obtain full or part-time employment in the racing media.

Please submit your application by email, and or video, stating your age, the course you are enrolled in, any references on your behalf detailing your interest in racing.

Applications open Tuesday June 1st and close Friday June 25th. The successful applicant to be announced soon after.

Please send all applications to vrmascholarship@gmail.com by the closing date of June 25th, 2021.

 

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