Damien Oliver charged with illegal betting

LEADING Victorian jockey Damien Oliver will face a Racing Victoria stewards panel on Tuesday after admitting he bet on a rival horse in a race at Moonee Valley in October, 2010.

Oliver rode second favourite Europa Point into sixth place, but told stewards on Monday that he bet $10,000 on the winner, Miss Octopussy.

He has also been charged with bringing a mobile phone into the jockey's room.

The 40-year-old faces the prospect of 12 months on the sidelines.


Students learn life lessons through dance

Students learn life lessons through dance

Gatton school collects two awards at Wakakirri.

Tractors tackle 153km trek

Tractors tackle 153km trek

More than 60 drivers and their passengers took part.

Sick and tired after dust issues ramp up

Sick and tired after dust issues ramp up

He believes traffic in the area has cause the issues to ramp up.

Local Partners