Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
Back A Winner!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Back Yourself!
Sign-up and start betting with Ladbrokes in 2 minutes!
Best Of The Best Odds!
Bet With Palmerbet and get Paid Top Fluc or Top Tote!!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

The race for the Sydney jockeys’ title took a twist at Randwick on Wednesday when premiership pacesetter Hugh Bowman was suspended for careless riding.

Stewards outed Bowman for four meetings for allowing his winning mount Stocky to shift in near the 800 metres in the Australian Turf Club Handicap when not clear of other runners.

Bowman, who is Sydney’s reigning champion jockey, mounted a spirited defence but it was not enough to sway stewards.

He was originally going to ride at Rosehill this Saturday and Canterbury next Wednesday before beginning his penalty, which would have ruled him out of the final two meetings of the season.

However, after a telephone call to his manager, Bowman successfully had the dates changed.

He will now begin his suspension after riding at Rosehill this Saturday, which will allow him to return for the final two metropolitan meetings of the term.

“We have acceded to a request to alter the dates following his consultation with his manager regarding rides,” acting chief steward Greg Rudolph said.

Bowman’s win aboard Stocky stretched his title lead to 6-1/2 but Rawiller hit back with victory aboard Photon Willie in the final race.

When stewards asked Bowman for submissions regarding his penalty he clearly had the jockeys’ title in mind.

“Just that I might be given a reprimand,” he said.

Both Bowman and Rawiller have strong books of rides at Rosehill on Saturday.

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. T’s & C’s apply. Gamble responsibly.
Featured News

Free List of the Racing Bonus Bets and Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Owner banned over death of horse

An owner has received a 21 month ban from ownership following the body condition and subsequent death of a horse....

Star female jockey may not ride again

Star female jockey Raquel Clark is unsure if she will be allowed to get back into the saddle following her...

Australian G1 winner dies in Hong Kong

Victoria Derby winner Extra Brut has died in Hong Kong after being injured in an accident on a walking machine....

Watch: This’ll Testya shows she is something special

Boom mare This’ll Testya was sent out as the short priced favourite at Ascot and she lived up to her...

Champion mare Winx to be a mum

The owners of champion Winx are expected to confirm she is successfully in-foal to super sire I Am Invincible in...

Watch: Scary scenes as police open fire at stablehands

Races at Turffontein on Saturday night were delayed as scary scenes broke out across the racecourse after police opened fire...

Photographer hit by runaway horse

Watch: Photographer hit by runaway horse

A photographer has been taken to hospital after a horse broke through the running rail at an Irish meeting overnight....

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Which bookmaker should you bet with? We Review each of the leading online Australian Bookmakers and rate them in order...

Copyright © 2019 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved - Privacy Policy

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.