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Best Turned Out awards – Saturday Sep 24

In partnership with The Australian Turf Club, ARCC will reward strappers in each of the five feature races held on Golden Rose Day at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday September 24, 2022. The best presented horse in these races will earn their handler a $200 prize. Jointly sponsored by the ATC and ARCC, the awards will be presented for each of the…

2YO Trials – Strappers’ BBQ – September 19

ARCC hosted a BBQ for strappers at the Official 2YO trials at Royal Randwick on Monday 19 September 2022. In the busy grind of morning trackwork, especially in the pressurised carnival atmosphere, a free sausage and a warm smile is always welcome! Thanks to the ATC for their assistance, and the intrepid volunteers who did…

Jockey Celebration Day at Randwick

Jockeys past and present gathered at Royal Randwick on Saturday 6 August as part of Jockey Celebration Day 2022. Before the running of Race 7, more than 50 former jockeys formed a guard of honour for the current jockeys who then reciprocated by forming a guard of honour for their forebears.  After this, NJT CEO Paul…

Two Jockeys Seriously Injured

The last two days have seen two apprentice jockeys seriously injured in separate race falls. Leah Kilner had a fall at a race meeting a Grafton yesterday, and Elissa Meredith had a fall at Gunnedah races today.  Both suffered head injuries and were airlifted to hospital. Our prayers are with Leah & Elissa and their families….