Search
where the horse is always the hero
Article Item
Posted 2021-12-13 13:19:34  
SA Jock Zechner on the move from Adelaide

Karl Zechner is poised to depart the South Australian riding ranks in the new year.

The Zimbabwean-born South African has called Adelaide home for a year and will relocate to Queensland and be based in Brisbane.

“It’s more for the family,’’ Zechner said.

“It’s important to do the right thing for the family and it’s something I feel I had to do sooner rather than later,’’ he said.

Zechner came to Australia with an impressive resume having ridden almost 600 winners.

He has currently has 81 wins to his name in Australia and is set to leave in the best form of his local career having ridden 20 winners since October. Zechner is fresh off a double at Bordertown on Sunday including the feature race on Sebonna.

He said he has loved his time in Adelaide having enjoyed plenty of success for top trainers Jon O’Connor and Peter Hardacre.

“I really have enjoyed my time here,’’ Zechner said.

“And I’ve learnt a lot,’’ he said.

Racing SA

Rate:
Email link to a friend | Printable Version
  • Australia
    Displaying 10 ResultsSee All
    ex kzn jockey off to good start in australia 2022-10-30

    Donovan Dillon, the ex Kzn hoop, made a successful start to his Australia career as he bagged two wi...

    View | Add Comment
    melbourne cup final field announced 2022-10-29

    Melbourne Cup favourite Deauville Legend will jump from barrier nine in Tuesday's Group 1. The shor...

    View | Add Comment
    durston, caulfield cup winner, out of melbourne cup 2022-10-26

    Caulfield Cup winner Durston has been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup by Racing Victoria's vet panel ...

    View | Add Comment
    sa nursery runner up salutes in dubai2022-10-23

    After a lengthy trip from South Africa and then to Dubai, then to Australia, Nujem Suhail wins at hi...

    View | Add Comment
    anamoe supreme in cox redemption 2022-10-22

    Australia's weight-for-age champion Anamoe atoned for his controversial defeat to State Of Rest in l...

    View | Add Comment
    cox plate sponsorship extended 2022-10-20

    The Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) and Ladbrokes have today extended their Principal Partner spons...

    View | Add Comment
    verry elleegant retired 2022-10-20

    Champion mare Verry Elleegant has been officially retired and will be served by a yet-to-be-confirme...

    View | Add Comment
    anamoe draws low for cox plate 2022-10-17

    Anamoe and Zaaki have drawn inside gates as they seek to atone for last year’s Cox Plate heart...

    View | Add Comment
    new racing land price revealed 2022-10-16

    The location and price of Racing Victoria’s massive new land purchase in Melbourne’s nor...

    View | Add Comment
    giga kick targets melbourne next2022-10-16

    Expect to see the conqueror of The Everest sprint sensation Giga Kick in action at Flemington but hi...

    View | Add Comment