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Smoking Aces Plot Thickens

Monday, 10th December 2012

In a twist to the 'Smoking Aces' case in which banned jockey Danny Nikolic is alleged to have 'fixed' the outcome of a Cranbourne race, theage.com.au reports that "Police have made a breakthrough... uncovering closed-circuit TV footage of a relative of Danny Nikolic collecting winnings on [the] race..." Police have been continuing to compile evidence against Nikolic and jockey Mark Zahra who "is alleged to have been paid $3,000 by Nikolic to ride his horse in a way that favoured Nikolic's mount, Smoking Aces."

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