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Nikolic Inquiry 2: "Not Guilty" Plea To 4 Of 9 Charges
Nikolic is facing 9 charges laid by Racing Victoria stewards. He pleaded not guilty to: 2 charges that he had engaged in improper practices; & 2 charges that he had engaged in conduct prejudicial to the interests of racing. However he pleaded guilty to: 1 charge of behaving in a abusive & insulting manner to stewards; & 4 charges of leaving the jockeys' room & making contact with various associates via his phone without stewards' permission.