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Rawiller Set To Miss Pierro Guineas Ride
Last season's undefeated champion colt Pierro could be without regular race rider Nash Rawiller after the jockey was suspended for 5 meetings at yesterday's Newcastle meeting, reports news.com.au. Rawiller, who has piloted Pierro to 9 victories, including an undefeated 8 in Sydney, is hoping to have his suspension "shaved" so that it doesn't include Saturday-week's Gr1 Randwick Guineas for which Pierro will be a strong fancy. Other jockeys in contention for the ride, should Rawiller's appeal fail, include Corey Brown (who finished 3rd on Pierro in the Gr1 Cox Plate), Tommy Berry & Jim Cassidy.