Stathi Katsidis

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Stathi Katsidis
Occupation Jockey
Born 19 February 1979
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Died (aged 31)
Brisbane, Australia
Major racing wins

The T J Smith (2000)
Queensland Oaks (2006)
Manikato Stakes (2007)
Winter Stakes (2007)
Australian Derby (2010)
Randwick Guineas (2010)

Brisbane Premiership wins:
2003–04 (58 winners)
2005–06 (75)
2009–10 with Larry Cassidy (72).

Stathi Katsidis (19 February 1979 – 19 October 2010) was an Australian jockey.[1]

Death[edit]

Katsidis was found dead at his Brisbane home a fortnight before he was due to ride in the Melbourne Cup. A coroner's report showed that the Champion jockey had a cocktail of drugs and alcohol[2] in his system when he was found dead.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guy Williams (20 October 2010). "Rocky racing shock". Coolum & North Shore News. Coolum-news.com.au. AAP. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Sophie Ellsworth (27 May 2011). "Drugs, booze bender killed leading jockey Stathi Katsidis". The Daily Telegraph. dailytelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Tony Keim; Robert Craddock (5 May 2011). "Family want coroner to probe jockey Stathi Katsidis's death". The Courier Mail. couriermail.com.au. Retrieved 4 April 2014.