Category: Minister for Racing

Melton Racing Rings In The New Year

Melton racegoers will celebrate New Year’s Eve trackside this year, thanks to a joint funding package of almost $30,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing $10,000 towards the harness racing meeting on Sunday 31 December courtesy of its Victorian Racing Industry Fund. Tabcorp Park Melton’s New Year’s Eve celebration is […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing

Racing Funding Boost For Warrnambool

Racegoers at Warrnambool are gearing up for a big season of greyhound racing this summer thanks to a joint funding package of more than $55,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing $21,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund for the Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club’s 2017–18 Seaside Festival. The Seaside Festival […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing

Boxing Day Racing Returns To Horsham

Boxing Day greyhound racing is back at the Horsham Showgrounds track, thanks to a joint funding package of more than $13,300 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing more than $6,700 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to Horsham’s Boxing Day Picnic at the Races on 26 December. Greyhound Racing Victoria […]

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Supporting Pakenham’s Premier Race Day

Racegoers are set to flock to the Pakenham Racing Club this Saturday, 9 December, as the Pakenham Cup takes centre stage. The Andrews Labor Government is contributing $49,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to support the race day, and a further $8,000 to upgrade the veterinary facilities at the club’s home at Racing.com Park. […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Racing

Night Of Racing Fun Helps Sports Groups In Ballarat

NIGHT OF RACING FUN HELPS SPORTS GROUPS IN BALLARAT Hundreds of racegoers are expected to head to Morshead Park tomorrow night for the Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club’s premier race meeting. The Andrews Labor Government is contributing almost $9,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards this year’s greyhound Ballarat Cup. The event will help support […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Western Victoria Region

Geelong Gets Festive For 2017 Pacing Cup

Geelong Harness Racing Club is gearing up to celebrate its 2017 Pacing Cup this Saturday, 9 December, thanks to a joint funding package of $104,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing more than $25,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to the night race and a further $13,000 for a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Western Victoria Region

Celebrating The Festive Season At Sandown

Sandown Greyhound Racing Club is celebrating the Christmas season with two big nights of racing thanks to almost $43,000 in funding supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing more than $18,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to the ‘Santa Rocks the Dogs’ Christmas race nights starting tonight, 7 December, and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Geelong To Showcase A Summer Of Racing

Geelong is gearing up to host a series of feature race days this summer, thanks to a joint funding package of $134,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing more than $64,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program towards the Geelong Racing Club’s 2017–18 Summer of Racing. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Western Victoria Region

Wodonga Racing Strikes Gold With Funding Boost

Thoroughbred racing at Wodonga will get a $271,000 boost for key race day attractions and infrastructure projects thanks to a joint funding package supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula announced the funding at today’s Wodonga Gold Cup which is one of three events in the Wodonga & District Turf Club’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Northern Victoria Region

Boost For Ballarat’s Premier Cup Meeting

More than 14,000 people are expected to flock to the Dowling Forest Racecourse tomorrow for the 2017 Ballarat Cup. The Andrews Labor Government is providing more than $48,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program to support the event. It will include the return of the hugely popular ‘Hothouse’ enclosure which offers a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Western Victoria Region