Category: Minister for Racing

Racing For Health Awareness At Sandown Greyhounds

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with Sandown Greyhound Racing Club to help raise awareness of men’s health issues. The Labor Government is providing almost $12,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program to support the 2018 Man’s Night race meeting at Sandown on Thursday 27 September, as part of a $42,000 joint […]

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Caulfield Races Support Charities And Not-For-Profits

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Caulfied racegoers enjoy a big day of racing in support of local charities, as part of the Melbourne Racing Club’s Foundation Race Day at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday. The Labor Government is contributing more than $40,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program, as part of the […]

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Non-Stop Greyhound Action At Sandown Park

The Andrews Labor Government is helping greyhound enthusiasts take part in racing action at Sandown this weekend as part of the Speed Star Super Sunday event on Sunday, 16 September. The Labor Government is providing almost $15,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the twilight race meeting, as part of a $43,000 joint funding […]

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New Board Member For Greyhound Racing Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Bendigo lawyer Marika McMahon to the Board of Greyhound Racing Victoria. Ms McMahon is a director of Bendigo legal firm, O’Farrell Robertson McMahon, where she has been a partner for almost two decades. The firm provides legal services to clients across central and northern Victoria. She […]

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Boost For First Race Of Spring Racing Season

The Andrews Labor Government is kicking off this year’s Spring Racing Carnival with a boost for the 2018 Memsie Stakes Day. The Labor Government is providing almost $15,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the $39,000 joint funding project, as part of the race day at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday 1 September. The Memsie […]

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Tabcorp Park Hosts Victoria’s Top Harness Race

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Tabcorp Park host the final of Victoria’s largest annual harness race series. The Labor Government is providing almost $7500 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund as part of a $40,000 joint funding package, towards the 2018 Breeders Crown Race Night on Saturday 25 August. The Breeders Crown Series runs […]

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Major Upgrade At Mornington Racecourse

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in a major upgrade of the Mornington Racecourse with a new all-weather synthetic training track. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced that the Labor Government is providing almost $1.38 million from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the $2.75 million project. The new synthetic track will replace the […]

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Major Investments For Country Racing

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in country racing through a major marketing campaign and the rollout of state of the art racing technology to improve safety for jockeys and horses. The Labor Government is providing $900,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund to help promote 221 regional race meetings, as well as more than […]

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Winter Boost For The Shepparton Greyhounds

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading the Kialla Raceway and helping Shepparton host three greyhound race meetings this winter. As part of a $168,000 joint funding package, the Labor Government is providing more than $13,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the three race meetings, along with almost $70,000 towards four infrastructure upgrades. Upgrades […]

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Family Fun At Sandown Park This Winter

The Andrews Labor Government is helping racegoers escape the winter blues at Sandown Park in July as part of the 2018 Dollars for Dinner series. As part of a joint funding package worth almost $115,000, the Labor Government is providing almost $32,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program towards the series, which […]

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