Category: Minister for Racing

St Arnaud Offers Trove Of Harness Racing Fun

St Arnaud Harness Racing Club is preparing to celebrate its premier track event this Sunday with new upgraded facilities, thanks to more than $23,000 in funding supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing more than $8,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to upgrade the owners’ facilities and support the St […]

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Yarra Valley Racing Set To Draw A Crowd

Yarra Valley Racing is set to launch a new social club package and revamp its harness owners’ room facilities, thanks to more than $68,000 in jointly funded initiatives supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The social club package will bring together locals and visitors to the Yarra Valley with more than 1,200 people expected to […]

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Cup Day Magic Comes To Cranbourne

Cranbourne is gearing up to host its first ever Melbourne Cup Day race meeting on Tuesday, 7 November, thanks to almost $47,000 in funding supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing almost $22,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the event, with Cranbourne Turf Club contributing almost $23,000 and Country […]

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Funding Boost Brings Spring Racing To Mornington

The Andrews Labor Government is backing this Sunday’s 2017 Peninsula Cup as part of a combined funding package of almost $180,000. The Cup is one of the biggest annual racing events held on the Mornington Peninsula and this year’s meeting is expected to draw more than 8,000 people to the track. The Labor Government is […]

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Celebrating 70 Years Of Harness Racing In The Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley Racing will celebrate 70 years of harness racing at its ‘Trots Tradition’ race day next Tuesday, 7 November, thanks to a $78,000 boost supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing more than $30,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund for the event and Yarra Valley Racing is providing more […]

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Mortlake Set For Derby Day Family-Friendly Fun

Jockeys and horses racing at the Mortlake Derby Day this Saturday will be safer, thanks to a funding boost of almost $90,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced the Labor Government has contributed almost $45,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the installation of new lightweight plastic […]

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Boost For The 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival

Racegoers attending the 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival will have access to upgraded public facilities thanks to a $460,000 funding package supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Launching the carnival at Flemington Racecourse today, Minister for Racing Martin Pakula announced the Labor Government is providing more than $231,000 through the Victorian Racing Infrastructure Fund. The Victoria […]

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Major Funding Windfall For 2017 Horsham Cup

The iconic Horsham Cup is set to receive a major funding injection worth more than $105,000 under a joint investment package supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing more than $47,000 to boost attendance at the event next Friday, 3 November, through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund. The Horsham & District […]

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Major Upgrade For Geelong Racecourse

Geelong thoroughbred racing is set to receive a $1 million funding injection for two major infrastructure projects and the 2017 Geelong Cup, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula attended the Cup today to announce the Labor Government is delivering more than $435,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund […]

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Safety On Track For St Arnaud Cup

Jockeys and horses will be safer at the St Arnaud Cup this Saturday, thanks to a joint funding package of more than $67,000 for new plastic running rails at St Arnaud Racecourse. The Andrews Labor Government is contributing more than $33,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the project, with Racing Victoria matching the […]

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