Topic: Racing

Seniors Race Nights Returns To Tabcorp Park Melton

Tabcorp Park Melton’s popular Seniors Race Nights will make a triumphant return this April, thanks to a joint funding package of almost $52,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Taking place on Friday 13 April and Friday 11 May, the events will provide seniors with an opportunity to enjoy an exciting and affordable evening of […]

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Boost For Ballarat Community Race Days

Racegoers at Ballarat are gearing up for a series of community themed race days under a joint investment package of more than $31,000. The first race meeting will pay tribute to emergency services workers with a CFA Day meeting on Sunday 8 April, and the second race meeting on Mother’s Day, Sunday 13 May, will […]

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A Cracking Time At Caulfield Easter Cup

Racegoers are set to flock to the Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday, 31 March, for the 2018 Easter Cup. The Andrews Labor Government is providing more than $38,000 to support the event through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program. The Melbourne Racing Club is contributing almost $50,000. Proceeds from the $5 entry fee will […]

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Racegoers Hop Into Easter At Warracknabeal Cup

The 2018 Warracknabeal Cup has received a major funding boost, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing more than $24,000 to support the Cup this Easter Saturday and a further $33,000 for upgrades to the racecourse function centre, through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund. Racegoers heading to the track […]

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Get Back To Birchip For The Long Weekend

Birchip is set for back to back success this weekend when harness racing returns for the second year running thanks to a joint investment of almost $18,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing almost $9,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program to support the Back to Birchip […]

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Horsham Cup First Past The Post This March

Horsham Greyhound Racing Club is gearing up to host its feature event of the year with the Group Two Horsham Cup this Saturday, 10 March. The Andrews Labor Government is contributing almost $11,500 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to the event at the new and improved racetrack at the Horsham Showgrounds. The Horsham Greyhound […]

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Major Upgrades Unveiled At Wangaratta Turf Club

The Andrews Labor Government today unveiled the new racecourse entrance and one of two 18-box stable blocks recently completed as part of a major upgrade at the Wangaratta Turf Club. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula and Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today attended the Wangaratta Cup Day, 4 March, to inspect the progress of […]

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Every Dog Has Its Day At Sandown

The Sandown Greyhound Racing Club is hosting its Day of the Dog Series for the sixth season running, thanks to a joint funding package worth more than $230,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing nearly $98,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund for the series, and the Sandown Greyhound Racing […]

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Racegoers To Harness Action At Cranbourne Pacing Cup

Racegoers are set to flock to the 2018 Cranbourne Pacing Cup this Saturday night, 3 March, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing more than $3,700 though the Victorian Racing Industry Fund for the event, and the Cranbourne Harness Racing Club is matching the contribution dollar for […]

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Australian Cup Carnival Celebrates 60 Years

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the 60th anniversary of greyhound racing’s iconic Australian Cup Carnival at The Meadows. The three-night race series kicks of this Saturday, 17 February, followed by a second race meeting on Saturday, 24 February, and culminating with the Group 1 Australian Cup – worth $250,000 – on Saturday, 3 March. […]

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