Topic: Racing

Investing In World-Class Racing Facilities

The Andrews Labor Government is building new infrastructure and creating hundreds of new jobs at the Cranbourne Training Complex and Pakenham Racing Clubs as part of a major boost for racing in Victoria. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced a $17.5 million investment to create new facilities at both the Cranbourne Training Complex and […]

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Boosting Jobs And Investment In Harness Racing

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will cement our position as Australia’s premier racing state with an increase in prize money for Victorian harness racing. The harness racing industry contributes $600 million to Victoria’s economy and supports more than 4,300 jobs across the state, many in regional communities. A re-elected Labor Government will help grow the […]

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Major Boost For The Ballarat Harness Racing Track

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading the Ballarat & District Trotting Club as part of a major boost for harness racing in the region. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited the club today to announce more than $59,000 for raceday stall upgrades, more than $38,000 to improve the club’s function room, and $25,000 for the […]

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Upgrading The Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading the Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club with 10 new air conditioning units to provide heating and cooling throughout the club. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited the club today to announce $82,000 towards the upgrades and the Ballarat Cup and heats, as part of a joint funding package worth almost […]

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Delivering A Stronger Racing Industry For Victoria

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will ensure Victoria remains the number one racing state in Australia by continuing the Victorian Racing Industry Fund, helping to boost jobs and investment right around the state. The racing industry contributes $4.3 billion to the economy and helps sustain more than 33,000 jobs across Victoria. A re-elected Labor Government […]

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Upgrades For Burrumbeet Park And Windemere Racing Club

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading the Burrumbeet Park & Windermere Racing Club and helping welcome thousands of racegoers to the track on New Year’s Day 2019. The Labor Government is providing more than $26,000 for irrigation and fencing upgrades and more than $17,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the 2019 Burrumbeet Cup […]

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Major Investment In Ballarat Racing

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in a new synthetic race track at Ballarat’s Dowling Forest Racecourse to ensure Ballarat remains one of Victoria’s premier racing and training venues. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula was in Ballarat today to announce a $4 million investment from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the synthetic track. This […]

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Boosting Jobs And Investment In Greyhound Racing

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will cement Victoria’s position as Australia’s premier racing state with an increase in prize money for Victorian greyhound racing. The greyhound racing industry contributes $500 million to Victoria’s economy and supports more than 4,300 jobs across the state, many in regional areas. A re-elected Labor Government will help grow the […]

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Sandown Celebrates Melbourne Cup Carnival

The Andrews Labor Government is helping celebrate one of the world’s most prestigious greyhound racing events during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Labor Government is providing more than $25,000 to support the event on Friday 23 November, as part of a joint funding package worth $284,000. Star Aussie band The Choirboys will headline the musical […]

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Major Investment In Cranbourne Racing

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in new infrastructure upgrades and two racing days at the Cranbourne Turf, Harness and Greyhound Racing Clubs. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula was at the Cranbourne Cup today to announce almost $76,000 for an infrastructure upgrade and more than $58,000 for three race day events, as part of a […]

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