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Racing Victoria Launches Investigation Into Werribee Track

Racing Victoria Launches Investigation Into Werribee Track

18 Jul, 2013

Racing Victoria has launched an investigation into the Werribee track that has come under fire after a disastrous meeting yesterday that saw two horses put down and debutant jockey Boris Thornton taken to hospital with neck and leg injuries.

Thornton was riding Frenchhook in the eighth race of the day when the gelding stepped in …

Cranbourne Trials Under The Spotlights

Cranbourne Trials Under The Spotlights

25 Jan, 2012

The new lightning system at Cranbourne was given its first test yesterday and it’s been given a tentative thumbs up by industry participants.

Jockeys reported that some sections of the track required a little bit of tinkering but overall the infrastructure worked without a hitch.

There were 12 jumpouts at Cranbourne yesterday starting in the …

Noonan’s Career On Hold Following RVL Ruling

Noonan’s Career On Hold Following RVL Ruling

5 Sep, 2011

Racing Victoria have rejected apprentice jockey Jake Noonan's application to be relicensed on medical advice

Apprentice jockey Jake Noonan has once again been refused the opportunity to resume his riding career after Racing Victoria (RVL) rejected his application to be relicensed.

Noonan was the victim of a horrific race fall in May that left him …

Ballarat’s Uphill Track Makes It’s Training Debut

Ballarat’s Uphill Track Makes It’s Training Debut

10 May, 2011

Ballarat’s $2.4 million uphill training track was used for the first time today since being opened by Minister for Racing Denis Napthine last Friday.

The 1,400 metre synthetic uphill track will be used to train a total of 150 horses a day in strength development.

The new track, which is located at Ballarat’s Dowling Forest …