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European Melbourne Cup Contenders To Call Werribee Home

European Melbourne Cup Contenders To Call Werribee Home

12 Aug, 2013

European Melbourne Cup contenders will be hosted at the TAB Werribee International Horse Centre once again after Racing Victoria released the findings of their investigation into the state of the track after a meeting on the 17th of July was abandoned due to the death of two horses and an injury to apprentice jockey …

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 …