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Racing Victoria announces massive prizemoney increases

Racing Victoria announces massive prizemoney increases

27 Feb, 2012

The newly agreed joint venture between Racing Victoria and Tabcorp has spearheaded a massive prizemoney increase for the thoroughbred industry across the state.

With the injection of $18.7 million, Victoria’s prizemoney pool will jump to more $160 million for the 2012-2013 racing season.

The new wagering joint venture will take effect from the start of …

Big Money On Offer At Inaugural Bendigo Stand-Alone Meeting

Big Money On Offer At Inaugural Bendigo Stand-Alone Meeting

22 Jul, 2011

A total of $770,000 in prize money will be on offer at Bendigo Racecourse’s inaugural Premier Saturday Meeting next March.

The race meet will feature the 1,600 metre Golden Mile, which will move from its current spring racing carnival timeslot and double in prize money to $125,000.

Eight other races will also be run as …

Bendigo Receives Premier Standalone Saturday Fixture

Bendigo Receives Premier Standalone Saturday Fixture

17 May, 2011

Bendigo Racecourse has been allocated a standalone Saturday meeting for the next three years which will be known as the Golden Mile race day.

The meeting, the first of which will be held on March 17 next year, will replace that day’s Melbourne metropolitan fixture.

The race day will feature the 1,600 metre Golden Mile, …