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Racing Victoria Looking At Expanding Night Racing

Racing Victoria Looking At Expanding Night Racing

18 Nov, 2014

Racing Victoria Executive General Manager of Racing Greg Carpenter has confirmed that Racing Victoria is looking into a possibility of adding a second night of racing from 2016 and beyond.

The Manikato Stakes is one of three Group 1 events that are held at Moonee Valley during the night racing season. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett…

Srikandi On Track for Spring Racing Return

Srikandi On Track for Spring Racing Return

22 Sep, 2014

A standout performer over the 2014 autumn and winter racing carnivals, trainer Ciaron Maher is thrilled with the form of classy mare Srikandi, revealing she is on track for a racing return in the Group 3 Sportingbet Sprint Series Final (1200m) at Caulfield on October 11th.

Trainer Ciaron Maher is pleased with the …

Carey Pleased with Building Form of Ethiopia

Carey Pleased with Building Form of Ethiopia

22 Sep, 2014

Impressive winner of the 2012 edition of the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) in what was just his fourth competitive appearance on track, trainer Pat Carey has revealed his is pleased with the building form of classy stayer Ethiopia following a strong barrier trial at Cranbourne on Monday morning.

Ethiopia completed a strong 1550m barrier …

Victorian jockeys to be wired for sound at Cranbourne

Victorian jockeys to be wired for sound at Cranbourne

8 Mar, 2012

Jockeys riding at Cranbourne night meetings will soon be wired with microphones to relay comments to the public.

Cranbourne Turf Club chief executive Neil Bainbridge canvassed the idea of bringing the Twenty20 Bigbash atmosphere to racing and the innovation has the support of jockeys and officials.

“We want to build Friday night a bit like …

NSW Night Racing In Need Of Revamp

NSW Night Racing In Need Of Revamp

3 Feb, 2012

There’s no doubt that the concept of night racing as a whole is a good one and it presents a very real new revenue stream for clubs.

Victoria has seen the opportunity for years and the expansion of their night racing program across Moonee Valley and Cranbourne this year shows just how much investment they’re …

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 …

RVL Modelling Short Form Racing

RVL Modelling Short Form Racing

16 Jan, 2012

In a move that’s taken inspiration from the success of T20 cricket Racing Victoria is looking at putting racing on a diet.

Chief executive Rob Hines is looking at trying to find space for a condensed race program somewhere on the already hectic calendar.

He said the reason for this was about specifically targeting the …

Sepoy One Step Closer To Manikato Win After Easy Trial Victory

Sepoy One Step Closer To Manikato Win After Easy Trial Victory

19 Sep, 2011

Sepoy completed an impressive barrier trial at Cranbourne today

This year’s Golden Slipper winner Sepoy has reminded everyone of his incredible talent and speed at a barrier trial at Cranbourne earlier today.

The three-year-old superstar finished two and a half lengths clear of his closest rival in the 800 metre sprint.

Sepoy is currently preparing …

Black Caviar Vs. Sepoy Super Trial Labelled Unlikely

Black Caviar Vs. Sepoy Super Trial Labelled Unlikely

15 Sep, 2011

Black Caviar will not face Sepoy in a trial at Cranbourne

What was set to be one of the most attention grabbing and crowd-drawing trials in history now appears unlikely to go ahead at Cranbourne next Monday.

Super mare Black Caviar and Golden Slipper winner Sepoy were due to face up against each other in …

Cranbourne & Caulfield Cup Bonus Is Absolutely A Target

Cranbourne & Caulfield Cup Bonus Is Absolutely A Target

15 Jul, 2011

Trainer Mick Kent has targeted the Cranbourne Cup and Caulfield Cup double in the spring for his AJC Oaks winning filly Absolutely in the hopes of claiming the $2 million bonus on offer.

TAB Sportsbet are funding the $2 million payout that will be payable to any horse that can win both races this year.…