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Prizemoney boost for Geelong Cup

Prizemoney boost for Geelong Cup

24 Jul, 2012

The push by the Geelong Racing Club to have their flagship race, the Geelong Cup, lifted to Group 2 level has been boosted with the announcement that this year’s Cup will be worth $300,000.

The increase in prizemoney to this year’s Group 3 Centrebet Geelong Cup over 2400m on October 24 to $300,000 plus trophies …

Racing New South Wales to stick with turf tracks

Racing New South Wales to stick with turf tracks

3 Jul, 2012

Racing New South Wales has spoken out against the installation of synthetic tracks and will rely on new innovative materials to upgrade existing turf tracks throughout the state.

Chief Executive Peter V’landys said that Racing New South Wales had investigated the prospect of synthetic racing but was unable to find a synthetic surface that was …