News About: Grand Annual Steeplechase
Flat jockey Michelle Payne has set herself the personal goal of winning next year’s Grand Annual Steeplechase over the jumps.
The young rider is hopeful she can achieve her dream at Warrnambool Racecourse in May next year, despite her predominately flat course …
Young Warrnambool-based trainer Aaron Purcell is hopeful that England will provide him with some quality jumps horses for his stables.
Purcell, who won the coveted Grand Annual Steeplechase in 2009 with Ginolad, will be looking to find his next winner when he heads to the United Kingdom later in the year.
The future of jumps …
Trainer Ciaron Maher has decided against taking Al Garhood to compete in the Great Northern Steeplechase in New Zealand in September.
Al Garhood, who has won back-to-back Warrnambool Grand Annual Steeplechases, will now go for a spell instead of travelling overseas.
The rising …
Racing Victoria Chief Executive Rob Hines has defended the future of jumps racing with the belief that yesterday’s incidents will have little or no effect on the sport.
The biggest jumps race of the May Day Carnival in Warrnambool yesterday was the scene of horror after a horse jumped a three metre high …
The feature race of Warrnambool’s May Racing Carnival, the Grand Annual Steeplechase, was the scene of an array of accidents when it took place this afternoon.
Six of the eight runners either fell or lost their jockeys throughout the race, with only two horses managing to cross the finish line.
The problems were taken to …
Racing Minister Denis Napthine’s political duties will force him to miss the May Racing Carnival at Warrnambool for the first time in living memory.
The new Racing Minister will be in the office for the whole three-day-carnival due to the release of the state government’s annual budget coinciding with the event.
Mr Napthine is on …
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