News About: May Racing Carnival

Further Problems Plague Jumps Carnival’s Grand Annual

Further Problems Plague Jumps Carnival’s Grand Annual

5 May, 2011

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 …

Niwot Journeys Towards Fairy Tale Comeback

Niwot Journeys Towards Fairy Tale Comeback

4 May, 2011

Hawkes Racing - Wayne, John and Michael Hawkes

Wayne Hawkes’ Niwot is primed to provide his connections with a win in the Warrnambool Cup this Thursday after coming back from a severe knee injury.

Niwot suffered what was feared to be a career-ending knee injury after winning the Listed Winter Cup at Rosehill Garden Racecourse …

Horse Dies In First Race Of Warrnambool’s Jumps Carnival

Horse Dies In First Race Of Warrnambool’s Jumps Carnival

3 May, 2011

Warrnambool’s May Racing Carnival has witnessed horror start, with a horse dying after falling in the first race of the day.

Shine The Armour was the victim of a shocking race fall that occurred at the second last jump of the 3,200 metre Maiden Hurdle.

The horse’s jockey, Michelle Hagley, was taken to Warrnambool Base …

Warrnambool Carnival Offers Record Breaking Prize Money

Warrnambool Carnival Offers Record Breaking Prize Money

30 Apr, 2011

The future of both jumps and flat racing alike looks bright at Warrnambool in south-west Victoria ahead of the three day May Racing Carnival that will take place next week.

This year’s carnival has evoked immense interest which has led to record prize money and the addition of two extra races on the first day …