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Tabcorp Secures New Victorian Betting Licence

Tabcorp Secures New Victorian Betting Licence

20 Jul, 2011

Tabcorp has been successful in winning a bid to secure the new 12-year wagering and betting licence in Victoria from August next year.

The news brings about a feeling of great relief from the Victorian racing industry, which relies heavily on the revenue they receive under the current licencing agreement.

Had Tabcorp not won the …

Turnbull Stakes Day Moves To Unprecedented Timeslot

Turnbull Stakes Day Moves To Unprecedented Timeslot

13 Jul, 2011

Melbourne’s first big meeting of the Spring Racing Carnival has been pushed forward to an early timeslot to make way for the Royal Melbourne Show on October 2, 2011.

This year’s Turnbull Stakes Day, which features the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes and three Group 2 races, will begin at Flemington Racecourse 10.30am and finish at …

Black Caviar Made Eligible For Patinack Farm $600k Bonus

Black Caviar Made Eligible For Patinack Farm $600k Bonus

29 Jun, 2011

Black Caviar is now eligible for the $600,000 bonus for the winning the Patinack Farm Classic

Continuous criticism for this November’s Patinack Farm Classic $600,000 bonus has resulted in the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) altering the original conditions.

While the bonus was initially made available only to international horses in the race, the $600,000 is …

Semi-Twilight Oaks Day On The Cards This Spring

Semi-Twilight Oaks Day On The Cards This Spring

28 Apr, 2011

Melbourne’s Oaks Day could be moved to a later timeslot in a bid to rectify a swift drop in numbers over the past few years.

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) are proposing a change to the current Ladies Day format to allow more Victorians to make the first race, which currently begins at 11.10am.

VRC …

TVN Claims Victoria In TV War

TVN Claims Victoria In TV War

31 Mar, 2011

The television rights battle for sporting events in Australia has become increasingly fierce and competitive but the racing industry has just secured one of the biggest contract extensions in the country.

The Victorian Racing Club in partnership with racing broadcaster TVN have announced an extension to their television broadcast agreement going all the way until …

Applications Now Being Accepted For The Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour

Applications Now Being Accepted For The Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour

8 Mar, 2011

The Victoria Racing Club is now accepting applications for destinations to play host to the 2011 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.

Communities across Australian and New Zealand have the opportunity to apply and be in the running to host the 2011 Melbourne Cup trophy in their town later in the year.

VRC’s Chief Executive, Mr Dale …