News About: Werribee Quarantine Centre

Red Cadeaux In Midst Of Virus Scare At Werribee

Red Cadeaux In Midst Of Virus Scare At Werribee

30 Oct, 2012

A virus scare has swept through the Werribee Quarantine Centre, affecting last year’s Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux.

Red Cadeaux has been removed from his stable after another horse in the same facility came down with a virus.

Red Cadeaux has been removed from his stable at Werribee after a virus scare. Photo by: Daniel …

Patinack Farm Classic Is Rocket Man’s Priority

Patinack Farm Classic Is Rocket Man’s Priority

6 Jul, 2011

While Racing Victoria is concerned that a possible trip to Japan for Rocket Man in October would put an end to his Patinack Farm Classic appearance the next month, the horse’s trainer remains adamant the Australian race is their first priority.

The Singapore-based champion has had the $1 million race on his radar for some …

Pre Melbourne Cup Vet Checks To Avoid No Shows

Pre Melbourne Cup Vet Checks To Avoid No Shows

30 Mar, 2011

In a shake up for the Melbourne Cup the top 35 horses remaining before final acceptances will be required to undergo a veterinary examination in a bid to reduce the occurrence of late scratchings.

Chief steward of Racing Victoria Terry Bailey said the vet check process would start on the Thursday before Derby Day.

He …