News About: Yarra Valley Racecourse

Yarra Valley Gallops Gone For Two Years

Yarra Valley Gallops Gone For Two Years

12 Apr, 2011

The floods that have swept through Victoria caused plenty of damage and the horse racing industry has felt the full effects of the disaster.

The Yarra Valley Racecourse could be out of action to thoroughbred racing for the next 24 months with severe damage to the entire complex.

Chief executive of Racing Victoria, Rob Hines, …

Flood Damaged Yarra Valley Racecourse To Be Rebuilt

Flood Damaged Yarra Valley Racecourse To Be Rebuilt

12 Mar, 2011

The Racing Victoria Board has pledged it’s support to rebuild the Yarra Valley Racing Club after it was inundated by five separate floods in five months.

Racing at Yarra Valley has been suspended, with the loss of sand on the track making both racing and training impossible.

The Chief Executive of Racing Victoria, Rob Hines, …