Tag: 'Racing Victoria'

Ciaron Maher

Ciaron Maher fined over safety gear

Leading trainer Ciaron Maher has been fined for riding a horse at the beach without wearing a safety vest.

Stewards issue Mark Sues with nine charges

Racing Victoria stewards have issued welfare charges against trainer Mark Sues saying he failed to provide sufficient nutrition to four horses.
Peter Moody

Moody aims for return on a smaller scale

Peter Moody does not want to be the big commercial trainer he once was, preferring to keep numbers to a manageable level in new Pakenham...

Japanese horse added to Aust Cup entries

Japanese horse Suzuka Devious has been added to the Australian Cup entries after a clerical error meant he was left out of the original nominations.
Richard Laming

Laming charged after Cup day inspection

A Melbourne Cup day stable inspection that led to a horse being scratched has resulted in Richard Laming and two stablehands facing stewards charges.
Mystic Journey

Mystic Journey to miss the All-Star Mile

There will be no repeat All-Star Mile success for Mystic Journey who will miss the $5 million race at Caulfield.

Heat, rain put stop to provincial meetings

Oppressive heat has forced the Newcastle meeting to be called off before a race was run, while rain has ended the Kyneton meeting in Victoria.

Rain predicted during Caulfield meeting

Track manager Jason Kerr says Caulfield is in great condition heading into the Manfred Stakes meeting, but rain and possible storms are predicted on race...

Races added to upcoming Victorian meetings

Five races have been added to upcoming race programs across Victoria following a meeting at The Valley being called off because of excessive heat.

Valley meeting called off because of heat

With temperatures tipped to exceed 40 degrees in Melbourne, officials have abandoned a race meeting scheduled for The Valley.

Earlier start for Stony Creek race meeting

The expected hot weather in South Gippsland has resulted in an earlier start and finish for the Stony Creek meeting.
Peter Moody

Moody confirms plan for training return

Peter Moody has ended speculation and confirmed his plans to return to the Victorian training ranks.

Rain impacts NSW race meetings

Rain has affected racing on the east coast with meetings called off in NSW and Queensland.

Flemington meeting scheduled to go ahead

Racing officials have received a boost with the Kensington Stakes day program at Flemington set to proceed following an improved air quality forecast.
Peter Le Grand

MRC open to Everest slot again: Le Grand

The Melbourne Racing Club will again have discussions with the Australian Turf Club over a slot in the $15 million Everest in Sydney.
Time To Reign

Time To Reign set for Flemington return

Trainer Gary Portelli has given Group-winning colt Time To Reign a solid build-up to have him ready for his long-awaited return in the Listed Kensington...
Brian Kruger

RV chair against MRC Everest involvement

Racing Victoria's chairman Brian Kruger says he is against the Melbourne Racing Club buying a slot for The Everest in Sydney.
Mystic Journey

Star mare Mystic Journey suffers setback

Trainer Adam Trinder has told Victorian stewards that star mare Mystic Journey needs treatment for a soft tissue infection in her leg.

RV adds race meeting at Werribee

After three race meetings in Victoria have been abandoned in the past two days because of smoke haze, Racing Victoria has added a meeting at...

Smoke haze affects Victorian racing

Racing Victoria is looking at contingencies for the Kensington Stakes meeting if smoke haze continues to affect racing in the state.
Alligator Blood

Mile votes to raise funds for fire relief

Racing Victoria has pledged to donate $1 from every vote polled in the All-Star Mile to the Victorian bushfire appeal.
Bushfire smoke haze

Caulfield, Yarra Valley meetings abandoned

Racing Victoria has abandoned the Caulfield and Yarra Valley race meetings because of smoke haze and poor air quality.
Phillip Stokes

Race morning decision on Caulfield meeting

The smoke haze and air quality will be assessed before racing officials make a race morning decision whether meetings at Caulfield and Yarra Valley go...

Werribee races abandoned because of haze

Racing at Werribee in Victoria has been abandoned because of smoke haze from bushfires.
Jarrod McLean

Jarrod McLean linked to new police case

Suspended trainer Jarrod McLean has been linked to a police investigation into an incident involving death threats and damage to property.