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  • 2012 Melbourne Cup Carnival officially launched

    Media Releases, Melbourne Cup October 29, 2012 2:16 pm

    The VRC today (Monday) officially launched the 2012 Melbourne Cup Carnival with a star-studded media event in the Atrium at Crown Towers, Melbourne. Sunrise Sports Presenter and MC Mark Beretta welcomed the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s four feature race trophies -– the AAMI Victoria Derby, Emirates Melbourne Cup, Crown Oaks and […]

  • Ocean Park wins 2012 Cox Plate

    Breaking News October 27, 2012 5:29 pm

    New Zealand galloper ‘Ocean Park’ has won today’s feature race the 2012 Cox Plate. Ridden by Glen Boss Ocean Park was given every chance when settled mid field before peeling out from behind the early leaders Ethiopia and Proisir and sprinted too quickly for the very gallant 3YO All Too […]

  • Cox Plate raceday information – 2012

    Breaking News October 27, 2012 10:26 am

    Today is arguably the second biggest day on the Australian racing calendar that being ‘Cox Plate day’. The Cox Plate is the Australasian Weight For Age championship with some of the best horses world wide competing in the race worth $3 million dollars. We give readers the information that each race goer will […]

  • Ben Melham changes plea gets eight

    Breaking News October 27, 2012 12:21 am

    Jockey Ben Melham has taken the unusual course of amending his plea on a careless riding charge while driving home from the races, allowing him to ride in Saturday week’s Victoria Derby. Melham originally pleaded not guilty to the charge at an inquiry into the opening race at Moonee Valley […]

  • Ben Melham out for 10 meetings

    Breaking News October 26, 2012 11:09 pm

    Jockey Ben Melham has paid a high price for lodging an unsuccessful protest in the opening race at Moonee Valley. Melham rode Crafty Cruiser into second place and protested against Verdant, ridden by Dwayne Dunn. Not only did Melham fail in his protest, he attracted the attention of the stewards […]

  • Dunn and Schofield suspended at Geelong

    Breaking News October 24, 2012 6:24 pm

    Dwayne Dunn and Chad Schofield are set to miss Derby Day at Flemington after both were handed 10 meeting suspensions for careless riding on Geelong Cup day. Dunn was suspended after pleading guilty to shifting in aboard From The Terrace at the 900 metre mark during the fourth race on […]

  • Mosheen retired

    Breaking News October 23, 2012 7:42 pm

    Four-time group one winning mare Mosheen has been retired after fracturing a hind leg in the Tristarc Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Trainer Robert Smerdon says the injury should have no impact on Mosheen’s stud career which will begin in the new year when she goes to Japan’s leading stallion […]

  • Tristarc Stakes history and past winners

    Horse Racing Facts October 18, 2012 8:46 pm

    The Tristarc Stakes is a Group 2 horse race for mares four years old and over.  Raced under set weight and penalty conditions, this 1400 metre event is hosted by the Melbourne Racing Club.  Held on the same day as the Group 1 Caulfield Cup, the Tristarc Stakes is an […]

  • Seymour Cup history and past winners

    Horse Racing Facts October 18, 2012 8:42 pm

    The Darley Seymour Cup is one of the premier country racing cups in Victoria, never failing to attract quality trainers, jockeys, and horses.  With $120,000 up for grabs, the Seymour Cup has become an important part of Australian country racing. Some recent winners of this event include Thin and Crispy […]

  • Norman Robinson Stakes history and past winners

    Horse Racing Facts October 18, 2012 8:36 pm

    The Norman Robinson Stakes is a Group 3 race for three year old horses, run over 2000 metres at Caulfield Racecourse.  This event has been going since 1978, and has become an important part of Melbourne spring racing. Special Offer: $500 FREE BET – Luxbet (Tabcorp owned) Special Offer 2: […]

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