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  • Incumbents re-elected to VRC Board

    Media Releases December 20, 2013 5:06 pm

    Incumbent Victoria Racing Club (VRC) directors Amanda Elliott, Judge Katherine Bourke and Elisa Robinson (Sturzaker) were re-elected to the VRC Board on Friday following a postal ballot of members. Six candidates, including William Burke, Tanya Fullarton and Anthony Mithen, contested the election for three vacant positions. Vice Chairman Elliott, Bourke […]

     
  • VRC and Greenland sign sales contract

    Media Releases December 3, 2013 11:51 am

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) and Greenland Australia (Greenland) have signed a contract for the sale of two surplus parcels of land at Flemington. The sale, which would inject more than $45 million into Flemington Racecourse, is subject to approvals from the appropriate authorities for development of approximately 10,500 sqm […]

     
  • Victoria Racing Club delivers record performance

    Media Releases November 27, 2013 10:51 am

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) has delivered a record profit of nearly $7.5 million for the 2012/13 racing season, up from $2.4 million the previous year, strengthening its position to implement its ambitious Masterplan for Flemington. The profit allowed the Club to fully repay its remaining $9 million bank debt. […]

     
  • Railway Stakes History

    Horse Racing Facts November 23, 2013 4:30 am

    The Railway Stakes is a Group 1 horse race held in Western Australia each year.  This open handicap event is the feature race of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival, where it is hosted alongside the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes.  Raced over 1600 metres, the Railway Stakes has a long history […]

     
  • Railway Stakes Day

    Horse Racing Facts November 23, 2013 4:30 am

    Railway Stakes Day is known in 2013 as Carlton Draught Super Saturday, with two Group 1 races to look forward to in Perth’s biggest day of thoroughbred racing.  Hosted at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday the 23rd of November, Railway Stakes Day is the most anticipated horse racing event in Western […]

     
  • Winterbottom Stakes History

    Horse Racing Facts November 21, 2013 9:30 am

    The Winterbottom Stakes is one of the biggest thoroughbred races in Western Australia each year, held on Railway Stakes Day under weight for age conditions.  This event is for horses three years old and over, and is run over a distance of 1200 metres.  Held at Ascot Racecourse, the Group […]

     
  • Families race to Flemington for Emirates Stakes day

    Media Releases November 9, 2013 1:24 pm

    Tens of thousands have already arrived at Flemington Racecourse to celebrate the final day of the Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) 2013 Melbourne Cup Carnival on Emirates Stakes Day. Racegoers at Flemington have witnessed Vlad Duric ride Boomwaa to win The Hong Kong Jockey Club Maribyrnong Plate and Patrick Moloney take […]

     
  • Verema euthanised after Melbourne Cup 2013

    Media Releases November 5, 2013 6:00 pm

    Racing Victoria’s Head of Veterinary and Equine Welfare, Dr Brian Stewart, has issued the following statement after the running of the 2013 Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington. “It is with regret that we confirm that Verema had to be euthanised after suffering a fracture to its right foreleg during the […]

     
  • Melbourne Cup Statistics, Notable Winners and Replays

    Horse Racing Facts November 5, 2013 7:02 am

    There are lots of statistics surrounding the Melbourne Cup, which is the most popular and well analysed horse race in Australia by far. Run over 3200 metres and worth a total of $6.2 million, the Melbourne Cup is an institution in Australia and the richest two mile handicap event in […]

     
  • Melbourne Cup History

    Horse Racing Facts November 5, 2013 4:01 am

    The Melbourne Cup is the most famous horse race in Australia and one of the richest thoroughbred races in the entire world. Raced over 3200 metres by horses three years old and over, this great event is the major highlight of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Hosted every year at […]

     
 
 
 
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