Spring Racing Carnival 2012


Ballarat racing in spotlight

Ballarat racing in spotlight

Ballarat racing took centre stage at the annual Country Racing Victoria awards function on Saturday night.  

Cumani returns to stables

Cumani returns to stables

A pleased Matt Cumani walked back into his Ballarat stables on Tuesday after serving a suspension handed down to him on May 16.  

Support for new surface at the BTC

Support for new surface at the BTC

Australia’s leading trainer Darren Weir has thrown his support behind the Ballarat Turf Club becoming Victoria’s newest synthetic racing venue.  

Morrish at centre of investigation

Morrish at centre of investigation

Stewards have opened an investigation after scratching the Simon Morrish-trained Show A Star from a race at Flemington on suspicion the horse had received a race day treatment.  

Infrastructure boost

Infrastructure boost

Racing Minister Martin Pakula has announced $330,000 in funding from the state government to go towards regional racing clubs.  

Another Derby for top pairing

Another Derby for top pairing

Trainer Darren Weir and jockey John Allen have made it back-to-back South Australian Derby victories, with Volatile Mix taking out the Classic at Morphettville.  

Beach closure upsets McLean

Beach closure upsets McLean

Darren Weir’s foreman Jarrod McLean says he is disappointed in a permanent ban on using Warrnambool’s Killarney Beach for training racehorses.  



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