Spring Racing Carnival 2012


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.  

Duke all set for second assault

Duke all set for second assault

Big Duke already has a unique place in the Darren Weir stable as the premier Melbourne trainer's first Sydney winner.  

Melham wins Golden Slipper

Melham wins Golden Slipper

Former Ballarat boy Ben Melham has won the world’s richest two-year-old gallops race.  



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