Spring Racing Carnival 2012


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.  

Griffin ready for her return to the races

Griffin ready for her return to the races

Ballarat apprentice jockey Leticia Griffin has recovered from a serious car accident and will resume competitive race riding this Friday in Ararat.  

McEvoy considers Ballarat

McEvoy considers Ballarat

Tony McEvoy admits a move to Ballarat is on the radar should he not be able to secure more room at his Flemington base.  



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