STATE SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD TITLES TODAY
GOOD luck to Ballarat students competing in the State School Victoria track and field championships at the State Athletics Centre Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park, today.
BOSS APPEALTHIS AFTERNOON
THE Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board will hear an appeal by jockey Glen Boss this afternoon.
Boss is seeking a penalty reduction to allow him to ride the Darren Weir-trained Puissance de Lune in Saturday’s Cox Plate at Moonee Valley.
He was suspended for 12 race meetings after pleading guilty to a careless riding charge in the Caulfield Cup.
His hearing will be after an appeal by Caulfield Cup-winning jockey Nicholas Hall at 1pm.
The Cox Plate field will be announced this morning.
FIELDS FOR LADIES’ DAY
FIELDS for Ballarat Turf Club’s “Ladies’ Day” on Thursday will be declared today.
Crown Oaks nomination Celeritas, from the Caulfield stable of Tony Vasil, is top weight for a fillies’ and mares’ 0-64 handicap, 2000m.
Although yet to win this season, she was a city winner as a two-year-old.
Sydney trainer Guy Walter has also entered another Crown Oaks hopeful Zanbagh for the same event.
She won her latest start in Ballarat on October 10.
GREYHOUND RACING CONSULTATION
GREYHOUND Racing Victoria has announced a series consultation sessions as part of its strategic planning process.
One of three sessions will be in Ballarat on Thursday, October 31 – 7pm-10pm
BADMINTON NATIONALS CONTINUE
THE Australian Women’s Daytime Badminton Championships continue at Ken Kay Stadium in Ballarat today.
Round 2 teams championships:
9am – B1 B3 C2 D1 D3
12.30pm – A B2 C1 C3 C4 D2