Racing Victoria has transferred Sunday's race meeting scheduled for Ballarat to The Valley.
An RV stewards inspection found that certain sections of the turf track past the winning post had suffered from racing and wet weather and would benefit from additional time to recover.
The next turf meeting for Ballarat is an all jumps programs Sunday, August 23, featuring the Grand National Steeplechase.
Ballarat Turf Club is confident the track will recover in time for that meeting.
RV said it had considered similar country venues, but the racing program, impacts of wet weather and track maintenance requirements meant that The Valley was the best option .
In line with RV's updated biosecurity protocols, owners will not be permitted to attend.
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