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  • VRC announces Harry White Whip trophy for Cup jockey

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) on Thursday announced a new Flemington tradition—the Harry White Whip trophy—to be awarded to the winning jockey of the Emirates Melbourne Cup each year. The trophy is named in honour of four time Melbourne Cup winner and Australian Racing Hall of Fame member Harry White,… Read More »

  • Ladbrokes partners with MRC

    The Melbourne Racing Club is proud to announce a new partnership with Australia’s most innovative bookmaker, Ladbrokes. This Saturday’s BECK Caulfield Guineas Day will launch the first phase of their significant partnership with the Melbourne Racing Club via sponsorship of the $400,000 Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes followed by the… Read More »

  • VRC pays tribute to the Cups King

    VRC Chairman Michael Burn paid tribute to Bart Cummings AM, who passed away aged 87 in the early hours of Sunday morning. “Bart Cummings was a dear friend of the VRC and we extend our sincere condolences to Valmae and the entire Cummings family,” Mr Burn said. “In the sport… Read More »

  • Racing royalty takes over CBD on first day of spring

    On the first day of spring a tram-load of racing royalty will descend on Melbourne’s CBD, heralding that Flemington’s Melbourne Cup Carnival is just around the corner. John “Patto” Patterson, Flemington’s Clerk of the Course for more than 50 years, will lead the group, carrying the 2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup… Read More »

  • CrownBet to be premier Victorian wagering partner

    Australian online bookmaker CrownBet has today been announced as the Premier Wagering Partner of Racing Victoria and the Seven Network for the broadcast and online platforms for the next sixteen months, as well as Seven’s suite of thoroughbred racing in 2016. Register an account with via this LINK… Read More »

  • Ruby Walsh magic sees bookmaker donate $10,000

    Cometh the hour, cometh the man! Star jockey Ruby Walsh pulled out a ride for the ages aboard the legendary Bashboy to win today’s Grand National Steeple and in doing saw online bookmaker donate $10,000 to the Ballarat Foundation. On top of donating $5,000 to the Foundation, Sportsbet offered… Read More »

  • Victoria Racing Club appoints new CEO

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) has appointed Simon Love as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment is effective immediately. Mr Love has held the position of VRC Executive General Manager Corporate, Finance and Strategic Initiatives since 2010 and previously held executive roles in the gaming industry with Crown Limited (now Crown… Read More »

  • Flemington honours ANZAC Centenary

    Flemington’s traditional ANZAC Day racemeeting will hold special significance this year, forming part of Australia’s centenary commemorations. Long an ANZAC Day institution, this year the raceday will mark 100 years since Australia’s involvement in the First World War, while paying tribute to Australia’s courageous service men and women from all… Read More »

  • Bookmaker launches Live Victorian Racing campaign

    Online bookmaker in conjunction with Ralphsmith Communications today launched its latest campaign – Live Victorian Racing – Anywhere! LIVE RACING: Sign-up at via this link to start watching live racing now! As the first and only corporate bookmaker to stream all Victorian Thoroughbred races live to its customers,… Read More »

  • Stud completes purchase of Vancouver

    Coolmore have today completed the purchase of a controlling interest in the unbeaten Golden Slipper winner Vancouver and are delighted the current owners are going to participate in his racing and stud career. “There was obviously a massive amount of interest in the horse so we are delighted to have… Read More »

  • Online bookmaker to broadcast Victorian racing

    There were talks of Victorian racing rights being sold to corporate bookmakers in a new deal for racing vision and it seems that is the case with online bookmaker Sportsbet announcing all members (who have deposited at least once) are now able to watch live horse racing from their phones…. Read More »

  • Sportsbet sponsors VRMA for third straight year

    Online bookmaker is proud to announce it has renewed its official naming rights sponsorship of the Victorian Racing Media Association (VRMA). 2015 marks the third straight year Sportsbet has partnered with the VRMA. Sportsbet CEO Cormac Barry said he looks forward to supporting one of the thoroughbred industry’s key stakeholder groups… Read More »

  • Black Caviar welcomes Starlight to the Flemington family

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) today announced it will join forces with the Starlight Children’s Foundation as the official charity for the 2015 Melbourne Cup Carnival with a special visit to Black Caviar. In celebration of the new partnership, recent Starlight Wish recipient and 19-year-old Sydney-based horse fanatic Samantha met… Read More »

  • Twitter confirms Melbourne Cup is The Race That Stops A Nation

    After a cracking 2014 #MelbourneCup race, Twitter Australia has crunched the numbers which show that today’s event really was the race that stops a nation – before a huge roar of the crowd. The below graph shows a sharp spike occurred at 15:09pm when Protectionist stole the glory and won the #MelbourneCup for 2014.   Tweet… Read More »

  • Melbourne Cup Carnival off to flying start

    A 90,244 strong crowd flocked to Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse today to witness New Zealand’s Preferment win the 2014 AAMI Victoria Derby in spectacular fashion. Claiming his fifth AAMI Victoria Derby title, Damien Oliver rode Preferment, the Chris Waller trained horse, to victory ahead ofBondeiger and Nozomi to share $1.5million in prize money. There was also plenty… Read More »

  • The ATC officially launch the 2014 Sydney Spring Carnival

    The Australian Turf Club officially launched the 2014 Sydney Spring Carnival today in the Owners Pavilion overlooking the Theatre of the Horse at Royal Randwick racecourse amongst a spring themed backdrop of racing and social stars. Spring in Sydney is synonymous with racing at Royal Randwick and Rosehill Gardens and the best… Read More »

  • David Courtney resigns from VRC

    The VRC today announced that David Courtney has resigned as Chief Executive, effective immediately. Mr Courtney had been on indefinite leave since April to focus on his health and family. VRC Chairman Michael Burn praised Mr Courtney’s contribution to the Club. “We sincerely thank David for his terrific contribution to… Read More »

  • Emirates Melbourne Cup climbs Harbour Bridge

    One of the most recognised trophies in world sport climbed arguably Australia’s most iconic landmark, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, today (Tuesday) as part of the 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour. David Koch, Samantha Armytage, Mark Beretta and Natalie Barr from Channel 7’s Sunrise escorted the 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy,… Read More »

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