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Racing Victoria to confirm spring carnival changes

Godolphin Australia managing director Vin Cox says potential changes to the Melbourne spring carnival could open up opportunities for more horses. The Melbourne Racing Club is investigating moving the three-day Caulfield Cup carnival, run in mid-October, to after the Melbourne Cup in November. Racing Victoria and the MRC met the Thoroughbred Racehorse Owners’ Association and […]

Queensland’s winter carnival hit with jockey shortage

The jockey shortage for Queensland’s winter carnival has been compounded by another suspension for leading rider Baylee Nothdurft and injury to Matt McGillivray. Group One-winning jockey McGillivray will miss Saturday’s Doomben meeting after he was injured in a fall at the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday night. Nothdurft was again suspended on a careless riding charge […]

MVRC could benefit from Caulfield Cup date change

The Moonee Valley Racing Club could become the beneficiary if the Caulfield Cup is moved and run after the Melbourne Cup. Melbourne’s spring carnival could be in for a shake up after the Melbourne Racing Club announced it was exploring running their three-day carnival at the conclusion of Melbourne Cup week. The Caulfield carnival currently […]