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Black and Bent Still On Track For Historic Double

Black and Bent Still On Track For Historic Double

Champion hurdler Black and Bent has continued his build up to the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup with an impressive win in the Kevin Lafferty Hurdle over 3600m at Warrnambool on Sunday.

Black and Bent remains on track to compete in the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup

Black and Bent is attempting to become the first ...

Tabcorp Secures Victorian Wagering License

Tabcorp Secures Victorian Wagering License

The Victorian Government have confirmed that the Victorian wagering license will again go to Tabcorp, as part of a newly signed twelve year deal between the parties.

Tabcorp will pay a licensing fee of $410 million to operate and control the exclusive and lucrative pari-mutuel betting market (the tote) throughout the state from August next year until 2024.

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Jumps Racing Facing More Hurdles

Jumps Racing Facing More Hurdles

The validity of jumps racing is set to face another hurdle this week as South Australian Greens MP Tammy Franks moves to introduce a bill that would ban the sport in South Australia.

The bill is set to have major consequences on the Oakbank jumps meeting, which has been Australia’s largest picnic race meet since 1876.

However, Oakbank club president ...

Arabian Days at Caulfield

Arabian Days at Caulfield

Victorian racing minister Denis Napthine has met with a delegation from the United Arab Emirates in the lead up to Arabian horse racing at Caulfield tomorrow.

City tracks are normally the domain of thoroughbred horses, however the Victorian government in conjunction with the Melbourne Racing Club have dedicated a slot on Saturday’s Caulfield card to give punters a look at ...