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Victorian Spring Carnival Dates Unchanged

Racing Victoria has rejected a proposal to make sweeping changes to the 2020 spring carnival. In a Melbourne Racing Club-backed move, plans were tabled to shift the Caulfield Cup from a traditional mid-October date to a late November timeslot. The proposal would have upended decades of thoroughbred racing tradition by running the Caulfield Cup after[...]
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Godolphin Open To 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[...]
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Caulfield Guineas On Radar For Ilovemyself

Greg Eurell has Caulfield Guineas ambitions for stakes-winning colt Ilovemyself but the trainer is keen to know Melbourne's spring program as soon as possible so he can plan an appropriate course towards the Group One race. The Caulfield Guineas (1600m) is traditionally run in the first half of October. But one proposal being considered by[...]
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Spring Carnival Changes To Suit The Valley

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[...]
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Public To Be Locked Out Of All-Star Mile

The Caulfield meeting featuring the $5 million All-Star Mile will go ahead without on-course spectators. The Melbourne Racing Club says only people essential to the operations of Saturday's race meeting will be admitted to the course. “The Melbourne Racing Club is taking considered action to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of members, patrons, participants[...]
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Rain Predicted During Caulfield Meeting

Hot conditions leading in and the forecast for wild weather on race day has confronted track manager Jason Kerr as he prepares the track for the Manfred Stakes meeting at Caulfield. Saturday's nine-race card features the Group Three Manfred (1200m) for three-year-olds with the field including Caulfield Guineas winner Super Seth, while the Group Three[...]
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