First Race: 11:55am • Last Race: 4:47pm
The feature race of the day sees the apprentices take centre stage with the final of the RMBL Investments Rising Stars Series, while the Byerley Handicap provides an opportunity for promising young stayers to earn ballot exemption for this year’s Group 1 Penfolds Victoria Derby and/or Group 1 Kennedy Oaks.
This race meeting will be conducted without spectators. For the latest update regarding the new lockdown restrictions on this weekend’s race day, please click here.
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Jamie Kah has made history by riding 100 metropolitan winners in a season. The record-breaking milestone was an extraordinary achievement that will be celebrated by racing and sports fans across the country. We explore Jamie’s career to date and her special place in Flemington history.
VRC Ambassador Emma Booth has officially been named as part of the Australian equestrian team for the Tokyo Paralympics with her partner Mogelvangs Zidane. One of the most inspiring young riders in Australia, Emma is an advocate for retired thoroughbreds. Learn more about Emma and her journey to the Tokyo Games.
With just weeks to go until the end of the 2020/21 racing season, apprentice jockey Teo Nugent has a clear lead in the RMBL Investments Rising Star Award and will take out the top prize at Flemington on Saturday. Learn more about this young jockey.
Without healthy hooves, horses have no chance of reaching their full potential on the track. Mick Grogan master farrier, has had a long and successful career looking after the feet of many champions. We discover more about his trade and some of the most well-known equine athletes he has treated.
Twelve months ago the racing world lost one of its biggest advocates, Rob Gaylard. We look back on his career and his passion for racing and the equestrian world, while also highlighting the efforts that have been made to remember the popular media figure.
There are so many wonderful new career paths racehorses take after retirement from the track. Here we learn about popular mudlark sprint star Jungle Edge who has retired and has found a new home at Equine Pathways Australia, helping those with a disability engage in equine sports and activities.
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