FLEMINGTON INSIDERS

See what’s been happening at Flemington while the gates have been closed to visitors.

Five minutes with ... Matthew Hyland

Matthew Hyland, CEO of the Victorian Jockeys’ Association shares his passion of the industry and provides insight into his day-to-day life.

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14 July 2020

 

Open House Melbourne 2020 Speaker Series with The Club Stand Interior Designer Jeff Copolov

Bates Smart Director Jeff Copolov featured in Open House Melbourne’s annual Speaker Series earlier this month, detailing the complex design process behind The Club Stand at Flemington.

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8 July 2020

 

Veolia No-Touch™ Disinfection Solution at Flemington

In an Australian first, the VRC together with Incognitus, utilised Veolia's Ultra-Violet (UV-C) technology across Saintly Place, ahead of Flemington Finals Day.

 

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15 July 2020

 

Sole Man

The old adage of ‘no foot, no horse’ is one of the truest things you will hear in the sport of racing. Without healthy hooves, horses have no chance of reaching their full potential on the track. 

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7 July 2020

 

A Winter’s Tale

The colder months are tough on anyone whose job requires them to get up early, but for a racehorse and its team of handlers, life must go on. We take a look at how a horse is trained and cared for in the winter months.

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7 July 2020

 

Latest Track Update

Join Liam O’Keeffe has he takes you on a walk of the famous Flemington track. He’ll provide you with a track update ahead of Flemington Finals Day Race Day this Saturday.

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2 July 2020

 

In The Deep End

Equine pools are a great way to exercise and rehabilitate horses and are now a practice integrated into most trainers' routines. Flemington's pool facility is a hub of  activity all year round, but when the weather warms up, its popularity goes up another notch. 

 

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1 July 2020

 

Bee Hive Update with Colin Winteron

This week we checked in on our bee colony to see how they are coping with winter in their new home at Flemington.

FLEMINGTON GROUNDS & GARDENS TEAM (@flemingtonvrc

1 July 2020

 

When 9 year old racing fan Ben caught up with champion jockey Craig Williams

When 9 year old racing fan Ben caught up with champion jockey Craig Williams 

9 year old racing fan Ben drew a picture of his first Cup Day at Flemington. After his mum shared the drawing on Twitter we wanted to help connect him with 2019 Lexus Melbourne Cup winning jockey Craig Williams. Here is just a glimpse of their chat. Ben hit Craig with some tough questions, could he be the next Jason Richardson when he grows up?

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16 June 2020

 

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