Australian Cup Carnival Celebrates 60 Years

February 16, 2018 Comments Off

By grvnews

The Victorian Government is supporting the 60th anniversary of greyhound racing’s iconic Australian Cup Carnival at The Meadows.

The three-night race series kicks off tonight – Saturday, 17 February – followed by a second race meeting on Saturday, 24 February, and culminating with the Group 1 Australian Cup – worth $250,000 to the winner – on Saturday, 3 March.

The Labor Government is contributing $95,000 to the carnival from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program, while the Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association is providing more than $243,000.

Minister for Racing, Martin Pakula acknowledged the enormity and history of the $1.3 million Australian Read full article


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