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Department of Primary Industries Oct 08 / National / 21 Nov, 2008

Information from the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) regarding Horse Notes Edition 2. The October edition of Horse Notes is now available on the DPI website and you can access it at www.dpi.vic.gov.au/horsenotes This edition includes stories about hendra virus, foaling your mare, rearing new foals, equine abortion biosecurity measures, laminitis in horses, strangles and…
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Boost for Staying Races in Victoria / Victoria / 21 Nov, 2008

Staying races in Victoria will receive a major boost in 2009 through a series of initiatives announced by RVL in conjunction with Victorian race clubs. A 3yo staying series comprising five races will be staged over distances ranging from 1800m to 2200m commencing in February 2009 and culminating with a final over 2400m in April…
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Award Compliance / National / 21 Nov, 2008

The ATA recently sent members a copy of correspondence from the AWU advising of spot inspections of stables to monitor compliance with the Horse Training Industry Award and superannuation requirements. Members' were advised to check and ensure compliance with the Award and it's various requirements and are advised to contact the ATA if they are…
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Well done Nifty / National / 21 Nov, 2008

There are not many jockeys in any era that can point to a milestone of riding 2000 race winners during their riding career. But when you are sixty two years of age and still in the saddle and riding winners, the achievement is all the more special. Neville (Nifty) Wilson achieved this milestone recently at…
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