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Big day at the races

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June 15, 2017

Victorian provincial and country race clubs, as well as people from regional areas, are invited to Flemington on Saturday, June 24 to celebrate the Victorian Racing Club’s strong connection to country racing.

Victorian provincial and country race clubs, as well as people from regional areas, are invited to Flemington on Saturday, June 24 to celebrate the Victorian Racing Club’s strong connection to country racing.

Provincial and country race club members will have the opportunity to experience the magic of Flemington, with complimentary racecourse admission and entry into the exclusive VRC Members’ Enclosure.

Victorian country residents can also gain free general admission entry to Flemington by presenting ID showing their residential address with postcode.

Provincial and Country Raceday will feature the David Bourke Provincial Plate (1600m) for horses that have participated in at least three non-metropolitan races in the past 12 months.

Country and provincial race club members can collect passes on the day by printing off and filling in the online form at www.flemington.com.au and bringing it to the gate on raceday.

The offer will include a $10 food and beverage voucher per person and a chance to sign up for a tour of the VRC Heritage Centre, plus the opportunity to have their photograph taken with the 2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy which will be located in The View on Level 4 of The Grandstand from noon to 2pm.

Gates open at 10.40am, with the first of nine races at 11.40am, with special trains travelling to Flemington from Southern Cross Station.

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