Further Victorian meeting changes due to hot weather forecast

Racing Victoria (RV) on Wednesday advised of additional changes to meetings this weekend due to hot weather forecasts.

With temperatures expected to reach 39 degrees in Kilmore on Saturday, 6 January, RV has rescheduled the bet365 Park Kilmore meeting to Monday, 8 January to race with Stony Creek.

Acceptances for Kilmore will remain on Thursday, 4 January with the acceptance time changing to 10.15am.

The Dederang meeting, also scheduled for Saturday, 6 January, has been abandoned as temperatures are also expected to reach 39 degrees and there are no suitable replacement dates available in close proximity.

RV will discuss with the Club opportunities to reschedule the Dederang Cup meeting later in the season.

All revised meeting dates and race times have been implemented in accordance with RV’s Procedure for Racing in Hot Weather Policy, which is designed to ensure the health and wellbeing of horses and participants is paramount.