Horse Racing

  • Off and racing

    Spring racing fever is gripping Avoca with a crowd of 5000 tipped for tomorrow’s running of the PJA and Blue Pyrenees Avoca Cup. Pre-paid admission and hospitality packages had sold out by last week, Avoca Shire Turf Club manager Kate Kirkpatrick said. Organisers anticipate an idyllic running of the Cup with sunny conditions and a […]

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  • Scene set for Avoca Cup

    A crowd of 4500 is expected for tomorrow’s $15,000 PJA and Blue Pyrenees Avoca Cup. With Mornington-based Escape Artist likely to have a tilt at his third consecutive Cup, and Ballarat trainer Barry James also chasing a third Cup victory, the scene is set for a particularly lively day’s racing. Avoca Shire Turf Club manager […]

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  • Top crowd tipped for 152nd Avoca Cup

    With a record 2200 presold tickets already snapped up, tomorrow’s 152nd running of the PJA & Blue Pyrenees Avoca Cup is expected to draw a bumper race day crowd. The population of the little Pyrenees township is tipped to swell to almost six times its usual size as it hosts the meeting that’s two years […]

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