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Racing Victoria Ups Prizemoney For Cranbourne, Bendingo, Ballarat Cups

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 30 / 15

Racing Victoria has "announced significant prizemoney rises in some of Victoria's most important country cups," a move that will allow local and overseas stayers more options of gaining a start in the Caulfield and Melbourne cups, according to Patrick Bartley of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Spoil...

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