Kerang race times adjusted due to hot weather forecast

Racing Victoria (RV) wishes to advise of changes to race times at Kerang on Boxing Day, Wednesday, 26 December, due to hot weather forecast for the region.

Kerang race times will be brought forward to avoid the hottest part of the day, with the first race now scheduled for 12.30pm, as opposed to 1.35pm.

The updated race times are as follows:

Race

Time

Race 1 –BM58 Handicap (1800m)

12.30pm

Race 2 - Maiden Plate (1400m)

1pm

Race 3 - Maiden Plate (1100m)

1.35pm

Race 4 - BM70 Handicap (1100m)

2.15pm

Race 5 - BM58 Handicap (1100m)

3pm

Race 6 - BM64 Handicap (1400m)

3.40pm


All other meetings scheduled for Boxing Day will go ahead as planned.

RV’s Procedure for Racing in Hot Weather Policy is enacted at all meetings where hot weather conditions are forecast to ensure the health and wellbeing of horses and participants.

Large containers of ice water in mobile containers will be made available at appropriate locations around the racecourse, with horses required in the mounting yard for reduced periods of time.