Racing Victoria (RV) is once again pleased to offer a dedicated health and wellbeing service for participants attending this year’s Melbourne Inglis Premier Yearling Sale.
The Wellbeing Lounge will be back in force for four days starting Sunday, 3 March, offering sunscreen, hats and water as well as digital health checks and full physiotherapist assessments.
Comfortable bean bags will also be available for those wishing to relax and recharge in between inspections with close to 800 yearlings on offer over the four-day sale.
Following great feedback from participants last year, The Sisu Wellness Station will make a return to the lounge.
This Station provides a digital health check whereby participants can have an assessment completed and given their level of risk for diabetes. If deemed at risk they are then eligible to link in with the Diabetes Life Program.
The digital machine can check your heart rate and age, body mass index, body fat percentage, blood pressure and weight all in the space of about four minutes. It then gives you your level of risk as well as you ‘digital age’.
The exciting addition this year is having a Physiotherapist on site for the entire four days – they will be offering full body assessments and treatments (from Team Elite Physio). With industry participants putting their body through a lot of physical strain day in day out we believe this is a terrific addition. Offering free access to top level physiotherapy care is a terrific opportunity to get any niggles or body issues checked out.
Free STABLELINE caps and water bottles are also available for any licensed/registered person that presents their industry pass.
RV Participant Wellbeing Manager, Kirra Fitzgerald, encouraged anyone who was not familiar with the Wellbeing Lounge over the last two years to take advantage of the free services from Sunday.
“I encourage all trainers, owners, vendors, stud staff and anyone else visiting Oaklands Junction for the Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale to visit the Wellbeing Lounge, whether it’s just for a free bottle of water or to seek some information or advice about an aspect of their health.”