Held across two locations this year - Cranbourne and Ballarat - you will hear from an AFL sporting legend discussing how they were managed as a high-performance athlete, a human sports medical expert, and there will be a panel discussion featuring a number of leading industry stakeholders.

At the seminar you will gain insights from industry leaders and other elite sports on medication use and managing high performance athletes in training and racing, both two and four-legged.

Key Details

 Location 1 - Ballarat Turf Club

  •  Monday, 4 December 2023
  • 10am - 3pm (AEDT)

 Location 2 - Cranbourne Turf Club

  • Tuesday, 5 December 2023
  • 10am - 3pm (AEDT)

Cost - Free for all licensed, permitted, registered and acknowledged participants

Catering - Food and drinks provided

Topics & Discussions

  • Medication Use Research
  • Sport Doctor - Relationship between coach, player and doctor
  • AFL Player - How to manage being a high performing athlete - parallels between human and equine athletes
  • Panel discussions with industry participants covering three case studies relating to medication and performance
  • Medication Rules Insights

Guest Speaker

Hear from AFL legend and racehorse owner, Joel Selwood, on longevity as an elite athlete and the parallels between human and equine athletes.


Ballarat - Brad Spicer, Dr Ben Mason, Prof Chris Whitton

Cranbourne -  Dave Eustace, Dr Ben Mason, Simon O'Donnell



For those who attend either day of Racing Victoria's Annual Seminar, you will have the chance to win one of the following prizes:

  1. 2 x tickets to 2023 Ballarat Cup Cocktail Function - Magic Millions
  2. 2 x seats at Inglis Chairmans Club table (non carnival) - Inglis  
  3. $150 voucher - KER nutrition
  4. $500 voucher - Zoetis 
  5. Tack (Hay) Bag - Off the Track

Terms & Conditions apply. Details on how to win the prizes will be provided on the each event day.