THE feature image indicates what punters had to endure at Kilmore Racing Club’s final turf meeting for season 2021-22 on Thursday.
Racing Victoria stewards chairman Peter Ryan and his team consulted with all jockeys prior to the start of the meeting and throughout the day.
Their report said riders maintained visibility satisfactorily and conditions were safe for the meeting to continue. Riders were satisfied with the safety initiatives implemented by stewards.
District stables failed to produce a winner.
Fundraiser for Ukraine
Kilmore trainers Annie Goble and Leisia Masnyj represented the Kilmore Trainers’ Association award at a fundraising function to aid leading rider Craig Williams and his Ukranian-born wife Larysa in their fight to help the people of war-torn Ukraine.
The function, at the committee room of Caulfield Racecourse on Wednesday, featured Williams speaking about his and Larysa’s first trip to Ukraine in 96 hours and their next trip in July.
The Melbourne Cup-winning jockey also spoke at length about his life as a successful jockey. Fundraising by the couple on Willaims’ website is for people to donate whatever the can to assist the Ukranian humanitarian cause. Kilmore Trainers’ Association donated $200 from