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Kilmore Racing Club thrilled with the success of Kilmore Cup

By Colin MacGillivray and ‘Pegs’ KILMORE Racing Club officials were thrilled with the return of crowds to Sunday’s Kilmore Cup, with nearly 3000 patrons passing through the gates. Club chief executive Ben Murphy said the crowd...

Kilmore Racing Club expects large crowd numbers for Kilmore Cup

KILMORE Racing Club officials are hoping for a strong crowd at Sunday’s Kilmore Cup as racegoers celebrate a return to the track. With the lifting of Victoria’s COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, crowds can now attend race...

Kilmore racing identity Eric Buttler dies age 81

By ‘Pegs’ LONGTIME Kilmore resident and racing identity Eric Buttler died on Tuesday, Melbourne Cup Day, after battling cancer for nearly four years. He was aged 81. Mr Buttler had a busy life, starting up Buttlers...

Kilmore Racing Club welcomes the return of Kilmore Cup

By Max Davies KILMORE Racing Club is set for the return of the Kilmore Cup on November 21, with large crowds expected following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Being held with crowds at Kilmore for the...

Chibnall chases Black Type with Rainbiel

By ‘Pegs’ KILMORE trainer Tony Chibnall yesterday confirmed his talented filly Rainbiel will head to Moonee Valley for the Group 3 $160,000 Typhoon Tracy Stakes over 1200 metres on February 19. The three year-old daughter of...

Kilmore to receive new stewards’ tower

KILMORE Racing Club will use nearly $150,000 in funding from the State Government and Harness Racing Victoria to redevelop its stewards’ towers. The State Government will provide $74,366 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund with...

Cups season rolls on

By ‘Pegs’ KYNETON trainers Robert Linnell and George Osborne came home with winners from St Arnaud Turf Club’s Cup meeting on Sunday. They saddled-up Keep The Magic ($16) and Legless Nick ($10) respectively. The former, a 10...

​​​​​​​Seymour Cup transferred to Kilmore

By ‘Pegs’ THIS year’s $200,000 Listed bet365 Seymour Cup, to be run this Sunday (October 18), has been transferred to bet365 Park Kilmore. Last week, Seymour Racing Club conducted another set of jumpouts, and while the...

First win for Kilmore teen

By ‘Pegs’ KILMORE teenager Jordy Chibnall drove her first winner at Kilmore Trots on Sunday night. Driving in only her fourth race and having her licence for just over a week, the 18-year-old took out the...

Harness returns to regionalised racing

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE Racing Club still hopes to host its annual pacing cup later this year despite the reintroduction of regional restrictions by Harness Racing Victoria (HRV). HRV last week announced it would return to...