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Jockey Celebration Day 2016

August 06, 2016

Saturday August 6th, 2016 was Jockeys Celebration Day across Australia. On behalf of the National Jockeys Trust, ARCC co-ordinates remembrance ceremonies at every racecourse in Australia which holds a meeting on that day.  The ceremonies are conducted by local clergy and consist of a prayer for safety and a minute silence in remembrance of fallen jockeys.

This year, ceremonies were held at the following racecourses:

SA:      Morphettville, Roxby Downs
VIC:     Flemington, Bairnsdale
WA:     Belmont Park, Wyndham
NSW:  Randwick, Newcastle, Kempsey, Louth
QLD:   EagleFarm, Mareeba, Tambo, Toowoomba, Bowen, Corfield, Gold Coast, Warwick, Gladstone.
NT:      Katherine
TAS:    Devonport
ACT:    Canberra