Former champions of the turf housed at Residing Legends will reap the advantages from a $1 million fund that has been arrange via the Victoria Racing Membership.
The VRC Equine Wellbeing Fund will supply endured monetary give a boost to not to best Residing Legends but in addition to an improve of horse welfare requirements at Flemington.
Residing Legends will obtain $220,000 over the following 3 years which is able to ensure former champion racehorses comparable to 1997 Caulfield-Melbourne Cups winner May And Energy a house for lifestyles at Oaklands with ongoing give a boost to for the farm.
A brand new on-course hub to include two Residing Legends horses at Flemington race days in addition to a horse from the Off The Monitor program will probably be constructed as a brand new vacation spot providing training to buyers about thoroughbreds.
The fund may also allow the VRC to start out upgrades for stepped forward equine post-race restoration.
New cooling aids will probably be put in within the race day tunnel taking horses from the mounting backyard to the pony stalls space.
This comes on best of a contemporary initiative of ice-boots for all horses to make use of post-race, de-mister fanatics within the stalls space and extra personnel to assist with hosing down horses within the mounting backyard.
The fund will probably be ongoing with the VRC hopeful membership individuals, buyers, sponsors and companions will give a contribution to the care of thoroughbreds throughout and publish their careers.