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Racing Vic To "Drop-In" Sections Of Track At Moe

Thursday, 14th April 2011

Racing Victoria announced it will "drop-in" new turf sections to the track at Moe to repair damage casued by the summer floods. RV chief executive Rob Hines said urgent remedial work was required at Moe, Kyneton, Benalla & Yarra Valley. And RV chief operating officer Bernard Saundry confirmed: "We have gone through Evergreen to get some plots that we can drop in & we will do that at Moe in 3 sections of the track where clay pipes have been disrupted to get us back racing. Basically it sits on the drainage. The track gets excavated down to the drainage bed & a piece of turf will drop in on top of the pipes."

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