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Vic Benchmark Trial Also Starts Today
Racing Victoria's racing operations team commences a 3-month trial of benchmark races on selected country races from today. Benchmark races will replace the existing ratings-based races for 0-72, 0-78 & 0-89 country races only during the trial period. Benchmark races (which are used in a number of international jurisdictions) were introduced into Australian racing in 2009 & are now run in all states except Victoria.