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Vic "Track Walker" Program Starts Today
Today's opening day of the 2012 Warrnambool Carnival signals the commencement of Racing Victoria's new independent track walker program. The trial program will commence at Warrnambool & expand to include another 11 country tracks across Victoria (Ballarat, Bendigo, Cranbourne, Geelong, Kilmore, Kyneton, Moe, Pakenham, Sale, Seymour & Werribee) with former jockey Sam Hyland the appointed "track walker" prior to their meetings. His role will be to "walk the track on race morning & assist the track manager to determine the official track rating".