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Summer racing flourishes

 Nov 28 2012

As the weather heats up around the country, so too does the racing! So if you’re not enjoying the action at the track – be sure to tune into Sky Racing to watch these events and more!

The Festival of Perth Racing continues on December 8 with the G1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic, while Sydney hosts the G2 Villiers Stakes on December 22.  Plus, Sky Racing will bring you live coverage of the traditional Boxing Day races from around Australia and across the Tasman.

Hong Kong hosts one of the biggest days on the international calendar on December 9, don’t miss the world’s best collide in four esteemed G1 events (Hong Kong Cup, Mile, Vase and Sprint).

International racing doesn’t stop there!  The UK jumps season kicks off with weekly grade races, Hanshin hosts the Japan Cup (dirt) and South Africa features the G1 SA Cape Guineas.

Harness grand circuit action heats up with Bankstown’s G1 Treuer Memorial on December 1, before the big names descend on Tabcorp Park, Melton for the SEW Eurodrive Victoria Cup on December 15.

In greyhound racing, there’s a G1 double, the Hobart Thousand Final runs on December 20 and the Sale Cup on December 26.

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By James Fennessy

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