Australian Jumps Racing Association

2024 Jumps Racing Program Now Available

Progress & Improvements In Safety Measures For Jumps Racing

Jumps racing enjoys a long and esteemed history in Victoria with the annual Warrnambool May Racing Carnival a pinnacle of country racing nationwide.

Jumps racing has been regenerated in Victoria with an unwavering focus from Racing Victoria on the safety of all participants.

In recent years we had the highest number of horses compete in a season since the reset in 2009 and field sizes continue to increase throughout 2024

The introduction of new One-Fit Hurdles, designed to further improve safety for horse and rider, saw 2021 achieve the lowest fall rate in history – down 66% on the 10-year average.

Racing Victoria 2024 (RV) program features 19 jumps meetings throughout Victoria – six of which will be held exclusively for jumps riders – with 41 hurdle races and 24 steeplechase races programmed prior to any divisions.The season has commenced again concluding with the Grand National Steeplechase meeting at Sportsbet Ballarat on Sunday, 25 August.