Pakenham meeting abandoned following Cranbourne fatality

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Fri, 30 Aug, 12:00 AM

Officials have announced that today's eight-race card at Pakenham has been cancelled following the death of a 22-year-old apprentice jockey at Cranbourne this morning.

"The decision has been made in consultation with the Victorian Jockeys Association (VJA) following the death of a female jockey in a training accident at the Cranbourne Training Centre this morning," the RV statement read.

"The meeting has been abandoned in the interests of participant welfare and out of respect for the rider and her family."

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