26 January, 2022
Races cancelled after grassfire at the Great Western Racecourse
CFA was called to the grassfire on Moyston-Great Western Road at Great Western just after 1.30pm last Sunday, when smoke drifted over the racecourse from the fire which started in the carpark soon after the first race.
The 2022 Great Western Races were abandoned after Race 1 at the weekend after a fire broke out in the carpark. Photo: @rollthedicerace on Twitter