News About: Bob Bentley
Racing Queensland Limited has implemented a succession plan after the resignation of several senior executives as a result of the overwhelming success of the LNP in last Saturday’s Queensland State election.
Senior executives Mr Malcolm Tuttle (CEO), Mr Jamie Orchard (Director of Integrity Operations), Mr Paul Brennan (Director of Product Development) and Ms Shara Reid …
With the inevitable change of Government after Saturday’s Queensland election, the current set up of Queensland Racing is set for a major overhaul.
Deputy Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls said that the LNP will look to dismantling the current Racing Queensland model which oversees all the codes and would replace it with boards for each of …
The Deagon dream appears to be over for Bob Bentley and Racing Queensland with plans for the thoroughbred training track to be converted to a greyhound and harness centre thrown out.
Bentley along with State Government racing spokesman Tim Mulherin announced a redistribution of funds through a new ‘Industry Infrastructure Plan’ (IIP).
It resembles nothing …
The Gold Coast already has a reason to celebrate even before the Magic Millions carnival gets underway.
In an announcement today from Racing Queensland the Gold Coast Turf Club has secured a multimillion dollar grant to redevelop their Bundall racecourse.
The Queensland Government will be fronting the cash which follows the signing of a heads …
Racing Queensland is adding the final touches to a development application which is due to be submitted to Brisbane City Council by the end of the week.
The document relates to their proposal to turn the current Deagon Racecourse training facility into a state of the art metropolitan greyhound and harness racing venue.
Chairman of …
Committee members at the Gold Coast Racecourse are currently in talks with Racing Queensland (RQL) as the Club pushes to become a hub of night racing.
The talk’s come after Gold Coast Turf Club’s (GCTC) former chairman Andrew Eggleston resigned from his position after …
As it stands right now Deagon Racecourse is a facility pretty much unknown to the wider part of horse racing circles around the country.
Sitting in a prime location in the Northern suburbs of Brisbane the circuit is used exclusively as a training and trials venue with racing having ceased decades ago.
That is set …
Racing Queensland has once again rejected a call from the Queensland Racehorse Owners Association to boost levels of prize money, specifically in mid-week events.
They said while they acknowledge the continuing importance of lifting mid-week, maiden and Class 1 prize money they were currently not in a position to do so.
They say that the …
Bundaberg Race Club has been pulled off the scrap heap with the precinct given another chance at building a successful racing precinct.
They had their license reinstated only after Racing Queensland was satisfied with a newly developed business model showing how they would avoid the mistakes of the past.
After drifting into a horrible financial …
Queensland jockeys have today earned themselves a higher riding fee after Racing Queensland Limited (RQL) confirmed a pay rise will come into effect on July 1, 2011.
RQL chief executive officer, Malcolm Tuttle, has verified that the riding fees will increase from $147 to $160 per ride on 1 July this year, while a further …
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