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Buffering to continue Winter campaign after BTC Cup scratching

Buffering to continue Winter campaign after BTC Cup scratching

12 May, 2012

Trainer Robert Heathcote is confident BTC Cup scratching Buffering will recover from a hoof injury in time to continue his assault on the Brisbane Winter Carnival feature sprint races.

Buffering has been scratched from the BTC Cup - © Daniel Costello

Heathcote was forced to withdraw the reigning Group 1 $400,000 Bundaberg Distilling Co. BTC …

BRC bids to bring Black Caviar back to Brisbane

BRC bids to bring Black Caviar back to Brisbane

5 Mar, 2012

Black Caviar in front of the 20,000 strong crowd at Doomben last year

The Brisbane Racing Club in conjunction with Events Queensland and Brisbane Marketing have upped the anti in trying to get World Champion mare Black Caviar to attempt her record breaking 20th consecutive win at Doomben.

Brisbane Racing Club CEO, Stephen Ferguson announced …

Guiseppina Next In Line For Free Stradbroke

Guiseppina Next In Line For Free Stradbroke

23 Jan, 2012

Last week the connections of Ortensia indicated their desire to suss out Brisbane as a winter option thanks in part to the BRC recent announcement of the ‘Australasian Challenge’.

The scheme rewards winners of selected events across Australia and New Zealand with an all expenses paid trip to the winter carnival as well as guaranteed …

Ortensia May Be Lured By Stradbroke Offer

Ortensia May Be Lured By Stradbroke Offer

19 Jan, 2012

With the announcement from the BRC yesterday of the ‘Australasian Challenge’ the Paul Messara trained Ortensia will become one of the first to benefit.

For those that missed it the BRC will be offering guaranteed entry and all expenses paid travel for winners of selected events to the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap and the Group …

Doomben Race Meet Almost Cancelled Over Licence Dispute

Doomben Race Meet Almost Cancelled Over Licence Dispute

6 Jul, 2011

Today’s race meeting at Doomben Racecourse in Brisbane went ahead as planned, despite a dispute between Racing Queensland Limited (RQL) and the Brisbane Racing Club (BRC) that threatened to cancel it.

BRC chairman Kevin Dixon said he would cancel the mid-week meeting should RQL reject his plea to negotiate new terms for their licence.

The …

Racing Queensland Propose Changes To Oaks Conditions

Racing Queensland Propose Changes To Oaks Conditions

28 May, 2011

Queensland Racing (RQL) is considering changing the future conditions of the Group 1 Queensland Oaks to included mares in the race that is currently restricted to three-year-old fillies only.

The racing board believes that because there are already five Group 1 races of 2,000 metres and above dedicated to three-year-old fillies, it appears unfair that …

Black Caviar Expected To Draw Peak Crowds To Doomben Racecourse

Black Caviar Expected To Draw Peak Crowds To Doomben Racecourse

12 May, 2011

Big crowds expected for Black Caviar's Queensland debut at Doomben

The Brisbane Racing Club has done its best to ensure that Doomben Racecourse will be entirely prepared for Black Caviar’s Queensland debut in the BTC Cup this Saturday.

With peak crowds expected to flow into the 20,000 person capacity racecourse, the Club has spared no …