News About: Deagon

Deagon An Early Casualty Of QLD Elections

Deagon An Early Casualty Of QLD Elections

2 Feb, 2012

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 …

New Look Racing In Queensland If LNP Win March Election

New Look Racing In Queensland If LNP Win March Election

1 Feb, 2012

Racing in Queensland will take on a new look if the March 24 State election goes to plan for the Liberal National Party.

Opposition deputy leader Tim Nicholls said if the LNP gained Government in the upcoming election they would dismantle the combined structure of all three racing codes coming under the one banner of …

Racing Veteran Enters Deagon Development Dispute

Racing Veteran Enters Deagon Development Dispute

21 Sep, 2011

The fight for Deagon has a new voice on the battlefront as trainers at the facility plead with racing Queensland to rethink their redevelopment.

The proposal which seems all but certain to become a reality of the next few years will see just under $40 million spent to turn Deagon Racecourse into a specialist trots …

D-Day Draws Closer For Deagon Development

D-Day Draws Closer For Deagon Development

16 Aug, 2011

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 …

Deagon Upgrade Part Of Racing QLD’s Big Spend

Deagon Upgrade Part Of Racing QLD’s Big Spend

21 Jul, 2011

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 …