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Gold Coast Turf Club Shows Supports For Kristy Banks Appeal

Gold Coast Turf Club Shows Supports For Kristy Banks Appeal

19 Jan, 2012

With Kristy Banks facing an uncertain future in a wheelchair as a paraplegic after suffering horrific spinal injuries in a race fall on December 31, fundraisers have begun in her honour.

The Gold Cost Turf Club donated a pair of Jayco riding pants and racing silks which were subsequently signed by all the jockeys in …

Racing QLD On The Offensive Over Drug Claims

Racing QLD On The Offensive Over Drug Claims

31 Aug, 2011

Racing Queensland has fired back in regards to an article published earlier in the week implying that nearly a third of Queensland jockeys were regular drug users.

The story, first seen in the Sunday Mail on August 28, features comments from former racing licensee Michael Jackson which if proved true would be disastrous for the …

Queensland Jockeys To Earn More Per Ride

Queensland Jockeys To Earn More Per Ride

14 Apr, 2011

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 …