News About: Queensland Racing
Queensland Racing has received a needed boost on the eve of the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap after the Queensland government signed off on a $22 million overhaul for Eagle Farm.
A $2 million injection into Queensland racing has been announced to improve training facilities across the state.
The state government will outlay $1.2 million to 37 race clubs immediately and a further $800,000 will be allocated on a discretionary basis depending on the number of runners competing from particular clubs.
The funds are part of …
New Zealand mare Poste Restante will kick off her spring in Brisbane this Saturday, having her first start since a winter campaign that included a third-place finish to Brambles in the Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2000m).
Now trained by Desleigh Forster at Eagle Farm, the four-year-old will contest a Class 6 Handicap (1200m) at …
Racing New South Wales has spoken out against the installation of synthetic tracks and will rely on new innovative materials to upgrade existing turf tracks throughout the state.
Chief Executive Peter V’landys said that Racing New South Wales had investigated the prospect of synthetic racing but was unable to find a synthetic surface that was …
A highly anticipated clash between Brambles and Zabeelionaire will take place in the Group 1 Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm this Saturday.
Brambles is already favourite for the Derby after his impressive three and a half length win in the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben last month.
With the Grafton Carnival in full swing, the Queensland racing industry is hastily trying to control the recent Hendra Virus outbreak in the state’s south-east.
Coffs Harbour Racing chief executive Russ Atkinson is working hard to keep people calm despite the recent scares.
“They haven’t certainly quarantined any areas, they’ve quarantined farms etcetera where the …
Queensland is currently in the midst of a Hendra virus scare after a horse south of Brisbane tested positive to the deadly virus.
The horse died at a Beaudesert property on Monday, however, it was not established the horse had passed away from the Hendra virus until last night.
Deputy Premier Paul Lucas was quick …
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 …
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