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Rawiller to ride Buffering in BTC Cup

Rawiller to ride Buffering in BTC Cup

3 May, 2012

Sydney jockey Nash Rawiller will be the new rider for Buffering when he lines up in the Group 1 $400,000 Smirnoff BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben on May 12.

Leading Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote confirmed the booking after Buffering made an one act affair of the $100,000 WFA Coca-Cola Amatil (1200m) at Eagle Farm yesterday.…

Buffering careers away for easy Eagle Farm win

Buffering careers away for easy Eagle Farm win

2 May, 2012

Winter Carnival aspirant Buffering showed that a tough Melbourne campaign hadn’t taken the edge off of him after careering away for the easiest of wins at Eagle Farm today.

Premiership trainer Robert Heathcote gave Buffering a short ease up after finishing third to Foxwedge in the Group 1 $400,000 Power Tracker William Reid Stakes (1200m) …

Kevin Dixon new Chairman of Queensland Racing Limited

Kevin Dixon new Chairman of Queensland Racing Limited

2 May, 2012

Former Brisbane Racing Club Chairman Kevin Dixon has been appointed Chairman of Racing Queensland Limited following the resignation of former chief Bob Bentley.

Bentley resigned from his role at Racing Queensland Limited following the landslide win by the LNP at the recent Queensland State Election after a long and controversial term at the helm.

Dixon …

Dixon to be new Racing Queensland chairman

Dixon to be new Racing Queensland chairman

18 Apr, 2012

Kevin Dixon is set to become the next chairman of the Racing Queensland Limited after stepping down from the number one position with the Brisbane Racing Club.

Kevin Dixon will be the new Racing Queensland chairman - photo (c) Daniel Costello

The post became available yesterday with the announcement that Bob Bentley would resign as …

Senior RQL executives resign

Senior RQL executives resign

26 Mar, 2012

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 …

Hansen’s last shot to be cleared next Wednesday

Hansen’s last shot to be cleared next Wednesday

7 Dec, 2011

Embattled Sunshine Coast trainer Darryl Hansen will have one last throw at the wickets when an appeal against a six month suspension is heard by the Internal Appeal Tribunal within the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal next Wednesday.

Hansen is fighting the suspension relating to the TC02 positive found from Hussonator at the Mackay Turf …

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 …