News About: Rockhampton

Conditions to Suit Lauterbrunnen in Rockhampton Newmarket

Conditions to Suit Lauterbrunnen in Rockhampton Newmarket

23 Jun, 2016

Trainer Robert Heathcote is confident Lauterbrunnen will be well suited to the conditions when he lines up for the Rockhampton Newmarket Handicap (1300m) this afternoon.

Lauterbrunnen will line up for the Rockhampton Newmarket this afternoon. Photo: Daniel Costello

Lauterbrunnen has been a consistent and competitive performer for Heathcote through thirty-two career starts since debuting to …

Suspension Spells Retirement For Queensland Trainer

Suspension Spells Retirement For Queensland Trainer

12 Aug, 2011

Darryl Hansen is considering abandoning his training career all together after Racing Queensland handed him a six month suspension and a $10,000 fine after two of his horses tested positive to prohibited substances.

The trainer was suspended for six months after he was found guilty of presenting Hussonator to race with elevated TCO2 (bicarb) levels.…

Queensland Expand QTIS Scheme To $8.8M

Queensland Expand QTIS Scheme To $8.8M

11 Aug, 2011

Queensland racing is set to be delivered a big boost with an agreement finally reached for the highly popular bonus scheme.

The QTIS is a system which rewards owners with extra cash payouts should their horses win the eligible races.

It’s a structure which is replicated under various names right around the country and many …

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 …

Rocky Path To Grafton No Issue For Essington

Rocky Path To Grafton No Issue For Essington

28 Jun, 2011

It would have been easy to miss the return of Essington to the race track last weekend with his name nowhere to be seen on the Eagle Farm meeting.

He wasn’t at Rosehill either nor was he down south at Flemington, in fact he was a long way away from there up in warmth of …