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Gold Coast Turf Club Proposes Night Racing

Gold Coast Turf Club Proposes Night Racing

3 Aug, 2011

Night Racing at Moonee Valley has proved to be a success

Committee members at the Gold Coast Racecourse are currently in talks with Racing Queensland (RQL) as the Club pushes to become a hub of night racing.

The talk’s come after Gold Coast Turf Club’s (GCTC) former chairman Andrew Eggleston resigned from his position after …

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 …

Racing Queensland Propose Changes To Oaks Conditions

Racing Queensland Propose Changes To Oaks Conditions

28 May, 2011

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 …

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 …