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BRC bids to bring Black Caviar back to Brisbane

BRC bids to bring Black Caviar back to Brisbane

5 Mar, 2012

Black Caviar in front of the 20,000 strong crowd at Doomben last year

The Brisbane Racing Club in conjunction with Events Queensland and Brisbane Marketing have upped the anti in trying to get World Champion mare Black Caviar to attempt her record breaking 20th consecutive win at Doomben.

Brisbane Racing Club CEO, Stephen Ferguson announced …

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 …

Hay List’s Mental Fitness A Concern For McNair Ahead Of 10,000

Hay List’s Mental Fitness A Concern For McNair Ahead Of 10,000

25 May, 2011

Hay List

Trainer John McNair has told of his concern for the mental fitness of Hay List ahead of this Saturday’s Doomben 10,000 in Brisbane.

The trainer says that while Hay List is “physically fantastic” the horse is giving off signs that he has had enough this preparation.

“He looks terrific,” McNair said.

“I’m just …

Black Caviar Expected To Draw Peak Crowds To Doomben Racecourse

Black Caviar Expected To Draw Peak Crowds To Doomben Racecourse

12 May, 2011

Big crowds expected for Black Caviar's Queensland debut at Doomben

The Brisbane Racing Club has done its best to ensure that Doomben Racecourse will be entirely prepared for Black Caviar’s Queensland debut in the BTC Cup this Saturday.

With peak crowds expected to flow into the 20,000 person capacity racecourse, the Club has spared no …