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Limited Number Of Patrons For Stradbroke

The Brisbane Racing Club will be allowed to have a select number of patrons on-course under strict biosecurity conditions for its Stradbroke Handicap meeting. Queensland race clubs can now have up to 20 patrons on-course but they must comply with government COVID-19 checklists. “Further patrons may be able to return upon the adoption of an[...]
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Deep Image Makes The Cut For Stradbroke

Robert Heathcote’s chances of training his first Group One winner in Queensland doubled when Deep Image made the field for the Stradbroke Handicap. When the final Stradbroke field was declared on Tuesday morning, Deep Image was the last in after Victorian mare Teleplay did not accept. There are 18 runners and five emergencies with Caloundra[...]
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Queensland Media Negotiations Are Ongoing

The media rights for racing in Queensland have yet to be finalised despite the Brisbane Racing Club re-signing with Sky Channel. The media rights deal was expected to be finalised by the end of last month with Sky, Racing.com, Channel 7 and Channel 10 all interested in broadcasting Queensland meetings. Negotiations in Queensland are always[...]
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BRC Supports Free-To-Air Slot For Races

The Brisbane Racing Club will support moves to broadcast its meetings on free-to-air television during the winter. Behind-the-scenes negotiations have been underway in recent weeks for a free-to-air deal where Sky Racing’s premier Thoroughbred Central station would be shown. Channel 7, which already shows Sky’s rival Racing.com’s Victorian and South Australian meetings, is the frontrunner.[...]
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RQ Announce New Winter Feature Race Plan

The Stradbroke Handicap, Brisbane’s signature race, is one of two Group One events reinstated in Racing Queensland’s revised list of 26 winter black-type races. Racing in Queensland has continued during the coronavirus pandemic with no crowds and strict biosecurity. The state has been divided into five regions with city standard racing continuing in metro north,[...]
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Federal Job Scheme Helps Qld Clubs

The federal government’s JobKeeper scheme is likely to save Queensland race clubs from massive financial loss and possible closure. Several clubs were already in financial trouble before the current coronavirus restrictions but that has been magnified in recent weeks. An estimated 500 full-time and casual Queensland race club employees have been stood down or laid[...]
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Queensland Clubs Face Big Losses

Queensland’s major race clubs will lose millions in revenue and sponsorship and shed hundreds of staff after the winter carnival was scrapped. The clubs say they are disappointed the carnival will not go ahead but understand tough decisions have had to be made. The winter racing has been abandoned because of the COVID-19 pandemic and[...]
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Qld Clubs To Seek Government Assistance

Queensland race clubs are preparing a submission to seek federal and state government financial help as the coronavirus crisis causes huge financial losses. As is the case throughout Australia, race meetings are being conducted without public attendance. If the situation continues into the winter carnival it will cost the south east Queensland clubs at least[...]
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