Tag: 'Brisbane Racing Club'

Eagle Farm holding up well despite rain

The Brisbane Racing Club is confident the Eagle Farm racetrack will be rated soft for the week's main meeting and could get to good despite...

Eagle Farm set to race despite heavy rain

The new Eagle Farm racetrack is expected to show its recuperative powers by holding a meeting after 200mm of rain.

Doomben washed out by heavy rain

The Doomben twilight meeting has been abandoned with more than 50mm of rain falling in three hours.
Robert Heathcote

BRC wants full meetings schedule restored

The Brisbane Racing Club wants to have 80 meetings next season, restoring it to pre-renovations numbers.
Neville Bell

BRC chairman Neville Bell awarded OAM

Brisbane Racing Club Chairman Neville Bell has been awarded an OAM in the Australia Day honours.
Brendan Parnell

Further boost for 3YOs at winter carnival

Racing Queensland has announced further enhancements to the winter carnival with major changes in three-year-old dates and prize money.
Neville Bell

Record crowd tipped for Magic Millions day

The Queensland summer carnival has been a success with big crowds and record figures expected for the Magic Millions at the Gold Coast.
Neville Bell

Doomben 10,000 lifted to a million dollars

Queensland will have five one million dollar races with the Doomben 10,000 prize money lifted to seven figures.
Vow And Declare

New $1.5m race to boost Brisbane carnival

The final day of the Brisbane Racing Club's winter carnival will feature three million dollar races after the announcement of the $1.5 million Q22.

Huge storm washes out Doomben meeting

The Doomben meeting has been washed out after three races when a storm dumped 104mm on the track in 30 minutes.

Heavy rainfall at Doomben ahead of meeting

The parched Doomben racecourse has received 59mm of rain on the eve of its State Of Origin Jockeys series meeting.

BRC expects big entries for Futures series

The Brisbane Racing Club expects big numbers for its new Future Champions series when nominations close.
Neville Bell

Doomben faces major water shortage

The Brisbane Racing Club is buying water for Doomben after the track's supplies dried up.
Neville Bell

BRC bucks Cup week crowd trends

The Brisbane Racing Club has stayed on budget for its three Melbourne Cup week meetings which bucks the national trend.

Doomben in twilight trial for night move

Doomben will host five twilight meetings in the first step to introducing racing under lights at the track.

Neville Bell re-elected as BRC chairman

Neville Bell has been re-elected unopposed as Brisbane Racing Club chairman and predicted a bright future for Queensland's top club.

Kilcoy Club hoping for more TAB meetings

Some high profile racing figures have been elected to the committee of the Kilcoy Club which hopes to gain more TAB meetings.

Brisbane juveniles to trial at Eagle Farm

Brisbane will host a set of official barrier trials for two-year-olds at Eagle Farm.

Grand Prix Stakes moved to summer carnival

The Group Three the Grand Prix Stakes will move from the Queensland winter carnival to a summer timeslot, the Brisbane Racing Club has announced.

Boost for Queensland summer carnival

The rejuvenated Eagle Farm racetrack will play an important role in the upgraded Queensland summer carnival which will feature 22 black-type races.

Meeting to shed light on new racing rule

Queensland trainers will ask that there be more clarity with a new rule which means feature race runners must be on track three hours before...

No luck for Lloyd on last day of riding

Jeff Lloyd has had no luck on his last day as a jockey at Doomben, failing to ride a winner.

Partridge new Brisbane Racing Club boss

The Brisbane Racing Club has reverted to a chief executive with a racing background by appointing former ATC staffer Tony Partridge to replace David Whimpey.

Leisfield to retire as BRC clerk of course

Popular Brisbane racing figure Ricky Leisfield will step aside as clerk of the course at BRC meetings but continue to work for the club.

Push to move Queensland Derby date

The Brisbane Racing Club is keen to move the Queensland Derby so it is run before the Queensland Oaks..