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Punt Drunk brings you today's top stories and all the controversial news in horse racing, including the latest on Glenn Boss's start in his Queensland...

Sky in 10-year deal with Queensland racing

Sky Racing has signed a decade-long deal to cover the three codes of racing in Queensland.

Limited number of patrons for Stradbroke

A limited number patrons will be allowed on course for the Group One Stradbroke day at Eagle Farm.
Eagle Farm

Wide barriers no problem in Stradbroke

Statistics show drawing a wide barrier in the Group One Stradbroke Hcp isn't always a major worry which is good news for several leading chances.
Dawn Passage

Stradbroke chaos reigns after barrier draw

Most of the favourites for the Group One Stradbroke Hcp drew wide at the barrier draw on Tuesday night throwing calculations into chaos.
Deep Image

Deep Image makes the cut for Stradbroke

Robert Heathcote doubled his chances of winning a maiden Queensland Group One race when Deep Image was the last horse into the Stradbroke Handicap field.

Queensland media negotiations are ongoing

The negotiations for media rights in Queensland are ongoing despite the Brisbane Racing Club re-signing with Sky Channel.

Eagle Farm track ready for winter racing

Eagle Farm will host the Victory Stakes meeting after three horses worked successfully on the course proper.
Brendan Parnell

Brisbane joins Seven’s national race cover

Network Seven will show four Brisbane carnival meetings as part of a national coverage of free-to-air racing but hopes for a full-time service have stalled.

BRC supports free-to-air slot for races

The Brisbane Racing Club will not stand in the way of free-to-air telecasts of its meetings as officials attempt to sort out complicated negotiations.
Brisbane Racing Club

BRC proposes six ballot-free races for Group 1

The Brisbane Racing Club has proposed at least six ballot-free races for its two winter Group One features.
Steve Wilson

RQ announce new winter feature race plan

Racing Queensland has announced 26 feature races including the Group One Stradbroke will be run in compensation for the loss of the winter carnival.

Qld turf administrator switches to trots

The Brisbane Racing Club's Scott Steele has been appointed chief executive of the Albion Park Harness Racing Club.

Federal job scheme helps Qld clubs

The Federal government's JobKeeper scheme will help reduce further staff losses in the Queensland racing industry.
Brendan Parnell

Pressure to reinstate Qld winter carnival

Clubs, breeders and some trainers are pushing for Racing Queensland to reverse its decision to scrap the winter carnival.
Neville Bell

Queensland clubs face big losses

The major Queensland clubs will shed hundreds of staff and face losses running into millions of dollars after the winter carnival was scrapped.
Brendan Parnel

Qld clubs to seek government assistance

Racing Queensland is helping race clubs prepare submissions for federal and state government compensation over the coronavirus impact.

BRC moves to protect tracks for winter

The Brisbane Racing Club will swap some meetings between its two tracks to ensure they are in best condition for the winter carnival.

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.