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Brendan Parnell

New CEO announced for Racing Queensland

Media Release by Racing Queensland The Chair of Racing Queensland, Steve Wilson AM has announced the appointment of experienced media, wagering and sports executive Brendan Parnell to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr Wilson said Mr Parnell is well … Read more »

Pedigree Legend

BUYING A RACEHORSE

Buying a Yearling at Auction Buying at auction can be just as exciting as winning a race. More than 5,000 yearlings are sold at auction each year around Australia. The horses are old enough to be assessed by your advisers … Read more »

Congratulations on purchasing a yearling

WHAT NEXT AFTER THE PURCHASE?

CONGRATULATIONS you have successfully purchased a yearling in the auction ring! There are a few more decisions you need to make for your valuable livestock before it makes it to the track. Where is your yearling going to spell? Deciding where … Read more »

QTIS

WHAT IS QTIS?

QTIS (Queensland Thoroughbred Incentive Scheme) is internationally recognised incentive scheme designed to maximise market interest in Queensland bred horses and increase their racetrack earnings. How it Works Foals are eligible for QTIS with a payment by the 1st October (late … Read more »

Prizemoney increase

Racing in Queensland to benefit from additional $12 million

Media Release – Racing Queensland Racing Queensland has announced an additional $12 million in prize money will be injected annually into the industry in a move that will provide a major boost to all stakeholders. The $12m increase will deliver … Read more »

Worthy Cause

Positive Start for Worthy Cause

By Breednet’s Tara Madgwick The team at Clear Mountain Fairview in Queensland are delighted to report promising Choisir stallion Worthy Cause is getting his mares in foal with his early coverings testing positive at 45 days including the dam of a … Read more »

Worthy Cause Racing

Son of Choisir Delights at Clear Mountain Fairview

By Breednet’s Tara Madgwick One of a handful of Australian bred stallions to achieve global success in both hemispheres, Choisir has sired 84 stakes-winners and left the winners of over $100million worldwide with his sons now standing at some of the … Read more »

Wanted

WANTED TO STAND AT CLEAR MOUNTAIN FAIRVIEW

Group One winning sprinter and son of champion sire Fastnet Rock, Wanted, will commence stud duties at Clear Mountain Fairview in 2017 after being sold and relocated from Victoria. A Group One winner and three-time Group One placed as a … Read more »

Worthy Cause

WORTHY CAUSE TO STAND AT STUD

Worthy Cause, a powerful son of champion sire Choisir will commence stud duties at Clear Mountain Fairview in 2017 after an accomplished career on the track as an impressive Group winner. From the stable of Queensland’s top juvenile trainer John … Read more »

Tycoon Ruler's Upstart Pride collects honours in Brisbane's Winter Racing Carnival (Dan Costello image).

RQ and Sky Racing launch live on-line coverage of Brisbane Racing Carnival

Racing Queensland Media Release Racing Queensland (RQ) and Sky Racing have announced a trial of live digital coverage of every Group 1 race day of the Brisbane Racing Carnival in a major showcase of racing in Queensland. The deal means … Read more »