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RQ announces prize money increase for non-TAB thoroughbreds

Media Release distributed by Racing Queensland Racing Queensland Chairman Steve Wilson has announced $550,000 in prize money increases for non-TAB thoroughbred racing as part of the state government’s welcomed $18 million allocation for thoroughbred prize money. The announcement comes in … Read more »

Upstart Pride will jump from the extreme outside in this year's Toowoomba Weetwood (Trackside Photography photo).

Racing Queensland announces $18 million prize money increase for industry viability

Media Release distributed by Racing Queensland Following the state government’s welcomed announcement of $26 million for thoroughbred racing, Racing Queensland Chairman Steve Wilson AM says the first prize money increase of $18 million, effective 1 November 2018, will be a … Read more »

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Racing Queensland welcomes government announcement of $26 million for thoroughbreds

As distributed by Racing Queensland – 26 October 2018 Racing Queensland Chairman Steve Wilson has welcomed the State Government’s announcement of a critical $26 million in funding for thoroughbred racing that will support industry viability and position the sport to … Read more »

Jabali

Jabali Exciting Acquisition For Clear Mountain Fairview

As seen on Breeding & Racing News Queensland’s Clear Mountain Fairview is excited by the interest shown in new 2018 sire recruit Jabali (Exceed and Excel-Balalaika, by King of Kings). Having stood his first two seasons at the Queensland base … Read more »

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SON OF WANTED CLAIMS GROUP 1 GLORY

As seen on Aushorse Leading bloodstock agent, Paul Willetts, has purchased more than his share of racetrack stars over the years. Buffering, a $22,000 yearling buy went on to capture seven Group Ones and $7.3 million in stakes. Choice Bro … Read more »

Wanted

WANTED PRODUCES GROUP 1 WINNER

As seen on Breeding & Racing At Morphettville in Adelaide last Saturday, Clear Mountain Fairview’s Gr1-winning stallion Wanted (Fastnet Rock-Fragmentation, by Snippets) celebrated a Gr1 triumph when favoured 3YO Australian-bred gelding Leicester (Wanted-Defy The Odds, by Galileo) scored by 1.5-lengths … Read more »

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 »