Racing Queensland

Orchestrate wins Brisbane Cup

Orchestrate on Million Dollar Chase path after Brisbane Cup win

After claiming a staggering fifth Brisbane Cup title last week, Tony Brett is looking forward to finally "living like someone with a 9-5 job" and...
Queensland greyhound racing

Queensland greyhound breeder’s bonuses are back

More than $75,000 will be distributed back to Queensland-bred greyhounds throughout the month of June thanks to a new Racing Queensland (RQ) greyhound breeding bonus....

Horses to copy greyhounds – perhaps

Four years after the greyhounds took the plunge, the gallops have finally started to move on whole-of-life tracking, attempting to counteract adverse reports on ex-racers...

Queensland greyhounds get $1.7 million boost but where is the new track?

Queensland greyhound racing prizemoney is set to get a modest $1.7 million boost under the Queensland Government’s Racing Queensland’s Investment Growth Plan released yesterday that...
Queensland racing

Racing Queensland launches 2021 Queensland winter greyhound racing carnival

After limited feature greyhound racing was held last year, the Queensland Winter Carnival returns with 14 Group and Listed races, as well as $1.3 million...
Queensland racing

Betting turnover on Racing Queensland Golden Greys Carnival up 48%

According to figures released by Racing Queensland (RQ) today, the Golden Greys Summer Carnival continues to be a hit with RQ reporting record-breaking wagering turnover...

Greyhounds Australasia – A Lost Cause

The comment below is sharp but necessary as the greyhound industry faces a fogbound future, largely due to its pointless parochialism and the moral corruption...
Queensland racing

Classy Ethics, Farmor Beach & Oh Mickey Vie For Qld GOTY Title

Racing Queensland has today announced the three finalists in the running for the 2021 TAB Greyhound of the Year. Staged at Victoria Park Golf Club...

Townsville Greyhounds Get Tropical

Townsville Greyhound Club (TGC) is set to get tropical today with the adoption of a North Queensland tradition. With the support of Racing Queensland, TGC...

Managing Greyhounds In The New Decade

Australia's most controversial greyhound commentator Bruce Teague takes a look at the annual reports of all the Australian greyhound racing principal race authorities (PRA) and...

NSW Greyhounds Up The River

Three months ago we heard that the long-defunct Tweed Heads track would be reborn in a new location some seven kilometres from the former Border...
QLD greyhound racing

Greater Brisbane Greyhound Centre at Purga in planning stages

The Greater Brisbane Greyhound Centre has reached an important milestone in its development with several key consultants appointed to the project.
QLD greyhound racing

Queensland greyhounds get access to Race Meeting Injury Scheme

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) and racing Queensland (RQ) have announced today that Queensland greyhounds get access to the a racing injury scheme that will...
QLD greyhound racing

Queensland greyhound regional zone racing abolished

A number of biosecurity measures introduced by the Queensland racing industry during COVID-19 will be eased today (4/6) including designated racing regions. With the approval...
Queensland racing

Townsville greyhounds set to run twice a week in North Qld

A second greyhound meeting in Townsville each week is set to become a reality with a three-month trial set to take place in North Queensland.

COVID-19 lockdown proves boost for Qld greyhound adoption numbers

Queensland’s Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) has seen a surge in the number of greyhounds adopted in April, bringing the total number...
QLD greyhound racing

Queensland greyhounds to race under new consolidated regions

Racing Queensland (RQ) has announced it will make further revisions to its designated racing regions from next Monday, 18th May 2020.
QLD greyhound racing

QLD greyhounds adopt zones despite 80% being in same region

Racing Queensland (RQ) have followed the New South Wales model of zone racing to try and continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, they have jammed...
Queensland racing

Greyhound racing returns to Capalaba straight track after break

Greyhound racing will return to Capalaba on Sunday 22nd March 2020 after successful field trials were conducted on the renovated surface this morning. The course...
Queensland racing

Queensland greyhound of the year awards postponed

Racing Queensland (RQ) has confirmed this week’s Queensland Greyhound Awards will be postponed as a precaution to the spread of COVID-19. While the 2020 event...
QLD greyhound racing

Racing Queensland shuts the door to public at all race meetings

The third of Australian greyhound racing’s East Coast dominoes fell today when Racing Queensland announced they would follow NSW and Victorian greyhound racing in banning...
Queensland racing

Rocky Greyhounds Get New $150,000 Bunny

The Rockhampton Greyhound Racing Club will benefit from $150,000 upgrade next year through the delivery of a new lure rail and posts. A recent Racing...
QLD greyhound racing

Queensland greyhound racing to get 3 new tracks built by 2023

Queensland will be home to the nation’s most advanced greyhound racing tracks at a new $39 million venue that will be built by the Palaszczuk...
Queensland racing

Queensland greyhound racing punters get Minimum Bet Laws (MBL)

Racing Queensland will introduce a Minimum Bet Limit (MBL) for harness and greyhound betting on all off-course Wagering Service Providers (WSP’s), better known as online...
QLD greyhound racing

QGBOTA President fires up on Cairns closure

Queensland Greyhound Breeders Owners and Trainers Association (QGBOTA) Stephen Lennon has fired back at Racing Queensland’s (RQ) decision to closedown Cairns greyhound track releasing a...