Racing Queensland and the Townsville Turf Club have been working closely together on their turn-around plan in developing positive strategies about the Club’s future.
As a result of these strategies, Racing Queensland has accepted the plan the Townsville Turf Club has put forward and has now lifted their Control Body Direction.
Racing Queensland CEO, Dr Eliot Forbes said he was impressed by the commitment displayed by the new committee, staff and industry participants at the Townsville Turf Club.
“I am delighted with this outcome. It has been my pleasure working with the Committee in Townsville and to receive their plans for the future.
“I am confident that their plan will see a return to prosperity for the club and I will continue to work with them to ensure racing in the region remains not only sustainable but prosperous while providing a thrilling sport and social hub for the region,” said Dr Eliot Forbes.
The Townsville Turf Club’s renewed focus is on rebuilding the Club’s offering in the community and delivering an exceptional event calendar in 2017.