The annual Emerald Cup is coming again this year and so too is the excitement of horses, hats and hip pocket punts! Come out and see who the top racer of the day will be on Saturday 27 May. Come and join us for a fine day of racing at Pioneer Park.
The brand new Darley Kingsford Smith Cup replaces the BTC Cup Day to thrust the 2017 Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival into top gear. This historically named raceday welcomes punters to the heritage-listed Eagle Farm Racecourse for a day of complete intemperance and first-class beauty.
The Mackay Turf Club & Event Centre is one of Queensland’s leading Thoroughbred racing clubs and premier functions & events facilities, conducting over 20 Midweek races and eight feature race days throughout the year, including major events like the Amateurs Day.
Racing Queensland has today released the race dates calendar for the thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing codes for the 2016/17 racing season.
The release of 2016/17 race dates follows months of extensive consultation with key stakeholders across the three racing codes including race clubs, UBET, Sky Channel and various stakeholder associations.
THOROUGHBRED RACING CALENDAR
The key changes to the thoroughbred race dates calendar for 2016/17 are the foreshadowed introduction of a series of day/night (12 race card) meetings at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club on Wednesdays and Fridays, along with the reintroduction of Tuesday racing.
Other features of the new thoroughbred calendar include:
HARNESS RACING CALENDAR
The main changes to the 2016/17 harness racing calendar centres around the creation of a feature Summer Racing Carnival following the removal of the Spring Carnival.
Other key changes include:
GREYHOUND RACING CALENDAR
All greyhound clubs have received the same allocation of race meeting as per 2015/16. However, there is some movement within the calendar, including:
View the full race dates calendars for the three codes below: