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.
In accordance with the definitions within the Racing Act 2002, Racing Queensland does not determine racing events involving animals other than Thoroughbred and Standardbred horses and Greyhound dogs to be racing events.
Racing Queensland acknowledges however, that there is growing participant support for alternate racing events and it is important for Clubs to explore ways to generate revenue for their Club outside traditional racing activities.
Given a large enough pool of horses and regular racing at some point in the future, there may be an opportunity for wagering to take place on these events however, Racing Queensland holds the current position on the matter.
Clubs are asked to send their requests to their Racing Manager for initial approval;
Click here to download a template for the waiver provisions agreement