13 Sep 2017 The Mareeba Turf Club's annual Cup non-TAB race meeting, scheduled for Saturday 16 September, has been rescheduled to be conducted by the Cairns Jockey Club at Cannon Park racecourse. Click here to view weights for the meeting. This follows consultation between Racing Queensland, the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission and the Mareeba TC, following wildlife damage to the racetrack course proper making it unsuitable for racing. Despite extensive efforts by RQ and the race club this week, the track was unable to be remediated to a suitable standard. The race meeting will be rescheduled to and conducted by the Cairns JC on Saturday 16/9/17 at Cannon Park with the same racing program to what was originally scheduled at Mareeba. Advertised prize money will remain as it was for Mareeba. The transfer of venue has necessitated some minor changes to race starting distances. The amended distances are: Benchmark 65 Hcp - 1500m Class 6 Plate - 950m Ratings Band 0-60 Hcp - 1250m Class B Hcp - 1250m QTIS Maiden Plate - 950m Acceptances for the rescheduled Cairns race meeting close at 10am on Thursday 14 September, 2017. A “phantom” betting meeting will be staged at the Mareeba TC racecourse on Saturday 16 September 2017,in lieu of the race meeting, with full club facilities available. Contact the Mareeba TC on 0427 114 217 for more details.