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Townsville Cup Nomination Schedule

Racing Queensland and the Townsville Greyhound Racing Club have negotiated a Friday night timeslot for the 2019 Group 3 Townsville Cup. The Final will be run on Friday 26 July to coincide with the Townsville Cup thoroughbred meeting on Saturday 27 July.

The Townsville Cup heats will be run on Friday 19 July in the twilight timeslot. Nominations close on Friday 12 July at 9:30am. The annual Townsville Cup Calcutta will be held at the Bohle Barn Hotel Motel on Saturday 13 July with draws and auctioning commencing at 7pm.

To accommodate the Friday timeslots for Townsville, the regular Ipswich Friday meetings will be conducted on Wednesday night, and the regular Rockhampton Wednesday meetings will be conducted on Tuesday night.

The full schedule is as follows:

  • Rockhampton Tuesday night 16 July – nominations close Friday 12 July at 9.30am
  • Ipswich Wednesday night 17 July – nominations close Monday 15 July at 9.30am
  • Townsville Friday twilight 19 July – nominations close Friday 12 July at 9.30am
  • Rockhampton Tuesday night 23 July – nominations close Friday 19 July at 9.30am
  • Ipswich Wednesday night 24 July – nominations close Monday 22 July at 9.30am
  • Townville Friday night 26 July – nominations close Tuesday 23 July at 9.30am

During this period, trials at Townsville will be conducted on Thursday 11 July, Monday 15 July, and Monday 22 July.

For further information please contact RQ on 07 3869 9776.