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A new series aimed at boosting participation and increasing returns to participants in the Wide Bay-Burnett region begins this weekend.
The inaugural Burnett To Beach points-based Series kicks off at Eidsvold on Saturday (October 6) and winds its way through eight race clubs over a two-month period.
A total of $10,000 in bonuses are on offer to be shared between trainers, owners and jockeys that accrue the most points throughout the series, which wraps up at Nanango on December 2.
The series will follow the Burnett River out to Bundaberg and back through many towns in the region and was developed in conjunction with members of the Country Racing Panel.
The program will take shape as follows;
The series is based on the format of the Magic Millions Far North Queensland Up and Coming Stayers Series.
Bonuses will be offered in the following manner;
Racing Queensland balloting conditions for ratings based handicap races will apply in all races throughout the series.
To see the full series conditions click here.