The Ipswich Turf Club’s race meeting on Saturday 4 May 2019 will include the running of the Ipswich Mile Gift (the Event), a foot race sanctioned by the Queensland Athletic League.
In line with the declaration of a sporting contingency below, patrons will be able to have a bet on the Event with racing bookmakers present at the race meeting.
Declared sporting contingency
Racing Queensland declares the Event, to be a declared sporting contingency for the purposes of section 141 of the Racing Integrity Act 2016, for which:
(A) Racing bookmakers for the thoroughbred code of racing may carry on bookmaking at the licensed venue when:
- a race meeting is being held at the venue; and
- Racing Queensland is managing the venue; and
- the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is exercising control at the venue; and
(B) Racing bookmakers for the thoroughbred code of racing who hold an offcourse approval may carry on bookmaking at an approved place for the offcourse approval and at the times approved by the Minister.