QT: Car giveaway revs up Labour Day races

QT: Car giveaway revs up Labour Day races

IPSWICH families are invited to celebrate the last day of the school holidays in style at one of Ipswich’s most popular racing events. Ipswich Turf Club general manager Brett Kitching said the ninth annual CFMEU Labour Day Races celebrated 100 years of the Miners’ Federation. “This year we’re being sponsored by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CMFEU) so we’re offering the Miner’s Centenary Anniversary Cup,” he...

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Ipswich 2nd May meeting cancelled due to weather

Ipswich 2nd May meeting cancelled due to weather

Racing Queensland confirms that following a track inspection, the race meeting at Ipswich Turf Club on Saturday 2 May has been abandoned. The decision to abandon the meeting was made in the interests of safety & as a result of there being surface water present on the track.  The weather forecast also indicates that there will be a continuation of the inclement weather and a significant amount of further rainfall is anticipated. The programming of a replacement meeting...

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QT: Cup Day is aiming to break sunnies record

QT: Cup Day is aiming to break sunnies record

IPSWICH Turf Club has made a name for its Cup Day by thinking outside the square but this one is out of the blue and out of this world. As part of the promotion and celebration for Ipswich Cup Day, the most popular race day in Queensland, the club has decided to try to break a Guinness World Record. No, it’s not for the most people on a provincial racetrack, the fastest racehorse or even for the most number of plastic beer cups stacked on top of each other. It’s...

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April 15, April 22 and April 29 Ipswich meetings transferred

April 15, April 22 and April 29 Ipswich meetings transferred

From Racing Queensland website: The Ipswich meeting programmed for Wednesday April 15 has been transferred to the Sunshine Coast due to the current state of the Ipswich surface. Racing Queensland CEO Darren Condon said turf laid on the Ipswich course proper as part of reparation works had not taken and as a result the meeting had been moved to the Sunshine Coast. “With the April 29 Ipswich meeting transferred to the Gold Coast, that turf will have a month to take before it...

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