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Friday 19/10 meeting abandoned

Friday 19/10 meeting abandoned

Due to the inclement weather currently being experienced in SE Queensland, an inspection has been conducted this afternoon at Ipswich by RQ and QRIC officials and the track has been deemed unsafe to race on. For those guests attending the Legacy Race Day the Luncheon will still proceed.

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Distance Changes to Two Races – Ipswich Turf Club – Wednesday 24 October

Distance Changes to Two Races – Ipswich Turf Club – Wednesday 24 October

RQ confirms that following communications with Ipswich Turf Club, there have been amendments to the distance of two races on the program for the club’s race meeting on Wednesday 24 October. The changes are: Benchmark 65 Handicap – was 1666m, is now 1350m; and Maiden Handicap – was 1666m, is now 1350m. The changes have been made to allow the racing surface near the crossing which has previously encountered issues further time to recover following the recent bout of...

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Controversial decision impacts Ipswich racing

Controversial decision impacts Ipswich racing

THE Metropolitan meeting last Wednesday at the Ipswich Turf Club was abandoned on the morning of the races. However not all participants were happy with this situation. After the track had been rated a heavy 8 on the eve of the meeting after 2mm of rain that Tuesday afternoon, there was no expectation from the club of any issue with the race meeting taking place. There had previously been 28mm rain on the preceding Friday night, and 4mm on the Monday afternoon. Despite this...

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Tuesday races abandoned; program changes for Friday

Tuesday races abandoned; program changes for Friday

RQ confirms that following the abandonment of the (replacement) race meeting at Ipswich TC tomorrow (Tuesday 16 October), the following race fields have been transferred to the club’s race meeting on Friday 19 October: QTIS 3YO Maiden Plate 1200m (was Race 3 at 16 October ITC meeting).  $20k + QTIS bonuses QTIS 3YO Maiden Plate 1200m (was Race 4 at 16 October ITC meeting).  $20k + QTIS bonuses   The same fields in both of these races have been retained in their entirety...

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Ipswich TC – Replacement Race Meeting – Tuesday 16 October

Ipswich TC – Replacement Race Meeting – Tuesday 16 October

RQ confirms that following consultation with QRIC and as a consequence of the abandonment of the Ipswich TC race meeting on Wednesday 10 October, there has been a replacement race meeting programed for Ipswich TC on Tuesday 16 October. The program for the replacement meeting will replicate that for the abandoned meeting, with however the following distance changes made to three races: QTIS 3yo Benchmark 65 Handicap – was 1666m, is now 1550m Maiden Handicap – was 1666m, is...

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Ipswich TC Wed 10 October – ABANDONED

Ipswich TC Wed 10 October – ABANDONED

RQ advises the ABANDONMENT of today’s (Wednesday) Ipswich TC race meeting following a track inspection by QRIC stewards which concluded that an area of the track shortly after the winning post was deemed unsafe to race on. RQ will consider alternative options for racing opportunities for horses which were denied their opportunity to start at the Ipswich race meeting. Please note that any horses accepted for Ipswich today can nominate for  any race meeting this weekend up...

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