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Notice: Ipswich TC Saturday 12 January 2019

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Notice: Ipswich TC Saturday 12 January 2019

Visitors to the Ipswich Turf Club are advised that the pedestrian walkway / footpath adjacent to the Horse mounting yard has been temporarily moved closer to the mounting yard whilst construction works are underway. The temporary footpath allows visitors to walk between the winning horse stalls at the northern end of the mounting yard to the Grandstand access stairs, as before. The temporary footpath will be in position during the race events Saturday 12th and Friday 18th January 2019.

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Connections roar for long-odds mare at Ipswich

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Connections roar for long-odds mare at Ipswich

THERE was a decent turnout at the Ipswich Racetrack on Saturday as pleasant conditions encouraged visitors from afar. The best example of the day was the win by Aberlady for Beaudesert trainer Darleen Duryea. The five-year-old mare was looking for her third win in as many months after wins at Beaudesert in November and the Sunshine Coast in December. After two previous unplaced career runs at Ipswich, Aberlady was on the third line of betting with Luke Dittman riding. In a thrilling finish Aberlady managed to just get the narrow judge’s...

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Magic Millions bid at Ipswich racetrack

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Magic Millions bid at Ipswich racetrack

TURF CHAT THE weather was much more pleasant on Friday at the final race meeting of the season at the Ipswich racetrack. After patrons, staff, licensees and equines alike managed to get through extreme temperatures at the previous meeting, conditions were milder last week. On a seven race card, with quite a number of highlights, the main interest was in the two-year-old race early in the day and the race lived up to expectations. South Australian trainer Tony McEvoy brought his filly Hills to Ipswich for her maiden start and was not...

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Pretty good effort for deserving Ipswich trainer

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Pretty good effort for deserving Ipswich trainer

TURF CHAT IPSWICH trainer Allan Doyle was happy with the morning start on Friday as he collected an early Chrissie present in the first race of the day. Doyle’s winner was former maiden galloper Pretty Ricky. Apprentice jockey Carly Frater-Hill led with him from barrier to box in a smart display. After four places from five previous career starts, the win was due reward for the galloper and connection’s efforts. Doyle was raised with his siblings including brother Noel at Riverview. He has been training for several decades...

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Ipswich TC – Friday 21 December – Amended Race Times

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Ipswich TC – Friday 21 December – Amended Race Times

Following consultation between Racing Queensland, Ipswich Turf Club, QRIC, ATA and QJA, the race times for the Ipswich TC race meeting on Friday 21 December have been amended. The decision to amend the scheduling has been made in the interests of human and equine welfare given that temperatures are expected to exceed 40 degrees at the hottest part of the day. Accordingly, the revised timetable (Queensland time) for the meeting will now be: Race 1   10:25am Race 2   10:55am Race 3   11:25am Race 4   11:55am Race 5   12:30pm Race 6   1:05pm...

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Widespread field of winners salute at Ipswich track

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Widespread field of winners salute at Ipswich track

TURF CHAT BALLINA trainer Stephen Lee started his day at Ipswich with a win for the Jim Orman ridden Nothingforthepress at the Ipswich races last Friday. After that interstate success, other winners came from the coast to the country of South East Queensland. Winners from the Gold Coast included Holbrook trained by Scott Morrisey and ridden by apprentice Jed Hodge, Lady McCabe for Helen Page and Michael Cahill, and Phoenix Global for Toby Edmonds and Ryan Maloney. From as far west as Oakey, Shaken Not Stirred won for Matthew Park and Nozi...

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Winning pick-up ride Jagged

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Winning pick-up ride Jagged

GOLD COAST-based jockey Jag Guthmann-Chester had a fortunate pick up ride last Wednesday at Ipswich when he rode Greywolf to victory for Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie. Apprentice Baylee Nothdurft was originally engaged to ride five-year-old Greywolf however could not meet the commitment. Ben Currie has won the past two Queensland Provincial Training Premierships and is heading in the same direction again with his normal high tally at Toowoomba, and a growing number of wins elsewhere including Ipswich. The win was Currie’s sixth at...

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Punters’ paradise as trio of favourites finish top

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Punters’ paradise as trio of favourites finish top

THE FIRST race at Ipswich last Friday went to long odds-on favourite Alloraine to start a run of predominantly favoured winners. Alloraine, a three-year-old filly by Falvelon, easily won the first of the day over the 800 metre scamper to chalk up her maiden career win at her fourth race start. Trained by Toowoomba’s Tony Sears and ridden by Nozi Tomizawa, Alloraine strode away down the straight to easily hold the field at bay and justify the $1.50 quote. Alloraine was one of three betting favourites to win at Ipswich on Friday, the...

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Notice To Stakeholders: Ipswich Turf Club Redevelopment

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Notice To Stakeholders: Ipswich Turf Club Redevelopment

The $13 million redevelopment of Ipswich Turf Club has started a new phase – including the demolition of buildings. As a result there have been some changes to how you enter and move around the Turf Club. There will be maps, signs and way finders on-site to help you navigate around. But you might want to familiarise yourself ahead of your next visit to Ipswich by looking at our new map – it can be downloaded here....

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Ipswich Turf Club – Wednesday 5 December – Additional Race Programed

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Ipswich Turf Club – Wednesday 5 December – Additional Race Programed

Racing Queensland confirms that following consultation with the Australian Trainers Association, a race has been added to the program for the Ipswich TC race meeting on Wednesday 5 December. QTIS Two-Year-Old Maiden Plate (SW)  1100m Of $25,000 plus applicable QTIS bonuses Nominations for the additional race will close at 11:00am on Friday 30 November 2018. The program for this race meeting will now comprise nine races with all other information pertaining to it remaining as has been previously...

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