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Radio TAB – Wayne Patch Interview

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Radio TAB – Wayne Patch Interview

Hear from Chairman Wayne Patch as he discusses the Ipswich track with Steve Hewlett.

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Ipswich meeting transferred to Doomben

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Ipswich meeting transferred to Doomben

Racing Queensland has agreed to transfer tomorrow’s scheduled meeting at the Ipswich Turf Club to Doomben. Following last week’s abandonment at Ipswich, the club conducted remediation work near the winning post at RQ’s advisement, but following a stewards’ inspection today, further recovery was deemed necessary. A pre-existing scheduling break in the racing calendar should allow further time for Ipswich to consolidate. “We wanted to provide surety to punters and the industry and transferring the meeting to Doomben was the best way to ensure...

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Ipswich Turf Club Race Meeting – Wednesday 13 March – Transferred to Brisbane Racing Club @ Doomben

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Ipswich Turf Club Race Meeting – Wednesday 13 March – Transferred to Brisbane Racing Club @ Doomben

Racing Queensland confirms that following a track inspection by RQ officials, QRIC stewards and Ipswich TC representatives, the midweek metropolitan race meeting programed for Ipswich TC on Wednesday 13 March has been transferred and will now be run under the auspices of Brisbane Racing Club at Doomben. The transfer has been deemed necessary following the determination that a small section of the track at Ipswich TC remains unsuitable for racing on. As a result of the change, it has been necessary to amend the distances of some of the races...

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Be first past the post for the 2019 Channel Seven Ipswich Cup !

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Be first past the post for the 2019 Channel Seven Ipswich Cup !

The countdown has started for one of Queensland’s biggest race days as the Ipswich Turf Club leaves the stables for the 2019 Channel Seven Ipswich Cup. Seven presenter and this year’s Ipswich Cup ambassador Olivia Degn will officially launch the event this Saturday night. Olivia who is a special guest at the St Edmund’s College Foundation Dinner is thrilled to announce her involvement and playing an important role in Ipswich’s principal race day. “I am excited to soak up the enthusiasm of the local people at a day that boasts fun, fashion and...

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Ipswich TC Race Meeting – Friday 22 February Postponed – now Monday 25 February

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Ipswich TC Race Meeting – Friday 22 February Postponed – now Monday 25 February

  Racing Queensland confirms that following an inspection of the track at Ipswich TC, the race meeting scheduled for today, Friday 22 February, has been postponed and will now be run on Monday 25 February.   The decision to postpone the meeting was made following concerns by QRIC stewards and a delegation of senior riders that a section of the track approaching the home turn was deemed unsuitable for racing on.   The rescheduled race meeting will comprise the same fields as today’s postponed meeting and scratchings will be reinstated.   RQ...

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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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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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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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Ipswich Turf Club redevelopment set to hit top gear

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Ipswich Turf Club redevelopment set to hit top gear

The Palaszczuk Government’s $13 million redevelopment of Ipswich Turf Club is powering ahead with demolition kicking off and earthworks and civil works set to commence in December. Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe visited Bundamba today to inspect the works which will deliver new and improved racing facilities, better amenities for racegoers along with a track upgrade and space for commercial development. “Ipswich is one of Queensland’s most important racing centres and this redevelopment will help to secure the...

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