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Queensland’s thoroughbred racing elite honoured

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Queensland’s thoroughbred racing elite honoured

The State’s racing’s elite celebrated the 2018/19 racing season at the TAB Queensland Thoroughbred Awards last night. The Ipswich Turf Club was thrilled to sponsor the event that honours the state’s industry participants and acknowledges the great achievements of the past year. Some highlights with an Ipswich twist include Horse Hall of Fame Inductee Bore Head. Regarded as one of the best stayers of his time Bore Head won the Ipswich Cup in 1964 famously sharing the glory in a dead heat with Isaacson. He is one of the only stayers to win all...

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ITC project racing ahead

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ITC project racing ahead

The re-development of the Ipswich Turf Club is on track to be delivered in full, including new tie-up stalls and a much-needed carpark, Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has announced. Mr Hinchliffe said that stewards and jockeys were able to access the $24.8 million project’s new purpose-built function centre for the first time this week. “The new racing amenities include an expanded female jockeys’ room that replaces the cramped and outdated quarters at Bundamba,” he said. “To help with race day operations, stewards will have high-tech...

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Ride Like a Girl – Ticket Promotion

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Ride Like a Girl – Ticket Promotion

WIN We’ve got two double passes to give away! Limelight Cinemas Ipswich’s next Girls Night Out event is RIDE LIKE A GIRL on Wednesday 18 September from 6:30pm  RIDE LIKE A GIRL starring Teresa Palmer and Sam Neill, tells the inspirational true story of Michelle Payne. For your chance to win a double pass to the screening in XD, including a drink on arrival and a choctop, simply follow the Ipswich Turf Club and Limelight Cinemas Ipswich Facebook page and tag who you’ll be taking along to watch RIDE LIKE A GIRL. The competition...

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Ipswich Crime Stoppers Race Day 2019

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Ipswich Crime Stoppers Race Day 2019

Book now for the Ipswich Crime Stoppers Race Day on Friday, 16 August. Tickets $90 and includes: AdmissionGourmet BBQ BuffetDrinks package (12 midday to 5pm)Official race bookTrackside Lounge and Dining AreasFashions on the fieldMulti-raffle prizes TO BOOK VISIT – https://www.trybooking.com/BDFNB...

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New Edmonds team chase first metro win at Ipswich

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New Edmonds team chase first metro win at Ipswich

By Glenn Davis The new father and son training partnership of Toby and Trent Edmonds will be aiming for its first metropolitan winner at Ipswich on Wednesday. The Gold Coast-based Tony Edmonds finished second in last season’s Brisbane trainers’ premiership behind Tony Gollan before joining forces with son Trent in a new training partnership at the start of the season. Trent Edmonds has been foreman for his father for seven years and recently took their former star mare Houtzen to England for three months. CLICK TO READ...

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Ipswich 2018/19 premierships announced

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Ipswich 2018/19 premierships announced

Jeff Lloyd finished his illustrious career in the top position as the Ipswich Premier Jockey for the second consecutive year. It was his last year riding going out on top with 30 wins for the season after retiring in July. Lloyd will turn 58 years old next month and recorded 720 starts at Ipswich with 143 winners or a 20 per cent strike rate. Success was worldwide for the jockey who rode over 90 Group 1 winners from South Africa to Hong Kong and Australia. Premier Jockey Jeff Lloyd with Chairman Wayne Patch For the fifth consecutive time,...

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Ipswich Cup community support continues

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Ipswich Cup community support continues

With the help of picture-perfect weather over 20,000 racegoers revelled in the Channel Seven Ipswich Cup celebrations last Saturday. Ipswich Turf Club General Manager Brett Kitching said the Ipswich Cup is the most attended race day in Queensland and a credit to the club, its staff and the whole community of Ipswich. “It is a huge undertaking for the club to pull together and we are thrilled to see the community support the event every year,” he said. “The final gate tally was 20,250 and despite the huge crowds every year we are really...

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Ticket website down

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Ticket website down

Update as at 4pm 13/6 – The ticketing website for the Channel Seven Ipswich Cup is currently experiencing difficulties. We are working with Ticketbooth to correct this issue as soon as possible. There are plenty of Corona Infield Marquee tickets available and once the system is back up and running online you will be able to purchase. Please note, we do not have any hard copy tickets available at the office.

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Cup partnerships strong

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Cup partnerships strong

With just two weeks to go the Channel Seven Ipswich Cup is starting to take shape as marquees go up, cold rooms cool down and the beer gets chilled. Support is as strong as ever despite the construction still in place at the Turf Club with patrons lining up to get tickets to the big event. Ray White Ipswich will this year hit a huge milestone supporting the Cup for the 25th consecutive year. Ipswich Turf Club’s General Manager, Brett Kitching, said the support from the local business community was paramount to the Cup’s success. “Ray White...

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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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