Ipswich Events Blog

Date: 04-Feb-2020

The state’s turf experts recently met for Racing Queensland’s inaugural Racecourse and Track Managers Conference.

Held at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club, the conference was structured to provide best-practice advice ...

Date: 04-Feb-2020

Ipswich Turf Club committee member Denise Hanly was recognised with Australia Day honours and awarded an Order of Australia Medal last week.

Denise was the first female in the club’s ...

Date: 04-Feb-2020

Contractors finished works on the main track last Friday allowing for over two months of growth before racing starts back in April.

With this work finished both the B grass ...

Date: 17-Dec-2019

As the Club slows down for the Christmas break it can report some highs and lows both on and off the track.

From a racing perspective, the track came under ...

Date: 27-Nov-2019

Not great; make it epic

Hosting a party can be tough and we often get asked how do you make a great party a celebration not to be forgotten. There ...

Date: 12-Nov-2019

A fortnight into the track closure of five months, work has commenced at the Bundamba site.

Although a few early issues with the clay subsurface, hundreds of metres of irrigation ...

Date: 11-Nov-2019

The Palaszczuk Government today announced that Racing Queensland would implement a one per cent prize money levy for thoroughbred and harness racing to support Queensland’s equine welfare.

Racing Minister Stirling ...

Date: 06-Aug-2019

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 ...

Date: 20-Jun-2019

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 ...

Date: 30-May-2019

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.

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