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Abandoned & Transferred Meetings

Brisbane to Ipswich (QLD) - Wednesday 24th June 2020

Racing Queensland confirms that the race meeting originally programed for Brisbane Racing Club (at Eagle Farm) on Wednesday 24 June will now be run at Ipswich Turf Club. As a consequence of the change there has been race distance amendments made to the race meeting’s program.

Updated 29/5

Beaudesert Trials (QLD) - Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Please note that Racing Queensland has confirmed that the Beaudesert RC trials meeting previously programmed for Tuesday 23 June has been cancelled.

Updated 29/5

Seymour meeting transfers - Thursday 4th June & Sunday 26th July 2020

RVL advise that the following meetings scheduled for Seymour will now be transferred:

Thursday 4th June will now be conducted at Wangaratta

Sunday 26th July will now be conducted at Echuca.

Updated 25/5

 

Belmont Trials (WA) - Monday 25th to Tuesday 26th May 2020

Please note that Belmont trials Monday 25/05/2020 have been transferred to Tuesday 26/05/2020 due to the extreme weather forecast.

Updated 25/5

 

Nowra to Goulburn (NSW) - Sunday 24th May 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Nowra tomorrow has been transferred to Goulburn due to the state of the track.

Updated 23/5

 

Dalby (QLD) - Saturday 23rd May 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Dalby today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 23/5

 

Atherton (QLD) - Saturday 23rd May 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Atherton today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 23/5

 

Emerald (QLD) - Saturday 23rd May 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Emerald today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 23/5

 

Warrnambool Trials (VIC) - Friday 22nd to Wednesday 27th May 2020

Please note that the trials scheduled for Warrnambool for tomorrow (Friday 22nd) have been transferred to Wednesday 27th May 2020 due to the track conditions after wet weather.

Updated 21/5

Mount Gambier to Bordertown (SA) - Sunday 31st May 2020


TRSA wish to advise that in consultation with the Mount Gambier Racing Club, the Bordertown Racing Club and the Millicent Racing Club the meeting scheduled at Mount Gambier on Sunday 31st May has been transferred to Bordertown with some distance changes.

Updated 21/5

 

Morphettville to Murray Bridge (SA) - Saturday 13th June 2020


TRSA wish to advise that in consultation with the South Australian Jockey Club and the Murray Bridge Racing Club the meeting scheduled at Morphettville on Saturday 13th June 2020 has been transferred to Murray Bridge with some distance changes.

Updated 20/5

 

Innisfail to Atherton (QLD) - Saturday 23rd May 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Innisfail on Saturday 23rd May 2020 has been transferred to Atherton.

Updated 20/5

 

Non TAB NSW Meetings - June / July 2020

The following meetings in NSW have been abandoned due to COVID-19.

Mallawa (Picnics) Saturday 6 June 2020
Gulgong Sunday 7 June 2020
Walgett Saturday 13 June 2020
Talmoi (Picnics) Saturday 20 June 2020
Mungindi Saturday 4 July 2020
Duck Creek (Picnics) Saturday 4 July 2020

Updated 12/5

 

 

Kilmore to Echuca (VIC) - Monday 25th May 2020


Please note that the meeting scheduled for Kilmore on Monday 25th May 2020 has been transferred to Echuca.

 

Werribee Trials (Vic) - Tuesday 19th May 2020

Please note trials scheduled for Werribee on Tuesday 19th May 2020 have been cancelled.

Updated 5/5

 

Non TAB Further Abandoned Meetings - NSW May/June 2020

Please be advised that due to the ongoing impact from the coronavirus, the following meetings in NSW have been abandoned.

  • 16/5 Brewarrina
  • 23/5 Wauchope
  • 27/6 Bowraville

Updated 4/5

 

 

Cranbourne to Pakenham Synthetic (VIC) - Friday 1st May 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Cranbourne tonight has been transferred to Pakenham Synthetic.

Updated 1/5

 

bet365 Geelong (VIC) - Friday 1st May 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for bet365 Geelong today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 1/5

 

Wangaratta (VIC) - Thursday 30th April 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Wangaratta today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 30/4

 

Dalby (Qld) - Monday 11th to Saturday 9th May 2020

Racing Queensland confirms that the Dalby & Northern Downs Jockey Club race meeting which was originally programmed for Monday 11 May, has been rescheduled and will now take place on Saturday 9 May.

The change has resulted in amended nomination and acceptance deadlines comprising:

• Nominations Close: Monday 4 May at 11:00am;
• Weights Declared: Tuesday 5 May;
• Acceptances Due: Thursday 7 May at 9:00am; and
• Jockey Declaration: Thursday 7 May at 12 noon.

All other detail pertaining to the race meeting remains as has been previously published.

Updated 29/4

 

Dubbo (NSW) - Saturday 9th May 2020

Due to Cobar racing on Saturday 9th May this meeting has been transferred from Dubbo to Narromine and moved onto Saturday 16th May 2020.
Due to the movement to Narromine there have been some changes to race distances.

Updated 27/4 

 

Emerald (Qld) - Saturday 25th April 2020

Racing Queensland advise that this meeting is Cancelled. A new Emerald meeting has been programmed for Saturday 2nd May 2020.

Updated 23/4

 

Pakenham Synthetic to Pakenham Turf (Vic) - Thursday 30th April 2020

Racing Victoria (RV) wishes to advise that the night meeting scheduled at Racing.com Park (Pakenham) on Thursday, 30 April will move from the synthetic to the turf track.

The decision to transfer was made following positive feedback received from industry participants that the turf track is in excellent condition and continues to perform well, with the Pakenham Racing Club (PRC) also in agreeance to run the meeting on turf.
RV and the PRC will monitor the turf track’s performance and the weather following the 30 April meeting before considering whether to transfer any of the Club’s remaining Thursday night meetings for the 2019-20 racing season, being 14 and 21 May, from synthetic to turf.

The only distance change as a result of the transfer is to the 1100m BM64 Handicap which has increased to 1200m due to the turf track not having an 1100m start.

Updated 22/4

 

 

Gunnedah to Tamworth (NSW), Monday 4th May & Sunday 31st May 2020

Please be advised that due to issues with jockey segregation to meet the required protocols of COVID-19 these meetings have been transferred and will now be conducted on the Tamworth racecourse. The transfer has resulted in the following amendments to race distances:

Races scheduled for 2050m will now be conducted over 2100m
Races scheduled for 1250m will now be conducted over 1200m

Updated 22/4

 

 

Darwin Cancelled Meetings (NT) - June - August 2020

Please note the following NT meetings have been cancelled due to Covid-19 Virus


Darwin Saturday 20th June 2020

Darwin Wednesday 15th July 2020

Darwin Saturday 18th July 2020

Darwin Wednesday 29th July 2020

Darwin Saturday 1st August 2020

Updated 21/4

 

Further Abandoned NSW Non TAB Meetings - Saturday 25th April & Saturday 2nd May 2020

Please be advised that the following NSW race meetings have been abandoned due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation.

25 April - Murwillumbah
25 April - Nyngan
25 April - Armidale
2 May - Binnaway

Updated 15/4

 

Doomben & Sunshine Coast (Qld) - Wednesday 22nd and Saturday 25th April 2020

Brisbane Racing Club @ Doomben Wednesday 22 April

Racing Queensland confirms that the race meeting scheduled for the Sunshine Coast Turf Club has been transferred to Doomben
• Benchmark 62 Handicap – was 1000m, is now 1050m
• Class 1 Plate (Set Weights) – was 1400m, is now 1350m
• 3YO Handicap – was 1400m, is now 1350m
• QTIS 2yo Maiden Plate (Set Weights) – was 1000m is now 1050m

The remainder of the program remains as has been previously published.


Sunshine Coast Turf Club Saturday 25 April

Racing Queensland confirms that the race meeting scheduled for Doomben has been transferred to the Sunshine Coast Turf Club
• Open Handicap – was 1350m, is now 1400m
• Open Handicap – was 1050m, is now 1000m
• Benchmark 78 Handicap – was 1350m, is now 1400m
• QTIS 2yo Handicap – was 1050m, is now 1000m
• Maiden Handicap – was 1350m, is now 1400m

The remainder of the program remains as has been previously published.

Updated 13/4

 

Mudgee (NSW) - Sunday 12th April 2020


Please note that the meeting scheduled for Mudgee Sunday 12th April 2020 has been postponed due to wet weather and track being deemed unsuitable for racing.

Updated 11/4

 

 

Seymour (Vic) - Tuesday 21st April & Monday 4th May 2020

Racing Victoria (RV) and the Seymour Racing Club (SRC) wish to advise that the race meetings scheduled at Seymour on Tuesday, 21 April and Monday, 4 May 2020 have been transferred to Ballarat and Echuca respectively.

Updated 9/4

 

Barcaldine (Qld) - Saturday 18th April 2020

The Barcaldine RC TAB race meeting scheduled for Saturday 18 April 2020 has been ABANDONED.

As such an additional two (2) races have been added to the Emerald JC TAB meeting scheduled for the following Saturday – 25 April 2020. The additional races are:

Class 5 Plt (sw) 1300m $10,000
Open Hcp 1615m $10,000

Nominations for the Emerald JC meeting close Monday 20/4/20 at 11am.

Updated 7/4

 

 

Mackay to Rockhampton (Qld) - Tuesday 14th April 2020

Racing Queensland confirms that the race meeting on Tuesday 14 April which was originally scheduled for Mackay TC has been transferred to Rockhampton JC.

The transfer has been made to accommodate a minor track refurbishment at Mackay TC, leading into the club’s next race meeting on Tuesday 28 April.

The change has also resulted in the amendment of two races on the now Rockhampton JC program. These are:

Benchmark 65 Handicap ($17k), was 1560m, is now 1600m; and
Maiden Plate – SW ($17k), was 1560m, is now 1600m

Horses which have thus far been nominated for the race meeting (when programed for Mackay TC) are eligible to retain that nomination i.e. there is not a requirement to nominate again for Rockhampton JC.

Those trainers however who wish to withdraw nominations for horses as a consequence of the transfer are able to do so, and there will be no fees applicable to such withdrawals.

RQ further advises that nominations for the race meeting will now be extended to 9:00am, Tuesday 7 April.

Updated 6/4

 

 

Bundaberg (QLD) - Sunday 5th April 2020


Please note that the meeting scheduled for Bundaberg today has been postponed to Tuesday 7th April 2020.

QRIC stewards deemed the Bundaberg track unsuitable for racing on Sunday following approximately 20mm of rainfall early Sunday morning. 

All scratchings for the Sunday race meeting have been reinstated, with the final scratching deadline for Tuesday’s race meeting 7.30am, Tuesday 7/4. 

Race times will be available on the RQ website later today.

Updated 5/4

  

Wellington (NSW) - Saturday 4th April 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Wellington today has been postponed due to the state of the track.

Updated 4/4

 

Benalla (Vic) - Friday 3rd April 2020

Racing Victoria (RV) and the Benalla Racing Club (BRC) wish to advise that tomorrow’s meeting (Friday, 3 April) at Benalla has been moved to Wednesday, 8 April owing to wet weather.
The track, when inspected this morning, was already in the heavy range with surface water detected.
With showers continuing this afternoon, additional rain expected tomorrow and the lack of available transfer venues, the decision was made to move the meeting to next week to give the track the opportunity to dry out.
With the program remaining the same, nominations for the meeting will be re-opened and will close at 12 noon tomorrow, Friday 3 April. All trainers will be required to re-nominate for Wednesday’s meeting.
Acceptances for the meeting will close at 9:15am on Monday, 6 April with preference in the ballot given to those who were final acceptors.
Trainers are reminded that acceptors at Benalla can become late entries until 5pm today for Ballarat on Monday, 6 April and Bendigo on Tuesday, 7 April.
Acceptors can also become normal entries for Sandown next Wednesday until 10am tomorrow.

Updated 2/4

  

Sunshine Coast Trials (Qld) - Tuesday 7th April 2020

Sunshine Coast Barrier Trials Tuesday April 7, 2020 - CANCELLED - Club will be conducting jumpouts in lieu - contact the club for further details.

Updated 2/4

 

Barcaldine (Qld) - Saturday 4th April 2020

The Barcaldine RC TAB race meeting scheduled for Saturday 4 April 2020 has been ABANDONED.

As such an additional two (2) races have been added to the Emerald JC TAB meeting scheduled for the following Saturday – 11 April 2020. The additional races are:

Benchmark 60 Hcp 1000m $10,000

Open Hcp 1300m $10,000

Nominations for the Emerald JC meeting close Monday 6/4/20 at 11am.

Updated 2/4

 

 

Eagle Farm to Doomben (Qld) - Saturday 25th April 2020

Racing Queensland confirms that following the movement of the Brisbane Racing Club (Metro North Zone Restricted) race meeting on Saturday 25 April, there has been changes made to the distances of five races on the program. They are:

Open Handicap – was 1400m, is now 1350m
Open Handicap – was 1000m, is now 1050m
Benchmark 78 Handicap – was 1400m, is now 1350m
Maiden Plate (SW) – was 1400m, is now 1350m
QTIS 2yo Handicap – was 1000m is now 1050m

All other race distances on the program remain as were published.

Updated 1/4

 

Charleville to Dalby (Qld) - Saturday 25th April & Saturday 23rd May 2020

The TAB covered race meetings scheduled for the Central Warrego RC (Charleville) on Saturday 25 April and Saturday 23 May have been RESCHEDULED to be conducted by the Dalby & NDJC.

Updated 1/4

 

Wyong to Newcastle (NSW) - Tuesday 31st March 2020

Please be advised that the Wyong Provincial Championship Heat that was postponed on Saturday has been transferred to Newcastle on Tuesday 31st March 2020.

Updated 30/3

 

Port Macquarie (NSW) - Saturday 28th March, 2020

Please be advised that Port Macquarie races today have been postponed due to a section from the 600m to the 200m being unsafe for racing and continuing rainfall.

Updated 28/3

 

Ipswich Trials (QLD) - Monday 30th March 2020

Please note that following discussions with QRIC and Ipswich TC, the decision has been made to abandon the Official Trials at ITC on Monday 30 March.

Jump outs for local horses will be conducted in place of the trials – please contact Ipswich TC to enter.

Updated 27/3 

 

Launceston (TAS) - Wednesday 25th March to Saturday 28th March, 2020

Please be advised that the Launceston meeting from Wednesday has been postponed and will now be conducted on Saturday 28th March. Scratchings have been reinstated and it will now be a day meeting with the first race at 12:20pm.

Updated 27/3

 

Pinjarra Park (WA) - Thursday 26th March to Monday 30th March, 2020

Please be advised that the meeting scheduled for Pinjarra Park yesterday has been postponed and will now be conducted on Monday 30th March. The Belmont Trials will now be run on Tuesday 31st March.

Updated 27/3

 

Sunshine Coast & Nanango (QLD) - Sunday 29th March, 2020

Please be advised that both the Sunshine Coast & Nanango meetings on Sunday have been abandoned.

Updated 27/3

 

Warren to Dubbo (NSW) - Saturday 28th March 2020

Please be advised that the Warren meeting has been transferred and will be conducted on the Dubbo racecourse. All race distances remain unchanged with the exceptionof the BM58 240m which will now be run over 2200m.

Updated 26/3

 

Toowoomba (QLD) - Thursday 26th March, 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Toowoomba today has been abandoned.

Updated 26/3

 

WA Meetings - Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th March 2020

Please be advised that the remainder of today's Ascot meeting & tomorrow’s Pinjarra Park meeting have been cancelled due to health and safety precautions.

Updated 25/3

Victorian Meetings - Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th March 2020

Racing Victoria advise that racing has been suspended within Victoria today, with immediate effect, and tomorrow whilst a licensed participant undergoes testing for COVID-19.

Updated 25/3

 

York & Narrogin to Bunbury (WA) - April & May 2020

The following race meetings have been transferred to Bunbury.

York     13th April

Narrogin   23rd April

Narrogin   21st May

Programs and prizemoney remain the same, however some distances have been amended.

Updated 25/3

 

Mildura to Swan Hill (VIC) - Monday 30th March 2020


Please note that race meeting programmed for Bet365Mildura on Monday, 30 March has been transferred to Swan Hill. The transfer has been made to reduce the travel required to be undertaken by a majority of participants and officials in light of the protocols in place for the safe continuation of Victorian racing during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

There have been some distance changes.

Updated 25/3

Cranbourne to Pakenham (Vic) - Friday 24th March 2020

Racing Victoria has this morning announced that the race meeting programmed for Cranbourne this Friday night 27th March has been transferred to Racing.com Pakenham.

Cranbourne's last meeting was abandoned on Tuesday 17th March after 2 holes were detected in the track near the winning post following the running of the fourth race.

Remedial works have since been undertaken, however the process for all stakeholders to approve the track for the resumption of racing has not yet been completed.

Updated 25/3

 

Kempsey (NSW) - Saturday 25th April 2020

This meeting has been abandoned due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation.

Updated 24/3

 

Coffs Harbour (NSW) - Tuesday 24th March, 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Coffs Harbour today has been postponed due to the state of the track.

Updated 24/3

 

Cessnock, Saturday 25th April 2020

Racing NSW advise that the meeting scheduled for Cessnock on Saturday 25th April 2020 has been abandoned.

Updated 23/3

 

Abandoned Meetings - Various NSW April, May & June 2020


Please note that the following meetings have been abandoned due to Coronavirus:

4th April - Warialda

11th April - Lightning Ridge

12th April - Bourke

18th April - Holbrook

25th April - Deniliquin

2nd May - Boorowa

30th May - Tomingley

13th June - Bligh

Updated 23/3

 

Esk to Nanango (Qld) - Saturday 28th March 2020

The Esk JC non-Tab meeting scheduled for Saturday 28 March 2020 has been RESCHEDULED to be conducted by the Nanango RC on SUNDAY 29 March 2020.

Due to the change of venue and date, there have been amendments to the original program scheduled.

NB  Nominations that had already been lodged for the Esk JC  race meeting will be automatically entered in the similar race at Nanango RC on Sunday 29/3.  IE If you had already nominated and do not wish to start at Nanango, contact Racing Australia to withdraw such nomination.

Updated 25/3

 

Mt Gambier RC Sunday 29th March 2020 Transferred to Bordertown RC

TRSA advises the meeting scheduled for Mt Gambier on Sunday 29th March 2020 has been transferred to Bordertown with some distance changes.

This decision was made following six horses galloping on the Mt Gambier track earlier this week.

A further review will be undertaken prior to the meeting scheduled for 22nd April 2020.

 

Updated 19/3

 

Innisfail TC Saturday 21st March 2020 Rescheduled to Cairns JC

The Innisfail TC non-Tab meeting scheduled for Saturday 21 March 2020 has been RESCHEDULED to be conducted by the Cairns JC at Cannon Park

The Innisfail racetrack recorded approximately 60mm of rainfall on Wednesday making the track unsuitable for racing

 

Due to the rescheduling to Cairns JC's Cannon Park, there have been some amendments to race distances originally scheduled:

Benchmark 65 Hcp now 950m (was 1000m)

Class B Hcp now 1250m (was 1200m)

Maiden Plate now 1250m (was 1100m)

 

Final Acceptances for the Cairns JC meeting will close at 10am Thursday 19/3

 

Updated 19/3

 

 

Springsure St Pats DRC Sat 21 March 2020 RESCHEDULED  to Emerald JC

The annual Springsure St Patrick’s DRC non-Tab meeting scheduled for Saturday 21 March 2020 has been RESCHEDULED to be conducted by the Emerald JC.

 Fresh nominations are called for the race meeting closing at 9am on Wednesday 18/3/20.

Updated 17/3

NSW Non-TAB Meetings, April 2020

Please be advised that the following meetings have been ABANDONED due to the government restrictions surrounding the Coronavirus.
• Hillston- Saturday 4th April 2020
• Tocumwal- Saturday 11th April 2020
• Merriwa- Saturday 18th April 2020
 
 
As a result of the cancellation of the Hillston and Tocumwal meetings, a non-TAB meeting has been scheduled for Albury on Saturday 4th April 2020.

Updated 17/3

 

Springsure (Qld) - Saturday 21st March 2020

The meeting scheduled for Springsure on Saturday 21st March has been abandoned.
A new meeting has been scheduled for the same date at Emerald with nominations closing on Wednesday 18th March 2020.

Updated 17/3

 

Victorian Picnic Meetings (VIC) - March / April 2020

Racing Victoria (RV) wishes to advise of the following update on arrangements for Victorian Picnic Racing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The remaining five picnic race meetings for the 2019-20 racing season have been abandoned.

They are as follows:
Alexandra – Saturday, 21 March
Healesville – Saturday, 28 March
Mansfield – Saturday, 4 April
Balnarring – Saturday, 11 April
Swifts Creek – Sunday, 12 April

RV and Country Racing Victoria (CRV) will distribute the allocated prizemoney for these abandoned picnic meetings among the affected clubs and picnic racing participants to assist in the absence of earning opportunities.

Updated 17/3

 

Trangie (NSW) - Saturday 21st March 2020

Please be advised that the Trangie meeting scheduled for 21st March 2020 has been ABANDONED due to the government restrictions surrounding the Coronavirus

As a result of this decision a Benchmark 50 Hcp 1000m has been added to the Warren TAB meeting on Saturday 28th March 2020

 

Updated 16/3

 

 

 

 

Ardlethan (NSW) - Saturday 21st March 2020

Please be advised that the Ardlethan Picnic meeting scheduled for Saturday 21st March 2020 has been ABANDONED due to the government restrictions surrounding Coronavirus.

Updated 16/3

 

Cootamundra (NSW) - Saturday 4th April 2020

Please be advised that the Cootamundra picnic meeting scheduled for Saturday 4th April 2020 has been ABANDONED due to the government restrictions surrounding the Coronavirus.

Updated 16/3

 

Tullibigeal (NSW) - Saturday 28th March 2020

Please be advised that the Tullibigeal picnic meeting scheduled for Saturday 28th March 2020 has been ABANDONED due to the government restrictions surrounding the Coronavirus.

Updated 16/3

 

 

 

Mt Barker, Sunday 15th March to Albany (WA), Tuesday 17th March 2020


The meeting scheduled for Mt Barker on Sunday 15th March has been moved to Albany and will be run on Tuesday 17th March 2020

Fields to remain unchanged, however emergency runners that were eliminated at 8am yesterday have been reinstated and are now in the field (Race 3 & 8).

Please find the race times for the Albany 17/3 meeting (transferred from Mt Barker today). All times in AWST.

 
R1 1152
R2 1227
R3 1304
R4 1342
R5 1422
R6 1500
R7 1535
R8 1610

Updated 16/3

 

Narrabri (NSW) - Saturday 21st March 2020

Please note this meeting has been abandoned due to infrastructure damage at the race track following recent flooding. The inability to access areas of the track and facilities effected by the flooding and make the appropriate repairs prior to the meeting has resulted in it being abandoned.

Updated 16/3

 

Mount Barker (WA) - Sunday 15th March 2020

 Please note that the meeting scheduled for Mount Barker today has been abandoned due to overnight rain and state of the track.

Updated 15/3

 

Sunshine Coast (QLD) - Friday 13th March 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Sunshine Coast tonight has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 13/3

 

Yarra Valley & Kyneton Trials (VIC) - Wednesday 18th & Tuesday 24th March 2020

Please note the following amendments for the upcoming trial program.

The Yarra Valley trial meeting on Wednesday, 18 March has been cancelled as a result of the works being completed at the course.

A set of trials has been added at Kyneton on Tuesday, 24 March. Trials will be held over 800m, 1100m and 1450m distances.

Nominations for the trials close at 12 noon on Friday, 20 March.

Updated 12/3

 

 

 

 

 

Moree to Gunnedah (NSW) - Thursday 12th March 2020

Please be advised that a Steward's track inspection this morning revealed that the Moree racecourse was unsuitable to conduct tomorrow's meeting following heavy rain. The meeting has therefore been transferred to the Gunnedah racecourse.
All fields, starting times and distances remain unchanged.

Updated 11/3

 

Towong (VIC) - Saturday 7th March 2020


Please note that the meeting scheduled at Towong tomorrow has been abandoned following heavy rainfall in the area, deeming the track unsuitable for racing. The Towong Turf Club will still host a phantom meeting at the track tomorrow with gates opening at 11am.

Updated 6/3

 

Blackall (QLD) - Sunday 8th March 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Blackall on Sunday has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 6/3

 

Bingara (NSW) - Saturday 7th March 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Bingara on Saturday has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 6/3

 

Rockhampton Trials (QLD) - Friday 6th to Tuesday 10th March 2020


Please note that the Rockhampton barrier trials scheduled for Friday 6 March at Callaghan Park have been POSTPONED to Tuesday 10 March due to weather/state of the track. Times for the barrier trials remain as originally scheduled with the first trial commencing at 7.30am.

Updated 5/3

 

Ararat to Stawell (VIC) - Friday 6th March 2020


Please note that tomorrow's meeting at Ararat (Friday 6th March) has been transferred to Stawell due to heavy rainfall in Ararat. RV Stewards inspected the track this afternoon concluding that the track was not suitable for racing and unlikely to dry out before tomorrow. Please note that no distance changes are required as a result of the transfer and that all scratchings from the Ararat meeting will be re-instated.

Updated 5/3

 

Balaklava Trials to Gawler (SA) - Thursday 12th March 2020


Please note that the trials scheduled for Balaklava on Thursday 12th March 2020 have been transferred to Gawler. Nominations close 11am Tuesday 10th March 2020.

Updated 5/3

 

Tottenham (NSW) - Saturday 7th March 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Tottenham on Saturday has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 5/3

 

Blackall (QLD) - Saturday 7th March to Sunday 8th March 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Blackall on Saturday has been postponed and will now be conducted on Sunday.

Updated 5/3

 

bet365 Park Kyneton (VIC) - Thursday 5th March 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for bet365 Park Kyneton today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 5/3

 

Yeppoon Trials (QLD) - Monday 2nd March 2020

Please note that the trial meeting scheduled for Yeppoon on Monday has been abandoned due to the state of the track. Rockhampton will now host barrier trials on Friday 6th March.

Updated 29/2

 

Ballina to Casino (NSW) - Friday 28th February 2020

Please be advised that the scheduled Ballina meeting for Friday 28th February has now been TRANSFERRED and will be conducted at Casino due to the current state of the Ballina track.
 
The following race distance amendments apply
1- Open Handicap 1605m- is now 1400m
2- BM 66 HCP 1305m- is now 1300m
3- CGE BM 58 HCP 1005m- is now 1000m
4- F&M BM 58 HCP 1005m- is now 1000m
5- CLASS 1 & MDN PLATE 1905m- is now 1900m
6- MDN HCP 1005m- is now 1000m
7- MDN PLATE 1405m- is now 1400m
8- MAIDEN HCP 1605m- is now 1400m
 
As a result of this transfer, acceptances for this meeting will now be pushed back to 11am this morning.

Updated 26/2

 

Mount Barker to Albany (WA) - Friday 28th February 2020


Please note that the meeting scheduled for Mount Barker this Friday 28/2 has been transferred to the Albany Racing Club after a section of the track was deemed unsuitable for racing.

Race fields and times remain the same, however some distances have changed.

Updated 25/2

 

Blackall (Qld) - Saturday 29th February to Saturday 7th March 2020

The Barcoo ARC (Blackall) non-Tab race meeting scheduled for Saturday 29 February 2020 has been POSTPONED to Saturday 7 March 2020.

The Blackall racecourse has received approximately 100mm of rainfall in the past 3 days making the track unsuitable for racing with no likelihood that it will recover in time for the race meeting to proceed on 29/2/20.

Fresh nominations will be called for the meeting on 7 March (with the same race program) closing at 11.00am Tuesday 3 March 2020, with acceptances due by 10.00am on Thursday 5 March 2020.

For further information contact President Paul Banks on 0437 648434

Updated 25/2

 

 

Cairns (QLD) - Tuesday 25th February 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Cairns today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 25/2

 

Gosford Trials to Newcastle (NSW) - Wednesday 29th April 2020

Please be advised that the scheduled Gosford barrier trials for Wednesday 29th April have now been TRANSFERRED and will be conducted at Newcastle.
Distances will remain unchanged.

Updated 24/2

 

Beaumont Newcastle Trials (NSW) - Tuesday 31st March to Friday 3rd April 2020

Please be advised that the scheduled Beaumont barrier trials on Tuesday 31st March has been TRANSFERRED and will now be conducted on Friday 3rd April on the Beaumont Track.

Updated 24/2

 

Aquis Park Gold Coast Trials (QLD) - Monday 24th February 2020


Please note that the Gold Coast Barrier Trials scheduled for today (Monday 24/2) have been abandoned due to the weather. Trials will now be conducted Thursday 27/2 with new nominations being taken - closing at 12 noon on Wednesday 26/2.

Updated 24/2

 

Warwick (QLD) - Tuesday 18th February to Friday 21st February, 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Warwick today has been postponed and will now be conducted on Friday 21st February, 2020.

Updated 18/2

 

Coffs Harbour (NSW) - Tuesday 18th February 2020

Due to further rain over the weekend and the condition of the track, the Coffs Harbour race meeting scheduled for Tuesday 18 February 2020 has been abandoned.
 
The Northern Rivers Country Championships qualifying race will be transferred to Thursday 20 February 2020 at Grafton.
 
The field size will be reduced to 14 which is the field limit from the 1400m start at Grafton. Saddlecloths and barrier draws will remain unchanged.
 
The field for the Country Championships qualifier will be released later today, with the acceptances for the other races on the Grafton meeting to be taken on Tuesday 18 February 2020 at 9am.

Updated 17/2

 

Home Hill & Innisfail (QLD) - Saturday 15th February 2020


Please note that the meetings scheduled for Home Hill and Innisfail on Saturday 15th February 2020 have been ABANDONED due to the forecast high temperatures. A replacement non-tab meeting has been scheduled for Innisfail on Saturday 22nd February 2020, with nominations closing Tuesday the 18th of February 2020.

Updated 14/2

 

Nowra to Moruya (NSW) - Sunday 16th February 2020

Please be advised that the meeting scheduled for Nowra on Sunday has been transferred and will now be conducted at Moruya.

Updated 14/2

 

Taree (NSW) - Friday 14th February 2020

Please note that the meeting scheduled for Taree today has been postponed due to the state of the track.

Updated 14/2

 

Hawkesbury Trials (NSW) - Monday 17th to Thursday 20th February 2020


Please be advised that the scheduled Hawkesbury barrier trials on Monday 17th February have now been TRANSFERRED to run at Hawkesbury on Thursday 20th February.

Please note that the fields and times remain UNCHANGED.

Updated 13/2

 

Gatton (QLD) - Friday 14th February 2020


Please note that the meeting scheduled for tomorrow (14/2) at Gatton has been postponed due to the state of the track.

Updated 13/2

 

Coffs Harbour (NSW) - Saturday 15th February to Tuesday 18th February 2020

Please be advised that the meeting scheduled for Coffs Harbour on Saturday has been rescheduled and will now be conducted on Tuesday 18th February, 2020.

Updated 13/2

 

Gunnedah to Scone (NSW) - Friday 14th February 2020

Please be advised that the scheduled Gunnedah meeting tomorrow has been transferred and will now be conducted at Scone. 

Updated 13/2

 

Doomben (QLD) - Thursday 13th February 2020

Please be advised that following an additional 62mm of rain overnight, the meeting scheduled for Doomben today has been abandoned.

Updated 13/2

 

Cessnock to Beaumont (NSW) - Monday 17th February 2020

Please be advised that the scheduled Cessnock meeting on Monday 17th February has been TRANSFERRED and will be conducted on the Beaumont racecourse at Newcastle.
 
As a result, some race and distance amendments apply.

Updated 10/2

 

Tamworth to Scone (NSW) - Monday 10th to Tuesday 11th February 2020


Please be advised that Tamworth has been transferred to Scone and postponed until Tuesday 11th February 2020. There are no alterations to distance, however some time changes.

Updated 10/2

 

Hawkesbury (NSW) - Tuesday 11th February 2020


Please be advised due to the current state of the Hawkesbury track, the Hawkesbury race meeting scheduled for Tuesday 11th February has been abandoned.

Updated 10/2

 

Warwick Farm Trials (NSW) - Monday 10th to Tuesday 11th February 2020


Please be advised that the barrier trials scheduled for the Warwick Farm Polytrack this morning have been transferred and will be conducted on the Warwick Farm Polytrack on Tuesday 11th February.

Updated 10/2

 

Beaudesert Trials (QLD) - Tuesday 11th February 2020


Please note that the trials at Beaudesert for Tuesday 11th February 2020 have been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 10/2

 

Wyong Trials (NSW) - Wednesday 12th February 2020

Please be advised due to Wyong receiving approximately 400mm of rain since Friday, the decision has been made to ABANDON the barrier trials scheduled for Wednesday 12th February prior to nominations closing.

Updated 10/2

 

Sunshine Coast (QLD) - Monday 10th February 2020


Please note that after receiving 64mm rainfall in the last 24hrs, and 202mm in the last 7 days, the track at Sunshine Coast is unsuitable for racing today and the meeting has been abandoned.

Updated 10/2

 

Tamworth (NSW) - Monday 10th February 2020


Please note that after receiving 69mm of rain in the last 48 hours, and with further rain predicted today (10/2), Tamworth has been postponed due to the state of the track.

Updated 10/2

 

Port Macquarie (NSW) - Sunday 9th February 2020

Please be advised that the meeting scheduled for Port Macquarie today has been postponed due to the weather and state of the track.

Updated 9/2

 

Toowoomba (QLD) - Saturday 8th February 2020

Please be advised that the meeting scheduled for Toowoomba today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 8/2

 

Walcha (NSW) - Saturday 8th February 2020

Please be advised that the meeting scheduled for Walcha today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 8/2

 

Warwick Farm (NSW) - Saturday 8th February 2020

Please be advised that the meeting scheduled for Warwick Farm today has been postponed due to the state of the track.

Updated 8/2

 

Sunshine Coast (QLD) - Friday 7th February to Monday 10th February 2020

Please be advised that the meeting scheduled for Sunshine Coast today has been rescheduled and will now be conducted on Monday 10th February. All scratchings have been reinstated.

Updated 7/2

 

Wyong Trials (NSW) - Friday 7th February 2020

Please be advised that the trial meeting scheduled for Wyong today has been postponed due to the state of the track.

Updated 7/2

 

Doomben (QLD) - Thursday 6th February 2020

Please be advised that the meeting scheduled for Doomben today has been abandoned due to the state of the track.

Updated 6/2

 

Kembla Grange to Newcastle (NSW) - Saturday 8th February 2020

Due to the forecast of very heavy rain, the Kembla Grange meeting on Saturday 8th February 2020 has been transferred and will now be conducted at Newcastle.

Updated 5/2

 

Mount Gambier to Bordertown (SA) - Wednesday 11th March 2020

TRSA wish to advise in consultation with the Mount Gambier Racing Club and the Bordertown Racing Club the meeting scheduled for Mt Gambier on Wednesday 11th March 2020 has been transferred to Bordertown with the following distance changes.

Updated 3/2

 

Mount Gambier to Penola (SA) - Wednesday 26th February 2020

TRSA wish to advise in consultation with the Mount Gambier Racing Club and the Penola Racing Club the meeting scheduled for Mount Gambier on Wednesday 26th February has been transferred to Penola with some distance changes.

Updated 3/2

 

The Valley (VIC) - Friday 31st January 2020

Please note that tomorrow's The Valley Meeting has been abandoned due to the extreme heat forecast.

As a result horses that are engaged in the meeting will be able to nominate as normal entries at Bendigo and Ararat on Wednesday 5 February until 12noon tomorrow. 

Updated 30/1

 

Hobart (Tas) - Friday 31st January to Saturday 1st February 2020

With the heat predicted to get to near 40 degrees, the Hobart Meeting scheduled for Friday 31st January will be transferred to Saturday 1st February.

With the change, the race order and race times have been amended as Sky Channel have limited slots for this product on Sky 1.

Updated 30/1

 

 

Rosehill Gardens to Randwick (NSW) - Saturday 1st February 2020

Due to the forecast of extremely hot weather, the Rosehill Gardens meeting on Saturday 1st February 2020 has been transferred and will now be conducted on the Randwick racecourse.
The distance of all races will remain unchanged from the Rosehill programme.
Due to this movement, acceptances will be delayed and released shortly after 11am this morning.

Updated 29/1

 

Werribee (Vic), Friday 31st January to Monday 3rd February 2020

Racing Victoria (RV) wishes to advise that the meeting scheduled at Werribee on Friday afternoon, 31 January has been moved to Monday, 3 February due to hot weather forecast for the region.
With the potential for a change in temperature on Friday night, the meeting at The Valley remains unchanged at this time. However, RV will continue to monitor the forecast and liaise with the BOM over the next 48 hours.
Trainers who have already accepted for the Werribee meeting are advised that their acceptance will remain valid for Monday’s meeting.
However, trainers not wishing to compete at the rescheduled meeting will need to cancel their acceptance prior to Friday’s 9:00am acceptance deadline. As a result of the transfer the acceptance time for Tuesday’s Warrnambool meeting has also been altered to 9:15am on Friday.

Updated 29/1

 

Ballarat to Warrnambool (Vic) - Tuesday 4th February 2020

Racing Victoria (RV) and the Ballarat Turf Club (BTC) wish to advise that the meeting scheduled at Ballarat on Tuesday, 4 February 2020 has been transferred to Warrnambool Racecourse.

In addition to the Club’s annual track renovation period following the Ballarat Cup meeting in November, significant drainage works including sand slitting and sand banding were undertaken at sections shortly after the winning post and at the 1700-metre mark.
The regrowth following these track upgrades has not met expectations and as such it is in the best long-term interests of the track to transfer the upcoming meeting on 4 February.

The program for Warrnambool is as follows with one distance change required as a result of the transfer.

Warrnambool Tuesday 4 February

RACE CONDITIONS DISTANCE PRIZEMONEY
3YO Maiden Plate 1400m $35,000
Maiden Plate 1000m $35,000
Maiden Plate 1200m $35,000
Fillies & Mares Maiden Plate 1400m $35,000
BM58 Handicap 1700m (was 1600m) $35,000
BM64 Handicap 1100m $35,000
BM64 Handicap 1400m $35,000
BM64 Handicap 2000m $35,000

Nominations: close at 12 noon, Wednesday, 29 January
Acceptances: close at 9am on Friday, 31 January

Updated 23/1