Brisbane Racing Club

The Brisbane Racing Club (BRC) is an Australian horse racing organization based in Brisbane in the state of Queensland.[1] The head office of the club is located at 230 Lancaster Road in Ascot.[2]

Brisbane Racing Club
IndustryThoroughbred Racing & Events
Founded2009 merger of the QTC and BTC
HeadquartersBrisbane, Australia
Key people
Tony Partridge, CEO
ProductsDoomben Racecourse, Eagle Farm Racecourse, Wagering, Wedding Venue, Corporate Functions, Restaurants, The Society
Websitewww.brc.com.au

HistoryEdit

The Brisbane Racing Club was founded on 1 July 2009 by a merger of the Queensland Turf Club and the Brisbane Turf Club (BTC).[1] The club conducted 98 race meetings in 2012.[1] The consolidation of the race clubs was the first of its kind in Australia[2] as later other metropolitan race clubs would follow their initiative.[3]

CoursesEdit

The courses operated by the BRC are Eagle Farm Racecourse and Doomben Racecourse.[1]

Major racesEdit

The highlight on the Brisbane Racing Clubs racing calendar is the Brisbane Racing Carnival, run across five consecutive Saturdays in May and June.[1] The highlights include the Doomben 10,000 and the AAMI Stradbroke Handicap.[1]

Grp Race Name Age Sex Weight Distance Date Course
1 BTC Cup Open Open wfa 1200 May Doomben
1 Doomben Cup Open Open wfa 2200 May Doomben
1 Doomben 10,000 Open Open wfa 1350 May Doomben
2 Champagne Classic 2YO Open sw 1200 May Doomben
3 BTC Sprint Open Open hcp 1350 May Doomben
3 BTC Chairmans Handicap Open Open hcp 2000 May Doomben
3 The Roses 3YO Fillies sw 2000 May Doomben
3 Fred Best Classic 3YO Open sw 1350 May Doomben
3 Gunsynd Mile 3YO Open sw 1600 May Doomben
3 Lord Mayor's Cup Open Open wfa 1600 May Doomben
3 Premier's Cup Open Open hcp 2200 May Doomben
3 Rough Habit Plate 3YO Open sw 2000 May Doomben
3 George Moore Stakes Open Open hcp 1200 December Doomben
1 Queensland Derby 3YO Open sw 2400 June Eagle Farm
1 Queensland Oaks 3YO Fillies sw 2400 June Eagle Farm
1 Stradbroke Handicap Open Open hcp 1400 June Eagle Farm
1 The T J Smith 2YO Open hcp 1600 June Eagle Farm
2 Brisbane Cup Open Open hcp 2400 June Eagle Farm
2 P J O'Shea Stakes Open Open wfa 2400 June Eagle Farm
2 QTC Cup Open Open hcp 1300 June Eagle Farm
2 QTC Sires Produce Stakes 2YO Open sw 1400 June Eagle Farm
2 Queensland Guineas 3YO Open sw 1600 June Eagle Farm
2 Sir Byrne Hart Stakes Open Open wfa 1200 May Eagle Farm
3 Dane Ripper Quality Open F&M qlty 1400 June Eagle Farm
3 Grand Prix Stakes 3YO Open hcp 2100 June Eagle Farm
3 Turf Monthly Queen's Cup Open Open hcp 3200 July Eagle Farm

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Brisbane Racing Club". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Brisbane Racing Club - About us". Brisbane Racing Club. 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Clubs merger would save NSW racing: report". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 23 June 2009. Retrieved 21 April 2013.

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