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23 January 2020 ROYAL RANDWICK HOSTS RACING FOR THE BUSHFIRE APPEAL  Royal Randwick hosts a special raceday this Saturday as the racing industry comes together to raise funds for livestock and rural communities hit by recent bushfires across NSW. Check out the full story here.
16 January 2020 KIA FOOTY FAN NIGHT WITH NRL AND AFL STARS AT CANTERBURY PARK  Football and racing stars join for Kia Friday Night Racing at Canterbury Park tomorrow at the next meeting of the Australian Turf Club’s record-breaking night racing season. For the full story click here.
16 January 2020 ATC HOSTS SECOND BOOKMAKER RECOGNITION DAY AT ROSEHILL On-course bookmakers past and present will be honoured this Saturday as the Australian Turf Club hosts its second annual Bookmakers Recognition Day and a return to racing in 2020 at Rosehill Gardens. Check out the full story here.
15 January 2020 NEW VENUES FOR TAB BATTLE OF THE BUSH SERIES Racing Queensland has announced six new venues will take part in the 2020 TAB Battle of the Bush Series. Read the full story here.
10 January 2020 FULL 2020 TAB QLD RACING CARNIVAL UNVEILED Racing Queensland has finalised the new-look TAB Queensland Racing Carnival with reimagined two and three-year-old programs, the launch of new and exciting races and a raft of prize money increases. Check out the full story here
07 January 2020 LION ROARS OUT OF GATES TO SUPPORT RACING FOR THE BUSHFIRE APPEAL Australia’s biggest and most popular brewer Lion has immediately pledged $20,000 to the Racing for the Bushfire Appeal. Ready the full story here.
06 January 2020 RACING FOR THE BUSHFIRE APPEAL Racing NSW and The Australian Turf Club have joined forces in an appeal to support those affected by the bushfires in NSW with a range of financial initiatives. Check out the full story here
03 January 2020 GOLD RUSH FOR QLD THOROUGHBRED BREEDING INDUSTRY The new-look TAB Queensland Racing Carnival will be bolstered in 2020 through the addition of the $200,000 QTIS Gold Jewel and QTISx bonuses on all stakes races. Check out the full story here.
02 January 2020 RACING NSW SOUTH COAST BUSHFIRE PACKAGE Racing NSW today announced a one-off emergency funding relief package for owners, trainers and jockeys affected by the bushfires on the NSW South Coast. For the full story click here.
30 December 2019 PAM O'NEILL HONOURED WITH FEATURE RACE One of Queensland racing’s most iconic figures, Pam O’Neill, will be immortalised in the New Year with the naming of a new $150,000 feature race to be run in her honour on Doomben Cup Day. Ready the full story here.
24 December 2019 ATC CHINESE FESTIVAL OF RACING BACK IN ACTION AT ROYAL RANDWICK Australia’s great tradition of thoroughbred horse racing again joins with the vibrancy of Chinese culture as Canterbury Park and Royal Randwick host the Australian Turf Club’s Chinese Festival of Racing on 7 and 15 February 2020. Check out the full story here.
24 December 2019 RQ TO SHOWCASE GRASSROOT STARS The 2020 TAB Queensland Winter Harness Racing Carnival will ‘showcase’ the country’s grassroot stars with the introduction of an exciting new $20,000 Final. Read the full story here.
23 December 2019 THE $1M DOOMBEN 10,000 The TAB Doomben 10,000 is poised to become Queensland’s newest million-dollar black-type race after receiving a $200,000 stakes increase.Click here for the full story.
17 December 2019 NEW EAGLE FARM PROGRAM TRANSFORMS CARNIVAL The 2020 Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival, presented by TAB will be transformed with a new look program that includes a $1.5 million weight-for-age race on TAB Stradbroke Day.Click here for the full story. 
13 December 2019 MAGIC MILLIONS SET FOR NORTHERN EXPANSION Racing Queensland is set to expand its northern programming in 2020 with the introduction of the Magic Millions Guineas Series and the launch of four new feature races.Check out the full story here.
12 December 2019 TAB GOLDEN GREYS SUMMER CARNIVAL A blistering Albion Park debut has Victorian raider Simon Told Helen primed for Group 2 glory at the TAB Golden Greys Summer Carnival tomorrow night (12/12).For the full story click here.
03 December 2019 SUNSHINE COAST WINX GUINEAS The Group 3 Sunshine Coast Guineas run on Caloundra Cup Day in June will now be known as the ‘Winx Guineas’ to recognise the first race win in the sequence of 33 by the champion Winx. Check out the full press release here.
28 November 2019 OPERATORS RALLY TO SUPPORT 1 FOR THE BUSH  The nation’s biggest betting operators have rallied behind this week’s ‘1 for the Bush’ fundraising campaign to assist drought-relief by agreeing to match Racing Queensland’s contribution dollar for dollar. Click here for the full story. 
25 November 2019 VALE MR LES YOUNG The racing and breeding industry are mourning the passing of legendary bloodstock agent, journalist and long serving committee member of Thoroughbred Breeders NSW Mr Les Young, aged 76.For the full media release click here.
25 November 2019 BOBS BONUSES ANNOUNCED Racing NSW today announced that its BOBS Scheme will be enhanced by the addition of a Platinum and Gold Category. For the full story click here
25 November 2019 1 FOR THE BUSH TO SUPPORT DROUGHT RELIEF Queensland Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has placed drought relief at number one, launching the '1 for the Bush' fundraising campaign to be held at racetracks across the state this weekend (Nov 30/Dec 1). For the full story click here.
22 November 2019 VALE BILL WATERHOUSE Bill Waterhouse, one of Australia's best known bookmakers and head of the famous Waterhouse clan, has passed away aged 97 years. Read the Racing NSW tribute here.