Congratulations Owners, Trainers and Jockeys – Your 1% Animal Welfare Levy is Very Well Spent – Not

Almost $1.7 million was raised last year from the 1% animal welfare levy that Racing Queensland deducts from thoroughbred racing prizemoney (but not for some inexplicable reason from harness or greyhound stakes). Do you know how many horses were rehomed for your money? Fifteen. I kid you not. Fif-bloody-teen. Eight pacers or trotters, and seven […]

Good Boy Gumbo – Racing QLD’s Commitment to Reconciliation Isn’t Worth a Bean

RQ is awaiting endorsement from Reconciliation Australia on its latest Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan. RQ’s Innovate RAP seeks to embed the knowledge and learning gained from its inaugural Reflect RAP including its vision for reconciliation to create a future where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people connect with local communities through great racing events across […]

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