RAJ REPORT

Sport would be better funded in FNQ if we had a NQ State——-Strategic country races will lift just $1000 per race to $7000, prompting one industry insider to label Cairns “one of the most disadvantaged regions in the state”.

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FRUSTRATED Townsville Turf Club officials will today lobby Racing Queensland for a review of the north’s contentious prizemoney allocations.

On the back of growing resentment in the Far North racing community, heavy-hitters Townsville will join a push for a fair go in a region long pleading for financial assistance.

STRUGGLING CAIRNS MOTOCROSS CLUB FEARS CLOSURE AS FUNDS DRY UP

As part of RQ’s prizemoney changes announced last month, non-Strategic non-TAB country clubs like Mareeba get a 40 per cent prizemoney rise to $7000 per race from October 1.

Strategic country races will lift just $1000 per race to $7000, prompting one industry insider to label Cairns “one of the most disadvantaged regions in the state”.

 

 

 

Townsville joins the fight against Racing Queensland over prizemoney allocations | Cairns Post.

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