Greyhound Racing

Racing Queensland has announced a 17 per cent increase in prize money for greyhounds and harness racing.

Racing Queensland has announced prize money increases after a hard-fought battle to gain extra funding from the state government.

Queensland’s racing industry has put plans to strike on Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup days this year on hold for now as it seeks a slice of a new betting tax.

Queensland’s racing minister has met with industry officials to fend off strikes they have threatened unless they get a share of the state’s new gambling tax.

Queensland’s racing minister will meet industry officials to fend off strikes they have threatened unless they get a share of the state’s new gambling tax.

Queensland’s racing minister will meet industry officials to fend off strikes they have threatened unless they get a share of the state’s new gambling tax.

Organisers of a threatened strike in the Queensland racing industry have called on Racing MInister Sterling Hinchliffe to return from holidays to meet them.

Racing Queensland will ask the state government for additional funds to help with prize money after a decision to direct Point of Consumption tax elsewhere.

Leading trainer Robert Heathcote has called on the Queensland racing industry to protest the distribution of funds from a new Point of Consumption tax.

Racing Queensland has recorded a $1.2 million company loss for the past financial year.

Talented filly Courseshewill is headed to the Magic Millions carnival after winning the first Queensland two-year-old race of the new season.

After partnering Nature Strip in the early stages of his career, jockey Ryan Maloney will be out to beat the sprinter when he rides Houtzen at Moonee Valley.

Paul Dolan, who has called gallops and greyhound meetings at 104 tracks around the world, has announced he will retire.

Queensland officials have instigated a new streamlining of licences for the racing industry.

The Victorian Government has announced that all Wagering Service Providers will be required to pay a Point of Consumption Tax of 8% of the net wagering revenue derived from Victorian residents from all forms of wagering.

High-profile police officer Mark Ainsworth has been appointed the first Deputy Commissioner of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission.

A big money bonus system as part of a three codes sponsorship is expected to boost numbers at the central and northern Queensland race carnivals.

Protecting our brand reputation as a sport that operates with integrity and fairness through a commitment to prohibited substances-free racing.

The Queensland government has announced a $12 million injection of prize money into the three racing codes.

Experienced police officer Tracey Pelling has been announced as the new boss of the integrity unit at the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission.

The LNP will make sweeping changes to the Racing Queensland structure and inject a large amount of money into the three codes if it wins the state election.

Racing Victoria has appointed Tim Robinson as its acting head of integrity services.

Barrier one is the shortest way home and co-trainer Wayne Hawkes is hoping it will prove beneficial for Showtime in the Group One Caulfield Guineas.

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has warned participants in all three racing codes they face hefty bans if found guilty of match fixing.

Senior thoroughbred steward Ian Brown will act as chief steward for Queensland’s harness racing industry until there is a full time appointment.

The passing late last week of Gold Coast resident, Sam Zammit, at the age of 82, has seen several emails arrive on the Justracing desk asking where to find the story that was penned by former Justracing website owner Phil Purser on the man who etched his name into Queensland Greyhound racing history.

The fight against banned substances in Victoria’s racing industry has been boosted with an investment in new equipment for testing.

Way back when Archer won the first two Melbourne Cups, that was 1861 & 1862, racing in Australia was very different. There wasn’t any clear differentiation between stayers and sprinters.

Racing Queensland has announced a 9.8 per cent rise in wagering on the three codes in Queensland which has highlighted the importance of Eagle Farm racetrack.

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission boss Ross Barnett says the commission had proved its worth in its first year of operation.