First meeting Totalisator Administration Board of Queensland, committee room Tattersall's Club, 1 March 1962. Left to right Mr C.C. Carey (Trotting Control Board), Dr T. J. Cooney (IATC), Mr Douglas Wadley (QTC), Mr A. Sakzewski (Chairman and Government Nominee), Dr C. W. Uhr (BATC), Dr J. F. O'Duffy (RJC), Mr T. L. Heatley (NQRA). Absent - Mr J. F. Banks (CQRA) who resigned March 1962 and was replaced by Mr F. Hart.
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First meeting Totalisator Administration Board of Queensland-committee room Tattersall's Club.Find out more
Gary Doughty holds the record for riding Australia's longest priced (250-1) Group 1 winner with Abaridy in the 1986 Caulfield Guineas.Find out more
Jim Standfield was a top class lightweight jockey whose career was cut short by a fall during a barrier trial in October 1958. His best wins include a QTC Oaks, Queensland Cup and Tattersall's Cup.Find out more
Confirmed he was Queensland’s best two-year-old of the season by winning the Meynink Stakes and the first Magic Millions in 1987. Then transferred to Max Lees he won the Brambles Classic and AJC Sires as well as finishing an unlucky fourth in the Golden Slipper.Find out more
Deagon Race course will host a Community Family Picnic Race Day on September 15, 2013 - the first public race day since 1941.Find out more
Graham Cook rode at least 2000 winners during his career including six Queensland Guineas winners.Find out more
Deagon racecourse is a full time training facility and head quarters of Racing Queensland. It also now hosts yearly picnic races.Find out more
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Brian has worked as an engineer on totalisator systems at the Brisbane racetracks for 32 years coming to Brisbane with the first on course computer totalisators.Find out more
The first Queensland trained horse to win the world’s richest two-year-old race the Golden Slipper in 2002. She won four two-year-olds in Brisbane for jockey Stathi Katsidis but Scott Seamer had the Slipper ride.Find out more
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