OWNERS ALLOWED TO ATTEND MEETINGS DURING STAGE TWO
THIS Friday, Clifford Park will allow owners on track to watch their horses for the first time since March and the onset of COVID19.
The presence of some owners on track – in a designated space segregated from industry participants – will be the first step toward the general public being allowed back on-course, which is likely to happen in July.
Toowoomba Turf Club Chairman Kent Woodford said owners would be able to attend Clifford Park from this Friday’s night meeting for their horse’s race only, then leave the course.
“The Board and the Club fully understand a return to racing for patrons – including our Members – is going to be a tricky road.
“Owners are the lifeblood of our industry and to be able to offer them the opportunity to see their horse race, the TTC is simply following suit with other Queensla