New year’s race dates set at AGM
THE South East Queensland Country Racing Association held its annual general meeting at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse recently.
The association includes Eidsvold, Monto, Gayndah and Mt Perry clubs.
Chairman of Brisbane Race Club Bill Sexton, CEO Stephen Ferguson and the chairman of Racing Queensland Kevin Dixon spoke of the positive outlook for country racing throughout Queensland.
They also praised the strong co-operative spirit of member clubs.
A presentation was made to well known and highly respected racing identity Bart Sinclair, upon his retirement.
Lyle Murray of Eidsvold was re-elected as chairman of the as- sociation and Jenny Searle of Kilcoy was re-elected to the position of secretary.
Race dates for the 2013–2014 racing year were set at the meeting.
They will be ratified by Racing Queensland Ltd early in 2013.