New year’s race dates set at AGM

Central and North Burnett Times - - LOCAL SPORT -

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.

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