Full 10-race Doomben card moved to Toowoomba after huge rainfall


After contributors referred to as for an early choice on whether or not Saturday’s Doomben assembly would go forward, officers delivered their verdict on Friday morning following a observe inspection.

Doomben’s full 10-race card on Saturday has been moved to Toowoomba after officers inspected the rain-soaked observe on Friday morning.

Whereas Doomben acquired no rainfall in a single day, it copped 40mm on Thursday together with 705mm throughout final weekend, which had the floor properly into the Heavy 10 vary.

A TAB spokesman confirmed punters who had already positioned tote bets on any race would have their stake refunded.

Those that have positioned a hard and fast odds wager on any race may have the choice to have their wager refunded in the event that they like.

With smaller subject limits at Toowoomba than that of Doomben, Racing Queensland confirmed 5 of the races on the cardboard would have their beginning restrict lowered, most noticeably within the $125,000 QTIS 3YO Jewel Prelude.

Eight of the ten race distances have additionally been altered barely, nevertheless not more than 50m has been added or subtracted from any race.

Whereas Doomben was deemed “borderline”, forecasts of extra thunderstorms throughout the approaching days in Southeast Queensland have been sufficient for Racing Queensland and the Brisbane Racing Membership to agree to maneuver the essential assembly to Toowoomba, which hosts one metropolitan Saturday a yr with its well-known Weetwood assembly.

With the whole card referred to as off final week attributable to rain, there’s a backlog of races in Queensland and officers have been decided to get Saturday’s card away with various important QTIS Jewel preludes scheduled.

The races function lead-up races to the wealthy QTIS Jewel day on the Gold Coast in a fortnight’s time.

The Toowoomba observe, famend for its quick drying was rated a Tender 7 on Friday afternoon, nevertheless is anticipated to enhance significantly by Saturday.

Gold Coast’s Saturday assembly has additionally been transferred to the Sunshine Coast poly observe.

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