RJC Members Newsletter 2020 February

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Dear Members

We trust you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Racing is back into full swing at Callaghan Park with some great afternoons of racing thus far. We have battled through some hot meetings but the staff and QRIC were able to ensure the welfare of the horses was a top priority. Congratulations to all involved.

Rockhampton Grammar School Race Day – Saturday 15 June 2020

Exciting times ahead with our first “BIG” race day of the year. Rockhampton Grammar School will host for the first time a feature Saturday in February. Previously held in May, the hardworking Grammar School team have planned a fun afternoon with two exciting

events being held –

‘1881 Lounge’ – Entry, sit down 3-course meal, drinks package (including beer, wine, select spirits and soft drink)
Purchase a table of 8, or if you have less than 8 members in your group, select a ‘mixed table’, where smaller groups will be joined.

‘Garden Party’ – Entry, canapes, drink upon arrival

All areas will be air-conditioned.

All proceeds donated to The 1881 Endowment.

For more information or to purchase tickets go to https://www.trybooking.com/BFVOJ

Fashions on the Field is always a highlight of the RGS race day and this year will be no exception with wonderful prizes on offer from fantastic local businesses and sponsors of RGS Race Day, Coopers Rockhampton, Wink For Hair, Every Blooming Thing, Priceline Parkhurst and Envy. For more information on categories, prizes and judges critieria visit www.callaghanpark.com.au

Please note that to be eligible for Fashions on the Field you must be in one of the paid Grammar School functions.

The RJC would like to wish Ashley, Adeina and the whole RGS team all the best for a successful race day.

St Patrick’s Race Day – Saturday 14 March 2020

TICKETS for St Patrick’s Day Races at Callaghan Park on Saturday, March 14, can be purchased from the Rockhampton Jockey Club Office.

General admission tickets are $20 (concession $6).

RJC members will be permitted entry to The Members@Callaghan Park however they will be required to pay general admission to the racecourse on this day.

Tabled will not be available for reservation in The Members@Callaghan Park prior to the meeting.

To download your copy of packages available for the 2020 St Patrick’s Day Races go to www.callaghanpark.com.au

For more information phone the RJC on 4937 4000, email admin@rjc.com.au or visit www.callaghanpark.com.au
2020 Capricornia Yearling Sales Carnival – Friday 3, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 April

You won’t have long to wait after St Pat’s for the next big weekend of racing and social occasions held during the 2020 Capricornia Yearling Sale’s four-day carnival of events.
Friday 3 April – Country Cup Race Day at Callaghan Park
Saturday 4 April – 2020 Capricornia Yearling Sales 2YO Classic Race Day at Callaghan Park
Sunday 5 April – 2020 Capricornia Yearling Sales at the Rockhampton Showgrounds
The RJC is hoping to have catalogues for this year’s sales available from the RJC office from mid Feb. If you would like a copy mailed out please contact the club with details.
For the first time ever the Rockhampton Jockey Club via Magic Millions as selling agents are offering LIVE online bidding for buyers who are unable to attend the 2020 Capricornia Yearling. REGISTER BY 5PM. FRIDAY 3 APRIL 2020.
To keep up with all of the exciting announcements of events make sure you like our Facebook pages:
Rockhampton Jockey Club and Capricornia Yearling Sales.
Members will also be kept up to date with race day packages and non-race day packages available throughout this year’s 2020 Capricornia Yearling Sales Carnival.

Club 150 Sponsorship 2020 / Racing Gala Ball – Saturday 6 June

The club announced that this year’s 2020 Racing Gala Ball will be held on Saturday 6 June, only a month before the 2020 XXXX Gold Winter Racing Carnival. Tickets will go on sale soon.

Club 150 sponsorship is the perfect vehicle for members to financially support the local horse racing industry while at the same time promoting your business locally, regionally and nationally with your own business race name package.

For more information on Club 150 sponsorship or to download a copy of the 2020 Club 150 Brochure please contact the RJC on 49 37 4000 or email kelly@rjc.com.au

Update on lift at Callaghan Park
We would like to make mention of the ongoing issue we are having with our lift into our upstairs venues. Unfortunately the incorrect replacement motherboard was sent and we are now waiting on another one to be sent from China. We do apologise for the inconvenience and we will keep our members informed of any further delays.

We look forward to another exciting year of racing at Callaghan Park and take the opportunity to thank our members for their ongoing support of the local racing industry and acknowledge the invaluable contribution our members make to the continued success of the Rockhampton Jockey Club.






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