The Mackay Turf Club is one of Queensland’s leading Thoroughbred racing clubs, conducting over 20 mid-week races and eight feature race days throughout the year.

The Mackay Turf Club’s mission is to grow and develop horse racing in North Queensland to an exceptional standard while also providing premium entertainment and event experiences which increases attendance.

The Club operates the Ooralea Race Course, which underwent a $7.4 million upgrade to the track and facilities to position the track as one of Australia’s premier racing facilities. The course is  home to a state-of-the-art Event Centre, beautifully refurbished function facilities, a world-class Strathayr race track and numerous unrivaled hospitality options.

PATRON: Ian Black
TREASURER: Jeffery Dodds

Chris Bonanno
Dean Halpin
Dorothy Costigan
Tracy Simmons
Ryan Van Der Velde

CEO Role performed by Committee Executive
Racing Manager Joe Hynes
Commercial Manager Kim Tower
Chairman of Stewards Racing Queensland
Handicapper Racing Queensland
Judge Racing Queensland
Assistant Judge Racing Queensland
Assistant Starter Peter Conway
Clerk of Scales Amanda Warry
Swab Official Racing Queensland
Clerks of Course Regina Andrews, Steven Cook
Betting Steward Racing Queensland
Race Announcer Russell Leonard
Farrier to Club Dave Rixon
Club Veterinary Surgeon Valley Vet Surgery
Club Medical Officials Queensland Ambulance Service
Video Supplier Mackay Turf Club – 07 4952 1155
Official Photographer Jim Law – 0438 243 302