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History of Townsville Racecourse

The Townsville Racecourse, in North Queensland, is actually positioned about a thousand miles away from Brisbane. It has a circumference of 1680 meters, with a home straight of 310 meters. Racing is done in a clockwise fashion. The track has 5 starting chutes, which are used for the different distances that the races have. The track is run downhill starting at the 1000 meters chute and has sweeping turns, which make it ideal to overcome the lead horses. Continue reading

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