2020 RACING QUEENSLAND CORAL COAST SHIELD SERIES
ROCKHAMPTON | MACKAY | TOWNSVILLE | CAIRNS
Central and North Queensland’s four biggest cities and their racing clubs go head-to-head over 6 action-packed weeks from 17 October 2020 through to 28 November, 2020 for the Racing Queensland Coral Coast Shield.
Each city/club nominates a charity. Mackay has proudly nominated RACQ CQ Rescue.
Each charity is represented in each of the series races (heats and finals) by horses allocated to the city club, generally locally trained horses of the club within a 150km radius. Horses outside the club areas can contribute to points for the participating clubs/charities.
See the Racing Queensland Terms and Conditions below.
Each city/charity accrues points over the series as follows:
- First Place: 5 points
- Second Place: 3 points
- Third Place: 2 points
Finals (Double Points)
- First Place: 10 points
- Second Place: 6 points
- Third Place: 4 points
At the end of the finals in Townsville, the club & charity with the highest points will be awarded the Coral Coast Shield and prize money as follows:
- Winning Club: $25,000 towards Patron/Racing facilities improvement
- Winning Charity: $10,000
- Other 3 Charities: $5,000 each (a total of $25,000 for all 4 competing charities).