Coral Coast Shield in Mackay 2020

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.

Great prize money on offer with almost $500,000 available over the 5 heats and finals.
Running of the 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:

Heats

  • 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).

The Coral Coast Shield Series comes to Mackay on Saturday 14th November.

For more information on the series launched by RACING QUEENSLAND visit their website.