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Brisbane Racing Club To Meet With Sky Racing Execs Over Perceived Snub

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 30 / 15

Brisbane Racing Club officials are set to meet with Sky Racing execs on Friday "in what will be a heated discussion on a perceived snub for Queensland races," according to Nathan Exelby of the Brisbane COURIER-MAIL. After an "outcry" from Queensland punters over the treatment of the state's premier ...

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