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IN his popular column, ‘SILKS & SADDLES,’ published by the NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER, respected racing writer TERRY BUTTS takes a closer look at the Queensland Racing Commission of Inquiry and where things stand from an industry viewpoint.

He reports on the anticipated appearance of Tatts Group heavy and harness racing supreme Kevin Seymour and how the industry hopes the Inquiry will ask some tough questions about the ‘missing’ millions.

Butts also has an item on how successful racing is travelling on the Gold Coast and urges more Saturday and possibly Sunday racing for North Queensland tracks.

Here is the Butts’ column:

 

IN his popular column, ‘SILKS & SADDLES,’ published by the NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER, respected racing writer TERRY BUTTS reveals how there is a concerted push before the Government for the reintroduction of quarter horse sprint racing in Queensland.

And if granted permission this body would be totally autonomous to the Australian Racing Board and Racing Queensland and officials behind the bold plan admit that betting on these races is high on the agenda.

Butts also praises champion trainer Peter Moody for blasting the decision to ban anabolic steroids and reports on a bush race meeting last Saturday where there were only 10 who paid for admission.

Here is the Butts’ column:

 

IN his popular column, ‘SILKS & SADDLES,’ published by the NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER, respected racing writer TERRY BUTTS reveals how the new RAD Board in Queensland has thrown out a six month disqualification imposed on a Townsville owner and stable-hand over a controversial assault charge.

He also reports on a protest hearing being held at Cluden one week after correct weight was declared in the race in question. It was a mistake that the stewards admit shouldn’t have occurred.

Here is the Butts’ column:

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