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IN his popular column, ‘SILKS & SADDLES,’ published by the NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER, respected racing writer TERRY BUTTS comments on the grilling of former RQ Chairman Bob Bentley at the opening of public hearings at the Racing Commission of Inquiry.

He also reports on the need for Racing Queensland to chase over $90 million in fees that allegedly were retained by Tattersalls in controversial circumstances and questions whether other TABs should be considered when the new agreement is negotiated by RQ.

Here is the Butts’ column:

IN his popular column, ‘SILKS & SADDLES,’ published by the NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER, respected racing writer TERRY BUTTS reports on the contrasting fortunes of two clubs in the north – Mareeba where racing is booming and Charters Towers were it is at an all-time low.

He also has an interesting article on the impact that Arab racing is having and how this could be even greater with more events planned at gallops meetings next year.

Butts has an exclusive on a racial vilification case at Cloncurry involving and trainer and a jockey which is yet to be finalized at a stewards’ inquiry.

 

IN his popular column, ‘SILKS & SADDLES,’ published by the NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER, respected racing writer TERRY BUTTS reports on the fulfillment of a long-time ambition by one of the country’s top jockeys in Robert Thompson when he won the Cairns Amateur Cup last Saturday.

Butts also tells of the long journey taken by Cup winner Seafight and how a former top two-year-old cheated retirement to return a winner at the Cairns Amateurs.

His column also includes an item on the Birdsville Cup meeting and the riding success of soon-to-be-married Danny Ballard.

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