QRIC Media Statement II

31 August 2022

“Further to the media statement issued this morning, QRIC has immediately suspended the licence of two Queensland thoroughbred participants. A Stewards inquiry remains ongoing.

“QRIC takes allegations of animal cruelty are taken very seriously. One of QRIC’s key functions is to safeguard the welfare of any animal involved in racing, and we will take all steps necessary to protect animals involved in racing.

“If a licence is suspended, a participant cannot partake in any activity relevant to the licence category they hold.”


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