The countdown begins for the first two-year-old race in Australasia; the Brisbane Bloodstock Hopeful Plate, which will be hosted at Clifford Park on Saturday 22nd September 2012.
This year's event has a new naming sponsor in Brisbane Bloodstock. Col Richards, owner of Brisbane Bloodstock, is delighted in becoming the new sponsor of the Hopeful Plate.
Col remarked, "The first two year old race of the season is always a very exciting race and being the major sponsor is a fantastic opportunity".
Col Richards has moved quickly and has allocated a $10,000 bonus on the Hopeful Plate for horses purchased at his Brisbane Bloodstock sales.
CEO of the Toowoomba Turf Club, Aaron Clancy said "Brisbane Bloodstock coming on board and also adding bonus prize money to the Hopeful Plate is great for the Industry and a real plus for the Toowoomba Turf Club". "The TTC has always had a strong relationship with Col Richards and Brisbane Bloodstock and we are look forwarding to forging a long lasting partnership".
The Toowoomba Turf Club would like to thank Ron Fitton from Fitton Insurance Brokers for his support and sponsorship of the Hopeful Plate over many years.
With prize money totaling $75,000, the two-year-old, 1000 meter sprint is always a hotly contested great race and The Brisbane Bloodstock Hopeful Plate will also showcase the new seasons racing talent.
For more information about the Brisbane Bloodstock Hopeful Plate please contact the Toowoomba Turf Club office on 07 4634 6066.
Toowoomba Turf Club Release