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Albion Park Raceway

Albion Park Raceway is a two-turn loam track located just 5 minutes from the Brisbane Central Business District. It is close to both the domestic and international airports and is situated behind the Breakfast Creek Hotel.

Albion Park Raceway's totalisator facilities are available at all greyhound race meetings. Monday, Thursday and Friday meetings are also televised on Queensland's Sky Channel.

Aside from greyhound racing, Albion Park Raceway also plays host to harness racing.

History of Albion Park Raceway

For over a hundred years, Albion Park Raceway has been used for horse racing. However, the last horse meeting was held on December 30, 1981.

The following year, Albion Park was purchased by Racing Development Corporation (RDC) from the Brisbane Amateur Turf Club (BATC) for $9 million to facilitate Albion Park's redevelopment as a harness racing venue.

Trustees of Albion Park Raceway are appointed under the Racing Venues Development Act 1982. The Trust is a statutory body within the meaning given in the Financial Administration and Audit Act 1977.

The Trust acts as landlord of the Albion Park Raceway, maintaining and operating the complex primarily for harness racing by the Albion Park Harness Racing Club on Saturday nights, and greyhound racing by the Brisbane Greyhound Racing Club on Monday and Thursday nights.

On proclamation of the Racing Legislation Amendment Act 1998 on 1 July 1999, the State of Queensland assumed ownership of Albion Park.

In June 2002, Cabinet resolved that the Albion Park Raceway asset was to be transferred from ownership by the State of Queensland, to the Greyhound Racing Authority and Queensland Harness Racing Board as tenants in common in equal shares.

Albion Park Raceway Track Information

  • Surface: Loam
  • Race Distances: 273m, 395m, 520m, 600m, 710m, 957m
  • Race Days: Monday, Thursday and Friday

Major Albion Park Raceway Events

  • VIP Petfood Products Gold Cup - 710m (Group 1)
  • Garrards Horse and Hound Winter Carnival Cup - 520m (Group 1)
  • National Distance Championship (QLD) - 710m (Group 1)
  • National Sprint Championship (QLD) - 520m (Group 1)
  • SKY Channel Brisbane Cup - 520m (Group 1)
  • Queensland Futurity - 520m (Group 2)
  • Brandons Electrical Queensland Derby - 520m (Group 2)
  • Young Guns Series x 2 - 520m
  • Queensland Cup - 600m (Group 3)

Albion Park Raceway Track Records


YearDist m / yGreyhoundTimem/sec
2001273 / 299Fly Fast15.7817.30
1992273 / 299Cross Reference16.2816.77
JUL 2006395 / 432Shiokaze22.5517.52
MAY 2006395 / 432Absolute Fury22.7717.35
FEB 2006395 / 432Fool's Formula22.8317.30
MAY 2005395 / 432Convincing Lee22.8117.32
FEB 2005395 / 432No Obstacle22.8317.30
DEC 2005520 / 569Pororoca29.6617.53
APR 2004520 / 569Surf Lorian29.7317.49
APR 2004520 / 569Surf Lorian29.7317.49
1995520 / 569Flying Amy29.7317.49
AUG 2004600 / 656Oreo34.5717.36
1999600 / 656Son of Iron34.8317.23
JUL 2006710 / 776Lucy's Light41.6017.07
SEP 2002710 / 776Boomeroo41.6117.06
JUN 1993957 / 1047Bribie Pine58.6616.31

Albion Park Raceway Quick Facts

Address:
Albion Park Raceway
Amy Street,
Breakfast Creek QLD 4010
Phone: +61 (07) 3862-1744
Fax: +61 (07) 3862-2091