The Training Track Subsidy Scheme (the Scheme) is an annual $2 million funding program which assists thoroughbred race clubs to off-set the costs of maintaining training facilities at their venues.
The funding comprises:
- Threshold payments totalling $1.2 million based on club categories determined by Racing Queensland. The categories account for the standard of each venue’s training tracks (i.e. number and type).
- Incentive payments totalling $800,000 based on the actual numbers of starters provided by each venue and scaled by the category of the venue.
The Scheme is administered under annual funding deeds between the department and Racing Queensland.