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Mick Sullivan made Life Member of Sunshine Coast Turf Club
The Board of the Sunshine Coast Turf Club has awarded life membership to long serving CEO Mick Sullivan as he finishes up at the Club today.
“In appreciation of all his efforts and dedication over many years, the Board is delighted to announce Mick Sullivan as a Life Member of the Sunshine Coast Turf Club. It has been a marvellous effort by Mick and the Club recognises his successes and the legacy he leaves,” said Peter Boyce, Chairman, Sunshine Coast Turf Club.
Mick commenced in the role on 28 February 2000.
The Board, Staff and Members wish Mick and wife Carmel a happy retirement and thank Mick for his efforts in the role as CEO.
John Miller fills the role of CEO from Friday 1st September.
2017 Caloundra RSL Trainers and Jockeys Premiership Winners
- Trainers Premiership: Stuart Kendrick – 47 winners
- Jockeys Premiership: Jeff Lloyd – 52 winners
- Apprentice Jockeys’ Premiership: Adam Sewell – 20 winners
Stuart Kendrick - from Kendrick Racing is based at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club’s on-course training facilities. This is the fourth SCTC Trainers Premiership in a row for Stuart and his team at Kendrick Racing; since relocating to the Sunshine Coast in early 2013.
Jeff Lloyd - Gold Coast based Jeff Lloyd takes over this prestigious title from the reigning 7 time premiership winning local jockey Damian Browne. One of Jeff’s many highlights was riding 7 winners at the one meeting on 30th November 2016.
Adam Sewell – is apprentice to Stuart Kendrick and is showing great skills in riding 20 winners & taking out this year’s Lianne Crook Memorial Shield as Apprentice Jockey by riding 7 more winners than runner-up Corey Bayliss."
- Trainers Premiership:
- Stuart Kendrick – 47 winners
- Robert Heathcote – 26 winners
- Liam Birchley & Darryl Hansen – both with 20 winners
- Jockeys Premiership:
- Jeff Lloyd – 52 winners
- Damian Browne - 44 winners
- James Orman – 41 winners
- Apprentice Jockeys Premiership:
- Adam Sewell – 20 winners
- Corey Bayliss – 13 winners
- Tiffany Brooker - 11 winners
Pool Pro Queensland Cup Raceday
For only the second time in history, the Sunshine Coast will be hosting a race over 3200m. The Pool Pro Queensland Cup Raceday on Saturday 15 July will see the Sunshine Coast Turf Club host one of the states finest distance races, the Listed $150,000 Pool Pro Queensland Cup.
The Pool Pro Queensland Cup Raceday with metropolitan status, has $685,000 in prizemoney on offer throughout the day. The raceday was originally scheduled to be held at Eagle Farm.
The SCTC CEO, Mick Sullivan commented “We are proud to be involved with another quality metropolitan race meeting. These racedays put the spotlight on the Sunshine Coast through national and international media exposure. We encourage the local community to get behind the event and organise family and friends to come along and enjoy a great family day out.”
All BRC members will receive full reciprocal privileges on the Pool Pro Queensland Cup Raceday. The BRC have bus transport for members on the day from Brisbane. Please contact BRC for details. There will be activities for the kids including a jumping castle and of course plenty of open spaces to ensure they burn off plenty of energy on the day.
To enjoy the day in style, don’t forget to book your seat in the Favourites Function Room. The all-inclusive package is only $125pp. Secure your seat on-line www.sctc.com.au or 5491 6788 prior to Friday 7 July.
Gates open from 10.30am.
Entry General Admission $15, Concession $10, Children under 18 Free.