The southern QLD summer is hot and humid
On the Gold Coast during summer humidity is climbing as high as 75% and the temperature is near 30c.
Is this much different to Hong Kong where racing is suspended for the summer peak?
The problem seems to be about a peak holiday season coinciding with the worst of the climate.
What should the racing industry do?
Big money on offer in Qld summer
The Queensland summer carnival will again carry more than $15 million prize money and about $1.5 million in bonus opportunities.
The biggest day will be the $2 million Magic Millions Classic race day which will have a total of $10 million available on January 12 at the Gold Coast.