There will be no racing in Queensland on Wednesday, with officials transferring the scheduled Ipswich meeting to Friday due to predicted extreme heat.

The Bureau of Meterology is predicting a high of 40 degrees in Ipswich on Wednesday while the expected temperature on Friday is 35 degrees.

Friday's meeting will begin at 10am local time (11am AEDT) and the last of eight races is due to jump at 2:12pm (3:12pm AEDT).

Update: Thursday's Gatton meeting has also been moved due to the forecast and it will now take place next Tuesday.