Nanango duo Hannah English and Hannah Phillips – along with Gold Coast rider Jed Hodge – are the three finalists for Racing Queensland’s Student of the Year award
Although Paul Hamblin leaves the headline grabbing to more prominent types, his tireless toils and travels are an example to others
A recent let-down for jockey Hannah Phillips is probably symbolic of the trials and tribulations all jockeys endure
Four of the five winners at last Saturday’s Gympie program had raced well at recent South Burnett meetings
Lee Park punters found positive and negative pre-race pointers for each of the placegetters in last Saturday week’s $10,000 2019 XXXX Fitzroy Hotel Cheers Liquor House Nanango Cup
In Saturday’s XXXX Fitzroy Hotel Cheers Liquor House Nanango Cup (1600m), the topweight Executed will carry 66 kilograms, which is around the same load
Although the Glenn Richardson trained Succinite is by Amber Grey (GB), the two-year-old met six red lights as it aimed for the winner’s circle.
The 2019 XXXX Fitzroy Hotel Cheers Liquor House Nanango Cup is now less than a fortnight away … and as usual, it looks set to be one of the biggest race meetings of the year
Last Saturday’s South Burnett Race Club’s meeting was a time of mixed emotions.
The Lewis Duff Memorial Handicap (1100m) at Wondai on Saturday is an appetising affair.
“She gave her all” was the theme expressed by connections after Machu Picchu’s close fourth in the recent Battle of the Bush Final.
Nanango trainer Brian “Bunny” Laherty had his eye on one of the mini-trophies on the table in Brisbane on Wednesday for almost the entire barrier-draw period for the Battle of the Bush
With the 2019 Queensland Derby going to Mr Quickie on Stradbroke Day, it is timely to recall that the Burnett had a slice of the early classics staged in colonial days.
Barcaldine hosted the final southern heat of the Battle of the Bush Series on Stradbroke Day, and things will rapidly heat up from here.
Although Darling Downs hoop Shannon Apthorpe booted home Speedy and Classic Beau to open Nanango’s bumper autumn program last month, the females were soon to the fore.
Saturday’s round of the Battle Of The Bush Series at Lee Park is shaping up to be as gripping as last year’s edition.
The jubilation at day’s end at Burrandowan was both understandable and delightful: four months and 29 rides after his January debut booking at Bell, Joshua Morrow made his first ever trip to a winner’s slot
There will be many seasoned punters at Burrandowan on Saturday doing their best to declutter the bookmakers’ bags, and just as many patrons who will be novices or once-in-a-while racegoers
The final events on the South Burnett’s April racing agenda at Nanango and Wondai summed up the degree of exhilaration generated by the Easter and Anzac Day action.
Brian Laherty conjured up an impressive victory on Saturday that delighted both serious and omen punters at Nanango’s Lee Park
Nanango horse trainer Glenn Richardson will have runners at Lee Park and Gladstone on Easter Saturday for a very good reason
Two key race days for Nanango and Wondai are only week or so away.
South Burnett primary producers aren’t the only ones bring in a harvest at this time of the year – local racing industry players have been enjoying a bright and productive time of late, too.
Saturday, April 6 is Toowoomba’s red-letter day for 2019: Clifford Park’s upcoming stand-alone feature card