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The Times Have Been A-Changin’

The Times Have Been A-Changin’

Patrons heading to Lee Park next Saturday can take an early look at the photographic display that will be a central attraction for Nanango’s Golden Anniversary meeting on Easter Saturday.

Veteran Jockey Injured

Veteran Jockey Injured

Veteran jockey Gary Geran, winner of the 2017 Kumbia Cup and a familiar face around South Burnett racetracks, was injured in a race fall in Toowoomba on Saturday.

At The Winners’ Side

At The Winners’ Side

Wayne Hancock was nearly sixteen when he first rode his grey horse Stork out to the track to serve as clerk of the course for the Nanango Race Club.

Bush Battle Helps Country Racing

Bush Battle Helps Country Racing

A novel “Battle Of The Bush” Queensland racing initiative later this year is a remarkable boost for the non-TAB fraternity.

Trainer Barred For 12 Months

Trainer Barred For 12 Months

Dalby trainer Gilbert Baker has been barred from racing for 12 months after a gelding he trained returned a positive urine test at Nanango Races in September.

Enthusiasm And Energy For A New Year

Enthusiasm And Energy For A New Year

Thoroughbred racing by nature is a mix of dilemmas and delights. Not everyone can be a winner and not every venture developed by the industry’s leadership comes off.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward

With the Christmas-New Year period looming, it is fun to play Janus, the mythological figure often symbolised by a face that looks both backwards and forwards.

The Great Escapes

The Great Escapes

Nanango Race Club’s Christmas meeting on December 3 turned up a series of close shaves and some remarkably good luck.

Races Outpace The Rain

Races Outpace The Rain

Nanango Race Club’s Christmas Race Meeting went ahead on Sunday despite dire rainfall threats of 25mm to 50mm from the Weather Bureau.

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The Nanango Race Club will be holding its annual Christmas Race Meeting at the Lee Park Raceway on Sunday, December 3.

Big Fields For Nanango This Sunday

Big Fields For Nanango This Sunday

The fact that there are 55 acceptors for the Christmas meeting at Lee Park on Sunday is more than pleasing.

Wordsmith Makes A Statement

Wordsmith Makes A Statement

Danish Diction, the Tasmanian bred gelding that won at Mount Perry last weekend for Melody O’Brien, is one of four straight success stories for Tom Moloney.

Election Provokes A Ripple Of Rejoicing

Election Provokes A Ripple Of Rejoicing

The country racing fraternity should be pleased that the two major parties have made key commitments to the sector in the lead up to next Saturday’s state election.

Kropp’s Harvest At Kumbia

Kropp’s Harvest At Kumbia

Gary Geran saluted twice while wearing Matt Kropp’s royal blue and white stable livery at Kumbia on Tuesday, much to the delight of favourite backers.

Premier Takes A Punt On Kumbia

Premier Takes A Punt On Kumbia

The Kumbia Cup mightn’t stop a nation like its rival does in Melbourne, but it’s important enough to attract political heavyweights out and about on the campaign trail.

Full Fields For Kumbia Races

Full Fields For Kumbia Races

The Kumbia Race Club will be holding its popular Melbourne Cup race meeting this Tuesday, November 7.

Scott Seeks Kumbia Success

Scott Seeks Kumbia Success

On Tuesday, Kingaroy owners Stan and Debbie Corbett may provide their trainer Scott Pedron with his first visit to the winner’s circle at Kumbia, courtesy of Stratalena or Fort Myer.

Near Perfect Sweep By The Ladies

Near Perfect Sweep By The Ladies

Female jockeys were podium placed at Wondai 14 times last Saturday and it was only Jason Missen, who collected third money on Fasta Than Light in the last event, who prevented the perfect score of five trifectas.

Racing Outpaces The Rain

Racing Outpaces The Rain

Saturday in the South Burnett started with a few sprinkles and gradually built up to a downpour … but that didn’t stop a large crowd turning out to Wondai’s race track despite the leaden skies.

Full Fields For Wondai Races

Full Fields For Wondai Races

The Wondai Race Club will be holding its annual Caulfield Cup race meeting – always one of its biggest meetings of the year – at the Wondai Racecourse in Baynes Street this Saturday, October 21.

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