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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.

Fascinating Fare For Wondai’s Cup Day

Fascinating Fare For Wondai’s Cup Day

Patrons who are loyal to the locals will have plenty of choice on Saturday – the South Burnett Race Club’s Caulfield Cup meeting has been supported by no less than eight Burnett stables.

Countdown To Wondai

Countdown To Wondai

The South Burnett Race Club’s two meetings so far this year have drawn very pleasing horse numbers.

Photo Finish For Lyall’s Career

Photo Finish For Lyall’s Career

In 2013, comic-actress Magda Szubanski, who was in Nanango for the Big Screen Film Festival, relished her interactions with jockey Lyall Appo at the Lee Park races.

Anderson Strikes Again

Anderson Strikes Again

Lindsay Anderson went to the winner’s circle to greet Liverpool Jane and her jockey Gemma Steele after the Topsy Bath Memorial (BM 50, 1030 m) at Gympie last Saturday.

Plump Premiership Purses

Plump Premiership Purses

The South East Country Racing Association deserves credit for richly rewarding the leaders in their fields for the 2016-17 racing year.

Racegoers Enjoy A Spring Fling

Racegoers Enjoy A Spring Fling

Nanango’s Heritage Race Meeting on Saturday was not quite as hectic as August’s Nanango Cup, but that was due more to the start of the Spring school holidays than anything else.

Premiers Unite At Nanango

Premiers Unite At Nanango

Top trainer Glenn Richardson and top jockey Jason Hoopert will team up with Jill’s Shadow in the Heritage Nanango BM55 at Lee Park on Saturday

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The Nanango Race Club will be holding its annual Heritage Cup Race Meeting on Saturday – always one of its most colourful meetings of the year

Spring Is In The Air

Spring Is In The Air

For the next ten weeks, the nation’s turf watchers will be firmly focussed on what could be termed an embarrassment of riches on offer in the south.

May The Run Roll On

May The Run Roll On

In recent weeks, South Burnett interests have kept the scoreboard ticking over, and this weekend will see the district’s representatives scattered far and wide.

“Bunny” Had Rivals On The Hop

“Bunny” Had Rivals On The Hop

Nanango trainer Brian “Bunny” Laherty saddled his first winner on Sunday, August 13.

Cup Day Was An Exciting Smorgasbord

Cup Day Was An Exciting Smorgasbord

The entree to last Saturday’s attractive program at Nanango was the Blessing Of The Jockeys by Father Dan Grundy.

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