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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.

Cup Meeting Produces Thrills And Spills

Cup Meeting Produces Thrills And Spills

Nanango Race Club’s annual Nanango Cup race meeting is always one the South Burnett’s biggest, and this year’s outing was no exception.

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The Nanango Race Club will be holding its Nanango Cup Race Meeting at the Lee Park Racecourse on Saturday, August 12.

Hoopert Looks For The Ton

Hoopert Looks For The Ton

Sunshine Coast jockey Jason Hoopert is very keen to boot home a winner during this Saturday’s $10,000 XXXX Fitzroy Hotel Nanango Cup card.

Armchair Jockeys, Spare A Thought

Armchair Jockeys, Spare A Thought

There are many “outstanding” riders who have never sat astride a horse.

Wondai’s Wonderful Weekend

Wondai’s Wonderful Weekend

Jockey Gemma Steele certainly played her part in putting Wondai on the map last weekend.

English Makes Timely Breakthrough

English Makes Timely Breakthrough

After a frustrating run of eight placings for the month of July, Nanango apprentice Hannah English chalked up an important victory at Bundaberg last Saturday.

Amazing Run For Hivesville Trainer

Amazing Run For Hivesville Trainer

A margin of just a length and a half has deprived Hivesville trainer Lindsay Anderson of landing an amazing six winners in a row.

Race Meeting A Close Run Thing

Race Meeting A Close Run Thing

Saturday’s Winter Race Day at Wondai was a close run thing, with South Burnett Race Club officials uncertain about whether the meeting could go ahead until mid-morning.

Danica Chases Wondai’s Chequered Flag

Danica Chases Wondai’s Chequered Flag

Toowoomba horseman Tom Dougall had reason to be revved up after Dangerous Danica (Bridget Rooney) comfortably went through her gears in the Somerset Region QTIS BM 50 (1200 m) at Esk last weekend.

Full Fields For Wondai Races

Full Fields For Wondai Races

The South Burnett Race Club will be holding its Winter Race Meeting at the Wondai Racecourse on Saturday, July 8.

Measly $400 Grant ‘A Joke’

Measly $400 Grant ‘A Joke’

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has demanded to know why Nanango Race Club received just $400 from the State Government’s recent $6 million allocation to country racing clubs.

Clouds Prominent On A Sunny Day

Clouds Prominent On A Sunny Day

Hivesville horseman Lindsay Anderson achieved the perfect outcome last Saturday when his only runners, Clouds and Glenthorn Avenue, spent time in Gympie’s winner’s circle with Gemma Steele in the saddle.

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