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Springtime Success At Wondai

Springtime Success At Wondai

Racegoers enjoyed perfect Spring weather at Wondai’s annual Caulfield Cup meeting on Saturday.

Impressive Numbers At Wondai

Impressive Numbers At Wondai

As expected, the South Burnett Race Club’s card for Saturday has drawn plenty of hopefuls. Candidates from Charleville, Miles, the Downs, Gympie, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane will keep punters and bookies on their toes

Full Fields For Wondai Races

Full Fields For Wondai Races

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 on Saturday (October 20)

Hoopert’s Back in Action

Hoopert’s Back in Action

Sunshine Coast jockey Jason Hoopert – whose career kicked off in Wondai – has a clearance to return to the saddle

Wondai’s Cup’s International Twist

Wondai’s Cup’s International Twist

The 2018 renewal of the Wondai Cup on October 20 coincides as usual with the running of the Caulfield Cup, the first leg of the time-honoured double that the Melbourne Cup completes

Winter Sun Helped ‘Autumn’ In Spring

Winter Sun Helped ‘Autumn’ In Spring

One aspect of thoroughbred racing in this State that has stood the test of time is the beneficial impacts of its winter climate.

Added Attractions For Race Programs

Added Attractions For Race Programs

The three South Burnett race meetings that run in the October-December period will all be participating in one or two of the upcoming special series being staged on rural racecourses.

Hints Of History At Lee Park

Hints Of History At Lee Park

The pair of winners that Glenn Richardson saddled up and Hannah English partnered at last weekend’s Nanango Race Club meeting have interesting links with the past.

Race Day Was Bloomin’ Lovely

Race Day Was Bloomin’ Lovely

A surfeit of local events meant crowds were down slightly at Nanango Race Club’s annual Spring Races on Saturday.

Canid Joins Six-Figure Club

Canid Joins Six-Figure Club

Fancy investing $400 and grossing a cool $100,115? Canid and his camp headed by buyer and trainer Glenn Richardson have reached that milestone

Surviving Another Season

Surviving Another Season

The month of August ushered in the new racing year. It also marked the fifth anniversary of the death of Brian Ogilvie, one of last century’s foremost bookmakers.

Nanango Refashions Fashion

Nanango Refashions Fashion

Racegoers who enjoy dressing to the various themes at Lee Park need to note the new approach that kicks off there on Saturday, September 8.

Stewards Call Time Out

Stewards Call Time Out

Darryl Gardiner, the Bundaberg trainer who headed the South East Country Racing Association winner’s list for the season just completed, has been sidelined by QRIC stewards for a year.

The Gray, White And Orange Flavoured Cup

The Gray, White And Orange Flavoured Cup

Luke Nolen partnered Black Caviar for 22 of her 25 victories, and to date, Hugh Bowman has been on Winx for all but five of her 29 successes.

Hoopert Wins Senior Premiership

Hoopert Wins Senior Premiership

Former Murgon jockey Jason Hoopert, currently recovering from a race fall, has taken out the 2018 South East Queensland Country Jockeys Premiership

Racing Salutes Pioneer Family

Racing Salutes Pioneer Family

Nanango’s pioneer heritage was celebrated alongside the excitement of the first South Burnett meeting of the new racing year on Saturday.

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 4.

Female Hoops And The Cup

Female Hoops And The Cup

Last year, jockey Cecily Eaton took out the 2017 Nanango Cup at Lee Park on the Darling Downs nine-year-old King Ludwig.

The Core Of The Bayliss Case

The Core Of The Bayliss Case

Corey Bayliss, the Sunshine Coast apprentice whose first career victory was on Simply Showtime at Nanango in May 2016, was suspended for six weeks at Doomben last weekend.

Persistence Pays Off For Richardson

Persistence Pays Off For Richardson

Persistence paid off for Demesne’s trainer Glenn Richardson at Esk last Saturday.

Crowds Brave Winter Races

Crowds Brave Winter Races

Rain on Friday night and overcast weather on Saturday didn’t stop the South Burnett Race Club holding its annual Winter Race Day, nor did it stop a good-sized crowd turning up at Wondai’s racecourse.

Wondai’s Winter Warm-Up Looks Fine

Wondai’s Winter Warm-Up Looks Fine

On a July day with a maximum temperature expected to exceed 20 degrees, the South Burnett Race Club’s Winter Wonderland meeting on Saturday is honouring present and past figures.

Colossal Combat Well Worth The Effort

Colossal Combat Well Worth The Effort

After tussles at 16 fronts around the state, the ultimate clash of the best of the equine warriors at Doomben last Saturday was a tooth and nail affair.

Warriors In Wait

Warriors In Wait

Weights have been issued for the $100,000 Battle of the Bush Series Final (1200m) at Doomben on June 23.

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