Persistence paid off for Demesne’s trainer Glenn Richardson at Esk last Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
Weights have been issued for the $100,000 Battle of the Bush Series Final (1200m) at Doomben on June 23.
Queensland’s signature race day fell on Saturday when Doomben played host to the $1.5 million UBET Stradbroke Handicap, the state’s richest contest.
On Tuesday, on the eve of his passing, John Lee was informed of the excellent outcomes that were achieved last Saturday at the park named in his honour, where the locals did him proud.
Nanango Race Club’s Autumn meeting last Saturday was full of surprises, not the least of which was a surprise visit by Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe.
Well-respected South Burnett resident – and former Nanango Race Club president – John Lee, 87, died in the Wesley Hospital in Brisbane on Wednesday morning
There is a very exciting mixture on offer at Nanango Race Club’s fixture this Saturday.
After horses that train at Wondai dominated the Anzac Day program on their own patch, Nanango representatives played exceptionally well away from home last Saturday.
Punters at this year’s 96th annual Burrandowan Picnic Races were greeted with a couple of big surprises when they came through the gates on Saturday.
Burrandowan Picnic Race Club presented a cheque for $6890 to the LifeFlight Foundation last month … and it’s keen to raise even more dollars for the life-saving charity this weekend.
The Burrandowan Picnic Race Club will be holding its 96th annual race meeting at the Burrandowan Racecourse 66km west of Kingaroy this Saturday, May 12.
Three horses that work at Wondai repelled the invaders on Anzac Day, and a Kumbia galloper made it four victories out of a possible five for South Burnett outfits.
The program at Wondai on Anzac Day will be a cracker, with visiting candidates cominmg from Miles, Oakey, Toowoomba, Clifton, Beaudesert, Caloundra, Deagon, Bundaberg, Gympie and Eidsvold.
After a break from training that lasted for more than eleven years, Neville”Shorty” O’Toole had pottered around with just a handful horses since the spring of 2015, without luck.
Nanango Race Club’s Easter Saturday race meeting drew one of the largest crowds seen at the Lee Park Raceway in many years.
Nanango Race Club’s program for Easter Saturday has attracted wonderfully strong interest by owners and trainers, with large fields the order of the day.
On Monday afternoon, history enthusiasts will be quick to check the nomination list for Nanango’s Easter Saturday program.
Last November apprentice Greg Hayes opened his account when the Stewart Barr prepared Endless Puzzle took out the $10,000 Digger’s Cup at Gympie.
Neighbours Barry Green and Barry Goodwill live an effortless hop and a skip away from Nanango racetrack.