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Locals Galore To Cheer For At Wondai

Locals Galore To Cheer For At Wondai

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.

Wondai Rolls Out Winners

Wondai Rolls Out Winners

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.

Record Crowd Packs Lee Park

Record Crowd Packs Lee Park

Nanango Race Club’s Easter Saturday race meeting drew one of the largest crowds seen at the Lee Park Raceway in many years.

Nanango Preparing For A Golden Reunion

Nanango Preparing For A Golden Reunion

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.

Nanango Gearing Up<BR> For A Golden Anniversary

Nanango Gearing Up
For A Golden Anniversary

On Monday afternoon, history enthusiasts will be quick to check the nomination list for Nanango’s Easter Saturday program.

Perseverance Rewards Greg Hayes

Perseverance Rewards Greg Hayes

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.

Locals To The Fore At Lee Park

Locals To The Fore At Lee Park

Neighbours Barry Green and Barry Goodwill live an effortless hop and a skip away from Nanango racetrack.

Races Skirt The Rain

Races Skirt The Rain

Nanango Race Club officials breathed a collective sigh of relief last Saturday when their first race meeting of the year managed to avoid the rain.

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.

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.

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