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.
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.
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 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.
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.
A novel “Battle Of The Bush” Queensland racing initiative later this year is a remarkable boost for the non-TAB fraternity.
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.
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.
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.
Nanango Race Club’s Christmas meeting on December 3 turned up a series of close shaves and some remarkably good luck.
Nanango Race Club’s Christmas Race Meeting went ahead on Sunday despite dire rainfall threats of 25mm to 50mm from the Weather Bureau.
The fact that there are 55 acceptors for the Christmas meeting at Lee Park on Sunday is more than pleasing.
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.
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.
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.
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.