Racegoers enjoyed perfect Spring weather at Wondai’s annual Caulfield Cup meeting on Saturday.
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
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)
Sunshine Coast jockey Jason Hoopert – whose career kicked off in Wondai – has a clearance to return to the saddle
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
One aspect of thoroughbred racing in this State that has stood the test of time is the beneficial impacts of its winter climate.
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.
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.
A surfeit of local events meant crowds were down slightly at Nanango Race Club’s annual Spring Races on Saturday.
Fancy investing $400 and grossing a cool $100,115? Canid and his camp headed by buyer and trainer Glenn Richardson have reached that milestone
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former Murgon jockey Jason Hoopert, currently recovering from a race fall, has taken out the 2018 South East Queensland Country Jockeys Premiership
Nanango’s pioneer heritage was celebrated alongside the excitement of the first South Burnett meeting of the new racing year on Saturday.
The Nanango Race Club will be holding its Nanango Cup Race Meeting at the Lee Park Racecourse on Saturday, August 4.
Last year, jockey Cecily Eaton took out the 2017 Nanango Cup at Lee Park on the Darling Downs nine-year-old King Ludwig.
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 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.