This weekend’s five event program at Lee Park has attracted 73 acceptors that include 15 reserves … so there will be plenty of equine competitors and 18 jockeys have early bookings.
South Burnett players relished special moments at Lee Park earlier this month.
Saturday’s XXXX Fitzroy Hotel Cheers Liquor House Nanango Cup day has attracted players returning to the scene of previous joyful jaunts.
The Lewis Duff Memorial Handicap is the main event that will open proceedings at Wondai on Saturday.
On July 31, 25-year-old Jamie Kah will officially become Melbourne’s premier jockey for the 2020-21 season.
Queensland country racing’s $200,000 plum purse was up for grabs at Eagle Farm on the weekend.
According to the Registrar of Racehorses, around 13,800 thoroughbreds are christened each year.
Black Angus cattleman and former Port Stephens mayor Bruce Mackenzie, now 83, relished “cowboy and indian“ movies when he was a 10-year-old.
Racing industry participants have more cash-paved pathways than usual at Burrandowan on Saturday.
The South Burnett Race Club is in for a spectacular six-event Anzac Day program.
There will be an international flavour amidst the riding ranks at Lee Park on Saturday.
Small fields have a reputation for throwing up surprises and turning on close finishes.
Cat lovers and omen punters would have cleaned up at the recent Nanango meeting when Kitty Kat’s Kitten licked her rivals in the Timbertowner’s Car Detailing QTIS Maiden Plate (1200m).
Wondai trainer Kristen Wenck and jockey Kelly Gates finished off 2020 in fine style, courtesy of Allena’s victory at $41 in the $17,000 Benchmark 55 Handicap for Fillies and Mares (1200m) at Kilcoy.
Trainers Lindsay Anderson, Glenn Richardson, Barry Phillips and Kym Afford have already saddled winners in 2021.
During December, several racing players have come by a variety of pre-festive season presents.
Lee Park racecourse will be the venue for a lot of pre-Christmas gatherings on Saturday.
Kumbia, along with any number of Australian racecourses, will soon create a weird record.
Gayndah is certainly a happy hunting ground for Nanango jockey Hannah Richardson.
The result of the recent Nanango Cup has made form students wince.