Nanango horse trainer Glenn Richardson will have runners at Lee Park and Gladstone on Easter Saturday for a very good reason
The Nanango Race Club will be holding Lee Park’s popular annual Easter race meeting on Saturday, April 20
Two key race days for Nanango and Wondai are only week or so away.
Hats off to Brisbane Valley Heritage Trails Inc … their latest project has captured all the colour and history of thoroughbred racing in the Brisbane Valley from the 1850s through to 1940.
South Burnett primary producers aren’t the only ones bring in a harvest at this time of the year – local racing industry players have been enjoying a bright and productive time of late, too.
Saturday, April 6 is Toowoomba’s red-letter day for 2019: Clifford Park’s upcoming stand-alone feature card
From the outset, it is fair to say that Winx is the champion of her era, particularly in the 1600-2000m domain.
The cleverly named and expertly placed Fort Myer held firm for Scott Pedron just over a week ago.
Hivesville horseman Lindsay Anderson’s strike rate is phenomenal. His last fifty starters (since September 24, 2017) have accumulated 14 wins, 12 seconds and six thirds
Back in the day, radio panels previewing upcoming racing would mention that a horse was a “street corner tip”.
Racing’s see-saw was in play on Saturday.
It was a special day for the ladies at Nanango’s Lee Park racetrack on Saturday … there was a sea of pink in the stands for Valentine’s Day and women also starred on the track.
The Nanango Race Club will be holding Lee Park’s first race meeting of the year this Saturday, February 16.
The line-up for last year’s inaugural Battle of the Bush Final at Doomben included the Lee Park heat winner Canid … and he’s coming back on Saturday
Although Arnwood missed a place in Brisbane last weekend, Bel Seleva (Jason Missen) comfortably continued on her winning ways at Bundaberg for Glenn Richardson’s Nanango yard
Wondai bred, Nanango based Hannah English is a worthy recipient of this year’s South Burnett Senior Sportsperson of the Year Australia Day award.
Local galloper Ascot Bound ($6), with Kelly Gates aboard, dug deep to provide a very satisfying touch to the Col Ryan Memorial at Wondai’s summertime program on January 19.
The hot weather didn’t scare away punters from the South Burnett Race Club’s bonus summer meeting on Saturday, much to the delight of race club officials.
Saturday’s Fashion theme for South Burnett Race Club’s meeting is Summer Safari. Interestingly, the latter word is Swahili for journey.
The Dave Reynolds stable took a clean sweep of all three bonus pools at the recent Heritage Bank Nanango Burnett to the Beach finale at Lee Park.
South Burnett Race Club has sprung into action to take up the offer to hold an extra race meeting in 2019.
On countless occasions over the decades, Colin Ryan would return to the enclosure after a race at Nanango and give off the slightest of quirky grins as he approached.
Blistering temperatures kept numbers down but a good-sized crowd still turned out on Sunday at Lee Park Racecourse for Nanango’s annual Christmas Race meeting.
There’s been a lot of publicity recently about Winx – well-deserved, of course … world record consecutive Group 1 wins, four Cox Plates – but South Burnett journalist Keith Kratzmann believes that with all this buzz, another great champion is at risk of being forgotten.