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Kumbia And The King-Sized Day

Kumbia And The King-Sized Day

In the past, the Kumbia Cup program has produced memorable red letter days for two Darling Downs jockeys.

Racing’s See-Saw

Racing’s See-Saw

The performances of horses over time certainly can create a story of ups and downs, with gallopers seemingly heading to riches winding up in rags and vice versa.

Colourful Racing At Wondai

Colourful Racing At Wondai

Racegoers enjoyed a colourful start to spring at the Wondai Races on Saturday with a good crowd supporting the South Burnett Race Club’s annual Wondai Cup meeting.

Racing Is Sarah’s Window To The World

Racing Is Sarah’s Window To The World

Wondai racetrack’s sandy surface is a long way from the famous greenery of the Lakes District in the north-west of England where jockey Sarah Eilbeck grew up.

Wondai Race Fields

Wondai Race Fields

The Wondai Race Club will be holding its traditional Caulfield Cup race meeting at the Wondai Racecourse in Cadell Street this Saturday, October 18.

Injured Jockey Dies

Jockey Carly-Mae Pye, who suffered severe head injuries in a fall during a barrier trial on Monday, has died.

Jockey Injured In Fall

Queensland jockey Carly-Mae Pye, 26, a familiar face on country race tracks, has been badly injured in a fall today.

Sheree Is A Survivor

Sheree Is A Survivor

The worst moment at Lee Park last weekend was when Beaudesert jockey Sheree Drake came down very heavily from Midnight Ace about 700 metres out in the Mardi Gras Cup.

Jockey Injured At Races

Jockey Injured At Races

Nanango Race Club’s annual Mardi Gras Cup meeting on Saturday had more drama than expected with a jockey injured in the feature race, and another race abandoned.

Dawn Of A New Era

Dawn Of A New Era

Kumbia trainer James Curtain is playing his part as the sun shines on the new levels of prizemoney in Queensland.

Break Out The Tartan!

Break Out The Tartan!

The Nanango Race Club is holding its annual Heritage Nanango Mardi Gras Cup Race Meeting on Saturday

Nanango’s Nifty Start

Nanango’s Nifty Start

Thanks to the generous support of the Heritage Nanango Community Funding Ltd and Racing Queensland’s new prize money scales, the Nanango Race Club is well placed to kick off its new racing season in fine style on Saturday, October 4.

Wondai’s Wonderful Weekend

Wondai’s Wonderful Weekend

Local knowledge dominated at Deagon last Sunday – all the winning thoroughbreds worked at the racecourse, either in the past or present. But it took a South Burnett unit to prevent a clean sweep

Race Club Awards Life Membership

Race Club Awards Life Membership

Nanango Race Club has awarded an Honorary Life Membership to long-time member Kerry Mercer at its AGM

And The Award Goes To…

And The Award Goes To…

There were close photo finishes and even a triple dead heat involved in the 2013-14 Racing Queensland Thoroughbred Awards announced last weekend

Highs And Lows For Those In The Saddle

Highs And Lows For Those In The Saddle

An incident on 22 August was yet another link in an endless chain of reminders about the risks that hover over race-riders.

Apprentices Shine In The State’s Spotlight

Apprentices Shine In The State’s Spotlight

Racing Queensland announced the results of the various awards for the outstanding apprentices for the 2013-14 season at a gala function last Sunday.

A Hurdle Cleared

A Hurdle Cleared

The ears of country racing participants were certainly pricked last Monday when news of major upcoming prize money boosts was announced.

Jockeys In A ‘Variety Show’

Jockeys In A ‘Variety Show’

In a mixed chaff bag, this week has seen riders past and present play various centre-stage roles in Brisbane and Beaudesert.

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