A Japanese rider, a licensee who’s made money in NZ, Victoria and Scotland and a busy breeder from Ipswich were some of the elements that combined to win last Saturday’s Nanango Cup.
The South Burnett Race Club has recorded a 12 per cent lift in profits, the club’s Annual General Meeting heard last night.
Local trainers had little joy at the Nanango Cup race meeting on Saturday, scoring just one win and two placings against an onslaught of horses brought in from the Darling Downs, Sunshine Coast, Gympie and Brisbane to contest the popular meeting.
Given that all bar one candidate for Saturday’s 2014 XXXX Gold-Carrollee Hotel Nanango Cup (1600m) is on the minimum weight, punters will need inspired intuition to sort out their bets.
The prestigious XXXX Gold/Carrollee Hotel Nanango Cup will be just one of the highlights at Saturday’s Nanango Races.
Saturday’s season-ending fixture at Gympie is the platform for a rousing race for one of the South East Country Racing Association premiership titles.
This week there’s a line up of nibbles from a mixed feed bin to digest
Local knowledge paid off at Saturday’s Wondai Races with trainer Norma King – and the Duff name – dominating.
A feature of the South Burnett Race Club’s card in Wondai this Saturday will be the running of the Lewis Duff Memorial Class B Handicap (1465m).
The Wondai Race Club will be holding its traditional Winter Race Meeting at the Wondai Racecourse on Saturday
At nightfall last Wednesday, apprentice Jimmy Orman had an unbeaten riding record in the metropolitan area.
Legacy are the ultimate winners following the running of the annual Anzac Day race meeting at Wondai.
The riding displays by Tommy Berry and apprentice Tegan Harrison were a real highlight of the Eagle Farm meeting last Saturday.
It may have been a winless occasion for South Burnett stables last weekend, but recent Lee Park victor Gentle Giant stood tall in the Keith Beavis Memorial Kilcoy Cup (1200m).
This Saturday’s country racing spotlight falls on Kilcoy’s Cup and Ladies Day fixture.
Wondai trainer Norma King has lined up a return trip to Oak Park after Flight Command’s hard-fought win for her apprentice son Joshua in the Rooms Motel Kingaroy Handicap at Nanango in May.
Nanango Race Club wrapped up the 2013-14 season on Saturday with their Autumn Race Meeting, the region’s traditional curtain-closer for the racing fraternity.
It takes just a quick scan of the form guide for Saturday’s Nanango race program to see the inter-relationship that exists between the Burnett and the Darling Downs racing fraternities.
Nanango Race Club will be holding its Autumn Races at the Lee Park Raceway on Saturday.
Nanango trainer Glenn Richardson struck pay dirt when he tried Golden Cash on non-turf tracks … now can he do it at Roma?