Kumbia Race Club has been holding meetings on Melbourne Cup Day for 50 years … which is why a visit to the “Flemington Of The Bush” has become an annual ritual for many South Burnett residents.
The Kumbia Race Club will be holding its annual Melbourne Cup race meeting this Tuesday, November 3.
Kumbia, along with any number of Australian racecourses, will soon create a weird record.
Kingaroy Speedway will miss out on hosting the Production Sedans National Title at Easter after a decision by Speedway Sedans Australia to postpone all Australian titles.
There was rain, mud and a lot of racing at the Kingaroy Showground on Saturday morning for the fifth annual John Titman Golden Steel Shoe Challenge.
All senior cricket games scheduled to be played in the South Burnett at the weekend were washed out, but the juniors had a lot more luck with the weather!
Cherbourg notched up their first win of the South Burnett 2020-21 cricket season with a Round 2 victory over Wooroolin in Kingaroy on Saturday.
A spectacular rollover in a heat of the Street Stocks was just a taste of the action when speedway returned to Kingaroy last Saturday.
Rugby league players of all ages experience the highest of highs during a season as well as the lowest of lows … much like life itself.
Mahratta won the Wondai Cup on Saturday but there were no crowds to cheer the gelding home … or punters tearing up tickets.
Two centuries scored within minutes of each other were the highlights of Round 1 of the South Burnett Cricket Association’s 2020-21 senior competition at the weekend.
Gayndah is certainly a happy hunting ground for Nanango jockey Hannah Richardson.
Wondai Race Club will be holding its annual Caulfield Cup race meeting – usually one of its biggest meetings of the year – at the Wondai Racecourse in Baynes Street on Saturday (October 17).
Thirty-nine events – with racing in five categories – will kick off the 2020-21 Kingaroy Speedway season at the showgrounds track on Saturday night.
Twenty South Burnett sporting clubs will share $177,739 in funding from the State Government’s Active Restart Infrastructure Recovery Fund.
Up-and-coming AFL star Zimmorlei Farquharson, 18, has been drafted by the Brisbane Lions.
Cricketers of all ages eager for the 2020-21 season to get under way in the South Burnett will have their wishes fulfilled this weekend with the opening games of the local season scheduled.
After flying through the COVID-shortened AFL Darling Downs season unbeaten, the Goondiwindi Hawks had their wings clipped on Saturday, dipping out to South Toowoomba in the Allied Pickfords Cup Grand Final played in Toowoomba.
South Burnett’s 2020-21 speedway season will be roaring into life in Kingaroy on October 17, but COVID-19 means there will be some changes.
Murgon Crusaders’ 2020-21 campaign in the Gympie cricket competition has begun on the front foot with a win against Gympie Colts.