The jubilation at day’s end at Burrandowan was both understandable and delightful: four months and 29 rides after his January debut booking at Bell, Joshua Morrow made his first ever trip to a winner’s slot
Drivers travelling the long road to Burrandowan usually have to be careful … and this Saturday they’re being asked to take extra care.
The Burrandowan Picnic Race Club will be holding its 97th annual race meeting at the Burrandowan Racecourse 66km west of Kingaroy this Saturday, May 11.
Punters at this year’s 96th annual Burrandowan Picnic Races were greeted with a couple of big surprises when they came through the gates on Saturday.
Rain in Kingaroy on Saturday morning failed to deter many racegoers from attending the Burrandowan Picnic Races, and their faith was rewarded with a fine day’s weather and all the fun of the South Burnett’s oldest race meeting.
Innovations introduced at the Burrandowan Picnic Races will be getting their third outing this year
There is a plaque on a tree at Burrandowan opposite where shooters gun down make-believe pigeons at brunch time and jockeys crack their whips during the heat of the afternoon battle.
The Burrandowan Picnic Race Club will be holding its 94th annual race meeting at the Burrandowan Racecourse 66km west of Kingaroy this Saturday, May 14.
Saturday’s annual Burrandowan meeting will see two winners and nine losers from last year’s program seeking a share of the spoils.
Shaun Bayliss, a well known rider in the South East country ranks, will watch the first race at Esk this Saturday with more than carefree interest.
Residents of the Ironput, Burrandowan and Chahpingah areas gathered at Ironpot Hall on Saturday night to renew old friendships and discuss the outlook for the coming season.
While Doomben was hosting interstate gallopers last Saturday, a winter tourist was also in the firing line at Burrandowan.
It was a big day at the Burrandowan Picnic Races … big fields, a big crowd and a big response to the initiatives introduced by the race club this year.
Saturday’s program at Burrandowan has been enhanced by Racing Queensland’s decision to divide two significantly oversubscribed races.
Place prizemoney picked up by Norma King’s duo Hidden Duck and Flight Command at last Saturday’s Noorama Picnic Race Club red dirt meeting represented the only returns for district stables this past week.
It costs little to reseal a well maintained road but ten times as much to fix broken ones
Results from the Burrandowan Campdraft – which even the threat of Tropical Cyclone Marcia couldn’t stop – on February 20-22
Burrandowan’s traditional picnic races proved to be a day for the ladies, with the $4000 Fashions of the Field competition turning heads and female jockeys keeping punters happy on the track.
Hannah Phillips – who has four rides at Burrandowan on Saturday – landed her first career winner at Nanango on Easter Saturday
While aspiring jockeys may dream of winning at their first attempt, few would contemplate finishing their first day at the office with a two-from-two result.