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Two Big Feature Days Approaching

Two Big Feature Days Approaching

Two key race days for Nanango and Wondai are only week or so away.

Racing History’s A Sure Bet

Racing History’s A Sure Bet

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.

Locals Enjoy A Harvest Moon

Locals Enjoy A Harvest Moon

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.

Sweeping Statements<BR> Make For Threadbare Brooms

Sweeping Statements
Make For Threadbare Brooms

From the outset, it is fair to say that Winx is the champion of her era, particularly in the 1600-2000m domain.

Scott’s Fort Resisted The City Slickers

Scott’s Fort Resisted The City Slickers

The cleverly named and expertly placed Fort Myer held firm for Scott Pedron just over a week ago.

Anderson Does It Again

Anderson Does It Again

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

Street Corner Tip

Street Corner Tip

Back in the day, radio panels previewing upcoming racing would mention that a horse was a “street corner tip”.

Mixed Bags For The Hannahs

Mixed Bags For The Hannahs

Racing’s see-saw was in play on Saturday.

Jockeys And Racegoers In The Pink

Jockeys And Racegoers In The Pink

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.

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The Nanango Race Club will be holding Lee Park’s first race meeting of the year this Saturday, February 16.

Nanango’s Battler Returns To Home Turf

Nanango’s Battler Returns To Home Turf

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

More Wins For Richardson

More Wins For Richardson

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

English’s Deserved Award

English’s Deserved Award

Wondai bred, Nanango based Hannah English is a worthy recipient of this year’s South Burnett Senior Sportsperson of the Year Australia Day award.

Col Would Have Been Delighted

Col Would Have Been Delighted

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.

Wondai Racegoers Beat The Heat

Wondai Racegoers Beat The Heat

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.

Worth Making The Trip To Wondai

Worth Making The Trip To Wondai

Saturday’s Fashion theme for South Burnett Race Club’s meeting is Summer Safari. Interestingly, the latter word is Swahili for journey.

Extra Race Day At Wondai

Extra Race Day At Wondai

South Burnett Race Club has sprung into action to take up the offer to hold an extra race meeting in 2019.

Vale Colin Ryan: 1938-2018

Vale Colin Ryan: 1938-2018

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.

Hot Day Of Racing Action

Hot Day Of Racing Action

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.

Bernborough – Was He The Greatest?

Bernborough – Was He The Greatest?

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.

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The Nanango Race Club will be holding its annual Christmas Race Meeting at the Lee Park Raceway on Sunday, December 2.

Unwrapping The Gifts At Nanango

Unwrapping The Gifts At Nanango

There are two undecided contests in the Burnett To Beach Series to be played out in the Heritage Bank Benchmark (1000m) at Nanango this Sunday, December 2

Battle For Bonuses At Nanango

Battle For Bonuses At Nanango

The prizes for the Burnett to Beach Series will be decided at Lee Park this Sunday, December 2.

Horse’s Name Revives Anzac Memories

Horse’s Name Revives Anzac Memories

The bond between man and horse has found various expressions through the ages.

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