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The Grand Final

The Grand Final

Nanango trainer Brian “Bunny” Laherty had his eye on one of the mini-trophies on the table in Brisbane on Wednesday for almost the entire barrier-draw period for the Battle of the Bush

Nanango’s Classic Connection

Nanango’s Classic Connection

With the 2019 Queensland Derby going to Mr Quickie on Stradbroke Day, it is timely to recall that the Burnett had a slice of the early classics staged in colonial days.

Bush Battle Countdown Begins

Bush Battle Countdown Begins

Barcaldine hosted the final southern heat of the Battle of the Bush Series on Stradbroke Day, and things will rapidly heat up from here.

Grants To Aid Local Race Clubs

Grants To Aid Local Race Clubs

Three South Burnett race clubs will receive a total of $150,000 from the State Government for new infrastructure.

Pearler Of A Day At Lee Park

Pearler Of A Day At Lee Park

Although Darling Downs hoop Shannon Apthorpe booted home Speedy and Classic Beau to open Nanango’s bumper autumn program last month, the females were soon to the fore.

Crowds Roll In For Bush Battle

Crowds Roll In For Bush Battle

Nanango hoop Hannah Phillips may not be taking home Lee Park’s jockey premiership this year, but on Saturday she took out something even better.

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The Nanango Race Club will be wrapping up its 2018-19 racing season this weekend with its Autumn Race Meeting.

High Stakes Combat At Nanango

High Stakes Combat At Nanango

Saturday’s round of the Battle Of The Bush Series at Lee Park is shaping up to be as gripping as last year’s edition.

Josh Was High On The Irons

Josh Was High On The Irons

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

Punters Throw Caution To The Winds

Punters Throw Caution To The Winds

Organisers and racegoers were blown away by this year’s Burrandowan Races … quite literally.

Full Fields For Burrandowan Picnic Races

Full Fields For Burrandowan Picnic Races

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.

Excitement Is Tracking On Course

Excitement Is Tracking On Course

The final events on the South Burnett’s April racing agenda at Nanango and Wondai summed up the degree of exhilaration generated by the Easter and Anzac Day action.

Big Crowd Turns Out For Legacy

Big Crowd Turns Out For Legacy

South Burnett Race Club officials breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday when big crowds turned out at Wondai Racecourse for the annual Anzac Day meeting.

Wilson Confirmed As RQ Chairman

Wilson Confirmed As RQ Chairman

The State Government has confirmed the make up of the new Racing Queensland board, which will include at least one new face from May 1.

Easter Bunny Salutes At Nanango

Easter Bunny Salutes At Nanango

The bar ran out of champagne, 70 kilos of chips were cooked … by any measure, Nanango’s Easter Race meeting on Saturday was a huge success

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.

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