South Burnett Race Club has sprung into action to take up the offer to hold an extra race meeting in 2019.
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.
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.
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.
The Nanango Race Club will be holding its annual Christmas Race Meeting at the Lee Park Raceway on Sunday, December 2.
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
The prizes for the Burnett to Beach Series will be decided at Lee Park this Sunday, December 2.
The bond between man and horse has found various expressions through the ages.
When it comes to securing a slot in the $70,000 Country Cups Challenge Final, the situation remains as uncertain for Still The Same as it was soon after the running of the Kumbia Cup
There was some sizzling action – and the weather was pretty warm, too – at Kumbia’s annual “Flemington In The Bush” Cup Day races on Tuesday.
The Kumbia Race Club will be holding its popular Melbourne Cup race meeting this Tuesday, November 6.
The fields for Tuesday’s gala day at Kumbia are exceptional in size with 67 acceptances, including 12 reserves, representing an average of more than 13 runners per race.
The deeds of the players involved in Cloud’s victory in last Saturday’s Roy and Glenis Radunz Wondai Cup are noteworthy.
Racegoers enjoyed perfect Spring weather at Wondai’s annual Caulfield Cup meeting on Saturday.
As expected, the South Burnett Race Club’s card for Saturday has drawn plenty of hopefuls. Candidates from Charleville, Miles, the Downs, Gympie, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane will keep punters and bookies on their toes
Wondai Race Club will be holding its annual Caulfield Cup race meeting – always one of its biggest meetings of the year – at the Wondai Racecourse on Saturday (October 20)
Sunshine Coast jockey Jason Hoopert – whose career kicked off in Wondai – has a clearance to return to the saddle
The 2018 renewal of the Wondai Cup on October 20 coincides as usual with the running of the Caulfield Cup, the first leg of the time-honoured double that the Melbourne Cup completes
One aspect of thoroughbred racing in this State that has stood the test of time is the beneficial impacts of its winter climate.
The three South Burnett race meetings that run in the October-December period will all be participating in one or two of the upcoming special series being staged on rural racecourses.
The pair of winners that Glenn Richardson saddled up and Hannah English partnered at last weekend’s Nanango Race Club meeting have interesting links with the past.
A surfeit of local events meant crowds were down slightly at Nanango Race Club’s annual Spring Races on Saturday.
Fancy investing $400 and grossing a cool $100,115? Canid and his camp headed by buyer and trainer Glenn Richardson have reached that milestone
The month of August ushered in the new racing year. It also marked the fifth anniversary of the death of Brian Ogilvie, one of last century’s foremost bookmakers.