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Spring is officially 16 days away but the breeding season has already well and truly begun. The major studs have sent out their invitations for their upcoming Stallion Parades and Instagram is already awash with gorgeous newly arrived foals. The breeding industry is one I have not had a great...
2017 Toowoomba Carnival of Flower BLOOMING MARVELLOUS! September 15-24, 2017 A kaleidoscope of colour, flavour and thousands and thousands of flowers! Opening weekend is full of live music from Daryl Brathwaite + The Temper Trap + The Paper Kites + The Angels + The Voices + The Diamonds + Boys in the...
Wednesday, 9 August 2017. Charismatic media personality Damien Anthony Rossi – known to his thousands of followers as ‘Mr Hollywood in Oz’ – will join the esteemed judging panel of QT Port Douglas Fashions on the Field (FOTF) at this year’s Cairns Amateurs Carnival. The popular presenter of Channel 7’s iconic lifestyle program, The...
World Arabian Horse Racing Conference, May 4-6, 2017, Marrakesh, Morocco - Festival propels growth of Purebred Arabian racing.   Experts were highly optimistic that the future of Arabian Racing was bright and agreed that much credit for the revival of Arabian horse racing in the recent years was mainly propelled by...
  Phar Lap, a New Zealand-bred horse, remains an enduring institution of the Australasian turf.  He also achieved world fame after winning the Agua Caliente Handicap near Tijuana in Mexico to take his race record to an amazing 37 wins, two seconds and three thirds in 51 starts. Bought for only...
Cairns Amateurs Carnival Ladies Day pays homage to women in racing AUSTRALIA’S only female race caller Victoria Shaw will broadcast a feature race of all-female jockeys at Cairns Amateurs Ladies Day, as the signature opening day program of the Far North’s most iconic racing carnival pays homage to women in...
Do you keep an eye out for races inspo wherever you go? It’s a habit I’ve picked up over the years and it’s a great one to have! I notice anything and everything no matter where I go, knowing that something as simple as a flower or bead could work...
Fashions on the Field is a long, drawn out process. You have to arrive early. Line up to register. Line up for heats (and this can take ages if it’s a popular event). Wait backstage for the finals (this can take longer than waiting in line for the heats!) Line up for your spot...
Horses' Birthday Celebrations To celebrate the Horses’ Birthday, Racing Victoria’s Off the Track program is today throwing an equine party at Geelong Racecourse for more than 50 retired racehorses including Subzero, the gallant grey who won the 1992 Melbourne Cup. August 1st marks the standardised birthday for all horses born...
To celebrate Horses’ Birthday on Tuesday, 1 August 2017, Racing Victoria’s ‘Off the Track’ program will be throwing an equine party at Geelong Racecourse for over 50 retired racehorses including Subzero, the 1992 Melbourne Cup winner. ‘Subbie’ will be joined in Geelong by several of his closest friends including former...