Brisbane Jockeys' Premierships from 1945 to 2010.
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Racing in Queensland 1890-2017
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The 1959 Melbourne Cup went to a New Zealand-bred gelding that was owned in Julia Creek, trained by a former Mackay boy and ridden by a "lucky last minute" South Australian jockey. His name was Macdougal.Find out more
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Sir Albert Sakzewski was the founding chairman and government nominee of the Totalisator Administration Board of Queensland and bred and raced many successful horses over a fifty year period.Find out more
Amberdown was a sensational two-year-old claiming the time-honoured 1916 Stradbroke Handicap.Find out more
A lifelong horse-racing enthusiast, Sir Edward Williams was an active supporter of the Queensland Turf Club for over 46 years. He served as Chairman of the Committee for 11 years and to honour his long service, the Queensland Turf Club instituted the Sir Edward Williams Handicap which had its inaugural running in 1996.Find out more
Bruce McLachlan won his first trainers premiership in 1979 with many great runners that year.Find out more
Magic Millions 2YO Classic results.Find out more
A three times premiership winning jockey in the early to mid-1960s, Arthur Lister was the number one jockey for the powerful Fred Best stable during that period.Find out more
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Rarely has Queensland seen such a tough and consistent mare who not only won 17 of her 37 starts but was second another 12 times as well as a third.Find out more
Graham Dawson profiles Tony Erhart's career as a jockey, trainer and studmaster in 1983.
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Brisbane Jockey Premiership