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Welcome to the Queensland History of Racing website
We hope you will enjoy browsing through the varied and colourful past of the racing industry and return to the site again and again.
Racing in Queensland 1890-2018
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Speed machine who ran an Australian record for 800 metres when he won the Dalby Lightning. He won the San Domenico Stakes and AJC 2003-2004 Challenge Stakes.Find out more
The Ron Maund trained super mare had a huge heart which endeared her to racing fans across the nation.Find out more
Deagon racecourse is a full time training facility and head quarters of Racing Queensland. It also now hosts yearly picnic races.Find out more
Mary Dixon was Oak Park Race Club secretary for 28 years.Find out more
Veteran grey St Basil threw off his tag as one of racing's unluckiest horses when he produced a sizzling finishing burst to win the $1 million Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm in 2005.Find out more
Magic Millions 2YO Classic results.Find out more
The Kruger brothers ran the famous Lyndhurst Stud which they saved from the brink in the late 1950s.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
Won his first race, an Eagle Farm maiden, on the same day as the later Caulfield Cup winner Basha Fleika in 1951. Almost all of Carioca’s racing was in Sydney where he developed a great affinity with champion jockey Billy Cook.Find out more
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