Multiple Brisbane Trainers' Premiership winners
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Racing in Queensland 1890-2017
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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
The Ron Maund trained super mare had a huge heart which endeared her to racing fans across the nation.Find out more
Picnic in the Park earned recognition as equal first in Australian history for number of wins in one season along side Top Ace by winning 21 races during the 1984-1985 season.Find out more
Consular, whose career highlights included winning the 2003 Goldmarket and being runner-up to Thorn Park in the 2004 Stradbroke Hcp (1400m) at Eagle Farm had a long and solid career with 16 wins from 84 starts.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
Keith Noud was the voice of racing in Brisbane since he first faced the microphone in 1937 and called over 45,000 races in his career.Find out more
Magic Millions 2YO Classic results.Find out more
Norm Stephens picked up the nickname "Whopper" as a tiny apprentice but was a top jockey in Brisbane for more than 30 years.Find out more
Brian has worked as an engineer on totalisator systems at the Brisbane racetracks for 32 years coming to Brisbane with the first on course computer totalisators.Find out more
Graham Cook rode at least 2000 winners during his career including six Queensland Guineas winners.Find out more
In the by gone era, before the massive entertainment options available to people today, race meetings were a huge social event and attracted tens of thousands to race courses all over Queensland. Ladies days were very popular.
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Brisbane Jockey Premiership