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.Read more
There have been some great achievements from the many people involved in racing be they trainers, jockeys, owners or anyone associated with racing.
Here you can explore their stories and records and browse through to the others who were involved with them or the horses that they were associated with and contribute your own content on yourself or your friends and family, or your horse.
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.Read more
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Tony Erhart is regarded as a great rider of two-year-olds and is still in the saddle after a career spanning 40 years.
George Moore is not only rated as the greatest jockey to be produced in Queensland but also Australia. Moore also ranks with the world's greatest riders.
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Brisbane trainer Mal Barnes was master to legendary jockeys Darby McCarthy and Larry Olsen and raced Dream King to win the Australia Cup in the fifties.
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.