Racing News

Duke of Eight

2014 Breeders Plate The first 2YO race held at Callaghan Park has been run and won for 2014. It was a victory for the Jamie McConachy trained Duke of Eight (Duke of Marmalade x Octazure by Octagonal)) who led from barrier to the finish line. The horse looked a picture in the saddling enclosure and […]

2014 Breeders’ Plate

2014 Breeder’s Plate The commencement of the 2015 2YO season is marked in CQ by the running of the Breeder’s Plate this Friday at Callaghan Park. When weights issued there were twelve starters featuring recent trial and jump out winners and placegetters. The race carries prizemoney of $20000 and a QTIS bonus of $12000. If […]

Vale Carly-Mae Pye

Carly-Mae Pye

Vale Carly-Mae Pye There was a lot of emotion surrounding the running of the Carly-Mae Pye Memorial last Saturday at Callaghan Park. Her very close friend, Tracey O’Hara, rode in her britches and in her honour on board Carly-Mae’s last winner for her partner Tim Cook, Zaha Express. Whilst the horse failed to find the […]

A Tribute to Carly-Mae

Every once in a while a special person comes along that you take notice of and admire. Carly Mae Pye was such a person. She was a very talented jockey winning Queensland Non SEQ Apprentice of the Year in 2011 and 2012 and amassing over 200 winners in her far too short career. Two of […]

For Carly-Mae

Racing Queensland has set  a Fund for Carly-Mae Pye, donations can be made to the following account: Name of Bank:  Bank of Queensland BSB:  124001 Account Number:  11 500 777 Account Name:  Butler McDermott Lawyers Trust Account Reference:  Carly-Mae Pye Appeal

Rockhampton Racing 3rd October

This was a great days racing with good sized, even fields and we saw some solid performances. Amongst these were the two sale graduates in Murtle Miss and Stylish Luck. Sunday Saga also ran a fair race and the trainer John Poots has some changes planned for her before she runs again. The Tim Cook […]

River Lad and 2YO Sale Graduate Updates . . .

GROUP TWO GLORY FOR RIVER LAD ? Our most successful sale graduate fronted up in the Gilgai Stakes at Flemington today. River Lad and his trainer Nat McCall took on a strong field over 1200 metres at Flemington. It was a good field, his first time down the straight, his first start in Victoria. But River Lad, his […]

Capricornia Sale Graduates continue to Perform at the Top Level

Myrtle Miss and her Trainer, Tim Cook

Capricornia Yearling Sale graduate Looks Like The Cat was gallant in defeat last Sunday, running second to the highly impressive Rich Enuff in the Group Three Caulfield Guineas Prelude. At present he is holding down third favouritism behind Rich Enuff and the Gai Waterhouse trained Almalad for the Group One Caulfield Guineas to be held […]

Attention: Vendors for 2015 Capricornia Yearling Sale

Our committee would like to thank all of our vendors for their continuing support of our sale and welcome new vendors to our annual event. The past two years have shown that there is a strong local buying bench for our yearlings and we are also increasingly attracting new buyers to our sale. We tried […]