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Upgrade on track for Bundaberg Race Club

Bundaberg Race Club is set for a track upgrade after securing a State Government infrastructure grant, generating jobs for local tradies.

Bundaberg part-owners hope for Melbourne Cup glory

Bundaberg couple Brad and Janice Harvey are part owners of Melbourne Cup contender Russian Camelot.

Gardiner aims to stay the course with Cup day form

Champion Bundaberg horse trainer Darryl Gardiner rarely misses out on a winner on Melbourne Cup Day at Thabeban Park.

Opening night at Carina a family affair

Drivers may have taken to Carina track by themselves but that didn’t stop the whole family being involved in the opening night.

Flying Jet flies to Bundaberg Cup triumph

Peter O'Reilly won the richest ever greyhound race run in Bundaberg with Flying Jet taking out the $25,000 winner’s cheque in the Bundaberg Cup final.

Flame burns bright on the drag strip

Childers dynamo Flame Howard scorches down the dragstrip and makes a striking impression with her bright personality wherever she goes.

Ten Taubada's pipped by Elusive Element

Racegoers were left stunned as local champion and heavily backed hot favourite Ten Taubada’s was pipped at the post by rank-outsider Elusive Element in the Bundaberg Gold Cup, on Saturday.

Sporting fixtures resume in hockey and AFL

In Sports Talk this week, columnist Vince Habermann looks at hockey and AFL fixtures starting again, horse racing and greyhound racing.

Bundaberg racing on the national stage

Bundaberg has been in the TAB national racing spotlight with the continuation of greyhounds and four horse meetings so far at Thabeban Park.

Bundaberg connection to Melbourne Cup triumph

As Vow and Declare raced to Melbourne Cup glory there were plenty of locals cheering for the horse which has a strong Bundaberg connection through the Lanskey family.

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