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Cairns Amateurs Carnival Ladies Day pays homage to women in racing AUSTRALIA’S only female race caller Victoria Shaw will broadcast a feature race of all-female jockeys at Cairns Amateurs Ladies Day, as the signature opening day program of the Far North’s most iconic racing carnival pays homage to women in...
Do you keep an eye out for races inspo wherever you go? It’s a habit I’ve picked up over the years and it’s a great one to have! I notice anything and everything no matter where I go, knowing that something as simple as a flower or bead could work...
Fashions on the Field is a long, drawn out process. You have to arrive early. Line up to register. Line up for heats (and this can take ages if it’s a popular event). Wait backstage for the finals (this can take longer than waiting in line for the heats!) Line up for your spot...
Horses' Birthday Celebrations To celebrate the Horses’ Birthday, Racing Victoria’s Off the Track program is today throwing an equine party at Geelong Racecourse for more than 50 retired racehorses including Subzero, the gallant grey who won the 1992 Melbourne Cup. August 1st marks the standardised birthday for all horses born...
To celebrate Horses’ Birthday on Tuesday, 1 August 2017, Racing Victoria’s ‘Off the Track’ program will be throwing an equine party at Geelong Racecourse for over 50 retired racehorses including Subzero, the 1992 Melbourne Cup winner. ‘Subbie’ will be joined in Geelong by several of his closest friends including former...
Friday, 21 July 2017. National Fashions on the Field (FOTF) icon Angela Menz is set to raise the style stakes of the Far North’s biggest racing and fashion event with her appointment as 2017 Cairns Amateurs Carnival Ambassador. The renowned milliner and designer is known at race tracks across Australia...
Victoria Shaw developed a love of horses at the age of three when her family took her to a park where there were Shetland pony rides. In 1975 they moved to a property in Sassafras in the Dandenong ranges on the Eastern outskirts of Melbourne.

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