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2011 – Williams leaves Gift runners ham strung

Queensland beach sprinter Mitch Williams has survived a torn hamstring in the final metres of the 2011 Australia Post Stawell Gift to hold on and win the $40,000 major prize purse in a thrilling finish at Central Park today. In what was the most open final’s field in recent years,

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Fashionistas take centre stage

The Grampians Estate bubbly flowed freely and a touch of glamour once again featured at Central Park in the 2011 Driscoll, McIllree & Dickinson Fashions on the Field. Stawell local Caitlin Cooper was crowned the winner, awarded the Billie Jo Peterson memorial sash, $1000 first prize and a bottle of

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2010 – Burbidge bags $40,000 booty

Canberra sprinter Tom Burbidge has won the 2010 Australia Post Stawell Gift in emphatic style at Central Park today. Starting off 8.75m, the 25-year-old dominated the race from the gun, quickly gathering in his frontmarkers for an impressive victory in 12.01 seconds. A mid-race challenge came from South Australian Dale

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2009 – Stubbs storms home in Shirvo’s shoes

Eighteen-year-old beach sprinter Aaron Stubbs is $40,000 richer after taking out the 128th edition of the Australia Post Stawell Gift. Wearing shoes sent to him back in 2003 by five-time Australian 100m champion Matt Shirvington, Stubbs blitzed the field from the gun and quickly gathered in the front markers. The pre-race

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2008 – Tousles and tumbles at Central Park

Central Park witnessed it all this Easter for the Australia Post Stawell Gift with fierce tousles, spectacular tumbles and tight finishes highlighting a thrilling distance program. Pre-race favourite Sam Jamieson stormed to a convincing two metre win in the 127th Australia Post Stawell Gift.  The 21-year-old recently left his long

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