Archive for 2012

Tiu good, Josh fastest qualifier for Gift semis

An engineering student, a school teacher and an AFL boundary umpire have produced the three fastest heat times of the 131st edition of the Australia Post Stawell Gift. The Gift field is one of the closest in recent years, with only 0.15 seconds separating the ten fastest winning heat times

Wiltshire and Cowley the early favourites at $3

The 131st edition of the iconic Australia Post Stawell Gift commences today at Central Park, Stawell. 145 athletes will contest the heats of the 120m Gift ahead of the semi-finals and final on Easter Monday. With $40,000 on the line for the winner, athletes from across Australia and as far

Winning weekend for Melissa Breen

Australian 100m champion Melissa Breen was winning on and off the track at the 2012 Australia Post Stawell Gift – not only did she win the State of Victoria Strickland Family Women’s Gift 120m but she also took out the coveted Driscoll, McIllree & Dickinson Fashions on the Field title on

Riseley headlines Retravision Herb Hedemann mile field

Jeff Riseley, Australian third fastest man ever at 1500 metres, headlines the field for Monday’s Retravision Herb Hedemann Invitation Mile at the Australia Post Stawell Gift. Not surprisingly, the 25-year-old from Harkaway in Melbourne’s east has been allocated the scratch mark, from which he will give up to 110 metres

All set for Gift Glory

The track has been measured, the hallowed Central Park turf has been manicured to perfection and a stellar cast has been assembled for the 131st running of Australia’s richest and most prestigious footrace – the Australia Post Stawell Gift. On Easter Monday at 2:45pm, one lucky runner will take home