Media Release


The 139th running of the Powercor Stawell Gift – Australia’s greatest footrace – starts tomorrow in the north-west Victorian town of Stawell. More  than 6000 tickets have been been pre-sold via Ticketek. Three days of racing culminate in the iconic Powercor Stawell Gift and the Change Our Game Women’s Gift, with

Hana Basic – Australia’s current fastest 100m female athlete to run at Stawell

Visitors to the Powercor Stawell Gift this weekend will get the chance to see the current Australian number 1 ranked women’s sprinter compete on the grass on Easter Monday.  Hana Basic will join the Furphy Chris Perry Memorial Backmarkers Invitation Handicap 120m, a traditionally hotly contested race made up of

Matt Hill to Call 2021 Powercor Stawell Gift

Punters on-site and tuning into the Powercor Stawell Gift livestream at the weekend may hear a familiar voice – that of legendary horse racing caller Matthew Hill. Matt is well known for calling horse races like the Melbourne Cup, but he’s equally at home “providing the soundtrack to many great

An update from the Victorian Government regarding Covid-19 in Greater Brisbane

Victoria designated the greater Brisbane area of Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Redlands, Logan, Ipswich, Stradbroke Island and Bribie Island a COVID Red Zone under Victoria’s ‘traffic light’ travel permit system from 6pm, Monday 29 March. Anyone currently in Victoria who was in Greater Brisbane (City of Brisbane, City of Ipswich, Logan

Training partners make for good friends and shared success

Zoe Neale and Taylah Perry are good friends and both are in the mix for the Change Our Game Women’s Gift following their impressive one-two at the Ballarat Gift. They share the experience of being in a Stawell Gift final and each would be thrilled to go one better this