2012 Australia Post Stawell Gift Day 1
All Photos © Shane Goss - The Licorice Gallery
The colourful Victoria Mitchell competing in the Official Supporters Club Stawell Frontmarkers 1600m handicap
Craig Harris from Blackburn takes out the Official Supporters Club Frontmarkers 1600m handicap on day one
Richard Welsh breaks into a song with the colour kids at Stawell.
Pre heats favourite Matthew Wiltshire (yellow) strides towards a win in his heat of the Gift
Australian Olympian John Steffensen was flying and duly won his heat of the Gift
Action from the Waacks' Bakery Stawell Backmarkers 1600m Handicap on day one
Jamaican Michael Frater go through to the semi finals despite not winning his heat.
Action from the Waacks' Bakery Stawell Backmarkers 1600m Handicap.
Josh Tiu was the fastest in the Gift heats
There are plenty of stars at the 2012 Australia Post Stawell Gift carnival.
The Driscoll, Mcillree and Dickinson Fashions on the Field parade has become a favourite of the Stawell Gift carnival
The winners from the fashions on the field with Driscoll, Mcillree and Dickinson representative Gary Driscoll (far left)