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, withRead more..
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 ofRead more..
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 greatRead more..
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, LoganRead more..
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 thisRead more..