Cheryl Rogers touched by rodeo turn out

Cheryl went back to jockeying two years ago, but was since diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Bucking bulls and wild broncos are not for the faint of heart, but the true fighter behind the Bulls and Barrels Charity Rodeo last weekend was Cheryl Rogers. A crowd of over 600 kicked up the dust at Bassett Park to show their support for the respected local jockey and trainer diagnosed with … [Read more...]

Cuts to country racing a fear for rural communities

LNP kicks up dust with fears over funding cuts for country races in Queensland.

Concerns for the future of country racing are circulating faster than Phar Lap, since the Labor government dodged questions about funding during last week’s Estimates Hearings. Shadow Minister for Sport and Racing, Jann Stuckey, has expressed concerns that the racing industry will suffer if the … [Read more...]