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Oakley Amateur Picnic Races

Oakley Amateur Picnic Race Club

Kooroorinya Race Reserve, Prairie-Muttaburra Road, Prairie

Part of the 2019 TAB Queensland Winter Racing Carnival

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A classic country weekend that is packed with fashion, live entertainment and the ultimate grass fed horse races.

Whether you're there for the horses, kids, competitions or bar, Kooroorinya is certainly a weekend that caters for all.

So invite your friends, tag a mate, share the event, roll a swag and we look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Kooroorinya Races!

Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May 2019.




Get those costumes ready...

All things nautical of the wide seas!

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2019 Bus from Charters Towers/Townsville!

Departing Thursday returning Sunday.

Are you interested in coming to Kooroorinya Races but need a way to get there? Let Linda Wearing know. (Or message the facebook page).

If there is enough interest from families to get boarders home for the weekend or others seeking a way to travel out, then club will offer to subsidise a bus.


The information set out on this event page is correct as at the date of publication and may be subject to further change by Racing Queensland or the event promoter (if Racing Queensland is not the event promoter) in their absolute discretion. Please visit http://www.racingqueensland.com.au/ for the current race calendars. Please check race schedules for final times two days before, race numbers are not final.



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  • WELL DONE BIN CHICKENS! Aside from being wickedly entertaining and mildly good-looking, our 2019 Bin Chickens fundraised over $1,000 for the Melanomaโ€ฆ

  • ๐ŸŒธ Thankyou to our Sponsors ๐ŸŒธ Titley Co. Ella Bache. Donohues. Smith Bros Longreach. Proper Caps. Towers Toys. Retired Car Detailing. Cuisine 2 Goโ€ฆ

  • SAVE THE DATE. Friday 10th & Saturday 11th May 2019.

  • If you haven't already seen this - check it out! A great clip put together by Rapidspin Video Townsville.

  • Another successful Kooroorinya races! Thanks to everyone who attended - it was such a great weekend ๐Ÿ˜€

  • BUS FROM TOWNSVILLE / CHARTERS TOWERS The bus will be leaving Thursday afternoon from Townsville (there will be a couple of pick up points from schools), itโ€ฆ

  • If you haven't seen Peter Roys photos of last weekend --- look up Peter Roys photography. There are some great photos.

  • Arthur Wearing has some booklets left, (it is the first 4 chapters of his book)please contact Arthur if you would like to purchase a copy