Close to 10,000 people celebrated 150 years of racing in Townsville during Townsville Cup Day on Saturday. Jockey Ric McMahon had a day to remember after riding Outraged to victory in the Mater Townsville Cup Open and then guiding Executed to a glorious win in the XXXX Gold Cleveland Bay Open.
The record book was rewritten at the eighth annual Hopgood Charolais Bull Sale held on Friday at the Clermont Saleyards with the highest sale average and top price set on the day.
The bush came to the city at the Cairns Show last week when the best of the region's dairy and beef cattle went on show and under the hammer. Lea Coghlan captured some of the action.
Over 100 guests from the northern horticultural industry ventured to Bowen’s Merinda Village Hotel on Friday for a great night of food and fun during the Bowen Gumlu Growers Association (BGGA), annual gala dinner.
The Ville 2YO Classic held at the Townsville Turf Club on Saturday provided spectators with a day filled with excitement on the track.
Bidders were spoiled for choice at the Ag-Grow 2016 Premier Multi-breed Beef Bull Sale held in Emerald Premier Multi-breed Beef Bull Sale on Friday with excellent drafts spanning eight breeds presented by the 19 vendors who took part in the sale.