Terry Butts analyses news from the North Queensland racing scene.
An outback bonanza combining country racing, rodeo and campdraft is fast approaching as the iconic 2017 Twin Hills three-day extravaganza starts Friday September 22 to Sunday September 24.
Ewan Amature Turf Club (EATC) is gearing up for an action packed weekend for the whole family, as they prepare to host the annual Ewan Races on September 21 to 23.
In 1999 the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) first delivered an event to Townsville, 18 consecutive years later the event has put more than a million dollars into the wrangler pockets of cowboys with over 150 000 spectators witnessing over 1600 bulls buck out.
Some of the top campdrafters in North Queensland headed to the small outback town of Richmond, for an action packed weekend.