Coronavirus has caused the postponement of the Capricornia Yearling Sales, which were to be held this weekend.
Ken Russell was a household name in Australian racing before his death in 1993 and Monto remembers him and his dad.
The Somerset Regional Council and Racing Queensland have acted on government advice to postpone or limit access to several key events.
Tough three-year-old filly Lepreezy could be a real force in the $300,000 QTIS Jewel at the Gold Coast on March 14.
Few runners bound for the Charters Towers races on March 7 will boast a history to match Master Agar.
Ex-jockey Wayne Baker was a regular winner at Chinchilla in his riding days but is yet to land his first win there as a trainer.
Race meetings at Blackall and Cairns have been rescheduled after rain events left respective tracks unsuitable for racing.