Phillip Bate analyses news from the Queensland racing scene.
The Warwick Evandale Junior Rodeo gives riders from southern Queensland and interstate the chance to fine tune their form in the lead up to the APRA Junior National Finals at Emerald on June 29-30.
The Callide Valley Show Rodeo has attracted 167 nominations across all eight championship events in the APRA.
All eyes are on south east Queensland as the Australian Professional Rodeo Association calendar kicks off this weekend with Stanthorpe Bulls and Barrels Rodeo on Friday, May 11 at 6.30pm.
The UBET Northern Crowns Series will offer rich bonuses for sprinters and stayers that can win any three of the five nominated races between July and September, across meetings at Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville, Cairns and FNQ Amateurs.