Star pickets the downfall for Stamford, race meeting moved

Sally Gall
June 13 2024 - 8:00pm
Stamford Race Club secretary Jane McNamara, left, admiring the Stamford Cup with Charlie Hawkins and Brendan McNamara. Picture: Andrea Creagh
Stamford Race Club secretary Jane McNamara, left, admiring the Stamford Cup with Charlie Hawkins and Brendan McNamara. Picture: Andrea Creagh

Changes to licenced venue standards that have ruled out star pickets will see the annual Stamford Races and Community Fun Day moved to Hughenden in early July.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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