The central role in village life of the post office in the local shop is conveyed with a deft touch, and Billy Button
the mustard keen telegraph boy is a delightful hero.
Yellow was infused everywhere from Billy button
flowers to the bridesmaids' shoes and the groomsmen's ties.
Racegoers will be entertained with a range of attractions including musical performances from Irish folk group The Old Melbourne Road Band, DJ Billy Buttons
, and Ballarat group The Shorts.
and his younger brother, Clyde, are the only Button men to have survived that war.
Complementing the bride's ensemble was a hand-tied bouquet of yellow roses, Freesias, billy buttons
, and cushion mums.
Earlier this year, at Kempton, Bill and Shirley Robins had a rare winner when Billy Buttons
, trained by Andrew Balding, won a small race, but during the 1990s they were prominent owners, particularly of jumpers, including Mighty Mogul, Wonder Man, Silver Wedge and Danny Harrold.
Flores Del Sol is run by a floral designer who makes moss "comfort gardens" in wooden holders ($65) and vivid preserved bouquets with woodsy-looking finds like yellow billy buttons
and green fiddleheads ($45).
None gave them more pleasure than the latest to be added to the list in Billy Buttons
, as the giant grey is homebred and was raised by the owners' stud manager John Kirby, who died last year.