picnic races


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picnic races

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(Horse Racing) Austral horse races for amateur riders held in rural areas
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He became a good stock horse and eventually, with calm training, was fit enough to run successfully at the local picnic races.
Each illustration contains a small green frog it is fun to locate and some terms like Strapper and Picnic Races are explained in a brief glossary.
Recent notable events include the Lock Cup picnic races and the 20/20 Challenge exhibition cricket match organised by the Eyre Peninsula and Port Adelaide Cricket clubs.
It is a day of outdoor activities such as rodeos, picnic races and surf carnivals.
Critical in the enshrinement phase of Lal Lal Falls is the Lal Lal picnic races. This phase began in 1885 when a branch railway line was opened from the Lal Lal station that went directly to the racecourse.
In 1911, for example, special trains took 1303 individuals to the Lal Lal picnic races (Bate 1993:152).