The Best Races Are in Country Places
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Gympie Turf Club - 100 Club Membership into the Gympie Turf Club's exclusive 100 Club are now available, but only for a limited time! Membership is a fantastic way for your business to grow, reach new audiences, and network with other local organisations. Only 100 memberships are sold in the 100 Club, which means every member is guaranteed a prize of a sponsorship package of unsurpassed value to your business. The minimum prize package is valued at $1,000. First prize winner will receive a fantastic prize pacakge, including 7 nights accommodation for 2 people at the Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, as well as the naming rights to the prestigious 100 Club Cup Race Day! Contact us today to secure your spot! Goldrush Three Cup Challenge Winner Deagon trainer, Pat Duff trained his second Gympie Cup winner after a break of 48 years when warm favourite, Fasta than Light delighted the big Cup crowd in sweeping to a convincing win in the $20,000 River Junction Gympie Cup over 1,600m. Pat, who also collected the $5,000 trainers bonus as the winner of the Three Cups Gold Rush Challenge conducted by the GTC won the Gympie Cup in 1968 with Gympie owned Papilloma. The Gympie Cup win was not without drama as Toowoomba apprentice, Hannah English, who was down to ride Fasta than Light, was injured when dislodged from her horse in race 2 and was in hospital for observation when the Cup was run. Pat Duff requested to be allowed to replace Hannah with a senior rider as Fasta than Light needed an experienced jockey. The best possible replacement rider for a front runner was sitting in the jockeys room - Cyril Small. Cyril won fame for numerous winning efforts on champion front runner Vo Rogue. As expected Small rated the $1.95 favourite perfectly in the lead over...

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