Entertainment

Fashion and fun among winners at picnic races

Kylie Brassell-Dellow wins the open foot race and a weekend away as her Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology workmates egg her on at the Torbanlea Picnic Races.
Kylie Brassell-Dellow wins the open foot race and a weekend away as her Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology workmates egg her on at the Torbanlea Picnic Races. Valerie Horton

MODERN glitz and glamour paired with old-fashioned family fun at the Torbanlea Picnic Races.

Known as the best family day out by a country mile, the action packed event was graced with sunny weather and hundreds of punters.

Stalls, amusements, live entertainment, wood chopping, foot races and novelty events meant there was something for everyone.

Frangipani Fashion of the Field attracted more than 150 entrants, who shared in $2000 worth of prize money.

Organiser Malcolm Chard said it was a good day, with numbers up on last year.

He said a jockey who had a fall was recovering with a collar bone injury.

Next year's races will be held on October 24.

WHAT'S NEWS TODAY

Topics:  fashion, torbanlea, torbanlea picnic races




Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Men splashed by 'croc' while fishing in the Mary River

CARE NEEDED: One of the Mary River crocodiles that has since been relocated to a farm in Rockhampton.

Huge splash makes Maryborough anglers wary.

Tagged tiger shark Maroochy baited and killed on drum line

RESEARCH: A 3m tiger shark called Maroochy was tagged by Ocearch on February 2, 2015. Photo Ocearch

The young shark was tagged in February 2015 by Ocearch.

Claims M’boro transit centre in a ‘disgraceful state’

Pat Phillips says the Lennox St transit centre is in a bad state

Latest deals and offers

Bennett, Langer, Thurston and others talk Cam Smith

Broncos and former QLD coach Wayne Bennett.

Broncos and former QLD coach plus past and present players talk about Cameron...

Barnaby Joyce talks Johnny Depp's dogs in Tweed

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce talks about Johnny Depp's dogs Pistol and Boo...

Billy Slater talks Origin Team

Queensland Origin great Billy Slater.

Queensland Origin great Billy Slater talks about this years team and his return to...

Own Sunshine Coast property? You’re about to make money

UP AND UP: Property owners are likely to win from rent and price increases but tenants and first home buyers might not be so happy. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Good new for property owners, not so good for buyers and tenants.

Sale nears on last large block of land in Coolum

The 43.37ha property on South Coolum Rd has sold.

South Coolum Rd property to be land banked