Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

True Calliope Christmas

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

True Calliope Christmas

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Byline: Heather Jensen Calliope

Boxing Day Races

THE annual Boxing Day races will be held on December 26 at the Calliope Racecourse, Racecourse Road Calliope.

The five race meeting will include the 98th running of the Calliope Gold Cup, sponsored by the Calliope Rural Traders and the Ivan Bode Memorial Trophy for the most successful jockey.

The other four races of the day will be sponsored by Landmark, Homemakers Furniture and Bedding, Brendan Barlow Excavations and the Diggers Arms Hotel.

The first race will start at 1:30pm.

Hot FM will also be a sponsor of the day.

Other attractions on the day will be Fashions on the Field (two sections) one for the juniors and one for the seniors, the most outstanding hat will be chosen.

These sections are sponsored by Mandy's Hairworks, Gladstone and Limestone Clothing, Calliope.

Four lucky book draws of $25 will be held during the afternoon.

A jumping castle will be at the grounds for the kids. …

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