Ipswich Cup spirit

Ipswich Cup spirit

Over 20,000 racegoers revelled in the Channel Seven Ipswich Cup celebrations last Saturday. Ipswich Turf Club General Manager Brett Kitching said the community of Ipswich was treated to perfect weather, quality racing and entertainment at this year’s event. “The community again displayed excellent behaviour in another show of spirit and pride in our city,” Brett said. “The Queensland Police Service again confirmed a minimum of incidents with just two arrests across the...

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IPSWICH CUP: 20,074 people and only two arrests

IPSWICH CUP: 20,074 people and only two arrests

AMONG more than 20,000 people sharing 150,000 drinks among them, only two people had a run in with police at the Ipswich Cup on Saturday. Organisers were bracing themselves for what they anticipated would be a 20,000-strong crowd and they weren’t far off with the final gate tally coming in at 20, 074. Ipswich Turf Club general manager Brett Kitching said arrests on Ipswich Cup day had been declining over the past decade, and there had been only two arrests at each...

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Strong nominations for Ipswich Cup race day

Strong nominations for Ipswich Cup race day

Racing Queensland has received 206 nominations for Saturday’s Channel Seven Ipswich Cup meeting at Bundamba, with a range of quality horses set to line up across the day. On a day that includes a race bearing her name, Gai Waterhouse and co-trainer Adrian Bott’s Ecuador headlines nominations for the $180,000 Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Two-time Group 1 winner Lucky Hussler headlines what shapes to be a cracking City of Ipswich Eye Liner (1350m), which is also...

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BEFORE AND AFTER: Six Ipswich Cup fashion transformations

BEFORE AND AFTER: Six Ipswich Cup fashion transformations

THERE are less than two weeks left to get outfits ready for the Ipswich Cup. While some punters are dressing to impress and ticking all the fashions on the field criteria, others opt for a more relaxed race day look. Fashions on the field sponsors Riverlink Shopping Centre have the perfect pieces for men and women who don’t mind breaking a few winter racing fashion rules. A splash of maroon, some specific accessories and luxe navy brocade where the winning touches on...

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Made to measure

Made to measure

It’ll be a made to measure outfit for Jodie Caruana who will be attending the Channel Seven Ipswich Cup for the 16th time. The 37-year-old who also features on the promotional billboard has been planning her outfit for the last four months. “I love getting together the winter race wear. This year I’m leaning towards wearing a skirt and top with a fascinator but there are so many options,” Jodie said. “I generally get my outfits made with one key goal – to be...

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