Boom apprentice Zac Purton's winter carnival fortunes took another nosedive when a Kilcoy smash yesterday forced him out of today's Queensland Guineas-Sir Byrne Hart Stakes meeting at Eagle Farm.
Champion one-armed woodchopper Nicholas Fredriksen capped the best year of his life yesterday when he carried the Paralympic torch on its journey through Brisbane. The 15-year-old from Kilcoy, west of Brisbane, led the chants of ``Aussie, Aussie, Aussie - Oi Oi Oi" with a busload of torch-
Omens point to the tough veteran Castletown adding to his already imposing metric two-mile record in today's $320,000 Brisbane Cup at Eagle Farm, according to New Zealand trainer Paddy Busuttin. "His half brother (Sam McGuire) won Friday's Kilcoy Cup and I got away with a listed race..read more
SOMETIMES when he looks back at his life, Len Pottinger thinks the happiest part of it was right at the start. The family was all together, living in Jimna, a speck on the map up in the mountains from Kilcoy , in Queensland. Then they..read more
SIR: It's a pity people like Fred Allen (Letters, October 8) aren't as efficient in 1992 as our soldiers - my father, the founder of the Kilcoy Meatworks, among them - were in 1942-45. The Kilcoy meatworks is not owned by the Japanese. Japanese client firms have..read more