1st & 2nd September 2006
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Birdsville Race Club
From the President
Since 1882 local residents, horses, riders, families and friends have gathered in Birdsville for a two day race meeting.
Even in 2004 the spirit of this annual gathering has not changed except that the meeting has now evolved and grown into an internationally recognised major outback event.
Every year, with the generous financial support from our sponsors and visitors to the race meeting, the local race club committee, it's members and a dedicated group of volunteers work towards and plan for a successful and profitable meeting.
The committee recognises the importance of our sponsors and appreciates their continued support.
Infrastructure development for both trainers and visitors is a priority for the race club. In 2004, we completed the three year project to provide partial shade to all overnight horse stalls for trainers. In addition we have been able to supply the bookmakers and race visitors much needed shelter from the sun courtesy of a 1300 square metre shed. The race club is now working diligently towards improving the facilities for jockeys, stewards, judges, and media as well as a continual upgrade of the on course audio facilities. These projects are due for completion in early 2005.
Funds raised assist the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the Birdsville Clinic in providing medical care to residents living in and visitors to the region.
The Birdsville Race Club Committee can be contacted via the Wirrarri
Staff and volunteers
The Birdsville Race Club wishes to acknowledge the many staff and volunteers who assist in making the races the great success that it is. Many staff involved have travelled more than 1000km's to offer their services.
If you would like to volunteer your services to help out during the race weekend then click here
Executive Committee as above
Race Day Officials 2004
Who we benefit
The health of the residents in and visitors to the Birdsville region remains the number one priority for the race club. Raising funds for the provision of medical services to the region was the primary reason for the establishment of the races in 1882 and funds raised continue to support the Royal Flying Doctor Service: