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May 2009 ISSUE 4

Women in R ACI NG


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Women in RACING Magazine PO Box 1378 Paradise Point Qld 4216 Suite 3, Level 1, Paradise Chambers 2 Grice Ave, Paradise Point Qld 4216 Phone (07) 5564 2055 Facsimile (07) 5564 2056 Email cm@impressionsmedia.com.au Managing Director/Editor Cathryn Meredith Advertising Nikki Hartshorne Graphic Designer Graham Hankin Production Sarah Bidmead Administration Graham Lloyd Beauty Editor Wendy Ward Contributors: Jenny Campbell-Bartels, Kerrie Simpson Photographers: Ross Stevenson, Aldwyn Altuney, Jenny Campbell-Bartels Front Cover: 2008 Brisbane Winter Carnival (by Ross Stevenson) Women in RACI NG Magazine can not ensure that the advertisements appearing in this magazine comply absolutely with the Trade Practices Act and other consumer legislation. It is the responsibility of the advertiser and/or supplier of the materials and copy to ensure compliance with all legal requirements. Women in RACING Magazine reserves the right to refuse an advertisement without attributing any reason for such refusal. Women in RACING Magazine does not accept responsibility for incorrect information appearing in such advertisements. All original material as to text and/or photography remains the property of Women in RACING Magazine. Contributions, including the contributor’s name and address, are welcomed by this magazine and should be addressed to the Editor, Women in RACING Magazine, PO Box 1378, Paradise Point, Qld. 4216. All manuscripts, photographs and illustrations must be accompanied by a self-addressed return envelope with sufficient postage stamps (including registered certified mail if required). Women in RACING Magazine does not accept responsibility for lost or damaged material. Allow several weeks for notification. All dates and information, correct at time of printing. Printed April, 2009.

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From The Editor Profile Jo Mckinnon Gold Coast Turf Club Women in Racing Inc Prime Minister’s Cup Luncheon 2008 Queensland’s Winter Racing Carnival Eagle Farm Fashions on the Field Ladies to Flock to Biggest Day of Carnival The XXXX Gold Weetwood Handicap Sunshine Coast Turf Club New Releases from Surreal Jewellery Queensland Breeders’ and Tattersall’s Racing Club Winter Stakes Women in Racing Inc Magic Millions Luncheon 2009 Fashion Feature Millinery Feature Travel Feature Women in Racing Inc Pre-Melbourne Cup Luncheon 2008 Owning a Racehorse Horsetalk Thoroughbred Tax Consultants Girls Day out Race Day Winter Race Calendar Finance Feature Beauty Feature

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FROM THE

Women in RACING is published on a seasonal

basis ( 3times per annum) and offers exclusive and highly targeted access to members of the

the parties, carnivals and fashion

leading thoroughbred horse racing clubs around

on the field. We bring you the latest

Australia.

fashion collections and milliners’

Women in RACING is a magazine for those

designs, which this season are

who enjoy the best of what racing life has to

simply amazing.

offer – from fashion and cars to food, wine,

The Queensland Winter Racing Carnival has

hotels, art and collectibles, winning horses and

is an extraordinary exciting time not only for

people – lots of people, from the stylish to the

Queenslanders but for the entire country.

Visit the exciting fashion stores we have profiled

outrageous – from the well known to the not

The cream of the racing crop comes to enjoy

in our fabulous fashion feature. Have an exclusive

so well known – who have made the world of

Queensland’s sunny winter and vies to win the

outfit designed by the two fabulous guys from

racing their passion.

top race titles.

Kennedy & Forbes or simply buy one from their

As well as seeking to inform women of the

The QWRC heralds many time-honoured

extensive range of timeless, lightweight fabrics

attractions and machinations of a fascinating

events including Queensland’s grandest and

and designs. Visit the Melbourne store of D’Italia

industry, we capture the characters and spirit of

richest race day – the Stradbroke Handicap on

for unique racewear, or purchase one of the

the people who make the horse racing world a

Saturday 6th June.

many designer outfits from Covers’ latest Sensu

colourful, dynamic landscape. The social realm is equally important. We present the pick of

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The Gold Coast Turf Club will once again host

collection.

the Prime Minister’s Cup on May 2nd. Toowomba

For fabulous headwear visit Dale Olsson’s

Turf Club is celebrating the opening of the new

The Hat Box, and she will help you style the

synthetic track with the Weetwood Carnival

correct headwear to your outfit. The Hat Box

and Toowomba Cup on July 11th. The Ipswich

carries designs from Australia’s top milliners,

Turf Club will host one of the biggest events of

or call Karen Valentine for an exclusive made-

this year’s carnival, the 2009 Ipswich Cup Day

to-measure piece. To finish your outfit, Eleni at

on June 13th. The Caloundra Turf Club’s 2009

Shoes on Chevron has the latest collections of

Ladies Oaks Day will be held on Friday 29th

bags and shoes that will accessorise and put

May and the Caloundra Cup Carnival will be on

the finishing touch to your outfit.

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28th June. The QLD

We have also covered some smart investing

Breeders’ and Tattersall’s Racing Club Winter

ideas and how you can easily maximize your

Stakes will be held on Saturday 20th June at

tax benefits in the thoroughbred industry. We

Eagle Farm. The 2009 Queensland Racing

have also featured some of the latest beauty

Industry Awards will be hosted at the Sofitel

and skin care trends.

Brisbane on Saturday evening August 15th.

We hope you enjoy this issue of Women in

With the cooler days upon us it gives us a greater

RACING and remember, Get up, Get dressed

scope in the fashion department and what

and Go Racing!

fabulous variety we have to choose from this season. Luxurious heavy satins, silk shantung and taffetas, gorgeous embellishments and outstanding headwear.

Cathryn Meredith


Jo Mckinnon Profile

Jo Mckinnon is currently Marketing Manager

for Aushorse – a company funded by Australia’s thoroughbred breeders and charged with the responsibility of marketing and promoting the Australian thoroughbred both locally and internationally. Jo also works at Australia’s major thoroughbred race meetings as a commentator for Channel Nine’s Wide World of Sports alongside Simon O’Donnell, Cameron Williams and Emma Freedman.

Backg ro u n d Jo Mckinnon was formerly the Public Affairs Manager for the Moonee Valley Racing Club in Melbourne – home of the $3 million Tatts Cox Plate. She was in charge of the promotion of

Jo is the guest speaker of the Women In Racing Luncheon at Horizons at the Sheraton Mirage on May 1st

Australasia’s weight-for-age championship plus night racing and many of the club’s other major activities throughout the racing season.

was also a regular panelist on Sky’s flagship

Jo secured a number of major sponsorships

program Racing Retro. Jo won various major

for the club and was involved in the biggest

media awards including a National Award for

sponsorship deal ever done by the club when

Best Coverage of the Golden Slipper.

Tatt’s joined in 2006.

Before joining Sky Jo worked as a sports reporter

Prior to joining the MVRC Jo was a presenter

and presenter on Network Ten (Melbourne) and

with Australia’s national racing broadcaster

started her career as a cadet journalist with the

Sky Channel. Jo travelled to race meetings

Herald and Weekly Times in Melbourne where

throughout Australia as a trackside host and

she became a graded journalist.

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Gold Coast Turf Club

The Gold Coast Turf Club is well-known as one

rooms for intimate functions to The Dome which

of Australia’s busiest racecourses with racing

can cater for up to 1,000 people. The Club’s

every Saturday and over 600 horses training

function facilities are also constantly upgraded

every morning.

to provide the ultimate in patron comfort.

As host to the famous Conrad Jupiters Magic

Its premier room, the Board Room, has recently

Millions carnival in January and Carlton Draught

been released to the public to hold functions

Prime Minister’s Cup in May, the Club is one of

of up to 200 guests. Located on Level 2 it has

the country’s premier venues.

uninterrupted views of the track and Surfers

Catering for 50 to 1,000 guests, the Club also

Paradise skyline.

hosts school formals, training sessions, product

For an exclusive opportunity to mingle with

launches, award nights, networking breakfasts

VIP’s, the Directors’ Lounge is available for

and weddings.

individuals and groups. The Lounge is the hub

Gold Coast Turf Club presents a range of unique corporate or private function options – a topflight combination of fine dining in first class function rooms. The facilities range from smaller

of excitement for winning owners and trainers on racedays who celebrate alongside sponsors, media and the Club’s Directors. Set inside the Mounting Yard and opposite the

U PCO M I NG FEATURE RACEDAY AT TH E GO LD COAST TURF CLU B

2009 Melbourne Cup Tuesday 3 November Gates open 9am winning post, guests can indulge in sumptuous canapés and premium beverages with all the action just a few short metres away. To further its recent improvements, the Functions Department is excited to announce the launch of a new dining experience, Skyline Gold. Located on a private level in the prestigious Skyline Restaurant, guests can experience live racing action in its finest style. Skyline Gold seating can be arranged in groups of six or eight with each table hosting a private LCD screen. The new dining alternative includes private wait service, an exquisite range of gourmet delicacies, a premium beverage package, racecourse entry and racebooks. Sip on a glass of champagne, take in the stunning Surfers Paradise skyline and enjoy the best action the Gold Coast has to offer. If you would like further details on the Gold  Coast  Turf Club or its function and catering options please call 07 5538 1599, email functions@goldcoastturf.com.au or visit www.goldcoastturf.com.au

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Friends.Fun.Glamour.Excitement. Style.

Raceday Experience

Dining, Corporate, Private Functions & Feature Raceday’s Experience the thrill of live racing action in style from one of the Club’s versatile function rooms. Treat your clients or friends to the ultimate day out in the Directors’ Lounge, set inside the Mounting Yard or overlook Surfers Paradise skyline from the Skyline Mezzanine or Skyline Gold.

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Exhibitions, Meetings, Gala Dinners, Seminars & Weddings Our event professionals will create the perfect atmosphere and leave a lasting impression on your guests. Think outside the square for your next function. Our facilities range from smaller rooms for intimate seminars through to large areas which can cater for up to 1,000 people.

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Prime Minister’s Cup

S h e ra t on

M irag e

Women in Racing Inc

Luncheon 2008

Baslyn Beel, Jenny Bartels, Shirley Croft and Josephine Juliano

Patricia Balmer and Desleigh Walker

Effie Clift and Roma Blair Megan Gore-Jones, Lauren Walker and Desleigh Walker

Karen Phillips and Cathi Meredith

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Maggie Hogan and Yvonne Smith

Natasha Chambers and Rob Reading

Vicki Chatfield, Jess and June


M ay

Guest, Maggie and Jess

2 n d, 2008

Vicki Chatfield and guest

Dale Olsson

Shirley Croft, Josephine Juliano, Patti Herston and Di White

Kerrina King and DiedrĂŠ Simpson

Tony and Alana Loveless

Geoff and Ethel Kennison

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Queensland’s Th e Queensland Winter Racing Carnival

(QWRC) is an extraordinarily exciting time not

Winter Racing

only for South-East Queenslanders but the

Last year superstar Apache Cat backed up his

entire country. It’s when the cream of the racing

BTC  Cup win with a convincing victory in the

crop congregates upon Queensland’s sunny

Doomben 10,000. The Doomben 10,000 is always

winter to fight for the top race titles.

a race of great contenders and exciting finishes.

Racetracks come alive with colour, from the

Apart from the State’s most prestigious horse

jockey silks to the stunning fashions on the field.

racing, racegoers can also look forward to an

The sights of a winter raceday in Queensland

array of entertainment and activities. Live music

are something to behold.

from some of the hottest acts entertain off track.

On Saturday, August

It’s been said we do things a little differently in

Family fun days provide something for all ages.

15, 2009 the Women

Littlies get to enjoy an assortment of activities

in Racing Award will

The horses race clockwise, and our winter’s a

and their own fashions on the field.

again be presented at the 2009 Queensland

little warmer. Cool enough for winter fashion

Brisbane isn’t the only highlight of the QWRC.

Racing Industry Awards to recognise the

but warm enough to enjoy a glass of sparkling

From the Sunshine Coast to Ipswich to the

achievements of women in racing.

or a cold ale.

Gold Coast, there are top class feature races

Last year’s deserving winner was Mary Henzell.

The Carnival boasts countless feature races. At

on offer.

Mary was elected to the Sunshine Coast Turf Club

Oaks Day or ladies day, fillies swarm trackside,

The QWRC is a time when stellar reputations are

board of management back in September 1998

not only to cheer home a winner, but also indulge

matched by top-class performances. Stunning

and nominated as treasurer at the same time. An

in the glamour and excitement on offer.

weather plus stunning racing equals a stunning

experienced business women Mary followed in

The QWRC heralds many a time-honoured race

day in Queensland.

the footsteps of her father, foundation Sunshine

including Queensland’s richest and grandest

The fashion, the people and the horses all heat

raceday – the Stradbroke Handicap.

up the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.

Queensland, and the QWRC is no exception.

2009 Q u eenslan d Wo men i n Raci n g Award

Coast Turf Club treasurer, Bevan Henzell. Mary is the second only female elected to the board and the first female treasurer. She has had a life-long interest in horseracing and is an active racehorse owner. Mary also raises funds in many ways – one that she has made an annual event since 2000 is her luncheon. The 2009 Queensland Racing Industry Awards will be hosted at the Sofitel Brisbane on Saturday evening, August 15, 2009. For further information please contact Queensland Racing on 07 3869 9777.

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Carnival

is more than horseracing

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Eagle Farm

Photography by Ross Stevenson

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Biggest Day

Ladies to Flock to

Ladies from Ipswich and from further afield will

meeting in the top 20 and along with this recent

again flock to the Ipswich Racetrack on June

honour, has been recorded as the biggest crowd

13th for the 2009 Ipswich Cup Meeting. On

puller of the entire Queensland Racing Winter

Ipswich Cup Day an increasingly popular

Carnival for the best part of a decade now. This

Fashions on the Field competition with

is a great honour for the Ipswich Turf Club and an

superb prizes will again be drawing the

achievement that the Club continues to strive for.

Fashionistas. The Fashions competition, the

The unique atmosphere of an Ipswich Cup Day

after party featuring Brisbane band Savvy, and

has been created over many years by forward

a day of colourful racing will ensure the

thinking Club Committees and the mix of social

Ipswich Cup Day is again the Social

event, party, and provincial racing continues to

and Party Event of the year. It is a long way from Flemington in November, but the Ipswich Cup Day has recently been named as just sneaking into the top 20 meetings in Australia as reported recently in an Australian racing based magazine. Melbourne meetings

paddock for the one day continues to grow and is expected to be at the increased 10,000 capacity in 2009. This will signify a trebling in numbers over a 5 year period in the Marquee City – an obvious sign that patrons are pleased with the value for money packages on offer. Ipswich Cup Day is an 18+ event with the

include the five major Flemington

only Under 18s allowed being staff and those

meetings in the Spring, Cox Plate,

connected with racing on the day. Interestingly,

Caulfield Cup, Caulfield Guineas

the first two Queensland racing events to choose

and Australian Cup Days. There

this status are the only two from Queensland in

are just two Queensland meetings

the top 20 meetings in Australia.

in the top 20 with Eagle Farm’s

Apart from Ipswich Cup Day there are 45 other

Ipswich Cup Day the lone two from the Sunshine State. Ipswich Cup Day is the only provincial

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The Marquee City which is created from a bare

make up 9 of the top 20 and

Exhibition Handicap Day and

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attract growing popularity.

meetings across the year to which the whole family are welcome. A number of family days are provided throughout the year with the largest of those being the Labour Day Cup meeting on


of Carnival May 4th in 2009. The Union movement supports

Ladies have been attending the Ipswich races

a free fairground and other entertainment for the

since the mid-19th Century and in 1861 it is

whole family on this increasingly popular day.

documented that the Queensland Governor

Another day growing in popularity is the Ladies

and Lady Bowen attended the Australian

Day which is held early in the year. A fun day

Champion Stakes meeting at the Grange in

of fine food and beverages, fashions, pamper

Ipswich. This tradition of ladies in racing at

tents, and charity fundraising is turning this day

Ipswich continues to be upheld, and from all

into a must do on the social calendar of Ladies

accounts will continue to be popular well into

of Ipswich.

the future.

2009 Channel 7

Ipswich Cup 18+ EVENT Ipswich News

Fashions on the Field After Party!

Kick up your heels!

Live band from 5pm Gates open 10am

Tickets on sale now 3282 1500 www.ipswichturfclub.com.au

Photo courtesy of The QT

Saturday June 13 Recruitment

Queensland

www.recruitmentqld.com.au

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Weet wood

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The XXXX Gold

Toowoomba Turf Club Inc.

“light years ahead of the rest”

Work is advancing on the new cushion track

development at Clifford Park.The managing director of Blacklaw Civil Contractors Colin

Gursanscky said earthworks has been completed and the outside kerb was nearing completion. The project is expected to be finished in readiness for a feature double header on July

Grand Opening Saturday July 11th, 2009

11 when the Toowoomba Turf Club will run the $150,000 XXXX Gold Weetwood Handicap (1300m) and the $100,000 XXXX Gold Toowoomba Cup (2100m).

Weetwood & Toowoomba Cup

The “opening” race day will also comprise

Come to Clifford Park Racecourse on Saturday, July 11th, for a day of great food, fashion and live racing on the new Cushion Track!

eligible runners.

Phone 07 4634 6066 Fax 07 4633 1256 www.toowoombaturfclub.com Hursley Road, Toowoomba, QLD 4350 PO BOX 6037 Toowoomba West, QLD 4350

another six events including a juvenile and a three-year-old worth $80,000 each for QTIS The complete race programme for this July 11 meet is opposite. Note the XXXX Gold Toowoomba Cup will also be run on this July 11 programme. Gates open from 10:30am. Tickets can be pre-purchased to avoid the queues by calling into the Turf Club office during business hours. Fashions on the Field scouts will be pursuing the crowd from 11am finding suitable candidates to compete in the sponsored event. A huge list of prizes will be on offer including gift vouchers for the Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Man and Best Hat.

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Handicap

An ideal opening ceremony for the new synthetic track.

July 11th Program WEETWOOD HANDICAP – LISTED 1300

there will be a women’s fashion show as well

METRES Max Hcp Wgt 61kg; Min Hcp Wgt 53kg. Apprentices cannot claim Of $150,000: 1st $96,000, 2nd $30,000, 3rd $15,000, 4th $6,000, 5th $3,000 Feature Race Acceptance Fee $825 (not including GST, starters fee also applies)

as a men’s fashion show.

TOOWOOMBA CUP – LISTED 2050 METRES

Fashions on the Field invitees will be asked to be in attendance in the Fashion Parade area at approximately 1.30pm for judging. Prior to the judging of the Fashions Parade

Make sure you book early for all corporate and

Max Hcp Wgt 61kg; Min Hcp Wgt 53kg. Apprentices cannot claim Of $100,000: 1st $64,000, 2nd $20,000, 3rd $10,000, 4th $4,000, 5th $2,000 Feature Race Acceptance Fee $550 (not including GST, starters fee also applies)

marquee areas as they are always popular and

OPEN HANDICAP 1000 METRES

sell out fast.

Of $45,000: 1st $28,800, 2nd $9,000, 3rd $4,500, 4th $1,800, 5th $900

Live music will keep things grooving from 1pm with local bands pumping out all the great songs.

To make any further enquiries, please contact

HANDICAP (FILLIES & MARES) 1300 METRES

the office on (07) 4634 6066 or you can email

Of $45,000: 1st $28,800, 2nd $9,000, 3rd $4,500, 4th $1,800, 5th $900

functions@toowoombaturfclub.com. Full details on the July 11 raceday dining and raceogoers packages will be available shortly. Please visit www.toowoombaturfclub.com

HANDICAP (CLASS 6 – COLTS, GELDINGS & ENTIRES) 1300 METRES

Of $45,000: 1st $28,800, 2nd $9,000, 3rd $4,500, 4th $1,800, 5th $900

CLASS 6 PLATE (SET WEIGHTS) 1600 METRES

Of $45,000: 1st $28,800, 2nd $9,000, 3rd $4,500, 4th $1,800, 5th $900 QTIS ADDED STAKES HANDICAP (THREEYEAR-OLD) 1100 METRES

For QTIS Three-Year-Old horses: Of $80,000: 1st $53,000, 2nd $16,000, 3rd $8,000, 4th $2,000, 5th $1,000 For non-QTIS horses: Of $50,000: 1st $32,000, 2nd $10,000, 3rd $5,000, 4th $2,000, 5th $1,000 QTIS ADDED STAKES HANDICAP (TWOYEAR-OLD)1200 METRES

For QTIS Two-Year-Old horses: Of $80,000: 1st $53,000, 2nd $16,000, 3rd $8,000, 4th $2,000, 5th $1,000 For non-QTIS horses: Of $50,000: 1st $32,000, 2nd $10,000, 3rd $5,000, 4th $2,000, 5th $1,000 Nominations close Monday, 6 July 2009 at 11:00am • Weights declared Tuesday, 7 July 2009. Acceptances due Thursday, 9 July 2009 at 9:00am • Jockey Declarations Thursday, 9 July 2009 at 12:00pm. Final Scratchings Saturday, 11 July 2009 at 7:30am • Poll Fax 1902 941 174

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LAD I ES OAKS DAY Friday 29th May 2009 (This is an 18+ event) The 2009 Ladies Oaks day is fast approaching for the biggest social event on the Sunshine

Sunshine Register on the day for your chance to win some great prizes from Myer. The four categories are: Best Dressed Female, Best Dressed Male; Best Dressed Couple and Best Hat. This day is certainly a day not to be missed.

Coast calendar. Make sure you keep your diary free and organise a catch up with your friends at the track.

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CALOUNDRA CU P CARN IVAL This year the Carnival will be held on Saturday

Ladies Oaks Day will be held on the annual

27th June and Sunday 28th June 2009. 

Caloundra Show Day Public holiday and its likely

Caloundra Cup Carnival which began back on

to be a photo finish in the fashion stakes with

Opening Day – 25 July 1985, is the Sunshine

the Myer Fashions on the Field.

Coast Turf Club’s major racing event of the year,

This fun fashioned filled ladies day combines

this year boasting $1,005,000 in prizemoney. 

horse racing, roving entertainment and

Cup day this year will be another Australasian

live performances from the Choirboys, with

first for the Sunshine Coast Turf Club with a

glamorous ladies.

massive day/night meeting programmed with


Coast Turf Club

12 races on both turf and cushion tracks.  The day will see the running of the $200,000 CNW Electrical & Data Supplies Caloundra Cup 2400m, $175,000 Reed Property Group Glasshouse Handicap 1400m, the $100,000 XXXX Sunshine Coast Guineas 1,600m as well as a further nine races scheduled on the day with prizemoney totalling on the day $855,000. The expectations of full fields with high class horses and the best jockeys from around Australia will bring competitive racing to one of the most valued racetracks in Australia.

The Sunshine Coast Turf Club continues to race Saturday twilight and Sunday afternoons

Roving entertainment and the ever popular

through to Saturday 4th July when Toowoomba

Fashions on the Field with great prizes; this day

are scheduled to return to racing on the

will be a day not to be missed. 

11th July.

The second day of the Carnival on Sunday

In the 2009/10 season the Sunshine Coast

29th June is the Select Bathroom & Plumbing

Turf Club will continue to race on Sundays and

Race Day with prizemoney totalling $150,000. 

every third Friday. Night racing will be a new

Amusements and rides have been organised for

and exciting part of Sunshine Coast racing in

the children on this family fun day.

the new season.

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Surreal Jewellery New Releases from

In recent months Surreal has

released over fifty new charms, including a variety of beautifully finished diamond encrusted designs in yellow,

Surreal bracelets and charms

white and rose gold.

in yellow and white gold

The diamond charms are available in different sizes at a variety of prices. There are now over 300 Surreal charms to choose from, including the recently released ‘Hope’ charms, which are attractively finished in gold or silver with a teal enamel finish. Royalties from the sales of these charms are allocated to Ovarian Cancer Australia to promote

These new jewellery lines are priced to appeal to women that wish to wear Surreal’s beautiful charms without going to the expense of purchasing a 9 or 18 carat Surreal gold bracelet or necklet. Surreal Jewellery was introduced last year to provide women with locally designed highquality charm lines, as opposed to other charm ranges which

awareness of ovarian

are mass produced

cancer. A similar arrangement has been entered into with The Silver Ribbon Foundation in New Zealand with royalties provided to promote awareness of all forms of

overseas. The complete Surreal jewellery range, which is primarily locally produced,

gynaecological cancers.

appears on www.surrealjewellery.com.

A new range of quality black silk necklets,

There are now over a hundred retailers of

starting at $77.00 featuring gold or silver

Surreal in Australia and New Zealand which

fasteners has been added to the Surreal range

are listed on the website.

along with a hand crafted silver and gold charm

For information on Surreal call 1800 SURREAL

bracelet which will retail for $750.00.

or email info@surrealjewellery.com.

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Surreal jewellery is available from the following retailers. NSW: Albury CORONET JEWELLERS, Beecroft CARMICHAEL JEWELLERS, Belmont CITI CENTRE SHOWCASE JEWELLERS, Berry G W LAVENDER, Bexley BEXLEY JEWELLERS, Bondi Junction MIDAS JEWELLERS, Campbelltown EVANS JEWELLERS, Castle Hill GC JEWELLERY, Cessnock PETER O’NEIL SHOWCASE JEWELLERS, Chullora DIMOND WORLD JEWELLERS, Dee Why PENINSULAR JEWELLERS, Denilquin DENILQUIN, East Gardens STAR JEWELS, East Maitland HEIRLOOM JEWELLERS, Gordon TAPNERS, Gosford QUINN FINE JEWELLERY, Inverell REGENCY JEWELLERS AND ANTIQUES, Kotara STAR JEWELS, Leeton LANHAM JEWELLERS, Liverpool STAR JEWELS, Manly MANLY JEWELLERS, Minto FRANS JEWELLERS, Miranda PARIS JEWELLERS, Mona Vale GOLD ‘N’ THINGS, Mosman RUIZ & MACKELL-WONG, Musselbrook MATTHEWS JEWELLERS, Norfolk Island BJ’S JEWELLERS, Parramatta BRILLIANT JEWELLERS, Parramatta NADER JEWELLERS, Port Macquarie DESIGNER JEWELLERS, Penrith PENRITH JEWELLERY WORKSHOP, Raymond Terrace TERRACE JEWELLERY, Salamander Bay MATTHEWS JEWELLERS, Scone MATTHEWS, Singleton MATTHEWS JEWELLERS, Sydney (CBD) URBAN CARGO, Sydney (CBD) PROTEA DIAMONDS, Tuggerah STAR JEWELS, Warilla GOLD CITY JEWELLERS, Warriewood STAPLETON JEWELLERS, Wollongong ROD SHOOBERT JEWELLERS VIC: Bairnsdale CURTIS SHOWCASE JEWELLERS, Ballarat ALLEN BROS, Bendigo STEARNS SHOWCASE JEWELLERS, Cobram ROBERTS FAMILY JEWELLERS, Hampton ILLANA WATCHMAKER & JEWELLER, Horsham MACKAY JEWELLERS, Ivanhoe SANTILLIS FINE JEWELLERY, Lakes Entrance ERIN CAMPBELL, Leongatha HAYS JEWELLERS, Maribyrnong VICTORIAN DIAMOND TRADERS, Melbourne BENJAMINES, Melbourne TINSON, Mildura HAMMERTONS JEWELLERS, Shepparton PURDEYS JEWELLERS, Sunbury

GEM INVESTMENTJEWELLERS, Warnambool GATEWAY JEWELLERS, Wodoonga WODONGA JEWELLERS PTY LTD, Yarrawonga DOMINIQUES QLD: Albany Creek GODDARDS JEWELLERS, Booval BOOVAL, HOURGLASS JEWELLERS, Bowan SCHULTZ JEWELLERS, Brisbane PATRICKS JEWELLERS, Broadbeach PARADISE JEWELLERS, Budina RICHARDSONS JEWELLERS, Bundaberg HILLCREST, Burleigh Heads JEWELLERY ON JAMES, Caboolture JADE JEWELLERY, Chermside MY SPIRIT, Gympie TESORO DESIGNER JEWELLERY, Indooroopilly BARRY VOLTZ JEWELLERS, Kwana RICHARDSONS JEWELLERS, Kippa-Ring DOUG MORRIS, Mackay GREG NEILL, Marcoola (Sunshine Coast Airport) JEWELLERY LOUNGE, Maryborough PRESTIGE JEWELLERS, Mermaid Waters PARADISE GEMS, Mooloolaba JEWELLERY LOUNGE, Nembour NEMBOUR JEWELLERS, Nerang NERANG LEADING EDGE JEWELLERS, North Lakes RICHARDSONS JEWELLERS, Rockhampton MYSTIQUE, Southport DIMOND CUTTERS, Stafford MORGANS JEWELLERS,Toowoomba TOOWOOMBA JEWELLERY WORKSHOP, Townsville RMJS, Warwick WARWICK WATCHMAKERS NT: Alice Springs CENTRE SHOWCASE JEWELLERS ACT: Manuka BRIOLETTE TAS: Blackmans Bay JENNARDS TREASURES, Devonport MATTHEWS JEWELLERS, Hobart ONE HUNDRED COLLINS JEWELLERS, Launceston WATSONS JEWELLERY, Tasmania JESSON JEWELLERY WA: Fremantle CREATIONS JEWELLERS, Garden City VERITY’S, Geraldton VERITY’S, Perth FERNANDO’S SA: Adelaide CLUBSWISS – GALLERY 7, Hyde Park CASA D’ORO, Port Augusta MILHINCH JEWELLERS, Salisbury CLUBSWISS – CORPORATE NZ: Botany NEW ZEALAND JEWELLERS, Papakura STONEX, Rotorua ROTORUA GIFTS AND JEWELLERY, Tauranga DIAMOND DESIGN

1800 SURREAL (1800 787 732) www.surrealjewellery.com.au


Winter St akes

Eve nts

Queensland Breeders’ and Tattersall’s Racing Club

Race Day

Satu rday 20 J u n e 2009

Finish your Winter Carnival Celebrations on a high at Tatt’s premier race meeting, the Queensland Breeders’ and Tattersall’s Racing Club Winter Stakes Race Day. This great day’s racing will be held at Eagle Farm Racecourse, from 12pm on Saturday 20 June 2009. There’ll be over $1 million in prize money to be won including $500,000 for the Group 1 Queensland Breeders’ Winter Stakes, the highest rated fillies and mares race in Queensland.

Moreton Bar

Located high on the top floor of the Paddock Grandstand with spectacular views. Package includes buffet dining, betting facilities,

For stylish race-goers, the traditional Fashions

five-hour beverage package, race book and

on the Field competition will offer great prizes

entry to the racecourse and Members’ Car

including a Shopping & Spa Malaysia Holiday

Park.

valued at $6,000 and a 46” Sharp Aquos

$155 per person

LCD TV valued at $4,000.

Oaks Bar

Families are encouraged to bring the kids for a

Located within the John Power Stand –

great day’s entertainment including Pony Rides,

Members’ Reserve

Face Painting, Saber Tooth Tiger Jumping

Package includes entry to the racecourse and

Castle, Helicopter Ball Pit, Giant Slide and Fly

Members’ Car park, delicious finger food menu,

Motion Bungee. All Children’s activities are

race book, betting facilities and cash bar.

FREE and will be operating from 11am - 3pm.

$95 per person

Grab a group of friends and enjoy one of the

For bookings phone 3331 8866 or email

following packages for your exclusive race day

claire.dean@tattersallsclub.com for further

function.

information.

Be part of a great day out and visit www.tattersallsclub.com. Women in R ACI NG

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HORIZ O N S

S H E R ATO N

Magic Millions

M I R AG E

Women in Racing Inc

Roma Blair and Pam O’Neill

A guest and Natalie Letford

Effie Clift and Julie Billeau

Luncheon 2009

Margaret McLean and Shirley Croft Dale Olsson, guest and Patricia Balmer

Karen Valentine and Fleur Cowlishaw

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Tony and Alana Loveless


JAN UARY

Kerrina King, Yvonne Smith and Maggie Hogan

Baslyn Beel, Josephine Juliano and Jennifer Bartels.

Adrianna and Paul Kyriakou; Geoff and Ethel Kerrison; Julie and Peter Laird

Photography by AA XposĂŠ Media; www.aaxpose.com

Mansella Berliou, Pam Larsen, Judy Bruce and guest

5 th , 2009

Desleigh and Lauren Walker and Donna Wells

Victoria Pippas, Patricia Balmer Cathi Meredith, Jackie Gill and Yvonne

Rachel Syus, Karen Phillips and Emma Snowsill

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Fashion Tips

Top Ten

By Dale Olsson

The Winter Racing Carnival is the perfect place for fashion fillies to strut

their stuff, and who doesn’t love the chance to don their finest and vie for the opportunity to win great prizes? Owner of The Hat Box, Dale Olsson, relishes the opportunity to use her stylist skills to assist her clients to co-ordinate their outfits from top to toe for major race days. And the results speak for themselves with regular Fashions on the Field wins at tracks all over Australia. So what should you wear to win and do you need more than just a great outfit? “Definitely,” agrees Dale. “It’s the whole package that impresses the judges.” So for those fashionistas wishing to take a punt on the fashion stakes, here are Dale’s top ten tips to help you get a head start. 1  A shade and style of outfit which suits your body type and colouring. Do

not choose a colour and design simply because it’s in fashion. 2  Make sure your hat or fascinator co-ordinates with your outfit and

doesn’t overpower it. 3  Never choose more than three colours in your ensemble. 4  Bags and shoes no longer need to be colour-­matched, however, make

5  6 

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sure that every aspect of your ensemble blends well. For example, you could match your hat to your shoes or your bag to your dress. Dress according to the season. No bare shoulders or sandals. Even if the day is warm, outfits must still contain a nod to winter. Dress according to the occasion. Racewear is formal day wear, not cocktail wear. Pay attention to detail. It’s the quirky little touches like dainty leather gloves or a vintage velvet bag that can catch the judges’ eyes. Good grooming is essential as is deportment. Stand up straight and smile at the judges. An extroverted personality is a bonus. Judges love confidence – they like to see you having a good time.

10 Enjoy the experience.


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Sculptured Black silk pleated peplum jacket Cream silk banded skirt

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Monochrome Style Ivor y raglan swing coat Black silk cami Ivor y & black banded pencil skirt

Quir ky Palette Black moire shrug Red silk cami Red & ivor y print ciffon skirt

Clever Cutting Ivor y silk coat with beaded detail Ivor y silk dress

Kennedy & Forbes

Level 11 Morris Towers 149 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, Brisbane 4000

T: 07 3835 1033 F: 07 3835 1066 E: kennedyforbes@bigpond.com.au www.kennedyandforbes.com.au

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Covers is today recognised in Australia as the brand that defines feminine style. Barry Taffs and Marilyn Said, the duo behind the label, are one of Australia’s best-known husband and wife teams. Each season they take Australians on a trip. The influence becomes the theme for their trunk shows around Australia. Winter 2009 “SENSU’ is a collection of pieces. A pretty blouse, a sexy lace or kimono red. Vibrant coloured hi-tech fabric jackets, washed leather, a foil print faux fur coat… Covers is about elegance, glamour and sophistication. Their salons seek to set an environment to house their collection. Their staff trained to offer clientele the multiplicity of wardrobes available each season.

1800 025 559 www.covers.net.au

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Shoe Bout ique The Best little

in town

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Shoes On Chevron

The Best Little Shoe Boutique in Town

A veritable Aladdin’s Cave of shoes and accessories, this bustling boutique might be tucked away in an arcade, but it has its finger firmly on the pulse of international trends.

Covering styles for all ages, seasons and persuasions, from wedges, stilettos, evening and special occasion footwear, Shoes on Chevron stocks an extensive selection from high-end brands including Lodi, Martini Osvaldo, Arche, Jeannot and Azuree, as well as an utterly desirable range of new season’s boots from Hogl. If you’re a bag aficionado, Shoes on Chevron will be able to satisfy your passion, with totes, clutches, purses and satchels from Cellini, Botticelli, Amanda and the Oprah-featured Junior Drake. All the bags are one-offs. Eleni Comino and her staff have the knowledge and impeccable taste to assist you in your choices. For more information call 07 5539 8269 or visit

Shop 8, 49 Thomas Drive, Chevron Island, Queensland

07 5539 8269 email: comino@bigpond.net.au www.shoesonchevron.com.au

www.shoesonchevron.com.au.

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Racegoers

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routinely make a bee-line for

d’Italia

Our seamstresses are capable of creating virtually any style from an image or even just a rough sketch, and enjoy working with our somewhat more adventurous racegoers to come up with outfits which are not only unique and individual, but beautifully tailored and fitted. With our amazing prints and patterns, and top quality exquisite textures and styles, the perfect combination is here for the taking – for you to

With fabric ranging from classy casual to very

formal, d’Italia offers an impressive variety of the most unique, unusual and exclusive designer fabric imported from Italian and French

Raci n g Fashi o n

stand out from the crowd!

Discerning racegoers routinely make a bee-line

Besides the retail of beautiful designer fabric,

for d’Italia when searching for “that” unique piece

d’Italia’s services extend to the provision of

which could land them a place in the Fashions

free in-house styling and design advice, and

manufacturers who create for the top fashion

on the Field stakes. It is not uncommon for our

an optional referral to one of our elite team of

houses of Europe.

racing customers to be featured in magazine

expert dressmakers and seamstresses, gifted

Labels regularly in store include Gucci, Armani,

and newspaper articles, proudly showing off

couturiers and precision ladies’ and mens’ tailors

Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Escada, Chanel,

their exclusive creations made from our eye-

– all dedicated to d’Italia’s customers.

Balenciaga, Pucci, Max Mara, Valentino, Cerruti,

catching fabric.

Considering the excellent quality of their work,

Versace, Cavalli, Missoni and Jil Sander.

At d’Italia we relish assisting racegoers put

all are remarkably affordable and their services

together their ensembles, as it is always sure to

are employed and appreciated by approximately

be a clever, feminine, “look at me” endeavour –

95% of d’Italia’s regular clientelle.

where the style, colour and fabric combinations

These services are optional and are not a

are often quirky or unusual, or just plain

prerequisite for the purchase of our beautiful

d’Italia stocks a diverse variety of exquisite

beautiful – and the fundamental criteria is to

fabric or lace. Contact us now for more

textiles, all of which are available in an impressive

be noticed!

information about our dressmaking services!

Whether you are sewing your own racewear, using your own dressmaker or need one of d’Italia’s – expect nothing less than perfect!

range of colours and prints, including pure silk satins, chiffons, georgettes, voiles, dupions, jerseys and velvets, silk and cotton French laces, beadings and trims, pure wools, pure cashmeres, cottons and linens, wool, angora and silk mixes, silk, wool and cotton mixes, pure cottons, and wool and silk stretch suitings. d’Italia has the most amazing new-season designer prints and suitings – perfect for eyecatching, feminine racewear. 26

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Designer Fabric Fashion Design Tailoring Dressmaking

62 Glenferrie Road Malvern / Armadale Victoria Australia fashion@ditalia.com.au 03 9509 4633 10-5 Monday to Saturday Appointments recommended www.ditalia.com.au/racing

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Love of Hat s

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M I LL I N E R Y

for the

Look no further

Karen Valentine, founder of Karen Valentine M I L L I N E R

Hats, trained with an accomplished milliner in Brisbane and has studied and worked in

Hats for all occasions Specialising in racewear

the field of fashion and millinery for over 15 years. After a 2½-year break to have her two children, Karen has resumed her passion for hats in a brand new purpose-built hat studio. The 2009 winter range has the usual felts and sinamay but Karen is excited about incorporating

k arenvalentinehats@h o t m a i l . c o m

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sometimes eludes the fashion world today. If you are after a hat or headpiece for that special occasion, race day or upcoming wedding, Karen Valentine can fulfill all of your millinery needs.

a relatively new product called Jinsin which

If you would like a sneak peak at Karen’s latest

creates some beautifully stunning effects.

designs, email “Range” to karenvalentinehats@

Also included are stunning handmade feather

0 4 0 8 76 4 11 9

quality of make and standard of design that

hotmail.com.

flowers encrusted with rhinestones in many of

A selection is also available at The Hat Box in

the designs.

the Brisbane Arcade, Brisbane.

All pieces are proudly handmade ensuring a

PhoneKaren on 0408 764 119


Five years

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M I LL I N E R Y

of Fascinators, Fashion & Fun

Last month, Dale Olsson celebrated her fifth

on the Field entrants and mothers

year as owner of The Hat Box in the Brisbane

of the bride frequently require a

Arcade. “It’s been a wonderful journey of

made-to-measure headpiece.”

discovery,” exclaims Dale. “I’ve learnt so much about the technical aspects of millinery and I’ve come to admire how much time and effort my talented milliners put into their work.” As she is not a milliner herself but loves both racing and fashion, Dale searched Australia for the finest designers of original headwear to stock

Dale is more than happy to consult with clients

The Hat Box Milliners’ High Tea – (L to R) Standing: Shirley Howie,

regarding their entire ensemble. As a frequent

Elizabeth R, Dale Olsson, Patricia Balmer, Meredith McMaster. Seated:

Fashion winner in both Brisbane and Melbourne,

Liz Lovejoy, Kathy Neumann, Sandra Robson, Ann Boyle.

she is no stranger to race day fashion and it gives her a real thrill to see her clients looking elegant on the lawns.

Each of my milliners created a wonderful piece

in the boutique. She now proudly displays the

So what are the highlights of the last five years?

of fantasy which wowed the audience and

creations of fifteen of the best, both male and

“Setting up my website. I receive orders from all

gained us an enormous amount of publicity.”

female, from Brisbane, The Gold Coast, Sydney

over Australia frequently from women living in

and Melbourne.

remote areas who are unable to get to a city

“Each milliner has a distinctive style, so there is something for everyone.” she said. “Each

to shop. Starting up my Chatterbox page to chronicle social events where hats are worn.”

In June Dale is jetting off to London for her next adventure – Royal Ascot. While there she will meet with top British milliners, Phillip Treacy and Stephen Jones to talk business. No doubt

will also take special orders if a client wants

“Last year The Hat Box was asked to hold its own

we’ll be seeing the results of that venture on

something made to match an outfit. Fashions

show in the Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival.

the website in due course.

Exclusive original headwear from the best milliners in Australia. Made to order or ready to wear.

Shop 31 Gallery Level Brisbane Arcade Tel: +617 3210 2455 Email: info@thehatbox.com.au www.thehatbox.com.au

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Hunter Valley Tour

R acing Tra v e l

Wins Acclaim By Jennifer Bartels

Th e Hunter Valley Horse and Wine Tour

comprised of a group of 50 who experienced a particularly memorable trip. Managing Director, Grant Morgan, Ontrack Thoroughbreds hosted his annual event to the world renowned Hunter Valley region famous for its fine wines, fabulous gourmet food and champion thoroughbreds. “A once-in-a-lifetime experience” was the description of this tour by Brisbane businessman, Greg Conlon. Also on board hosting were Sky Channel’s Alan Thomas and Women in Racing Director, Jennifer Bartels. The eclectic group drew members from different states and territories with points of origin from Adelaide, Canberra, Bundaberg and even Lightening Ridge. Among the guests was

ex‑Queensland Racing Minister, Bob Gibbs, who

(left to right) Marilyn Rea, John Rea, Tony Spotto, Jennie Bartels and

arrived in style at the valley aboard an impressive

Del Fitton enjoy the hospitality at Arrowfield Stud.

Harley machine he rode from Brisbane. One of the highlights for many was the visit to Arrowfield Stud, hosted by our good friends, John and Kristine Messara. They were particularly gracious hosts, with John commentating on

the Northern Hemisphere, two of its Southern Hemisphere stallions, Fastnet Rock and the proven sire, Encosta de Lago are stars at this stud.

each stallion, their form and the development

Visiting Darley, having been recently acquired

of a new training centre at Arrowfield, headed

from the Ingham Family for Sheikh Mohammed

by his son, Paul Messara. Our group was not

bin Rashin Al Maktoum, further reinforced our

only spell-bound at the presence of Redoute’s

visit knowing the importance to the thoroughbred

Choice, but also overwhelmed at the massive

industry and the Hunter Valley’s importance on

stable built for a king.

the world stage.

A visit followed to Coolmore, the Irish-owned

Vinery Stud (part-owned by Gerry Harvey and

John Messara was it has brilliant best as our generous host at

stud that is a dominant force throughout the

John Singleton) is the Southern Hemisphere

Arrowfield Stud.

world. Whilst many of its stallions shuttle from

home to top stallion More Than Ready and

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Gerard O'Brien (left) of Lightning Ridge talks to up-and-coming young trainer Paul Messara (right). The superhorse Lonhro being admired by the tour group at Darley Stud (Denman). the setting and facilities were impressive and

the barrels, the filtered red lighting reaching

enviable.

to the ceiling creating a warm and inviting

A new player, Patinack Farm, owned by mining

atmosphere. Hosted by the well-known wine

magnate, Nathan Tinkler made our group

buff and racing raconteur, John Johnstone,

extremely welcome and their parade of stallions

our evening consisted of an opulent setting, a

James Harron (right of picture) provides an informative commentary

saw Casino Prince stand out from the crowd.

gourmet fine dinner, accompanied by much wine

for the tour group at Coolmore stud.

When equine themes became exhaustive, the

tasting, (bottle after bottle). Simply stunning!

Hunter Valley offered those looking to relax, a

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Pre-Melbourne Cup

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Luncheon 2008

From top: Nina Jetson, Tarlya Behrendorss, Jaidyn Edwards and “Accolade” The Haslinger

Liz Clift and Georgina Denehy

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Wendy Green, Jennifer Bartels and Baslyn Beel.


O ctober

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Julie Bileau and Effie Clift

Kerrina King, Margaret McLean and Shirley Croft

Donna Wells and Jennifer Bartels

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Owning

Thousands of Queenslanders who are owners

or part-owners of racehorses have felt their hearts race as a jockey riding hands and heels brings their horse down the home straight.

There are many ways for people to become involved in racing as horse owners. These range

from being a hobby owner to a professional, a sole owner to a part-owner, a partnership or a sydicate through to having your own stable of

A RACEHOrse

champions. the costs to be shared, making getting into the

Fi nan cial Co M mitment Apart from the cost of buying a thoroughbred or a share in a joint partnership or syndicate, potential owners must consider the ongoing

industry affordable for more people and allowing friends, work colleagues or other groups to share in the excitement. This means you could become an owner for less than $20 a week.

costs of feeding, grooming and training their

Before entering a partnership or syndicate,

racehorse.

prospective owners should ensure there is

The minimum cost of keeping and racing a thoroughbred racehorse in Australia has been estimated at around $15,000 a year, with the average prizemoney won by each horse more than $5,000. Therefore, a full owner of an average racehorse could expect to pay about $10,000 a year out of her or his own pocket.

a clear agreement about the terms of the partnership, especially regarding decisionmaking and the sharing of prizemoney and costs. The joint owner whose name is listed first on the ownership or lease documents will be the official manager for the joint owners or partners under the Rules of Racing.

However, a horse would only have to win two

Each joint-owner or partner’s name appears in

mid-ranking city races a year to break even.

the racebook as a registered owner, and each is entitled to full race-day ownership privileges,

Sales Many people become owners by buying horses privately or at yearling sales, where horses are sold at auction. Before buying, it is strongly recommended that you seek advice from a bloodstock agent, veterinarian or your horse trainer.

giving access to the members’ enclosure and

QTIS

mounting yard. Only the syndicate manager’s

The Queensland Thoroughbred Investment

Horse owning through partnerships of up to

name appears in the racebook along with the

Scheme aims to increase investment in

10 people and syndicates of up to 20 allows

syndicate name.

the Queensland thoroughbred industry.

Partn erships AND Syd i cates

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Approximately $5.3m is distributed to industry participants annually. The range of QTIS incentives encourages participants to register their horses for the scheme. These include QTIS Added Stakes, QTIS Breeder Bonuses and QTIS Super Stakes. Queensland-bred and Breedback eligibility are both available as part of QTIS. Visit www.queenslandracing.com.au for more information and click on the QTIS icon on the left-hand side.

Privileg es Fo r Own ers Privileges for owners include free admission and entry to the members enclosure on the day their horse is racing. Owners can also enter the mounting yard to discuss tactics with their trainer and jockey. However, due to limited space and safety considerations, entry to the mounting yard is subject to the discretion of stewards and the race club secretary. A race club official will invite winning owners into the committee room to enjoy a celebratory drink and watch a replay of the race. To ensure memories of the win, owners can obtain a photo of their

Assistan ce Fo r Fi rst-time Own ers

association continually seeks better outcomes for its members through reduced costs,

Queensland Racing can help first-time owners

increased prizemoney and the maintenance of

with information on all aspects of ownership.

a strong relationship with Queensland Racing. In

Contact Queensland Racing for more

addition, the Association values its members and

information.

encourages friendship and social interaction. Members of QROA also receive other benefits, including free entry to selected racecourses and

races carry trophies as well as prizemoney. Many

Q u eenslan d Raceh o rse Own ers Asso ciati o n

clubs have special parking areas and other

The Queensland Racehorse Owners Association

For further information, visit www.qob.com.au or

facilities for owners.

(QROA) is proud to represent owners. The

ring their office on (07) 3869 9739.

horse as it flashed past the finishing post. Often

trade discounts.

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Horset alk

Terminology

Here is a guide to horse talk that will get you through any race day, or at least impress your non-betting friends.

Camel Derogatory name for a horse you think

cannot win.

Form What the horse has done in the past.

Handicap The Melbourne Cup is a ‘handicap’

Odds The quote on the horse’s chances from

event, meaning horses are penalised by

the bookie, telling you how much you get back

weight to try to even their chances. Penalties

for each dollar invested.

are given by official handicappers based on

Favourite The lowest-priced horse, the one

a horse’s previous results. For example, top

the bookies think is the most likely to win.

chance Tawqeet was forced to carry an extra

Outsider A horse not expected to feature at

2 kg because he won the Caulfield Cup, a major

a big price.

lead-in race.

Trifecta Picking the first three horses in any

Hoop Another name for a jockey.

order.

Strapper The person who leads the horse

Boxed Trifecta Choosing the first three

out into the yard to parade before the race,

horses in order.

and who traditionally straps the horse’s legs

Quinella Picking first and second in any

before a race.

order.

TopWeight The horse that runs in No.1, with

Exacta Choosing first and second in correct

the most weight on its back. Horses are given

order.

their starting number according to weight. the minimum weight in the race.

a great finish.

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The Basi cs

BottomWeight Similarly, number 24 will carry

early to speed up the race but unlikely to have

The H ORSES

A Plunge A lot of money placed on a certain

horse that brings its odds down.

TrackWork The training a horse does at a

Locals The Australian horses.

Blowing Out When a horse’s price increases

track to lead into the race.

Internationals The horses from overseas.

because punters are not backing it.

Blinkers A head fitting for the horse that

More Toe Than A Thong A horse that has

blocks out side views and forces jittery horses

great speed.

The Altermath

to focus forward.

Mudlark A horse that likes the track wet, or

Protest When a jockey or trainer makes a

Stablemates Horses prepared by the same

with some ‘give’.

submission after the race claiming they were

trainer.

Speed horse A horse that will go to the lead

cheated out of a fair run.

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Correct Weight The signal all jockeys were

correctly weighted, there were no protests and bets can be paid out. Slaughtered/Butchered When a jockey

rides badly, giving the horse no chance of winning.

The RACE The Barrier The stalls the horses jump from

at the start. Drawn Out In The Car Park The horse is

starting from a wide barrier. Missed The Kick/Jump When a horse is slow

out of the barriers. On Settling The part of the race where horses

settle into a steady pace after the chaos of the start. The Box Seat A handy place to sit upon settling

one back from the front and on the fence. Looks Relaxed The horse has settled into the

race and is running freely. Getting Some Cover Where horses get a

slipstream effect from being behind another horse, especially when facing the wind. Tailed Off When a horse is right at the back

of the field. Three Wide/Going Via The Cape When a

jockey rides a horse wide of the fence. Putting The Horse To Sleep – The Jockey

Is Smoking A Pipe The horse is well placed and the jockey can sit and wait to stoke up for the finish. The Turn Where the horses round the final

bend, a long 550m from the finish. Be There At The Clock Tower A special

Flemington saying. An ancient clock tower sits 200m from the finish and if you are a chance to win, the horse must be near the leaders as they go past the tower.

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Despite the latest ATO Horse Industry Ruling

case AATA Case 709, Mr Greg D’Arcy appealed

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of the taxpayer.

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Photography by Ross Stevenson

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28th , 2008

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P ag e

S t raps

Winter

RACe C ALENDAR

New South Wales May 2009

Fri 01 WAGG Wagga Wagga Gold Cup Sat 02 HAWK Hawkesbury Guineas Fri 15 SCNE Dark Jewel Classic Scone Cup Sat 30 Rosehill W J Mckell Cup June 2009

Sat 06 Randwick June Stakes Wed 24 GOSF Pacesetter Stakes Sat 27 Rosehill Winter Cup July 2009

Sat 04 Wed 15 Thu 16 Sat 18

Rosehill Civic Stakes GRAF Ramornie Handicap GRAF Grafton Cup Rosehill Winter Stakes

Queensland April 2009

Sat 04 Eagle Farm Bright Shadow Quality Sat 11 Doomben Bribie Handicap Sat 18 Eagle Farm Dr John Power Handicap Member’s Handicap Juanmo Stakes Princess Stakes Sat 25 Eagle Farm Sir Byrne Hart Stakes Peter Gallagher Stakes Queensland Day Stakes May 2009

Sat 02 GCST A D Hollindale Stakes Gold Coast Guineas Ken Russell Memorial Classic Prime Minister’s Cup Silk Stocking Gold Coast Bracelet 44

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Sat 09 Doomben BTC Cup Chairman’s Handicap Doomben Classic Golden Stakes Sat 16 Doomben Doomben Cup Champagne Classic BTC Sprint Lord Mayors Cup BTC Classic Doomben Roses Lady of the Turf Stakes Sat 23 Doomben Doomben 10,000 Premier’s Cup Rough Habit Plate Doomben Slipper Sat 30 Eagle Farm Queensland Oaks Queensland Turf Club Sires’ Produce Queensland Turf Club Cup P J O’shea Stakes Grand Prix Stakes Dane Ripper Quality Sir Edward Williams Hcp Daybreak Lover June 2009

Sat 06 Eagle Farm Queensland Derby Stradbroke Handicap The T J Smith Queensland Guineas Brisbane Cup Sir Douglas Wadley Handicap Lightning Handicap Philip Sullivan Handicap Sat 13 Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes Ipswich Cup Gai Waterhouse Classic Sat 20 Eagle Farm Winter Stakes Tattersall’s Cup W J Healy Stakes


R ac e Australia Post Stakes Open Mile Sat 27 SCST Caloundra City Cup Glasshouse Handicap Sunshine Coast Guineas July 2009

Sat 04 Eagle Farm Ascot Handicap Sat 18 Eagle Farm Tattersall’s Mile

South Australia April 2009

Sat 04 MORP SA Fillies Classic Sires Produce Stakes Port Adelaide Guineas Laelia Stakes C S Hayes Stakes Sat 11 OAKB Oakbank Stakes Sat 18 MORP Queen of the South Stakes Dc Mckay Stakes Chairman’s Stakes May 2009

Sat 02 MORP SA Derby The Goodwood Gerard Corporation Stakes Auraria Stakes Proud Miss Stakes Oaklands Plate

July 2009

Sat 04 Flemington VRC-Crv Winter Championship Sat 18 Caulfield Sir John Monash Stakes

Western Australia April 2009

Sat 04 ASCT W.A. Oaks Matchmaker Stakes Sat 11 ASCT W.A.T.C. Derby W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes May 2009

Sat 16 BLMT H.G. Bolton Sprint Sat 30 BLMT Roma Cup June 2009

Sat 13 BLMT Belmont Sprint Belmont Guineas Sat 27 BLMT Belmont Oaks Grandstand Cup July 2009

Sat 11 BLMT Belmont Classic Sat 18 BLMT Beaufine Sprint Sat 18 ASCT WA St. Leger

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Sat 11 MORP Dequetteville Stakes Sat 25 MORP Dermody Stakes

Victoria April 2009

Sat 11 Caulfield Easter Cup Victoria Handicap Sat 25 Moonee Valley VRC St Leger Auckland Racing Club Hcp Sat 25 Flemington Anzac Day Handicap May 2009

Sat 02 Caulfield Blue Sapphire Classic Thu 07 WARN Warrnambool Cup Sat 16 Flemington Andrew Ramsden Stakes Gibson Carmichael Stakes The Straight Six June 2009

Sat 06 Flemington A.R. Creswick Stakes

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For better or worse, Australia has one of the

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Telstra and the Commonwealth Bank and the

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Insurance Australia Group. While this was a

The sharemarket has been on a roller coaster ride

cause for great celebration over the last 5 years as the Australian share market made double digit returns, it is now a cause of daily anxiety as many of us watch our wealth fluctuate by five per cent or more over the course of the trading day.

and it’s easy to become queasy watching your investments rise and fall in this unprecedented era of high volatility. Worst still, the retirement plans of many have been curbed by the diminution in superannuation balances. Some will have to keep working for a few more years, while others

Understandably, many of us had simply grown

will have to live a far more frugal life on lower

used to the idea that companies will always

incomes from pensions and annuities.

grow their profits, that share prices march ever

Which is why there’s never been a more

upwards, and that it’s not too risky to borrow money to buy shares or more exotic financial products. There was little apparent need to think much about the different risks associated with investing money into different investments, or ‘asset classes’, such as cash deposits, Australian

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are the various cash alternatives and do you really need the government deposit guarantee? When should you buy shares again? How can you take precautions against any further market

living today, so too will today’s choices drive

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your quality of life in future years. How much to

Finding a long term, trusted adviser to assist

earn, how much to save and where to invest are

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quite possibly the most important thing to do to

crisis, or ‘credit crunch’, and the slowing down

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safeguard your financial future.

shares, overseas shares, corporate loans or government bonds.

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intelligent and beautiful adults. My eldest son is a consultant in pediatrics, and second son is a leading IT expert in the UK. My daughter is studying journalistic arts at Melbourne University specialising in criminology. I also recently became a grandfather to Jake who is adorable.

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01  The light gel formula makes Pevonia Botanica Ligne Yeux Evolutive Eye Gel,

fast fixes for

$115, ideal for daytime application. It contains Vitamin C to reduce signs of pigmentation and ginko biloba to ease puffiness. 02  Designed to fight lines and dark circles, L’Oréal Paris Dermo-Expertise Derma

Genesis Eye Contour Cream, $29.95, contains pro-xylane, a naturally derived ingredient that helps stimulate cellular renewal, and hyaluronic acid, a natural moisturising agent. 03  Need a fast fix to soothe tired eyes? Try these nifty Skeyndor Vit C Instant Lift

Patches, $64 (for a pack of 6 pairs). Added Vitamin C and pro-vitamin B5 leave the skin soft, smooth and taut.

Want to banish those bags? Fake a good night’s sleep? Using the right products can help you get rid of puffy peepers and dark circles for good.

04  Hygienic and convenient, the single dose ModelCo Erase Those Fine Lines, $65,

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wands make precise application easy. Each dose contains argireline, which helps relax facial tension with repeated use. 02

05 La Clinica Firming Lift Tetra-Peptide

Repair Eye Cream, $90, is ideal for mature, dehydrated skin types as it contains collagen and elastin to help firm the skin around the eyes. 06 Priori Smoothing Eye Serum, $120, leaves the delicate skin around the eyes smoother and firmer thanks to the LCA Complex – an antioxidant cocktail of vitamins A, C and E, beta carotene and lactic acid.

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07  Delicate skin will appreciate the nourishing formula of Natio Ageless Brightening Eye

Cream, $17.95, which is enriched with Vitamin C and organic rosehip. Stockists

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Mineral makeup is filling the shelves faster than you can say all natural. Free from preservatives, talc, filler and chemicals, mineral makeup is made from natural crushed mineral pigments, making it perfect for sensitive or irritated skin. Here’s our pick of the five best mineral foundations around.

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02 01 bareMinerals Foundation SPF 15 in Medium Beige, $70, used with bareMinerals Kabuki Brush, $50 03

02 Eles Liquid Powder Mineral Foundation

SPF 15, $58.50 03 Ultraceuticals Even Skintone

Compact in Honey, $55 04 L’Oréal Paris Bare Naturale Powdered Mineral Foundation with SPF 19 in Honey Glow, $33.95 05 Fresh Minerals Starter Kit  rovides all the products and tools required p

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to experience mineral makeup. It contains two loose foundations, finishing powder, eye shadows, plus bronzer and comes complete with makeup brushes, all for $89.95 RRP. 06 Inika Mineral Foundation in Nuture,

$54.95 Stockists

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Want wow-factor eyes? All you need is lashings of mascara (and a few simple tricks of the trade to become a wizard with the wand!).

01  Enriched with a special thickening formula, Rimmel London Volume Flash Mousse,

$14.95, claims to create lashes that look up to five times thicker in one application. 02  Natio Extreme Volume Smudge Proof Mascara, $14.95, is designed to go the distance: it won’t smudge, run or flake. Ideal if you know you’ll be heading out after your golf game at the end of the day. 03  The water-based hypoallergenic formula of Eles Sensitive Mascara, $31.50, is created

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especially for sensitive eyes. It adds volume and dries quickly to prevent clumping and smudging. 02

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04  Taking care of sensitive eyes, the Skeyndor Lash Volumising Mascara,

$28.80, has fine bristles that add volume, coat lashes evenly and leave them looking beautifully defined. 05  Water-resistant and gentle on lashes, Bare Escentuals Big Tease Mascara,

$40, has a unique brush: one side has short, thick bristles to add volume, the other has thin bristles to separate lashes (and for super easy application on the lower lashes!).

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06  For optimum length and fullness without

any unsightly clumping and flaking, try ModelCo Fat Lash Volumising Black

Mascara, $34.

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07  L’Oréal Paris Volume Shocking mascara, $25.95, requires a double application. First, sweep on the silver base coat to prime lashes before adding the intense top coat. It’s not just the formula that creates the volume, the clever criss-cross patterned wand ensures the application is even and dramatic. Stockists

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01  If you like your lip colour to last, reach for L’Oréal Paris Glam Shine 6 Hours in

Hold On Rose, $23.95, that uses Shine Fix technology to keep your lips luscious for up to six hours, and the heart-shaped applicator that slides into tight corners with ease. 02  Using a mineral complex to condition the lips, Revlon ColorStay Mineral Lipglaze in

Forever Raisin, $21.95, is a lip gloss that lasts. Try Everlasting Blush for fair skin, Perpetual Plum for olive skin or Forever Raisin for Asian skin tones. 03  Banish dark circles with this L’Oréal Paris Touche Magique in Ivory Beige, $24.95,

highlighting wand. It uses micro-reflecting particles to give your eyes a glow while hydrating the skin.

Brush on shimmery shades, from pretty pink pastels to vibrant hues of fuchsia, and debut a breezy, cleaner and lighter look.

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04  Plump up your pout with Clarins Joli Rouge in Parisian Pink and Hawaiian Coral, $40 each. The creamy colour glides on to lips while a Maxi-Lips Complex gently plumps them.

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05  Perfect for renewing lips, Inika Creamy

Crayon Lips in Fruity-licious, $27, is enriched with nourishing jojoba oil, vitamin E and shea butter. 06  Sweep this natural Inika Mineral Eyeshadow in Cherry Berry, $24.94, over your lower lids for a splash of shimmering pink. 07  Take a peek at your lips in the mirrored panel on L’Oréal Paris Infallible Longwear

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Lip Duo Compact in Unchanging Beige, $31.95, which has a moisturising base coat on one side and a hydrating lip shade enriched with vitamin E on the other.

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08  Swirling shades of shimmering colour come together in Revlon Mix and Mingle Lip

Palette in R.S.V. Pink, $19.95. Use each shade on its own, or blend them together to create your own personalised pink. 07

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Silky Skin Treat yourself to

Pearl™, a new laser procedure for treating

sun damage, uneven texture, brown spots

Permanent Make Up Australia The Australian Institute of Intradermal Micropigmentation Medical & Cosmetic Tattoo Pty Ltd

Lyn Quade New “Pearl” Laser Renews Skin’s Surface with Significantly Faster Results

and fine lines without the downtime, risk, or

repetitive treatments associated with today’s other technologies, is now available from Dr Craig Layt’s Clinic. “There is no other laser like this. It’s like a TCA peel with the controlled depth and full epidermal turnover” says Dr Layt. “My patients say their skin feels amazingly soft, like the new skin of a baby. With some other laser technologies, patients must wait up to six months to see the

deeper layers of skin to stimulate longerterm collagen growth. • A natural protective layer forms on the skin. • The treated skin will look slightly sunburned. • On day three or four the protective layer will peel away, leaving new, healthy, vibrant skin with a ‘pearl-like’ glow, underneath.

full results.”

The Pearl laser, made by Cutera Inc, is TGA

The Pearl procedure is ideal for patients of

approved and is the first application of the

almost any age searching for a safe and uncomplicated way to restore the skin’s youthful look and feel in only one or two treatments. It is the answer for patients who want quicker results and less downtime than other procedures available today. How it works: • During the procedure, pulses of light are gently delivered to the epidermis. • The laser simultaneously sends heat to the 56

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Para-Medical and Cosmetic Micropigmentation Practitioner

(07) 5597 4100 0466 111 488 Member: SPCP, AAM, APAA

What exactly is micropigmentation? Micropigmentation is the art and science of depositing tiny individual implants of pigment into the demal layer of skin. Using only specialised equipment and instruments, Lyn will place colour into your dermis skin layer, achieving the perfect result for you. Micropigmentation is also used in the medical field to enhance the final results of the plastic surgeon, often used to camouflage facelift scars.

the most ideal balance between cosmetic

Repigmentation for skin grafts, burns, mastectomy patients for redesign, recolouration of areola/nipple, or the colour camouflage reconstruction or realignment of a cleft lip.

benefit and minimal downtime. The Pearl and

INVEST IN YOURSELF WITH CONFIDENCE

2,790nm laser wavelength for cosmetic dermatology. This advanced technology provides

Pearl Fractional procedures are personally performed by Dr Layt. Dr Craig Layt Phone: (07) 5597 4100 or (13) 0066 7763 Benowa Clinic, Suite 1, AHC House, 14 Carrara Street, Benowa QLD 4215 www.drlayt.com

New Permanent make-up from the U.S. now in Australia. Make-up that looks perfect and natural now available at Dr Layt’s clinic. info@permanentmakeupaustralia.com.au www.permanentmakeupaustralia.com.au


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Dr. Craig Layt and his staff embrace a philosophy whereby the individual patient assessment, the latest in surgical and non‑surgical techniques and complete patient care are combined to provide an optimum result.

ProCeDures Breast Augmentation Breast Reduction Breast Reconstruction Breast Lift Brow Lift Ear Reshaping/Correction Eyelid Surgery Contour ThreadLift Thermage® – Non-Surgical Facial Contouring Laser Skin Re-Surfacing Liposuction Major Reconstructive Surgery Nose Reshaping Cutera Pearl & Pearl Fractional Laser Skin Cancer Tummy Tuck non-surgiCaL oPtions Anti-ageing Injections Dermal Fillers for Lips and Lines Medical-strength Microdermabrasion Skincare Therapy Medical-strength Chemical Peels IPL for Skin Rejuvenation IPL for Hair Removal Jane Ireland Skincare Make-up Evolve Professional Make-up Series Results RX & CosMedix Skincare Products

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Celebrating twenty years on the Gold Coast with our new purpose-built, state-of-the-art prestige vehicle repair facility.

Centrally located close to

Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island and Coomera. Offering a personalised 24-hour towing service operating between Northern Rivers and the Sunshine Coast.

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