Warwick Turf Club president Jim Costello, Warwick Credit Union CEO Lewis von Stieglitz, trainer Collin Williamson, jockey Glen Killen and Racing Queensland deputy chairman Greg Hallam after the win by Zed Man in the Cup.
Warwick Turf Club president Jim Costello, Warwick Credit Union CEO Lewis von Stieglitz, trainer Collin Williamson, jockey Glen Killen and Racing Queensland deputy chairman Greg Hallam after the win by Zed Man in the Cup. Gerard Walsh

Sun shines bright on spectacular day of racing in Warwick

THE quality of the racing and brilliant day were the highlights of the Warwick Credit Union Warwick Cup meeting for Jim Costello.

The Warwick Turf Club president said the racing was very competitive.

"We had close finishes in every race but the Frasers Livestock Transport Newmarket," he said.

Mr Costello was grateful for the excellent weather.

"It was wet all day at the 150th anniversary meeting two years ago and we held a phantom meeting last year when the track was too wet for racing," he said.

Warwick Credit Union CEO Lewis von Stieglitz said it was a superb year for the WCU Warwick Cup.

"It has been a fantastic race meeting and a great crowd," Mr Von Stieglitz said.

"The marquee area sold out and there were high numbers in the public area."

Away from the racing, there was standing room only as the CGU Insurance Fashions on the Field was held during the afternoon between the marquee and public areas.

The classic ladies raceway section was won by Jennifer Acton, from Dingo, in Central Queensland, who was at Allman Park for the first time. Tamara Rickert, from Warwick, was runner-up.

Greenmount resident Lisa Frappell won the continental section from runner-up Brooke Walsh.

The best couple prizes were presented to Troy and Stephanie Martin, from Brisbane, and the prize for the best fascinator went to Nicole Ward.



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