Racegoers beared the cooler weather to attend the Mother's Day Races on Saturday May 11.
Mount Isa Race Club hosted about 150 locals for the special occasion race meeting, which included Fashions on the Field and the Battle of the Bush qualifying race.
Race one, Colonial Supermarket Benchmark 50 Handicap 1450m was won by King Solomon ridden by Dan Ballard, followed by Zumari ridden by Ray Hancock and Echelon Rose ridden by Jason Babarovich.
Race two, Cava Hydraulics Maiden Plate 900m saw A'richbrunette ridden by Ray Hancock place first, followed by Saltwater Sledge ridden by Dan Ballard and Strykingly So ridden by Keith Ballard.
Race three, Trevor Morris Builders Benchmark 55 Handicap 1000m was won by Will She Appeal ridden by Terrance Hill, followed by Brave Jewel ridden by Dan Ballard and Hologram ridden by Tim Brummell.
Race four, TAB Battle of the Bush was won by Mount Isa trainer Bob Burrow's horse Split the Atom, who will now travel to Brisbane to compete in the state final. Second place was Deadly Choices ridden by Keith Ballard and third went to Slithering Suzie ridden by Terrance Hill.
Race five, Vale Brank Burke Class 3 Plate 1200m was won by Target Strike ridden by Tamara Morris, followed by Kuril Fox ridden by Dan Ballard and Snippy Strategic ridden by Tim Brummell.
The next Mount Isa Race Meeting will be held on May 25th.
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