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THREE WINS IN A DAY

Dealing won the Shorts Handicap (carrying 9st 11Ibs), the Flying (carrying 9st11Ibs) and the Club Cup (carrying 9st9Ibs) at Warra on February 1, 1958. He was ridden in each race by Alf Scott who won five races on the day.

TWO WINS IN A DAY

Lodge Road won twice in one day at Gladstone on June 28, 1997.

Blue Boots won twice in one day at Toowoomba on June 22, 1946.

Canadian Chief won the third (by seven and a quarter lengths) and fifth (by six and a half lengths) events at Bundaberg on September 19, 2009, both times ridden by Ms Siobhan Kennedy.

Picnic In The Park was the last horse to win two races in a day at a TAB Queensland track at the Gold Coast in November 10, 1984. He was trained by Malcolm Raabe and ridden by Chris Smith.

Some Idea was the last horse to win two races on a day at Brisbane metropolitan track at Doomben on October 2, 1976. He won a trial ridden by Stephen Doyle and then a Flying ridden by Peter Wrigley. He was trained by Henry Davis.

Had-I-Wist won two feature races at Eagle Farm on May 5, 1919 - the Moreton Handicap and Royal Stakes. It was the last time two feature races were won by the same horse on the same day at a Brisbane metropolitan track. He was ridden by A. Woods.

Demetrian (Tormie x Demetra) owned by Peter Connell and trained and ridden on each occasion by Vic Ward who won a double three times in 1964-65. His doubles were at Longreach on August 15, 1964 and June 14, 1965 then again a few weeks later at Charleville on July 3, 1965. He also ran twice on the same day at Cloncurry (April 2, 1966), Longreach (September 12, 1965) and Barcaldine (September 26, 1964) for a win and place.

Jockey Bill Galletly rode a horse to win two races in a day on five occasions all at Gympie. Titusville (improvers and 8th division) August 12, 1961, Strathcon (purse and wallet) on March 21, 1970, Strathcon (wallet and handicap) on April 4, 1970, Strathcon (wallet and handicap) on April 25, 1970 and Persian Dignity won two races (wallet and purse) on July 18, 1970.

Tani High won two races at Wondai (flying and handicap) on June 2, 1973. The mare was bred, owned, trained and ridden by Lionel Richards.

Astrolo won two races at Richmond on May 8, 1971 – a maiden 4 furlongs ridden Morrie Hick, 10th division 5 furlongs ridden by Peter Bredhauer.

Flight Captain won twice at Gayndah on September 12, 1998 - a maiden (1000m) and a class 1 (1000m). In fact, jockey Peter Spry emulated the feat of his grandfather when he rode the card on the five-event program. Spry's wins were on Flight Captain (5-4 and 2-1), Tima Table (4-1), Sir Tatt (4-1 on) and Gallantry (3-1). His grandfather Col Spry rode the card at the Degilbo picnics in 1924. Sir Tatt was owned and trained by his father Winston Spry.

Galangal won twice at Texas on December 8, 2007. The field sizes were severely restricted as racing had only resumed from Equine Influenza the week before and only horses from Texas and Goondiwindi were allowed to compete. She was ridden in both races by Steven Galvin and trained by Rod Hilton.

Rich d’Or won an improvers and 8th division at Beaudesert on May 24, 1961.

Jockey Tom Doyle on November 21, 1953 at Bundaberg won the first and third races on a horse called Royal Edition. Also on that day he won on Constant Choice and Spring Daisy which gave him four wins from four rides. The week before he rode Royal Edition, Constant Choice and Lady Koon to win. These were his first seven winners in his riding career. He never rode at Bundaberg again therefore giving him seven rides at Bundaberg for seven wins.

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