Queensland raceday feats
SEVEN WINNERS IN A DAY
BILL 'SKINNY' THOMAS at Townsville on June 29, 1929. The winning horses were Greengold, Own King, Kingsman, Constant Boy, Pageacre, Northern King and Night Flame.
NOEL THOMPSON at Cunnamulla on May 6, 1961 (they were all trained by Charlie Easton).
SIX WINNERS IN A DAY
LARRY ALLEN: at the Gold Coast on November 17, 1984 Dandy Miss, Alchera, Amboina, Burano, Lunch With Reeta and Cruise Missile. His other mount York Street ran third.
MICK DITTMAN: at Eagle Farm on Melbourne Cup Day November 1, 1977 on Taras Prince (3-1), Tullyish (2-1F), Best Show (10-9F), Some Idea (4-1) Christole (11-8F) and Sharville (9-2). His other ride Strong James ran second at 1-3 from Apprentice Dan McLeod on No Hassle at 11-2.
J.E. HAYDEN: is recorded as riding all six winners at Thangool on December 12, 1942 and then all six winners at Thangool on April 8, 1943 (one of those winners was a walkover).
FRED KAY is recorded as riding all six winners at Townsville on February 13, 1943.
MICHAEL RODD: Sunshine Coast on October 26, 2003. Special Degree ($7.50), Princess Tatsuta ($4.80), Silver Switch ($2.50), Singin 'Rodd N' Dancin ($13), Runobit ($3) and Order Arms ($4.40).
FIVE WINNERS IN A DAY
BILL BRISCOE Albion Park (December 1936 and August 1945)
JIM BYRNE Ipswich (September 1999), Sunshine Coast (August 2004), Sunshine Coast (July 2005), Doomben (January 2010), Doomben (June 2010)
GRAHAM COOK Doomben (December 1979)
MICK DITTMAN Doomben (September 1974), Doomben (June 1975), Doomben (June 1979), Doomben (March 1980)
GAVAN DUFFY Ipswich (August 1981), Eagle Farm (June 1983)
RON GOLTZ Toowoomba (December 2007)
LES HARRIS Gold Coast (November 1992)
LEN HILL Doomben (May 1970)
STATHI KATSIDIS Gatton (August 2000)
CHRIS MUNCE Doomben (November 2011)
AARON KENNEDY Gold Coast (March 2004)
TONY LANE Roma (March 2004)
RUSSELL MADDOCK Eagle Farm (June 1955) and Gold Coast (November 1957)
GAVIN MCKEON Rockhampton (October 2004)
MIKE PELLING Doomben (October 2000) His winners were Fetes Galantes (10-9 on), Emerald Zoff (5-2), Broc 'N' Roll (5-4), Animate (6-4) and What A Mess (8-1). He also rode a second and a third.
BRAD PENGELLY Sunshine Coast (October 2005)
ZAC PURTON Sunshine Coast (November 2002) Townsville (February 2002)
DAVID REWALD Taroom (September 2002)
FRANK REYS Charleville (October 1953)
JACK ROSS Oakey (June 1968)
ALF SCOTT Warra (February1958)
PETER SPRY Gayndah (September, 1998).
WALLY WELBURN Rockhampton (February 1977)
IVAN WERNOWSKI Doomben (April 1977)
NEIL WILLIAMS Gold Coast (August 1987 and March 1991)
BRIAN YORK Doomben (July 1994)