Horse racing in the Australian desert at Birdsville – in pictures – The Guardian

Horse racing in the Australian desert at Birdsville – in pictures
The Guardian
For one weekend each year, Birdsville’s normal population of 115 people swells to a crowd of more than 6,000 when its annual horse race comes to town. Birdsville is situated on the edge of the Simpson Desert, 1,590km from Brisbane but that distance …


Horse racing in the Australian desert at Birdsville – in pictures
The Guardian
For one weekend each year, Birdsville's normal population of 115 people swells to a crowd of more than 6,000 when its annual horse race comes to town. Birdsville is situated on the edge of the Simpson Desert, 1,590km from Brisbane but that distance ...