Bumper crowd for Melbourne Cup of the Mallee

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD: Winner of the Mindarie-Halidon Racing Club’s Fashion on the Fields, Renmark’s Morgan Pfitzner (second from right), pictured on Sunday with the male winner (Brok Bates, of Loxton), the Fashion on the Fields runner-up Jacquline Goldfinch (second from left), and former Riverlander Kylie Clifford (right), who won the milliner award. PHOTO: Paul Mitchell

A BUMPER crowd of about 1500 people – including busloads and carloads of Riverlanders – descended on the tiny town of Halidon for Sunday’s annual ‘Melbourne Cup of the Mallee’ race meeting

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Paul Mitchell


Paul Mitchell rejoined The Murray Pioneer as editor in late 2006. He started at The Pioneer in 1996 as a cadet journalist, before moving to The Loxton News as editor in 2002. He has won several journalism awards during his career.

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