It’s all down hill for Bangalow’s billy carts

It was serious business for pilots of billycarts in Bangalow for the annual derby. Photo Tree Faerie

It was serious business for pilots of billy carts in Bangalow for the annual derby. Photo Tree Faerie

Eve Jeffery

The gods of three and four wheeled dreams played nice on Sunday and the weather was perfect for the annual running of the Bangalow Billy Cart Derby.

With a 12 event card, adorned with a parade and fun with the firefighters, music, dance and food, Bangalow once again brought out it’s best, and everyone had way more than their allocated serve of fun.

Bangalow Billy Cart Derby co-ordinator Richard Millyard said, ‘the sun shone on the derby for the 17th consecutive year on Sunday and it proved to be another great day.’

‘Congratulations to Dunoon Primary, which scooped the pool, taking both first and second prizes in the Traditional Billy Cart Schools Challenge and picked up all of the $1,000 prize money,’ he said.

Photos  Tree Faerie

Bangalow Billycart Derby Race Results 2017


5-7 years:                    1- Fred. 2- Felix. 3- Chloe.

8-11 years:                  1- Sid. 2- Riley & Thomas. 3- Archie.

12-15 years:    1- Luke. 2- Tolkin. 3- Isac.

Schools Challenge:      1- Dunoon. 2- Dunoon. 3-Bangalow.

Parent and Child:         1- Luke & Tony. 2- Oscar & Justine. 3- Riley & Rowen

Mothers:                      1- Alison. 2- Katrina. 3- Lobke.

Seniors; 1- Tony. 2- Simon. 3- Andrew.


5-7 years:                    1- Japhi. 2- Maya. 3- Jorge.

8-11 years:                  1- Archie. 2- Jack. 3- Pablo & Aquila.

12-15 years:    1- Charlie. 2- Isac. 3- Oliver.

Schools Challenge:      1- Dunoon, 2- Bangalow. 3rd Rosebank.

Parent & Child;           1- Jordan & Jarrah. 2- Eddy & Oliver. 3- Frankie & Anthony.

Mothers:                      1- Kerry, 2- Ashleigh. 3- Nicole.

Junior Professional: 1- Angus. 2- Jarrah & Kanna. 3- Elias.

Senior Professional: 1- Dave. 2- Howard. 3- Jordan & Jarrah.

Seniors Homegrown:            1- Dave. 2- Chris. 3- Eddy.

Tag Team:     1- Dunoon Automotive. 2- Curtis’s. 3- Rat Rod.

Sporting Club Challenge: 1- Bangalow Soccer. 2- Bangalow Rugby.

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