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advantages: Of least importance at 1700
sharp turn at 1100m and a very short run HOME makes it running
out wide difficult. There's a noticeable dip at the 450m.
Mary MacKillop, anticipated to be Australia’s first Saint,
together with Father Julian Tenison Woods founded the religious
order, The Sisters of St. Joseph, in Penola on the 19th March
is one of the oldest racing clubs in the south east of South Australia.
While race meetings in the mid 1800s were relatively informal
affairs Penola is attributed with holding the first official meeting.
It was held over three days in February 1856.
move to the current location was made in May 1906 when the club
bought 96 acres for 411 pounds. In 1979, Kalangadoo Racing Club,
which was formed in May 1898, joined with Penola.