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Marble Statue commemorates Desiree Gill for her contribution to racing in Gympie.

Funding for the project was provided by a grant from the Gympie Regional Arts Fund, Ian and Kim Read, Barry Gill and the Gympie and Sunshine Coast turf clubs.

Mrs Gill, a champion bush jockey, died from injuries sustained when she was thrown from mount Celtic Ambition at Caloundra's Corbould Park in November 2013. She was just 45.

Location

Address:Exhibition Road, Mounting Yard, Gympie Racecourse, Gympie, 4570
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.203621
Long: 152.646115
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Monument Designer:Dan Davie

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th October, 2014
Source: MA
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