2008 Photo Contest, Sports, 1st prize

Andrew Quilty

Oculi for The Australian Financial Review Magazine

01 January, 2007

Children watch a horse race in a small outback town. The annual Maxwelton Race Meeting carries prize money totaling AUS$ 28,000 (nearly € 17,500), and attracts punters from all over the region. In an atmosphere that has changed little since the race club was established in 1951, visitors also participate in family foot races and games for young folk.

About the photographer

Andrew Quilty

Andrew Quilty’s photography career began in Sydney, 2000, on the day his application to a university photo elective was rejected. He quit, and set off around Australia...

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