Sonja Martin and Shannon Kochelak at the Black Toyota Black Tie Ball.
Sonja Martin and Shannon Kochelak at the Black Toyota Black Tie Ball. Alexia Austin

GALLERY: Picnic Races kick off with ball

BASSETT Park was the place to be seen on Friday night, as well-dressed patrons made their way to the Black Toyota Black Tie Ball, a pre-celebration for the Picnic Races.

Hundreds of guests enjoyed a three course sit down dinner, drinks and live entertainment, that ran from 6pm until late.

The glamorous event was followed by the 119th picnic races, held at Basset Park today.


Spectator hit by motorbike at track taken to hospital

Spectator hit by motorbike at track taken to hospital

Ambulance service called twice to motorbike track

Family face deportation over son's medical condition

Family face deportation over son's medical condition

Family's visa applications rejected because of son.

$60 million tech hub answers calls for improved connectivity

$60 million tech hub answers calls for improved connectivity

AgForce president says the wait is finally over.