One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
plural nounAustralian, NZ
A race meeting for amateurs held in a rural area.
- ‘It's provided good spirits for this weekend's Brunette Downs picnic races, although that immediate area is drier than most.’
- ‘Already the regional clubs in the bush have been reduced to either non events or picnic races conducted with minimal support.’
- ‘Coming from country Queensland, and with experience of jackarooing, Megan knew how to relate to cattle men, and having a hard head, could survive the days of rum drinking that were required on occasions like the picnic races.’
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