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Is this why Oktoberfest is at the racing club?

By colsim - 14 September 2005 10

Flicking idly through the Canberra Times glossy Spring 2005 See Canberra lift out yesterday, I was a little surprised to see this image for the story on Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest - Canberra style?

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10 Responses to
Is this why Oktoberfest is at the racing club?
Cameron 6:38 pm 14 Sep 05

Brings new meaning to the term “crap beer”.

Samuel Gordon-Stewar 5:14 pm 14 Sep 05

Presumably not for drinking, although the Germans have been known to do odd things…

Mr Evil 4:55 pm 14 Sep 05

Maybe the bloke at the back is trying to retrieve his Stein?

Cameron 4:29 pm 14 Sep 05

Well the racing has… the ‘fest isn’t affected though as I’m sure the Harmonie German Club have their own insurance – though probably not for the activities depicted in the picture above…

Thumper 4:25 pm 14 Sep 05

I thought all racing in the ACT had been cancelled due to insurance problems?

Cameron 4:14 pm 14 Sep 05

Interesting to note that they’ve got dates for October in there, despite it now being this weekend due to their inability to book the race course.

Ralph 4:07 pm 14 Sep 05

Mmmmm, looks erotic 😛

colsim 3:53 pm 14 Sep 05

I quite like the caption on the pic too – “Doing it the German way”

Thumper 3:51 pm 14 Sep 05

looks like that bull is about to get an unpleasant fright….

Samuel Gordon-Stewar 3:42 pm 14 Sep 05

Trainers, owners & jockeys beware…the Germans have their own ways of deciding the race winner!

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