The Gympie region has lost its most enduring and talented sportsperson after much loved jockey Desiree Gill died from injuries received in a race accident.
THE black and white colours worn by Desiree Gill in many of her race victories visited the winners stall twice during Gympie’s Desiree Gill Memorial day.
IT’S been an emotional two weeks for the family of jockey Desiree Gill, who died after a race fall at Caloundra on November 9.
HORSE trainer Barry Gill mourned the loss of the love of his life at her funeral in Gympie but said he had never been prouder of her.
A GUARD of honour made up of jockeys paid their last respects to “Gympie icon” Desiree Gill at her funeral in Gympie.
GYMPIE jockey Desiree Gill enjoyed one of the most successful race seasons of her career before her life was tragically cut short in a race fall on Saturday.