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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