Merriwa great-grandmother celebrates 105th birthday

Leslie O'Mara. Picture: Martin Kennealey d488406
Leslie O'Mara. Picture: Martin Kennealey d488406

HORSE racing enthusiast Leslie O’Mara had back-to-back celebrations this week, with her 105th birthday falling a day after the Melbourne Cup.

The great-grandmother lives at the RAAFA Cambrai estate in Merriwa, where she joined in the November 6 race celebrations as well as having a morning tea for the milestone birthday on November 7.

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