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  • Kangaroo Island Cup Hat-Trick on the Cards for Bruggemann

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    Trainer Nicole Bruggemann is confident she can claim a third straight Kangaroo Island Cup after her two runners, Centre Divider and Jestwin ran second and third in today’s final hit out before Saturday’s feature.

    The Dennis O’Leary trained Red Menace was heavily backed from $6.50 to $2.90 in today’s BM80 over 1750m and stormed down the outside to claim the race by long neck for Raquel Clark over the Bruggemann pair.   

    Red Menace has now won twice around the Kangaroo Island track and will be hoping that he can do what Jestwin did last year, which was win on the Thursday and back it up with a win in the Cup.

    Bruggemann was happy with the runs of both of her Cup hopefuls heading into Saturday.

    “I’m very happy with both runners. They did exactly what we thought they’d do. I probably didn’t expect Red Menace to come flying home so fast at the finish but the longer race on Saturday will definitely suit both of them.” Bruggemann said.

    Other Cup runners in the today’s 1750m were More Alpha who was four lengths off the winner and It’s Humphrey who finished 8.4 lengths last.

    The fresh on the scene for Saturday’s Cup will be the Dan Shepherd trained Saturday Sorcerer. The eight-year-old will have to carry 62kg in the Cup which is 8kg over the minimum and 7.5kg more than any other horse.

    While he’ll have to carry a big weight, he does have experience in big races with a second placing to his name in the 2017 Darwin Cup. He also has a fantastic record over the 1880m with two wins and two second placings from five starts.

    A big supporter of racing on the island, Bruggemann is excited about her chances of a hat trick of wins after Novikov and Jestwin have saluted in the last two editions.

    “Three in a row would be very nice, I don’t care which one wins.”

    And regardless of the result on Saturday, you can guarantee she will be back for years to come.

    “I just love coming over here. I think my horses travel well. We always try and get the same yards here and we always head down to the beach. We’d come even if we didn’t have horses!”

  • On The Road Again - Billet Doux Eyes Off the Naracoorte Cup

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    The well-travelled Billet Doux will make his first trip to the Limestone Coast on Sunday when he steps out in Sunday’s Mini Jumbuk Naracoorte Cup.

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  • Macdonald & Gluyas All Go for a Tassie Raid

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    Leading Adelaide training combination Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas will saddle up two runners in Tasmania over this weekend as they search for Stakes success on the Apple Isle.

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  • Young Hopes Winning Form Remains Good Form in the Strathalbyn Cup

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    Grant Young will be hoping winning form continues to be a good omen for Exalted Lightning heading into Sunday's Strathalbyn Cup.

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  • John O'Neil OAM: A Gentleman of the Racing Industry

    Posted by Marketing Department

    Regarded as one of the gentlemen of the industry, former race caller and SAJC course announcer John O’Neil had a voice instantly recognized in racing circles.

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  • Racing's New Vision

    Posted by Shane McNally

    As South Australia moves into a new era of racing coverage, a world-class production company is making sure that the highest possible standards are being provided.

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  • Vega Magic vs Viddora in the Goodwood?

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    Last year's Goodwood winner and South Australia's super mare look set to clash in May's Group 1 Darley Goodwood

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  • Magic Weekend for South Aussies on the Gold Coast

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    It was a huge weekend on the Gold Coast for Tony McEvoy and Lloyd Kennewell as their stables took out two of the major races on Magic Millions Raceday.

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  • South Australian's Hoping for a Million Dollar Saturday

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    Leading Adelaide trainers Tony McEvoy and Phillip Stokes will be eyeing off million dollar pay days when their youngsters take to the track in Saturday's Magic Millions Raceday on the Gold Coast.

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  • A Look at the Ceduna Cup

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    Tony Haddy’s New Wave will be looking to start the new year with another win at Ceduna after claiming December’s Thevenard Cup.

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  • Gawler Metropolitan Meeting Moves to Sunday

    Posted by Marketing Department

    Due to the extreme weather forecast for Saturday 6 January the Metropolitan meeting scheduled for Gawler has been moved to Sunday 7 January.

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  • Top 10 South Australian Racing Moments of 2017

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    As 2017 draws to a close, we look back at some of the South Australian Racing highlights from this year.

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  • Top of His Game

    Posted by Shane McNally

    One of our best jockeys showed with a masterful Group 1 winning ride during the Perth summer carnival that he's in career-best form.

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  • Alfred Chan Joins the Kennewell Stable

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    Hong Kong born apprentice Alfred Chan has joined the Lloyd Kennewell stable after riding 49 winners in New Zealand over the last two years. 

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  • Steel Frost Aiming for the December Double

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    The Will Clarken trained Steel Frost will be aiming to make it back to back Listed wins when his gelding lines up in the Adelaide Galvanising Christmas Handicap on Boxing Day.

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  • 2017 South Australian Feature Race Winners

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    It's been a huge year of racing in South Australia with some truly memorable victories over the last twelve months. 

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  • Up With The Best

    Posted by Shane McNally

    SA doesn’t have the numbers of the Eastern States but we showed again during the Melbourne Spring that our best horses are competitive anywhere.

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  • Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival switches it up to make way for Super Saturday

    Posted by Marketing Department

    For the first time in its 141-year history, The Oakbank Racing Club is pleased to announce a major change to its current racing program.

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  • Full Book of Rides for Kah at Ellerslie

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    Fresh off representing South Australian in the UBET Origin Jockeys Series in Queensland, Jamie Kah will represent the International team in tomorrow's Jockey's World Cup Prelude in New Zealand.

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  • Jet-Setting Jamie to Fly the Flag for SA

    Posted by Arlen Kaesler

    Leading South Australian jockey Jamie Kah will earn some serious frequent-flyer miles when she rides in Queensland this weekend before heading to New Zealand next week.

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