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February 2021

  • Lincoln Moore's Balaklava preview

    BEST BET: KALAMON (Race 5) EACH-WAY: PELADERA (Race 6) ROUGHIE: SANBLAS (Race 3)   RACE 1 - 1:35PM Terminus Hotel, Balaklava Three-years-old and Over Maiden Plate (1600 METRES) Open race. I thought ANOTHER WHINE was good making ground behind Call Me Archer last time over 1500m and getting out to the...

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  • Victorian visitor scorches turf in Magic Millions Classic

    Victorian visitor Scorched Earth has won the $202,250 Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) in emphatic style, powering away to win by a space at Murray Bridge today. The John Moloney-trained filly finished second in a Blue Diamond Prelude before crossing the border for today’s race, which was the feature of...

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  • Jolly stable heads to Melbourne with star duo

    Richard and Chantelle Jolly will return to Melbourne tomorrow hoping to atone for a near miss in last weekend’s Group 1 Oakleigh Plate.  Stable star Kemalpasa was narrowly beaten into third spot behind Celebrity Queen and Portland Sky in the Caulfield feature and the training duo head to Flemington armed...

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  • Jim Johnson: The original punter’s pal

    The original punter’s pal has been hailed as a “champion, gentleman and good bloke” by the SA jockey who took over his unofficial title.  Australian Hall of Fame member and four-time Adelaide jockeys’ premiership winner Jim Johnson died yesterday, aged 92.  Johnson is one of the few jockeys to win...

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  • Bill Holland Series continues at Penong

    The third round of Racing SA’s annual Bill Holland Series will be run at tomorrow’s Penong Cup meeting. The opening two rounds of the six-round series were held at Ceduna on January 16 and Lock on Valentines Day. Four prizes are up for grabs as part of the Eyre Peninsula-focused...

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  • Amendment 35 - Balaklava distance amendment

    Racing SA wish to advise that the distance of Race 6 The Jocks Plate – Maiden/Class 1 Plate at Balaklava on Sunday has been adjusted from 2100m to 2200m. Stewards inspected the start today and are of the belief infrastructure in place may be of hindrance in the removal of...

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  • Local Rules of Racing as of 26/2/2021

    Local Rules of Racing as of 26/2/2021 Download Here

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  • Eaton chases career-high on Scorched Earth in Millions

    Jessica Eaton will chase the biggest win of her rapidly rising career in tomorrow’s $202,250 Magic Millions SA 2YO Classic (1200m) at Murray Bridge.  Eaton’s elevation to become South Australia’s leading rider in 2020/21 has seen her booked by astute Caulfield horseman John Moloney to partner race favourite Scorched Earth...

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  • Update: Racing Rewards Voucher Eligibility

    All horses that have Racing Rewards Eligibility competing tomorrow at Murray Bridge qualify to receive the $10,000 voucher to the Adelaide Magic Millions Yearling Sales should they be the first eligible horse over the line. This includes “Breeder Paid” and “Fully Nominated” horses as specified in the superseded SABOIS Scheme....

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  • Adelaide Plains - Balaklava

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  • Official Directions to all Racing Participants – Operational Matters

    Racing SA Stewards provide notice of the following official directions applicable to all racing participants; 1. The practice of leading two or more riderless horses at the same time (Official Direction 01/2021) “The practice of a person leading two or more riderless horses at the same time at any racecourse,...

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  • Exciting mare heads Adelaide Cup noms

    Exciting mare Tralee Rose headlines the 29 nominations for Monday week’s $302,250 Group 2 TAB Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville. The highly-promising four-year-old is one of two horses nominated by Warrnambool and Ballarat horseman Symon Wilde, who could also bring Nelson to Adelaide, a European import part-owned by Lloyd Williams....

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  • Lincoln Moore's Saturday Preview

    BEST BET: TIBETAN (Race 8)  EACH-WAY: YULONG HERO (Race 1)  VALUE: SKILLED BUNCH (Race 5)    RACE 1 - 12:36PM Beston Pure Foods Maiden Plate (1000 METRES)  YULONG HERO looked good in first trial in SA when he wasn’t asked to do a lot behind Muffla before missing away last time...

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  • Penong Cup

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  • Lincoln Moore's Penola Preview

    WIN: RANGER CEE JAY (Race 7) EACH-WAY: GRIMESY (Race 5) VALUE: FOUR OUTLAWS (Race 8)   RACE 1 - 1:05PM TDC Livestock and Property Benchmark 68 Handicap (1100 METRES) The Opperman stable has a mortgage on this race, with Jamie saddling up three runners and son Jacob riding ROHLON DRUNK, who...

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  • Weights favour SA stayer in Launceston Cup

    A big turnaround in the weights is in the favour of South Australian stayer Classic Weiwei in today’s $250,000 Group 3 Launceston Cup.  Classic Weiwei meets Hobart Cup winner Double You Tee 4.5kg better after the Patrick Payne-trained six-year-old defeated him by 1.25 lengths last time out.  Tony and Calvin...

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  • Trio’s black type dream on hold…for now

    A local trio’s path towards a breakthrough black type win is on hold – for now. Hankstar, one of the state’s most improved gallopers, has been withdrawn from this Saturday’s Murray Bridge meeting, slated to be the final lead-up run before his tilt at the Listed C S Hayes Memorial...

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  • Racing SA/Magic Millions unveil new race for 3YOs & 4YOs

    A new $120,000 race exclusively for 3YOs and 4YOs offered at Magic Millions yearling sales will become part of the South Australian racing calendar. Racing SA and Magic Millions today jointly unveiled the 3&4YO Classic, to be run over 1400m at Murray Bridge Racing Club from 2022. The race will...

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  • Summer Race Day - Penola

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  • Tralee Rose with one hand on Adelaide Cup

    Tralee Rose put one hand on next month’s Group 2 Adelaide Cup trophy with an emphatic Lord Reims Stakes win at Morphettville on Saturday.  Widely considered as one of the most exciting stayers in Australia, it was an easy watch for connections as she powered away to beat Long Arm...

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  • Capacity field looms for Murray Bridge’s inaugural Magic Millions feature

    A capacity field looms ahead of the inaugural $202,250 Magic Millions SA 2YO Classic at Murray Bridge on Saturday.  Traditionally run on Adelaide Cup Day, the richest two-year-old race in SA has been moved forward nine days in 2021 and Racing SA received 18 nominations for the feature – including...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Lincoln preview

    WIN: VALENTIGRA (Race 1) EACH-WAY: Riverside Rock (Race 2) VALUE: NAVY COMMANDER (Race 6)   RACE 1 - 1:35PM Dempsey's Saddlery & Feed Supplies Two-Year-Old Benchmark 58 Handicap (1210 METRES) The McEvoy stable don’t come to Port Lincoln often and VALENTIGRA wears blinkers for her debut. She trialled nicely behind Knightstown,...

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  • Equine-focused vet clinic at Murray Bridge

    A new equine-focused veterinary clinic will be built at Murray Bridge Racing Club, further vindicating the Marshall Liberal Government’s recent multi-million dollar, job-creating investment in the Gifford Hill facility. News of the private enterprise project follows a $5 million State Budget 2020-21 funding announcement to help transform the club into...

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  • Aspiring Owners Club – try before you buy

    The Aspiring Owners Club – a perfectly named brainchild of leading SA trainer Will Clarken – aims to give budding racing enthusiasts a “try before you buy” experience with racehorse ownership. Free to join, the new initiative will provide an inside look at the thrill of racing from an owner’s...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Saturday Preview

    RACE 1 - 12:21PM Pike & Joyce Handicap (1600 METRES)  Good race. RITRATTO is building an imposing record with five wins from as many starts over the mile. He was dominant beating Charossa last time, he’ll roll forward and is sure to take some gunning down. IRONCLAD is the danger....

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