Leading SA media figures will take part in tomorrow’s barrier draw for the 2021 TAB Adelaide Cup, to be run at Morphettville next Monday.
The prestigious race has been boosted by an extra $50,000 in prizemoney this year, boosting the total purse to $302,250.
Hosted by Racing.com’s Terry McAuliffe, the barrier draw for the Group 2, 3200m staying feature will be held at Morphettville from 10am on Tuesday, 2 March.
The Adelaide Cup is the biggest race day on the SA racing calendar and thousands will converge on Morphettville – under its COVID-safe plan – next Monday for the time-honoured race, first run in 1864 and featuring an outstanding honour roll of Australian racing’s biggest names.
The meeting will see the crème of South Australia’s trainers and jockeys joined by a strong contingent of interstate jockeys and trainers.
The Adelaide Cup will be held immediately before the 2021 Magic Millions Yearling Sale, at Morphettville, on Tuesday and Wednesday, 9-10 March.
IMAGE: Damien Lane wins the 2020 Adelaide Cup aboard King of Leogrance.