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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Augusta Selections

    BEST BET DE LONG STAR (Race 2, No. 7) Victorian trainers Robbie Griffiths and Matt de Kock don’t have too many SA runners, and this would be the first at Port Augusta. This horse has been placed at 5 of 18 and comes off a handy effort running 4th at...

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  • I Am Bene set for interstate test

    Promising South Australian mare I Am Bene heads to Melbourne in what trainer Andrew Clarken hopes will be a stepping stone to spring success. I Am Bene has created a big impression in just four starts. She won her first two starts before a game effort when second behind Seradess...

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  • History beckons for veteran Behemoth

    David Jolly is confident he has multiple Group 1 winner Behemoth in a good place ahead of his return to racing at Morphettville on Saturday. Behemoth will chase a third successive Spring Stakes victory when he kicks off a campaign geared around chasing third straight Group 1 Memsie Stakes win...

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  • James Jordan's track report and speed maps

    TRACK REPORT Track walked at 12pm Thursday 11 August 2022.  Winning Post-1800m: Pretty fresh ground across the inside four lanes which is where they'll race in this section. No wear or fill to speak of and the coverage is solid for this time of year. It was sunny and windy...

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  • Dressage clinics passing on knowledge to next generation

    Dressage specialist Anne Smith was thrilled with what she witnessed at her recent masterclasses at Lewiston. Racing SA offered the chance to see Smith, a EA Level 2 Dressage Specialist and Level 1 General Coach who has been competing in dressage for over 20 years including at Grand Prix level,...

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  • Horse of the Year nominees revealed

    The 2021-22 South Australian Horse of the Year Awards will be a Jolly celebration. But just what Jolly-trained horse is crowned the Horse of the Year is still to be decided. David Jolly will be represented by Behemoth as he tries to claim the Horse of the Year Award for...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Morphettville Preview

    BEST BET CHICAGO STORM (Race 5) EACH-WAY JAGUARY (Race 6) VALUE MISS MUCINNI (Race 9)   RACE 1 - 11:52AM Thomas Farms Handicap (1100 METRES) The Jolly pair of ALPHA FLIGHT and KUSU both come off good runs. ALPHA FLIGHT led and was only run down late by Nishikado and does...

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  • Jump Out Journal: Murray Bridge

    A TOUCH FROSTY (Jump Out 1) Unraced Peter Hardacre-trained three-year-old who missed the kick badly but showed good speed to finish with rivals and looks a horse with some ability if he can mend his barrier manners. LORD VLADIVOSTOK (Jump Out 5) Classy galloper on the comeback from injury and...

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  • Amendment 5 - Postponed meeting update

    Racing SA wishes to advise the postponed meeting at Mount Gambier on Sunday 7 August has now been abandoned. Racing SA wish to advise the following races have been added to upcoming meetings Mount Gambier Sunday 11 September $22,000           Benchmark 54 Handicap                    1400m Naracoorte Sunday 25 September $17,000           Benchmark 58...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Balaklava Preview

    BEST BET KALAMON (Race 5) EACH-WAY PRINCE JOFRA (Race 4) PRINCESS RAFFLES (Race 7) RACE 1 - 12:10PM BTR Excavations Maiden Plate (1600 METRES) STAY AT HOME has shown improvement at all three runs in SA and was good when 2nd behind Magiclane here last start. He draws a good...

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  • Weekend wrap: Hickmott salutes on hometown track

    Leading Murray Bridge horseman Michael Hickmott kick-started his 2022-23 season with a metropolitan double on his home track on the weekend. Led by an impressive return of quality four-year-old Taunting, the 2020-21 season’s leading trainer is hoping the racing gods will again be on his side after an injury-plauged 12...

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  • Behemoth headlines Spring Stakes noms

    Behemoth will search for a third successive Spring Stakes victory when he makes his return to racing at Morphettville on Saturday. The David Jolly-trained galloper defeated Dalasan and Kemalpasa in 2020 before winning last year’s edition in the stewards’ room after Beau Rossa shifted out late and subsequently lost the...

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  • Apprentice Academy highlights: July 2022

    Lachlan Overall’s impressive record on the dirt continued in July when he combined with classy local Grinzinger Star to win the Port Augusta Cup. Overall is unbeaten from four rides aboard the Kylie McKerlie-trained galloper, and he has been on fire at Port Augusta riding ay 38.1 per cent runners...

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  • James Jordan's speed maps and track report

    TRACK REPORT Track walked at 12pm Friday August 2022 Winning Post-1600m: The track walks quite well, there is a bit of discolouration in lane 2 where the rye grass hasn't taken hold. Hard up on the fence might be slightly slower but not much in it.  1600m-1000m: Hard up on...

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  • Cashin' Chex to make history for Downing

    Ashton Downing will have her first Melbourne runner when in-form galloper Cashin’ Chex heads to Flemington on Saturday. Cashin’ Chex hasn’t missed a place in six runs since joining Downing’s stable earlier in the year and has drawn an inside gate with Ben Melham booked to ride. Downing enjoyed a...

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  • So Say Angel returns to happy hunting ground

    Ryan Balfour will keep talented mare So Say Angel in South Australia this weekend. Fresh off a double at to start the new season at Gawler on Wednesday, Balfour said the perfect barrier was enough to justify running So Say Angel at Murray Bridge on Saturday in preference to Flemington,...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Murray Bridge Preview

    BEST BETS ZOFFALA (Race 2) EACH-WAY OH MO (Race 5) VALUE WHISKEY ‘N’ WOMEN (Race 6) SOMEWATT FABULOUS (Race 7) RACE 1 - 11:52AM In Memory of Caitlin Forrest Three-Year-Old Maiden Plate (1200 METRES) ICE SYMPHONY was a nice run on debut making good ground behind Eros, the jump to...

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  • Well-Renowned in Roxby: secretary hoping for fairytale result

    Rising Renown will be trying to give part-owner and Roxby Downs Racing Club secretary Dwayne Gum a hometown Cup win in Saturday’s $15,900 feature. The Travis Doudle-trained galloper has been threatening to break through since coming to SA and will make his dirt debut with Stacey Callow booked to ride....

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  • Lincoln Moore's Gawler Preview

    BEST BETS MULGA LIL (Race 4) DEEVINE (Race 6) EACH-WAY DR CHOCCY (Race 1) VALUE ZIP AKEED (Race 7)   RACE 1 - 12:45PM Irongate Australia Maiden Plate (1100 METRES) TONY MONTANA has been placed at two of five and comes off a good effort when 2nd behind Glacius at here....

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  • Racing SA appoint Deputy Chairman of Stewards

    Racing SA is pleased to announce that Peter Ryan has been appointed to the position of Deputy Chairman of Stewards.  The role reports to Matt Santoro, who was recently promoted to Racing SA Chairman of Stewards from his role as Deputy following a departmental restructure. Mr Ryan is highly experienced...

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  • New partnerships feature as 22/23 season commences

    South Australian racing will have four new training partnerships when the 2022-23 season commences at Gawler today. Belinda Blanch will have her name in the form guide alongside husband Peter, Ali Brook will join husband Barry, Darren Magro and Aimee Bush will combine their Gawler stables while Greg Lesnikowski and...

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  • Apprentices to take centre stage at Roxby

    Saturday's Roxby Downs meeting will be the first in South Australian racing to feature only apprentice riders. No senior jockeys will make the trip north for the Cup meeting which will be run alongside Saturday’s metropolitan meeting Murray Bridge meeting. The six races have attracted 40 acceptors, all of which...

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  • Amendment 4 - Mount Gambier 07/08/2022

    Racing SA wishes to advise the Mount Gambier meeting scheduled for Sunday 7 August 2022 has been postponed due to the state of the track and current weather forecast. Racing SA will consider options to reschedule this meeting which will be communicated in upcoming days.

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  • Another Melbourne mission awaits Not Usual Glorious

    Travis Doudle has earmarked a Melbourne return for Not Usual Glorious after he made it three wins in succession at Moonee Valley last weekend. The former New Zealand galloper, who is part-owned by Port Adelaide stars Ollie Wines, Tom Clurey and Darcy Byrne-Jones along with former teammates Tom Rockliff and...

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  • Racing SA CEO Nick Redin to move on

    Racing SA will begin the search for a new Chief Executive Officer following the resignation of Nick Redin. “Announcements like this one are always bittersweet. While we know we are losing a quality leader, after 14 years at Racing SA Nick now has a terrific opportunity outside of our industry...

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