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  • Amendment 31

    Racing SA wishes to advise following consultation with the Oakbank Racing Club and the Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club, the trials scheduled for Oakbank on Monday 7 February 2022 will now be conducted at Gawler on Thursday 10 February 2022. Nominations close with Racing Australia at 11.00am on Tuesday 8...

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  • Red-hot mare shooting for Oakbank hat-trick

    When it comes to horses for courses there may be no better example than The Trance Factor. The Ron Daniel and Trish Stanbury-trained mare took 37 starts to break her maiden status at Oakbank on December 22 before making it consecutive wins there last Wednesday. Daniel said he never gave...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Oakbank Preview

    BEST BETS THE TRANCE FACTOR (Race 1) SWEET GINGER (Race 4) EACH-WAY PLAY GOLDEN RIPPLES (Race 5) BLUE BEAR (Race 6)   RACE 1 - 1:40PM Sugar Financial Services Benchmark 54 Handicap (1050 METRES) THE TRANCE FACTOR took a long time to break through but now put together two wins on...

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  • Alpha male, spoilt, The King: Belligerent Behemoth one of a kind

    If he’s not travelling around the country winning races there’s a good chance you’ll find the star of David Jolly’s Goolwa stable, Behemoth, enjoying the surf at the nearby beach. He trains at his “happy place” three to four times a week and unlike his stable mates who are scared...

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  • Vorster's five-for highlights massive weekend

    Barend Vorster had a day out at Murray Bridge on Saturday bagging five winners on the nine-race card. The old firm was back dominating at Murray Bridge with Vorster combining with leading trainers Tony and Calvin McEvoy for four of his five winners. Water Into Wine kicked off their day...

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  • SA stables spend up at Gold Coast sales

    The Will Clarken stable may have left Queensland without success on track, but will return to Adelaide with five high-priced yearlings following the 2022 Magic Millions Yearling Sale on the Gold Coast. Clarken paid $400,000 for a colt by The Autumn Sun out of Cavaloce, a mare he trained to...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Strathalbyn Selections

    Check out Lincoln Moore's three best bets on Sunday's Strathalbyn program.  EQUICHUNK (Race 4, No. 1) Has two wins and two seconds from six starts at Strathalbyn and comes off a last start win here. The Jordan Frew stable is going well and gets a 4kg weight relief after the...

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  • James Jordan's Saturday Speed Maps + Track Report

    SA metro racing heads to Murray Bridge on Saturday, and James Jordan has your track report and speed maps for each and every race. TRACK REPORT Winning Post-1600m: Solid coverage overall. Minor wear but not concentrated to any specific lanes. Walked a Good 3 at the time, but was in...

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  • Picaroon, Outlaws Revenge set for Victorian raid

    Promising South-East mare Picaroon will chase a third win in succession when she makes her Flemington debut on Saturday. The Michael O’Leary-trained mare produced a brilliant turn of foot to run down rivals to win the Alcopop Series Final at Morphettville in December and will be trying to give the...

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  • Clarken's big Magic Millions decision for Beau

    Beau Rossa and jockey Todd Pannell face a wide barrier in their quest for Magic Millions riches at the Gold Coast on Saturday. The Will Clarken-trained galloper drew barrier 10 in the Magic Millions Snippets over 1200m with Clarken opting to run in the $1m Magic Millions Cup over the...

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  • Short-priced Sebonna set for Vignerons glory

    A key scratching has the Peter Hardacre-trained Sebonna a short-priced favourite in Thursday’s $26,800 Coonawarra Vignerons Cup (1700m) at Penola. Sebonna will be trying to add the second leg of the Limestone Coast Cup Series to his resume after he scored an easy win in the opening leg at Bordertown...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Penola Picks

    BEST BET SEBONNA (Race 6, No. 2) Handy galloper who maps perfectly and was a good Bordertown winner two starts back. Looks perfectly placed here by Peter Hardacre to win another leg of the Limestone Coast Cup Series. He is short but should be winning. EACH-WAY PLAYS GATSBY’S GIRL (Race...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Saturday Preview

    BEST BETS ANGEL LIKE (Race 4) EACH-WAY PLAYS KENYAN WONDER (Race 8) KISHSTAR (Race 9)   RACE 1 - 12:17PM SRS Security Services Handicap (1000 METRES) He’s drawn out wide, but TEQUILA TIME looks the one to beat here even with the weight. He was very good winning his first two...

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  • Apprentice news: Annells injured, Logan returns

    Apprentice Lizzie Annells is expected to be sidelined for three to four months following a trackwork fall at Morphettville on Tuesday. Annells, who recently gained her metropolitan licence and was booked for three rides at Oakbank on Wednesday, fell from a horse fracturing her wrist and will undergo surgery at...

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  • Jump Out Journal: Morphettville 11 January

    Lincoln Moore has found a few eye-catchers from a massive day of jump outs yesterday at Morphettville. SHE’S MARILYN (Jump Out 2) Showed speed and travelled nicely under Anna Jordsjo. This filly won at her debut at Murray Bridge in October and looks to have returned from a break in...

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  • Owners snap up Westover's former Queensland mare

    Scott Westover will try and carry his success with tried horses to Oakbank on Wednesday when former Queensland mare Salbris makes her South Australian debut. Westover said it been a challenge to source the right horses in largely a buyers’ market, but the success of Enchantingly and Rising Legend has...

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  • Explore thoroughbred racing careers with Clare Lindop

    Ever wanted a firsthand look at what it takes to be involved in the horse racing industry with an icon of SA racing? Well Racing SA is giving the opportunity for those interested in the sport of thoroughbred racing to be a part of a free course run by Racing...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Oakbank Preview

    BEST BETS CYBER INTERVENTION (Race 6) EACH-WAY PLAY ST JUST (Race 5) VALUE THE TRANCE FACTOR (Race 4) MULTI MUFFLA (Race 1) and CHRYSOS (Race 2) to win.   RACE 1 - 1:40PM Magain Real Estate Maiden / Class 1 Plate (2150 METRES) MUFFLA has had his chance in recent starts...

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  • Balfour's business booming in 2022

    Ryan Balfour’s busy end to 2021 has continued in the New Year with a training double at Gawler on Saturday. Balfour shares the lead in the Southern Australian Trainer’s Premiership with 28 wins, just five short of his total from the 2020-21 season. Kungka Maru and Fighting McLaren continued their...

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  • Brooke following in Mum's footsteps

    When you live a stone’s throw from the Strathalbyn Racecourse and have the pedigree that Brooke King has, it's little wonder that she’s the youngest trackwork rider in the state. The 15-year-old daughter of former jockey Raygan Koch (nee Rayner) has been eager to get involved in the family business...

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  • Nominations open for 2022 Stud and Stable Staff Awards

    Stables and Studs in South Australia have a chance to acknowledge the achievements of the unsung heroes within our industry by nominating dedicated staff in the 2022 Stud and Stable Staff Awards (SSSA). Almost $100,000 in prize money is up for grabs this year with nominations now open for several...

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  • COVID-19 Update: Racing SA

    From Thursday, 20 January 2022 everyone aged 16 and over who enters a South Australian Thoroughbred racing venue must provide proof that they are fully vaccinated (double dose) of a Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved COVID-19 vaccine. Licenced participants must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Racing SA Stewards...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Lincoln Selections

    FEARLESS AL (Race 5, No. 1) Past three runs have been good making ground from well back, the past two behind an in-form Sorridere. Jumps from 1350m to the 1750m, gets a 1.5kg claim for Gary Lo and looks perfectly placed. WOTUWANT (Race 7, No. 5) Second-up here and comes...

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  • James Jordan's Saturday Speed Maps + Track Report

    James Jordan is back for 2022, and has a track report and speed maps for tomorrow's metro meeting at Gawler!  TRACK REPORT Winning Post-1500m: Not overly firm which should please most participants. I felt it was in the '4' range but had a good amount of give in it. The...

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  • 'One more chance' for Octane

    It's going to be a case of wait and see in more ways the one when enigmatic galloper Octane resumes at Gawler on Saturday. The $1.4m yearling was on the verge of retirement following a winless 2021 and assistant trainer Tommy Stokes said it was hard to know just what...

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