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

    A new $120,000 race exclusively for 3YOs and 4YOs sold at Magic Millions 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 become...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Gawler Preview

    BEST BET: CALL ME SHAMUS (Race 6) EACH-WAY: WITCHEL (Race 1) VALUE: DOUBLE BLUE (Race 4)   RACE 1 - 1:40PM Atlas Event & Party Hire Maiden Plate (1100 METRES) WITCHEL is a former New South Wales mare now with Sam Burford. He jumped out at Strathalbyn on Jan 15 and...

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  • $2.6m increase to SA racing prizemoney

    The SA thoroughbred racing industry will receive an additional boost via a further $2.6 million increase in prize money. Effective from the 2021 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, all black type races will be increased. An additional $595,000 will be on offer in 2021, with the four Group 1 races across...

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  • Back-to-back Dux awards for Kayla

    Kayla Crowther has captured Racing SA’s most prestigious apprentice jockey award for the second successive year. Crowther was named dux of this year’s crop at the 2020 TAB Apprentice Academy Awards Night, held at Morphettville Racecourse on Monday night. Crowther booted home 103 winners in the 2019-20 racing season and...

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  • Amendment 28 - Industry Notice

    TRSA wish to advise that due to the weather forecast for Gawler on Saturday 23 January the meeting will commence earlier. This decision has been made in conjunction with the TRSA Industry Vet, Stewards, Equine Welfare Officer and the Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club, having regard for the temperature as...

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  • Amendment 27 - Program Notifications

    TRSA wish to advise that due to the weather forecast for this weekend the following procedures will be put in place. Gawler on Saturday 23 January will be conducted under the TRSA level 2 hot weather protocols. The weather for this meeting will be monitored constantly by Stewards and Vets...

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  • TRSA appoints leading interstate official as Senior Steward

    Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of highly regarded Australian racing official Greg Rudolph as a Senior Steward. Mr Rudolph is a former Racing NSW Deputy Chairman of Stewards and his appointment again underlines the SA industry’s ability to attract quality participants amid an ongoing...

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  • Amendment 22 - Meeting Transferred

    TRSA wish to advise in conjunction with the SAJC that this Saturday 5 December will now be run on the Morphettville Main Track The program will remain the same with the following distance changes Race 1        Benchmark 82               was 1000m           now 1050m Race 2        Benchmark 76                was 1950m           now 2000m...

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  • TRSA Announces Prizemoney Increases 

    Thoroughbred racing in South Australia will benefit from a return to pre-COVID prizemoney levels in a series of funding decisions announced today by the Board of Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA). The new prizemoney levels – which come into effect on 1 December – also include an increase equal to...

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  • COVID Update - Naracoorte Rescheduled

    Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) wish to advise that the meeting previously scheduled at Naracoorte for Friday 19 November has been rescheduled for Tuesday 24 November at Naracoorte. The fields have been transferred from Friday 19 November and scratchings have been reinstated. Race times to be advised.

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  • Amendment 20 - Program Amendments

    TRSA wish to advise following a review of the racing program, the following changes have been adopted. Saturday 28 November – Morphettville Race 4 $45,000 Benchmark 78 Handicap                                 2500m Now $45,000 Benchmark 82 Handicap                                 2500m Friday 4 December – Penola Race added Race 8 $15,750 SABOIS Maiden Plate                                                 1100m

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  • Boom Stokes Gelding Set to Debut

    BRAZEN Boy will try and live up to his massive boom on debut in the $140,000 Listed Merson Cooper Stakes (1000m) at Sandown on Saturday. The Phillip Stokes-trained gelding had the twitter sphere talking when he blitzed rivals by 14 lengths in a 850m Morphettville trial which was described by...

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  • Amendment 19 - Program Amendments

    TRSA wish to advise following a review of the racing program, the following changes have been adoped Saturday 21 November – Morphettville Parks Race 1 $45,000 Special Conditions 2MW-LY Handicap            1550m Now $45,000 Benchmark 82 Handicap                                 1550m Saturday 28 November – Morphettville Race 2 $45,000 Three-Year-Old Benchmark 64 Handicap       1100m...

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  • Amendment 18 - Program Amendments

    TRSA wish to advise from 11 November until 23 December, each Wednesday an eighth race will be added to the program. TRSA will program a $15,750 Benchmark 52 event where each horse that competes, will become eligible to compete in the $31,500 Benchmark 56 1200m run at Gawler on Saturday...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE - Strong SA representation for the richest race in Australia

    South Australia’s racing industry is proving it can compete on the biggest stage in the world with one-quarter of the field for tomorrow’s $15 million The Everest trained by South Australians. The Marshall Government last year announced a significant $24 million stimulus package for South Australia’s racing industry to help...

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  • Amendment 14 - Barrier Trials & Jump Outs

    TRSA wish to advise the following changes to upcoming Barrier Trials and Approval jump outs Gawler Approval Jump Outs on Tuesday 6th October have been cancelled Barrier Trials at Balaklava on Tuesday 13th October have been cancelled Barrier Trials Added Oakbank Friday 9th October, Nominations close at 11.00am Wednesday 7th...

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  • Amendment 13 - Meeting Transferred

    TRSA wish to advise that due to recent rainfall and the state of the track, the Penola meeting on Sunday 27th September has been transferred to Naracoorte. Fields will remain the same with the following distance changes Race 1 $18,000 Class 2 1300m                              Now 1200 Race 2 No Chang Race...

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  • 2020 TQCSI Balaklava Cup - crowd now 2000

    A CROWD of up to 2000 people will be allowed at the 2020 TQCSI Balaklava Cup next Wednesday, following an announcement from SA Health today. The increase allows for an extra 1000 tickets to be sold for the event, available now. “Tickets to our marquees have sold out, but we...

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  • Pannell, McEvoys and KI take spotlight at Thoroughbred Racing awards

    Top jockey Todd Pannell, the McEvoy stable and the Kangaroo Island Racing Club were among those honoured at the 2020 South Australian Thoroughbred Racing Industry Awards.  In a COVID-19-enforced departure from tradition, the awards took place online, via Thoroughbred Racing South Australia’s (TRSA) social media pages. Capping a brilliant season,...

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  • Clubs unite to unveil shared management team

    IN a groundbreaking, efficiency-creating first for Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA), a shared management team will oversee operations at the Oakbank Racing Club and Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club. The joint move by Gawler and Oakbank to deliver SA racing’s first shared services model has been welcomed by TRSA’s Board and...

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  • Evanston Sprint Partnership

    The Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club (GBJC) are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership, that aligns an iconic race on our calendar and a local family owned bloodstock company. Adelaide Plains Bloodstock is a family owned and operated breeding operation located right here in the Gawler Belt. With over...

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  • COVID-19 Update: Morphettville Racecourse

    Given the stringent COVID-19-related guidelines in place for Morphettville racecourse, the SAJC is eager to advise all trainers and owners of their attendance options and conditions: Each location on course has a maximum capacity and the SAJC is required to know every person located in these individual spots. The above...

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  • COVID-19 update | Changes to race-day attendance and procedures

    Following the State Government’s recent move to re-introduce/announce certain COVID-19-related restrictions in South Australia, the following decisions have been taken by TRSA management, effective immediately: Re-introduction of temperature testing of all essential personnel at race meetings and trials. Complete separation is required between essential industry/racing personnel and the general public....

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  • TRSA-Hygain partnership to facilitate better care for ex-racehorses

    A shared commitment to caring for thoroughbreds both during and beyond their racetrack careers has forged a new partnership between Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) and Hygain Feeds to facilitate better care for horses. In recent times TRSA has enhanced its already-strong focus on animal welfare and developing industry-leading practices,...

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  • No spectators at Port Augusta this Sunday

    RACING at Port Augusta this Sunday will be limited to essential racing participants and racing officials only, with no spectators or members allowed on course.  Due to the changing COVID-19 restrictions, industry guidelines now require complete separation between essential industry/racing personnel and the general public.  Industry participants will be required...

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