Skip to Content

racing-sa--racing

  • Vic filly torches rivals as Jess, Stacey excel

    Victorian filly Scorched Earth torched rivals to continue the amazing 2020-21 season for jockey Jessica Eaton in the inaugural Magic Millions SA 2YO Classic at Murray Bridge on Saturday.  It was a dominant performance by the John Moloney-trained favourite, who controlled the race from her good barrier before leaving rivals...

    Read more

  • Magic Millions season continues in SA

    Magic Millions’ expanding relationship with South Australia will hit next level at the 2021 Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale. The sale – to be held immediately after the 2021 Adelaide Cup, on Tuesday 9 March, and Wednesday 10 March – will unearth the latest racetrack stars, from one of the...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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,...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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...

    Read more

  • 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....

    Read more

  • Lincoln Moore's KI preview

    BEST: MUFFLA (Race 2) EACH-WAY: MISS CATASTROPHI (Race 4) VALUE: GO BOO BOO (Race 6)   RACE 1 - 1:20PM Pirate Life Maiden Plate (1008 METRES) ATTACK THE PIN has had a few chances but has very good early speed. He draws out but will give them something to chase. JACKS...

    Read more

  • Amendment 34: Program Amendment

    Racing SA wish to advise that an 8th Race has been added to the Programme at Penola on Wednesday 24 February. Race Added: $21,800 Benchmark 68 1100m Nominations for this race close at 10am on Friday 19 February. Acceptances close at 9am on Monday 24 February.

    Read more

  • Price is right for first Group 1 ride

    Will Price’s stellar run in the saddle has been rewarded with his first Group 1 ride in Saturday’s $500,000 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield. Fresh from a treble at Sandown on Wednesday, Price will partner the aptly named Riding The Wave for Warrnambool horseman Lindsay Smith. “I’m very excited, I’m...

    Read more

  • LIncoln Moore's Morphettville Parks Preview

    BEST BET: NO STRINGS (Race 1) EACH-WAY: MOUNT MADEIRA (Race 3) VALUE: CLAREFELILLI (Race 5)   RACE 1 - 12:45PM Strath Small Engines Maiden Plate (1550 METRES) NO STRINGS had every possible chance three starts back over the mile at Strathalbyn and then stepped up in trip at Oakbank and was...

    Read more

  • Lincoln Moore's Strathalbyn Preview

    BEST BET: NO STRINGS (Race 3)  EACH-WAY: MOUNT MADEIRA (Race 5)  VALUE: CLAREFELILLI (Race 7)     RACE 1 - 1:05PM Commercial Hotel Strathalbyn Maiden Plate (1100 METRES)  DIVENIRE is on debut for Andrew Clarken. He looked pretty handy winning a recent jump-out here and I’d be happy to have something on...

    Read more