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  • Lincoln Moore's Oakbank Preview

    BEST BETS SILENT SOVEREIGN (Race 2) SANBLAS (Race 7)   EACH-WAY GOOD GIRL BELLA (Race 3)   VALUE HEKA EXPRESS (Race 8)   RACE 1 - 12:02PM Mt Bera Vineyards Maiden Plate (1050 METRES) RUE VIVIENNE was well backed when runner-up behind See You Later Now at Strathalbyn first-up. He draws a barrier...

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  • Opperman's Melbourne move

    Leading South Australian apprentice Jacob Opperman is making the move to Melbourne and joining the Mathew Ellerston Stable at Flemington. The 2021 Dux of the Racing SA Apprentice Academy, Opperman will move to Victoria on a three-month loan following the Adelaide Racing Carnival. Opperman, 18, has ridden 125 winners since...

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  • Three generations of Jolly's targeting Oakbank

    On paper it’s going to be a Jolly day at Oakbank on Easter Saturday. Three generations from the South Australian racing family have leading chances on what shapes a massive day. David Jolly saddles up six runners including three chances in the $127.250 Hills Railway Stakes (1100m) – Larimer Street,...

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  • James Jordan's Oakbank track report + speeds maps

    Check out James Jordan's track report and speed maps ahead of a massive day at Oakbank. TRACK REPORT Winning Post-1200m: Good give in the surface, minor wear from track gallops earlier this week. Coverage is solid and the grass has been cut shorter than previous years. Horses will get their...

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  • Balfour sets sights on Caulfield with Busker's Ballad

    Ryan Balfour has his sights on Caulfield on Easter Saturday with handy stayer Busker’s Ballad. Busker’s Ballad was the first South Australian horse home in last month’s Adelaide Cup running fifth behind Daqiansweet Junior before dropping back in trip and running second behind Designs at Morphettville last start. Balfour said...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Lincoln Best Bets

      BEST BETS YEAH YEAH NAH (Race 1) Placed behind Spinola Bay and Noname Lane last campaign and had some market support last start when she worked home OK behind Vampire Slayer at Morphettville. Draws a good gate and gets her chance to break through.   WOTUWANT (Race 3) Was heavily backed...

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  • Weekend Wrap: Harleymoven proves Derby credentials, Richard and Chantelle Jolly continue hot form

    ANY doubts about Harleymoven’s Derby credentials were erased with his dominant win in the Port Adelaide Guineas (1800m) at Morphettville on Saturday. The Dan Clarken and Oopy MacGillivray-trained galloper was perfectly ridden by Ryan Hurdle from a good barrier, working into the clear on straightening and charging away from rivals...

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  • Neindorf set to reignite career back home

    Talented jockey Lachlan Neindorf is returning home hoping to reignite his riding career. A star in his first season in the saddle, Neindorf took SA racing’s apprentice ranks by storm and finished fifth in the Adelaide Jockey Premiership in the 2019-20 season. A successful SA carnival, which included a Listed...

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  • Rock The Ring headlines Oakbank nominations

    PROMISING sprinter Rock The Ring headlines nominations for Saturday’s $127,250 Hills Railway Stakes (1100m) at Oakbank. The Tony and Calvin McEvoy-trained gelding will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of Despatch who used the Oakbank feature as a steppingstone to Group 1 Goodwood success in 2019. Rock The Ring...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Bordertown Preview

    BEST BET SHOCK ALERT (Race 4) EACH-WAY AIM TO PLEASE (Race 3) TURF TAPPER (Race 7) VALUE SPANGIRL (Race 7)   RACE 1 - 1:40PM Doan Pharmacies Benchmark 72 Handicap (1550 METRES) DEXTER YOU DEVIL is the best horse in this race by long way, but he has a huge weight,...

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  • Opperman starts New Year in style

    Jacob Opperman started 2022 in style with a metropolitan double at Murray Bridge on Saturday. South Australia’s leading apprentice enjoyed a quiet New Year’s Eve at home with family after winning at Warrnambool earlier in the day for the David Brideoake stable before teaming with Victorian trainer Patrick Payne and...

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  • Jolly set to keep Reign in SA

    David Jolly is likely to wait a week with talented sprinter Calypso Reign. The last-start Christmas Handicap runner-up will accept at Caulfield on Saturday and bypass the Gawler meeting, with his next run to be at Murray Bridge on Saturday week. “We nominated for Gawler and Melbourne, but I now...

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  • Murray Bridge Track Report & Speed Maps

    With James Jordan is away on a much needed holiday Racing SA's Dean Pettit, has stepped in and provided a full track report and speed maps for Saturday's meeting at Murray Bridge. TRACK REPORT Winning Post – 1800m: With this area horses are pulling up and the inside section has...

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  • Lincoln Moore's New Year's Day Preview

    BEST BETS SHEEZABIGDEEL (Race 2) STARS THE LIMIT (Race 3)   VALUE BELLE OF YORKES (Race 9) LIANNE (Race 9)   RACE 1 - 12:17PM AM & ME Langsford Plasterboard Contractors Handicap (1000 METRES) CHAMPAGNE DREAMS was impressive first-up leading throughout to beat Vintage Folly at Balaklava. This is harder but she’s...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Lincoln Best Bets

    BET BETS KINGSON (Race 3, No. 2) Bolted in last start and gets in OK after the claim. Can win again. CENTREFIELD (Race 8, No. 6) Local mare with a great record and maps well with the Gary Lo claim. EACH-WAY PLAY CENTRE SCOOTA (Race 6, No. 6) Made ground...

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  • Dare to Dream comes to an end

    South Australian racing has welcomed 250 new owners into the industry over the past two years as the Dare To Dream competition draws to a close. Dare To Dream offered new syndicates the chance to win a 10 per cent share in two horses over the two-year term, producing 14...

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  • Racing SA monitoring weather forecast - Murray Bridge

    If Saturday’s predicted forecast remains, Racing SA will enforce level 1 hot weather protocols in accordance with Racing SA’s Hot Weather Policies for Saturday’s Murray Bridge meeting. Further to this Racing SA Stewards wish to advise trainers that the arrival time for all horses entered to race this Saturday, 1...

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  • Murray Bridge inner track on schedule

    The inner-turf training track at Murray Bridge is on schedule for horse traffic in late April or early May in 2022. The new 15 metre wide, 1654 metre track is a vital addition to the Gifford Hill facility which is poised to become South Australian racing’s biggest training facility. The...

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  • Generous locals help build new KI stables

    Twenty brand spanking new stables, shower facilities, plus a freshly built BBQ and kitchen area will greet trainers and staff when they arrive at the Kangaroo Island Racing Club for the upcoming KI Carnival. Incredibly the new amenities only cost the club $50,000 due to the generosity of volunteers and...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Strathalbyn Preview

    BEST BET MUSTARI (Race 7)   EACH-WAY MAGICAL RIDE (Race 3)   VALUE SAND CAT (Race 6) MAGIC REWARD (Race 8) ZIP AKEED (Race 8)   RACE 1 - 1:20PM Northpoint Fleurieu Colts, Geldings & Entires Benchmark 58 Handicap (1100 METRES) Tricky race EQUICHUNK was a winner here two starts back beating DEXTER...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Naracoorte Best Bets

    BEST BET YOWZA (Race 3, No 3) Bookies went up $2.90 but that didn’t last long. He has run some nice races in much harder races. He draws poorly but has Justin Potter to offset the barrier and he won’t find a more winnable race. ALL HARD WOOD (Race 4,...

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  • Jolly way to finish the year

    Richard and Chantelle Jolly finished 2021 in style celebrating with a treble at Morphettville on Boxing Day. The pair boast an imposing strike-rate of 24.4 per cent runners to winners to lead both the State and Metropolitan Training Premierships in season 2021-22 having produced 58 winners in the calendar year....

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  • James Jordan's Boxing Day Speed Maps + Track Report

    Check out James Jordan's full track report and speed maps for Sunday's meeting at Morphettville. TRACK REPORT Winning Post-1800m: the spot where the runners pull up is probably the softest section of the track and sits in the '5' range but none of the races will run through this section....

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  • Lincoln Moore's Boxing Day Preview

    BEST BETS SUNFALL (Race 2) CHOSEN BLONDE (Race 4)   EACH-WAY PLAY MORTY (Race 6)   VALUE CARRY TH MUSKEY (Race 8) KENYAN WONDER (Race 9)   RACE 1 - 12:37PM Adelaide Galvanising Industries Two-Year-Old Plate (1050 METRES) CELTIC VADER was on speed and too good for Sandpiper here last time. He draws...

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  • Ichibansan looking to take the next step

    WELL-BRED four-year-old Ichibansan can take another step out of the shadow of big brother Dalasan by winning the $102,250 Southern Speed Final (2040m) at Morphettville on Sunday. The Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas trained gelding is chasing a third win in succession and will carry the colours that Southern Speed...

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