The South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC) is Adelaide's premier metropolitan racing club.

It has a long history, back to the early years of the settlement of South Australia.

Today the SAJC's premier event is the Adelaide Cup, held in March and celebrated by the state by means of a public holiday.

Adelaide Cup recieved its public holiday status for the running of the 100th Adelaide Cup, aptly named the "Centenary Cup", in 1973.

Major racing events include:

TattsBet Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival including:

  • TattsBet Adelaide Cup Day
  • Schweppes Oaks Day
  • SportingbetSA Derby Day
  • Goodwood Day
  • Irish Race Day

Spring Carnival, including:

  • Caulfield Cup Day
  • Cox Plate Day
  • VRC Derby Day
  • Melbourne Cup Day
  • Family Fun Day
  • Christmas Twilight Races
  • Boxing Day Family Races

Experience the fashion, style, fun and excitement of racing at the SAJC.


Contact SAJC

08 8295 0111



Morphettville Racecourse,
Morphett Road, Morphettville SA

Postal address:
PO Box 707,
Park Holme,
SA 5043