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May 2018

  • Kah Sets a New Personal Best with 131 Winners

    Four winners at Balaklava yesterday saw Jamie Kah notch up winner 131 of the 2017/18 racing season, overtaking her personal best record of 130 which she achieved last season.

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  • Synephrine Notice

    Trainers and industry participants are alerted to recent warnings issued by Racing NSW and Racing Victoria Stewards that the substance synephrine is considered under the Australian Rules of Racing to be a prohibited substance.

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  • Amendment 52 - 2017/2018 Racing Season

    At the request of the SA Trainers Association, an additional race has been added to the race meeting on Wednesday 6th June 2018 at Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club. Race 9  $13,000            Two-year-old Maiden Plate SABOIS                           1100 metres Nominations close 12pm Thursday 31st May 2018.

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  • Strong SA Flavour in the Magic Millions Broodmare Sale

    There was a strong South Australian showing on Day 1 of the Magic Millions Broodmare Sale at the Gold Coast with plenty of South Australian Stakes winners going under the hammer.

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  • Amendment 51 - 2017/2018 Racing Season

    Please note that in consultation with the SA Trainers Association, TRSA wish to advise the following race condition change at Gawler on Wednesday 6th June 2018.  Was Race 7              Three-year-old and over Maiden Plate                                     1200 metres Now Race 7              Two-year-old and over Maiden Plate                                       1200 metres In addition, we will...

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  • Amendment 50 - 2017/2018 Racing Season

    Please note that in consultation with the SA Trainers Association and the Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club the Trials scheduled for Thursday 7th June 2018 have been re-scheduled for Friday 8th June 2018. Nominations will now close at 11am Wednesday 6th June 2018.

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  • All the Winners from the UBET Festival of Racing

    It was a massive six weeks of racing in Adelaide with 25 black-type races over the carnival including four Group 1's, there were some fantastic stories to go along with some of the incredibly talented horses we saw! 

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  • Frances Nelson QC appointed Vice Chairman of Asian Racing Federation

    In what is another major compliment to the local racing industry, Thoroughbred Racing SA Chair Frances Nelson QC has been elected as one of two Vice Chairmen of the Asian Racing Federation.

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  • Top 5 Moments of Darley Goodwood Day

    What a finish to the UBET Festival of Racing! Darley Goodwood Day proved once again it's the best day of racing on the South Australian calendar and weren't there some amazing stories to come out of it!

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  • Inside Word: The Local Hopes in the Group 1 Darley Goodwood

    We get the inside word from some of the trainers and jockeys of our local stars in Saturday's Group 1 Darley Goodwood!

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  • Best Bets: Goodwood Day

    It's the final day of the UBET Festival of Racing and our tipsters have been on fire so far. Let's hope they can find a couple more winners to fill our pockets! 

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  • Chances a Plenty on the Goodwood Day Support Card

    The support card for the big Darley Goodwood Day is one of the best you'll see with some of Australia’s finest horses making their way to Morphettville on Saturday!

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  • 5 MINUTES WITH THE WINNER AT OAKS DAY

    It was Dana's first time at The Races on Oaks Day on May 5 and what a day it was - she took home the best dressed womenswear title and $1,000 cash (maybe you can start to tick that Gucci bucket list off, Dana!).  Dana stoodout to the judges in...

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  • Viddora Returns to Halt Vega’s Attempt at History

    Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Goodwood has been buoyed by the return of South Australian mare Viddora as she attempts to claim a hometown Group 1 and upset last year's winner Vega Magic

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  • Street Style looks from SA Derby Day

    The only certain things in life are taxes, death and the blessed sartorial matrimony between black and white. The aforementioned death and taxes were part of a letter by the late Benjamin Franklin addressing the then new US constitution, and much like the traditions upheld across the Pacific oceans, we...

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  • Top 5 Moments of SA Derby Day

    Day Two of the UBET Festival of Racing was just as memorable as the first as Darren Weir claimed his third successive Group 1 South Australian Derby!

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  • Amendment 49 - 2017/2018 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that additional Trials will be scheduled for Penola Friday 18th May 2018. Nominations close 11 am Wednesday 16th May 2018.

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  • Best Bets: Derby Day

    South Australian Derby Day is here! We get some tips from the best in the business for the weekend ahead.

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  • Allen hoping for a bit of luck as he eyes a Derby hat-trick

    John Allen has previously ridden all four of Darren Weir's horses in Saturday's Group 1 UBET South Australian Derby and he's very happy to be on Civil Disobedience in the feature.

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  • Fab Four for Weir in his Quest for a Hat-Trick of Derby Wins

    Darren Weir is set to have a four-pronged attack in his quest for three successive Group 1 UBET South Australian Derby victories on Saturday.

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  • Top 5 Moments of Schweppes Oaks Day

    What a start we had to this year’s UBET Festival of Racing! Saturday's Schweppes Oaks Day was one of the great days at Morphettville with a maiden Group 1 win and the emergence of Australia’s most exciting horses the two big stories of the day!

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  • Best Bets: Oaks Day

    We get the thoughts of our South Australian racing experts ahead of Day 1 of the UBET Festival of Racing!

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  • Tantalizing Support Card for a Massive Oaks Day

    While there are two massive Group 1 races this Saturday, the strong support card will have plenty of people's attention with some of Australia's finest horses descending on Morphettville!

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  • Amendment 48 - 2017/2018 Racing Season

    Please note TRSA in consultation with the SA Trainers Association would like to advise the following change to the race program at Balaklava Wednesday 9th May 2018. Was Race 5 $13,000 Distance Maiden Plate (SABOIS)                                                  2200 metres Now Race 5 $15,000 Maiden Class 1 Plate (SABOIS Plus)                                             2200 metres

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  • Who Wins the Group 1 UBET Classic? A Statistical Look

    The UBET Festival of Racing is finally here and the Group 1 UBET Classic looks like is going to be one for the ages! Using statistics from the last ten years of the race, we try and narrow the field of 18 down to 1 winner!

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