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August 2018

  • MEDIA RELEASE: Jamie Kah dominates SA Thoroughbred Racing’s big night

    Jamie Kah dominated the 2018 South Australian Thoroughbred Racing Industry Awards held at Morphettville Saturday night (1 September), taking out a host of honours following another stellar season. In a repeat of last year’s success, Jamie went back-to-back by winning the Glennon-Johnson Award for South Australian Metropolitan Jockey of the...

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  • National pride is at stake for Australia and Ireland at Saturday’s Irish Race Day

    Australia and Ireland clash in Saturday’s two Jumps Challenge events at Morphettville, with their national pride at stake. The Irish have well and truly had the wood over the Australian’s in the last few years with the last Aussie victory coming way back in 2015 when Steven Pateman saluted on...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Clare Lindop joins the immortals in SA Thoughbred Racing’s Hall of Fame

    Clare Lindop will add another accolade to her glittering trophy collection by being inducted into the South Australian Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame on Saturday night (1 September). Lindop – who was the first Australian woman to ride in a Melbourne Cup, the first female winner of the Victoria Derby...

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  • Irish jockeys Adam Short and Donal McInerney arrive in Australia

    This Saturday at Morphettville is Irish day with the highlight of a great afternoon’s racing the two jumping races where Australia and Ireland will do battle in such a contest for the 43rd time. The four man team representing the visiting nation comprises two Australian based Irishmen in Martin Kelly...

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  • Amendment 5 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise an additional race has been added to the race meeting on Sunday 9th September 2018 at Naracoorte Racing Club. Race 8  $10,000            Maiden Plate (3YO – Set Weights) SABOIS                1800 metres Nominations close 12pm Monday 3rd September 2018.

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  • Webster’s Armada Set to Attack the Quorn Cup

    The Anthony Webster trained Grand Armada will line up in his first Country Cup on Saturday when the last start winner makes his way from his Gawler stables to Quorn.

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  • Japanese Apprentice, Ryusei Sakai is making an impression on South Australian racing

    South Australian racing has provided some wonderful opportunities for young International jockeys in recent times. The past two SA UBET Apprentice Academy years have seen Matthew Poon from Hong Kong and Emily Finnegan from Ireland crowned as Dux of the UBET Apprentice Academy in South Australia. Matthew Poon after his...

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  • Amendment 4 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that following a track inspection of the Naracoorte track today, the meeting scheduled for Sunday 26th August has been abandoned due to inconsistencies in track conditions and the unlikelihood of improvement before Sunday.

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  • Amendment 3 - Racing Season 2018/2019

    TRSA wish to advise that the meeting scheduled for Naracoorte on 19th August 2018 has been abandoned due to the current state of the track, forecast rain and the race programming in the South East. The meeting previously scheduled for Bordertown on Sunday 26th August 2018 has been transferred to...

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  • Steel Frost to be a feature in the Spring Stakes

    Todd Pannell and Will Clarken will be hoping for a repeat of last year’s success when Steel Frost returns to the track in Saturday’s Group 3 Spring Stakes at Morphettville.  Clarken and Pannell teamed up to claim the 2017 feature when Mio Dio caused a boil over to defeat Lord...

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  • Australia v Ireland Challenge Series

    The South Australian Jockey Club’s ever popular Irish Race Day at Morphettville on Saturday September 1 is fast approaching. On the track, the highlight of the day will be the two jumping races where the Australian and Irish teams will lock horns for the forty third occasion in such a...

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  • Eyes on the prize as the 2018 Over The Rainbow Series is coming to an end

    The 2018 ‘Over The Rainbow' jumping series is shortly coming to an end with some great wins up for grabs for Trainers. An attractive prize for the trainer of the winning horse has been secured thanks to Dream Cruises. This luxury prize includes, a 5 night cruise out of Singapore...

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  • Amendment 2 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that the meeting scheduled for Penola on 19th August 2018 has been transferred to Naracoorte with some distance changes. Race 1 $12,000 Benchmark 64 Handicap    was 1700 metres now 2000 metres Race 2 $12,000 Benchmark 64 Handicap   was 1300 metres now 1200 metres Race 3 $12,000...

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  • Apprentice Jockey- Alfred Chan took home four wins

    The Hong Kong- born apprentice Alfred Chan took home a massive four wins last week on South Australian tracks. A quote from Chan last year in September 2017 after his first win and big move to Adelaide, “I love it here. Hopefully I can get a few more rides now.”...

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  • McKerlie eyes Roxby Downs Three Peat with Eigelstein

    Port Augusta based trainer Kylie McKerlie will be hoping that war horse Eigelstein, can give her a hat-trick of wins in the BHP Roxby Downs Cup when the eleven-year-old lines up in his 86th career start on Saturday. Eigelstein himself is going for back to back wins in the feature...

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  • Top 10 moments of the 2017/18 SA Racing Season

    Now that the 2017-18 South Australian racing season has come to an end, enjoy our top 10 moments from this season. 10. Thirteen; a number unlucky for some. Not for Tony McEvoy In one of the most remarkable winning streaks in racing, Tony McEvoy proved that thirteen is far from...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Heiniger Balaklava Cup raises the style stakes

    South Australia’s largest and most vibrant country racing event is back, and the style stakes have never been higher as the event hosts its very own Fashions on the Field competition with a prize pool of over $10,000.

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