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September 2018

  • End of Outback Cup Championship Series at Jamestown Cup this weekend

    AFL Grand Final day is also the final day of the 2018 Outback Cups Championship Series with the running of the Railway Hotel/Coopers Jamestown Cup. A six race card of racing at Jamestown kicks off at 12.47pm with the main Cup Race at 3.12pm (race five).  Six races make up...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: SA thoroughbred career training leaps ahead

    South Australia’s racing industry is opening up a host of employment opportunities for South Australians through a new partnership with leading registered training organisation Skillinvest. The preferred provider agreement with Skillinvest will provide internationally-recognised qualifications not currently available in South Australia across a range of roles including: Racehorse Trainer : ...

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  • Amendment 7 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that the meeting scheduled for Balaklava 10th October 2018 has been transferred to Strathalbyn with some distance changes.  Race 1 $15,000 Class Two Handicap           was 1050 metres now 1100 metres Race 2 $15,000 Benchmark 60 Handicap     was 2200 metres now 2050 metres Race 3 $15,000 Benchmark...

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  • Amendment 1 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    Please note TRSA would like to advise that in consultation with the Port Augusta Racing Club the meeting scheduled for Saturday 18th May 2019 has been moved to Friday 17th May 2019.

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  • Interstate raiders aplenty at Morphettville this weekend

    Group 1 Racing continues around the country this weekend with the Ladbrokes Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes to be run at Caulfield, whilst in Sydney at Rosehill Gardens the De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose Stakes will be decided. Locally at Morphettville, a very strong eight race card of racing is highlighted...

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  • Meet Our FATR Ambassador Lauren Dilena

    The most extraordinary thing about Lauren Dilena is that before you’ve even seen her, you can feel her presence in the room. Exuding nothing but vivacity, the stylist leaves a trail of her signature bubbly charm wherever she goes, usually in an ultra-covetable pair of stilettos. We are so proud...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: New Director appointed to Thoroughbred Racing SA

    Thoroughbred Racing SA has announced the appointment of Julie Ryan to the TRSA Board following a meeting of the Directors’ Selection Panel on Tuesday 4 September.

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  • In-form hoops head to Halidon

    It may be a town of just 18 residents but on Sunday over a thousand racegoers will descend on Halidon as Cup Day hits town. Mindarie-Halidon Cup Day usually draws a big crowd but for two of SA’s leading jockeys, Cup Day will be a huge chance to continue the...

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  • Temps Voleur - A 'Bieg' win in the Balaklava Cup

    Young Morphettville trainer Chris Bieg has only held his Trainer’s license since 2011 and added another big race victory to his C.V. when Temps Voleur recorded a brave victory in the $100,000 Heiniger Balaklava Cup. Ridden by Victorian apprentice Georgina Cartwright, Temps Voleur after a moderate beginning was able to...

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  • McEvoy looks to continue his Balaklava domination on Cup Day

    Tony McEvoy could have a four pronged attack heading into Wednesday’s Listed Heiniger Balaklava Cup which looks to be one of the deepest and most open editions of the race in recent history. McEvoy last claimed the Cup in 2014 with Longshoreman but his stable has been unstoppable at Balaklava...

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  • Amendment 6 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    Please note TRSA in consultation with the SA Trainers Association would like to advise the following change to the race program at Gawler 26th September 2018. Was Race 5 $13,000 Distance Maiden Plate (SABOIS)                                                 2100 metres Now Race 5 $15,000 Maiden Class 1 Plate (SABOIS Plus)                                             2100 metres Nominations for...

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  • Final Determination – S Whittle

    RAT9/2018

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  • STREET STYLE LOOKS FROM THE FATR LAUNCH

    Early on Thursday, September 6, there was an air of anticipation surrounding Morphettville as the echo of stilettos caused even the horses to raise an eyebrow. Little did they know, it was time to launch the new season of Fashion At The Races. A suite of the state’s most fashion...

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  • 2018 Heiniger Balaklava Cup

    Next Wednesday September 12 is Heiniger Balaklava Cup day. One of the most popular days on the South Australian Racing Calendar, the township of Balaklava has a population of around 2000 people, yet the Balaklava Racing Club will host a crowd of around five times that number for their feature...

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  • Updated Notice to Trainers and all other racing participants regarding ALTRENOGEST

    On 26 June 2018, Thoroughbred Racing SA Limited (TRSA) published a Notice to Trainers and Participants regarding altrenogest. That Notice was provided following a warning published by Racing Victoria on 19 June 2018 regarding veterinary prescription animal remedies containing the progestogen altrenogest, used to control the cyclic activity of fillies...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Tracksides trendiest claims Fashion at The Races title as stakes heighten for new season

    Leah Habel has taken out this year’s Fashion at The Races Best Dressed title, announced at a glamorous event at Morphettville Racecourse this morning. The event, hosted by The Races SA and beautifully styled by Festival Hire, celebrated Leah’s win and the beginning of a bigger than ever 2018-19 Fashion...

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  • A girls night out at Hall of Fame

    Saturday night at Morphettville the 2018 South Australian Industry Awards were presented and it was a night very much dominated by the fairer sex. In the riding ranks star jockey Jamie Kah dominated by picking up four awards. In a wonderful 2017-18 season where only two jockeys in Australia rode...

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  • Tunes shows he’s the Wizard of Oz in the Over the Rainbow Series

    Grant Young’s warhorse Tunes has proven that there is plenty of life left in the old boy as a win in the final race of the Over the Rainbow Jumps Series saw him claim the title ahead of Barry Brook’s Searaven. 118 start veteran Tunes is putting a serious jumps...

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  • The Irish win again

    A fantastic day at Morphettville was had on Saturday September 1, which saw a great crowd witness a tight 2018 Australia vs Ireland Challenge Series. The Irish Team of Donal McInerney, Adam Short and Shane Jackson secured Ireland’s 27th win in the Series. The first race of the Series was...

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