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November 2018

  • Owl on the Prowl for another Cup

    One of the most travelled horses in country South Australia will be hoping for stocking filler on Sunday when he lines up in the Murray Bridge Christmas Cup. Jordan Frew’s Owl on the Prowl has covered 2,177km in his last six starts going from Port Augusta to Halidon, back to...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Raquel Clark wins SA’s top apprentice award

    Raquel Clark has capped off a memorable year in the saddle by taking out the UBET Dux of the Academy Award at Monday night’s Apprentice Awards presentation at Morphettville. The 25-year old has been in great form throughout the year, notching up 98 winners across the Apprentice Academy season. She’s...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Thoroughbred Racing SA Board appointments

    Frances Nelson has today been reappointed as Chair of the TRSA Board for the next 12 months. David Rasheed was appointed as Deputy Chairman, replacing outgoing director Simon Ward. New director Julie Ryan’s appointment to the TRSA Board was officially confirmed at the TRSA Annual General Meeting on 25 October...

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  • Final Determination - N O'Shea & A Downing

    RAT 14/2018

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  • Racing Appeals Tribunal - Mr Niki O'Shea and Ms Ashton Downing

    The South Australian Racing Appeals Tribunal (RAT) comprising the President, the Honourable Mr TR Anderson QC, has announced its decision on the appeals lodged by trainers Mr Niki O’Shea and Ms Ashton Downing against penalties imposed by the Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) earlier this year.

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  • Raquel Clark top of the class in 2018

    Leading apprentice Raquel Clark has capped off a memorable year in the saddle taking out the UBET Dux of the Academy Award at Monday night’s event. Clark has been in stunning form of late but her consistency across the whole Apprentice Academy season was a huge part of her taking...

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  • Stable Stars Summer Series, next stop - Gawler Family Day

    Our next stop for the Stable Stars Summer Series is the Gawler and Barossa Christmas Family Race Day on Saturday December 15. This race day is a great day out for everyone with live music, free kids games, food trucks and plenty of trackside action. Gawler is just a 50...

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  • Stable Stars Summer Series, first stop- Port Lincoln

    We are excited to bring our Stable Stars Summer Series to our country race meets. We kick start the series off at the Port Lincoln Christmas and Family Day on Sunday December 9. It’s the perfect excuse for a day at the races to celebrate the festive season with family...

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  • Country Cup king aims to go out a winner in Clare

    Three time Murray Bridge Cup winner Excites Zelady will run his final race in Sunday’s Clare Cup with the Chris Bieg trained gelding hoping to add one more Country Cup to his resume. Excites Zelady will be ridden by Jake Toeroek who claimed the 2015 Murray Bridge Cup aboard the...

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  • Retired thoroughbred makes history in the Australian International 3 Day Event

    Retired thoroughbred Willungapark Clifford along with his rider Hazel Shannon have made history as the first rider and horse duo to win the Australian International Four Star event twice, after claiming the title in 2016 and 2018. For a horse that was too slow to even make it to a...

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  • Stable Stars to bring Paw Patrol to Boxing Day Races

    The sun is out, the weather is warmer and that means summer is almost here. This makes us excited for a huge season of Stable Stars Family Days which are right around the corner! Boxing Day at Morphettville is going to be our biggest one yet! Stable Stars Kid Club...

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  • John Letts: A true Hall of Famer

    Two time Melbourne Cup winning jockey, John Letts was inducted into the South Australian Sports Hall of Fame on Friday Night at Adelaide Oval. Letts, 75, is one of the most recognised and loved racing identities in the country and after Friday Night’s honour, Letts will go down as one...

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  • Strathalbyn local’s stronghold on the Vigneron’s Cup

    It’s one of the great days on the South Australian racing calendar and the Strathalbyn locals are looking to make it a hometown affair with a strong contingent of local chances. Locally trained horses always run well at Strathalbyn and Sunday’s field is stacked with horses who love the track....

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Sport Awards set to be a big night for SA racing

    Tomorrow night’s Advertiser/Channel 7 2018 South Australian Sport Awards presentation is promising to be a big one for racing, with no fewer than four jockeys set to have their names in lights. Both Jamie Kah and Kerrin McEvoy have been nominated for the prestigious Sports Star of the Year Award....

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  • Christmas Cup at Murray Bridge

    Sunday December 2 will see the Christmas cheer brought to the Murray Bridge Racing Club for their annual Swanport Hotel Christmas Cup Race Day. Offering a laid-back style race day, the Christmas Cup is a family friendly event offering FREE kids activities to keep them entertained while you enjoy a...

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  • Local riders hoping for success in Adelaide with Off the Track Horses

    The Australian International 3 Day Event is the Southern Hemisphere’s most prestigious equestrian competition and this year we’ll see over thirty ‘Off The Track’ thoroughbreds competing on the world stage. Over the last few years, retired thoroughbreds have been becoming more and more successful in the world of eventing and...

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  • Amendment 17 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    Please note TRSA in consultation with the SA Trainers Association would like to advise that effective from 1st December 2018 all Three Year Old Benchmark 68 races will change to Three Year Old Benchmark 70.

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  • Finalists hoping to emulate “Roy” on Stakes Day

    This Saturday, it will be six years to the day an icon of SA racing, Happy Trails celebrated his first Group 1 victory in the 2012 Emirates Stakes. Therefore it’s fitting that this Saturday, the 10th of November at Morphettville the final Spring Bonanza Final of the carnival will take...

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  • Amendment 16 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that the UBET Up and Coming Apprentice Challenge scheduled for: Wednesday 14th November 4YO & Up Benchmark 60 at Murray Bridge Sunday 18th November Benchmark 56 at Strathalbyn Wednesday 21st November 4YO & Up Benchmark 60 at Balaklava has been cancelled due to insufficient apprentice numbers...

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  • Stayers set for Cup Day Final

    A capacity field looks set for tomorrow’s Skybeau Stayers Series Final at Morphettville. The biggest day on the Australian racing calendar has seen huge fields across the Adelaide card and if you think it’s going to be tough to find a winner in the big race, the Stayers Series Final...

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  • Speedsters tough to split in sprint final

    The third Spring Bonanza Final of the Series looks to be anyone’s race on paper and the bookies are even having a tough time splitting the field with six of the fifteen runners at $10 or below. The Will Clarken pair of Columbia and Experimentation are the two favoured runners,...

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  • Amendment 15 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise in consultation with the Balaklava and Gawler and Barossa Jockey Racing Clubs the meeting scheduled for Balaklava Wednesday 21st November 2018 has been transferred to Gawler with some distance changes. Race 1 $15,000 Class Two Handicap was 1600 metres now 1700 metres Race 2 $15,000 Benchmark...

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