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February 2019

  • Port Lincoln Cup Day preview

    The biggest day on the Eyre Peninsula is almost here and there are plenty of horses in red hot form coming into Friday’s Port Lincoln Cup meeting. HOT HORSE One of the best picket fences in Australian racing would have to belong to John Hickmott’s Magnus Magic. The mare has...

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  • Amendment 27 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA in conjunction with the Mount Gambier Racing Club wish to advise that following changes have been made.  The 2019 May Gold Cup Carnival meeting which was to be held on Thursday 9th May has been cancelled. 

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  • Why you should consider the Clare Easter Races

    When it comes to the Easter long weekend, there are plenty of competing events around the state - but the Hill Livestock Clare Easter Races is another event to consider – and here is why! It’s the perfect weekend away With the open-skies, rolling hills and a landscape worthy of...

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  • 30 things for the kids to do for $30 entry at Oakbank

    There’s so much to love about Oakbank Easter Races already! But in case you need reminding about how family-friendly the races are - we’ve compiled 30 things for the kids to do for your adult $30 general admission entry on Easter weekend. Remember - kids under 13 are free. Giddy...

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  • Blue Diamond dream for Bieg’s bargain buy

    He’s the outsider of Saturday’s Group 1 Blue Diamond field but that doesn’t matter one bit to Chris Bieg and the connections of their undefeated colt, Free of Debt. Bieg and his owners are well and truly debt free thanks to the son of Unencumbered and Stagerush. The colt only...

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  • Local Rules of Racing 01.02.19

    Local Rules of Racing - Effective 01/02/2019 Download here

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  • Australian Rules of Racing 07.01.2019

    Australian Rules of Racing as of 07/01/2019 Download here

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  • The new kids on the block

    School’s back as the TAB South Australian Apprentice Academy welcomed five new riders to their ranks this year. The next Jamie Kah or Jake Toeroek could very well be in the next batch of hopefuls who range from 17 to 25 years of age and come from all over the...

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  • Becoming a Horse Owner

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to own a racehorse and get an insight into the exciting industry that is horse racing? Have you wanted to be part of the glamour and thrill of race day, not just as a spectator, but also as a racehorse owner?...

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  • Amendment 26 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA advise that in consultation with the Bordertown Racing Club and the Penola Racing Club the meeting scheduled for Sunday 26th May 2019 at Bordertown has been transferred to Penola.

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  • Amendment 25 - 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 Morphettville Parks Saturday 16th March 2019. Was: Race 6 $30,000 3YO Benchmark 64 Handicap, 1000 metres Now: Race 6 $45,000 3YO Benchmark 70 Handicap, 1000 metres Nominations for...

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  • Exciting changes to the Mount Gambier Gold Cup Carnival announced

    Following an approach from the Mount Gambier Racing Club, Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) have agreed to make significant changes to the Mount Gambier Gold Cup - moving the Cup to a one-day meeting in December from the current two-day Carnival in May. This May's Scott Group of Companies Gold Cup...

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  • All there is to love about the 2019 TAB Adelaide Cup

    When there is a public holiday dedicated to racing - you know it's a race day you don't want to miss. The 2019 TAB Adelaide Cup Day is set to be bigger, better and bolder than ever before. Here we have highlighted five of the many hospitality packages on offer....

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  • Dennis aiming for Kangaroo Island Cup double

    Goolwa based trainer Dennis O’Leary will be shooting for back to back Kangaroo Island Cups when his duo of Table of Wisdom and Gangster’s Run step out in Saturday’s feature. In the race that stops the Island, O’Leary will be hoping that one of his runners can repeat the feats...

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  • Amendment 24 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that in line with the 2019 National Apprentice Race Series and with the assistance of the Strathalbyn Racing Club the following amendments have been made to the program on Wednesday 27th March 2019. Was: Race 3 $15,000 Benchmark 56, 1350 metres Now: Race 3 $25,000 Benchmark...

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  • Bob and Balf have plenty riding on the Birthday Cup

    Saturday’s Listed Birthday Cup is the first of the traditional lead-up races to next month’s Group 2 Adelaide Cup but two of the leading chances will have two completely different targets in mind after Saturday’s feature. Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas’ Wasabi Bob has been in scintillating form of late...

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  • Amendment 23 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that in consultation with the Murray Bridge Racing Club and the Balaklava Racing Club the meeting scheduled for Wednesday 15th May 2019 at Murray Bridge has been transferred to Balaklava.  As a consequence of this Official Trials will be held on the new track on Thursday...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Experience the best of Kangaroo Island this Racing Carnival

    There’s no denying that Kangaroo Island is one of South Australia’s most stunning destinations, and what better time to experience the island’s natural beauty than the SeaLink Kangaroo Island Racing Carnival. Held on Thursday 14 February and Saturday 16 February, the Carnival caters to every racing experience, whether you’re looking...

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  • Lock Cup preview

    Lock Cup Preview There may only be four runners in Sunday’s Lock Cup but they make up for it in experience with 259 starts between the four of them. We preview each runner’s chances in the biggest race on the West Coast this weekend. Eye The World Age: 9yo Gelding...

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  • Numerous chances in the Naracoorte Cup

    In one of the most even Naracoorte Cups in recent times, all runners look a genuine chance of victory in Sunday’s feature. Seven of the twelve runners on Sunday have won at the track while six of the runners have won over the distance. With a myriad of form lines...

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  • WIN our racing ‘money can’t buy experience

    Have you ever wanted to mingle and be part of a VIP invite-only event? Here is your chance. We have collaborated with Magic Millions to offer this $1,200 package. To win, all you have to do is sign up to our weekly racing emails. It’s as simple as that! Here’s...

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  • Balaklava, you're next for our summer series!

    One month down and we are well and truly into 2019 and almost at the end of our Stable Stars Summer Series. We’ve had a great time bringing you all our free kids activities around the state – but we’re not finished just yet! We have got a great day...

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  • Amendment 22 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA in conjunction with the Mount Gambier Racing Club wish to advise changes to their Gold Cup Carnival. This May will be the final time that the Cup is held at this time and will be brought back to a one day Cup meeting to be run on Friday 10th...

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  • Dellacqua a Jolly Good Chance in the Strathalbyn Cup

    If ever there was a horse with the right form lines heading into a feature race, then Dellacqua fits the bill perfectly. The David Jolly trained mare is in the right stable, on the right track and with the right jockey on her back heading into Sunday’s Strathalbyn Cup. The...

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