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April 2019

  • MEET OUR OAKBANK EASTER RACING CARNIVAL WINNER - FENELLA BARKER

    Fenella Barker won the 2019 Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival Best Dresed Womenswear sash on Easter Saturday. We asked her some questions the week after her win to get to know her and her racing style a little more...  Tell us about your winning outfit. What were you wearing? ASOS Edition...

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  • Amendment 36 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    Please note TRSA in consultation with the SA Trainers Association wish to advise the following change to the race program at Balaklava Wednesday 8th May 2019. Was: Race 3 $15,000 3 YO Benchmark 60, 1200 metres Now: Race 3 $15,000 3 YO Benchmark 64, 1200 metres Nominations for this meeting...

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  • 500 reasons to book SA Derby Day

    Saturday May 11 at Morphettville will see an abundance of monochrome looks ready to celebrate South Australia’s very own Derby Day as part of the Autumn Racing Carnival.  Fashion At The Races will hold a qualifying event to crown the state’s best dressers.  For your chance to win a $500...

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  • Chairman's Day preview

    We’re only a week away from Group 1 racing at Morphettville but this weekend will provide a fantastic taster of the quality of horses that are descending on South Australia over the next month. Race 1: Group 3 Breeders Stakes The two-year-olds line up in the first race of the...

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  • STREET STYLE LOOKS FROM THE OAKBANK EASTER CARNIVAL

    Oakbank Racecourse was the epicentre of glamour of the Adelaide Hills over the long weekend as the Oakbank Easter Carnival drew the state’s most fashionable racegoers to the region. Easter Saturday carried the largest ever Fashion At The Races cash prize, rendering this qualifying heat one of the most competitive...

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  • Trainer blown away by Barend’s wow factor

    People are talking about Tony McEvoy’s new stable jockey. Barend Vorster has created a huge impression since joining McEvoy’s Angaston-based stable in early March, following a successful 15-year career in Singapore. The South African-born jockey has already ridden winners at a long list of Australian tracks – including Flemington, where...

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  • Big Stables Head to Clare this Easter

    Some of the state’s biggest and best trainers are sending a strong contingent of runners to Clare this Easter to make for a super day of racing across SA. We have a look at each of their runners and their chances to collect a winner’s cheque in the state’s beautiful...

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  • Zebrinz Returns for Penola Redemption

    He produced the run of the day in the Millicent Cup last month and on Easter Sunday, Zebrinz will be back for a chance at redemption in the Penola Cup. The dual Stakes placed gelding produced a slashing run from the tail of the field in the Millicent Cup to...

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  • A quick look at the Oakbank Features

    There’s a reason it’s one of the most loved racing carnivals in Australia and this year’s Oakbank card is well and truly delivering the Easter goods with history to be made over the jumps and strong fields across the board. With one of the best Listed Hills Railway Stakes fields...

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  • Punters.com.au Oakbank Easter Carnival: Iconic moments

    With Oakbank's famous Easter carnival taking place this weekend, Punters.com.au have taken a look back at some noteworthy moments that have occurred at the iconic racing event. Doiran wins his fourth Great Eastern There certainly wasn't anybody in the Punters.com.au office that was around when Doiran was getting about at...

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  • Why you need to attend the Autumn Racing Carnival at Morphettville

    With the TAB Adelaide Cup Day reaching the highest attendance in 5 years, it’s the year to continue the racing spirit with the Autumn Racing Carnival at Morphettville. There are Group One races at each of the three events. And with less than a month to go until we kick...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Frances Nelson steps down from national role to focus on fighting SA’s unfair tax

    Thoroughbred Racing SA Chair Frances Nelson QC has announced her decision to step down as the Chair of Racing Australia in order to focus on fighting South Australia’s 15% Point of Consumption tax. Ms Nelson was the first South Australian to be elected Chair of Racing Australia, which represents Australia’s...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Penola's style on display this Easter Sunday

    Racegoers in the State's south-east are preparing their outfits for Fashion at The Races (FATR) at the Katnook Penola Cup on Easter Sunday, where entrants can win bigger than ever prizes and qualify for the state-wide competition. Held at the Penola Racing Club on Sunday 27 April, FATR is open...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival: it pays to be a local

    The Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival will be the place to be this Easter long weekend for Adelaide Hills residents and sporting club members, who’ll receive a 10% discount on entry and hospitality packages. Be part of the Easter tradition by spending the long weekend trackside with family and friends on...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Style stakes high at the Clare Easter Races

    Racegoers at the Hill Livestock Clare Easter Races will be turning heads in the Fashion at The Races (FATR) competition this Easter Saturday, donned in their best frocks and suits for a chance to win huge prizes and qualify for the state-wide competition. Held at the Clare Valley Racing Club...

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  • First race at the Mount Gambier redeveloped track

    In a boost for the South East, racing resumes this Friday at the redeveloped Mount Gambier Racing Club after a 16 month break, thanks in part to $1.5 million funding from the Federal Governments Building Better Regions Fund.  This meeting will be a lead in to next month's Scott Group...

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  • Super Saturday signals the start of a big Carnival

    Racing is back in a big way at Morphettville this weekend with five Stakes races all part of a massive day of racing. Results from Saturday’s five Stakes races will make or break the chances of some Group 1 aspirants as they look forward to the four massive Group 1...

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  • Amendment 35 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise changes to the race programme for the race meeting on Friday 10th May at Mount Gambier. Additional Race: Race 9: $17,500 Steeple 2800 metres Deleted Race: Race 5: $17,500 Benchmark 60 Handicap 1550 metres Nominations close 12pm Monday 6th May 2019.

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  • Zed Em returns to defend the Oakbank double

    Patrick Payne and his talented jumper Zed Em will return to Oakbank this weekend as they look to complete the famous Oakbank Steeplechase double once again. Zed Em was the first horse to complete the Von Doussa/Great Eastern Steeplechase double since Tobouggie Nights back in 2012. While the Von Doussa...

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  • SA claim another National Apprentice Race Series

    A brilliant ride from the talented Kayla Crowther yesterday at Sandown gave South Australia our sixth title in the National Apprentice Race Series. The five leg series began in Launceston a month ago and wrapped up on Wednesday at Sandown. Team SA started slowly in Launceston with Alice Lindsay only...

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  • Amendment 34 - 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 Murray Bridge Wednesday 17th April 2019. Was: Race 5 $15,000 Maiden/Class One Plate SABOIS + 2200 metres Now: Race 5 $15,000 Benchmark 64 SABOIS + 2200 metres Nominations...

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  • Local Rules of Racing 01.03.19

    Local Rules of Racing as of 01/03/2019 Download here

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  • Von Doussa Steeplechase: Punters.com.au preview and tips

    There will be plenty of history to be made when Steven Pateman again partners reigning champ Zed Em in Sunday's $100k Von Doussa Steeplechase (3250m) at Oakbank, not least the horse striving to become only the second galloper to claim three consecutive renewals of the iconic event. Zed Em's first ...

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  • National Apprentice Race Series tally

    South Australia takes home the 2019 National Apprentice Race Series. It was Queensland who was leading for most of the series, but SA has finished on top as Kayla Crowther wins the final heat in Melbourne today.  Round 1 - Launceston, Tasmania  Saturday March 9 saw the first round of...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: $2,000 prize for Oakbank's most stylish racegoer

    The style stakes will be high for this year's Oakbank  Easter  Racing  Carnival,  where Fashion at The Races (FATR) winners will walk away with bigger than ever before prizes. Oakbank is the State's biggest race meet with a rich history of racing and fashion spanning over 145 years. The two-day...

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