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May 2019

  • Jones back in the fast lane

    She was one of the state' leading apprentices back in the 2015/16 season and after almost two and a half year's out of the saddle, Caitlin Jones is back doing what she does best; riding winners. Jones returned to race riding in February and has since recorded 16 wins. She...

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  • Sunday Races Naracoorte

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  • Amendment 47 - 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 Saturday 22nd June 2019 and Saturday 29th June 2019. Saturday 22nd June 2019 Deleting: Race 5, $35,000 Benchmark 70 Handicap, 1600 metres Now: Race 5, $45,000 Benchmark...

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  • Amendment 48 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise in consultation with the Mount Gambier Racing Club and the Naracoorte Racing Club the meeting scheduled for Naracoorte on Sunday 15th September 2019 has been transferred to Mount Gambier. As a consequence, the meeting scheduled for Mount Gambier on Sunday 29th September 2019 has been moved...

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  • Amendment 44 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    Please note TRSA wish to advise the following change to the race program at Strathalbyn on Wednesday 12th June 2019. Race 6 $13,000 4YO and Over Maiden Plate 1200 metres - Deleted Was: Race 7 $13,000 3YO Maiden Plate SABOIS, 1200 metres Now: Race 7 $13,000 2YO and Over Maiden...

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  • History repeating in the Hawker Cup?

    Saturday’s Hawker Cup could be a bit of history repeating as Overstreet shoots for back to back Cup wins in the State’s Mid North. The Wally Bencic trained seven-year-old won last year's Cup with apprentice Kenny Lau aboard and the two combine once again on Saturday. Overstreet claimed the Cup...

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  • Amendment 45 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise in consultation with the Murray Bridge and Gawler and Barossa Jockey Clubs the meeting scheduled for Murray Bridge on Wednesday 3rd July 2019 has been transferred to Gawler with some distance and programme changes. Race 1 $15,000 Benchmark 64                                              1100 metres Race 2 $15,000 Benchmark 60                                             ...

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  • Clark ready for her Singapore assignment

    Premiership leading jockey and last year’s TAB Apprentice Academy Dux, Raquel Clark will leave for Singapore on Sunday for a three week stint after claiming last year’s Academy top honour. Clark is well and truly on top of her game at the moment and more importantly on top of both...

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  • Hawker Cup

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  • Lo ready to go in the city

    Great news for young apprentice Gary Lo, who has been granted permission to begin riding in the Metropolitan area from this Saturday. The 20 year-old has had 395 race starts for 28 wins and 91 placings in his career spanning just over a year. Lo’s had most of his success...

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  • Amendment 43 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise an additional race has been added to the race meeting on Saturday 1st June 2019 at Morphettville. Race 9 $45,000 Hurdle, 3200 metres Nominations close 12pm Monday 27th May 2019.

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  • Goodwood Day preview

    Saturday May 18 will see the running of The Goodwood at Morphettville - the last of the Group 1 races for the Autumn Carnival in South Australia.  Booker   Matthew Ellerton & Simon Zahra | Dwayne Dunn Distance: 9:1-3-1 | Biggest Win: 2019 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) Comes into the...

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  • The Montgomerie Forrest Series returns this Sunday

    The Montgomerie Forrest Apprentice Series begins this Sunday at Strathalbyn as we honour two of our female apprentice Jockeys that have passed away. Simone Montgomerie started her career at David Jolly’s stables and became the first female to ever win the NT's jockey premiership. Caitlin Forrest was a successful apprentice...

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  • Sprightly step toward feature double

    Oaks Ladies Day at Morphettville was big, but Goodwood Day could be something else for Jordan Frazer if Spright can complete SA’s feature-sprint double this weekend. Spright powered past her rivals in the $600,000 TAB Classic (1200m) on May 4, and victory in Saturday’s $750,000 The Goodwood – over the...

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  • Amendment 42 -2018/2019 Racing Season

    Please note TRSA in consultation with the SA Trainers Association wish to advise the following changes to the race program at Morphettville Parks on Saturday 8th June 2019. Was: Race 2 $45,000 Benchmark 86, 1250 metres Now: Race 2 $45,000 Benchmark 86, 1000 metres Was: Race 6 $45,000 Benchmark 75,...

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  • Mixed feelings as old site farewelled

    “Mixed feelings” of nostalgia for the past and excitement for the future sums up the zeitgeist ahead of Wednesday’s final meeting at the Murray Bridge Racing Club’s existing site. The eight-race program will bring down the curtain on over a century of history, as the club continues final preparations at...

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  • Group 1 South Australian Derby Day preview

    Tomorrow will see the running of the Group 1 SA Derby at Morphettville, again offering the three-year-olds their chance to claim coveted Group One glory. Chapada - Michael Moroney | William Pike        Ran third in last year’s Group 1 VRC Derby and third in this year’s Rosehill Guineas. Finished well...

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  • Wraps off Gifford Hill on Monday

    The buzz around Gifford Hill – Murray Bridge’s new function centre and racecourse – is palpable. The newly-named Bridges function centre will have a soft opening on Monday, when those involved in bringing the project to life will gather to tick off another major step forward. The new Gifford Hill...

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  • The Mount Gambier Gold Cup: A True Staying Test

    From Oaks Day winners to 3600m victors and last start jumps runners, the field for Friday’s Mount Gambier Gold Cup has it all. The first Cup on the new Mount Gambier track looks to be a fantastic race with lots of great chances.  It will be less than a week...

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  • Amendment 41 - 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 Strathalybn Sunday 19th May 2019. Was Race 2, $15,000 Mares Benchmark 64 Handicap                                 1100 metres                               (Apprentice Riders Only) Now Race, $15,000 Fillies and Mares Benchmark 64 Handicap SABOIS    ...

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  • Update: Eastender Inquiry

    Thoroughbred Racing SA Stewards advise that the adjourned inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the late scratching of and the race-day treatment practices involving the racehorse Eastender, trained by Mr Barry Campbell, which was entered to race in the 2019 Adelaide Cup, will continue on Tuesday 21 May 2019.

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  • Inside word: Balaklava Publican’s Day

    There’ll be plenty of cheer in the air tomorrow as the state’s publicans decent on Balaklava for the popular mid-week meeting. On the track there are a couple of very nice races, particularly for the younger horses which will create a lot of interest for punters. Jockeys to watch Jeff...

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  • Amendment 40 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    Please note that following a track inspection at Balaklava this morning and due to an area of concern with the track just after the 1200 metre mark, approximately six metres off the inside rail, the following race distances have been amended for the meeting tomorrow. Race 4 Was:1200 metres Now:...

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  • Cowan to kick off Australian career at Balaklava

    South Australia is set to welcome another new international apprentice to its ranks with the New Zealand born Kate Cowan set to make her debut at Balaklava on Wednesday. The 25 year-old Cowan is a second year apprentice and is currently in SA on a three month loan with Wayne...

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  • Amendment 39 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise an additional race has been added to the race meeting on Friday 17th May 2019 at Port Augusta. Race 8 $12,000 Benchmark 64 Handicap, 1396 metres Nominations close 12pm Monday 13th May 2019.

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