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December 2019

  • An early look at Morphettville - 28th December

    James Jordan from Racing.com has provided us with an early look at racing at Morphettville tomorrow, December 28.  Race 2 No.5 - Robe Bay I think this is a progressive filly and she finds a very winnable race. Her debut win at Mount Gambier was super-impressive and she backed it...

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  • Morphettville Race Day

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  • An Early Look at Gawler - 21 December

    James Jordan from Racing.com has provided us with an early look at racing at Gawler tomorrow, December 21.  Race 3 No.1 - Star Status This horse has been bursting to win a race and I think he gets conditions to suit on Saturday. His past two starts have been completely...

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  • Media Release - Transfer of Meeting Morphettville, Friday 20 December 2019

    Following further consultation with the Bureau of Meteorology and an update as to the ongoing heatwave conditions in Adelaide, Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) has determined that the SAJC’s twilight race meeting scheduled for Morphettville tomorrow evening, Friday 20 December, has been postponed and transferred to next Monday 23 December at Morphettville in its entirety. 

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  • Amendment 30 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    Following further consultation with the Bureau of Meteorology and an update as to the ongoing heatwave conditions in Adelaide, Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) has determined that the SAJC’s twilight race meeting scheduled for Morphettville tomorrow evening, Friday 20 December, has been postponed and transferred to next Monday 23 December at...

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  • From Hong Kong to Home: Brett Davis Returns to South Australia

    The new voice of South Australia racing Brett Davis. Picture: Picture: Sarah Reed He’s called some of the world’s greatest horses during his time in Singapore and Hong Kong and now Brett Davis will return to his hometown as our state’s leading caller. Davis will call his first race this...

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  • Media Release: SA welcomes 250 new racehorse owners through ‘Dare to Dream’ competition

    250 lucky South Australians walked away from Morphettville Racecourse last weekend attached to one of the State’s top trainers and with their very own share in two racehorses, thanks to Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA)’s ‘Dare to Dream’ competition. 25 competition winners from across the State, along with many of...

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  • Amendment 28 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise as a result of a review of the program the following changes have been made to the race meeting at Morphettville Saturday 28th December 2019 Was Race 7, $35,000 Special Conditions NMW 4YO & Over                  1200 metres Now Race 7, $40,000 Special Conditions 1MW-LY 4YO &...

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  • Media Release- TRSA statement - Morphettville, Friday 20 December 2019

    Following a discussion with the Bureau of Meteorology and consultation with the South Australia Jockey’s & Trainer’s Associations, and consideration of a number of other factors, TRSA advises that a decision has been made to proceed, at this point in time, with the twilight race meeting scheduled for Morphettville on...

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  • Amendment 29 -2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that following the deletion of the two Maiden races at Morphettville on Friday 20th December 2019 an additional race has been added to the program at Gawler Saturday 21st December 2019 for all horses nominated for these two races only. Gawler Saturday 21st December Race 10,...

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  • Stable Stars Kids Club say hello to the festive season!

    Schools out! And the festive times have begun! Stable Stars Kids Club is excited to be bringing you their Summer Series events to the Gawler & Barossa Christmas Race Day this Saturday December 21, and to Boxing Day Races at Morphettville on Thursday December 26.  The Gawler & Barossa Christmas...

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  • Amendment 27 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA – STATEMENT RE RACEMEETING – MORPHETTVILLE, FRIDAY 20 DECEMBER 2019 TRSA advises that in view of the current forecast weather conditions for Friday, 20 December 2019 at Morphettville, amended race times have been negotiated with Sky Racing to minimise the likely exposure of horses and participants to the peak...

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  • Final Determination – S Clayfield

    RAT 12/2019 More information 

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  • Who Claims the Christmas Handicap Rematch?

    Saturday’s Listed Christmas Handicap at Morphettville is the final Stakes race of 2019 and it’s shaping to be a rematch of the City of Marion Stakes from two weeks ago. Nine of the twelve runners in Saturday’s feature met a fortnight ago in the Listed City of Marion Stakes where...

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  • Amendment 26 - 2019/2020 Racing season

    TRSA wish to advise due to the forecast of hot weather at Strathalbyn Wednesday 18th December an early decision to abandoned the meeting has been made. As a consequence, the following meetings will have additional races added. Morphettville Friday 20th December Race 9, $20,000 Benchmark 56                                                       1200 metres Please also...

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  • Media Release: 'Dare to Dream' winners to draw horses and trainers

    The lucky winners of Thoroughbred Racing South Australia’s (TRSA) ‘Dare to Dream’ competition will this Saturday be paired with a top-class trainer and discover which two racehorses they will receive share in as part of the ultimate racehorse ownership experience. 25 winners were drawn from close to 10,000 entrants, with...

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  • Brianna Scanlon sashed the Mount Gambier Cup FOTF winner

    Meet, Brianna Scanlon. who was sashed with the 2019 Mount Gambier Best Dressed Womenswear last Friday December 6. We spoke with Brianna about her winning outfit and racing fashion background.  Tell us about your winning outfit. What are you wearing today? My dress is from Mossman; I purchased my earrings...

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  • Bordertown Cup Preview

    The Limestone Coast Country Cup action continues this Sunday with the running of the Bordertown Cup. A field of ten runners are set to line up in Sunday’s feature with a number of horses a good chance to take home a piece of silverware. The super consistent Flow Meter just...

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  • Amendment 24 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that following consultation with Key Industry Stakeholders there has been substantial changes to the race programs for Metropolitan and Provincial meetings during the month of January. The amended schedules can be found on the TRSA website via the following link  https://www.theracessa.com.au/files/12003_the_races_mag_january_2020_schedules.pdf?v=601  

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  • Amendment 25 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise as a result of a review of the program the following changes have been made to the race meeting at Naracoorte Sunday 29th December Was Race 1, $15,000 Benchmark 72                                                         1200 metres Now Race 1, $15,000 Benchmark 72                                                         1430 metres Was Race 2, $15,000 Benchmark 60                                                       ...

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  • Christmas Comes Early for Collett at Ceduna

    Christmas has come early for the State’s newest apprentice Margaret Collett, as she is set to make her riding debut at Ceduna on Saturday.

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  • Is a Second Cup in 2019 on the Cards for Dane Smith?

    Stawell based trainer Dane Smith could claim his second Mount Gambier Gold Cup within the space of seven months with his runner San Remo on Friday. Due to the upgrade of the Mount Gambier track, the Club are hosting their second Cup Day of the year on Friday, as it...

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  • TRSA announces changes to handicapping and programming

    Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) has announced a number of modifications to the current Handicapping and Programming protocols following an internal review and industry consultation. TRSA has observed the profile of the South Australian horse population alter significantly in recent years and the programming changes, effective 1 January 2020 are...

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  • Explorer Cadet Q&A: Courtney Foale

    Photo Credit: Racing Photos After receiving her first pony at the age of 8, Courtney Foale quickly fell in love with horses and later the racing industry. Earlier this year Foale, decided that she wanted to pursue a full time career in racing and applied for the Explorer Cadetship Program....

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  • Stewards Notice: SA Trainers Message

    This message has been sent to all SA trainers. TRSA Stewards direct that you are required to ensure all stable returns are current in accordance with AR103 by 5pm Friday 20 December 2019. If a horse is not currently in work at your registered stable location you are required to...

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