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COVID-19 Update

TRSA advises that owing to the recent COVID-19 cases being reported in South Australia, the full set of restrictions regarding attendance at race meetings, trials, jump outs and track work by non-essential racing personnel have been re-introduced.

Only essential racing personnel are allowed to be present at “racing activities” in the designated racing activity areas. These restrictions will come into effect at midnight tonight (17/11/2020).

Essential racing personnel are defined as:

  • Thoroughbred Racing SA stewards and veterinarians
  • Trainers, jockeys and stablehands with a runner at the race meeting
  • Barrier attendants, starters and essential track staff
  • Clerks of the course
  • Judges and photo finish operator
  • Weighing room staff and jockeys’ attendants
  • Raceday event staff and security including horse stalls, mounting yards and float carpark
  • Ambulance services
  • Farriers and other essential service providers approved by TRSA in conjunction with the club
  • Broadcast services including the racecaller
  • Restricted core racing media as approved by TRSA and the club
  • Restricted operational race club staff and management

Further information around race meetings and future events will be announced on Tuesday 17 November 2020.

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