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  • Settlement of Federal Court proceedings

    Greyhound Racing SA, Thoroughbred Racing SA and Harness Racing SA advise that the Federal Court proceedings, commenced by Greyhound Racing SA in December 2018, in respect of the allocation amongst the three racing codes of compensation received as a result of the impact of the point of consumption tax in...

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  • Update: Eastender Inquiry

    TRSA Stewards today concluded the ‘Eastender’ inquiry. After consideration of evidence, Mr Barry Campbell, the trainer of Eastender and his stable Foreperson, Ms Tania Coward were found guilty of the following charges:

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  • Marshall Government commits $24 million for racing industry stimulus package

    The State Government has announced a significant $24 million stimulus package for South Australia’s racing industry, to help protect local jobs and boost the industry to become more competitive.The package includes an initial $8 million up-front payment which will be available to the three racing codes – Thoroughbred Racing SA,...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Eastender Inquiry

    Thoroughbred Racing SA Stewards advise that the inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the late scratching of and the race-day treatment practices involving the racehorse Eastender which was entered to race in the 2019 Adelaide Cup resumed on Thursday 30 May 2019. Further evidence was taken and Mr Barry Campbell, the...

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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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  • 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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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival more action packed than ever before

    If you're looking for the ultimate outing this Easter long weekend, look no further than the Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival with its two full days of trackside entertainment and FREE kids' activities. With a rich history spanning over 145 years, it's the State's biggest race meet, and its unique 'picnic'...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Nation’s best apprentice jockeys headed to Strathalbyn

    Strathalbyn is set to welcome Australia’s top apprentice jockeys on Wednesday 27 March as it hosts the penultimate leg of the National Apprentice Race Series 2019. Since launching in 2008, the series has brought together the nation’s most talented young jockeys to represent their states and territories. Points are awarded...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: TRSA Statement- Eastender

    Monday 11th March 2019 TRSA Statement: Eastender During a routine stable inspection this morning as part of their role in protecting the integrity of racing in South Australia, Thoroughbred Racing SA Stewards became concerned with regard to race day treatment practices involving the Tasmanian horse Eastender ahead of today’s Adelaide...

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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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  • 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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  • MEDIA RELEASE: SA racing hit by double-whammy funding cut

    Regional racing clubs will miss out on critical infrastructure projects while South Australia will become the only mainland State without a $1m thoroughbred race following a multi-million dollar funding cut by the State Government. Thoroughbred Racing SA has announced a $2.25 million cut in infrastructure funding for its 25 clubs...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Thoroughbred Racing SA Board appointments

    Frances Nelson has today been reappointed as Chair of the TRSA Board for the next 12 months. David Rasheed was appointed as Deputy Chairman, replacing outgoing director Simon Ward. New director Julie Ryan’s appointment to the TRSA Board was officially confirmed at the TRSA Annual General Meeting on 25 October...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Raquel Clark wins SA’s top apprentice award

    Raquel Clark has capped off a memorable year in the saddle by taking out the UBET Dux of the Academy Award at Monday night’s Apprentice Awards presentation at Morphettville. The 25-year old has been in great form throughout the year, notching up 98 winners across the Apprentice Academy season. She’s...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Sport Awards set to be a big night for SA racing

    Tomorrow night’s Advertiser/Channel 7 2018 South Australian Sport Awards presentation is promising to be a big one for racing, with no fewer than four jockeys set to have their names in lights. Both Jamie Kah and Kerrin McEvoy have been nominated for the prestigious Sports Star of the Year Award....

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: UniSA partnership creates world first for SA racing

    South Australian jockeys already punch above their weight on the national stage – and now they’re about to ramp up their competitiveness even further, thanks to a new partnership with the University of South Australia (UniSA). The innovative agreement with Thoroughbred Racing SA will take the State’s apprentice jockeys through...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Update on Mr Niki O’Shea and Ms Ashton Downing

    The South Australian Racing Appeals Tribunal comprising the President, the Honourable Mr TR Anderson QC, today dismissed the appeals lodged by Trainers, Mr Niki O’Shea and Ms Ashton Downing against their convictions in respect of the charges laid against them by Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) Stewards following an inquiry into...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: SA thoroughbred career training leaps ahead

    South Australia’s racing industry is opening up a host of employment opportunities for South Australians through a new partnership with leading registered training organisation Skillinvest. The preferred provider agreement with Skillinvest will provide internationally-recognised qualifications not currently available in South Australia across a range of roles including: Racehorse Trainer : ...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: New Director appointed to Thoroughbred Racing SA

    Thoroughbred Racing SA has announced the appointment of Julie Ryan to the TRSA Board following a meeting of the Directors’ Selection Panel on Tuesday 4 September.

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Tracksides trendiest claims Fashion at The Races title as stakes heighten for new season

    Leah Habel has taken out this year’s Fashion at The Races Best Dressed title, announced at a glamorous event at Morphettville Racecourse this morning. The event, hosted by The Races SA and beautifully styled by Festival Hire, celebrated Leah’s win and the beginning of a bigger than ever 2018-19 Fashion...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Jamie Kah dominates SA Thoroughbred Racing’s big night

    Jamie Kah dominated the 2018 South Australian Thoroughbred Racing Industry Awards held at Morphettville Saturday night (1 September), taking out a host of honours following another stellar season. In a repeat of last year’s success, Jamie went back-to-back by winning the Glennon-Johnson Award for South Australian Metropolitan Jockey of the...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Clare Lindop joins the immortals in SA Thoughbred Racing’s Hall of Fame

    Clare Lindop will add another accolade to her glittering trophy collection by being inducted into the South Australian Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame on Saturday night (1 September). Lindop – who was the first Australian woman to ride in a Melbourne Cup, the first female winner of the Victoria Derby...

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