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  • Dirt-track star bypasses Pt Augusta for Darwin

    SA dirt-track star Fulton Street – winner of his past two dirt-track starts by a combined 13 lengths – has bypassed today’s City of Port Augusta Cup (2300m) for a crack at the rich Darwin Cup. Fulton Street has built an imposing record on dirt surfaces, including a six-length romp...

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  • Media Release: Patrons continue to be welcomed back to SA’s race tracks

     Following on from last week’s announcement around spectator restrictions easing, Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) is happy to announce the following updates for the racing week ahead: WHERE, WHEN & HOW MANY (subject to official directions from the state co-ordinator) Murray Bridge, Saturday, July 4: The Murray Bridge Racing Club has...

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  • Amendment 62 - 2019/20 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that the Jump Outs scheduled for Morphettville on Tuesday 14th July 2020 will now be Official Trials. Nominations Close at 11.00am Friday 9th July.

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  • Amendment 63 - 2019/20 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that the meeting scheduled for Mount Gambier on Wednesday 8th July has been transferred to Naracoorte. The following changes apply Race 1 Benchmark 68 1400m                       Now 1200 Race 2 Benchmark 62 1550m                        Now Benchmark 66 1430m Race 3 Benchmark 62 900m                         Now 1000m Race 5 Benchmark...

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  • Media Release: Racing temporarily suspended at Mount Gambier

    Racing will be temporarily suspended from the Mount Gambier Racing Club to allow for aggressive treatment of a weed infestation compromising the integrity of the track surface. Officials from Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) and the Mount Gambier Racing Club, together with local trainers, this week reluctantly agreed to cease...

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  • Media Release: Patrons continue to be welcomed back to SA’s race tracks

    Following on from last week’s announcement around spectator restrictions easing, Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) is happy to announce the following updates for the racing week ahead: WHERE, WHEN & HOW MANY (subject to official directions from the state co-ordinator) Bordertown, Sunday, June 28: Bordertown Racing Club will advise in coming...

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  • Media Release: Patrons welcomed back to SA’s race tracks - gradually

    Patrons will soon be welcomed back to thoroughbred racetracks across South Australia in a staged approach. Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) today announced it would adopt a measured approach to re-admitting on-course patrons, with limits varying for each club given their specific room sizes, taking into account the distancing directions...

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  • Media Release: Maternity scheme introduced for SA jockeys

    Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) is now providing extra support for female participants by introducing a Maternity Leave Payment (MLP) initiative for full-time licensed jockeys. The MLP is available to eligible female riders who are restricted under the Australian Rules of Racing from undertaking their normal duties as a jockey...

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  • Media Release: SA’s Autumn Racing Carnival secures live national coverage

    South Australia’s Autumn Racing Carnival will be broadcast live and free to homes across the country this year, under an arrangement between Thoroughbred Racing SA’s (TRSA) vision rights holder Racing.com and Channel 7. In partnership with Racing.com, Channel 7 will bring viewers the Carnival’s three feature race days at Morphettville...

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  • Media Release: Apprentice Jerry Chau to return to Hong Kong

    Apprentice jockey Jerry Chau will return from South Australia to Hong Kong after being granted permission to ride by the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC). Chau, who arrived in SA in early 2019 and has ridden 62 winners this season, will ride in Hong Kong – pending a satisfactory mandatory...

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  • Media Release: COVID-19: TRSA cancels official trials

    Official trials will be cancelled as part of new measures introduced today by Thoroughbred Racing SA to further protect the health of industry staff, participants and the wider community.   All official trials have been cancelled from Friday 10th April. A revised schedule of official jump-outs will be released shortly and...

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  • Media Release: SA racing industry introduces further COVID-19 measures

    Oakbank Easter Carnival and Clare Easter Saturday meetings abandoned More races moved to metro and provincial tracks to further enhance controls 15% reduction in overall prizemoney from 1 April to 30 June Additional protocols implemented, more being considered The Board of Thoroughbred Racing SA has ratified a series of additional...

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  • Media Release: Racing industry heavyweight appointed as Equine Welfare Officer

    Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) has today announced the appointment of John Cornell to the role of Equine Welfare Officer. As the current Stable Operations Manager for McEvoy Mitchell Racing, Mr Cornell brings more than three decades of industry experience to the role. TRSA CEO Nick Redin said the South...

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  • Media Release: COVID-19 - Minimum weights to rise 2kg due to jockey welfare

    Thoroughbred Racing Chief Executive Officer Nick Redin has announced today that there will be a 2kg increase in minimum weights following a request from the South Australia Jockeys Association (SAJA). Thoroughbred Racing SA, in consultation with industry participants including the SAJA, the SA Branch of the Australian Trainers Association and...

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  • Media Release: COVID-19 – SA Racing Industry Update

    All South Australian thoroughbred racing activities to be limited to essential racing personnel only with no spectators Decision affects all metropolitan, provincial and regional clubs with some meetings cancelled 2020 Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival to be a no-spectator event, focus turns to Christmas Twilight meeting All South Australian thoroughbred racing...

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  • Final Determination - C Curtis

    RAT 1/20 More information

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  • Media Release: Pony Clubs SA partnership promotes pathway for thoroughbreds

    A new partnership forged between Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) and Pony Club Association of SA Inc (PCASA) will showcase – and support – the versatility of thoroughbreds beyond the racetrack. The partnership includes a TRSA-provided sponsorship to help promote thoroughbreds’ adaptability as pony club mounts, and as competition horses...

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  • Media Release: COVID-19 - SA Racing Industry Update

    South Australian racing authorities are responding to the developing COVID-19 situation. The industry has a number of important meetings scheduled for the coming months including the Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival, major race days at Clare, Gawler, Penola, Kimba, Hawker and Millicent and the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival at Morphettville. Thoroughbred...

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  • SA boost as club jump outs to be filmed

    In a major boost for both punters and owners, all South Australian club jump outs will now be filmed, with vision and results shown on the Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) website here. The new condition kicked in yesterday, meaning South Australian trials, approval jump outs and club jump outs are...

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  • Media Release: Oakbank Racecourse to come alive with inaugural Oakbank Week

    Residents from the far corners of South Australia and beyond will flock to Oakbank Racecourse next month when it comes alive for the inaugural Oakbank Week on April 5, 8 and 11. Announced in late 2019, Oakbank Week brings to the Adelaide Hills a treasure chest of new traditions that...

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  • Media Release: Thoroughbred Racing SA announces new Chief Executive Officer

    In what has been a planned succession at the top of the controlling body for thoroughbred racing in South Australia, Nick Redin has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of TRSA. He takes over from Jim Watters who steps down today having served as CEO since April 2009....

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  • Media Release: Gawler hops aboard Easter racing program

    The Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club – about to unveil its new equine pool – is preparing to fill the Easter Monday void created by the revamped Oakbank carnival. For the first time, the Club will stage SA’s standalone meeting on Easter Monday, April 13, after an overhaul of Oakbank’s...

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  • Looking after your [horse] mates

    Horse SA in association with the Red Cross will be offering a free workshop - ‘Looking after your [Horse] mates’ for the friends, mates, extended family, club members and colleagues who are supporting and working with property managers and horse owners within the Cudlee Creek fire ground.  Delivered by the...

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  • Murray Bridge Racing Club Welcomes CFS Volunteers

    In appreciation for the dedicated and invaluable services provide by the CFS, the Murray Bridge Racing Club in association with Adelaide Event Catering, CUB and Drakes Supermarket Murray Bridge invite all CFS Volunteers to a day at the races on Australia Day, Sunday 26 January 2020.

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  • New Oakbank Race day dedicated to supporting bushfire affected families in SA

    Oakbank Racing Club has joined forces with Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) to raise much-needed funds to support South Australians who have experienced loss in the severe ongoing bushfires that have left a wave of destruction across South Australia.

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