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  • TRSA appoints leading interstate official as Senior Steward

    Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of highly regarded Australian racing official Greg Rudolph as a Senior Steward. Mr Rudolph is a former Racing NSW Deputy Chairman of Stewards and his appointment again underlines the SA industry’s ability to attract quality participants amid an ongoing...

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  • Amendment 22 - Meeting Transferred

    TRSA wish to advise in conjunction with the SAJC that this Saturday 5 December will now be run on the Morphettville Main Track The program will remain the same with the following distance changes Race 1        Benchmark 82               was 1000m           now 1050m Race 2        Benchmark 76                was 1950m           now 2000m...

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  • TRSA Announces Prizemoney Increases 

    Thoroughbred racing in South Australia will benefit from a return to pre-COVID prizemoney levels in a series of funding decisions announced today by the Board of Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA). The new prizemoney levels – which come into effect on 1 December – also include an increase equal to...

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  • COVID Update - Naracoorte Rescheduled

    Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) wish to advise that the meeting previously scheduled at Naracoorte for Friday 19 November has been rescheduled for Tuesday 24 November at Naracoorte. The fields have been transferred from Friday 19 November and scratchings have been reinstated. Race times to be advised.

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  • Amendment 20 - Program Amendments

    TRSA wish to advise following a review of the racing program, the following changes have been adopted. Saturday 28 November – Morphettville Race 4 $45,000 Benchmark 78 Handicap                                 2500m Now $45,000 Benchmark 82 Handicap                                 2500m Friday 4 December – Penola Race added Race 8 $15,750 SABOIS Maiden Plate                                                 1100m

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  • Boom Stokes Gelding Set to Debut

    BRAZEN Boy will try and live up to his massive boom on debut in the $140,000 Listed Merson Cooper Stakes (1000m) at Sandown on Saturday. The Phillip Stokes-trained gelding had the twitter sphere talking when he blitzed rivals by 14 lengths in a 850m Morphettville trial which was described by...

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  • Amendment 19 - Program Amendments

    TRSA wish to advise following a review of the racing program, the following changes have been adoped Saturday 21 November – Morphettville Parks Race 1 $45,000 Special Conditions 2MW-LY Handicap            1550m Now $45,000 Benchmark 82 Handicap                                 1550m Saturday 28 November – Morphettville Race 2 $45,000 Three-Year-Old Benchmark 64 Handicap       1100m...

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  • Amendment 18 - Program Amendments

    TRSA wish to advise from 11 November until 23 December, each Wednesday an eighth race will be added to the program. TRSA will program a $15,750 Benchmark 52 event where each horse that competes, will become eligible to compete in the $31,500 Benchmark 56 1200m run at Gawler on Saturday...

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  • MEDIA RELEASE - Strong SA representation for the richest race in Australia

    South Australia’s racing industry is proving it can compete on the biggest stage in the world with one-quarter of the field for tomorrow’s $15 million The Everest trained by South Australians. The Marshall Government last year announced a significant $24 million stimulus package for South Australia’s racing industry to help...

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  • Amendment 14 - Barrier Trials & Jump Outs

    TRSA wish to advise the following changes to upcoming Barrier Trials and Approval jump outs Gawler Approval Jump Outs on Tuesday 6th October have been cancelled Barrier Trials at Balaklava on Tuesday 13th October have been cancelled Barrier Trials Added Oakbank Friday 9th October, Nominations close at 11.00am Wednesday 7th...

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  • Amendment 13 - Meeting Transferred

    TRSA wish to advise that due to recent rainfall and the state of the track, the Penola meeting on Sunday 27th September has been transferred to Naracoorte. Fields will remain the same with the following distance changes Race 1 $18,000 Class 2 1300m                              Now 1200 Race 2 No Chang Race...

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  • 2020 TQCSI Balaklava Cup - crowd now 2000

    A CROWD of up to 2000 people will be allowed at the 2020 TQCSI Balaklava Cup next Wednesday, following an announcement from SA Health today. The increase allows for an extra 1000 tickets to be sold for the event, available now. “Tickets to our marquees have sold out, but we...

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  • Pannell, McEvoys and KI take spotlight at Thoroughbred Racing awards

    Top jockey Todd Pannell, the McEvoy stable and the Kangaroo Island Racing Club were among those honoured at the 2020 South Australian Thoroughbred Racing Industry Awards.  In a COVID-19-enforced departure from tradition, the awards took place online, via Thoroughbred Racing South Australia’s (TRSA) social media pages. Capping a brilliant season,...

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  • Clubs unite to unveil shared management team

    IN a groundbreaking, efficiency-creating first for Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA), a shared management team will oversee operations at the Oakbank Racing Club and Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club. The joint move by Gawler and Oakbank to deliver SA racing’s first shared services model has been welcomed by TRSA’s Board and...

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  • Evanston Sprint Partnership

    The Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club (GBJC) are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership, that aligns an iconic race on our calendar and a local family owned bloodstock company. Adelaide Plains Bloodstock is a family owned and operated breeding operation located right here in the Gawler Belt. With over...

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  • COVID-19 Update: Morphettville Racecourse

    Given the stringent COVID-19-related guidelines in place for Morphettville racecourse, the SAJC is eager to advise all trainers and owners of their attendance options and conditions: Each location on course has a maximum capacity and the SAJC is required to know every person located in these individual spots. The above...

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  • COVID-19 update | Changes to race-day attendance and procedures

    Following the State Government’s recent move to re-introduce/announce certain COVID-19-related restrictions in South Australia, the following decisions have been taken by TRSA management, effective immediately: Re-introduction of temperature testing of all essential personnel at race meetings and trials. Complete separation is required between essential industry/racing personnel and the general public....

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  • TRSA-Hygain partnership to facilitate better care for ex-racehorses

    A shared commitment to caring for thoroughbreds both during and beyond their racetrack careers has forged a new partnership between Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) and Hygain Feeds to facilitate better care for horses. In recent times TRSA has enhanced its already-strong focus on animal welfare and developing industry-leading practices,...

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  • No spectators at Port Augusta this Sunday

    RACING at Port Augusta this Sunday will be limited to essential racing participants and racing officials only, with no spectators or members allowed on course.  Due to the changing COVID-19 restrictions, industry guidelines now require complete separation between essential industry/racing personnel and the general public.  Industry participants will be required...

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  • Lachy reunites with some four-legged SA friends

    GUN South Australian apprentice Lachlan Neindorf will reunite with a couple of familiar four-legged friends when he rides at Moonee Valley this weekend. The rising star of the saddle will be back in combination with his South Australian bosses Richard and Chantelle Jolly riding Theresabearinthere and Dexelation. Neindorf was board...

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  • New race names to honour SA legends

    Local racing legends Clare Lindop, John Letts and Leon Macdonald will be among those honoured when six black-type South Australian races are renamed for the 2020/21 season. Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) and the South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC) this week unveiled the new race names following a joint decision...

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  • Buy a beanie – and benefit SA equine welfare

    A new beanies initiative, driven by McEvoy Mitchell Racing, will help raise funds for equine welfare in South Australia – and keep heads warm across the cold winter months. The premiership-winning, Barossa-based racing stable has teamed up with Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) to launch the idea, which will benefit...

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  • Changes for three SA black-type races

    THREE South Australian listed races have changed dates in order to enhance the SA feature race program. Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) has today announced the changes to the Tokyo City Cup, the Morphettville Guineas and the Durbridge Stakes. The Tokyo City Cup, a set weights and penalties race over...

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  • 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 advise that all Clubs are now able to open for business at their discretion. For inquiries around attending any South Australian thoroughbred race meeting, please contact each Club direct.  All Club contact details...

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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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