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  • It was all happening at Gawler

    Saturday was anything but a regulation metro-class meeting at Gawler. Crowds were welcomed back to the Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club track for the first time since COVID-19 restrictions were enforced, while the nine races threw up a handful of interesting and/or quirky moments. The Phillip Stokes-trained Octane was the...

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  • Amendment 67 - 2020/2021 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise the Barrier Trial and Approval Jump Out Dates for August 2020                                         Trials                                        Jump Outs Tuesday 4 August                                                         MORPHETTVILLE Thursday 6 August        GAWLER Tuesday 11 August                                                         MURRAY BRIDGE Thursday 20 August                                                      STRATHALBYN    Monday 24 August        MORPHETTVILLE

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  • Amendment 66 – 2020/21 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise in consultation with the Mount Gambier Racing Club, the Bordertown Racing Club, the Naracoorte Racing Club, the Oakbank Racing Club and the Penola Racing Club. The following meetings scheduled for Mount Gambier have been transferred with the following distance changes. Sunday 2nd August – Transferred to...

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  • Amendment 65 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that the trials scheduled for Tuesday 14th July 2020 at Morphettville have been transferred to Balaklava with the following trials program. Open 1000m 2yo 1000m 3yo 1000m Class 3 1000m 3-Y-O Maiden 1000m Maiden Trial 1000m   Nominations close 11 am Friday 10th July 2020.

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  • Amendment 64 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise in consultation with the South Australian Trainers Association the following changes have been made to the race meeting at Morphettville Parks on Saturday 18th July 2020. Was Race 5, $45,000 Benchmark 72                                              1400 metres Now Race 5, $45,000 Benchmark 78                                              1400 metres Nominations close 12 noon...

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  • Jess makes an immediate splash, while McEvoys land a treble

    Apprentice jockey Jessica Eaton made a splash upon her entry to SA racing at Murray Bridge on Saturday, landing a double, including one of the $100,000 SABOIS feature races.

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  • Beep tests a boredom-buster for SA-bound Jessica

    Daily beep tests at her Mount Gambier ‘halfway house’ have served dual purposes for Victorian jockey Jessica Eaton, who will ride in South Australia from today. On Thursday, Eaton finished her 14-day self-isolation in a rented cottage, after deciding to break up the long drive from Melbourne to Adelaide with...

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  • Murray Bridge & Gawler on the importance of reopening

    Members, owners and some spectators are being welcomed back to major SA race meetings at Murray Bridge and Gawler over the next two Saturdays. Tomorrow’s bumper nine-race Murray Bridge meeting, offering a record $456,500 in prize money, will have a capacity of 350 people, while up to 1000 will attend...

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  • Diverse bunch to contest City of Port Augusta Cup

    A smallish but interesting bunch of middle-distance runners will contest Sunday’s City of Port Augusta Cup (2300m). The absence of dirt-track star Fulton Street has opened up the $22,500 race to other runners and ensured a healthier betting contest. Will Clarken’s Handsome Return is hitting dirt for the first time,...

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  • Back to the track restriction updates

    TRSA are pleased to advise that following further relaxation of restrictions the following changes have been announced oncourse; Bookmakers will be allowed oncourse from Saturday 4 July, 2020 (including Murray Bridge Race Club meeting) Oncourse Tote (TAB) will be available from Wednesday 15 July, 2020 (including Gawler and Barossa Jockey...

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  • Two $100,000 SABOIS events at Murray Bridge

    Murray Bridge Racing Club will host the sixth running of two $100,000 breeders’ incentive races on Saturday, contributing to the club’s richest ever race day. A record $456,500 is up for grabs at the meeting, highlighted by the Magic Millions Two-Year-Old Plate and the Carlton Draught Three-Year-Old Plate, both over...

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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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  • Alsvior simply The Ant’s Pants for in-form Jaensch stable

    Four winners in five days, including a double to one horse, plus the promising comeback of a previously retired mare, mean Sue Jaensch is officially on a roll. The Naracoorte trainer is enjoying a purple patch of form, starting with Just Rolling’s win at Murray Bridge last Wednesday and finishing...

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  • Seeing doubles as highlights flow at Morphettville Parks

    Three doubles, another masterful staying ride, and the middle leg of a country stable’s winning streak highlighted Saturday’s nine-race Morphettville Parks meeting. Apprentice jockey Caitlin Jones teamed up with the Richard and Chantelle Jolly stable to land a double, starting with speedy two-year-old Theresabearinthere, who led throughout to win race...

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  • Amendment 61 - 2019/20 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that the 2YO Benchmark 60 1400m on Wednesday 1st July has been amended to a 2 & 3YO Class 1 Plate 1400m SABOIS Nominations for this race has been extended until 12.00 pm today Friday 26th June Weights for this race will be 3yo Colts &...

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  • New pool and first winner: Aimee’s double celebration

    Just over a week after being on hand for the official opening of Gawler’s new equine pool, local trainer Aimee Bush had another reason to celebrate. The 26-year-old attended this month’s ribbon-cutting ceremony in a formal capacity, as an employee of the Darren Magro Racing stable, and was as pleased...

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  • New SA stars to be unearthed in 2020 TAB Spring Bonanza

    Gytrash, Xilong and Garner have already ‘graduated’ and another bunch of stars could be unearthed on South Australian race tracks during the 2020 TAB Spring Bonanza. The initiative comprises seven speciality series to be conducted during October, November and December, with each series culminating in a $100,000 final at Morphettville....

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  • Amendment 60 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise the meeting scheduled for Mount Gambier on Sunday 28th June has been transferred to Bordertown with the following distance changes. Race 3 $18,000 Benchmark 62 1800m         now 2000m   Race 4 $18,000 Benchmark 58 1400m         now 1300m Race 5 $18,000 Benchmark 58 900m           now 1000m

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  • Kayla Crowther landed her 80th career metropolitan

    Kayla Crowther was the most successful jockey at Saturday’s meeting at Morphettville – in more ways than one. Most importantly, Crowther landed her 80th career metropolitan win to achieve the impressive and rare feat of outriding her apprentice’s claim. She got the milestone out of the way in race one,...

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  • Spectators back at Murray Bridge on Wednesday

    Spectators have the chance to get ‘back to the races’ at Murray Bridge this Wednesday. Under the latest coronavirus restrictions, the Gifford Hill-based Murray Bridge race track can cater for 174 member of the general public. To date, around 50 of those positions for this week’s meeting have been taken...

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  • Adelaide runners dominating Melbourne Cup market

    In a nod to the quality of the 2020 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, SA race results are the dominant factor in early markets for this year’s Melbourne Cup, according to the TAB. SA Derby winner Russian Camelot is outright favourite for the Melbourne Cup, while Port Adelaide Cup winner Oceanex...

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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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  • Amendment 59 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that the travel restrictions on Official Jumpouts have been removed effective immediately. This means trainers are free to nominate for Jumpouts state wide and are not restricted to their home training centre.

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