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  • Li’l Kontra and Sisstar headline a cracker field

    The reappearance of Ryan Balfour’s quality filly Li’l Kontra highlights one of the strongest ‘regular’ races seen in sometime on tomorrow’s nine-race Morphettville Parks program. Li’l Kontra finished fourth in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes down the 1200m Flemington straight in November (behind Exceedance, Bivouac and Libertini), and has...

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  • Amendment 49 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise the following Race meeting changes   Murray Bridge Wednesday 8th April 2020 Race 1 $18,000 Class Two Handicap                                                    1400 metres Race 2 $18,000 Benchmark 66 Handicap                                            2400 metres Race 3 $18,000 Benchmark 62 Handicap (Heat of the Sprint Series) 1000 metres Race 4 $18,000 Maiden/Class One Plate...

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  • Amendment 50 - 2019/2020 Racign Season

    TRSA wish to confirm the Prizemoney Levels for all Group and Listed Races effective from 1st April 2020 following changes implemented by the TRSA Board yesterday. Group 1       The Furphy Goodwood           Was $750,000               now $400,000 Group 1       Tab Classic                              Was $600,000              now $400.000 Group 1       Schweppes Oaks                     Was $500,000               now...

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  • Sowing the seeds of co-operation between clubs

    A simple gesture to help out a fellow SA racing club is an example of the industry working together in challenging times, a local CEO says. Murray Bridge Racing Club has loaned its disc seeder to the Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club, saving the latter a substantial sum of money....

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  • Stewards Official Direction: Social Distancing Covid-19

    OFFICIAL DIRECTION TO ALL RACING PARTICIPANTS SOCIAL DISTANCING Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) Stewards note that while a number of measures have been introduced by TRSA in recent weeks to ensure the thoroughbred racing industry in South Australia meets Federal and State government regulations relating to COVID-19, there are occasions when...

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  • Stewards Official Direction: Restricted Access Covid-19

    OFFICIAL DIRECTION TO ALL RACING PARTICIPANTS ACCESS TO RACING ACTIVITIES Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) Stewards note that a number of measures have been introduced by TRSA in recent weeks to ensure the thoroughbred racing industry in South Australia meets Federal and State government regulations relating to COVID-19. One of those...

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  • SA racing continuing “with caution”

    Racing is continuing “with caution” in South Australia, as the industry adopts a raft of measures and protocols to ensure all participants remain safe from COVID-19. Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) and all its employees and industry parties and participants continue to heed the latest up-to-date government advice and direction....

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  • Owners Message: COVID-19 Industry Measures

    Dear Owners, I write to seek your co-operation with the restrictions we have put in place to ensure the racing industry meets the Federal Government’s ban on mass gatherings over 500 people and other restrictions Thoroughbred Racing SA, in consultation with industry stakeholders, has implemented. All thoroughbred activities have been...

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  • SA Derby contender emerges, as Sunlight shines

    The unearthing of a genuine South Australian Derby contender from a Murray Bridge stable and the appearance of a Group 1 superstar were among the highlights of Saturday’s Morphettville Parks meeting. The comprehensive victory of Perfect Route in race 7 over 1550m underlined again that Mick Huxtable has an extremely...

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  • Back-to-back Kimba Cups beckon for Bramfield

    Bramfield is gunning for back-to-back Kimba Cups at Port Lincoln this Sunday. Trainer Darryl Carrison’s five-year-old mare comes into the $25,000 feature – to be run over 1960m – in good form, after finishing second to Dexter You Devil in the $50,000 Port Lincoln Cup over the same distance earlier...

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  • Amendment 47 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA would like to advise that following a review of the upcoming programs the following changes would be made Morphettville Parks Saturday March 28 Race 4 Was $50,000 Benchmark 82                                                  1950 metres Now $50,000 Benchmark 78                                                  1950 metres Race 6 Was $40,000 Benchmark 64                                                  1950 metres Now $40,000 Benchmark 64                                                ...

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  • Amendment 46 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that in consultation with the Mt Gambier Racing Club and Bordertown Racing Club the meeting scheduled at Mt Gambier on Sunday 29th March 2020 has been transferred to Bordertown with some distance changes. Was Race 1, $20,000 Benchmark 58 Handicap                               1400 metres Now Race 1, $20,000...

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  • Amendment 45 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that due to travel restrictions imposed by the outbreak of COVID-19 the National Apprentice Series has been postponed. With this is in mind the Apprentice only races scheduled for Murray Bridge on April 1 2020 will now be eligible to all Jockeys. Race 1 Was $25,000...

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  • Annual Penong Cup this Saturday

    The tiny far-west township of Penong – on the Nullarbor Plain – will host its annual Penong Cup meeting this Saturday. The meetings is a social highlight for locals and visitors, with the day featuring on-course betting, catering and bar facilities, a fashions on the field competition, plus activities for...

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  • Amendment 44 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that the Approval Jump Outs scheduled to be held at Gawler on Thursday 19th March 2020 have been moved to Friday 20th March 2020.  Nominations close through the Club at 4 pm Thursday 19th March 2020.

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  • Amendment 43 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    Trainers please note that the conditions of the $50,000 Country Cup (BM 72) to be run at Oakbank on Saturday 11th April 2020 have changed this year. To be eligible horses must have had their last five starts at a meeting run by a Non-Metropolitan Club in Australia. For the...

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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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  • Kiwi legend returning to Oakbank

    Legendary Kiwi trainer John Wheeler is set to return to Oakbank next month with several jumpers. Wheeler hasn’t raced a horse at the iconic Hills track for a number of years, but plans to bring up to three horses for this year’s revamped Easter carnival. Heading the list is Abacus,...

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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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  • 2020 Adelaide Cup Race Day preview

    The biggest day on the SA racing calendar will see some of the nation’s best horses and jockeys converge on Morphettville for the 2020 TAB Adelaide Cup. Quality fields, quality horses and a buzzing crowd will make the day a hit for racing fans and those who love a big...

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  • Amendment 42 -2019/2020 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that in consultation with the Balaklava Racing Club and Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club the trials scheduled for Thursday 12th March 2020 at Balaklava have been transferred to Gawler. Nominations close 11 am Tuesday 10th March 2020.

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  • 2020 Adelaide Cup form guide

    Sixteen horses are scheduled to face the starter for Monday’s Group 2, $400,000 TAB Adelaide Cup. The two-mile classic has again generated plenty of interest, so today we look at the hopes of each runner: Home By Midnight – Patrick Payne / Billy Egan (4) Home By Midnight has an...

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  • ‘Dexter’ faces tough opposition on Port Lincoln’s big day

    Top weight and likely punters’ pick Dexter You Devil will face some serious opposition from the McEvoy stable in Friday’s $50,000 Port Lincoln Cup (1950m) – the biggest day on the Eyre Peninsula. Dexter You Devil will carry 61kg in the Cup and be ridden by his trainer, Shayne Cahill,...

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  • Tricky draw for Adelaide Cup favourite, as Preusker’s hopes soar

    Today’s 2020 TAB Adelaide Cup barrier draw was unkind to ruling favourite King of Leogrance, which will start one horse from the outside in the field of 16. The draw took place at Morphettville this morning, when the Danny O’Brien-trained King of Leogrance – an emphatic winner of Saturday’s Roy...

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  • Amendment 41 - 2019/2020 Racing Season

    As part of a new TRSA initiative and with the cooperation of both the SAJC and the Provincial Clubs, Trainers are advised that as of 9th March 2020 all Club Jump Outs will be filmed and the vision and results shown on the TRSA website. To facilitate this, Trainers are...

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