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  • Trainer blown away by Barend’s wow factor

    People are talking about Tony McEvoy’s new stable jockey. Barend Vorster has created a huge impression since joining McEvoy’s Angaston-based stable in early March, following a successful 15-year career in Singapore. The South African-born jockey has already ridden winners at a long list of Australian tracks – including Flemington, where...

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  • Big Stables Head to Clare this Easter

    Some of the state’s biggest and best trainers are sending a strong contingent of runners to Clare this Easter to make for a super day of racing across SA. We have a look at each of their runners and their chances to collect a winner’s cheque in the state’s beautiful...

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  • Zebrinz Returns for Penola Redemption

    He produced the run of the day in the Millicent Cup last month and on Easter Sunday, Zebrinz will be back for a chance at redemption in the Penola Cup. The dual Stakes placed gelding produced a slashing run from the tail of the field in the Millicent Cup to...

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  • A quick look at the Oakbank Features

    There’s a reason it’s one of the most loved racing carnivals in Australia and this year’s Oakbank card is well and truly delivering the Easter goods with history to be made over the jumps and strong fields across the board. With one of the best Listed Hills Railway Stakes fields...

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  • Punters.com.au Oakbank Easter Carnival: Iconic moments

    With Oakbank's famous Easter carnival taking place this weekend, Punters.com.au have taken a look back at some noteworthy moments that have occurred at the iconic racing event. Doiran wins his fourth Great Eastern There certainly wasn't anybody in the Punters.com.au office that was around when Doiran was getting about at...

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  • First race at the Mount Gambier redeveloped track

    In a boost for the South East, racing resumes this Friday at the redeveloped Mount Gambier Racing Club after a 16 month break, thanks in part to $1.5 million funding from the Federal Governments Building Better Regions Fund.  This meeting will be a lead in to next month's Scott Group...

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  • Super Saturday signals the start of a big Carnival

    Racing is back in a big way at Morphettville this weekend with five Stakes races all part of a massive day of racing. Results from Saturday’s five Stakes races will make or break the chances of some Group 1 aspirants as they look forward to the four massive Group 1...

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  • Amendment 35 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise changes to the race programme for the race meeting on Friday 10th May at Mount Gambier. Additional Race: Race 9: $17,500 Steeple 2800 metres Deleted Race: Race 5: $17,500 Benchmark 60 Handicap 1550 metres Nominations close 12pm Monday 6th May 2019.

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  • Zed Em returns to defend the Oakbank double

    Patrick Payne and his talented jumper Zed Em will return to Oakbank this weekend as they look to complete the famous Oakbank Steeplechase double once again. Zed Em was the first horse to complete the Von Doussa/Great Eastern Steeplechase double since Tobouggie Nights back in 2012. While the Von Doussa...

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  • SA claim another National Apprentice Race Series

    A brilliant ride from the talented Kayla Crowther yesterday at Sandown gave South Australia our sixth title in the National Apprentice Race Series. The five leg series began in Launceston a month ago and wrapped up on Wednesday at Sandown. Team SA started slowly in Launceston with Alice Lindsay only...

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  • Amendment 34 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    Please note TRSA in consultation with the SA Trainers Association would like to advise the following change to the race program at Murray Bridge Wednesday 17th April 2019. Was: Race 5 $15,000 Maiden/Class One Plate SABOIS + 2200 metres Now: Race 5 $15,000 Benchmark 64 SABOIS + 2200 metres Nominations...

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  • Von Doussa Steeplechase: Punters.com.au preview and tips

    There will be plenty of history to be made when Steven Pateman again partners reigning champ Zed Em in Sunday's $100k Von Doussa Steeplechase (3250m) at Oakbank, not least the horse striving to become only the second galloper to claim three consecutive renewals of the iconic event. Zed Em's first ...

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  • National Apprentice Race Series tally

    South Australia takes home the 2019 National Apprentice Race Series. It was Queensland who was leading for most of the series, but SA has finished on top as Kayla Crowther wins the final heat in Melbourne today.  Round 1 - Launceston, Tasmania  Saturday March 9 saw the first round of...

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  • Will Tahnee be crowned the Queen of Millicent?

    A fantastic field has assembled for the fifth leg of the Limestone Coast Cup Series and it could be a locally trained mare who takes home Sunday’s Millicent Cup. The Coonawarra Cup winner Tahnee Tiara has been a model of consistency, running in the top three in eleven of her...

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  • Bill Holland Series up for grabs in the Streaky Bay Cup

    The Streaky Bay Cup marks the final event of the Eyre Peninsula racing season and not only is there a nice piece of silverware up for grabs but the Bill Holland Series will come down to the final leg for two locally trained runners. Ryan Dawson’s Eye the World leads...

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  • Amendment 33 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise in consultation with the Murray Bridge, Strathalbyn and Balaklava Racing Clubs the meeting scheduled for Murray Bridge on Monday 10th June 2019 has been transferred to Balaklava with some distance and programme changes. The Hurdle and Steeple races programmed for Murray Bridge have been transferred to...

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  • Sha Tin debut awaits Chan on Sunday

    Former South Australian based apprentice Alfred Chan will make his Hong Kong racing debut on Sunday at Sha Tin as he begins his new career in his hometown. Chan arrives home after recording 100 wins throughout both New Zealand and Australia in his four years abroad and enjoyed a career...

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  • Amendment 31 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that in consultation with the Murray Bridge Racing Club and the Balaklava Racing Club the meeting scheduled for Wednesday 15th May 2019 at Balaklava has been transferred to Murray Bridge. There will be no changes to the programme.

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  • Amendment 32 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    Please note TRSA in consultation with the SA Trainers Association would like to advise the following change to the race program at Gawler Wednesday 3rd April 2019. Was: Race 3 $15,000 Mares Benchmark 64 Handicap -1100 metres Now: Race 3 $15,000 Fillies & Mares Benchmark 64/SABOIS - 1100 metres Nominations...

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  • Bieg’s golden opportunity in the Slipper

    It’s not often that a trainer’s first runner in new state is in a Group 1 race but Chris Bieg will have the opportunity of a lifetime when his talented colt, Free of Debt steps out in Saturday’s Golden Slipper. The Blue Diamond third-placegetter earned himself a start in the...

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  • Farrugia ready and raring to debut

    The next rising star of the South Australian riding ranks looks set to make her debut this weekend at Naracoorte in Race 6. Taylor Farrugia (TAB SA Apprentce Academy jockey), the 23 year old who grew up 30km West of Melbourne in a town called Rockbank has been given the...

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  • Amendment 29 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise following a review of the programs that the following changes have been made. Strathalbyn Wednesday 27th March Race 6 $13,000 Maiden 1350m is now Two-Year-Old and Over  Morphettville Saturday 30th March Race 3 $45,000 Benchmark 86 1600m is now a Benchmark 90 Penola Sunday 31st March...

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  • Amendment 30 - 2018/2019 Racing Season

    TRSA wish to advise that an official Steeple Trial 3250m will be held at Oakbank Racing Club on Thursday 28th March 2019 at 2pm.

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  • Logan’s Lady to continue Lincoln love affair

    Lady Conquistador returns to the track where she claimed this month’s Port Lincoln Cup in an attempt to add another Eyre Peninsula feature to her CV, the Kimba Cup. The Simon Drewitt trained mare has enjoyed a magnificent Port Lincoln season across 2018/19 where she has had four wins, two...

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  • Penong Cup preview

    Saturday’s Penong Cup looks like a battle for the two leading horses in this year’s Bill Holland Series. Eye The World and It’s Humphrey are one and two on the Bill Holland standings heading into the fifth leg of seven in the series. This year’s Ceduna Cup winner Eye The...

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