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  • SA quartet need your vote in the 2021 All-Star Mile

      Four South Australian horses need your help to earn a place in the 2021 All-Star Mile. Behemoth, Kemalpasa, Regalo Di Gaetano and Morvada have all been nominated for the $5m race at Moonee Valley on 13 March. The 10 horses with the most votes will earn their place in the...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Lincoln Preview

    KINGSON (Race 2) Didn’t have a lot go right first-up from a spell when well tried in betting. He was beaten three lengths but drops sharply in weight with Karl Zechner back in the saddle. Gets his chance to atone and happy to give him another chance at the $4.20...

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  • Juggling jobs, single parenthood… and his first winner

    The stress of juggling four jobs and being a single parent were temporarily cast aside for Quorn trainer Shane Grivell this week. Shane prepared his first ever winner – and did so at metropolitan level when Secret Charge scored at Oakbank’s Wednesday meeting. “I was that excited that I don’t...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Saturday Preview

    BEST BET: TANKER (Race 3) EACH-WAY: TOFF LOVE (Race 5) VALUE: ICECRUSHER (Race 9)   RACE 1 - 10:35AM Dare & Johnson Handicap (1200 METRES) ANOTHER AWARD is a smart filly who was placed behind the smart Instant Celebrity in the Listed Oaklands Plate before another good run behind Promoter at...

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  • Fans have potential to join Behemoth's All-Star Mile journey

    Fans will get a chance to be a part of the All-Star Mile ride with star South Australian galloper Behemoth. Grand Syndicates are giving one lucky winner a share in the dual Group 1 winner if he secures a much sought-after spot in the $5m feature at Moonee Valley on...

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  • Amendment 28 - Industry Notice

    TRSA wish to advise that due to the weather forecast for Gawler on Saturday 23 January the meeting will commence earlier. This decision has been made in conjunction with the TRSA Industry Vet, Stewards, Equine Welfare Officer and the Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club, having regard for the temperature as...

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  • Racing club backs hay run initiative

    The Mount Gambier Racing Club has thrown its support behind the current hay run initiative, providing 15 bales of lucerne hay to assist those affected by the Avenue Range fire. The hay was sourced from the centre of the racecourse, which is regularly baled to support the club’s fundraising effort,...

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  • Magic Millions – in Queensland or SA – mighty special for Holder

    He rode Adelaide’s first ever Magic Millions winner and landed the big prize in Queensland 12 years ago – and now Jason Holder has given the thumbs up to SA racing’s new Magic Millions feature race day. Holder steered Barossa Broadway to victory in Adelaide’s inaugural Magic Millions race, way...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Oakbank Preview

    BEST BET: GLORY GAME (Race 4)  EACH-WAY: CASSANDRA ISABEL (Race 3)  VALUE: MINATORY (Race 2)    RACE 1 - 1:45PM Klose’s Supermarkets / SABOIS Maiden Plate (1900 METRES)  Keen on WHISKEY 'N' WOMEN here getting out to 1900m. He ran well behind Montepulciano at Gawler (Fighter 2nd) and worked to the...

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  • Kirsten banking on home-track advantage

    Kirsten Mooney is hoping to utilise her home track advantage when midweek racing returns to Oakbank on Wednesday. Mooney saddles up two strong chances on the seven-race card, veteran 10-year-old Groove With Me and Ace Attack, who both head into the meeting in solid form. “They’re both just such honest...

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  • Treble for Hickmott, but grand finals still ahead

    Michael Hickmott’s stellar 2020-21 season continued on his home track at Murray Bridge on Saturday winning three of the first four races. It was a rewarding day in front of good friends, even more so knowing that all three winners – Don’tdreamit’sover, Echoes In Eternity and Pindaric – all have...

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  • A conversation with: Desiree Stra

    Apprentice jockey Desiree Stra returned to the saddle in September, following a long break. After a number of minor placings, she broke back into the winner’s circle at Strathalbyn last week – via a successful protest – aboard Shellshocked for local trainer Gordon Richards. It was her 27th ride since...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Saturday Preview

    BEST BET: ECHOES IN ETERNITY (Race 3) EACH-WAY: CALYPSO REIGN (Race 8) VALUE: SCARLET RIVER (Race 4)    RACE 1 - 12:15PM Love Your Local Butcher Handicap (1600 METRES)  Pretty keen to stick with DEXTER YOU DEVIL, who was very good behind Renegade here last week. He dropped out to last...

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  • Premiership-leading Jess to stay in SA

    Leaving SA while leading the metropolitan jockeys’ premiership would be “silly” – so Jessica Eaton is staying. Eaton has significantly impacted the local racing since arriving from Victoria in July last year for more riding opportunities. The 27-year-old apprentice has ridden 34 metropolitan winners so far this season, three clear...

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  • Hickmott entourage to shine at Murray Bridge

    Michael Hickmott will step out a big team of horses on his home track at Murray Bridge on Saturday.  The in-form horseman has enjoyed a brilliant 2020-21 racing season, having produced 26 winners, 18 of those at metropolitan level, with a strike-rate of 30 per cent.  He will saddle up...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Penola Preview

    BEST BETS GATSBY’S GIRL (Race 1) Scratched from Strathalbyn on Wednesday for this and plenty to like about her run behind Three Tears at Murray Bridge. Draws a good gate and hard to beat. NASEEB (Race 7) Looks some value in a good edition of the Vignerons Cup. Only beaten...

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  • Bridge trainer hoping Grinzinger can star

    Murray Bridge trainer Karen Byrnes will try to extend a successful summer on her home track this Saturday. Byrnes has produced three winners from her past seven starters and will launch the next chapter in the career of former Victorian galloper Grinzinger Star. Formerly with Danny O’Brien, Grinzinger Star looked...

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  • Dee Dee primed for Penola feature

    Bordertown-based trainer Darryl Dodson is hopeful Dr Dee Dee can maintain his form and claim another South East feature in today's $26,800 Coonawarra Vignerons Cup (1700m) at Penola. The five-year-old has struck a purple patch of form over the festive season and will be chasing his fourth straight victory. Dodson,...

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  • Pannell and Bella Vella tackle Magic Millions meeting

    Star SA jockey Todd Pannell will reunite with Bella Vella for the $1 million Magic Millions Snippets race on the Gold Coast this Saturday. The pair combined to land the Sangster Stakes at Morphettville last year – the first Group 1 win for Adelaide trainer Will Clarken. Pannell, who was...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Strathalbyn Preview

    BEST BET: MARNDARRA (Race 8) EACH-WAY: VIVALDI'S QUEST (Race 6) VALUE: UNBOUNDED (Race 7)   RACE 1 - 1:10PM Milang Caravan Park / SABOIS Maiden Plate (1600 METRES)  NO STRINGS is the interesting runner. He ran well at a price when runner-up behind Grey Vitality at Morphettville in December. Looked good...

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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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  • Second Slip’s slashing Aussie debut a weekend highlight

    Former New Zealand galloper Second Slip left bookmakers reeling after his debut victory at Murray Bridge on Saturday.  The Will Clarken-trained four-year-old opened at $12 with tab.com.au on Wednesday and that was quickly snapped up by those in the know, before the horse scored at 1.2-length win with Todd Pannell...

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  • The remarkable Marg Potts and her maternal mare Electrum

    ‘Remarkable’ seems an inadequate synopsis of the story of Electrum and her trainer Marg Potts. Take a deep breath and try this on for size (and remember, this isn’t a clickbait headline): A 75-year-old woman finally living her dream to train horses, preparing a nine-year-old mare that has already foaled...

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  • Jake’s passion leads to new career pathway

    A “passion for racing” has led Jake West to tackle a comprehensive, year-long program – part sponsored by Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) – aimed at ushering in the next generation of industry participants. From February 8 Jake will immerse himself in the Explorer Cadetship Program, a stable and horsemanship...

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  • La Richesse ready to go after shrugging off injury scare

    La Richesse could produce her best at Murray Bridge today, after overcoming a recent injury scare. The Will Clarken-trained mare disappointed last start as favourite, finishing ninth in the $100,000 Happy Trails (1400m) Series Final at Morphettville Parks in early November. However, Clarken says the four-year-old had a genuine excuse...

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