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  • Kiwi connection to reap rewards

    MURRAY Bridge trainer Michael Hickmott is hoping his close friendship with New Zealand horseman Andrew Campbell can reap some handy rewards in South Australian in the coming months. Campbell has sent a team of horses to South Australia, with Aqueduct and Peloton the first two to step out at Murray...

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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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  • Lincoln Moore's Murray Bridge Preview

    SA racing industry journalist Lincoln Moore’s preview for Saturday’s Murray Bridge program has landed. Linc has dissected the nine-race card, plus provided a BEST BET, a BEST EACH WAY tip and a VALUE selection. RACE 1 - 11:46am Adelaide Galvanising Handicap (1200 METRES) JUST ZERENE is the class factor. She’s...

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  • An Early Look with James Jordan - Murray Bridge August 8

    Racing.com’s gun South Australian form analyst James Jordan has a look at Saturday’s Murray Bridge meeting… One of the hardest cards I can remember, with lots of very even races and a spattering of favourites short of the price you'd need to back them. There's also a fair bit of...

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  • In-form SA runners descend on Flemington

    Jamie Kah and Lachie Neindorf will partner up with two in-form South Australians at Flemington today. Kah will link with the Phillip Stokes-trained Octane, who returns to Melbourne after winning five of six starts in SA, while young gun Lachie Neindorf will partner in-form staying mare Bertwhistle, who has won...

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  • Stubby back a winner

    Jason Holder could not hide his delight in partnering Rapid Raiser to victory at Gawler on Wednesday. July proved a lean month for the leading hoop, who finished the 2019-20 season stranded on 99 winners across South Australia. And he started the new season in similar fashion, finishing second on...

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  • Gawler marks century since obscure Zed Cup

    TODAY’S Gawler meeting celebrates an obscure – until now – cup race that was contested 100 years ago, and never again. The Zed Cup was run at Gawler on Saturday, August 7, 1920 – and four of today’s seven races are named to recognise some of the major players in...

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  • Works begins on Murray Bridge uphill sand track

    Murray Bridge Racing Club is about to take another step towards becoming an elite training facility, with work commencing on its $500,000 uphill sand training track. The track will be just over 800m long and contain one bend, plus a gradient of between 2.5 per cent and 6 per cent....

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  • Lincoln Moore's Gawler Preview

    SA racing industry journalist Lincoln Moore has had a look over the mid week Gawler meet and found a few he likes.  RACE 1 - 12:45PM Kongorong – Zed Cup Winner 100 years ago Three & Four Year Old Class One Handicap (1100 METRES) Good race to start with the...

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  • Contrasting fortunes for trainer at Morphettville Parks

    Murray Bridge trainer Sam Burford left the Morphettville Parks meeting on Saturday thinking what might have been, after contrasting results with two fancied runners. Brimarvi Vehero continued his consistent campaign winning impressive early in the day and what loomed as the perfect opportunity for Burford to bring first city double...

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  • Budget King looking to Make History in Darwin

    WELL TRAVELLED galloper Budget King will be trying to defy 24 years of history in Monday’s $100,000 Darwin Cup (2050m). Ventilago was the last horse NT Derby winner to win the Cup as a part of the elusive top end triple crown in 1996, while Wild Heart beat the older...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Morphettville Parks Preview

    SA racing industry journalist Lincoln Moore backed up his outstanding Saturday tipping service debut for TRSA with another ripping effort last weekend, with his best bet (The Difference) and best each way (Parlophone) both getting home. His tips for Saturday’s Morphettville Parks meeting are below. RACE 1 - 12:16PM Furphy...

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  • Another jockey trifecta…45 years later

    WHAT does the collective of Todd Pannell, Kayla Crowther and Jason Holder have in common with former jockeys Mick Goreham, Jim Courtney and Billy Sharp? Full marks if you guessed that the 2019/20 season ends a 45-year gap since three South Australian jockeys last broke the 50 metropolitan winners milestone...

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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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  • Amendment 73 - Meeting Cancelled

    TRSA wish to advise that in conjunction with the Jamestown Racing Club, the Jamestown meeting scheduled for October 3, has been cancelled this year due to restrictions around COVID-19.

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  • An Early Look with James Jordan - Morphettville Parks August 1

    Racing.com’s South Australian Form Analyst James Jordan has a look at Saturday’s Morphettville Parks meeting. Suggested Bets: R2 Promoter Liked the jump out of this galloper and he did it in solid time in comparison to the rest of the morning's heats. The horse he beat has some talent and...

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  • Premiership-winner Pannell points to trainer as turning point

    Premiership-winning SA jockey Todd Pannell has identified his union with trainer Will Clarken as a turning point in his career. Pannell has captured his first-ever senior metropolitan riding title, while also adding the overall SA crown and SA provincial premiership to his 2019/20 trophy haul. His outstanding season included a...

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  • Amendment 71 - Change of Programs

    TRSA wish to advise in consultation with the South Australian Trainers Association the following changes have been made to the race meeting’s at Port Augusta on Sunday 9th August 2020 and Morphettville Parks on Saturday 15th August 2020. Port Augusta 9/8/20 Was Race 2, $13,500 Class 2                                                           1200 metres Now...

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  • Amendment 72 - Benchmark 54 ballot conditions

    TRSA wish to advise the following changes to the ballot conditions for Benchmark 54 races across South Australia from Wednesday 19 August. Notwithstanding the provisions of Local Rule 16.2, in Benchmark 54 Races the following eligibility and balloting conditions will apply: Eligibility Maidens at time of entry are Ineligible Balloting...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Balaklava Preview

    SA racing industry journalist Lincoln Moore has had a look over today's Balakalva meet and found a few he likes.  RACE 2 - 12:45PM Royal Exchange Hotel, Kadina / SABOIS Two-Year-Old & Over Maiden Plate (1000 METRES) Interesting line-up for a maiden and FRENCH FIELDS is the big query first-up...

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  • Woulda Thought Stubby Would Be Stuck on 99

    TOP jockey Jason Holder has six chances to land that elusive 100th winner for 2019-20 when the SA racing season winds up at Balaklava on Wednesday. Holder has had a brilliant season in the saddle and sits behind only Todd Pannell and Kayla Crowther on the South Australian Jockey Premiership...

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  • Jacob on the rise, as Krystal finishes with a bang

    THE 2020/21 season shapes as a big one for promising apprentice Jacob Opperman after finishing his debut season of riding with his first double at Balaklava on Wednesday. Opperman scored aboard Kirinia in the opening race for Richard and Chantelle Jolly before speedster Domination continued his affinity with the Balaklava...

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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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  • Anna’s amazing apprenticeship: Whip-free riding, Dubai, Sardinia… and chocolate runs

    FROM riding whip-less in Norway, to saddling up horses in Dubai, to being Sardinia’s first female jockey, and wearing silks into supermarkets for mid-meeting chocolate runs, Anna Jordsjo has experienced more than most young jockeys. The 24-year-old’s apprenticeship will end after Saturday’s meeting at Morphettville Parks and the Adelaide-based rider’s...

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