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  • FASHION AT THE RACES - Balaklava Cup

    Amazing weather! High calibre racing! Fashion! The Balaklava Racing Club Cup Day had it all. We caught up with the Fashion At The Races winner, Shannan Graham to talk through the day. Tell us about your winning outfit I wanted to chose something that reflected the beginning of spring.  My...

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  • Mindarie-Halidon Cup recap

    Mindarie-Halidon may be a small farming community, but for one day a year across the past 107 years, crowds have turned up to the historic Mindarie-Halidon Races. The main race on the cards at Saturday’s annual Cup meeting did not fail to impress with a tight contest up until the...

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  • HISTORY MADE AT BALAKLAVA CUP

    The weather wasn’t the only thing on show at Balaklava Racing Club on Wednesday, with the on track action proving to be just as hot. Experienced jockey Barend Vorster come away with a double on the day, riding home Ultimate Addiction in Race 3, before taking out the feature race,...

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  • Fashion At The Races - Roxby Downs

    You would be forgiven for thinking that the red dirt of Roxby Downs and Fashion would be used in the same sentence, but here we are! The 2021 Roxby Downs Cup was splashed with colour and impressive headwear, playing host to the Fashion At The Races event. Coming off a...

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  • The New Home Of Country Racing SA

    Country Racing SA, representing the country and provincial race clubs across South Australia, has re-launched its social media channels to better promote the activities, people and events at the state’s 24 regional clubs. As of Monday, September 13, racing fans can once again get the latest information on Country Racing...

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  • Melissa's Tips For FATR

    Building on from the Spring Racing Trends, Melissa Barnes takes us through some key tips for FATR. Shoes To avoid blisters and sore feet make sure you wear your shoes around the house a few weeks prior to race day.  Class The track is not a night club. Opt for...

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  • Fashion At The Races - Spring Racing Trends

    There is nothing better than emerging from the chilly depths of Winter and dusting off those fabulous dormant outfits in preparation for a fun day at the track. Although the pandemic continues there is much joy to be had in ditching those daggy ‘work from home’ sweatpants and elevating your...

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  • Last Call At Mindarie-Halidon

    September 19th will see the last race-day at Mindarie-Halidon Racing Club. With over 100 years of racing out of Mindarie-Halidon, the club will move their annual Cup day to a new location in 2022. Racing.com’s James Tzaferis recently spoke with 1970 race caller, Bryan Martin here.

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  • Work commences on Murray Bridge training track

    Racing SA is pleased to announce construction of the inner-turf training track at Murray Bridge Racing Club’s Gifford Hill facility has commenced. The inner-turf track, which will be 15 metres wide and 1654 metres in circumference once completed, is an important addition to the ongoing development of Murray Bridge Racing...

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  • Murray Bridge Connections Sweep Industry Awards

    Racing SA held their annual Industry Awards over the weekend, with a strong Murray Bridge flair among the winners. Trainers, Michael Hickmott and Grant Young both took home Trainer of the Year awards, with Young becoming a three-time winner of the Provincial and Country Trainer of the Year. Jessica Eaton,...

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  • Further boost for Gawler facilities

    The thoroughbred training facilities at the Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club have been bolstered by the unveiling of a state-of-the-art equine treadmill. The industry-funded treadmill will provide more scope for local trainers to condition and rehabilitate their horses. It follows the opening of a $495,000 equine swimming pool at the...

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  • Lindop Takes The Reins

    Racing SA’s Industry Development and Training Officer, Clare Lindop, took Murray Bridge High School students through the typical work day of a horse trainer and stable hand. With the support of local trainer Matthew Seyers, the students took a look around the stables and then had the opportunity to visit...

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  • 2021 Cornerstone Stud Sir Prancealot Series

    A new race series is set to be on show, with The Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club and Cornerstone Stud Angaston, announcing an extension to their ongoing partnership, which is now entering its third year. Over six heats between October and December, there will be points awarded leading in to...

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  • Champion jockey joins Racing SA team

    Racing SA is thrilled to announce the appointment of former Australian champion jockey Clare Lindop to the organisation, in the new role of Industry Development and Training Officer. As a former stablehand, apprentice jockey, track work rider, jockey’s association director and Group 1 winning jockey, Clare brings with her first...

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  • Jordan Joins Oakbank Committee

    Oakbank Racing Club have finalized the replacement process for outgoing committee member, and past Chairman, John Glatz OAM with James Jordan from Racing.com. Club Chairperson Arabella Branson had this to say; "The Oakbank Racing Committee are delighted to have James Jordan join our team. Racing industry enthusiasts and participants alike...

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  • Strathalbyn racing benefits from facilities upgrade

    The Strathalbyn Racing Club has been boosted by a $210,000 upgrade to its on-course thoroughbred training facilities, officially unveiled on Thursday. The new amenities, consisting of four wash bays and an equine sandroll area, were opened by the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing, Hon Corey Wingard MP and Member...

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  • Bung Fritz Appreciation Society

    Clubs can take all forms, and in South Australia, we have Bung Fritz and the South Australian Bung Fritz Appreciation Society. The society was founded in 2006, and is now home to over 80 members with strict entry requirements, where new members must be invited and approved by two current...

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  • Horse exercise confirmed during lockdown

    The Directions under the Emergency Management Act 2004 were updated overnight and they have taken into consideration our submission regarding the care and exercising of horses. The relevant sections as they apply to our industry are provided below:   3—Interpretation In this direction – essential worker means a person who performs...

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  • Murray Bridge’s $505,000 uphill sand track latest racing infrastructure project to be delivered

    The next infrastructure project to be completed under the Marshall Liberal Government’s $24 million racing industry stimulus package will be operational within days. The final touches are being applied to the Murray Bridge Racing Club’s $505,000 uphill sand training track at the club’s Gifford Hill facility. An important additional piece...

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  • Country Racing SA to launch a new website and ticketing platform

    Industry participants, prospective participants and patrons will all benefit from Country Racing South Australia’s newly developed website, which has officially been launched today.  The website www.countryracingsa.com.au will generate significant efficiencies for CRSA’s 24 member clubs and industry participants, while also making it easier for patrons and race club customers to...

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  • A conversation with: Kristi Evans

    Strathalbyn trainer Kristi Evans, 46, has six winners to her credit already this season and was recently tapped on the shoulder by OTI Racing to prepare one of its overseas stayers. She chats to TRSA about her career so far.   Q: You trained your first winner, Keepakiwi, in 2014. How...

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  • End of an era on TRSA board

    South Australia’s thoroughbred racing industry will continue to benefit from the guidance of Frances Nelson QC and David Rasheed following the appointment of Rob Rorrison as the new Chair of Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA). Ms Nelson and David Rasheed have both stood down as Chair and Deputy Chair in line...

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  • Leahy ushers in new era at Murray Bridge

    Murray Bridge Racing Club will enter the next chapter of its exciting new era this week with John Leahy taking over the Chairman’s role. Leahy, who has served on the committee for 15 years, will replace Reg Nolan who stepped back into the role as Deputy Chair at Monday’s night...

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  • Port Lincoln Racing Club’s new facilities officially unveiled

    The Marshall Liberal Government’s $24 million investment in the racing industry is continuing to pay dividends with the new and improved Port Lincoln Racing Club officially unveiled on Saturday. The package of works are worth $192,000 and include new race-day tie-up stalls, a vet room, swabbing stall and day yard...

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  • Partner to keep winning over longer trips, says jockey

    Winning Partner has captured a pair of SA listed 1600m features over the past month, but could be just as effective over further, according to his jockey, Barend Vorster. The McEvoy-trained gelding made a one-act affair of last Friday’s $100,000 Murray Bridge Gold Cup, saluting by a widening 1.5-lengths in...

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