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  • 2021/22 Limestone Coast Awards

    Apprentice jockey Jacob Opperman was a big winner at the 2021/22 Limestone Coast Racing Awards taking out the Apprentice Jockey of the Year award for the second time in as many years. The awards are a celebration of the racing year for the clubs within the Limestone Coast. All awards...

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  • Coopers and Railway Hotel Jamestown Races

    After a sell out race meeting in 2021, tickets for the 2022 Coopers and Railway Hotel Jamestown Races on Saturday, October 1st are now on sale. Jamestown Racing Club President, Phillip Dibbel said there will be something for everyone at this years race meeting. "For the first time we will...

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  • Balaklava Racing Club - Fashion At The Races

    Being the first Fashion At The Races event of Spring, the Balaklava Racing Club always know how to put on a great show and attract a strong entrant field. This year is expected to be no different. Usually one being judged, Jaimee-Lea Bruggemann is stepping off the stage this year...

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  • Country Racing SA Event Guide

    In a first of its kind for Country Racing in South Australia, we are pleased to announce the first racing Event Guide for the 2022/23 racing season. The 2022/23 Event Guide will be quintessential reading for those interested in attending race meetings across the State. Country Racing SA CEO, Chris...

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  • 2022 Roxby Downs Cup - Recap

    An event marked by many on their calendar each year, the Roxby Downs Cup draws a strong crowd from across the state offering an opportunity to take in the corporate hospitality, or kick back track side and enjoy the great country racing atmosphere. At the track the sun was shiningand...

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  • From the perspective of - Nick Redin

    It's timely that for the last Country Racing perspective we speak to the outgoing Racing SA CEO, Nick Redin. We spoke with Nick to get his thoughts on 24 country racing clubs, and why you should add a country racing meeting to your calendar in the next 12-months. Tell us...

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  • From the perspective of - Terry McAuliffe

    A voice synonymys with South Australian Racing for over 30-years, Terry McAuliffe is a staunch supporter of racing in the State and is never short of a story or two. As we lead in to the 2022/23 racing season, we were lucky enough to have a chat with Terry and...

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  • From the perspective of - Emily Holden

    Racing club administrators are essential in keeping clubs moving forward and providing a great race day experience for the general public. This week we speak to Port Augusta's, Emily Holden, who is an integral part of the club. Tell us about your role within the racing industry. I am the...

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  • Port Augusta FATR Ladies Winner

    It was a cool afternoon at the Port Augusta Racing Club for their 2022 Cup, but that didn't stop a strong Fashion At The Races entrant list turn up in some amazing outfits to be crowned best dressed. Ladies winner, Kerrie Foulis was kind enough to give us some of...

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  • From the perspective of - Anna Jordsjo

    A Norwegian native, now calling Australia home, Anna Jordsjo rode her first race at Port Augusta (which she finished 2nd) in 2016, and now boasts over 2000 starts, with majority of them coming from country racing locations. We had a chat with Anna about her experiences with country racing, and...

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  • 2022 City of Port Augusta Cup - Recap

    The Port Augusta Racing Club have been able to enjoy the fruits of their labor during the 2021/22 Racing Season, and the local community took advantage of this for the 2022 City of Port Augusta Cup. With a breathtaking backdrop of the Flinders Ranges behind the track, the 1800+ crowd...

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  • McKerlie dreaming big with Grinzinger Star

    Grinzinger Star will have the weight of the city on his shoulders when the tackles Sunday’s $32,000 Port Augusta Cup (2300m). The top local galloper was allocated 65kg by Racing SA Handicappers and will still carry 62kg after the claim for his rider Lachlan Overall, but he has a perfect...

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  • Which Country Racing Club are you?

    Here in South Australia we manage to pack in hundreds of race meets at 24 Country Race Clubs throughout the year, so sometimes it's hard to know where to start. Around the state there are so many towns and regions offering something for everyone, whether you're a lover of fine...

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  • From the Perspective of - Matt Seyers

    A day at the races isn't just about the racing. A day at the Country Races is about communities coming together, show stopping outfits for the Fashion At The Races, and hosting a corporate event, plus much more. There are a number of different perspectives to the races, and with...

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  • Clare Valley Racing Club continues to support local groups

    The 2021/2022 Thoroughbred Racing Season has proved to be a steady year for the Clare Valley Racing Club. Club Chairman, Don Williams paid tribute to the work of the committee which saw a number of new members take office in 2021 whom stepped up quickly for the club. The three...

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  • 5 Things to do at SA Country Racing Cups

    With 24 country race clubs across South Australia, there is so much to experience when it comes to racing events. From Port Lincoln  to Strathalbyn and everywhere in between, each club holds a Cup event every year, with majority holding a Fashion At The Races event and some great family...

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  • From Member to President - Peter Burdon

    Volunteer support is imperative for country racing clubs, and in some cases, much of what volunteers achieve goes unnoticed, but the impact they leave on the club is priceless. The Millicent Racing Club have received support for over 30-years from member turned club President, Peter Burdon. Peter joined the Millicent...

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  • 2023 Mount Gambier Gold Cup

    After trialling December Cup meetings in previous years, the Mount Gambier Racing Club have decided on a return to Autumn racing for their 2023 Gold Cup, being held on March 31st.  “We recently undertook a survey of various stakeholders involved with the Gold Cup event and the feedback was workshopped...

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  • 2022/23 Country Racing Season

    Gawler will kick off the 2022-23 Country Racing season with a mid-week meeting on August 3rd, with Murray Bridge hosting the 2021-22 season finale on the Sunday prior. The first month of the season sees two non-tab Cup meetings, with Roxby Downs (August 6th) and Quorn (August 20th) hosting their...

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  • FATR Q and A with Kimmi Varcoe

    Kimmi Varcoe has grown up surrounded by fashion, and this has reflected in her appearances as a Fashion At The Races (FATR) entrant representing South Australia at the Myer Fashion On The Field competition, to now judging at the Millicent Racing Club FATR event on Sunday, May 29. We had...

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  • Millicent Fashion At The Races

    From wedding proposals to producing multiple Fashion At The Races (FATR) sash winners both locally and interstate, the Millicent Racing Club is an event that should be marked on the calendar for the fashion concious. In what is set to be a great day on and off the track, the...

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  • Not so run of the Millinery

    The emphasis on millinery across any Fashion At The Races event has been on an upward scale over the past few years, and with it, we are seeing some stunning pieces that not only shine in their own right, but take an outfit to the next level. Across the Limestone...

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  • South Australia's North - A Racing Road Trip

    Hunt down a vintage belt buckle, polish a pair of RM Williams, and load up the weekender (a la SUV commercial-style) for an adventure deep into the state’s northern regions. It’s time to throw on your favourite mix-tape (or Spotify playlist), pop open the snack tub, and head north. With...

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  • Oakbank FATR Ladies Winner

    In only her third live Fashion At The Races event, ladies winner, Anais Falzon was sashed the winner of the Oakbank Racing Club Easter Carnival. We has a chat with Anais about the experience and the lead in to the Oakbank FATR event. Tell us about your winning outfit. What...

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  • Mindarie-Halidon Cup races on

    Racing returns to the Mallee in 2022, with the Board of Racing SA confirming that the Mindarie-Halidon Cup will run on Sunday, September 18. Racing SA has worked closely with the newly formed Mindarie-Halidon executive committee, and Country Racing SA, to ensure the event’s survival. “I’m over the moon that...

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