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August 2021

  • Traineeships to benefit four SA tracks

    The grass is looking greener for young South Australian Sean Morris who has commenced a track curator traineeship at the Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club. The opportunity is one of four track curator traineeships created by Racing SA at venues across the state to grow the industry’s workforce and encourage...

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  • Morphettville Racecourse redevelopment released to market

    The South Australian Jockey Club has today released its planned Morphettville Racecourse redevelopment to the market, officially starting the tender process for the project. A formal Expression of Interest (EOI) has been prepared for up to 10 hectares of rezoned land located next to the home turn of the racetrack...

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  • Behemoth's super Saturday

    It was a day and night of celebrations for connections of star South Australian galloper Behemoth on Saturday. Not only did he put his name alongside champion mare Sunline as a back-to-back winner of the Group 1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield, but just hours later he claimed the 2020-21 SA...

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  • Amendment 13 - Racing Amendment

    Racing SA wish to advise due to the ongoing COVID related border restrictions with Victoria, the Oakbank jumps races on Sunday 12 September 2021 have been deleted. Replacement races $21,800            Benchmark 52 Handicap                    1900 m $21,800            Benchmark 50 Handicap                   1100 m             Condition change Race 4 $21,800 Highweight Benchmark 58 Handicap         ...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Augusta Preview

    BEST BET: THE RAVEN (Race 1) EACH-WAY: JACKPOT JOHNNY (Race 6) VALUE: ATTACK THE PIN (Race 7)   RACE 1 - 12:55PM Phillip Kittel Memorial Benchmark 64 Handicap (1200 METRES) THE RAVEN is the horse to beat chasing his third win in succession here. He has a big weight which is...

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  • Eaton claims John Letts Medal

    Jockey Jessica Eaton has capped off a brilliant season in the saddle to win South Australian Racing’s most coveted award. The 27-year-old has been honoured with the prestigious John Letts Medal which recognises excellence in riding and outstanding achievements at all race meetings across South Australia during the season. "It's...

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  • Murray saddles up Macdonald Stakes favourite

    Callan Murray is hoping for a dream start to his South Australian riding career when he combines with Ironclad in the Listed Leon Macdonald Stakes (1400m) at Morphettville on Saturday. Murray has been booked for five rides, none more interesting than Ironclad, who is marked the $2.40 favourite with tab.com.au...

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  • James Jordan's Morphettville Parks Track Report & Speed Maps

    Racing.com's James Jordan has walked the Parks track ahead of Leon Macdonald Stakes day! Check out JJ's full track report, and speed maps for all nine races on the card here. TRACK REPORT Winning Post-1500m: Very little difference between lanes in this section and the coverage is pretty good. Very...

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  • Instant Celebrity returns to the racetrack

    Group 1 winning South Australian Instant Celebrity will launch her four-year-old campaign geared towards the $7.5m Golden Eagle in Sydney at Caulfield on Saturday. The Phillip Stokes-trained mare resumes in the $200,000 Group 3 Cockram Stakes (1200m) where she clashes with classy New Zealand mare Probabeel. Instant Celebrity hasn’t raced...

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  • SA Racing Hall of Fame inductees announced

    Popular horse Happy Trails, trailblazing administrator Frances Nelson and record-holding jumps jockey Robert ‘Bob’ Kingsford Cook are set to be inducted into the South Australian Racing Hall of Fame at a gala event this Saturday, August 28. Held at Morphettville alongside Racing SA’s 2020/21 Industry Awards, the Hall of Fame...

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  • Beau Rossa confirmed for G1 Memsie

    Will Clarken has opted for the $1m Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) in Melbourne with Beau Rossa. The lure of a Group 1 and huge prizemoney ultimately convinced Clarken and connections to head to Caulfield in preference to the Listed Leon Macdonald Stakes (1400m) at Morphettville. “We just wanted to...

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  • Amendment 12 - Racing Amendment

    Racing SA wish to advise due to the ongoing COVID related border restrictions with Victoria, the Murray Bridge jumps races on Sunday 5 September 2021 have been deleted. Replacement races $21,800            Benchmark 58 Handicap                    2500 m $21,800            Three-Year-Old Maiden Plate            1200 m            Racing Rewards SA

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  • Lincoln Moore's Saturday Preview

    BEST BET: ANOTHER AWARD (Race 5) EACH-WAY: LAKHANI ROSE (Race 9) VALUE: ANGASTON (Race 4)   RACE 1 - 12:01PM Aramis Handicap (Heat 3 Rebel Raider Series) (1000 METRES) QEYAADY resumes here on the back of two smart Melbourne wins. He’ll roll forward and shapes as the leader from barrier four...

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  • SA's Top Five Spring Contenders

    With the warmer months fast approaching, Lincoln Moore has his eye on five SA horses set to make a splash this Spring. BEHEMOTH The giant from Goolwa chases a second successive win in the Group 1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. The David Jolly-trained gelding looks to have returned...

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  • Amendment 11 - Trials and Jump Outs

    Racing SA wish to advise the following amendments to the Trial and Jump Out schedule Balaklava trials on Friday 17 September 2021 and Murray Bridge jump outs on Tuesday 21 September 2021 have been abandoned. Trials added Tuesday 21 September 2021 – Morphettville Nominations close with Racing Australia at 11.00am...

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  • Dalasan's plan coming together

    A decision on where and when Cox Plate hopeful Dalasan resumes will be made next Tuesday. The Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas-trained entire had his first serious hit-out at Morphettville on Monday since he was scratched from the Spring Stakes after he escaped his handler and slipped over. “We’ve got...

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  • RACING SA/ RACING.COM VISION RIGHTS -  NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS (INCLUDING OFFICIAL DIRECTION)

    All licensed and registered racing participants should take note of the following important provisions and requirements which apply as a consequence of the Vision Rights Agreement which exists between Racing SA and Racing.com. The South Australian Racing Industry has a commercial arrangement with Racing.com for horse racing vision rights in...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Murray Bridge Preview

      BEST BET: NAKHEEL (Race 6) EACH-WAY: BOLSONARO (Race 4) VALUE: YEELANNA (Race 3)   RACE 1 - 12:10PM Carlton Draught Three-Years-Old and Over Maiden Plate (1400 METRES) THE MARKLE SPARKLE hasn’t raced since March when thrown in the deep end behind Ecumenical in the Clare Lindop Stakes at Morphettville. She was...

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  • Enchantingly delivers Westover's magic moment

    Emotions were high after Enchantingly provided Scott Westover his first Morphettville victory as a trainer on Saturday. It has a been a rollercoaster year for the former jockey who packed up his stable in Alice Springs and returned to Adelaide where he carved out a career in the saddle. “We...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Naracoorte Preview

    BEST BET: CLEVER MAN (Race 1) EACH-WAY: ACTION IN CAIRNS (Race 6) VALUE: OUTINTHESTREET (Race 8)   RACE 1 - 12:35PM NRC Membership Out Now Benchmark 56 Handicap (2350 METRES) CLEVER MAN was an impressive winner three starts and his past couple have been solid for a race like this. He...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Saturday Preview

    BEST BET: CASTLE OF KINGS (Race 2) EACH-WAY: ENACHANTINGLY (Race 9) VALUE: OLD TIME ROCK (Race 5) RACE 1 - 11:52AM Spring Racing Carnival at Morphettville - Oct. 9 - Nov. 6 Handicap (1100 METRES) STREET LIFE has been racing in great form and only beaten 3 lengths behind Miss...

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  • James Jordan's Morphettville Track Report & Speed Maps

    Another big day of racing at headquaters, and Racing.com's James Jordan has the key information on the course proper! Check out a full track report and speed maps here. TRACK REPORT Winning Post-1800m: inside two lanes have more wear and as per usual it's probably the wettest part of the...

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  • Memsie Mission for Top Jockey

    TOP jockey Todd Pannell is preparing to miss three Adelaide meetings to ride exciting four-year-old Beau Rossa in Saturday week’s Group 1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield. “It’s obviously all still dependant on what’s happening in Melbourne but at this stage I’m hoping to ride the horse in the Memsie and...

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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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  • Lincoln Moore's Gawler Preview

    BEST BET: UNDERSTATEMENT (Race 3) EACH-WAY: EFFORTKAT (Race 7) VALUE: POLLYANNA (Race 5) RACE 1 - 11:35AM TAB Benchmark 54 Handicap (1732 METRES) Looks the perfect race for MASSARU WARRIOR he looked the winner when he was run down by Back Pocket at Balaklava last week. Hard to take the...

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