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  • Lincoln Moore's Bordertown Preview

    BEST BET SHOCK ALERT (Race 4) EACH-WAY AIM TO PLEASE (Race 3) TURF TAPPER (Race 7) VALUE SPANGIRL (Race 7)   RACE 1 - 1:40PM Doan Pharmacies Benchmark 72 Handicap (1550 METRES) DEXTER YOU DEVIL is the best horse in this race by long way, but he has a huge weight,...

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  • Opperman starts New Year in style

    Jacob Opperman started 2022 in style with a metropolitan double at Murray Bridge on Saturday. South Australia’s leading apprentice enjoyed a quiet New Year’s Eve at home with family after winning at Warrnambool earlier in the day for the David Brideoake stable before teaming with Victorian trainer Patrick Payne and...

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  • Jolly set to keep Reign in SA

    David Jolly is likely to wait a week with talented sprinter Calypso Reign. The last-start Christmas Handicap runner-up will accept at Caulfield on Saturday and bypass the Gawler meeting, with his next run to be at Murray Bridge on Saturday week. “We nominated for Gawler and Melbourne, but I now...

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  • Murray Bridge Track Report & Speed Maps

    With James Jordan is away on a much needed holiday Racing SA's Dean Pettit, has stepped in and provided a full track report and speed maps for Saturday's meeting at Murray Bridge. TRACK REPORT Winning Post – 1800m: With this area horses are pulling up and the inside section has...

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  • Lincoln Moore's New Year's Day Preview

    BEST BETS SHEEZABIGDEEL (Race 2) STARS THE LIMIT (Race 3)   VALUE BELLE OF YORKES (Race 9) LIANNE (Race 9)   RACE 1 - 12:17PM AM & ME Langsford Plasterboard Contractors Handicap (1000 METRES) CHAMPAGNE DREAMS was impressive first-up leading throughout to beat Vintage Folly at Balaklava. This is harder but she’s...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Lincoln Best Bets

    BET BETS KINGSON (Race 3, No. 2) Bolted in last start and gets in OK after the claim. Can win again. CENTREFIELD (Race 8, No. 6) Local mare with a great record and maps well with the Gary Lo claim. EACH-WAY PLAY CENTRE SCOOTA (Race 6, No. 6) Made ground...

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  • Dare to Dream comes to an end

    South Australian racing has welcomed 250 new owners into the industry over the past two years as the Dare To Dream competition draws to a close. Dare To Dream offered new syndicates the chance to win a 10 per cent share in two horses over the two-year term, producing 14...

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  • Racing SA monitoring weather forecast - Murray Bridge

    If Saturday’s predicted forecast remains, Racing SA will enforce level 1 hot weather protocols in accordance with Racing SA’s Hot Weather Policies for Saturday’s Murray Bridge meeting. Further to this Racing SA Stewards wish to advise trainers that the arrival time for all horses entered to race this Saturday, 1...

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  • Murray Bridge inner track on schedule

    The inner-turf training track at Murray Bridge is on schedule for horse traffic in late April or early May in 2022. The new 15 metre wide, 1654 metre track is a vital addition to the Gifford Hill facility which is poised to become South Australian racing’s biggest training facility. The...

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  • Generous locals help build new KI stables

    Twenty brand spanking new stables, shower facilities, plus a freshly built BBQ and kitchen area will greet trainers and staff when they arrive at the Kangaroo Island Racing Club for the upcoming KI Carnival. Incredibly the new amenities only cost the club $50,000 due to the generosity of volunteers and...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Strathalbyn Preview

    BEST BET MUSTARI (Race 7)   EACH-WAY MAGICAL RIDE (Race 3)   VALUE SAND CAT (Race 6) MAGIC REWARD (Race 8) ZIP AKEED (Race 8)   RACE 1 - 1:20PM Northpoint Fleurieu Colts, Geldings & Entires Benchmark 58 Handicap (1100 METRES) Tricky race EQUICHUNK was a winner here two starts back beating DEXTER...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Naracoorte Best Bets

    BEST BET YOWZA (Race 3, No 3) Bookies went up $2.90 but that didn’t last long. He has run some nice races in much harder races. He draws poorly but has Justin Potter to offset the barrier and he won’t find a more winnable race. ALL HARD WOOD (Race 4,...

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  • Jolly way to finish the year

    Richard and Chantelle Jolly finished 2021 in style celebrating with a treble at Morphettville on Boxing Day. The pair boast an imposing strike-rate of 24.4 per cent runners to winners to lead both the State and Metropolitan Training Premierships in season 2021-22 having produced 58 winners in the calendar year....

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  • James Jordan's Boxing Day Speed Maps + Track Report

    Check out James Jordan's full track report and speed maps for Sunday's meeting at Morphettville. TRACK REPORT Winning Post-1800m: the spot where the runners pull up is probably the softest section of the track and sits in the '5' range but none of the races will run through this section....

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  • Lincoln Moore's Boxing Day Preview

    BEST BETS SUNFALL (Race 2) CHOSEN BLONDE (Race 4)   EACH-WAY PLAY MORTY (Race 6)   VALUE CARRY TH MUSKEY (Race 8) KENYAN WONDER (Race 9)   RACE 1 - 12:37PM Adelaide Galvanising Industries Two-Year-Old Plate (1050 METRES) CELTIC VADER was on speed and too good for Sandpiper here last time. He draws...

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  • Ichibansan looking to take the next step

    WELL-BRED four-year-old Ichibansan can take another step out of the shadow of big brother Dalasan by winning the $102,250 Southern Speed Final (2040m) at Morphettville on Sunday. The Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas trained gelding is chasing a third win in succession and will carry the colours that Southern Speed...

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  • Christmas Comes Early for Ellis

    CHRISTMAS has come early for apprentice Ellis Wong who will make his city riding debut at Morphettville on Boxing Day. Wong, 21 was granted his licence to ride in the metropolitan area by Racing SA Stewards on Tuesday and can take up to three rides at his city debut. He...

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  • Outlaws Revenge looking for more black type success

    LEADING Adelaide jockey Dom Tourneur will head to Melbourne to partner smart SA sprinter Outlaws Revenge in Sunday’s $200,000 Christmas Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield. Outlaws Revenge will be searching for third successive Listed feature for Morphettville trainer Ryan Balfour and opened a $3.90 second favourite for the 1200m feature behind...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Lincoln Preview

    Best Bets MISS CATASTROPHI (Race 5) Won consecutive races here before drifting back and working to the line OK behind Scary Go Round last time. Draws an inside gate and can bounce back to winning form. GATSBY’S GIRL (Race 2) Won at Clare two runs back and then her latest...

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  • Cannon seeks fourth straight win with Outpost in Series Final

    Jason Cannon is confident Outpost can deliver a fourth successive victory and the biggest win of his career so far in the $102,250 Happy Trails Series Final (1400m) at Morphettville on Saturday. If the five-year-old gelding delivers it will well and truly seal a dream return to the training ranks...

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  • Gytrash gears up towards Everest

    STAR South Australian sprinter Gytrash will step up his $15m Everest preparations with a gallop at Royal Randwick on Friday morning. Last year’s Everest placegetter will roll around alongside some big names after the Australian Turf Club made the decision to open the Randwick course proper for carnival contenders following...

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  • South African hoop Callan Murray arrives in Adelaide

    Well-credentialed South African jockey Callan Murray has arrived in Adelaide where he will base himself for at least the 2021/22 racing season. The Group 1 winning hoop is the latest international to join the South Australian racing industry after multiple Group 1-winning South African trainers Gary and Dean Alexander relocated...

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  • Longstanding partnership becomes official

    As a nine-year-old working weekends filling up waters for the thoroughbreds trained by John Hickmott, Carrina Riggs never imagined she would one day be co-trainer at the same stable. Fast forward two decades and that’s exactly where she is, with the Murray Bridge-based pair announcing a training partnership which officially...

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  • Morialta kick starts new racing season for Padman

    PROMISING four-year-old Morialta kick started the new racing season in style and continues to enhance his reputation for astute Murray Bridge horseman Stuart Padman. His dominant 3.4 length win on his home track has made Padman reassessing his opinion of the son of Jimmy Creed who again showed his above...

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  • SA Stars set to kick off carnival campaigns in Spring Stakes

    SOUTH Australia’s leading spring carnival contenders headline nominations for Saturday’s $127,250 Group 3 Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville. Behemoth and Dalasan will launch their respective campaigns as they track towards Melbourne while Will Clarken could take a three-pronged attack into the feature. Clarken has impressive last-start Lightning Stakes winner Beau...

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