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  • 2024 Streaky Bay Cup Wrap Up

    An unseasonably windy day on the west coast of the Eyre Peninsula wasn’t enough to deter a near one thousand strong crowd at the 2024 Streaky Bay Cup. A fantastic local day of racing with full support of the community saw a fantastic atmosphere all around the racecourse. Action on...

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  • Mount Gambier Cup Wrap Up

    Locally bred galloper Thrill Kill made a triumphant return home to win Friday’s $70,000 Mount Gambier Gold Cup. Trained by former local Peter Hardacre the galloper has been a model of consistency on the South Australian Country Cup circuit coming off seconds in both the Kangaroo Island and Port Lincoln...

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  • Kimba Cup Wrap Up

    Celebrating their 111th year, the Kimba Racing Club held their annual Kimba Cup at the Port Lincoln Racecourse last Sunday. Perfect Eyre Peninsula blue skies welcomed punters to the racecourse, with many making the drive down from Kimba to Port Lincoln. Bringing a true country energy to the regional center...

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  • John Dunn & Krystal Bishop hoping to finally claim the elusive Port Lincoln Cup

    John Dunn and Krystal Bishop have dominated racing on the west coast in recent years, but the $70,000 Port Lincoln Cup remains a race that has eluded them. They take no short of five runners into Friday’s Eyre Peninsula feature led by topweight I Need A Drink who is chasing...

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  • Thrill Kill looking to claim second country cup of 2024

    Peter Hardacre will go above and beyond in search of victory in Friday’s $70,000 Port Lincoln Cup (1960m) with Thrill Kill. A leading horse on the Country Cup circuit this season after winning the Coonawarra Cup at Penola before finishing second in town and second again in the Kangaroo Island...

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  • 2024 Lock Cup Wrap Up

    Country racing action descended on the central Eyre Peninsula town of Lock on Sunday 25 February for the 58th Lock Cup. This fantastic community led country cup drew attendees from far and wide, with busloads arriving from Arno Bay, Port Lincoln, Kimba, and Elliston. Everyone was in high spirits and...

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  • Country Racing’s Marathon Cup Run

    A massive ten weeks of country cups covering most of South Australia will run between the end of January and Easter. The marathon run of country cups kicks off with the Strathalbyn Cup on the 28 January. An easy day trip from Adelaide, the Strathalbyn Cup is the perfect excuse...

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  • Port Lincoln sends off 2023 in style

    Port Lincoln Racing Club has once again cemented itself as the place to be on New Year’s Eve after a large crowd of revellers attended on New Years Eve. A crowd of close to one thousand was in attendance at the New Year’s Eve Race Day, enjoying the party atmosphere...

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  • Sportsbet and Country Racing SA announce partnership

    Sportsbet and Country Racing South Australia are excited to announce a seven-year partnership, commencing on January 1, 2024.   The partnership between Sportsbet and Country Racing SA will encompass all 24 provincial and country racing clubs in South Australia.   “Sportsbet is excited to partner with Country Racing SA and this deal...

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  • Oakbank Racing Club announces Bodelle Francis as new CEO

    Country Racing South Australia is pleased to share that the Oakbank Racing Club Committee has secured highly respected racing and hospitality administrator Bodelle Francis as the Club’s new Chief Executive Officer. Bodelle joins the Club after eighteen months as the CEO of Greyhound Racing SA, leading the industry body through...

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  • Country Racing SA Induct Three Life Members

    Three life memberships were awarded last Friday at the Country Racing SA Annual General Meeting. Wayne Henson, John Glatz and Reg Nolan were awarded life memberships to Country Racing South Australia. All three were awarded these life memberships in recognition of their contributions to racing in country South Australia. Country...

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  • NYE at Port Lincoln

    Port Lincoln Racing Club is the place to be on New Years Eve prior to the evening celebrations. A day of fantastic racing and fabulous excitement off the track is the perfect way to see out 2023 on the Eyre Peninsula. Set against the stunning backdrop of the blue waters...

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  • Bordertown Cup Preview

    The 2023 Bordertown Cup is just over a week away! One of the last stops before Victoria, Bordertown is a charming country town that beckons travellers with its unique blend of rich heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant community spirit. Start the festive season celebrations early with a day at the...

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  • Celebrating 128 Years of the Clare Valley Cup

    Clare Valley Racing Club will celebrate 128 years of the Clare Valley Cup this December. The 2023 running of the Clare Valley Cup will be held on Sunday 3 December. Founded and incorporated as the Clare Valley Racing Club in November 1888, the Clare Valley Cup was first run and...

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  • Cash Injection for Club Capital Grants

    Racing Clubs around the state will benefit from a cash injection of more than $1.5 million from Racing SA to spend on capital projects and facility upgrades. So far 27 projects at 15 Racing Clubs have been given the tick of approval and Racing SA’s General Manager of Operations Nick...

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  • Murray Bridge Gold Cup Wrap up

    All eyes were on Murray Bridge last Saturday for a mammoth 10-race card, with a crowd of around 3000 in attendance for the listed spring race day. For the first time in the club’s history, the Murray Bridge Gold Cup was held as a standalone Saturday race meeting. Another historic...

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  • Jamestown Cup - Wrap Up

    Picturesque Jamestown held their annual Jamestown Cup last Saturday. Perfect spring weather greeted an excited and youthful crowd as they flowed into the racecourse, on the outskirts of Jamestown. Inside the Jamestown Racecourse, the track is a field of canola which was blooming, horses appeared to float through a field...

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  • Jamestown Cup Preview

    The historic Jamestown Cup is on Saturday 30 September and is the ideal way to start the October Long Weekend. A massive day of racing is planned with plenty of fun and action off the track too, set amongst the beautiful mid-north of South Australia. Jamestown sits 220 kilometres north...

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  • Mindarie – Halidon race meeting postponement Sunday 17/9/2023

    Subsequent to the postponement of the 2023 Mindarie Halidon Cup Meeting on Sunday 17 September, Racing SA wishes to advise after careful consideration and consultation with the Club that the Mindarie Halidon Cup Meeting won’t be rescheduled for 2023. While pre-race day inspections saw the track presented in good order,...

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  • 2023 Balaklava Cup – Wrap Up

    Perfect Spring weather welcomed punters as they arrived ahead of Race 1 for the 2023 Balaklava Cup. No one could have asked for a better setting for this historic listed provincial race. Anticipation was high ahead of a massive nine-race card with competitive fields throughout the day. Marquees lined the...

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  • Murray Bridge Racing Club Launches 2023 Gold Cup

    The 2023 Murray Bridge Racing Club Gold Cup was officially launched last Friday at a luncheon with special guest speakers, legendary trainers Peter Moody and John Sadler, along with light comedy from Mickey D. The Murray Bridge Gold Cup is held on a Saturday for the first time, the Listed...

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  • Clever Man Claims Historic Double at Awards

    Earlier this month the Limestone Coast Awards Luncheon was held at the Naracoorte Racing Club. Around 60 guests enjoyed the celebration of the 2022/23 racing year on the Limestone Coast. Six categories were up for grabs at the awards with some strong competition throughout the racing season. The standout winner...

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  • Port Augusta Awarded Local Grant

    Port Augusta Racing Club has recently been awarded a $2000 grant from the Port Augusta Explore campaign provided by the Benevolent Society and the Port Augusta City Council. The funding will help provide free pony rides, face painting and lots of free games for children at the final race day...

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  • Quorn Cup Preview

    The 2023 G.J Gardner Homes Quorn Cup is only four days away! The last of the Outback & Flinders Ranges region’s cups, it is set to be a memorable day of racing.  The Quorn Cup is a testament to the town's lively atmosphere and love for racing. Held at Quorn...

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  • 2023/24 Country Racing SA Event Edit IS HERE!

    The much anticipated 2023/24 Country Racing SA Event Edit is finally here! Your guide to racing and the regions, the Event Edit is the perfect companion for the 2023/24 racing season. The Country Racing SA Event Edit is packed full of great information about the 2023/24 racing season along with...

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