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Spring 2011

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Contents WHAT’S INSIDE Hi TRQ Readers, Times are changing at The Races SA. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the industry’s new Marketing Manager. As a long-time country and city racegoer, I believe a day at The Races is one of the best excuses for getting out and exploring South Australia’s most stunning locations. Our recent trip to Roxby Downs proved just that. And with Spring Carnival just around the corner, what better time to get to The Races? This issue of TRQ is filled with information on where to be and what to wear during racing’s busiest period. We’ll also introduce you to a host of familiar faces including one of SA’s oldest racing fans – and remember to browse our social pages to see if you and your friends are among those we’ve snapped at The Races during winter. Finally, don’t forget that SA racing’s most prestigious style search Fashion at The Races - is well and truly underway. Check out our shopping tips from King William Road Hyde Park retailers to ensure you look the part this Spring. I look forward to an exciting season of racing and hope to see you at the track. There’s nothing othing like a day at The Races... s... Jane Wellington lington

4. News From The Races 7. Fashion at The Races The search intensifies


9. Racing’s finest honoured Thoroughbred Racing Industry Awards


10. Seriously Spring What to wear to Spring Carnival 14. Boy from ‘the Bridge’ We talk to Cosi about his home town 16. Murray Bridge set to become a world-class racing mecca See the designs here first 18. Feast your senses at Langhorne Creek Vigneron’s Day at Strathalbyn Racecource


22. Still racing to The Races at 100 Amazing Mollie! 30. Calendar of Events 2011 season

Cover pic: Mollie Rothe with Archeson. See Page 22 for full story...



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nefrowmsThe Races Fashion stakes high at Roxby Outback Cup rom the outside, you’d never know that the annual Roxby Downs Outback Cup was South Australia’s most remote race meeting.


While it may boast a stereotypical red desert track and the rustic charm to match, in the fashion stakes, Roxby mixes it with the best of them – and this year’s event was no exception. More than 2000 people made the trek to Roxby on August 6 to be a part of the action both off and on the course, with all eyes on the fashions at the track as The Races SA continued its search for South Australia’s most stylish racegoer. Judges certainly had their work cut out for them, with a record number of entrants participating in Fashions on The Field for the opportunity to become the Roxby representative for Fashion at The Races – a year-long, state wide style search featuring SA racing’s richest ever fashion prize pool.

After a tough elimination process, former Roxby local Katica Cockshell, 23, took out the title and will now compete in Adelaide next year for the major title at SA Derby Day. So exactly what were judges looking for on the day? With such an array of great looking outfits, Katica impressed the judges with her use of accessories and appreciation of current fashion trends. The classic black and white with a hint of hot pink also struck a chord. Also not going unnoticed on the day was Ten News reporter and Fashion at The Races Ambassador Kate Freebairn. Kate made a special appearance at the event looking ever so stylish in an elegant Liza Emanuele number, and giving hopeful fashionistas some tips and tricks as to how to look the part at The Races.

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aks Hotels & Resorts is ensuring racegoers around Australia can live it up this Spring. No matter which Australian capital city you plan to celebrate the Melbourne Cup in, the Oaks will guarantee your room is as glamorous as your outfit – at a fraction of the cost.


By booking through the Oaks’ promotion page on The Races SA website, you’ll receive a further 5% discount on the best available online rate at any Oaks Hotel or Resort throughout Australia, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates.

In Adelaide, the Oaks has luxury apartments just a few tram stops away from Morphettville Racecourse in the City and Glenelg, but maybe you fancy trekking in Queenstown or a visit to The Races in Dubai?

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You’ve been tagged! ever before has Adelaide’s fashion sense been put to the test like it will be this Spring. The Races Tag Team will be hitting the streets, challenging Adelaideans to dress to impress and bring their A-game to the track.


With nearly 20 events still to go in the lead up to the Fashion at The Races Final in May next year, there is plenty of time to plan a prizewinning raceday outfit. The Races Tag Team will be cruising around Adelaide with their eyes peeled for local fashionistas. The city’s

best dressed – both guys and gals – will be hot on their radar and if you’re spotted, get ready to up the ante. You may fancy yourself as a trendsetter at the pub, but can you translate that sense of style for a day at The Races? Whether it’s at the movies, down at the beach or hitting the shops, our Tag Team has you set in their sights. Will you rise to the challenge?



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Fashion at The Races is a yearlong, statewide style search featuring SA racing’s richest ever fashion prize pool, where 15 Finalists will be selected over 26 race days. So come dressed in your best to one of the following South Australian race meetings this Spring and you too could enter the running to win a Volkswagen Polo hatch or a $3000 Liza Emanuele voucher as runner-up!

EVENTS September 18 – Mindarie-Halidon Cup

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Christmas in the Hills, Oakbank Racecourse

Christmas at The Races orget the annual office party. Make your Christmas knock-off drinks an experience to remember this December at one of South Australia’s festive race meetings.


These events are a great twist on a day at The Races and the perfect way to kick start your silly season. Enjoy a Summer’s afternoon with friends, bubbles, delicious food and live music – and you might even get an added Christmas bonus this year!

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Jim Watters, Jane Wellington Clare Lindop, John Letts

Jake Toeroek, Jordan Frew, Jemma Stacey

he Thoroughbred Racing Industry Awards and Hall of Fame Induction is easily the South Australian racing fraternity’s most celebrated event.


Held at Morphettville Racecourse’s Panasonic Pavilion on August 21, the best of the best in SA racing turned out to honour the achievements of the state’s top horses, trainers, jockeys and apprentices – and celebrate what continues to make racing such an important part of the social and cultural fabric in this state.

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Paul Gatt took out the top gong for Metropolitan Jockey of the Year while Justin Potter won the equivalent for country racing. Steven Patemen was recognised as the Jumps Jockey of the Year, taking home the EJ Mooney Medal, while the talent of Jordan Frew was rewarded with the Apprentice of the Year Award. The Metropolitan Trainer of the Year was taken out by Mark Kavanagh, while David Jolly won the Country Trainer of the Year honour after another strong year. A new addition to this year’s awards was the John Letts

ll list Click here for a fu of winners ... Medal - which recognises excellence in riding and outstanding achievements at all race meetings throughout the state - with none other than Clare Lindop becoming the inaugural winner. This year’s inductees to SA Racing’s Hall of Fame included champion horse Light Fingers, renowned trainer David Hayes and valued contributor to the industry, associate Robert A Lee. Themed ‘the best of South Australia’ – guests enjoyed tasting some of the state’s finest food and wine throughout the afternoon.


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of shopping before an even bigger day at The Races.

Road m a i l l i W g n Ki pring/Summer is the crème de la crème of every designer’s collection featuring ‘that outfit’ we can’t wait to hold in our hot little hands.


and Jen Hawkins immaculate for Myer. It’s no wonder Spring Carnival is every woman’s (and man’s) favourite time to be at The Races.

On Aussie turf, Spring time means the battle of the homegrown heavyweights - Miranda Kerr dazzling for David Jones

If you’re going to be in South Australia for the 2011 Spring Carnival, take it as the perfect opportunity to gather the gals for a big day

This year King William Road Hyde Park is catering specially to racegoers. Among King William Road traders, Liza Emanuele will be hosting a VIP event for the launch of her Spring 2011 collection. John Karran from Karrans of Hyde Park said King William Road had every aspect of race day glamour covered.


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“We think we’ve got just what you need to look the part, including boutique fashion, accessories, jewellery, and beauty therapists – and we haven’t forgotten the men either,” he said. When it comes to beauty, Melinda Harper from King William Road’s Swiss Wellness Natural Health and Beauty Spa can help you look and feel good. “Whether it be for The Races or a party, don’t forget to start at the beginning and look after your skin,” she said. “A scrub, exfoliation or our natural organic spray tan will help you feel and look fabulous.” When it comes to headwear, Heather Mackay Clark of Studio Hats said this Spring’s major colours were bold and bright – including coral, navy

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and white, yellow, black and white and peacock blue. And while hats have always y been a fashionable accessory at The Races, Heather said they’ve become even more of a necessity since the Royal Wedding. “Hats are definitely making a comeback since the wedding,” she said. “Katherine Middleton has been a trendsetter and people are now following her with the tilted hat proving particularly popular.” Heather’s pop-up shop, in the Metro Shopping Centre, is now getting fully stocked in the lead up to the Melbourne Cup – with the Posh Hat, based on Victoria Beckham’s Royal Wedding look – a feature of the new Spring collection.

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“Hats are definitely making a comeback since the Royal Wedding,” said Heather Mackay Clark of Studio Hats.

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Styling Spring is certainly the busiest time of year on the racing schedule with events being held at racing clubs around the State. In the city, there are six main events being held at Morphettville Racecourse - Melbourne Cup Day the obvious feature.

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The South Australian Jockey Club is hosting numerous corporate marquees and Spring Racing events, with some of Adelaide’s best food and wine on offer.

Check out some of the events listed on this page or visit www.theracessa. to find out more. SPRING CARNIVAL IN ADELAIDE Spring Carnival Launch, Thursday 6 October Caulfield Guineas Day, Saturday 8 October Caulfield Cup Day, Saturday 15 October Cox Plate Day, Saturday 22 October VRC Derby Day, Saturday 29 October Melbourne Cup Day Tuesday 1 November

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Boy from ‘the Bridge’ W

e know him as the loveable larrikin of radio but, with a new TV show soon to join Channel 9’s prime time line up, Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello is about to reveal a more serious side. Sort of... Launching in November, South Aussie with Cosi will inspire local viewers to rediscover their own backyard. Cosi described it recently as “a modern day Leyland Brothers”. “My show aims to get people into regional SA,” he said. “We have the world’s best backyard and it amazes me that 80 percent of people in Adelaide haven’t checked it out. My program will show them how cheap and easy it is and most importantly how amazing it is.” But the show will also be a personal insight into what Cosi values most – family time, travel, the country - and a beer at The Races, of course. “When have you ever walked out of a day at The Races and said ‘how crap was that?’ If you keep your gambling in check you just can’t have a bad day. It’s so much fun,” Cosi said. This year Cosi is planning to take his camera crew to country race meets around

Getting ready for Gold Cup


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With construction well under way for the new track at Murray Bridge, the Gold Cup is one of only a few remaining chances to celebrate at the existing course. See page 18 for more details and join us at the Gold Cup to discover country racing at its best.

Cosi’s Top Tips for visiting Murray Bridge the State, but the Murray Bridge Gold Cup on October 12 is his homecoming event. “I was born and bred in Murray Bridge. I went to St Joesph’s Primary until I was five when we moved to Kadina,” he said.

Besides the obvious perks, there’s another reason why Cosi puts up his hand to attend country race meetings. “It means so much to the towns and for tourism in those areas,” he said.

“My old man was the local copper and Mum worked at the chicken abattoir! What a catch hey?

“I am passionate about horse racing in SA and I want to see crowd numbers continue to rise, especially in the country.

“Mum and Dad won’t confirm it one hundred percent but I have it on good authority that I was in fact conceived at the race track, so the Gold Cup is a yearly pilgrimage of sorts.

“A big influx of people for a race day has a massive flow-on effect for the whole community – people forget that.”

“Either that or I just can’t get enough of drinking a beer and having a punt!”

South Aussie with Cosi hits the airwaves on Channel 9 in November. Stay in touch on Facebook.

This year Cosi will be at the Cup in a formal capacity, hosting the Salinger Seafood Indulgence Luncheon where gourmet food and wine is the order of the day. It’s a step away from beer and barbecue, but Cosi doesn’t seem to mind.

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“We will be kicking up our heels, I’m told, dining on some seafood and washing it down with a couple of diet cokes,” he said.


Gotta check out the Bunyip by the river. For $2 he comes out of the water and makes a bit of noise...back in my day it was only 20 cents! (Now I’m sounding old!!)

Walk across the bridge. It’s so cool and safe for the kids too!

Try the four-wheel motorbike tour at Mallee Park just outside of Murray Bridge. It’s great!!

Carlton Draught Murray Bridge Gold Cup Wednesday 12 October 2011 Fashion at The Races qualifying event General admission $15 Hospitality packages range from $90 – $150 Salinger Seafood Indulgence Luncheon · $150 per person · Situated in the Salinger Banquet Room, this package offers that special touch, with popular radio larrikin Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello hosting the day Package includes: - four course luncheon - premium beer, wine, and spirit card - raceday admission - in-house tote facilities - television screens - reserved seating.

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Murray Bridge set to become a World-Class racing mecca. t will be an exhilarating and history-making moment when thoroughbreds gallop down the track for the first ever race at Gifford Hill, Australia’s grand new racecourse community in Murray Bridge.


A joint venture between the Murray Bridge Racing Club and innovative developer Burke Urban, Gifford Hill will set a new benchmark in integrated design with the racecourse complemented by a state-ofthe art function centre and a vibrant residential and equine trainers’ village. Spanning over an impressive 809 hectare parcel of land south-west of

Murray Bridge, Gifford Hill will accommodate 3,500 residential and equine allotments, a motel, town centre, school, open spaces and much more. Murray Bridge Racing Club Chairman Reg Nolan said Gifford Hill heralds a new era for racing in South Australia, expected to attract horse owners and trainers, racing enthusiasts and jockeys from across Australia. “With the racetrack profile complete, the interim rye grass cover sprouting from the growing medium and the irrigation and drainage commissioned, the new racecourse will now have

the luxury of 18 months to consolidate before the real action begins,” he said. “The focus now turns to the construction of the contemporary racecourse building and racetrack facilities, which are sure to impress our racing enthusiasts.” The state-of-the-art racing club and multi-purpose function centre complete the club’s $30 million dollar Thoroughbred Racing Facility which will become the centrepiece of Gifford Hill, featuring an all weather synthetic track, impressive race day facilities and brand new stables.

ThinkBig. Be one of the first to know about Australia’s newest and most exciting racecourse community. The Murray Bridge Racing Club has unveiled concepts for Australia’s most amazing new racing facility. The state-of-the-art racecourse at Gifford Hill will have a range of tracks, with both stolonised turf and a synthetic surface. Adjacent to the racecourse will be a Racing and Entertainment complex and a 60 Lot (av. 5000m2 or half hectare) Equine Training Village to accommodate thoroughbred horse

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Mr Nolan said construction of the building is scheduled to begin in September 2011 and will offer racegoers and function guests a spectacular location for a great day out or special occasion. “The racecourse building will feature a welcoming grand entrance foyer and will incorporate public, members and committee dining facilities, all with a spectacular vista over the track through an east-facing floor-to-ceiling glass wall,” Mr Nolan said. “Racegoers and patrons will be able to enjoy panoramic views over the track and it will be the perfect venue for events, conferences and weddings.”

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Mr Nolan said the world-class project would be welcomed by visitors and racing enthusiasts from across Australia, while complementing the state’s existing racecourses.

“We are proud to be behind a project of such magnitude in Murray Bridge. This is going to be a premium racecourse community, built entirely from the ground up,” he said.

“This is an exciting time for all South Australians as this new racecourse community is an exceptional offering which will set new standards across the nation and become a drawcard for interstate and international visitors,” he said.

“It’s a wonderful opportunity for us to work alongside the racing club to develop a magnificent facility that will have such a positive impact on the town and the local community. There’s no doubt Murray Bridge will become a prestigious venue for Australian thoroughbred racing in the near future.”

Burke Urban Managing Director Kym Burke said the project will result in one of the finest racecourses in Australia, surrounded by a sustainable and thriving community.

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nd trainers’ residences. There will also be an entire community within ential and commercial precincts to house 7,000 to 10,000 people. now and register to be one of the first to know the details of, at, Australia’s newest and most exciting racecourse community.


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Feast your senses at

Langhorne Creek

anghorne Creek Vignerons’ Day on Sunday, November 20 is an event for the senses.


Held at the stunning Strathalbyn Racecourse only 45 minutes’ drive from Adelaide, Vignerons’ Day is a chance to indulge in the best food and wine this region has to offer – and trust us – there’s plenty of it! Dozens of Langhorne Creek Wineries will be

present in a designated tasting area on course offering complimentary samples, insignia glasses and wine sales by the bottle or glass. Also try the gourmet food available including locally made cheeses, handmade chocolates and freshly caught seafood. Your picnic at The Races will make fine dining look like fast food! Enjoy the thrill of The Races, live music and

plenty of children’s entertainment to keep the kids busy. And don’t forget that this area is also the gateway to the Fleurieu Peninsula. “If it’s a while since you last visited, check out the Langhorne Creek Wine Region’s website and stay for the weekend. You’ll find everything from driving maps and a ‘What’s On’ guide to a list of cellar doors and restaurant recommendations.”


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A Clear Clare Winner


f you’re looking for the perfect weekend getaway this spring, the Taminga Hotel Clare Cup on November 27 is an event not to be missed. But before you set up camp at the track, detour past the Taminga Hotel in the main street of Clare. Owner John Giannitto is proud of his family’s hotel tradition and their knack for transforming “old school” hotels into awardwinning destinations. The Giannitto clan also owns the Gawler Arms and Southern Hotels in Gawler. After undergoing major renovations in 2008/2009, the Taminga Hotel was awarded

the South Australian Hotel Association’s prize for ‘Best Redeveloped Hotel (Country)’ and backed that up this year with the Best Gaming Venue (Country) 2011. Here you’ll find a full bistro menu with delicious, home style dishes. You’ll also find a boutique bottle shop with a selection of local Clare Valley Rieslings that are only available through John or at local cellar doors. A nice addition to the picnic basket! John is himself an avid racegoer and the Clare Cup was one of the reasons he first visited the town. He also saw a great opportunity after completing



renovations of the Taminga Hotel to support local racing and attract more visitors to this stunning wine region. “This is a great part of the world and The Races bring so many people to the area,” John said. For the past three years running, the Taminga has been the major sponsor of the Clare Cup. Last year John literally brought his Hotel to the track - setting up an inflatable replica with full bar service indoors and face painting for the kids outdoors. This year the Taminga’s ‘jockettes’ will be wandering the track at the Clare Cup


inviting racegoers back to the Hotel after the event and distributing special deals on food and wine. The night’s celebrations will also feature live music.

And since he’s so passionate about the Clare Valley and everything it offers tourists, John hopes those attending the Clare Cup turn it into a long weekend.

You might even run into a world famous winemaker or two – Peter Barry from Jim Barry Wines and Noel Smith from Cardinham Estate are just a couple of the regulars.

“You need at least three days to really explore Clare and the surrounding towns,” John said. “The Caravan Park, motels and B&Bs in Clare are great to use as a base to travel to

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places like Burra, Martindale Hall and the Mintaro Maze. “There’s also a fantastic golf course in Clare and a trip to all of the small wineries around Seven Hill is definitely worthwhile.” For more information about the Clare Cup and Taminga Hotel visit www.


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Still racing to The Races at “It hasn’t changed at all, really, it always was a lovely picnic day and over the years it’s remained so.”

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ollie Rothe is more than just a racing fan – she’s a fanatic.

At 100-years-old, Mollie has racing in her blood. She grew up at Oakbank and attended the Oakbank Easter Carnival each year. Her brother was a trainer – who in 1932 trained the winner of the famous Great Eastern Steeplechase. And perhaps most notably, Mollie still drives herself to race meetings at Morphettville Racecourse every Saturday – just as she has been doing since becoming a

South Australian Jockey Club member in 1991. So what is it about The Races that keeps Mollie interested and how much has it changed over the years? Mollie says the Oakbank Carnival still has the same atmosphere today as it did all those years ago. “It hasn’t changed at all, really,” she said. “It always was a lovely picnic day and over the years it’s remained so. “I’ve attended the Oakbank Carnival for as long as I can remember!”


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1: Mollie with their family horse Archeson after it won the 1932 Great Eastern Steeplechase at Oakbank. 2: Mollie on the way to Morphettville for her 100th in her first ever limousine ride [a surprise] with her

Having grown up around the track with an experienced trainer by her side it would be safe to say Mollie knows just what to look for in a winning horse, but the social atmosphere of racing events tends to ‘hold her up’ when it comes to having a bet on race days. “Whenever I try to have a bet at The Races, I always get caught up talking to people and never make it there in time,” she said. “Normally the horse I was going to bet on ends up winning.”

grandchildren, Kurt, Ben, Stefan, Nicole and Marnya 3: 100th Birthday with son Kym watching her favourite jockey Damien Oliver at Randwick, on the screen.

As the SAJC’s oldest female member, Mollie has become a cherished member of the local racing fraternity, according to SAJC Chief Executive Brenton Wilkinson. “It’s a huge achievement to reach 100 and we are honoured that Mollie Rothe is still an active SAJC member,” he said. “As an organisation we greatly appreciate her long standing commitment and we hope we have given as much back to her as she has done for us.”

4: Birthday lunch at Morphettville with Helen Smith, Jean Wardale and Mary Taylor 5: Mollie being presented with her birthday cake

In true racing fanatic style, Mollie chose Morphettville as the venue for her 100th birthday on August 6 – enjoying a three-course lunch in the Winning Post restaurant with family, friends and fellow SAJC members. So what’s her secret to health and long life – apart from regularly enjoying a day out at The Races of course? “Three glasses of sherry a day – one-and-a-half at lunch and one-and-a-half at night!”


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8. Spring Carnival in Adelaide

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Dress to impress at 26 racing events across the year for your chance to WIN!


Jamestown Cup

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Murray Bridge Gold Cup

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Murray Bridge Racing Club | Wed 12 Oct 2011




Spring Carnival in Adelaide

Spring Carnival in Adelaide

Spring Carnival in Adelaide

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South Australian Jockey Club | Sat 22 Oct 2011

South Australian Jockey Club | Sat 29 Oct 2011




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Kalangadoo Cup

Barossa Run to the Vines

Langhorne Creek Vignerons Day

South Australian Jockey Club | Tue 1 Nov 2011

Penola Racing Club | Sun 13 Nov 2011

Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club | Wed 16 Nov 2011

Strathalbyn Racing Club | Sun 20 Nov 2011

Mindarie-Halidon Racing Club | Sun 18 Sep 2011



Spring Carnival in Adelaide




Clare Valley Cup

Mount Gambier Twilight Races

T&R Murray Bridge Christmas Cup

Care Valley Racing Club | Sun 27 Nov 2011

Mount Gambier Racing Club | Fri 2 Dec 2011

Murray Bridge Racing Club | Sun 5 Dec 2011




Oakbank Twilight Races

Bordertown Cup

Oakbank Racing Club | Fri 9 Dec 2011

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