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Prize-Money Increase For SA Metro Saturdays

Friday, 29th July 2011

Meanwhile Thoroughbred Racing SA also announced increases in prize-money for metropolitan Saturday race meetings (beginning at Morphettville on August 6): current $32,000 races will increase to $34,000 & 68+ Rating races will increase from current $32,000 to $40,000. TRSA chief executive Jim Watters noted: “Today’s increase follows significant growth in prize-money with metropolitan stakes increasing by 50% across all categories, Group & Listed prize-money increasing by 24% & all other classes up by 66% over the last 3 years. Country, provincial & mid-week metropolitan races have also seen a significant prize-money increase since 2007 of 79%.”

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