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Sysmo Should Be in Top Form for 2014 Ballarat Cup

Sysmo Should Be in Top Form for 2014 Ballarat Cup

Tony McEvoy has a busy week ahead of him with runners across eight different meetings.

Sysmo (inside) will represent trainer Tony McEvoy in the 2014 Ballarat Cup this Saturday. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The trainer will have horses running at Canterbury on Wednesday, Hawkesbury and Orange on Friday, Randwick, Ballarat, and Morphettville on Saturday, and Strathalbyn on Sunday. ...

Strathalbyn Racecourse is South Australia’s largest provincial racecourse that is located approximately 60 kilometres outside of Adelaide. Opened in 1922, the track is set amongst picturesque grounds of manicured gardens and expansive lawned areas.

The course proper is 1690 metres in circumference and features a home straight that is 340 metres long. It is known as one of the more difficult provincial courses, and is renowned for the hill on the turn into the home straight. In addition to the course proper, the course features such training facilities as an inner grass training track and a sand galloping track. It is meticulously maintained thanks, in part, to the fully automated irrigation system.

  • Track Circumference: 1690 metres
  • Racing Club: Strathalby Racing Club
  • Address: Dry Plains Road, Strathalbyn, SA 5255
  • Telephone: (08) 8536 2248

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The course holds 16 racedays with four feature racedays held throughout the year. It is home to such races as the Strathalbyn Cup and Langhorne Creek Vignerons Day – one of the most popular Sunday Race Days in the area. The picturesque beauty of the course makes it a favourite location for weddings and other formal events. A conference room and restaurant with sweeping views of the entire course are among the many facilities available at Strathalbyn Racecourse.

Travelling to Strathalbyn Racecourse

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Located on the Fleurieu Peninsula, Strathalbyn Racecourse is 62 kilometres outside of Adelaide. It will take approximately 40 minutes to reach the course on the Dry Plains Road.