|The racecourse at Strathalbyn is situated in the State of
South Australia on Dry Plains Road some 40 miles from Adelaide. The Race Club was founded
|Less than 12 miles from Strathalbyn is the town of Nairne and the image above shows an early racecard from a meeting held at the town on 18th March 1911.|
|The principal race at Strathalbyn is the Strathalbyn Cup, a
2050 metre handicap run each January, and sponsored in 2009 by Finniss Lodge. The latest
renewal in 2009 saw Rangeraja claim the $18,500 first prize in the hands of Neilson. It
got home by a length and 3/4 from Orme, with Riverscape back in third.
A feature race in November is the Vignerons Cup, a handicap over 1350 metre. In 2008 the first prize of $13,300 was claimed by the favourite Star of the Stalls, trained by Jolly and ridden by Gatt. It prevailed by 1/4 length from Giggling Girl, with Our Indian Rose back in third.
|If you have badges, racecards, pictures of the racecourse or further details about the course, including your memories, then email firstname.lastname@example.org|