Morphettville races are held at Morphettville Racecourse or Allan Scott Park as it is more commonly known locally. Morphettville Racecourse is the only horseracing track in the Adelaide metropolitan area and is home to the South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC), which has sold off its other racetrack at Cheltenham while the old Victoria Park course has been turned into a community park by the city council.
Morphettville races are held each Saturday and are well attended by visiting Victorian trainers. Always check your Adelaide racing fields and formguide to bet on Victorian trainers bringing their horses across the border.
The prizemoney in Adelaide is going to steadily improve over the next few years and betting on Adelaide races will be a very viable proposition for many punters with the influx of better class horses from Victoria.
Morphettville Racecourse Details
State: South Australia
Circumference: 2339 Meters
Straight: 334 Metres
The Morphettville Racecourse has a track circumference of 2339 metres with a final straight of 334 metres. Take note that during the winter months, you may want to bet on the “getting home strong” horses who get out wide on the track in the run to the finishing post. The inside is generally regarded as quicksand at Morphettville races when the track is rain affected.
Major Morphettville Races – Group 1 Races
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Address: Morphett Rd, Morphettville, SA 5043, Australia
Telephone: (08) 8295 0111
Getting to Morphettville Races
Getting to Morphettville races is pretty easy if you want to take public transport. Just catch the tram from Victoria Square in the city centre and get off at the Morphettville Racecourse. You can’t go wrong.