2024 SA Country Cup Series

Eligibility

*No Driver Concessions. *No Mares Concessions.

*Field selection for all qualifying races will be determined by manual field selection (preference to horses with a National rating on or above the minimum rating of each specified qualifying race)

*Field selection for each Final (Port Pirie Cup) will be determined by points accrued throughout the qualifying races, however preference in each Final (Port Pirie Cup) will be given to horses that have accepted for 2 or more qualifying races.

*In each qualifying race points shall be earned as follows; 1st – 10, 2nd – 5, 3rd – 3, 4th – 2, 5th to last – 1.

*In the event horses accrue the same points, field selection will be determined by the horse accumulating the greatest prizemoney in the qualifying races.

*In the event horses accrue the same points & the identical prizemoney, field selection will be determined through ballot conducted by HRSA officers.

*Any horse which receives a ballot in any 2024 Country Cup will be eligible to compete in a race to be conducted after the conclusion of the 2024 SA Country Cups series, should there be sufficient horses that meet this criteria to conduct a race.

Races

Pacing Cup Qualifying Races

All Races NR 70 OR BETTER

  • Saturday March 2 – STRATHALBYN PACING CUP (AT GDP) $14,999 2230m MS PBD/GNR
  • Sunday March 10 – KAPUNDA PACING CUP $12,000 2610m MS RBD
  • Saturday March 16 – MOUNT GAMBIER PACING CUP $9,999 2190m MS PBD/NR
  • Sunday March 24 – GAWLER PACING CUP $9,999 2550m SS Discretionary RBD
  • Sunday March 31 – VICTOR HARBOR PACING CUP $9,999 2160m MS RBD
  • FINAL
  • Saturday April 13 – PORT PIRIE PACING CUP $25,000 2530m MS RBD

Trotters Cup Qualifying Races

All Races NR 56 OR BETTER

  • Saturday March 2 – STRATHALBYN TROTTERS CUP (AT GDP) $9,000 2230m SS Discretionary RBD
  • Sunday March 10 – KAPUNDA TROTTERS CUP $12,000 2610m SS Discretionary RBD
  • Saturday March 16 – MOUNT GAMBIER TROTTERS CUP $9,000 2580m SS Discretionary RBD
  • Sunday March 24 – GAWLER TROTTERS CUP $9,000 2550m SS Discretionary RBD
  • Sunday March 31 – VICTOR HARBOR TROTTERS CUP $9,000 2160m MS PBD/GNR   
  • FINAL
  • Saturday April 13 – PORT PIRIE TROTTERS CUP $20,000 2530m SS Discretionary RBD