Media Release - SA Trots - HRSA Future Direction

21 April 2021 | HRSA Media



The Board of Harness Racing South Australia and the Committee of SA BOTRA met last night to discuss the future direction of harness racing in SA. In what was a healthy and positive discussion, both parties agreed to work closely together on uniting the industry, with SA BOTRA being integral in achieving this outcome.

The key messaging emanating from the meeting was that of stability, which in turn would give stakeholders confidence to invest.  

The agreed next steps were: -

  1. Uniting the industry
  2. Securing a long-term racing agreement at Globe Derby Park 
  3. Implementing strategies for growth
  4. Regular meetings involving all clubs and industry organisations.

In commenting on the outcomes of the meeting, HRSA Chairman George Fiacchi, and SA BOTRA President Lee-Ann Pangrazio’ stated:It was great to have the opportunity to discuss harness racing as a collective. While there is a lot of hard work to come, we nonetheless are excited by the opportunities discussed for the future and look forward to working together as a team.”

The consultation process will continue with HRSA meeting with other industry organisations.

For further information please contact:


(08) 8285 2899 • 


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