We share the stories of South Australian Thoroughbred Breeding each week on our 1197AM Punters Club Radio – a program supported by your SATB Membership and has been going for over 50 years.

Click the link to play and listen to some of the recent stories below, most are easy 5- 10 minute listens …

Tune into the program each week ( 7am – 8.30AM ) on 1197AM or Vision Australia Radio – The South Australian Breeding segment , news and interview is usually first item after 8am.


Thoroughbred Breeders Australia – Stud & Stable Staff Awards 2021 with Guest Jack Cripps – May 2021

Joining  hosts Matt Kelly and Gary Newton for the SA Breeders segment this episode was JACK CRIPPS

Jack has a very interesting journey into racing with support of some of the industries key education programs that encourage younger people to enter stud , breeding and racing employment.

Jack is a FINALIST in the TBA SSSA Awards in 2021 and is a full time employee of McEvoy Mitchell Racing.

An positive insightful interview –  10 minutes.




Stallion Fees 2021 with Guest Ross Hatton – April 2021

Joining  Matt Kelly on the SA Breeders segment this episode was Ross Hatton.

The boys discussed this weeks announcements by Cornerstone Stud and Ducatoon Park Stud of the stallion fees set for 2021 and how these stallions have been performing on the track and and at the sales

An informative discussion –  9 minutes.



James Jordan – Dec 2020

Racing.com form analyst and well known South Australian racing expert James Jordan sat down with Matt Kelly from the SA Breeders to discuss his life in racing, his love for the thoroughbred and his connection and forays into breeding. 2020 saw James and his family fulfil a dream by breeding their first metropolitan winner.

An entertaining chat that last 14 minutes.



Ron Kervers – Nov 2020 

We spoke with SA Breeder Ron Kervers about his first experiences in racing, his ventures and experiences in breeding and the recent win of 3yo filly BIARCHI who then went on to run in the 2020 VRC Oaks. An easy going 10min listen.



David Raphael – August 2020 

We spoke with the renowned racecaller / bloodstock purchaser about his #SABred the young 3yo COLT PELTZER and plans for the horse this campaign. David spoke about his previous SA purchases and his connection to the states breeders. It’s an easy 10 minute listen !



David Peacock – July 2020

A highly entertaining listen as the SA Breeders Matrice Winner tells the story of his journey into racing, success and passion for breeding and racing and the reasons behind that ‘DISCREET’ name.



Ken Smith – June 2020

The family behind the ‘EXALTED’ horses. Ken spoke with the hosts about his family life in racing, the enjoyment and friendships that his wife Helen and he have enjoyed and their successes and experiences along the way.



Trevor Roberston – June 2020

Coming soon !


Harry Perks – May 2020

A great chat with Harry Perks about his outstanding 2019/2020 season an his #SABred Derby runners Dalasan and Warning, the connection of his ‘team’ and racing horses with friends and family – it’s  a great insight into some of Harry’s breeding philosophies.



Peter Katelanis – May 2020

Businessman , SA Breeder and Racehorse Owner Peter Katelanis has a long history in racing and breeding, now led by his brand Medallion Thoroughbreds. Hosts Gaz and Matt chatted to Peter about his Grp 2 win with Shrouded in Mist and his joy of racing and breeding.



Mark Sheehan – May 2020

An engaging chat with SA Breeder Mark Sheehan about his families background in racing and breeding and the recent success of the mare Jaalippy who is producing winner after winner and the joy that Mark and his family are getting out of breeding and racing with friends