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Our Track Record

Benefit from our seven decades of experience.

Steriline Racing specialises in the design, manufacture, installation and service of racetrack equipment for the horse and greyhound racing industries. We have supplied racetrack equipment to hundreds of race clubs in Australia, and exported to more than fifty countries around the world including Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.

We work collaboratively with the racing industry to develop high quality, innovative solutions which deliver a reliable and safe race day experience. Now in its seventh decade of operations, Steriline Racing has a proven track record and demonstrates its commitment to the racing industry by constantly working to produce intelligent solutions using the latest technologies.

It is this culture of innovation that makes Steriline Racing stand out from its competitors. To see the key milestones for Steriline Racing over the past 70 years scroll through the timeline below.

Steriline Racing history timeline

1948
01/01/1948

Steriline was founded as an Engineering company, designing a milk can washing and sterilizing machine, hence the name of Steriline being born.

Steriline was founded as an Engineering company, designing a milk can washing and sterilizing machine, hence the name of Steriline being born.

1958
21/07/1958

The first set of Steriline stalls were manufactured for Murray Bridge Racing Club based off a photo.

The first set of Steriline stalls were manufactured for Murray Bridge Racing Club based off a photo.

11/12/1958

The starting stalls became a huge success with a second set made for Balaklava, South Australia, and a third set for Pakenham, Victoria in 1959.

The starting stalls became a huge success with a second set made for Balaklava, South Australia, and a third set for Pakenham, Victoria in 1959.

1961
21/08/1961

Steriline’s first export order was made with gates sent to Singapore, followed by orders to France and Mauritius.

Départ Henri Geneve Cup 19Sep

1968
21/08/1968

Steriline had made over 150 sets of starting gates, and exported to many countries around the world

Steriline had made over 150 sets of starting gates, and exported to many countries around the world

1970
21/08/1970

Camel gates designed and sold into the Middle East

Camel gates designed and sold into the Middle East

1980
21/08/1980

Steriline had become the largest supplier of starting gates in the world.

Steriline had become the largest supplier of starting gates in the world.

1992
21/08/1992

The company was sold and moved to Mount Barker

The company was sold and moved to Mount Barker

1994
21/08/1994

John Fargher became General Manager of Steriline and drove the focus of the business towards safer horse racing products

John Fargher became General Manager of Steriline and drove the focus of the business towards safer horse racing products

1996
21/08/1996

Custom moulded high-density padding was designed and implemented by Steriline to improve safety

Custom moulded high-density padding was designed and implemented by Steriline to improve safety

1997
21/08/1997

The first year the Melbourne Cup started from Steriline barriers

The first year the Melbourne Cup started from Steriline barriers

1999
21/08/1999

First starting gate sent by airfreight to Dubai. The customer chose to airfreight the gate to meet their time restraints

First starting gate sent by airfreight to Dubai. The customer chose to airfreight the gate to meet their time restraints

2000
21/08/2000

From their experience with starting gates and after much design, research and development in collaboration with Greyhound Racing NSW, Steriline manufactured its first set of greyhound boxes. Now seen as the number one manufacturer of greyhound starting boxes, has produced over 160 sets for Australia and worldwide

From their experience with starting gates and after much design, research and development in collaboration with Greyhound Racing NSW, Steriline manufactured its first set of greyhound boxes. Now seen as the number one manufacturer of greyhound starting boxes, has produced over 160 sets for Australia and worldwide

21/08/2000

Covered rail was designed and manufactured for the Al Janadriyah track in Saudi Arabia

Covered rail was designed and manufactured for the Al Janadriyah track in Saudi Arabia

21/08/2000

Export Awards National Finalist

Export Awards National Finalist

2002
21/08/2002

Steriline designed and manufactured the first mobile presentation platform for the Hong Kong Jockey Club

Steriline designed and manufactured the first mobile presentation platform for the Hong Kong Jockey Club

2003
21/08/2003

Developed 90 degree steering for the starting gate to allow a tighter turning circle for French customer

Developed 90 degree steering for the starting gate to allow a tighter turning circle for French customer

2004
21/08/2004

Export Hero Award for John Fargher

Export Hero Award for John Fargher

21/08/2004

Steriline designed and manufactured the one of a kind stewards tower standing at Royal Randwick, winning and being recognised for many award.

Steriline designed and manufactured the one of a kind stewards tower standing at Royal Randwick, winning and being recognised for many award.

2006
21/08/2006

John Fargher, Managing Director of Steriline, purchased the business

John Fargher, Managing Director of Steriline, purchased the business

21/08/2006

Steriline implemented an electric starting gate system and won the contract to supply starting gates to the whole of the United Kingdom (over 50 sets of gates, 100% of the market)

Steriline implemented an electric starting gate system and won the contract to supply starting gates to the whole of the United Kingdom (over 50 sets of gates, 100% of the market)

21/08/2006

Steriline manufactured and installed unique fencing for Al Janadriyah in Saudi Arabia

Steriline manufactured and installed unique fencing for Al Janadriyah in Saudi Arabia

2007
21/08/2007

Developed battery operated steering for starting gates as an option in place of hydraulic steering (operated by tractor lines)

Developed battery operated steering for starting gates as an option in place of hydraulic steering (operated by tractor lines)

21/08/2007

The custom design and manufacture of fencing for the Flemington Birdcage

The custom design and manufacture of fencing for the Flemington Birdcage

2008
21/08/2008

Steriline implemented a scholarship program for Australian and New Zealand Racecourse Managers, to support and encourage industry development

Steriline implemented a scholarship program for Australian and New Zealand Racecourse Managers, to support and encourage industry development

2009
21/08/2009

Further developments with the starting mechanism were made and the Airgates were replaced with an electric starting mechanism system

Further developments with the starting mechanism were made and the Airgates were replaced with an electric starting mechanism system

21/08/2009

Design and manufacture of hydraulically activated, fold-down winning post for Morphettville Racecourse, South Australia

Design and manufacture of hydraulically activated, fold-down winning post for Morphettville Racecourse, South Australia

2010
21/08/2010

Design and implementation of the spring lock back gate system for Hong Kong Jockey Club, which has now become a major feature of the Steriline Platinum gates

Design and implementation of the spring lock back gate system for Hong Kong Jockey Club, which has now become a major feature of the Steriline Platinum gates

21/08/2010

Steriline manufactured the world’s first 25 stall starting gate to feature at the 150th running of the Melbourne Cup for the Victorian Racing Club at Flemington

Steriline manufactured the world’s first 25 stall starting gate to feature at the 150th running of the Melbourne Cup for the Victorian Racing Club at Flemington

2011
21/08/2011

Design, manufacture and installation of greyhound safety rail for Angle Park Greyhounds in South Australia

Design, manufacture and installation of greyhound safety rail for Angle Park Greyhounds in South Australia

2014
21/08/2014

Design and manufacture of a heritage style replacement clock tower for the Victoria Racing Club, Flemington racecourse that met current standards and safety requirements

Design and manufacture of a heritage style replacement clock tower for the Victoria Racing Club, Flemington racecourse that met current standards and safety requirements

21/08/2014

Design and manufacture of a greyhound catching pen gate for Greyhound Racing SA at Angle Park

Design and manufacture of a greyhound catching pen gate for Greyhound Racing SA at Angle Park

2015
21/08/2015

Export Awards South Australia Winner

Export Awards South Australia Winner

21/08/2015

Steriline manufactured and designed a transportable starting gate/trailer system which was compliant and certified for road transportation. A 14 stall model was debuted in Matamata, New Zealand in May 2015

Steriline manufactured and designed a transportable starting gate/trailer system which was compliant and certified for road transportation. A 14 stall model was debuted in Matamata, New Zealand in May 2015

2016
21/08/2016

Design and installation of race day stalls at Gifford Hill, a multi-million dollar racecourse, training facility, equine precinct and residential development at Murray Bridge in South Australia.

Design and installation of race day stalls at Gifford Hill, a multi-million dollar racecourse, training facility, equine precinct and residential development at Murray Bridge in South Australia.

2017
21/08/2017

Steriline worked on a large collaboration with Hong Kong Jockey Club for the multimillion-dollar Conghua project.

Steriline worked on a large collaboration with Hong Kong Jockey Club for the multimillion-dollar Conghua project.

2018
21/08/2018

Australian Export Awards National Finalist

Australian Export Awards National Finalist

21/08/2018

Design and implementation of breakaway post for aluminium rail at Conghua Racecourse

Design and implementation of breakaway post for aluminium rail at Conghua Racecourse

2019
21/08/2019

Australia China Business Awards Winner for Business Excellence

Australia China Business Awards Winner for Business Excellence

2020
21/08/2020

The first set of Steriline starting gates to be used for the Kentucky Derby in USA

The first set of Steriline starting gates to be used for the Kentucky Derby in USA