Welcome to the official website of the Western Australian Racing Trainers’ Association-the principal representatives of trainers in WA.

The WATRA’s key objectives are to promote and support trainer’s interests, enhance their profile and to inform them of trends and issues relating to the racing industry.

The WARTA is dedicated to building and facilitating communication with our members and to be a reliable, trusted and respected source of valuable information.

20
Nov

No Worries For Miller In WA Guineas

WA GUINEAS OVERVIEW Footmark won the first edition of the WA Guineas in 1937. The three colt, a son of Defoe ran a time of 1.38.75sec. Notable winners include Summer Beau (1996), Ngawyni (1975), Nicopolis, (1962), Importune (1984) & Perfect Jewel (2017). It held Group 3 status in 1979 and 1980 and Group 2...
20
Nov

History Of WA Guineas

WA GUINEAS OVERVIEW Footmark won the first edition of the WA Guineas in 1937. The three colt, a son of Defoe ran a time of 1.38.75sec. Notable winners include Summer Beau (1996), Ngawyni (1975), Nicopolis, (1962), Importune (1984) & Perfect Jewel (2017). It held Group 3 status in 1979 and 1980 and Group 2...
17
Nov

Durendal Breaks The Shackles

After almost two years of trying, Durendal has finally broken through for his first win in Western Australia, taking out the Group 3 Colonel Reeves Stakes (1100m) at Ascot this afternoon. The gelding had previously been placed in 12 blacktype races since coming to Western Australia, including last year’s Winterbottom Stakes. Durendal finished second...
17
Nov

Royal Victory In Champion Fillies

Prominent owner-breeder Bob Peters is keeping his options open after Arcadia Queen underlined her class to win the Group 3 Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday. Peters is considering backing Arcadia Queen up next week against her own age group in the Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) or taking on older horses...
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