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.

16
Jan

Mt Barker Sunday Race Meeting Cancelled due to Weather Forecast

Racing and Wagering WA (RWWA) has announced that due to the forecast of extreme heat the Mt Barker race meeting on Sunday, 20 January has been cancelled. To maintain racing opportunities for participants all races scheduled at Mt Barker, excluding the feature Mungrup Stud Sprint, will be transferred to a new race meeting at...
16
Jan

Persistence Pays Off For Witten

Apprentice jockey Kate Witten’s career in the saddle has been many things to date, but easy is not one of them. The recently-turned 23-year-old has faced debilitating injuries, stints on the sidelines, multiple rejections from trainers and an internal battle with self-confidence since first joining the jockey ranks as a year 12 student still...
14
Jan

Faithfull In Stable Condition

Racing and Wagering WA would like to wish a speedy recovery to jockey Natasha Faithfull who is in Royal Perth hospital after sustaining serious injuries from a heavy fall early Saturday morning in Albany. Natasha is in a stable condition but will remain in ICU for a few days. Please respect the families privacy...
14
Jan

Wrinkly Wraps Up Mandurah Cup

Tough galloper Wrinkly has delivered apprentice jockey Kate Witten the perfect birthday present, taking out the Mandurah Cup (1400m) at yesterday’s standalone meeting. After a campaign that included unplaced runs in the Group 1 Railway Stakes and Group 3 A.J.Scahill Stakes, the Neville Parnham-trained Wrinkly relished the drop back in class in yesterday’s $100,000...
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