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.

17
Jul

Durrant's Belmont Gem

Adam Durrant is confident Kelly’s Gem provides him with his best chance of winning and extending his lead in the Trainers’ premiership at Belmont on Wednesday. Durrant will saddle three runners including Electric Light and Cape Lady, but says Kelly’s Gem can rebound and return to victory in the Rentokil Initial Handicap (1200m). Kelly’s...
17
Jul

Trainers' Premiership Remains Alive

Tellem We’re Comin gave co-trainers Grant and Alana Williams cause for double celebration at Belmont on Saturday when aided by the skill and brilliance of jockey William Pike, he continued his winning ways in the PSC Insurance Handicap (1600m). The Blackfriars gelding, who started an easing favourite, looked beaten at the top of the...
17
Jul

Mature Age Apprentice Maintains Female Prominence

Jade McNaught didn’t want her weekend to stop. The mature-age apprentice rode five winners across two meetings and claimed a career-first treble. McNaught rode half the card at Carnarvon on Friday, steering home Henderson, Rhino’s Lad and Portrait Lao. She followed up 48 hours later at Kalgoorlie when she combined with Tahgeo Jay and...
16
Jul

Carnarvon Express Excites Owners

It was the phone call that turned Bob Clegg into a true believer. As a horse owner, taking calls from a trainer can often deliver unwanted news. Injury reports or career-ending assessments has the potential to crush dreams. But in this instance, Clegg didn’t have to worry, Peter Daly came bearing positive news. Given that Daly,...
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