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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.

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A Fine Moment For Williams

Ascot trainer Raquel Williams believes there is a big win in store for Our Finest Moment who continued a consistent run of form at Belmont yesterday. Our Finest Moment, ridden by apprentice Fred Kersley, prevailed to score by 1 ¼ lengths after storming home in the Penfolds Handicap (1600m). Since returning from a fractured...

Rowe To Revive Kalgoorlie Memories

Perth horseman Stephen Rowe says he can’t wait to get back to the Kalgoorlie race round and revive fond memories of his best win in racing In 2013 Rowe’s star gelding Barnsley Lad won the Coolgardie Cup (1600m) and a fortnight later ran second in the Boulder Cup (1760m). Barnsley Lad’s dominant victory in...

Hannans Signs Look Good For Disposition

Adam Durrant says classy gelding Disposition is displaying all the right signs ahead of the $120,000 Listed Hannans Handicap (1400m) at Kalgoorlie on Wednesday. Disposition is set to make his stable debut for Durrant after winning six races for co-trainers Grant and Alana Williams and Anthony Freedman in Melbourne. Disposition has not raced since...

King Chasing Kalgoorlie Treble

Trainer Anne King won the first leg of a Kalgoorlie treble after Already Famous won the Boulder Cup on Sunday. Miki Two Toes goes around in the Hannans on Wednesday before Already Famous lines up in the Kalgoorlie Cup on Sunday. It follows her first Listed win two weeks ago in the Farnley Stakes. ...