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.


Carnival Contenders Unveiled At Lark Hill

Some of the expected major players of the upcoming Perth Racing carnival launched their spring campaigns at Lark Hill trials on Tuesday. Reigning Railway Stakes winner, Great Shot, led from go to whoa for the second time in 15 days, stopping the clock at a slick 55.86 seconds over 950m when defeating Stageman by...

Notice of Annual General Meeting

* please note important date change Notice of Annual General Meeting The AGM for the Western Australian Racing Trainers Association will be held at Ascot Racecourse in the ‘Stone Motherless’ Bar, downstairs in the grandstand from 11.30am until approximately 1pm on Thursday the 27th of September. All committee positions (9) are declared vacant for...

State Prosecutor Firms For Boulder Cup

Co-trainer Grant Williams believes TAB market leader State Prosecutor has a terrific opportunity of winning today’s $100,000 Listed Boulder Cup (2100m) after the scratching of Prying Tom. Prying Tom had won four races in a row and was considered the biggest threat to State Prosecutor, but trainer Sharon Miller informed stewards on Friday that...

Prying Tom Up To Boulder Cup Challenge

Sharon Miller believes emerging stayer Prying Tom has the class edge to overcome a big weight and a wide draw in the $100,000 Boulder Cup (2100m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. To take out the Listed Goldfields feature, Prying Tom, a son of 2006 Kalgoorlie Cup champion, Black Tom, will have to lump the 59kg...