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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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Red Ora Strikes Again For Wolfe

Trainer Steve Wolfe modestly downplayed his role in revitalising Red Ora after the gelding won the $120,000 Listed Amelia Park Bunbury Stakes (1400m) on Wednesday. Aiden by a gem of a ride by Shaun McGruddy, who took off before the turn, Red Ora, lumping 59kg, charged home to defeat Oliver’s Travels by 3/4 of...

Injury Scare Clouds Group 1 Champion

A concerned Lindsey Smith admits there are worrying signs over the immediate future of his Group 1 champion Scales Of Justice. Smith believes Scales Of Justice is still feeling the effects of his Melbourne debut in the Bobby Lewis Quality (1200m) at Flemington last spring. Scales Of Justice ran second to Redkirk Warrior, but...

Ellicazoom Has Class Edge In Bunbury Stakes Says Parnham

Neville Parnham is hoping he will have a big say in the outcome of the $120,000 Listed Amelia Park-Bunbury Stakes on Wednesday. Chasing his first win in the 1400m sprint, Parnham has a potent team in place with Ellicazoom and Wrinkly leading his charge. Ellicazoom is a quality mare who looks primed second-up, but...

Hall And Roger Combine Again For Bunbury Stakes

Peter Hall says he is excited to be reunited with Roger The Roman in the Listed Amelia Park-Bunbury Stakes (1400m) on Wednesday. Hall teams up with Roger The Roman for the first time since last year’s breakout run in the Hannans Handicap (1400m) in Kalgoorlie. After a stunning Broome campaign that netted an unbeaten...