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.


Perth Cup and WA Oaks to remain at 2,400 metres

The distances of two of Western Australia’s oldest thoroughbred races, the TABtouch Perth Cup and the Kirin Megumi-WA Oaks, will remain at 2,400 metres following today’s inaugural meeting of the Western Australian Pattern Committee (WAPC) at Perth Racing’s Lee-Steere House premises. Representatives of Perth Racing, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA), Thoroughbred Breeders Western...

Locke Lands First Saturday Win As Trainer

Holly Locke celebrated her first Saturday win as a trainer with Patapus.

Danehills Daughter Kalgoorlie Bound

Danehiils Daughter answered her biggest challenge on Saturday and trainer Stephen Rowe said she is now being targeted for the Kalgoorlie carnival

Jackpot Win In Belmont Classic

Jackpot Prince underlined his staying credentials when he scored a thrilling last-stride victory in the $100,000 Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) at Belmont on Saturday. After turning for home in last position, Jackpot Prince had the task ahead of him, but under the confident and cool hands of jockey, Clint Johnston-Porter, he rallied hard. The...


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