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.

07
Apr

Eligibility For Trials

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has further reviewed eligibility for trials to extend that eligibility to all those horses who have not raced or trialled in the previous 12-weeks. Horses eligible to trial will now be as follows: Horses referred back to trials by Stewards, including those not raced in previous 12-months. All...
07
Apr

Morton's Defiant Derby Stand

Trainer Dan Morton says he isn’t about to concede the Group 2 Schweppes-W.A.T.C Derby (2400m) to red-hot favourite Tuscan Queen at Ascot on Saturday. Morton will have Samantha’s Twitch and Showaddywaddy in the 3YO classic and despite being big outsiders, he believes they can cause a major upset. Tuscan Queen has been the target...
07
Apr

An Angel Set To Rule In Classic

Co-trainer Ben Pearce is confident a first-up crack at the Marjorie Charleson Classic (1200m) at Ascot on Friday will be perfect for Angelic Ruler. The classy mare makes a welcome return to home soil after spending the past 12-months campaigning in feature Melbourne races. After her victory in the Listed Rangeview Stud Classic (1400m)...
04
Apr

WA RACING UPDATE

WA Racing Update – 3 April 2020 Restrictions on Outer Provincial Nominations for Thoroughbreds Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) advises that a further measure will be introduced to reduce regional travel within the State’s racing industry. All thoroughbred race meetings held on or after Monday 13 April 2020, at Albany, Geraldton and Kalgoorlie...
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