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.

Stewart Young Stars Back On Parade

The Russell Stewart-trained pair Swear To God and Street Parade will be out to enhance their Pinnacles credentials in respective assignments at Belmont tomorrow. Both three-year-olds made big impressions in their juvenile campaigns, with Street Parade placed in the Listed Perth Stakes (1100m), while Swear To God won two of his three starts. Street Parade…

Inaugural Ron Sayers Sprint

The Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club will pay tribute to the late Ron Sayers with the running of the inaugural Ron Sayers Sprint on Kalgoorlie Cup Day – Saturday 1st October 2022. The race will carry stakes of $125,000 and is programmed as a metropolitan 66+ 1100m sprint event. The KBRC encourages trainers who have formerly trained…

Huge $5.5million slot race series a triple treat for WA

The richest weekend in West Australian racing history will be held this autumn with a series of thoroughbred, harness and greyhound races. Racing and Wagering Western Australia is launching a new slot race series, called The Western Trilogy, with a total of $5.5million prize money up for grabs across the three racing codes. “We’re excited…

Miller Hoping To See ‘Real Cup Night’

Trainer Bernie Miller says the early signs are positive for Cup Night, as he prepares to launch his spring campaign in Saturday week’s Black Heart Bart Stakes (1200m). The gelding produced another strong showing in winning a star-studded 1000m trial at Belmont yesterday, following another good trial on August 29. Cup Night has raced sparingly…