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.

08
May

MAROCCHINO’S GOLDEN CAMPAIGN CONTINUES

Marocchino’s golden campaign reached its peak when the emerging Lou Luciani-trained stayer won his fourth straight race at Ascot on Saturday. After wins in the Albany Cup (2100m) and Diggers Cup (1800m), Marocchino claimed a runaway victory in the $100,000 Eurythmic Stakes (2150m). Marocchino never surrendered the lead after being sent forward by in...
05
May

TRI FOR US DEFIES EARLY DOUBTERS AND DELIVERS PARNHAM A CENTURY

Leading trainer Adam Durrant believes there are feature race opportunities for impressive three-year-old Tri For Us after she continued her impressive introduction to racing at Ascot today (Wednesday). Progressing from an excellent Pinjarra maiden victory, the daughter of Vital Equine won the Amelia Park Lodge Handicap (1400m) and delivered jockey Chris Parnham with a...
04
May

FINAL CHILL TO EXTEND CAMPAIGN

Any plan of spelling Final Chill has been shelved by the gelding’s trainer. Kieran McDonagh is considering extending Final Chill’s campaign to include the $100,000 Eurythmic Stakes (2150m) at Ascot on Saturday. McDonagh thought about resting Final Chill after the Road To Jericho WA Qualifier (3100m) at Albany, but had a change of heart....
03
May

No Concerns Over Kay Cee Trial

WA Hall Of Fame trainer Neville Parnham hosed down any concerns over Kay Cee after the quality mare finished last in a Lark Hill trial on Monday. In her first official hit out since last year’s Ascot summer carnival, Kay Cee finished heat seven 10 lengths adrift of tearaway leader, We’ve Got Dreams. Ridden...
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