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.

12
Apr

FLIRTINI CLOSES IN ON CAMEO CAMPAIGN

Trainer Simon Miller is looking forward to the return of Flirtini as the talented mare begins her countdown to dual Group 3 races in May. Flirtini is due to start in the Northam Stakes (1100m) on May 2 and will then target the Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot 13 days later. The...
12
Apr

DIVINE SHADOW PLANS UP IN THE AIR

Trainer Brett Pope is yet to decide on the immediate future of yesterday’s TABtouch-Pinjarra Cup winner Divine Shadow. Divine Shadow scored an effortless 3 ¾ length win in the $120,000 feature, his first at Listed level. Pope said he wasn’t sure where he would send the gelding next but hinted at a winter campaign....
08
Apr

HARRISON HAPPY TO GO IN AS UNDERDOG AGAIN IN DERBY

Can lightning strike for the second time in a fortnight for Lunar Impact? David Harrison is less confident than he was in the WA Oaks, but he doesn’t mind going into the Schweppes WA Derby on Saturday as the underdog once more. Harrison only has to look back to Lunar Impact’s boil over WA...
08
Apr

BRUTUS MAXIMUS CAN WIN PINJARRA CUP SAYS ROGERS

Great Southern trainer Roy Rogers says stable newcomer Brutus Maximus has the ability to win the Tabtouch-Pinjarra Cup (2300m) on Sunday. Brutus Maximus raced his way into contention for the Listed provincial feature after passing a distance query in last Sunday’s Albany Cup (2100m). Facing his first acid test beyond 1600 metres, Brutus Maximus...
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