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.

04
Jun

DICKSON TAKES UP RACONTEUR CHALLENGE

Karijini Aurora will face stiff opposition in the Listed Raconteur Stakes (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday, but trainer Summer Dickson declares she’ll be up for the challenge. “I ride this horse every day, so I know what she is capable of,” Dickson told The Races WA. “I know there are good horses in the...
04
Jun

Top Stud To Close

Western Australia’s breeding industry has been rocked by news that Mungrup Stud, one of the biggest in the state, will close its operation in the next three months. A need by partners Gray and Jan Williamson to move on, in different directions, has resulted in a decision to close Mungrup Stud, leaving a lasting...
02
Jun

RACONTEUR: BORN A CHAMPION

Saturday’s Listed Raconteur Stakes at Belmont is named in honor of one of the greats of Western Australian racing and a Racing & Wagering Hall Of Fame inductee two years ago. Foaled in the Spring of 1949 at Perringa Stud, owner and breeder and WA Racing Hall of Fame Inductee (2014) Sheila Gwynne remarked...
02
Jun

HOT CARBERY SAYS LAVERROD UP TO RACONTEUR CHALLENGE

Fresh from his upset win on Perfect Jewel in the Belmont Sprint (1400m), in-form jockey Pat Carbery will chase his next feature race victory aboard Laverrod in the Listed Raconteur Stakes (1400m). In an exciting finish, Carbery lifted Perfect Jewel to a nose victory in Saturday’s Belmont Sprint (1400m), his second Group success in...
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