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
Nov

Arcadia Prince Launches Return In Lee Steere

Adam Durrant is hoping Arcadia Prince can launch his Ascot carnival campaign in the same manner as he finished his previous preparation almost a year ago. Arcadia Prince finished with a bang in the Group 3 Scahill Stakes (1400m) last December, winning his third straight race and fourth from five starts in an almost...
08
Nov

David Harrison: One Of The Good Guys

David Harrison has earned himself the reputation as one of WA racing’s most likeable characters over the past 40 years, however, he’s also widely regarded as a highly-astute horseman. The Group 1-winning veteran has finished in Perth’s top 10 leading metropolitan trainers’ premiership in almost every season over the past three decades and has...
06
Nov

Brave Decision Pays Off For Lewis

Nobelium has scored an emotional win for trainer Rod Lewis in the Amelia Park Handicap (1000m) at Ascot this afternoon. The gelding, having his first start in almost a year, capitalised on a strong early speed to swamp his rivals late in the race. The six-year-old suffered a life threatening injury since his most...
06
Nov

Kay Cee Too Strong In Burgess Queen

Kay Cee has delivered trainer Neville Parnham a record fourth win in the Burgess Queen Stakes (1400m) at Ascot this afternoon. The Playing God filly, ridden by Parnham’s son Steven, came with an almighty run over the concluding stages to score by a head to race favourite Tuscan Queen. Boomtastic set an electric speed...
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