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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.

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06
Jul

History Of Beaufine Stakes

BEAUFINE STAKES OVERVIEW Saturday’s feature race at Belmont, the $100,000 Listed Beaufine Stakes, run over 1000m, was first staged in 1979 and won by the Ross Price-trained and Gerry Donnelly-ridden Nilotic. Commencing from barrier 13 in the field of 15 starters, the three-year-old son of Tamerteur defeated Saba Minx and Gypsy Princess. TRAINERS Vern...
06
Jul

TOP APPRENTICE LOVES HER JOB

If Madi Derrick needed any reassurance she made the right career call to become an apprentice jockey, then her performance on the weekend was final confirmation. Competing for the first time at Belmont on a Saturday, Derrick was given the task of partnering the Fred Kersley-trained Resistance in the Crown Perth Handicap (1600m). And...
02
Jul

TOP JOCKEY HOPES TO CAP STELLAR WEEK WITH FUHRER IN AQUANITA STAKES.

In form jockey Chris Parnham fancies his chances of capping a stellar week when he partners Fuhrer in the Listed Aquanita Stakes (2000m) at Belmont. Fresh from booting home a Belmont treble on Wednesday, Parnham rides Fuhrer for the first time and says the gelding has genuine claims in an open race. Fuhrer has...
02
Jul

PARNHAM SENDS OUT BELMONT OAKS WARNING

She has taken all before her this campaign, but trainer Neville Parnham declares Kay Cee to be even better ahead of the Listed Belmont Oaks on the weekend. After winning her first Group 1 in the Kingston Town Classic (1800m) last December, Kay Cee has returned in a blaze of glory with dual winter...
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