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.

HISTORY OF THE BELMONT SPRINT

The $200,000 G3 Belmont Sprint is the feature event this weekend, a feature winter race of the season that has seen a fine array of star WA gallopers grace the honour roll. Below is a snapshot of the race’s history, going back to its inception in 1963.   BELMONT SPRINT OVERVIEW The Belmont Sprint was…

RWWA ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF CHIEF RACING OFFICER

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today announces the resignation of Chief Racing Officer Charlotte Mills after more than 13 years of service to the State’s racing community. Charlotte has successfully led the strategic direction of the racing division to maximise commercial performance, revitalise the relevance of WA racing and maintain strong welfare standards. During…

YOUNG TALENTS SHINE FOR WILLIAMS STABLE

Trainer Grant Williams says there is big upside to Lord Gannicus following his Crown Perth Maiden (1200m) win at Belmont on Wednesday. The son of Universal Ruler broke through at his second race start after running into promising two-year-old Tiffany Street on debut at Ascot. After a second to the Dan Morton-trained filly, punters were…

PROMISING APPRENTICE NEARS RETURN

Take a jockey away from riding and it’s never easy for them, more so when you’re an apprentice, new to the game and just starting to hit your straps. Luke Campbell has not ridden in a race since March, but the natural lightweight jockey is ramping up for a return after competing at Lark Hill…