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.


Arcadia Queen Could Have The X Factor Says Chris Waller

Champion trainer Chris Waller has shied away from making comparisons between his star Perth recruits, but he doesn’t hide his admiration for Arcadia Queen. Arcadia Queen and Enticing Star joined Waller’s stable for a shot at the Sydney spring carnival and lead his bid for The Everest at Randwick on October 19. Arcadia Queen,...

Massimo Leads Durrant’s Belmont Charge

Adam Durrant is confident Massimo can follow on from his impressive debut and be hard to beat in the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Plate (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday. A son of Sessions, Massimo made the perfect start to his racing career when he worked home strongly to overhaul At War and win by a...

Faithfull Eyes Comeback

Jockey Natasha Faithfull has set her sights on a November return, hoping to ride and compete again, nearly a year since a shocking accident nearly killed her. In January Faithfull was left with multiple fractures, collapsed lungs and a lacerated liver after a horse she was working on the beach at Albany rolled back...

Star Perth Duo Ramp Up Everest Bid

Perth-owned mare Enticing Star made a big impression at Rosehill this morning (Tuesday) when she posted an impressive barrier trial win. With jockey Hugh Bowman aboard, Enticing Star sat off the speed before sprinting clear in the straight and cruised to the line untouched. In her first official outing in Sydney for champion trainer,...