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.

NERODIO & BAKRANICH: A PERFECT MATCH

As she was coming through the ranks and making a go at training full time, Stephanie Bakranich was hopeful of landing a good horse to give her fledging career a kick along. Enter Nerodio. The Playing God gelding fortuitously walked into Bakranich’s stable three years ago and since then the pair has formed a formidable…

GUN MARE TRANSFERS TO NEW STABLE

Jim Taylor is looking forward to the challenge of preparing talented mare Searchin’ Roc’s. The four-year-old has transferred to his care from David Harrison and Taylor is excited by the challenge ahead. “I probably wouldn’t have taken her because she’s a bad barrier horse, but I don’t mind a challenge,” Taylor told The Races WA.…

DURRANT NOT DREAMING BIG WITH FILLY

10-time leading trainer Adam Durrant isn’t going to raise the bar too high for multiple blacktype winning filly Constant Dreaming, as she edges closer to the start of a new campaign. Constant Dreaming won the Listed 1000 Guineas (1800m) and Natasha Stakes (2200m), before she finished third as a short-price favourite in the Group 3…

KAY PLANS ON BROOME CUP BOUNCE BACK

Trainer Bruce Kay has urged punters not to overlook Sheikh It as he aims for his first success in the XXXX Broome Cup (2200m) on Saturday. Kay had his first crack at winning the Broome Cup last year, but came up short when Bulletson finished a fair margin of Staaden in sixth place. Kay is…