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.

03
Aug

KENNEY’S BELMONT FAVOURITES

Paige Kenney hopes Tabtouch has got it right rating two of her runners at Belmont on Wednesday. In-form mare Poker Face and luckless four-year-old Starlift hold favouritism in current Tabtouch markets. Poker Face is $2.60 for the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Handicap (1000m) and Starlift $3.60 for the All Flags Signs & Banners Handicap (1300m)....
02
Aug

ASCOT CARNIVAL UNLIKELY FOR WINTER STAR

Amid Perth’s wet and gloomy winter, The Spruiker has been the shining light on local racing. The I’m All The Talk gelding has been a revelation for veteran trainer Steve Wolfe, winning five straight races in an unbeaten Belmont campaign. Aside from boosting to his strike rate, The Spruiker has lifted prizemoney and bonuses...
31
Jul

The Top 7 From Belmont Park

1-CHRIS PARNHAM Take a bow Chris Parnham. National Jockey champion after 201 wins, his first G1 triumph with Truly Great in the Kingston Town Classic (1800m), a G2 Perth Cup that he shared with his trainer-father Neville Parnham after Neufbosc scored and a further four wins at G3 and eight at Listed level. And...
29
Jul

BURKE HOPES TO REPEAT HISTORY-MAKING DOUBLE

Natalie Burke hopes the racing ‘gods’ are just as kind to her at Port Hedland as they were at Roebourne last week. In the sweetest of days for Burke she celebrated her best day in racing with a memorable history-making double. Kick-starting Burke’s treasured milestone was Bernardini five-year-old Counter Drive in the $30,000 Karratha...
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