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.

FERNIE CHASING MAGIC MILLIONS SUCCESS

Trainer Luke Fernie is confident he can claim a second Magic Millions feature when he saddles up Stormchaser at Pinjarra on Saturday. Fernie believes he can add the Magic Millions WA 3YO Trophy to his racing CV after Sheeza Belter won the Magic Millions WA 2YO Classic (2022). And punters are right behind sharing Fernie’s…

STAR HOOP AIMS FOR QUOKKA RETURN

William Pike has Saturday, April 20, clearly marked in his diary. For Pike, it’s not just another day at the races, it’s Quokka Day. It’s Perth’s richest race and now worth an extra million after the $4 million inaugural edition last year. With the race profile and prizemoney on offer there is no shortage of…

STEWART’S KARRAKATTA PLATE STOCKS SOAR

If Karrakatta Plate conversations are starting to be had, it would come as no surprise if a lot of the talk is centered around trainer Russell Stewart’s top two-year-olds. The Karrakatta Plate is just two months away, but in the space of seven days, Stewart has flexed his muscle with three highly-promising prospects stamping their…

PARNHAM KEEN TO GRASP CYRIL FLOWER OPPORTUNITY

Top jockey Brad Parnham is hoping to make the most of the opportunity that has opened up for him in a Listed event at Bunbury on Saturday. Parnham’s picked up the ride on My Bella Mae and with several key omissions he believes the classy mare is in the hunt to secure her second straight…