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.

25
Mar

Beethoven Perfect In Perth Stakes

Beethoven has stormed into Karrakatta Plate calculations, winning an epic Perth Stakes (1100m) at Ascot this afternoon. The Dan Morton-trained gelding overcame the previously unbeaten Jericho Missile in a titanic struggle between the pair down the Ascot straight. Jericho Missile was an easing favourite for today’s Listed event, while Beethoven was the best backed...
25
Mar

Marvellous Miller Enjoys Day Out

Trainer Simon Miller looks well poised to win a third Karrakatta Plate in four years, as Rio Del Mar broke through for her first win in this afternoon’s Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes (1100m) at Ascot. Rio Del Mar spearheaded a treble for Miller on the day, which also included a win to Achernar Star...
25
Mar

History Of The WA Oaks

The WA Oaks was first staged in 1953 and won by Copper Beech, who in the hands of Frank Treen, defeated Kalohi and Ceos. The daughter of Treasure Hunt gave Treen the first of five WA Oaks after he later partnered Sweet Saga (1964), Carol’s Choice (1965), Star Supreme (1970) and Lovely Curves (1976)....
22
Mar

Family Battle In Gimcrack Stakes

Battle lines are drawn in the Martin household with father and son set to go head-to-head at Ascot on Saturday. Family loyalty will be cast aside when Wes Martin and his dad, John, go for bragging rights in the Listed Gimcrack Stakes (1100m). Wes, still on a high after Jedaffair won the Natasha Stakes...
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