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.

22
May

Man Booker Thriving Ahead Of Brisbane Group 1 Assault

Dan Morton is confident Man Booker is right in the mix to fight out the finish of the Group 1 Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The Perth horseman said Man Booker had come on in leaps and bounds since he launched the first leg of a Brisbane treble in the...
22
May

Palise's Broome Wish

Bonnie Palise claims she has some unfinished business when she returns to Broome this year. The apprentice rider says she has a burning desire to win the Broome jockey’s premiership. Palise came very close to taking out that award last season until she suffered an untimely setback. As a young rider starved for opportunities in...
20
May

Gun Sprinter Set For Return After Top Trial

Top mare Misty Metal warmed up for a series of Belmont feature sprints with a strong barrier trial win at Lark Hill on Monday. The daughter of Oratorio, trained by Todd and Rob Harvey, came of age last preparation when she claimed a hat trick of Listed victories. In a brilliant Ascot carnival the...
20
May

McAuliffe Aims High With Gatting

Trainer Darren McAuliffe has mapped out an ambitious spring campaign for his star gelding Gatting. The Hard Spun five-year-old is on track for his winter return after a dashing trial hit out at Lark Hill on Monday. Gatting strided to the front after getting away to a slow start in heat seven and extended...
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