Dellar To Lift The Bar Higher

Merv Dellar’s decision to pick-up Kronfeld from Patinack Farm’s Gold Coast dispersal sale last year is proving an inspired choice. The Murtajill gelding has enjoyed an almost flawless campaign, winning five of seven races including the past four in succession. It’s been a stunning turnaround for Kronfeld and a far cry from 12-months back that…

Scratch the TAB Sale

Lark Hill horse trainers fear the potential sale of the State-owned TAB could lead to the demise of the Government-funded training facility. WA’s three racing codes — thoroughbred, harness and greyhounds — have raised concerns about the future of their industry after the State Government placed the TAB on its list of assets that could…

Webisode – Jordan Turner – Living His Dream

Jordan Turner is a 15-year-old who is living his dream of becoming a jockey and following in the footsteps of his father, Troy. Join Julio Santarelli as he finds out more about this hard-working and inspirational teenager.. For more stories on the people, animals and places that make our racing industry what it is, click here

RWWA Media Alert-Ascot Track Upgrade

 WHAT: OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE NEW $3.5 Million PRO-RIDE TRAINING TRACK AT ASCOT RACECOURSE : 9am, THURSDAY 21st AUGUST 2014 WHERE: 1900 BAR (upstairs – building to the right of the Finishing Post), ASCOT RACECOURSE WHO: Richard Burt, CEO, Racing & Wagering Western Australia; Ted van Heemst, Chairman, Perth Racing; Michael Grant, President, WA Racing…

World’s Leading Sprinter Heads Classifications

With the new racing season of 2014/15 underway, the ANZ Classifications have been released reflecting the best individual performances by horses during the recently concluded racing year in Australia and New Zealand. The highest rating for an individual performance during the season was 123 achieved by the Mick Price-trained Lankan Rupee, making him the current…

ATA: Apprentice Jockey Rates

The Australian Trainers’ Association (ATA) is aware of information circulated concerning Apprentice Jockeys and the federal Horse & Greyhound Training Award 2010 (Award) which may be misleading and excludes important relevant points for Masters of Apprentices. In light of this, the ATA feels obligated to write to you to ensure that you are provided with…

Father And Son Take Out Major Broome Awards

Sean Casey shook off a strong challenge from his brother, Dave, to win Broome’s Leading Trainer title for the second year running. The siblings went head-to-head for the majority of the season but it was Sean who prevailed with 83 points, 10 clear of his brother. Sean’s tally included 11 winners with his best return…

Foster Excited By The Return Of Big Caroline

Simon Foster believes Belmont Park is the ideal launching pad for the return of Big Caroline in the Westspeed 3YO Handicap (1400m) on Saturday. The Blackfriars filly produced several impressive performances as a juvenile including a half-length second to Jezpark in the Supremacy Stakes (1100m) She also made up good ground when running on from…