Kiddle In Two Minds With Albany Star

By her own admission Lyn Kiddle is a small time trainer who doesn’t seek publicity or feels comfortable stealing the limelight. It’s an honest appraisal from Kiddle but one she will be forced to reconsider if her favourite horse continues his rate of improvement. Run Liam Run has given Kiddle’s profile a major spike with…

Rethink Leads To Pinjarra Cup Success

Veteran jockey Danny Miller says a conversation with trainer Arthur Mortimer was the catalyst for Kirov Boy’s upset win in the Tab Touch Pinjarra Cup (2300m) on Sunday. Kirov Boy cast aside poor form when he led for the majority of the race to defeat Ask Me Nicely by just under a length with Global…

Bowen Set For Kalgoorlie Opener

The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Race Club’s opening meeting of the season can’t arrive quickly enough for trainer, Gary Bowen. Bowen is hoping to land an early strike and pinch a morale-boosting victory with his sprinter, Private Business. The Key Business gelding made a flying start to his campaign last season before a sudden drop off in form.…

RWWA Stewards Report: Sharon Taylor

Thursday, 26 March 2015 MEDIA RELEASE Thoroughbred – Stewards Inquiry – Trainer Ms Sharon Taylor – IGNITION RWWA Stewards have been advised by the ChemCentre in Perth, that cobalt at a concentration in excess of 200 micrograms per litre, being the threshold prescribed in the Thoroughbred Rules of Racing, has been detected in a urine…

Chairman Flyn Excited By York Return

It’s taken four years and countless hours of work from an army of tireless volunteers and committee members but racing is set to return to historic York on Friday. RWWA’s Julio Santarelli spoke with York Chairman, Pat Flyn in the busy lead up. JS: It’s been four long years Pat and you are almost there…

Racehorse Welfare

Dear Member As you are no doubt aware, the recent events surrounding greyhound racing and the live baiting scandal has again brought animal welfare issues into focus surrounding not just the greyhound racing industry, but across all racing codes. The animal welfare groups have cleverly tapped into community attitudes which are deeply sensitive and highly…

Hill Burns For Fire Born

Jockey Ryan Hill is confident Fire Born can end an exasperating run and return to the winner’s list when she tackles the Listed Raconteur Stakes (1500m) at Ascot on Saturday. Hill has formed a strong association with the Oratorio filly who looked set for a fruitful campaign after returning to post a smart win over…

Maybe Next Year For Hammarquist

It’s a race that has frustratingly eluded him, it’s one he desperately wants to win but trainer Graeme Hammarquist has erred on the side of patience with Maybe Next Year. The four-year-old has shot to prominence and with a string of top performances he is in the hunt to take out Geraldton’s Leading Horse of…

Tourneur Is Mad About Brad In Batavia Sprint

Dom Tourneur, fresh from a winning quartet at Balaklava on Thursday, is set to return home and challenge for the rich pickings at Geraldton on Sunday. Tourneur was Geraldton’s Leading rider for six seasons before heading east and establishing a reputation as one of the nation’s best riders in Adelaide. Tourneur has picked up the…

Cyber Crime Poised For Geraldton Cup

Jockey Pat Carbery believes Cyber Crime is primed to halt the dominance of Adam Durrant’s stable as he strives to defend his Geraldton Cup (2100m) crown on Sunday. Carbery says Cyber Crime is ready to reproduce his best form after trainer Alan Mathews was forced to abandon his previous preparation in the summer. Benefiting from…