COVID19 INDUSTRY RESPONSIBILITY

Dear Western Australian Trainers The Western Australian Racing Trainers Association (WARTA) has been in close and constant contact with RWWA, other industry bodies and to a lesser extent the Australian Trainers Association (ATA), regarding the WA industry’s response to the COVID19 (or Corona virus) situation as it constantly evolves. RWWA to their credit, are taking…

Parnham Excited For Platoon Grandstand Tilt

Trainer Neville Parnham is expecting significant improvement from stable star Platoon in Saturday’s Listed Seacorp-Grandstand Cup (1500m) at Ascot. The four-year-old made an encouraging return when third to Free Trade in the Bunbury Stakes (1400m) on March 4. Parnham said the gelding had taken significant improvement from the first-up performance and was pleased with how…

Jockey Weights to be Temporarily Lifted by 1kg in WA

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) advises that from Wednesday 25 March 2020, all weight allocations for jockeys in the State will be temporarily increased by 1kg as a protective health measure against COVID-19. RWWA CEO Richard Burt said the decision was an important precautionary measure to protect Western Australian jockeys. “This decision has been…