RWWA INTEGRITY DEPARTMENT CHANGES

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has undertaken a comprehensive review of its business and developed strategies to support a positive and sustainable future for its racing and wagering operations. In line with this process, a review of RWWA’s integrity department has also been conducted to ensure efficiencies and use of emerging technologies are maximised…

Pike Secures Melbourne Cup Mount

Champion Perth jockey William Pike has secured the ride on the Robert Hickmott-trained German import Schabau in the Melbourne Cup. The son of Pastorious made a spectacular start to his Australian career when he impressively reeled off three straight wins last year. Schabau won a hat trick of races at Flemington between January and February…

WA Feature Winners: 2019-2020 Season

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GROUP & LISTED RACES 2019-2020 Group 1 RACE HORSE JOCKEY TRAINER Railway Stakes Regal Power William Pike G & A Williams Winterbottom Stakes Hey Doc Luke Currie Tony McEvoy Kingston Town Classic Kay Cee Steven Parnham Neville Parnham   GROUP 2 RACE HORSE JOCKEY TRAINER Lee Steere Stakes Star Exhibit Peter Hall Adam…

Peter Knuckey Gives Red Can Man Glowing Appraisal

Experienced jockey Peter Knuckey is confident Red Can Man has the versatility to be a big player in Perth Group 1 races later this year. Knuckey had no reservations making the assessment after the Gingerbread Man three-year-old ran up to his rating in Saturday’s Listed Bolton Sprint (1200m). Racing first-up since April, Red Can Man,…

WA RACING UPDATE

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) would once again like to thank all owners, industry participants and race clubs for their understanding and patience as we have navigated our way through the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see below a reminder regarding current COVID-19 restrictions being implemented for the WA racing industry. On-Course Attendance As the State…

Fresh from breaking his Australian riding record at Belmont on the weekend, champion jockey William Pike has his sights set on making an impact in Victoria later in the year. Pike said plans are constantly evolving due to COVID-19 restrictions, but he hoped to be based in Melbourne for the spring carnival to partner star…

Vale Harvey Crossman

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) extends their deepest condolences to the family of Harvey Crossman, who sadly passed away this morning following a battle with illness. Mr Crossman was an influential and much-respected member of the WA racing community, most known within the industry for his long-time service as the president of the Western…

Free Trade Firmly On Target

Star galloper Free Trade made an ominous return at Belmont trials on Monday when cruising to an effortless win in the fastest 1000-metre heat of the day. Ridden by regular rider Chris Parnham, the Trade Fair five-year-old settled outside of undefeated leader Cliffs Of Comfort in running before lengthening nicely under a strong hold in…