WA RACING UPDATE – COVID-19

The WA Government has announced that the public health rules for Perth and Peel will be extended until 6am Tuesday 4 January 2022, with additional measures to be put in place for Perth Cup at Ascot Racecourse, on Saturday 1 January 2022. Perth Cup, Ascot Racecourse – Saturday 1 January 2022 Based on health advice,…

STAFFORD’S LAD DREAM STORY CONTINUES

he Dan Morton-trained Stafford’s Lad looks well placed to deliver one of racing’s great transformations in next week’s Perth Cup, following his win in today’s A.T.A Stakes (2200m) at Ascot. The gelding conceded his rivals a big start at the tail of the field in the $125,000 event, but displayed a powerful finishing burst to…

WA RACING UPDATE – MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

WA’s Safe Transition Plan (1000+ events) As part of WA’s Safe Transition Plan to safely ease border controls from 12:01am on Saturday 5 February 2022, proof of vaccination will be required for anyone attending a large event (1000+), including industry participants. Therefore, anyone attending a race meeting from 5 February 2022, where there is an attendance of…

PRIZEMONEY BOOST FOR WA RACING

Increased prizemoney and a longer-term strategic approach to announcing stakes across all three codes of racing will deliver exciting racing for Western Australian participants in the years ahead. Acknowledging the unique economic conditions currently being experienced in Western Australia, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) will evolve its stakes strategy to provide a three-year view…