New Date – Yearling Showcase

NEW DATE! YEARLING Showcase WHERE: Magic Millions Auditorium, Dale Road, Middle Swan WHEN: 4pm Friday, 18 February A short parade of yearlings accompanied by canapes and refreshments. Followed by the Own The Dream Grand Finale! Please RSVP for catering purposes to info@tbwa.net.au or call 92779880 Trainers and Syndicators are invited to remain at the complex…

New COVID-19 vaccination requirements in WA racing

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is introducing new rules which require racing participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 12.01am, 5 February 2022. The rule will apply to persons essential to the running of racing, including licensed persons, RWWA and race club race-day staff, who may not already be captured by other government-issued…

ServiceWA app launches to help keep WA safe

The McGowan Government has today launched the ServiceWA app – a free, convenient and secure mobile application that will help Western Australians with WA’s Safe Transition. The app allows people to show proof of vaccination, check in at businesses and venues with SafeWA and access their G2G Pass for interstate travel – all in one…

Harrison notches rare feat

Trainer David Harrison’s top record with two-year-olds continued at Ascot on Saturday when he created a new piece of history for himself, preparing the first four placegetters from only four runners in the Magic Millions Plate (1000m). The longest priced runner of the quartet – Sunny Honey ($18) – defeated luckless filly Lucky Sue ($5)…

Hannah Fitzgerald making promising recovery

Young apprentice jockey Hannah Fitzgerald is making encouraging progress in her road to recovery following a horror race fall at Kalgoorlie on October 30. The 18-year-old was aboard the Jeff Eeles-trained Neurologic in the second-last race of the day when, shortly after crossing the line in fourth place, the gelding clipping heels and dislodged Fitzgerald,…

Western Australian Racing Trainers Association AGM

Notice of Annual General Meeting of the Western Australian Racing Trainers Association (Inc.) Licensed trainers are advised that the AGM for the WA Racing Trainers Association (WARTA) is to be held 1pm Tuesday 12th of October 2021 @Ascot Racecourse Retiring committee (5) Stephen Rowe (president), Warwick Bradshaw (executive officer), Ben Pearce (seconded 2020) and Renee…

Queensland still on the agenda for Durrant

Despite being unable to secure a flight out of Perth for stable stars Come Play With Me and Massimo this week, trainer Adam Durrant is still planning a raid on Queensland feature races with the pair. Group 1 winner Come Play With Me was scheduled to tackle the Group 3 Premier’s Cup (2400m) at Eagle…

Kay Cee ready to roll

Group 1-winning mare Kay Cee is in top order and ready for a race return in this Saturday’s Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) according to Hall of Fame trainer Neville Parnham. The $1.26 million-earner hasn’t raced since finishing 10th in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) on December 5 following an indifferent campaign but has…

Trainers’ Say: Belmont Opening Day

LINDSEY SMITH: R3: TABtouch Westspeed Platinum Handicap (1600m) #3 BORN TO TRY ($1.85): “They’re good races for this horse. She made a mistake herself the other day being slow out and it put her in a bad spot so he (Chris Parnham) couldn’t do a lot about it. Going back to Belmont will be a big…