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25
Jan

MILLER SURVIVES TESTING TIME

It’s been a roller coaster few months for popular trainer, Jason Miller. He’s experienced the emotional highs and the crushing lows that racing has a habit of delivering. The racing game can condition you to tough and challenging times, but the normally unflappable Miller was rocked by the loss of his stable star. Last November …

23
Jan

JACKSON REALISES AMBITION IN MT BARKER SPRINT

Quenten Jackson realised a training ambition when Mini Winnie easily took out the Tabtouch-Mt Barker Sprint (1300m) in an upset victory on Sunday. Aided by a perfect ride from jockey Holly Watson, Mini Winnie avoided a repeat of his last-start in the Fitzpatrick Plate (1230m) in Albany when a luckless fourth. Delivering Watson her first …

22
Jan

ROY ROGERS’ STAR BID FOR MT BARKER SPRINT

It’s been all smooth sailing for Kia Ora Star who’s made an immediate impact since a stable transfer to Albany trainer Roy Rogers. Kia Ora Star is unbeaten in two outings for Rogers and is favourite to make it a winning hat trick at Mount Barker on Sunday. Following his win in the Fitzpatrick Plate …

20
Jan

CHEVAL DE VAGA REIGNITES HAYLEY’S LOVE OF RACING

Cheval De Vaga’s outstanding run of form has had a twofold effect on Gingin’s Meryl Hayley. After four straight wins the financial rewards sit pretty, but the personal impact can’t be understated. The six-year-olds’ unbeaten record for Hayley is a key confidence lift and equally as importantly has also helped soothe her way back into …

20
Jan

TEARS OF JOY FOR BROWN AFTER DENIM PACK TRIAL

It’s not often a trial victory can stimulate an emotional reaction, especially for an eight-year-old, but then again Denim Pack is no ordinary horse for Tracey Brown. Tears were flowing for Brown after Denim Pack, on the comeback from injury and retirement, took out heat seven of Monday’s Belmont trial by five lengths. Brown, who …

20
Jan

INDIAN PACIFIC ON TRACK FOR MELBOURNE

Neville Parnham has not given up hope of having his talented sprinter Indian Pacific back across in Melbourne for another campaign of racing. The WA Racing Hall Of Fame trainer is sweating on the reopening of WA’s border on February 5 and an easing of travel and flight restrictions. A lack of flight options ruined …

18
Jan

WA RACING UPDATE – COVID-19

The WA Government has announced masks are mandatory for Perth/Peel and South West regions in all indoor public venues. Therefore, please note the following requirements will be in place for trials and race meetings, located within the Perth/Peel and South West regions: Masks will be mandatory in all indoor areas at racecourses in the Perth/Peel …

18
Jan

CHEVAL DE VAGA REIGNITES HAYLEY’S LOVE OF RACING

Cheval De Vaga’s outstanding run of form has had a twofold effect on Gingin’s Meryl Hayley. After four straight wins the financial rewards sit pretty, but the personal impact can’t be understated. The six-year-olds’ unbeaten record for Hayley is a key confidence lift and equally as importantly has also helped soothe her way back into …

17
Jan

OPTIONS APLENTY FOR GLAMOUR MARE

Simon Miller has a range of options to consider, but he’s almost certain to keep glamour mare Miss Conteki racing in Perth for the remainder of the year. Group 1 races on the eastern seaboard were put on the agenda after the improving five-year-old scored another scintillating win at Ascot on Saturday. The daughter of …

14
Jan

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 …

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