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May

Taylor And Brown Combine With Top Mare Magnifisio In Roma Cup Triumph

Jim Taylor is not a trainer who goes over the top with his emotions whether in victory or in defeat but there was a sense of satisfaction after his mare Magnifisio clung on for a courageous win in the Roma Cup at Belmont on Saturday. The daughter of Magnus was facing the stiffest test of …

17
May

Harding’s Express In Provincial Final

Edward Creighton believes Anywhere Express deserves her opportunity to represent Kalgoorlie in the Sky Racing TV Provincial Champion Series Final (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. Creighton, fresh from being crowned Albany’s Leading Rider last week, is well credentialed to give his assessment after piloting the mare to two wins and a third from her three …

16
May

RWWA Media Release: Ascot Synthetic Track

Following the decision to upgrade the 13 year old ViscoRide training track at Ascot, an Industry Working Group of RWWA, Perth Racing and Western Australian Racing Trainers’ Association (WARTA) was established to undertake an assessment of a suitable replacement of the existing synthetic Training Track. In December 2013 RWWA, Perth Racing and WARTA representatives extensively …

15
May

RWWA Stewards Report: Shane Edwards

Stewards have now completed their deliberations with respect to the charges issued on 21 January 2014, against Mr Shane Edwards in relation to the inquiry into the report from RWWA Principal Investigator Mr Phil O’Reilly regarding the export from Western Australia to Singapore, transfer of ownership and bonafides of a number of horses formerly trained …

15
May

Eddie McGuire Thundering To Success

Top trainer Eddie McGuire has modestly downplayed his influence in rejuvenating Thunder Express who will fly the Geraldton flag in the Skyracing TV Provincial Championship Final (1400m) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Thunder Express arrived from Perth as a 14 start maiden but has flourished under McGuire’s tutelage and earned Geraldton Horse of the Years …

14
May

War Chant Highlights Sunday Sale

Yarradale Stud will offer 8 yearlings by G1 Breeders’ Cup Mile winner War Chant at Sunday’s annual sale at the picturesque stud nestled in the rolling hills of Gidgegannup. War Chant’s first Australian conceived stock will race next season.  The son of Danzig’s first yearlings were the highlight of February’s Perth premier yearling sale where …

14
May

Smith Says Orikhan Can Breakthrough At Northam

Lindsey Smith has added blinkers in a bid to sharpen Orikhan who drops back to the mile in the www.avoneventsandmarketing.com Maiden at Northam on Thursday. The Casuarina trainer declared on Tab Radio that the son of Moysater might be a bit better than first anticipated and was on the cusp of breaking through. Orikhan raced …

14
May

Report reveals impact of racing in Victoria

Size and Scope report demonstrates the economic and social impact of the Victorian thoroughbred racing industry The Victorian thoroughbred racing industry generates nearly $2.1 billion for the Victorian economy and engages close to 72,000 people as an employee, volunteer or participant, according to a report released today by the State Government of Victoria. Unveiled by …

13
May

Australian Elected Vice Chairman Of Asian Racing Federation

ARB Chairman John Messara AM has been elected Vice Chairman of the Asian Racing Federation (ARF) during the Asian Racing Conference underway in Hong Kong. Mr Messara said that he was pleased to assume the role as international co-operation was important to the future of Australian racing. “Racing is increasingly a globally integrated sport and …

12
May

Williams Takes Bunbury training premiership

Bunbury Turf Club Annual Awards 2013/14 Final Standings WA Bookmakers Association Apprentice of the Year WINNER – NATASHA FAITHFULL Natasha Faithfull –  8 Mitchell Pateman –  7 Jerry Noske – 5 Ben Paterson – 4 Horseland Bunbury Rider of the Year WINNER – WILLIAM PIKE William Pike – 19 Kyra Yuill – 15 Jason Whiting …

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