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16
Oct

Fitzgerald Wins Encouragement Award

Budding apprentice Kate Fitzgerald is the latest recipient of the Western Australian Racing Trainer’s Association (WARTA) and Bio-John monthly encouragement award. Fitzgerald, indentured to David Harrison, commenced riding in February and a month later celebrated her maiden success on Tashi Delek at Norseman. The promising young rider enjoyed further success at Port Hedland and Broome …

16
Oct

Ammendments To Australian Rules Of Racing

I encourage Members to take the time to review these Amendments, a summary of which is provided below.  To view the Amendments in full, please click on the corresponding links.  Amendment to Australian Rules of Racing  –  AR.178F Following recent cases, the Chairman of Stewards Committee (COSC) believes that AR.178F needs to cover treatments such …

15
Oct

Tragic Loss Of Carly-Mae Pye

  The tragic loss of Carly-Mae has deeply saddened all involved in racing. The thoughts and prayers of the entire industry are with Carly-Mae’s family and fellow riders at this time. Carly-Mae was a committed and enthusiastic jockey who was widely respected for her dedication and work ethic. She was popular and highly regarded as …

15
Oct

Prentice Back On Track

Simon Foster breathed a huge sigh of relief when vets uncovered nothing seriously amiss with Prentice and says a Melbourne campaign remains on the agenda for the son of Blackfriars. The Bunbury trainer conceded he feared the worst and said he was utterly devastated after Prentice finished last behind Raising Dubai at his first attempt …

14
Oct

Pro Ride Information Session

Trainers are invited to join Gary Smith from Pro Ride in an information session at Ascot on Tuesday, October 23. Smith is seeking feedback on the newly laid track and will outline a program for the next three months. Smith will be a track work but would like to meet trainers as a group for …

12
Oct

Chloe Azzopardi and Turner Make Strong Moves InTouchstone Farm Rising Star Series

Jordan Tuner’s day out at Geraldton has seen the young rider reclaim second position in the Touchstone Farm Rising Star Series. Turner had six rides for the meeting for a collective result of one win and four runner up finishes at his first appearance in Geraldton. Turner ran second in the first three races on …

12
Oct

Lead Narrows In Touchstone Farm Series

Joe Azzopardi narrowed the gap on Lucy Warwick in the Touchstone Farm Rising Series after Belmont’s final meeting of the season on Saturday. Azzopardi moved to 52 points and nine adrift of leader Lucy Warwick after a superb ride on the Adam Durrant-trained Recode. Wins for Danielle Conroy, Jake Casey and Ellie Cockram at Moora …

12
Oct

Fremond Delivers First Up

The opening two-year-old race of each season is a time of optimism for trainers and owners. Months of planning and preparation go on the line as ambitions and hopes are heightened. Making an immediate impression in the Westspeed Initial Plate (1000m) at Belmont yesterday was Fremond. The Not A Single Doubt colt had the experience …

11
Oct

Perth Metropolitan Trainer’s Premiership Standings

Perth Metropolitan Trainer’s Premiership Standings (October 12) Durrant 22 Parnham 13 Williams 8 J.Taylor 7 Warwick 7 L.Smith 7 S.Miller 6 Harrison 5 Gangemi 5 Kersley 4 McAuliffe 4  

9
Oct

Female Riders Dominate Apprentice Awards

Female riders scooped five of the six major titles at the 2014 Apprentice Awards held at Frasers restaurant on Monday night. Capping an outstanding introduction to racing was talented 16-year-old, Lucy Warwick, crowned Trainee of the Year. Warwick commenced as a school-based trainee in August 2013 and received a permit to ride in races in …

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