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12
Jun

Durrant Reaches Century

The West Australian Racing Trainers’ Association congratulates Adam Durrant in training a century of winners at Northam this afternoon. Durrant reached the ton courtesy of Youknowthedrill who easily accounted for rivals in the www.northamraceclub Maiden (1000m). The Centurion is in exalted company and joins Darren Weir, Peter Moody, Peter Snowden, Chris Waller, Gai Waterhouse and …

12
Jun

PERTH RACING SPREADS TO SINGAPORE

 Perth Racing, Singapore Turf Club and SKY have just signed a tripartite agreement to trial the exporting of mid-week races from Belmont Park and Ascot to Kranji Racecourse and Off Course Betting Shops in Singapore for six months. The agreement galvanizes the relationship between Singapore Turf Club and Perth Racing and recognizes the association which …

12
Jun

Belmont Guineas Off The Agenda For Nardini

Promising filly Nardini has copped a setback and will miss the $100,000 WAROA Guineas (1600m) at Belmont on June 21. Trainer Adam Durrant said Nardini had pulled up shin sore following her second victory from three starts at Belmont yesterday. “Unfortunately she will go straight to the paddock and be out for eight weeks,” said …

11
Jun

Ascot Pro Ride Training Track Update

Following the commencement on May 12th of the upgrade from the 13 year old ViscoRide training track at Ascot to a Pro Ride state of the art synthetic surface, work is progressing ahead of schedule. Stage 1 of the project involved removal of existing infrastructure, including the viscoride surface, aluminium rail and plinths. Despite above …

10
Jun

Stent Wins WARTA Apprentice Award

Emerging young rider Emma Stent is the Western Australian Racing Trainers’ Association Apprentice of the month (May). Stent, indentured to top Muchea trainer Alan Mathews, has ridden 29 winners this season including 17 at Kalgoorlie. The 19-year-old has dominated goldfields racing and enjoys a nine win buffer over her nearest rival Natasha Faithfull in the …

10
Jun

Ascot Track Update

As discussed at last trainers meeting, due to Pro Ride site works set up and arrival of the synthetic fibres and sand the pool will be closed in the afternoon from next Monday 16th June for approximately 3 weeks.   The pool will be open each morning until 8.30am.  The northern section of the stalls car …

9
Jun

Leeson Continues Carnarvon Dominance

The red-hot combination of trainer Jo-Anne Leeson and eight-year-old gelding Tindal continued their top form when they combined to win the Manilya Sprint (1200m) at Carnarvon on Sunday. Tindal, who won a Listed race in Melbourne as a three-year-old, has been a revelation at Carnarvon this season and extended his unbeaten sequence to three when …

5
Jun

Important Notice for Owners and Trainers

Effective the 1 July 2014 the Australian Racing Board (ARB) has amended the Australian Rule of Racing AR.64J to make it compulsory for Managing Owners or their representatives (Trainers) to notify RISA on the retirement or death of their horse. Please click here to see the attached documentation in regards to the requirements of owners & …

5
Jun

Trial Date Ammendment

Trainers please note that the trials scheduled for Belmont Park on 23rd June 2014, have now been transferred to Lark Hill. All 2YO trials will be conducted in the front straight. Remainder of trials will be held in the back straight.

29
May

LETTER TO THE EDITOR in response to Paul Murray’s Opinion piece (Wed 28 May 2014)

As a long-time participant and passionate member of the Western Australian racing industry I felt compelled to respond to the inaccuracies of Paul Murray’s opinion piece in the WestAustralian on Wednesday, May 28, advocating the sale of the TAB. Mr Murray says there is no legitimate reason for the Western Australian government to be involved in the business …

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