Category News

30
Jul

Durrant Takes Out Fourth Trainer’s Premiership

The WARTA congratulates Adam Durrant who has won his fourth Perth Trainer’s Premiership following the completion of the 2013-14 season at Belmont today. Durrant finished on 77 wins, 27 clear of 12-time premiership hero and Hall of Fame nominee, Neville Parnham. Durrant, with a 23 per cent winning strike, claimed three feature races with Tick …

29
Jul

Universal Ruler Cements Top 5

Belmont winner Calabria Joe has propelled Universal Ruler into the Top 5 on Australia’s first-season premiership for 2013-14. Calabria Joe had been runner-up on debut at Pinjarra before a milestone victory in the Westspeed Nursery (1400m) at Belmont’s rain-shortened meeting on Saturday.  “He’s my first-ever two year-old winner,” trainer Justin Warwick said.  “Hopefully, the horse …

29
Jul

Rwwa Stewards Report: Owen Gilbride

The resumption of the Stewards inquiry to hear further evidence from another veterinarian in defence of the charge issued to Mr Gilbride under AR178E alleging that he administered a medication by way of injection to the horse GOTTABEYOU on race day prior to Race 8 at Ascot on Wednesday 5 March 2014, a race in …

29
Jul

Pinjarra Transferred To Northam

Stewards conducted an inspection of the Pinjarra Park race track surface earlier today. Concerns with some areas of the track were identified during the previous race meeting on Thursday, 17 July 2014 which the Pinjarra Race Club and RWWA Stewards have continued to monitor.  As part of today’s inspection two horses galloped on the course …

29
Jul

Im Themightyquinn Star Attraction At Belmont

August 1 is traditionally the day horses celebrate their birthdays and to mark the occasion Perth Racing will parade current and former champions at Belmont Park on Saturday. Headlining a star-studded cast is triple Interdominion hero Im Themightyquinn who has won 58 races from 111 starts and earned $4, 567, 456 in prizemoney. The Gary …

29
Jul

Another Case For Business Plan

As a bloodstock tax adviser, I’m continually reviewing new tax cases to find those that have special significance to the tax issues facing the racing and breeding These cases need not only to do with industry players taking on the ATO (or vice versa!) but also cases where the issues and principles apply very much …

28
Jul

Country Racing Association Award Winners

Sean Casey’s consistent season was rewarded when he won the 2013/2014 Country Racing Association’s Ramsay’s Horse Transport Leading Trainer title. Casey, who ended the racing season on 183 points, finished well ahead of runner-up Noel Pateman (123) and third placegetter, Tom Pike (103). Casey’s teenage jockey son, Jake, almost made it a double celebration for …

28
Jul

North Eastern Goldfields Country Cups Bonus

The Country Racing Association advises there is a $5000 Leading Trainer’s Bonus for the upcoming North Eastern Goldfields Country Cup meetings. To be eligible trainers must have starters at all three meetings: Leonora (October 4), Laverton (October 11) and Leinster (Oct 18). For further information contact John Biggs, Secretary/Treasurer Country Racing Association, on 0418935594.  

28
Jul

kalgoorlie Trainer’s Premership Remains Deadlocked

The Kalgoorlie Trainer’s Premiership remains deadlocked with Pat Bermingham Jnr, Helen Harding and Peter Fernie tied in a three-way battle for the lead. Bermingham Jnr struck early on Sunday and gained a narrow ascendancy when his Exceed and Excel filly Too Funny finished too strongly in the opening race. But Harding immediately fought back courtesy …

28
Jul

Express Double At Northam

Danehill Express sired another double at Northam on Thursday to bring Mungrup Stud closer to a record-breaking season in 2013-14. Mungrup stallions have sired 146 winners of 224 races in Australia with a week of the season remaining.  Together, their progeny have earned over $6.71 million. Oratorio leads the roster with 56 winners of 84 …

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