Category News

27
Jul

RWWA Hall of Fame Nominations-Thoroughbreds

Racing and Wagering Western Australian (RWWA) has announced 30 nominees for possible induction into the Western Australian Racing Hall of Fame (WARHOF). WARHOF honours champions from across the thoroughbred, harness racing and greyhound codes and inductees will be welcomed into the Hall of Fame at a gala ceremony at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre …

27
Jul

Touchstone Farm PromotionTo WARTA Members

Touchstone Farm wishes to advise Western Australian Racing Trainers’ Association members of their special promotion Touchstone Farm are able to offer two serves to Planet Five and one serve to Vital Equine. Touchstone Farm, a great supporter of WA racing and WARTA members, is also offering a $1000 agistment voucher. Touchstone Farm has recently commenced …

27
Jul

Kalgoorlie Preview With Pat Bermingham Jnr

Pat Bermingham Jnr is confident Super Ninny can withstand the visiting invasion in the 2YO & 3YO Goldfields Magic Millions Classic (1200m) on Sunday. The inaugural race is dominated by Perth trainers with Neville Parnham, Adam Durrant and David Harrison controlling five of the nine horse field. Super Ninny, who is resuming, Neil Dellar’s Condescending …

25
Jul

City Slickers For Western Australia

Proven USA stallion City Place has been bought to stand at Yarradale Stud this season.  A son of Storm Cat, he has built up a superb 82% winning strike-rate since retiring to stud in Florida. The City Place announcement comes just a day after Yarradale confirmed it will stand USA shuttler War Chant on a …

24
Jul

RWWA Stewards Media Release: Trent Brown

Thoroughbred – Stewards Inquiry – Trainer Mr Trent Brown – BRAVOSI RWWA Stewards have been advised by the ChemCentre in Perth, that the post race urine sample taken from BRAVOIS prior to it competing and winning in Race 2 the Professionals Kalgoorlie Maiden (1100m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday, 15 June 2014, has detected the prohibited …

24
Jul

Smoko Is Set To Go Again Says Price

Co-trainer Ross Price says exciting sprinter Smoko will be close to his top and can overcome a wide draw in the Corry Amato 30th Birthday Handicap (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday. A similar gate position in last fortnight’s Beaufine Stakes (1000m) brought about the undoing of Smoko who suffered his first life time defeat in …

23
Jul

Spy Scandal Can Sneak Home At Northam

Jockey Shaun O’Donnell remains confident if Spy Scandal can get across from a wide draw he will pose a serious threat at Northam on Thursday. O’Donnell led on Spy Scandal at Northam last fortnight and the four-year-old stuck on well when narrowly edged out for third. It was an improved performance from the son of …

19
Jul

Proceedwithcaution To Race In Hong Kong?

The market had it as a race in two and got it right with Proceedwithcaution scoring a narrow win over Star Of Husson in the Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) at Belmont on Saturday. Proceedwithcaution shaded Star Of Husson for favouritism and after hitting the front inside the final 150m, he held out the fast-finishing mare …

18
Jul

Casey’s Golden Broome Race

In 33 years as a jockey and trainer in Broome, Sean Casey has racked up a long list of achievements. Most prominent are four trainers’ premierships and two Broome Cups with Chantes Path (1994) and Red Hannigan (2007). So it could be surprising that he considers There’snoonesosasy victory at Broome last season as his most …

18
Jul

ARB Release: Intra-articular Corticosteroid Treatment Stand-down Period

Trainers and veterinarians should note the introduction of an Australian Rule of Racing that prohibits the administration of an intra-articular (“into the joint”) corticosteroid preparation to a Thoroughbred racehorse within 8 Clear Days of racing. This Rule is effective from 1st August 2014. The Australian Racing Board has made this decision in the best interests …

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