Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been suspended for four weeks. Michelle Payne. Photo: Darryl Sherer Payne pleaded guilty on Thursday to a prohibited substance charge levelled by Racing Victoria stewards. Payne told the inquiry she took phentermine on medical advice to counter the residual effects from her life-threatening fall in May last year where…Details
In his monthly appearance on TABradio’s The Sports Daily, RWWA CEO Richard Burt, covered a range of racing issues including the Tabcorp-Tatts merger and race field legislation.
William Pike and Grant and Alana Williams have the jockey and trainer’s premiership all wrapped up, but the battle for second spot in each category is still up for bragging rights. Jarrad Noske and Brad Parnham are fighting it out in the jockey’s race with just one win separating the pair after the Belmont Park…Details
Stephen Miller admitted he was feeling a little pressure ahead of the Belmont Guineas with Variation.
Variation enhanced his reputation as a star three-year-old when he scored a history making win in the Listed Belmont Guineas (1600m) yesterday. Aided by a sublime Brad Parnham ride, Variation, who started favourite, settled fourth with cover from a wide draw and burst clear to grab the lead passing the 200m. The War Chant gelding,…Details
Quality galloper Variation and top horseman Stephen Miller are out to claim a unique achievement when they combine in the Listed Belmont Guineas (1600m) on Saturday. Variation, a son of War Chant, is looking to create his own slice of Western Australian racing history by becoming the first horse to win the WA Guineas-Belmont Guineas…Details
Former Toowoomba jockey Skye Bogenhuber is looking forward to her first WA meeting at Northam this afternoon as she embarks on the next phase of her career. Bogenhuber commenced riding in New South Wales, but it has been Queensland and more specifically, Toowoomba, where she has made an indelible mark. Bogenhuber created history by becoming…Details
Sit back and listen in to one of the greats of Western Australian racing, John J Miller as he chats to Ryan ‘Boy’ Hill on TABradio’s The Sports Daily. Miller, who was inducted into the WA Racing Hall of Fame in 2010, was recently acknowledged nationally as an inductee into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame…Details
Darren McAuliffe has given the thumbs up for WA Derby champion Gatting to contest the Belmont Guineas.
With the Group 3 Hyperion Stakes (1600m) run and won, trainer Lindsey Smith has turned his focus to next month’s Group 3 Strickland Stakes (2000m) with his exciting galloper, Scales Of Justice. Scales Of Justice, last year’s Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) champion, confirmed his standing as one of Western Australia’s best gallopers when he…Details