A Day To Celebrate And Honour Jockeys

Jockey Celebration Day (JCD) is held nationally on the first Saturday in August each year and celebrates the achievements of former and current jockeys, commemorates those who have lost their lives and raises awareness and funds for the National Jockeys’ Trust (NJT) to help support injured or ill jockeys and their families. Jockey Celebration Day…

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2017-18 Distribution to WA Racing Industry

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) will provide distribution and club subsidies to industry of $152.2M in 2017/18, to support delivery of the strategic plans for thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing. This represents an increase of 4.1% on the prior year, including the timing variance of a 53rd week in the RWWA 2017/18 fiscal year.…

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Profit Street Wins Bolton Sprint

Profit Street won the first leg of a feature double when he ran on to snatch victory in the Listed Bolton Stakes (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday. Under a well-timed ride from Brad Parnham, Profit Street came from last in the field of eight and stormed past runner-up Flying Time to score by 1 ¼…

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Trainer and Owner Reforms

TOR Is A Set Of New Rules And Standard Contractual Terms Which Will Apply To Arrangements Between Owners And Trainers. The new terms will streamline the process for trainers being paid by owners. The video below provides an overview of the changes from 1 August 2017. For more information view the Trainers and Owners Reform website from…

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Della’s Big Test

Trainer Merv Dellar is uncertain how far Corvara can progress, but says he will gain a better idea after she resumes from a short let up at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. The four-year-old has been a revelation for Dellar this season and her return in the Magic Millions Race Series Handicap (1200m) will be keenly observed.…

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Perth Cup and WA Oaks to remain at 2,400 metres

The distances of two of Western Australia’s oldest thoroughbred races, the TABtouch Perth Cup and the Kirin Megumi-WA Oaks, will remain at 2,400 metres following today’s inaugural meeting of the Western Australian Pattern Committee (WAPC) at Perth Racing’s Lee-Steere House premises. Representatives of Perth Racing, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA), Thoroughbred Breeders Western Australia,…

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