Hartnell Destroys Opposition

artnell gave connections something to think about when he destroyed quality opposition to canter home in Sunday’s Group I Turnbull Stakes (2000m). Hartnell cantered home in the Turnbull Stakes. Photo: Darryl Sherer Trainer John O’Shea would not be drawn on whether the import would run next in the Caulfield Cup or Cox Plate after Hartnell…

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Ascot Track Inspection – Media Release

RWWA Stewards today together with Perth Racing officials conducted an inspection of the Ascot track surface and determined it to be in good condition for the opening meeting of the season on Saturday, 15 October 2016. After a full assessment of the entire track surface it was decided that the rail will be placed in…

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Black Heart Bart Dominant

Black Heart Bart set up a potential clash with Winx at his next start following a dominant performance in Saturday’s Group I Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield. Black Heart Bart proved too good in the Underwood Stakes. Photo: Darryl Sherer Parked in third place by Brad Rawiller behind a steady tempo set by The Cleaner,…

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Process for Thoroughbred Barrier Draws

Racing and Wagering Western Australia will revert to the previous process of barrier draws for thoroughbred races being conducted prior to release of nominations and weights for all race meetings from 1 October 2016 onwards. The trial of barrier draws being undertaken following close of final acceptances was implemented in an attempt to improve metropolitan…

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Lindop Endorses Warwick’s Break

Star Adelaide jockey, Clare Lindop, says she can appreciate why her contemporary Lucy Warwick has elected to take an indefinite break from race riding and fully endorses her surprising decision. Warwick has enjoyed a rapid rise to fame since she rode her first winner at Bunbury in 2014, but the glamour girl of Perth racing…

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First 4 Albany Meetings Transfered to Mt Barker

RWWA Manager Thoroughbred Racing and Curator Assistance Programme (CAP) Manager inspected the Albany race track with Club Officials on 14 September 2016. The track had previously been inspected by the CAP Manager on 18 August 2016 following advice from the Club that the track had not recovered adequately following the annual renovation. At that time the severe winter being…

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