Kingston Town History

The Kingston Town Classic was first staged in 1979 and won by the George Hanlon-trained and David Brosnan-ridden, Family of Man, who won the race again two years later as the hot favourite when in the hands of Harry White. Hanlon and his compatriots in the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame, Bart Cummings, Tommy Smith,…

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Harding Nervous About Esperance

Trainer Helen Harding is taking a cautious approach with Washington Square in the Ray’s Contracting Handicap (1200m) at Esperance on Saturday. On talent Washington Square holds strong appeal and with a fitness edge he looks hard to beat, but Harding remains guarded about his chances. “He is a real nervous horse who is a barrier…

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Changes to Thoroughbred Race Programming

Following extensive consultation with stakeholder groups, Racing and Wagering Western Australia will implement a revised race programming strategy for thoroughbred racing from 30 January 2016. The changes approved by the RWWA Board on Monday will see the reintroduction of restricted class races as the predominant race types at metropolitan and inner provincial venues. RWWA Manager…

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