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10
Aug

HISTORY OF THE BELMONT NEWMARKET

BELMONT NEWMARKET The $150,000 Listed Belmont Newmarket is the first feature race of the 2019-2020 racing season. Below is an overview of the race BELMONT NEWMARKET OVERVIEW The Belmont Newmarket was first run in 1945 and won by Lord Treat, who was again successful and repeated the feat the following year. The Listed Belmont Newmarket …

10
Aug

VALE MARJORIE CHARLESON

Racing and Wagering Western Australian (RWWA) extends their deepest condolences to the family of Marjorie Charleson, who sadly passed away on Saturday, aged 88. Charleson came to Australia from a sheep farm on New Zealand’s South Isle to pursue an acting career, but her influence on Western Australian racing is where she left an indelible …

7
Aug

INDUSTRY UPDATE – SALE OF THE WA TAB

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) acknowledges the announcement today by the WA Government, regarding the sale of the WA TAB. Prior to COVID-19, the negotiations of the sale were well advanced with TABcorp. The WA Government and RWWA both engaged productively with TABcorp to fully explore the potential for a mutually beneficial transaction. The …

7
Aug

WA RACING UPDATE – 7 AUGUST 2020

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) advises that as of 11.59pm, Monday 10 August, the following biosecurity measures will apply to the transfer of all horses travelling from interstate: Any horse travelling into WA from interstate must go to a non-licensed property for a minimum of 24 hours and cannot proceed directly to any licensed …

6
Aug

DERRICK BOOTS HOME A TREBLE

There is no slowing Madi Derrick who made an early claim on the apprentice’s premiership after her first city treble at Belmont on Wednesday. Derrick guided home Treat Yo Self in race three, Hoolahoops in the sixth before capping her best day in the saddle on Showzali in race seven. Treat Yo Self and Showzali, …

4
Aug

ASCOT POOL UPDATE

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) wishes to advise Trainers that the Ascot Racecourse pool repairs will take a further two months to complete, with the pool expected to be available for use in early October. In late May, RWWA approved the grant application from Perth Racing for minor repairs to the pool at Ascot. The …

4
Aug

THE BEST IS YET TO COME FOR FLOYD

He’s a seven-year-old, but according to jockey Jarrad Noske the best is still ahead for Floyd. Noske partnered Floyd to a rails hugging win in the Jockey Celebration Sprint (1000m) on Saturday, handing brothers Chris and Michael Gangemi a dream start to their training partnership. Despite Floyd’s best figures over short races, Noske believes the …

4
Aug

PREMIERSHIP STANDINGS: 2019-2020

METRO JOCKEY William Pike 140 Jade McNaught 62.5 Chris Parnham 52.5 Paul Harvey 41 Chloe Azzopardi 36 PROVINCIAL JOCKEY Kyra Yuill 103.5 William Pike 97 Mitch Pateman 56 Jade McNaught 49 Natasha Faithfull 41 COUNTRY JOCKEY Michelle Hagley 19 Peta Edwards 12 Beau-B-Edwards 10 Simone Altieri 09 Kate Fitzgerald 09 TRAINER METRO G & A …

2
Aug

Scary Win By Clairvoyance

Scary and rapid improvement. They were the two key take outs from trainer Darren McAuliffe following the exciting win of Clairvoyance at Belmont on Saturday. A stylish winner over 1000m on debut three weeks ago, the Nostradamus filly gave further notice of her talent with a breathtaking win in the Vale Harvey Crossman Plate (1000m). …

31
Jul

RWWA INTEGRITY DEPARTMENT CHANGES

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has undertaken a comprehensive review of its business and developed strategies to support a positive and sustainable future for its racing and wagering operations. In line with this process, a review of RWWA’s integrity department has also been conducted to ensure efficiencies and use of emerging technologies are maximised …

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