Tan Wins Trainers’ Award

Apprentice Randy Tan is the latest recipient of the Western Australian Racing Trainer’s Association’s encouragement award. Tan clinched the monthly prize after guiding Flying Time to victory for trainer Lindsey Smith at Belmont on August 29. It was Tan’s second metropolitan victory and first on a Saturday after he led on Brett Pope’s Ultimate Success.…

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Henderson Claims Biggest Win

Me Hungi defied an injury setback to give trainer Jacqueline Henderson her biggest thrill in racing when he stormed home to win the XXXX-Gold Carnarvon Cup (2000m). The former Victorian galloper unleashed a powerful finishing burst from near last to run over the top of Wayside and score by one length with Rive Gauche third.…

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Maybe Next Year For Hammarquist

Despite having a big opinion of Maybe Next Year Graeme Hammarquist considers the five-year-old to have the job ahead of him in the $50,000 XXXX-Gold Carnarvon Cup (2000m) on Saturday. Hammarquist has mapped out an ambitious campaign for Maybe Next Year but with just one run under his belt he believes the gelding could be…

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Independent Report Identifies Optimal Metropolitan Equine Racing Assets To Serve Future Industry Needs

Maintain Ascot, develop Lark Hill as a multi-use racing and training track and retain Gloucester Park as the premium city venue for harness racing are proposals recommended by independent consultants, GHD, in a high level options paper provided today to the Metropolitan Equine Asset Review Taskforce (MEART). MEART was established by Racing and Wagering Western…

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New Australian Rule Of Racing

New rule introduced to ban all injections to horses within One Clear Day of competition to commence on 1 October, 2015. Trainers are advised of new Australian Rule of Racing AR.178AB that becomes effective from 1st October 2015. This Rule prohibits the use of injections of any type in horses during the One Clear Day…

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