Shaytarna Can Turn Tables Says Miller

Trainer Simon Miller believes bad luck is the only barrier against Conseated being successful in the Book A Wedding At Perth Racing Handicap (1200m) at Belmont Park on Wednesday. Miller’s confidence is based on Conseated’s runaway win at Belmont two weeks ago and he says the Passenger mare only has to reproduce that run and…

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Victorian Horse of the Year Awards

Three Group I victories during the season has seen Dissident named Victorian Horse of the Year for the 2014/15 racing year. Dissident took-out the Victorian horse of the year title. Photo: Steve Hart The Peter Moody-trained son of Sebring totalled 109 votes, compiled by racing media and administrators, ahead of Brazen Beau (62) Adelaide (35)…

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RWWA Media Release (Belmont Park)

RWWA Stewards, Perth Racing Officials and WA Jockey’s Association members inspected the Belmont Park race track at 7am this afternoon. 51mm of rainfall has fallen at the racecourse since Wednesday, including 30mm recorded in the last 24 hours. This inspection found a significant area of track near the 600m to be waterlogged and was deemed…

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Maynard Tackles Newman Cup With Gold Broker

Veteran trainer Frank Maynard is confident Gold Broker can bounce back and cast aside last week’s disappointing performance in the Broome Cup (2200m) when he tackles the BHP Billiton Iron Ore Newman Cup (2100m) on Saturday. Gold Broker started favourite in Broome’s most prestigious race but the Strada gelding couldn’t match the hype and expectations…

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Warwick Predicts Bright Future

Trainer Justin Warwick predicts a bright future for Vanrippa who grabbed his second win from nine starts with a dominant display in the Download The Tabtouch Mobile App Handicap (1300m) at Belmont. Warwick tested Vanrippa in elite company last year but came unstuck when the son of Kendel Star ran second last in both the…

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Johnston-Porter Apprentice Of The Month

Emerging young rider Clint Johnston-Porter is the Western Australian Racing Trainers’ Association’s (WARTA) Apprentice of the Month. The 17-year-old was a worthy recipient after celebrating his first Saturday metropolitan success on Mystic Prince at Belmont in August. Johnston-Porter had Mystic Prince, prepared by his host trainer, Adam Durrant and raced by prominent owner, Bob Peters,…

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Meet The Apprentices: Clint Johnston-Porter

Clint Johnston-Porter is the next wave of promising young riders who is striving to make his mark on Western Australian racing. The talented 17-year-old is building a reputation as a dedicated and determined apprentice who recently rode his first Saturday metropolitan winner aboard Mystic Prince for host trainer Adam Durrant and leading owner, Bob Peters.…

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Broome Award Winners

Darryn Pateman capped an outstanding Broome season when he claimed the Leading Trainer title and his Oratorio gelding, Wise Decision, shared honours in Horse of the Year. Pateman’s haul of 13 winners included two trebles and three doubles with a trifecta in Saturday’s $20,000 Allure-Pearl Classic (1300m) a season highlight. Wise Decision brought up his…

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