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7
Apr

Eligibility For Trials

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has further reviewed eligibility for trials to extend that eligibility to all those horses who have not raced or trialled in the previous 12-weeks. Horses eligible to trial will now be as follows: Horses referred back to trials by Stewards, including those not raced in previous 12-months. All unraced …

7
Apr

Morton’s Defiant Derby Stand

Trainer Dan Morton says he isn’t about to concede the Group 2 Schweppes-W.A.T.C Derby (2400m) to red-hot favourite Tuscan Queen at Ascot on Saturday. Morton will have Samantha’s Twitch and Showaddywaddy in the 3YO classic and despite being big outsiders, he believes they can cause a major upset. Tuscan Queen has been the target horse …

7
Apr

An Angel Set To Rule In Classic

Co-trainer Ben Pearce is confident a first-up crack at the Marjorie Charleson Classic (1200m) at Ascot on Friday will be perfect for Angelic Ruler. The classy mare makes a welcome return to home soil after spending the past 12-months campaigning in feature Melbourne races. After her victory in the Listed Rangeview Stud Classic (1400m) in …

4
Apr

WA RACING UPDATE

WA Racing Update – 3 April 2020 Restrictions on Outer Provincial Nominations for Thoroughbreds Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) advises that a further measure will be introduced to reduce regional travel within the State’s racing industry. All thoroughbred race meetings held on or after Monday 13 April 2020, at Albany, Geraldton and Kalgoorlie will …

4
Apr

The Ascot Rewind: Ima Single Man In Amelia Park Karrakatta Plate Upset

THE WINNERS Cliffs Of Comfort (Dan & Ben Pearce-Chris Graham). Last Of The Line (Stephen Miller-Ryan Hill). Indian Chant (Peter Fernie-Mitch Pateman). Kramden (Dennis Couper-Beau Banovic Edwards). Volkswagon Frank (Justin Warwick-Clint Johnston-Porter). Lorentinio (Jim Taylor-Chloe Azzopardi). Media Baron (David Harrison-Paul Harvey). Ima Single Man (Chis Gangemi-Jordan Turner). Red Can Man (Steve Wolfe-Shaun McGruddy). TRAINER Not …

1
Apr

Intrastate Travel Restrictions

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today received official confirmation that those identified as essential persons travelling for race meetings and other race related activity (essential to racing) will be classed as work/employment, and therefore will be exempt from the WA Government’s intrastate travel restrictions. Those considered essential persons for the conduct of racing …

1
Apr

Interstate Travel Restrictions Update March 31

Intrastate Travel Restrictions Update – 31 March 2020 Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today received official confirmation that those identified as essential persons travelling for race meetings and other race related activity (essential to racing) will be classed as work/employment, and therefore will be exempt from the WA Government’s intrastate travel restrictions. Those …

31
Mar

WA Racing Update:March 31

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on all levels within the community. The Federal Government have described the pandemic as both a public health and economic crisis and whilst racing throughout Australia is continuing on the basis of sound animal welfare and employment reasons unfortunately our business like so many, has been negatively …

30
Mar

Industry Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Western Australian thoroughbred industry has many challenges in front of it as the state and the country move through the various stages and actions combating firstly the spread and latterly the eradication of COVID-19 from the community. As trainers we have a responsibility to play a part in ensuring that as much as possible …

29
Mar

WA RACING UPDATE MARCH 29

WA Racing Update – Sunday 29 March 2020 Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) notes today’s announcement by the WA Premier Mark McGowan regarding the enforcement of social distancing and prevention of mass gathering around the State. Legislation will be introduced urgently this week in Parliament allowing WA Police to impose $1000 on-the-spot fines to …

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