Wandjina Tunes Up For Ascot Assignment

On face value the Royal Ascot ambitions for Wandjina hit a stumbling block at the Randwick trials on Friday morning, but jockey Damien Oliver isn’t concerned. The Group I winning Gai Waterhouse-trained colt made hard work of his 1050-metre barrier trial, scrubbed along by Oliver to chase stablemate Nayeli, but made little progress, finishing a…

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What The Trainers’ Said: Adam Durrant

Leading trainer, Adam Durrant, has a number of excellent chances at Belmont on Saturday afternoon. On Tabradio he said: Gibraltar’s Street (Race One): “Has not let us down so far and produced a good second at his second race start when we thought he was a pretty good chance. Hopefully can run a consistent race…

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Wright’s Dylicious Secret

Dylicious Secret makes her maiden trip to Kalgoorlie and will take a stack of beating if she can replicate her previous run in Perth. The Dylan Thomas filly ran a sound fourth to North Ridge, beaten 3 ¼ lengths after attempting to lead throughout at Ascot three weeks back. The form out of that race…

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Maley Poised To Hit Carnarvon With A Bang

Lancelin-based trainer Ashely Maley looks to have three standouts at Carnarvon’s season-opening meeting on Saturday. Luck’s Elusive, Via Ring A Rah and Musketalife hold strong appeal but Maley expresses a note of caution to punters. Luck’s Elusive hasn’t raced for a month but Maley is banking on class to overcome any fitness concern. Via Ring…

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RWWA Stewards Report: Kellie Kersley

MEDIA RELEASE Thoroughbred – Stewards’ Inquiry – Licensed Trainer Ms Kellie Kersley – Ascot Racecourse Trackwork on Tuesday, 17 March 2015. RWWA Stewards have finalised their deliberations in regard to penalty following Trainer Ms Kellie Kersley being found guilty to a charge under AR.81A(1)(b) for failing to provide a urine sample when directed at Ascot…

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Are You Superstream Compliant Yet?

All employers with more than 20 employees must be SuperStream compliant by 1 July 2015. All employers with less than 20 employers must be SuperStream compliant by 1 July 2016.  SuperStream is a government reform aimed at improving the efficiency of superannuation system. Under SuperStream employers must make super contributions on behalf of their employees…

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Perth Racing Appoints Chief Executive

Perth Racing has secured prominent racing administrator Simon Love as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Love’s appointment follows an extensive international search. He brings a wealth of racing, gaming and financial management experience to the demanding role and joins Perth Racing from the Victoria Racing Club (VRC). For the past four years Mr Love…

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Port Hedland Meeting Cancelled

RWWA Stewards conducted a pre‐season inspection of the Port Hedland Turf Club earlier today. Following the last Port Hedland meeting, the Race Club was directed by Stewards to address a number of important occupational health and safety matters before the venue could be approved for racing in 2015. Despite earlier advice from the Club that…

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New General Manager Racing

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today announced the appointment of Prof. John Yovich to the position of General Manager Racing. Prof. Yovich has extensive skills and experience in the racing industry, both as a participant and through the terms he has served as a Board member for the TAB and more recently RWWA.…

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