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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 …

31
Jul

Essential Spice Can Overcome Weight Rise Says Pearce

Co-trainer Dan Pearce has no fears that talented sprinter Essential Spice will cope with a weight increase in a bid to win back-to-back races at Belmont on Saturday. Essential Spice won the Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m) on June 11 with 54kg on her back and rises to 59kg in the Jockey Celebration Day Sprint (1000m). …

30
Jul

Pike Secures Melbourne Cup Mount

Champion Perth jockey William Pike has secured the ride on the Robert Hickmott-trained German import Schabau in the Melbourne Cup. The son of Pastorious made a spectacular start to his Australian career when he impressively reeled off three straight wins last year. Schabau won a hat trick of races at Flemington between January and February …

28
Jul

WA Feature Winners: 2019-2020 Season

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GROUP & LISTED RACES 2019-2020 Group 1 RACE HORSE JOCKEY TRAINER Railway Stakes Regal Power William Pike G & A Williams Winterbottom Stakes Hey Doc Luke Currie Tony McEvoy Kingston Town Classic Kay Cee Steven Parnham Neville Parnham   GROUP 2 RACE HORSE JOCKEY TRAINER Lee Steere Stakes Star Exhibit Peter Hall Adam …

27
Jul

Peter Knuckey Gives Red Can Man Glowing Appraisal

Experienced jockey Peter Knuckey is confident Red Can Man has the versatility to be a big player in Perth Group 1 races later this year. Knuckey had no reservations making the assessment after the Gingerbread Man three-year-old ran up to his rating in Saturday’s Listed Bolton Sprint (1200m). Racing first-up since April, Red Can Man, …

27
Jul

WA RACING UPDATE

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) would once again like to thank all owners, industry participants and race clubs for their understanding and patience as we have navigated our way through the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see below a reminder regarding current COVID-19 restrictions being implemented for the WA racing industry. On-Course Attendance As the State …

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