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17
Sep

MCDONAGH’S CREW MISSING ASCOT

In a blow to trainer, Kieran McDonagh, talented gelding Cockney Crew has been ruled out of the Ascot carnival with an eye injury. “He had an ulcer removed from his eye and I’ve run out of time to get him ready and fit for a summer campaign,” McDonagh told The Races WA. “I was expecting …

17
Sep

TRIPLE MISSILE HITS THE MARK FOR MCGRUDDY

Triple Missile shapes like an exciting prospect after making an impressive winning debut at Belmont on Wednesday. In a dazzling first-up display, Triple Missile ran away with the Mumm Champagne Handicap (1000m), scoring by a dominant 2 ¼ lengths. Displaying a burst of speed in the straight, Triple Missile scored a comfortable victory over Excerpt …

17
Sep

Pope’s Divine Boulder Cup Home

Trainer Brett Pope is convinced Divine Shadow can progress to stakes grade and record a career-best win in the Blue Spec Drilling Boulder Cup (2105m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. Pope, in search of his first feature victory in Kalgoorlie, said Divine Shadow proved he was capable of going the next step after a slashing run …

11
Sep

Friday Knight To Make Saturday Stand

Trainer Chris Gangemi is confident Friday Knight will make a winning debut in the Amelia Park Plate (1000m) at Belmont Park tomorrow. The gelding has won all three of his trials ahead of his debut tomorrow, including an impressive effort over 1000m on August 31. Gangemi said he had enormous faith in the son of …

9
Sep

RWWA Announces a $16M Boost in Funding to WA Racing Industry

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today announces it will provide an additional $16 million in funding to the State’s racing industry for the 2020/21 season. This commitment will see a total of $180 million in distribution, grants and subsidies ($165.9M budgeted in FY2020) provided directly to WA racing participants, as well as an additional …

8
Sep

Vale Keith Watson

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) extends their deepest condolences to the family of Keith Watson, who sadly passed away after a boating incident Monday. As a leading jockey in Western Australia for many years, Mr Watson was a well-regarded and respected member of the WA racing community. In addition to riding in all States …

8
Sep

Hannans An Option For Rejuvenated Western Temple

Leading Goldfields trainer Peter Fernie admits he’s spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding the immediate future for Hahn Electrical-Coolgardie Cup (1760m) winner Western Temple. Western Temple, formerly trained by Adam Durrant and owned by Bob and Sandra Peters, finished second to Massimo in his first two runs for Fernie, before taking out yesterday’s …

3
Sep

MILLER HAS A FAIR SHOT IN COOLGARDIE CUP

Stephen Miller is no stranger to Coolgardie Cup success. He has won it four times as a jockey and last year posted his first victory as a trainer with Fair Sonari. Miller has the challenge of bucking history as only one other horse has won the Coolgardie Cup (1760m) in consecutive years, but it’s a …

3
Sep

JADED HALL DELIGHTED TO BE BACK ON VITAL SILVER

Top jockey Peter Hall, fresh from his Darwin Cup heroics with Ihtsahymn, is delighted to be back on home turf and riding at Belmont on Saturday. Hall is eager to return with a bang when he reunites with another grey galloper, Vital Silver, in the $100,000 Jolly Beggar Stakes (1000m). Hall has a perfect record …

1
Sep

WESTSPEED PLATINUM STALLIONS FOR UPCOMING BREEDING SEASON

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has released the list of Westspeed Platinum Stallions for the upcoming thoroughbred breeding season. While horses by Westspeed Platinum sires in the upcoming breeding season are of course eligible for the lucrative additional bonuses, EPONA credits may also be redeemed for service fees to these stallions. In late 2019, …

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