RWWA Stewards Report: Sharon Taylor

Thursday, 26 March 2015 MEDIA RELEASE Thoroughbred – Stewards Inquiry – Trainer Ms Sharon Taylor – IGNITION RWWA Stewards have been advised by the ChemCentre in Perth, that cobalt at a concentration in excess of 200 micrograms per litre, being the threshold prescribed in the Thoroughbred Rules of Racing, has been detected in a urine…

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Racehorse Welfare

Dear Member As you are no doubt aware, the recent events surrounding greyhound racing and the live baiting scandal has again brought animal welfare issues into focus surrounding not just the greyhound racing industry, but across all racing codes. The animal welfare groups have cleverly tapped into community attitudes which are deeply sensitive and highly…

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Hill Burns For Fire Born

Jockey Ryan Hill is confident Fire Born can end an exasperating run and return to the winner’s list when she tackles the Listed Raconteur Stakes (1500m) at Ascot on Saturday. Hill has formed a strong association with the Oratorio filly who looked set for a fruitful campaign after returning to post a smart win over…

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Maybe Next Year For Hammarquist

It’s a race that has frustratingly eluded him, it’s one he desperately wants to win but trainer Graeme Hammarquist has erred on the side of patience with Maybe Next Year. The four-year-old has shot to prominence and with a string of top performances he is in the hunt to take out Geraldton’s Leading Horse of…

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Cyber Crime Poised For Geraldton Cup

Jockey Pat Carbery believes Cyber Crime is primed to halt the dominance of Adam Durrant’s stable as he strives to defend his Geraldton Cup (2100m) crown on Sunday. Carbery says Cyber Crime is ready to reproduce his best form after trainer Alan Mathews was forced to abandon his previous preparation in the summer. Benefiting from…

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ATA Industrial Update

 INDUSTRIAL UPDATE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS  APRIL – JUNE 2015  Members are advised of upcoming Public Holidays in APRIL, MAY and JUNE 2015, listed as follows  – APRIL Friday 3 April 2015 – GOOD FRIDAY All States & Territories Saturday 4 April 2015 – EASTER SATURDAY All States & Territories except TAS & WA Sunday 5 April 2015 – EASTER SUNDAY …

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