RWWA Stewards Media Release (Hec McLaren)

 Thoroughbred – Stewards Inquiry – STEP RIGHT UP (Trainer Mr Hec McLaren) RWWA Stewards today concluded an inquiry into a report received from the ChemCentre in Perth, that oxyphenbutazone (a metabolite of phenylbutazone) was detected in the urine sample taken from STEP RIGHT UP after winning Race 6, the Perth Racing Become A Member Today…

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Public Holiday Announcements

Member enquiries about Public Holidays in general,thedays that are observedas Public Holidays,and in particular the entitlements relating to Casual Employees are the most common received in relation to the Christmas and New Year Period. A brief summary of information is provided below that we trust you will find useful with regard to these enquiries. The…

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Perth Magic Millions Catalogue On Line

The cream of Western Australia’s yearling crop will go under the hammer at the 2015 Perth Magic Millions at Belmont Park on February 17 and 18. The 396 strong catalogue is now online at  www.magicmillions.com.au Group 1 graduates of the Perth Magic Millions include Scenic Blast, Luckygray, Moment of Change, Eagle Regiment, Playing God, Barely…

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Wagg Dismisses Critics

Trainer Paula Wagg has dismissed critics of Balmont Girl’s performance in last Saturday week’s Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m). Wagg said there were genuine excuses for Balmont Girl’s failure when she finished 10th of 16 to Sydney galloper, Moriarty. It was a rare miss from the five-year-old who posted one win and two placings…

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Travinator Primed For Return

After enduring a frustrating 2014 Dan Pearce believes Travinator deserves to bow out the year with a feature win. Two throat operations and a number of niggling injuries has restricted the talented gelding to just three starts. The six-year-old speedster defeated Terkel at Ascot, ran second to glamour mare Magnifisio in the Northam Stakes and…

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A New Guy At Geraldton

It might only be a maiden at Geraldton, but for Tania Guy it’s just as important as a Group 1 race at Flemington. Guy saddles Our Two Bobs Worth in the Warrick Nevill Property Maiden, her first ever official starter in a race. For Guy, who had no previous family history  in thoroughbred racing, it’s been…

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Durrant’s Cox Stakes Campaign

Leading trainer Adam Durrant has not given up on Mr Moet and Chester Road returning to the winner’s list as they step up their campaign in the Group 2 C.B Cox Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. With stable mates Real Love and Real Charm posting exhilarating wins and leading the stable charge in feature races…

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Vale Ross McDonald

Racing Victoria (RV) Chief Executive Bernard Saundry has paid tribute to astute Caulfield trainer Ross McDonald who passed away this morning following a battle with illness. Saundry said McDonald was a gifted horseman who had built a lasting legacy in the Victorian racing industry during almost four decades as a successful trainer and mentor. “The Victorian…

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