Vice Chairman Resignation

The Chairman of Perth Racing (The Western Australian Turf Club – WATC) Mr Ted van Heemst, today announced the resignation of Vice Chairman, Mr Edward G Rigg due to personal reasons. Mr Rigg, an avid racegoer and successful horse owner / breeder was elected to the Committee in October 2012 and was appointed Vice Chairman…

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Vice Chairman Resignation

MEDIA RELEASE The Chairman of Perth Racing (The Western Australian Turf Club – WATC) Mr Ted van Heemst, today announced the resignation of Vice Chairman, Mr Edward G Rigg due to personal reasons. Thursday 19 February 2015 Vice Chairman Resigns, Perth Racing Mr Rigg, an avid racegoer and successful horse owner / breeder was elected…

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Maley’s Milestone Weekend

Megg’s Currency may have caught a few learned judges off guard but her win on Saturday came as no surprise to trainer Ashley Maley and jockey Shaun McGruddy. Defying her $41 TAB rating, Megg’s Currency surged past Flying Force and Studio Fifty Four, giving Maley his first city win on a Saturday. Megg’s Currency was…

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ATA Statement-Cobalt Rule

The ATA is disappointed and concerned that Racing Victoria has chosen to decline our formal request to provide an explanation as to why no advice or warnings were issued when the Local Rule of Racing (LR 68A) establishing a threshold for cobalt was introduced in Victoria in April 2014. The Australian Rule of Racing, introduced…

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Morton’s Magic Millions

Dan Morton must be looking forward to the Magic Millions programme at Ascot on Saturday. He has been a major player on this day in recent years; particularly in the 2Y0 Classic series. He has won the past two editions of the race: Cadenza last year and Camporella in 2013. A record breaking third consecutive…

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