Perth Cup Facts & Figures

The Perth Cup was first run in 1887 and won by First Prince. It held Group 1 status from 1980 to 1992 and Group 2 from 1993. In the past 25 editions of the Perth Cup 5 mares have won the race: Talent Show (2013), Western Jewell (2012), Luna Tudor (2000m), Palatious (1994) and Mirror…

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Ammendments To The Rules Of Racing

The Australian Racing Board (ARB) has released a number of Amendments to Australian Rules of Racing, effective from 1 February 2015 I encourage Members to take the time to review these Amendments. A summary of each of the Amendments is provided below.  To view the Amendments in full, please click on the relevant links. Amendment…

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Miller Looks Ahead With Longma

Simon Miller breathed a sigh of relief and gained confidence to tackle feature races after Longma struck back to score a runaway victory in the B & T Watson Handicap (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. The Sebring four-year-old relished the addition of blinkers and defied the afternoon’s pattern of racing when he led and skipped…

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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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