Morton’s Twin City Assault

Dan Morton will be absent from Ascot on Saturday but the in-form trainer still expects his stable to exert a major influence. One Off The Wood appears to have strong winning claims in the opening event and Orright in race five cannot be discounted. Morton will be at Flemington putting the final touches to Watermans…

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Sigley’s Pinjarra Classic Charge

Vaughn Sigley will instruct jockey Takahide Ikenushi to go forward and lead on Dawn Approach in the $120,000 Listed ‘Chaff City’ Pinjarra Classic (1300m) on Sunday. Similar tactics proved successful when Dawn Approach posted a hat trick including features in the Mungrup Stud Sprint (1300m) and Miss Andretti Stakes (1200m). Ikenushi will be desperate to…

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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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