Ascot Track Update Meeting

Stakeholders and trainers are encouraged to attend a 9am meeting at Ascot on Friday November13 to discuss issues concerning the Ascot track Perth Racing Track Manager, Cameron Sutherland, will walk and test the Ascot surface with stewards, trainers, jockeys and any owners. Perth Racing believe an open and transparent discussion is the best way to…

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Shining Time For Pearce

If Shining Time can repeat anything resembling her last-start run she will be hard to beat in the Mark Bayliss Handicap (1100m) at Bunbury on Thursday. Those sentiments are shared by trainer Ben Pearce after the Helenus mare bungled the start at Northam before powering home for an eye-catching third. Shining Knight lost as much…

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RWWA Media Release: Andrew Latassa

Thoroughbred – Stewards Inquiry – CHILLY RECEPTION (Trainer Mr Andrew Latassa) RWWA Stewards today inquired into a report from the ChemCentre in Perth, that the pre-race blood sample taken from CHILLY RECEPTION prior to it competing in Race 2, the Variety At The Races Handicap (1500m) at Ascot on 1 November 2014 was found to…

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RWWA Stewards Report: Grant Williams

Thoroughbred – Stewards Inquiry – GOTTABEYOU (Trainer Mr G Williams) RWWA Stewards today resumed the adjourned inquiry involving trainer Mr Grant Williams into the presentation and subsequent withdrawal of GOTTABEYOU from Ascot on 5 March 2014 following a report by the on course veterinarian that an inspection of the mare found it to have a…

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Magnificent Magnifisio

Magnifisio overcame a distance query to post a hard-earned victory in the Group 2 WAROA-Lee Steere Stakes at Ascot yesterday. At her first attempt at 1400m, Magnifisio settled fourth for jockey Jason Brown and dug deep to haul in frontrunner, Fuchsia Bandana. A long-head separated the pair with a further two lengths to third placegetter,…

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Perth Racing Dress Code

Western Australian trainers are encouraged to adhere to Perth Racing’s dress code within the mounting yard enclosure. While the majority of our representatives dress appropriately there is still a minority that are damaging the image of WA trainers. Perth Racing are cognisant that many trainers are dealing with horses on race days and while a…

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The Truth About The Racing Industry

My name is Nicole Tassone and I run a life after racing program called ‘Raising the Standards’. Across the past five years I have gained a comprehensive overview of horsemanship, inclusive of both the racing industry and equestrian sport. I am someone who has been given a rare opportunity to see not only what goes…

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