Rwwa Stewards Report: Owen Gilbride

The resumption of the Stewards inquiry to hear further evidence from another veterinarian in defence of the charge issued to Mr Gilbride under AR178E alleging that he administered a medication by way of injection to the horse GOTTABEYOU on race day prior to Race 8 at Ascot on Wednesday 5 March 2014, a race in…

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Pinjarra Transferred To Northam

Stewards conducted an inspection of the Pinjarra Park race track surface earlier today. Concerns with some areas of the track were identified during the previous race meeting on Thursday, 17 July 2014 which the Pinjarra Race Club and RWWA Stewards have continued to monitor.  As part of today’s inspection two horses galloped on the course…

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Another Case For Business Plan

As a bloodstock tax adviser, I’m continually reviewing new tax cases to find those that have special significance to the tax issues facing the racing and breeding These cases need not only to do with industry players taking on the ATO (or vice versa!) but also cases where the issues and principles apply very much…

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Country Racing Association Award Winners

Sean Casey’s consistent season was rewarded when he won the 2013/2014 Country Racing Association’s Ramsay’s Horse Transport Leading Trainer title. Casey, who ended the racing season on 183 points, finished well ahead of runner-up Noel Pateman (123) and third placegetter, Tom Pike (103). Casey’s teenage jockey son, Jake, almost made it a double celebration for…

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North Eastern Goldfields Country Cups Bonus

The Country Racing Association advises there is a $5000 Leading Trainer’s Bonus for the upcoming North Eastern Goldfields Country Cup meetings. To be eligible trainers must have starters at all three meetings: Leonora (October 4), Laverton (October 11) and Leinster (Oct 18). For further information contact John Biggs, Secretary/Treasurer Country Racing Association, on 0418935594.  

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Express Double At Northam

Danehill Express sired another double at Northam on Thursday to bring Mungrup Stud closer to a record-breaking season in 2013-14. Mungrup stallions have sired 146 winners of 224 races in Australia with a week of the season remaining.  Together, their progeny have earned over $6.71 million. Oratorio leads the roster with 56 winners of 84…

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RWWA Hall of Fame Nominations-Thoroughbreds

Racing and Wagering Western Australian (RWWA) has announced 30 nominees for possible induction into the Western Australian Racing Hall of Fame (WARHOF). WARHOF honours champions from across the thoroughbred, harness racing and greyhound codes and inductees will be welcomed into the Hall of Fame at a gala ceremony at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre…

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Touchstone Farm PromotionTo WARTA Members

Touchstone Farm wishes to advise Western Australian Racing Trainers’ Association members of their special promotion Touchstone Farm are able to offer two serves to Planet Five and one serve to Vital Equine. Touchstone Farm, a great supporter of WA racing and WARTA members, is also offering a $1000 agistment voucher. Touchstone Farm has recently commenced…

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