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18
Jan

WA RACING UPDATE – COVID-19

The WA Government has announced masks are mandatory for Perth/Peel and South West regions in all indoor public venues. Therefore, please note the following requirements will be in place for trials and race meetings, located within the Perth/Peel and South West regions: Masks will be mandatory in all indoor areas at racecourses in the Perth/Peel …

18
Jan

CHEVAL DE VAGA REIGNITES HAYLEY’S LOVE OF RACING

Cheval De Vaga’s outstanding run of form has had a twofold effect on Gingin’s Meryl Hayley. After four straight wins the financial rewards sit pretty, but the personal impact can’t be understated. The six-year-olds’ unbeaten record for Hayley is a key confidence lift and equally as importantly has also helped soothe her way back into …

17
Jan

OPTIONS APLENTY FOR GLAMOUR MARE

Simon Miller has a range of options to consider, but he’s almost certain to keep glamour mare Miss Conteki racing in Perth for the remainder of the year. Group 1 races on the eastern seaboard were put on the agenda after the improving five-year-old scored another scintillating win at Ascot on Saturday. The daughter of …

14
Jan

New COVID-19 vaccination requirements in WA racing

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is introducing new rules which require racing participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 12.01am, 5 February 2022. The rule will apply to persons essential to the running of racing, including licensed persons, RWWA and race club race-day staff, who may not already be captured by other government-issued …

12
Jan

ServiceWA app launches to help keep WA safe

The McGowan Government has today launched the ServiceWA app – a free, convenient and secure mobile application that will help Western Australians with WA’s Safe Transition. The app allows people to show proof of vaccination, check in at businesses and venues with SafeWA and access their G2G Pass for interstate travel – all in one …

11
Jan

Harrison notches rare feat

Trainer David Harrison’s top record with two-year-olds continued at Ascot on Saturday when he created a new piece of history for himself, preparing the first four placegetters from only four runners in the Magic Millions Plate (1000m). The longest priced runner of the quartet – Sunny Honey ($18) – defeated luckless filly Lucky Sue ($5) …

11
Jan

Hannah Fitzgerald making promising recovery

Young apprentice jockey Hannah Fitzgerald is making encouraging progress in her road to recovery following a horror race fall at Kalgoorlie on October 30. The 18-year-old was aboard the Jeff Eeles-trained Neurologic in the second-last race of the day when, shortly after crossing the line in fourth place, the gelding clipping heels and dislodged Fitzgerald, …

6
Jan

Vaccination Protocols Explained

“I would encourage everybody to be getting double dose vaccinated as soon as they possibly can.” That was the message to industry participants from David Hunter – head of Racing Operations at Racing Wagering Western Australia – when speaking to TABradio’s The Sports Daily on Thursday morning. Hunter provided some clarification around current racecourse COVID-19 …

5
Jan

Fitzgerald Makes Progress

Young apprentice jockey Hannah Fitzgerald is making encouraging progress in her road to recovery following a horror race fall at Kalgoorlie on October 30. The 18-year-old was aboard the Jeff Eeles-trained Neurologic in the second-last race of the day when, shortly after crossing the line in fourth place, the gelding clipping heels and dislodged Fitzgerald, …

4
Jan

Chairman Update Perth Racing

Perth Racing Chairman Colin Brown joined TABradio’s The Sports Daily on Tuesday morning to answer questions regarding the Belmont Park redevelopment, Ascot racecourse’s future and other pressing matters. BELMONT PARK REDEVELOPMENT: “There will be some direction in the short, medium and long-term about Belmont through this year,” Brown said. “It’s like turning a really big …

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