2013-14 Trainer Feature Wins

Adam Durrant: Listed Belmont Guineas (Tick Tick Bloom), Belmont Oaks (Tick Tick Bloom) Feature: Albany Cup (Peck) Neville Parnham: Group 3 Northerly Stakes (Playing God), Listed Starstruck Classic (Bippo No Bungus) Grant Williams: Group 2 WA Derby (Respondent) Group 3 Belmont Sprint (Elite Belle), Hyperion Stakes (Elite Belle) Listed Belgravia Stakes (Arcadia Rose), Northam Cup…

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Bolord On Track In Victoria

Geisel Park mare Vintrack has a promising two year-old in Victoria named Bolord. The Tony Noonan trained gelding has been nominated to make his debut at Seymour or Bairnsdale this Sunday, August 3. Bolord (2g God’s Own – Vintrack by Blackfriars) was an impressive two length trial winner at Cranbourne earlier this month.  He races…

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Universal Ruler Cements Top 5

Belmont winner Calabria Joe has propelled Universal Ruler into the Top 5 on Australia’s first-season premiership for 2013-14. Calabria Joe had been runner-up on debut at Pinjarra before a milestone victory in the Westspeed Nursery (1400m) at Belmont’s rain-shortened meeting on Saturday.  “He’s my first-ever two year-old winner,” trainer Justin Warwick said.  “Hopefully, the horse…

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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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