Grant Williams has all but wrapped up the Bunbury Turf Club’s Leading Trainer premiership following the breakthrough win of Star Of Husson on Monday. With just the May 1 meeting remaining before the 2013-14 season draws to a close, Williams holds a decisive four point advantage over Simon Foster. Foster, keen to defend his title…Details
The WARTA would like to extend their best wishes to John Gangemi, Gary Gulberti and Rob Smith on their birthday milestones.
Leading trainer Adam Durrant ended the Ascot season with a bang when he prepared a training treble. Drawing first blood for Durrant was rejuvenated galloper Peck who triumphed in the main feature: the Diggers’ Cup (1800m). Fresh from his Albany Cup (2100m) success six days ago and defying a drop back to 1800m and a…Details
The WARTA would like to extend our best wishes to Tom Carey, Adam Fairey, Louise Newman and Sonya Price on their birthday milestones.
The Australian Racing Board has decided to modernise the language for track ratings to be more easily understood by punters especially young people. The ARB issued a revised scale in January and called for public and industry input. Retention of the numerical scale of 1-10 was strongly endorsed by punters whilst most of the submissions…Details
2014/15 THOROUGHBRED DISTRIBUTION Over the coming weeks the RWWA board is expected to approve further increases in distribution to the Western Australian thoroughbred industry for the 2014/15 racing season. In line with the RWWA vision, distribution to stakeholders will be through the form of increased Prizemoney at all levels of racing. Further information will be…Details
BELMONT & LARK HILL TRIALS VENUE DAY DATE NOMS. CLOSE PROGRAMME Lark Hill Monday 28-Apr Entries close 9:30am Thursday 25th April Barrier Trials & Jump Outs Belmont Monday 5-May Entries close 9:30am Thursday 1st May Barrier Trials Belmont Monday 12-May Entries close 9:30am Thursday 8th May Barrier Trials Lark Hill Monday 19-May Entries close 9:30am…Details
The Australian Racing Board (ARB) April quarterly meeting decided issues of importance to the industry, including the following three (3) issues : INTRA-ARTICULAR CORTICOSTEROIDS NEW TRACK RATINGS SCALE AR.178AA – ONE CLEAR DAY PROHIBITION ON ALKALINIZING AGENTS. CLICK HERE to view the ARB’s Media Release outlining the outcomes.Details
The WARTA would like to wish Keith Jeffries, Angela Smith and Kevin Temple all the best on their birthday milestones today.
Geraldton stalwart Gordon Spowart claimed a remarkable 18th Geraldton Trainer’s premiership last week. Spowart ended a stellar 2013-14 season on 98 points, 12 clear of runner-up and defending champion Kim Anderson. Willie Parker filled third placing with 78 points. The race for premiership honours went right down to the wire with only one win separating…Details