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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Kalgoorlie Preview With Pat Bermingham Jnr

Pat Bermingham Jnr is confident Super Ninny can withstand the visiting invasion in the 2YO & 3YO Goldfields Magic Millions Classic (1200m) on Sunday. The inaugural race is dominated by Perth trainers with Neville Parnham, Adam Durrant and David Harrison controlling five of the nine horse field. Super Ninny, who is resuming, Neil Dellar’s Condescending…

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City Slickers For Western Australia

Proven USA stallion City Place has been bought to stand at Yarradale Stud this season.  A son of Storm Cat, he has built up a superb 82% winning strike-rate since retiring to stud in Florida. The City Place announcement comes just a day after Yarradale confirmed it will stand USA shuttler War Chant on a…

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RWWA Stewards Media Release: Trent Brown

Thoroughbred – Stewards Inquiry – Trainer Mr Trent Brown – BRAVOSI RWWA Stewards have been advised by the ChemCentre in Perth, that the post race urine sample taken from BRAVOIS prior to it competing and winning in Race 2 the Professionals Kalgoorlie Maiden (1100m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday, 15 June 2014, has detected the prohibited…

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