BUNBURY RACECOURSE RE-DEVELOPMENT UPDATE

Earthworks are going ahead on the racing and training tracks, with the stripping of topsoil in four of the zones now complete and the remainder underway. The diagram below shows the layout of the construction zones on the course.  Bulk earthworks are well advanced, down to 1,500mm below ground level, with the contractor avoiding the acid sulphate soil below 1,500mm. Acid sulphate water treatment is under way through the infiltration basin constructed. Civcon is also progressing with wetlands…

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Western Australian Racing Trainers Association AGM

Notice of Annual General Meeting of the Western Australian Racing Trainers Association (Inc.) Licensed trainers are advised that the AGM for the WA Racing Trainers Association (WARTA) is to be held 1pm Tuesday 12th of October 2021 @Ascot Racecourse Retiring committee (5) Stephen Rowe (president), Warwick Bradshaw (executive officer), Ben Pearce (seconded 2020) and Renee…

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HARRISON AIMS MISSILE AT KALGOORLIE

If there is are concerns over Jericho Missile running out a strong 1400m in Thursday’s Tabtouch Hannans Handicap, then trainer David Harrison doesn’t subscribe to it. A Belgravia Stakes (1200m) winner as a three-year-old, Jericho Missile can give Harrison his second success in Kalgoorlie’s main sprint after McLurch came from near last to win in…

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IT’S SHOW TIME FOR SPRING RACING

addle up with The Races WA to feel the thrill of being a jockey in a virtual horse racing experience at the Perth Royal Show. A giant six-metre-round digital racecourse will display virtual racing, allowing showgoers to join in by riding a hobby horse or running alongside the on-screen competitors. The adventurous can also mount…

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Olive Eyes Off Black Heart Bart

Sue Olive harbours ambitions of sharing her first feature race victory with Mystical View in Saturday’s Listed Black Heart Bart Stakes (1200m) at Belmont Park. Olive is having her second crack at a stakes race after Kaymay contested the Group 3 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Ascot last April. Mystical View can claim her…

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JERICHO MISSILE ON TARGET FOR HANNANS

David Harrison says Jericho Missile can prove himself worthy of a trip to the Goldfields when he tackles the Nicopolis Stakes (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday. If Jericho Missile can produce a top performance in the $100,000 event, Harrison will set his sights on the Listed Hannans Handicap (1400m) in Kalgoorlie. “I’ll give him this…

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NOTORIOUS ONE FACES FARNLEY TEST

Notorious One can continue his progression towards Ascot feature races later this year when he attempts to claim a winning hat trick at Belmont Park on Saturday. Notorious One meets his toughest test to date in the Listed Farnley Stakes (1400m), but co-trainer Michael Gangemi is confident he’s ready to take the next step. “I’m…

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NEW RACING AND WAGERING BOARD DIRECTORS

xpressions of interest are open for two directors on the Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) Board. As the peak racing body in Western Australia, RWWA provides strategic direction and leadership to the development, integrity and welfare of the state’s racing industry. RWWA is the controlling authority of thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing in Western…

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