Jockey Weights to be Temporarily Lifted by 1kg in WA

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) advises that from Wednesday 25 March 2020, all weight allocations for jockeys in the State will be temporarily increased by 1kg as a protective health measure against COVID-19. RWWA CEO Richard Burt said the decision was an important precautionary measure to protect Western Australian jockeys. “This decision has been…

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The Trial Report

Recap yesterday’s trials at Belmont Park. Missed the Belmont trials yesterday? Watch @santassnippets and Digby Beacham review the highlights of the morning.@TABradio @TAB_touch @PerthRacing @OfficialRWWA pic.twitter.com/k0Vy2UAuYp — The Races WA (@theracesWA) March 17, 2020

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RWWA Launches Website Dedicated to Retired Racehorses

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated Off the Track WA website to assist in the transition of retired racehorses to equestrian and pleasure pursuits. The website, www.offthetrackwa.com.au, forms part of a series of commitments presented in RWWA’s WA Racehorse Welfare Plan to further safeguard the welfare of…

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Mike Santich: The Croation Sensation

Mike Santich has had an extraordinary knack of producing inexpensive gallopers to perform exceptionally well as juveniles in recent years, however, the mechanic-turned-trainer’s latest acquisition may well prove to be his best yet. Santich’s home-bred filly, Starfield Impact, resumed from a spell with an impressive win in the $100,000 Listed Supremacy Stakes (1000m) at Ascot…

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WA Racing Update (COVID-19) – 16 March

A dedicated page has been set-up on the RWWA website to provide up to date information for the Western Australian racing industry, in response to the Federal Government and health authorities advice regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our industry as well as the wider community remains of paramount concern and RWWA will…

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Fraud Advice – WA Trainers

**Trainers Be Aware** Trainers and stable managers need to be aware of fraudulent activity that has impacted stables in recent days. Emails purported to be from regular suppliers such as farriers and pre trainers, requesting payment of seemingly legitimate accounts with NEW or changed bank account numbers have been received and acted upon by at…

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Mature Laverrod Set For Big Campaign

Promising galloper Laverrod will launch a lucrative autumn campaign at Ascot tomorrow in the Hawaiian Ride For Youth Handicap (1000m). The Toronado gelding has been earmarked for a shot at the $500,000 VOBIS Gold Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on April 18 as he looks to stretch out over more ground this preparation. Laverrod showed enormous…

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RWWA Seeking Re-Trainer for New Welfare Facility

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today released a tender for the provision of re-trainer services for its new equine welfare facility, the Off the Track WA Estate, in North Dandalup. The Estate forms part of RWWA’s WA Racehorse Welfare Plan and will act as a multi-purpose welfare facility for the use of re-training…

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Ross Price Charting Bunbury Cup Success

A strong trackwork gallop at Bunbury on Thursday has given trainer Ross Price additional confidence that Arctic Stream can win the Listed Furphy Bunbury Cup (2000m) on Sunday. The High Chaparral five-year-old is out to claim consecutive feature race victories after winning the Listed Detonator Stakes (1800m) at Ascot two weeks ago. “I was really…

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The Trial Report

Talented juvenile Brooklyn Pier looks on track for his return in upcoming two-year-old feature races after a solid trial performance. Recap Monday’s heats with the Trial Report WATCH: THE TRIAL REPORT | 3 MARCH 2020 Missed today’s Belmont trials? @santassnippets and Digby Beacham review the highlights from this morning.@TABradio @TAB_touch @PerthRacing @OfficialRWWA pic.twitter.com/U0NOKtZamt — The…

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