The added incentive of being Western Australian bred...
When looking to purchase a puppy or race dog, one factor that should be considered is whether or not it is Western Australian Bred. Any puppy registered in Western Australia is placed into the WESTCHA$E scheme, and the added bonuses for specific wins can provide a windfall for owners. The scheme was developed to encourage breeding within Western Australia, and to entice participants and newcomers to invest in locally bred stock.
Western Australian Bred chasers are eligible for maiden, novice and city class race bonuses, and get the opportunity to compete in a host of rich WA Bred events throughout the year including:
The WESTCHA$E scheme has continued to develop over the past few years, and new owners should be aware that when purchasing a WA bred pup or race dog that there can be some significant bonuses attached to some of their wins.
|WESTCHASE Bonuses Based on Race Class / Type||Returns to Connections of WA Bred Winners|
|Group Race Finals||Owners||Breeders|
Perth Cup (520m) & Galaxy (715m)
All Star Sprint, WA Oaks & WA Derby (520m)
Birthday Cup (405m), Mandurah Cup (490m); Young Stars Classic & Perth Cup Consolation (520m)
|Group Race Heats|
|All non-Group Race, non-WA Bred City Class Finals||$2,000||$2,000|
|All non-Group Race, non-WA Bred Provincial Class Finals||$1,000||$1,000|
|All non-Group Race, non-WA Bred Country Class Finals||$500||$500|
|All City Class winners||$750||$750|
|Provincial & Country Class||$500||$500|
|Provincial & Country Class||$250||$250|
|WA Bred Only Feature Events|
WA Bred Championship, "The Peter Thomas" & "The Sandi's Me Mum"" (520m)
"The Shorts" & "The Great Western" (405m); "The Sandgroper" (490m) & "The Claude Powell" (Cannington - 520m)
WA Bred Country Cup (509m)
|The Scheme's Signature Event - "The WESTCHASE"|
|Other Unplaced Runners||$500|