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WA Racing News Update

PADDY’S SHADOW Trainer Raquel Williams sadly announced the retirement of her tough mare, Paddy’s Shadow after Saturday’s Strickland Stakes (2000m). The Dane Shadow seven-year-old raced on 56 occasions for seven wins and 16 placings and earned $528,800 in prize money. She was a dual winner of the Bunbury Cup (2021 & 2022) and ran a […]

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Leadership renewal in WA racing

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) welcomes new leader Karen Farley and farewells long-serving Board Chair Jeff Ovens. Karen is a Senior Appeals Consultant at Legal Aid WA and has taught at UWA, Notre Dame and Murdoch University law schools. She is a member of the Peppermint Grove Shire and chairs the Racing Penalties Appeal […]

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McCallum Has The Drive Back

There isn’t much Campbell McCallum hasn’t done in racing. He’s ridden a Broome Cup winner and trained metropolitan winners. In the past week he’s added driving standardbreds to the list of achievements. The 32-year-old drove in his first trial at Wanneroo last Thursday and had another two at Byford yesterday. All three horses won. McCallum […]

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Setback For Prince Turbo

Courageous eight-year-old Prince Turbo could have run his final race after his brave victory in Saturday’s G3 Strickland Stakes (2000m) at Belmont. Trainer Jason Miller said Prince Turbo will be sent for scans, but fears the Vital Equine gelding may have suffered a career-ending third tendon injury. “To put a bit of a dampener on […]

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4 From 5 For Maddy Young at Wagin

Maddy Young on board Mister Ardee at Middleton Beach in Albany. Photo Credit: Ashlea Brennan Photography (ABP)   With five drives on her book for Friday night at Wagin, Young walked away with four winners on the card, a first for the 27-year-old.   “It was my first treble and then first four winners.” Young […]

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