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Harrison’s Karrakatta Plate Hoodoo

When it comes to having one of the top chances in a Karrakatta Plate (1200m), trainer David Harrison has been down that path before. Harrison had high hopes of winning his first Karrakatta Plate last year but fell short of the mark when Jericho Missile ran unplaced as favourite. In 2018 his faith rested with […]

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History Of Karrakatta Plate

The Karrakatta Plate is Western Australia’s most prestigious and richest race for two-year-olds. Below is a history of the race. KARRAKATTA PLATE HISTORY The first edition was first run in 1900 and won by Willie. The Karrakatta Plate has held Group 2 status from 1979 to 1984 and since 1999. It was a Group 1 […]

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WA Racing Update – 29 March 2020

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) notes today’s announcement by the WA Premier Mark McGowan regarding the enforcement of social distancing and prevention of mass gatherings around the State. Legislation will be introduced urgently this week in Parliament allowing WA Police to impose $1000 on-the-spot fines to individuals and $5000 on-the-spot fines to businesses not […]

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The Ascot Review: A Snapshot

THE WINNERS: Last Of The Line Our Boy Dylan Floyd Mervyn Mr Kunufa Red Hot Tip Utgard Loki Yadreamin’ Tuscan Queen Cryptic Love TRAINER Stephen Miller has had success in the Melvista Stakes as a jockey, but on Saturday he claimed his first as a trainer with Red Hot Tip. Earlier in race one first […]

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WA Intrastate Travel Restrictions

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) notes today’s announcement by the WA Premier Mark McGowan regarding the introduction of further restrictions on travel within the State from midnight Tuesday, to assist in reducing the spread of COVID-19. The new restrictions will mean that Western Australians will not be permitted to leave their regional boundary. The […]

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