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Thoroughbred

Vale Marjorie Charleson

Racing and Wagering Western Australian (RWWA) extends their deepest condolences to the family of Marjorie Charleson, who sadly passed away on Saturday, aged 88. Charleson came to Australia from a sheep farm on New Zealand’s South Isle to pursue an acting career, but her influence on Western Australian racing is where she left an indelible […]

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History Of The Belmont Newmarket

BELMONT NEWMARKET The $150,000 Listed Belmont Newmarket is the first feature race of the 2019-2020 racing season. Below is an overview of the race BELMONT NEWMARKET OVERVIEW The Belmont Newmarket was first run in 1945 and won by Lord Treat, who was again successful and repeated the feat the following year. The Listed Belmont Newmarket […]

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Greyhound, Uncategorised

TOMMY RETURNS FOR WA SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Gun sprinter Tommy Shelby makes his return to the races this Saturday night when he exits box two in a heat of the Sign Strategy WA Sprint Championship at Cannington. The Steve Withers trained speedster was last seen on July 11 when runner up behind Playlist in the Group 1 Vic Peters Final at Wentworth […]

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WA Racing Update – 7 August 2020

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) advises that as of 11.59pm, Monday 10 August, the following biosecurity measures will apply to the transfer of all horses travelling from interstate: Any horse travelling into WA from interstate must go to a non-licensed property for a minimum of 24 hours and cannot proceed directly to any licensed […]

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Industry Update – Sale of the WA TAB

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) acknowledges the announcement today by the WA Government, regarding the sale of the WA TAB. Prior to COVID-19, the negotiations of the sale were well advanced with TABcorp. The WA Government and RWWA both engaged productively with TABcorp to fully explore the potential for a mutually beneficial transaction. The […]

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