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Five Juniors Harnessing Racing WA’s New Driver Program

Racing WA’s new Junior Driver Trainee Program is off and racing, with five young hopefuls currently completing the program under the care of the Racing WA’s Trainer and Assessor Jordan Sprlyan. “The junior driver training program is a part of a wider industry development plan that aims to support drivers as they start their journey […]

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Jones Shelves Queensland Plans

Trainer Ray Jones has resisted the temptation to continue Lavra Joe’s campaign in Queensland, instead deciding to spell the gelding. Lavra Joe was unplaced behind Pinny Tiger in the Narrogin Cup earlier this month, a fortnight after he was withdrawn from the Retravision-Fremantle Cup just minutes prior to start time. Jones had planned for Lavra […]

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Madam Publisher On The Up As McDonald Hopes To Focus On Oaks

Madam Publisher. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows Working for Gary Hall Snr has more than just the driving perks, and Madam Publisher NZ is proof of that, with McDonald getting the chance to train her when Hall Snr made the decision to move her on after her trial back in September 2023. A decision […]

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Bell Pair Draw Favourably In Pearl

The Ryan Bell-trained pair Franco Encore and Waverider have been the big winners from this afternoon’s Team Bond-Pearl Classic (2130m) barrier draw. Franco Encore and Waverider drew barrier one and two respectively, having entered last week’s heats as two of the key contenders for the series. Franco Encore defeated Waverider earlier this month, before he […]

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All Faith In Sister Cherie NZ With Win In Central Wheatbelt Cup

Sister Cherie NZ. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows At 78-years-old, Ray Williams shows no signs of slowing down, and on Sunday at Kellerberrin the astute horseman prepared the Shire Of Kellerberrin Central Wheatbelt Cup winner Sister Cherie NZ who has had an impressive start to racing here in WA. After winning four in a […]

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Majic Bay Delivers First Up Success

Majic Bay getting the win at Narrogin. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows Jeremy Thornton celebrated his bargain buy on Saturday night at Narrogin, with Majic Bay winning first up for the stable after bringing home the four-year-old home from Kellerberrin just 13 days earlier. With a purchase price of just $1000, Thornton took home […]

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Hall Pacer Returning In Fine Form

Champion trainer Gary Hall Snr has declared talented pacer Youre So Fine is as good as he’s ever been, ahead of his return in tonight’s Westral Shadetrack Outdoor Blinds Pace (2130m) at Gloucester Park. The key moment of Youre So Fine’s last campaign was his win in the Pinjarra 4YO Classic (2185m) in November, before […]

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Bond Team Take Aim With Forgotten Pacer

Leading training combination Greg and Skye Bond will be breaking new ground when Bettor Aim makes his imminent return to racing. Bettor Aim hasn’t started for more than five years and had been retired and deregistered from racing. The nine-year-old had his first public outing since February 2019 in a 2185m trial at Pinjarra yesterday, […]

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Diamond Draw Promises Gem Of A Race

Friday night’s Diamond Classic (2130m) has been blown wide open, after dominant filly Water Lou drew the one barrier her trainer Mike Reed didn’t want her to draw. Water Lou has established herself as Perth’s dominant filly over the past six months, having won eight of her past nine starts. The Sweet Lou filly won […]

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Catch A Wave Set For More WA Domination

Catch A Wave and Kate Gath winning The Nullarbor. Photo Credit- Pacepix They managed to leave Western Australia last time with over $700,000 in prizemoney and in November they’re coming back for more, with Andy Gath confirming his plans to head back to the west with Catch A Wave for the WA Pacing Cup. “We […]

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Bell Bullish On Waverider’s Derby Hopes

Trainer Ryan Bell has been no stranger to having talented pacers in his care in recent times. Shockwave and Swingband have both played the role of the headline act for his stable. Despite enjoying a long list of feature race successes with the pair, a WA Derby is a notable absentee. However, Bell thinks this […]

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Wave Back For Pacing Cup

Reigning Nullarbor and Retravision-Fremantle Cup winner Catch A Wave is set to return to Perth for November’s TABtouch-WA Pacing Cup (2536m). Trainer Andy Gath confirmed the news to Thetrotscomau X platform he had plans to make another trip to Perth with his stable star, following a successful first trip last month. Gath said the trip […]

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Pinny Tiger Off For Well Deserved Break After Win In Narrogin Cup

Pinny Tiger and Feeling Aces fighting it out in the Narrogin Cup. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows Punters were confident that Pinny Tiger would get the job done in the 2024 TABtouch Narrogin Pacing Cup (2662m) on Saturday, May 11, but it was an exciting race to the line with Feeling Aces going down […]

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Treble For Giles Inwood At Bunbury on Friday

Veeforvictory getting the win. Photo credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows Friday May 10 we saw a dual meeting Friday night card, with Gloucester Park and Bunbury running simultaneously throughout the night. It was a night to remember for Giles Inwood down in Bunbury, with the 39-year-old claiming training honours with a treble on the night. […]

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The Last Word – The 2024 Narrogin Pacing Cup

Vultan Tin after his 2021 win in the Narrogin Cup. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows As the country cups continue to ramp up, the listed $35,000 TABtouch Narrogin Pacing Cup is just one day away on Saturday May 11, with the race shaping up to be one hell of a contest. Pinny Tiger will […]

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Voak Set For Winning Weekend

Leading reinsman Chris Voak looks set to further entrench himself in the top two on the WA Drivers Premiership standings, with strong chances over the next two nights. Retravision-Fremantle Cup placegetter Pinny Tiger headlines Voak’s drive over the two nights, having drawn barrier one in the TABtouch-Narrogin Cup (2662m). The Michael Brennan-trained pacer looks set […]

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Lavra Joe Seeking Narrogin Cup Consolation

Less than a fortnight after he was scratched just minutes before the Retravision-Fremantle Cup (2936m), Lavra Joe is set to take his place in Saturday’s Narrogin Cup (2662m). The gelding was sensationally withdrawn from the Group 1 event at Gloucester Park last Friday week after he had a pre-race colic attack. Lavra Joe was considered […]

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Blue Tree Project leaves mark on Byford Trotting Training Complex

A dead tree received a blue makeover at the Byford Trotting Training Complex today, 7 May, in support of mental health awareness. The painting formed part of Racing WA’s Community Fund partnership with the Blue Tree Project, with the collaboration on a mission to spread the message “it’s OK to not be OK”. Racing and […]

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Fillies Chance To Shine In Diamond Heats

Exciting pacer Water Lou headlines tonight’s 3YO Diamond Classic (2130m) heats at Gloucester Park, where she will be looking to score her sixth consecutive win. The Mike Reed-trained filly, who won the 2YO Diamond Classic last August, has drawn barrier six in the first of two heats. Relatively Arma and Lenora Jane, who have drawn […]

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Tiger Lou NZ Impresses At First Appearance In WA

Tiger Lou NZ getting the win at Kellerberrin. Photo Credit – Photography by Jodie Hallows Tiger Lou NZ made her Australian debut one to remember, giving her new connections a victorious start with a win at Kellerberrin on Sunday, May 5, trained by Matt Scott and driven by country specialist Shannon Suvaljko. After starting from […]

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