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Regional pride and prestige at stake for 2021 WA Fashions on the Field winner

Harriet Tunstall from Kalgoorlie has today been crowned the winner of the prestigious WA Fashions on the Field Final. The stakes were high at the Crown Perth Winterbottom Race Day at Ascot Racecourse, with 12 finalists from across the State competing for the top prize of $10 000 cash from TABtouch, a racing holiday for two to the 2022 Broome Cup and $5000 worth […]

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From Orphan Foal to Alcoa Cup Winner, The Watch Maker Continues to Defy Odds

The Watch Maker with Trainer/Driver Jocelyn Young after his win in the ALCOA Cup. Photography by Jodie Hallows.   There was a great crowd on course for the Long Weekend Monday meeting at Pinjarra for the 2021 $10,250 ALCOA Cup, with this year’s cup going the way of the Jocelyn Young trained The Watch Maker […]

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The Last Word – Friday September 24

Tomorrow night sees a competitive 10 event card at Gloucester Park. Get The Last Word for each race below. RACE 1 – ALLWOOD STUD SIRES, STALLIONS OF TODAY AND THE FUTURE PACE (ALTA ENGEN): “ Nathan Turvey (BLUE BLAZER): “Nice draw. Going well.” Gary Hall Snr (ALTA INTRIGUE): “It looks the one’s race to lose. […]

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Bunbury & Pinjarra Wrap Up

Mr Fantastic NZ taking out the second at Bunbury. Photo Credit: Photography by Jodie Hallows   Sport Sport Sport broke through for her maiden win after saluting the judge six out of her last seven attempts. Taking out the first at Bunbury on Saturday night for trainer/driver Aiden De Campo, the two-year-old led all the […]

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2021 LADIES OF RACING WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today announced the winners of the 2021 Ladies of Racing Awards, celebrating the diverse roles of women in the thoroughbred racing industry.  The awards showcase women’s achievements in the categories of Leadership, Dedication to Thoroughbred Racing, Welfare and Administration.  The 170 attendees saw one of the State’s iconic racing personalities, Brittany Taylor, win the Ladies of Racing Leadership Award.   As the daughter of highly respected Western Australian trainer and former jockey Jim Taylor, and […]

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WA Racing Update – COVID-19

Please note that the WA Government have advised that due to an evolving situation relating to COVID-19, masks will now be mandatory indoors and outdoors for the Peel and Perth region. This means people in Perth and Peel – and anyone from Perth and Peel in other regions of WA – must wear a mask inside […]

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Neufbosc Out Of Carlyon Cup

Perth Cup winner Neufbosc’s return to racing will have to wait at least another week, after a foot abscess ruled him out of tomorrow’s Group 3 Carlyon Cup (1600m) at Caulfield. The six-year-old will now likely have to make his return at Flemington next Saturday or wait a fortnight for the Blue Diamond meeting at […]

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Triple Missile Hits The Mark For McGruddy

Triple Missile shapes like an exciting prospect after making an impressive winning debut at Belmont on Wednesday. In a dazzling first-up display, Triple Missile ran away with the Mumm Champagne Handicap (1000m), scoring by a dominant 2 ¼ lengths. Displaying a burst of speed in the straight, Triple Missile scored a comfortable victory over Excerpt […]

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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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First Law Stamps Guineas Credentials

The Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) features prominently in trainer Simon Miller’s plans for First Law, who ended is maiden tag in dominant fashion at Belmont on Wednesday. First Law was sent out the $2.20 favourite in the Amelia Park Plate (1200m) after a debut fourth to Dunbar last month and he didn’t disappoint at […]

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Mississippi Delta’s Test In Seacorp-Hyperion Stakes

It won’t surprise leading owner Bob Peters if Seacorp-Hyperion Stakes (1600m) favourite Mississippi Delta doesn’t land first prize in the $160,000 Group 3 feature at Belmont on Saturday. Mississippi Delta went into the Belmont Sprint (1400m) first-up since winning the Perth Cup in January and produced a terrific run, a slashing seventh behind stable mate […]

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The Magic Is Back For Vega

Vega Magic is back! 259 days since his last start, 658 days since his last win and 3 ½ years since he last raced in Perth, Vega Magic scored a sensational comeback victory in the Amelia Park Roma Cup (1200m). “I could never, ever be so emotional after a race,” Sean Casey said. Casey, who […]

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History Of The WA Sires’ Produce Stakes

WA SIRES PRODUCE STAKES The WA Sires Produce Stakes was first run and won by two-year-old filly Florabel. It held Group 2 status from 1980-1990 and Group 3 since 1991. The 2005 Sires was run at Belmont Park. Notable winners include Hardrada (2002), Bomber Bill (1998), Nicopolis (1962), Chestillion (1960), Maniana (1954) and Eurythmic (1919). […]

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Peters Can’t Separate The Boys In Melvista

TAB markets suggest Bogart is the clear pick of Bob Peters’ three runners in Saturday’s Listed Melvista Stakes (2200m) at Ascot, but the prominent owner-breeder isn’t so sure. Bogart is the $1.75 favourite with stable mate Midnight Blue next in line at $4.40, but Peters, who won last year’s Melvista Stakes with Regal Power, says […]

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Albany Sprint Lane

A pipe dream will be realised for the Albany Harness Racing Club when its new sprint lane is unveiled at its opening meeting of the season this Friday night. The sprint lane, which will be known as “The Trevors Carpets Sprint Lane”, has been in planning for the past two months before works were completed […]

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Q&A with 2019 Midwest Regional Heat

The WA Fashions on the Field ‘Midwest Regional Heat’ was held at Geraldton Turf Club’s Ladies Day on Sunday 13 October. Ladies travelled from all over WA to enter Fashions on the Field, for their chance to score a spot in the Final. Kylie Board was the lucky winner of the Midwest Regional Heat followed […]

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Knuckey Wants Say In Boulder Cup

Jockey Peter Knuckey is in sight of claiming his first Boulder Cup (2111m) victory when he partners No Say In It at Kalgoorlie on Sunday.  Knuckey believes the six-year-old can improve on his last-start run when in a muddling run race over 2200m he ran a close second to Spiritaul Warrior at Belmont. “That staying […]

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