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Bond Looks To Weather The Storm

The figure of Magnificent Storm looms large over Friday night’s 4YO Classic (2130m) at Gloucester Park. The Ray Williams-trained pacer has looked untroubled in each of his 11 starts in Western Australia, highlighted by his most recent win in the Group 2 4YO Championship. However, Greg and Skye Bond could have the most important cards […]
Stuart Trio Spring To Action


Three heats of the Group 3 The Miata over 715 metres highlight what is an excellent 13 race program at Cannington this evening. The race which pays tribute to WA’s greatest ever chaser has drawn together three heats and WA’s best stayers as well as an in form interstate visitor. In the first heat the […]

RWWA Revamps Fixed Odds Offerings for the WA TAB

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today announces its plans to revamp fixed odds offerings for the WA TAB, delivering a better betting experience for customers and greater returns for the WA racing industry. The WA TAB’s sportsbook offering across TABtouch and TAB retail outlets will be boosted through a new long-term agreement with Kambi […]

The Last Word – Nights Of Thunder Final Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Nights Of Thunder Final at Gloucester Park, won last year by Ocean Ridge, pictured above. Get the all important Last Word below. RACE 1 – THE WEST AUSTRALIAN PACE Stephen Reed (POCKET THE CASH): “Going well. Hopefully he can lead and be hard to beat.” (JESSE ALLWOOD): “ […]

Determined Dickson Dreams Of Batavia Sprint Victory

Summer Dickson is a determined and resolute horsewoman with an insatiable thirst for training winners. As a young trainer in her third season of racing, she is bursting to win a major race. That’s why Sunday’s Geraldton Toyota Batavia Sprint (1200m) has added significance. For Dickson, it’s not just another race, it’s an opportunity to […]

Falcon Crest Lures McLeod Back To Racing

After Falcon Crest ran an encouraging fifth in the Easingwold Stakes (1400m), Joshua McLeod felt a big weight had been lifted from his shoulders. Making your debut as a trainer, can be nerve wracking, but there’s an added layer of pressure when you take on a classy, but ageing galloper. Falcon Crest, a nine-year-old, had […]

Owners Only – Win A Westbred Competition

To celebrate the APG Perth Yearling Sale on Sunday 28 February 2021, Owners Only have two $5,000 APG VOUCHERS to win, for use towards the purchase of a Westbred yearling. The prizes will be in the form of vouchers and can only be used towards the purchase of or share in a Westbred Standardbred, sold via auction at the 2021 APG Perth Yearling […]

The Trial Report

Digby Beacham and Julio Santarelli take a look at the Belmont trials from Monday, January 18.   WATCH: THE TRIAL REPORT | BELMONT | 18 JAN 2021 Join @santassnippets and Digby Beacham as they review the highlights from yesterday's heats at Belmont.@OfficialRWWA @TABRadio @TAB_Touch @PerthRacing — The Races WA (@theracesWA) January 19, 2021

Witten’s Ascot Doll

Trainer Robbie Witten admits Dash Doll has been a pleasant surprise packet and he hopes the mare can keep her unbeaten record in-tact when she makes her first city appearance.. After a top frontrunning victory on debut at Bunbury, the four-year-old followed up with a fighting win at Pinjarra after sitting outside of the leader. […]

RWWA Announces 2020 WA Greyhound of the Year Contenders

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce the following three greyhounds (in alphabetical order) as the final contenders for the 2020 WA Greyhound of the Year Title – FLAKE MONELLI, ROCKSTAR PATRIOT and TOMMY SHELBY. Owned and Trained by David Hobby, FLAKE MONELLI raced 35 times during 2020 for 21 wins and […]

WA Racing News Update

Chantrea Lindsey Smith’s four-year-old mare is in the paddock for a quick break after a winless campaign in December and January. After winning the first six races of her career, Chantrea ran third in the Jungle Dawn Classic (1400m), fourth in the Starstruck Classic (1600m) and third in the La Trice Classic (1800m). Owner John […]
Higgins Heat 3

Harper predicts bright future for Pinjarra winner

Driver Kyle Harper is confident stylish Pinjarra winner Sheez Our Hope has plenty more wins in store after she scored by 40.3m in the Chaff City Lucerne Pace (2185m) at Pinjarra yesterday. The five-year-old, having just her second race start, settled at the tail of the field before she surged to the lead at the […]

Broome Netball Association awarded Community TAB Sports Grant

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Community TAB has awarded Broome Netball Association with a $2,000 sports grant. The club will use the grant to send their developing officials to Perth to further enhance their netball umpiring skills by participating in training sessions with metropolitan-based officials and competitions. Broome Netball Association President Christie Milenkovic said […]

Last Of The Line Headed For Stakes Races

Jockey Ryan Hill had a couple of big days in the saddle, but with an eye to the future it was Last Of The Line that gave him cause for celebration. Hill booted home a treble at Esperance on Friday before combining with the Stephen Miller-trained Last Of The Line at Ascot on Saturday. The […]

Miller To Consider Flirtini Options

Simon Miller says plans for Flirtini are up in the air following her slashing win in the Listed Miss Andretti Stakes (1100m) at Ascot on the weekend. The classy Barry and Jan McRostie-trained mare overcame an on-pace bias to charge home from near last and wIn by an easy 1 ¼ lengths. It was Flirtini’s […]

WA Weekend Racing: Hour Of Power

Read what some leading WA racing participants had to say during the Hour of Power on TABradio’s The Sports Daily show regarding their chances this weekend. CHRIS PARNHAM: ASCOT R2 – TALKABOUTYOU ($2.75): “I’m not overly confident but I think the horse will run a decent race. The trial was not too bad so I’m […]

Geraldton Thoroughbred Meeting Abandoned

The Thoroughbred meeting scheduled for Geraldton Turf Club this Saturday 16 January 2021 has been abandoned due to a forecast of extreme heat. RWWA has well established hot weather policies that ensure the proper management of extreme weather conditions. The safety and wellbeing of racing animals and industry participants is of paramount concern for RWWA […]

The Last Word, Gloucester Park – 15 January 2021

RACE 1 – TABTOUCH MS PACE  – Gary Hall Snr (MASTER PUBLISHER): “I think he’ll probably lead. I can’t see a lot of pace here and he’s a reasonably quick beginner. He’s quite a nice horse but nothing’s gone right for him in his last few runs. I think this field is winnable for him.” […]

Own the Dream 2021 Launches at Ascot Racecourse

The 2021 Own the Dream series kicks off this Saturday at Ascot Racecourse, launching a month of events for teams competing to win the ultimate racing prize of a share in their very own thoroughbred racehorse. Registered teams will come together on the track to celebrate the start of a thrilling four-week experience of valuable […]

God Has Chosen sets tongues wagging

Undefeated three-year-old God Has Chosen has attracted state-wide attention after backing up a debut win at Albany on Boxing Day with another highly-impressive victory at his home track on Sunday. Prepared by local trainer Neil Lee, the Playing God gelding drew the outside barrier in the 11-horse field and came from last position at the […]
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