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The 2022 Retravision Fremantle Cup field

The field for the $300,000 Retravision Fremantle Cup has been announced. The field in alphabetical order is – Balcatherine Bletchley Park Chicago Bull Diego Hurricane Harley Magnificent Storm Mighty Conqueror Minstrel Patronus Star Perfect Major Vampiro Wildwest First Emergency: Galactic Star Second Emergency: Rocknroll Lincoln The barrier draw will be conducted today (Tuesday) at 4.30pm […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/the-2022-retravision-fremantle-cup-field/

Cheval De Vaga Reignites Hayley’s Love Of Racing

Cheval De Vaga’s outstanding run of form has had a twofold effect on Gingin’s Meryl Hayley. After four straight wins the financial rewards sit pretty, but the personal impact can’t be understated. The six-year-olds’ unbeaten record for Hayley is a key confidence lift and equally as importantly has also helped soothe her way back into […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/cheval-de-vaga-reignites-hayleys-love-of-racing/

WA Racing Update – COVID-19

The WA Government has announced masks are mandatory for Perth/Peel and South West regions in all indoor public venues. Therefore, please note the following requirements will be in place for trials and race meetings, located within the Perth/Peel and South West regions: Masks will be mandatory in all indoor areas at racecourses in the Perth/Peel […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/wa-racing-update-covid-19-17/

Options Aplenty For Glamour Mare

Simon Miller has a range of options to consider, but he’s almost certain to keep glamour mare Miss Conteki racing in Perth for the remainder of the year. Group 1 races on the eastern seaboard were put on the agenda after the improving five-year-old scored another scintillating win at Ascot on Saturday. The daughter of […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/options-aplenty-for-glamour-mare/

What a Save at Gloucester Park

Graybuck and Courtney Burch catching a loose horse. Photo Credit – Hamilton Content Creators   “I’ll say to Gray when it’s time to go “ok buddy let’s go!” It doesn’t work out exactly as planned every time and sometimes it works out better than expected.”   After a pretty successful career on the track and […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/what-a-save-at-gloucester-park/

The Last Word – Gloucester Park G2 Nights of Thunder Final

Photo Credit- Hamilton Content Creators   Race 1 – Channel 7 Perth MS Pace (Pradason) Brett Smith (Sidstrepo): “form ok, rough place chance looks best” Luke Edwards (Henrik Larsson NZ): “should get a good run, each way chance” (Im Spiderman) Shannon Suvaljko (Orlando Blue): “Racing extremely well, won similar race last start, run big race […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/the-last-word-gloucester-park-g2-nights-of-thunder-final/

2021 Harness Media Award – Nominations now open

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Harness Media Award, which recognises excellence in journalism and broadcasting, as well as those who went above and beyond to promote harness racing in Western Australia in the 2021 season (1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021). One award will be provided to an individual who has delivered an […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/2021-harness-media-award-nominations-now-open/

New COVID-19 vaccination requirements in WA racing

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is introducing new rules which require racing participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 12.01am, 5 February 2022. The rule will apply to persons essential to the running of racing, including licensed persons, RWWA and race club race-day staff, who may not already be captured by other government-issued […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/new-covid-19-vaccination-requirements-in-wa-racing/

2021 Greyhound Media Award – Nominations now open

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Greyhound Media Award to be presented at the Greyhound of the Year Awards on Sunday, 30 January 2021  The award will recognise excellence in journalism and broadcasting, as well as those who went above and beyond to promote greyhound racing in Western Australia during the 2021 season (1 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/2021-greyhound-media-award-nominations-now-open/

ServiceWA app launches to help keep WA safe

The McGowan Government has today launched the ServiceWA app – a free, convenient and secure mobile application that will help Western Australians with WA’s Safe Transition. The app allows people to show proof of vaccination, check in at businesses and venues with SafeWA and access their G2G Pass for interstate travel – all in one […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/servicewa-app-launches-to-help-keep-wa-safe/

Little An Sassy Breaks Through in RWWA Feature at Busselton

Little An Sassy with owner and trainer Heather Herbert.    Patience and perseverance paid off for Gary and Heather Herbert on Friday night when Little An Sassy got the win at Busselton in the RWWA feature, with the seven-year-old breaking through for her maiden win at start 34.   Gary and Heather took the mare […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/little-an-sassy-breaks-through-in-rwwa-feature-at-busselton/

Harrison notches rare feat

Trainer David Harrison’s top record with two-year-olds continued at Ascot on Saturday when he created a new piece of history for himself, preparing the first four placegetters from only four runners in the Magic Millions Plate (1000m). The longest priced runner of the quartet – Sunny Honey ($18) – defeated luckless filly Lucky Sue ($5) […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/harrison-notches-rare-feat/

Johnson Lands Her First Win in the Gig

Aiden De Campo and Emily Johnson after her first win. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows   With a love of harness racing stemming from such a young age, when Emily Johnson was given the chance to relocate to WA to work for Aiden De Campo, she jumped at the opportunity and hasn’t looked back. […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/johnson-lands-her-first-win-in-the-gig/

Quartet of juveniles for Harrison

David Harrison will saddle-up four two-year-olds in the same race at Ascot tomorrow when they take their place in the Magic Millions Plate (1000m). With the $250,000 Magic Millions WA 2YO Classic only four weeks away, the Serpentine-based trainer is starting to wheel out his younger brigade and has a mixed of debutant and race-experienced […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/quartet-of-juveniles-for-harrison/

Hannah Fitzgerald making promising recovery

Young apprentice jockey Hannah Fitzgerald is making encouraging progress in her road to recovery following a horror race fall at Kalgoorlie on October 30. The 18-year-old was aboard the Jeff Eeles-trained Neurologic in the second-last race of the day when, shortly after crossing the line in fourth place, the gelding clipping heels and dislodged Fitzgerald, […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/hannah-fitzgerald-making-promising-recovery/

Perth Cup passes the COVID test

The 2022 Perth Cup was a low key and high profile event at the same time. There was a smaller-than-usual crowd of 8000 on course but far greater attention across the state on the first major event in Western Australia requiring proof of vaccination to attend. For race fans, however, the highlight was still the […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/perth-cup-passes-the-covid-test/

Greyhounds Australasia seek new leader

Greyhounds Australasia is seeking an independent chair for a two-year term. The role includes chairing directors’ and member meetings, providing advice, guidance and support to directors and other duties and functions as requested by the board and reasonably required by the Greyhounds Australasia constitution. The company is committed to an industry with high levels of […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/greyhounds-australasia-seek-new-leader/

WA Racing Update – January 2022

The WA Government eased public health rules for Perth and Peel from 6am Tuesday 4 January 2022, with the following measures remaining in place until at least 6pm Friday 7 January 2022: Masks will be mandatory in all public indoor settings, including any indoor areas at racecourses in the Perth and Peel area. Masks are […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/wa-racing-update-january-2022/

Chairman provides update on Perth Racing’s future

Perth Racing Chairman Colin Brown joined TABradio’s The Sports Daily on Tuesday morning to answer questions regarding the Belmont Park redevelopment, Ascot racecourse’s future and other pressing matters. BELMONT PARK REDEVELOPMENT: “There will be some direction in the short, medium and long-term about Belmont through this year,” Brown said. “It’s like turning a really big […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/chairman-provides-update-on-perth-racings-future/

Toughest Trap to bow out after Perth Cup

Group 1-winning star Trap For Fools’ marvelous racing career will come to a close when he has his 57th and final start in tomorrow’s $400,000 Group 2 TABtouch Perth Cup at Ascot. Now an eight-year-old, the veteran warhorse is on the verge of breaking past $2.3 million in stake earnings and will make not only […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/toughest-trap-to-bow-out-after-perth-cup/
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