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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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/five-new-juniors-harnessing-racing-was-new-driver-program/

Rogers’ Oath To Win Championship Final

Roy Rogers hopes to fly the Albany flag proudly and despite outsider status he hasn’t given up on causing an upset in Saturday’s Sky Racing TV Provincial Championship Series  Final (1400m) at Belmont. Rogers will be represented by former Queensland and New South Wales gelding Sacred Oath and Rocapozzene, the former coming into the event […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/rogers-oath-to-win-championship-final/

Californication Chases Championship Final And More

Trainer Paul Rowe says there’s more than just bragging rights that’s up for grabs when Californication faces off against 15 rivals in the Sky Racing TV Provincial Championship Series Final (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. A stylish first-up winner in last fortnight’s qualifier at home in Kalgoorlie and backed strongly in early betting, Rowe hopes […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/californication-chases-championship-final-and-more/

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 Lavra Joe was unplaced behind Pinny Tiger in the Narrogin Cup earlier this month, a fortnight after he was withdrawn from the Retravision-Fremantle Cup just minutes prior to start time.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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/jones-shelves-queensland-plans/

Life Is But A Dream For Hines

If Jayson Hines has his way he’ll be winning a lot more races before his training career is over, but few wins will mean as much to him personally than the victory of Lifeisbutadream. Hines celebrated his first training victory and realised a lifelong obsession at Northam last week after Lifeisbutadream saluted and won as […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/life-is-but-a-dream-for-hines/

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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/madam-publisher-on-the-up-as-mcdonald-hopes-to-focus-on-oaks/

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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/bell-pair-draw-favourably-in-pearl/

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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/all-faith-in-sister-cherie-nz-with-win-in-central-wheatbelt-cup/

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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/majic-bay-delivers-first-up-success/

Body Blow For Alsephina

Alsephina, one of Grant and Alana Williams’ top mares, had her winter campaign cut short before it even commenced at Belmont on Saturday. The quality mare was the only low point for the Williams camp after Western Empire continued his winning surge in the Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m)-albeit narrowly. The raging favourite gave punters […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/body-blow-for-alsephina/

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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/hall-pacer-returning-in-fine-form/

Stewart Plans Golden End For Kathleen

Russell Stewart says Golden Kathleen can playing a starring role at Belmont on Saturday and end her two-year-old season in the same winning manner as she started in Bunbury in February. What will go a long way to helping Stewart realise his plans will be the absence of boom juvenile Bustling who for the most […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/stewart-plans-golden-end-for-kathleen/

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, […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/bond-team-take-aim-with-forgotten-pacer/

With Top Pick Up Ride, Turner Optimistic Of Belmont Sprint Upset

Jordan Turner considers handy pick-up ride The Velvet Queen a genuine chance of scoring a knockout win in Saturday’s Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) at Belmont. If the Tabtouch market is to be believed the $200,000 Belmont Sprint is a race in one with Western Empire installed the $1.90 hot favourite in the quality 16-horse […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/with-top-pick-up-ride-turner-hopeful-of-belmont-sprint-upset/

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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/diamond-draw-promises-gem-of-a-race/

Webster Hopeful In Cracker Jack Belmont Sprint

Trainer Colin Webster is an unashamed admirer of Baby Paris, but is treading with caution ahead of her engagement in Saturday’s Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) at Belmont. Webster has no doubt Baby Paris can regain her winning mojo after the Sheila Gwynne Classic (1400m), but his biggest fear is the quality of opposition she’ll […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/webster-hopeful-in-cracker-jack-belmont-sprint/

Star Perth Juvenile Melbourne Bound

He’s been tagged the next big thing to come out of WA racing and has now found a new home interstate. Perth’s precocious talent, Bustling, will continue his Australian career under Mick Price and Michael Kent Jr and Melbourne’s leading co-trainers are confident he will live up to his $2 million price tag. After his […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/star-perth-juvenile-melbourne-bound/

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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/catch-a-wave-heading-back-to-wa-for-pacing-cup/

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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/bell-bullish-on-waveriders-derby-hopes/

History Of The Belmont Sprint

The $200,000 G3 Belmont Sprint is the feature event this weekend, a feature winter race of the season that has seen a fine array of star WA gallopers grace the honour roll. Below is a snapshot of the race’s history, going back to its inception in 1963. BELMONT SPRINT OVERVIEW The Belmont Sprint was first […]

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