News & Media

Thank you, owners!

RWWA would like thank all owners for their continuous investment and support of the WA racing industry, and for their patience and cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. To celebrate the return of patrons back on-course, we are sharing the ownership experiences of some of our owners, such as thoroughbred owner Hasnie Money, who is one […]

It’s A Heaven’s Gift For Holly Locke

Holly Locke heads to Belmont on Saturday full of hope she can cause a boil over in the Belmont Oaks (2000m) and she couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunity. Noted as a trainer of tried horses, Locke was able to pick-up unraced filly Heaven’s Gift from leading owner-breeder Bob Peters in an on-line auction […]

Thank you, owners!

RWWA would like thank all owners for their continuous investment and support of the WA racing industry, and for their patience and cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. To celebrate the return of patrons back on-course, we are sharing the ownership experiences of some of our owners, such as greyhound owner Kieth Anderson, who is one […]

North Eastern Districts Council Derby 1st August 2020

Due to the disruptions to racing opportunities in the North Eastern Districts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the strict conditions surrounding eligibility for this race have been reviewed. RWWA is aware that horses may have been transferred outside the Council area to ensure that their preparation continued un-interrupted whilst the restrictions were in place. Accordingly, […]

Jett Star Wins Eventful Slipper Tune Up

It was meant to be straight forward for Pearl Classic winner Jett Star in tonight’s TABtouch 2YO Pace (2130m) at Gloucester Park. He was meant to head to Gloucester Park as a $1.10 favourite and be far too classy for his rivals. It turned out to be a much harder task than first thought. The […]

Patient Approach For Cup Night

Bernie Miller believes dual stakes winner Cup Night is back on track after a setback and will begin his winter campaign next month. Miller has targeted the Listed Bolton Sprint (1200m) on July 25 as Cup Night’s return if he gets through a second trial in two weeks. After he won the Scenic Blast Stakes […]

Julie Doble – A decade of dedication to harness racing

Longstanding Bunbury Trotting Club General Manager Julie Doble has certainly made her mark on the WA harness racing scene since she took over the reins of the Club as General Manager in 2008. Ms Doble recalls being surprised when she was first awarded the role, given she had only intended on running for the Assistant […]

Pike & Williams’ Boot Clear

Grant and Alana Williams and William Pike head trainer and jockey wins for June. Pike booted home 22 winners for the month, taking his overall season tally to 210 victories, with 119 in town. Kyra Yuill punched out 13 winners, that tally boosted by four after Sunday’s Kalgoorlie meeting. Sitting behind Pike and Yuill are […]

Quadrio Lays Down Slipper Challenge

Black Jack Baby will tackle next month’s Group 1 Golden Slipper, following her scintillating win in the Allwood Stud Farm-Westbred Classic for the two-year-old fillies on Friday night. The Follow The Stars filly was far too classy for her rivals in Friday’s $80,000 event with Chris Voak in the sulky, scoring by 4.5m to Just […]

The WA Racing Diary: June

Northam: Monday June 1. Lindsey Smith’s Sweetassa broke her maiden status at career start three. Under Lucy Warwick, she led from barrier to post and won by two lengths as the $1.50 favourite. Jockey Kyra Yuill and her dad, trainer Graham Yuill, combined for a double. Fair Justice and Artie’s Comet came with strong runs […]
Sriker Light Will Get Better: Bravo

Crudeli looking for an upset Paradise Street Final

Trainer Enzo Crudeli heads in to Saturday night’s Listed Paradise Street Trophy final with a three-pronged attack with Inversion, Dyna Oscar and Snallygaster all representing his kennel. In last week’s heats Cindy’s Oliver led throughout in 34.34 seconds, the second fastest ever time over 600 metres, while in the other heat Banjo’s Girl led all […]

Jewel Chasing Perfect Trifecta

She carried underdog status when winning her past two listed races, but in-form mare Perfect Jewel has shored up strong punter support in her bid to claim a record equaling victory at Belmont on Saturday. Perfect Jewel, trained by Adam Durrant, went virtually unnoticed in the Belmont Sprint (1400m) and Hyperion Stakes (1600m), sent out […]

University of Technology Sydney Review of WA Greyhound Tracks

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) understands that the community expects that racing greyhounds are afforded with the best levels of care, during all stages of their lives – an expectation that we as the State’s Principal Racing Authority also share. As part of this continuous effort to ensure the highest level of welfare is […]

Webster’s Billy Is Not So Silly

Colin Webster has unearthed one outstanding juvenile this season and he’s hoping to produce another at Belmont on Saturday. Reign Of Fire, a Trade Fair gelding, has not tasted defeat in his opening two starts and looks to have more than above average ability. Throw in Dad’s Bigheaded, who stormed home to win with authority […]
Olivieri Has Double Shot At The Diamond

The Last Word – Allwood Stud Farm 2YO Westbred Classic Night

Friday’s Gloucester Park meeting features the Westbred 2YO Classics for the fillies and the colts ande geldings.Double Expresso, pictured above, won last year’s Westbred Classic for the fillies. RACE 1 – TABTOUCH PACE 1.Ryan Warwick (The Black Cardinal): “Bit plain on Tuesday. Hood back on and he will be on speed where he likes it. […]

Forgive Gatting Says McAuliffe

Trainer Darren McAuliffe is forgiving of Gatting’s last start run and expects his star gelding to produce a bold showing at Belmont on Saturday. He said things did not pan out for Gatting in the Hyperion Stakes (1600m) with the Group 1 champion running below his best when 10th behind Perfect Jewel. But with new […]

WA Greyhound Racing – The Facts

As the State’s Principal Racing Authority, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is committed to ensuring that the best levels of care are given to greyhounds in WA, throughout all stages of their lives. In line with this commitment, we appreciate the opportunity to address some of the common misconceptions regarding our industry. The below […]

Sprints The Future For Platinum Bullet

Sprint races will be the future targets for talented filly Platinum Bullet. Trainer Simon Miller confirmed that’s the path chosen after she claimed the Events At Ascot Handicap (1000m). Validating Miller’s move to switch Platinum Bullet back in distance, the three-year-old came up trumps when she sprinted strongly from fifth on the turn. The third […]

Racing Safely for Sian Hughes – Administration, Marketing and Sponsorship Coordinator

Pinjarra Harness Racing Club Administration, Marketing and Sponsorship Coordinator Sian Hughes is one of the 24,000 participants who is employed or participates in the Western Australian racing industry. It is because of our industry participants, such as Sian, that we continue to do everything in our power to ensure we can continue to race, safely. […]

WA Racing Update – 23 June 2020

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to advise that following the announcement by the WA Government regarding Phase 4 of the roadmap to ease COVID-19 restrictions in WA, race meetings and trials will be able to re-open to the public under certain conditions. The WA Government has advised that Phase 4 will come […]
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