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Long Road Travelled By Ford But Greatness Awaits In Aquanita

Mark Ford can’t wait for Saturday’s Belmont Park meeting to come around. The former Zimbabwean and South African horseman is filled with nervous energy and excitement. It’s been a long road travelled by Ford but in the Listed Aquanita Stakes he starts his first Australian runner in a black-type race. More than a decade since […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/long-road-travelled-by-ford-but-greatness-awaits-in-aquanita/

Racing and Wagering Western Australia supports the 28th Belmont & Western Australian Small Business Awards

The Awards provide recognition and encouragement for small business achievements and will be open for small businesses, individuals and organisations in Belmont, Perth metropolitan area and across regional Western Australia from June 30th until the 20th of September 2021.  More than 97% of all businesses in WA are small businesses (https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/about/small-business-sector/facts-and-statistics 2020)  and this sector is of key importance as WA moves through unprecedented times.  Racing […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/racing-and-wagering-western-australia-supports-the-28th-belmont-western-australian-small-business-awards/

WA Racing Update – COVID-19 – Gloucester Park

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) would like to provide an update following recent speculation regarding COVID-19 and the Gloucester Park race meeting on Tuesday 29 June 2021. No RWWA official has tested positive to COVID-19. RWWA is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its participants and the wider community and at all […]

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

Lewthwaite Backs Judgement With Art Warrior In Aquanita

Brock Lewthwaite has backed his judgement and will give Art Warrior a shot of winning the Aquanita Stakes (2000m) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Lewthwaite toyed with the idea of Art Warrior bypassing the Aquanita Stakes, but his confidence grew after his solid run in the Belmont Guineas (1600m). The My Admiration colt was doing […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/lewthwaite-backs-judgement-with-art-warrior-in-aquanita/

Kerman Rocks For Willis In Aquanita

Chris Willis says Kerman Rock is good enough to win the Aquanita Stakes and says two key assets will aid the three-year-old at Belmont Park on Saturday. Kerman Rock has had plenty of racing under his belt this preparation and after nine starts since March, Willis can cast aside fitness being of any concern. And […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/kerman-rocks-for-willis-in-aquanita/

Young Filly Wonderful Enough For The Slipper

Star filly Wonderful To Fly is set to tackle the colts and geldings in Friday week’s Golden Slipper (2130m) at Gloucester Park, provided she comes through this week’s Gold Bracelet (2130m) in good order. Trainer-driver Shane Young confirmed last week’s Westbred Classic (2130m) winner will line up in this week’s $30,000 event for the fillies […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/young-filly-wonderful-enough-for-the-slipper/

Broome Move Pays Off For Galati

By-passing the Perth winter and residing in Broome for the northern racing season is a decision apprentice jockey Austin Galati is very comfortable with. It wasn’t an idea initiated by Galati or ever considered by him, but he’s certainly not protesting and is reaping the rewards of that move now. By his own admission Galati […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/broome-move-pays-off-for-galati/

How $55,000 Was Reborn

Hearty mare Fifty Five Reborn taking out race 8 at Gloucester Park on Friday Night. Photo Credit : Hamilton Content Creators   Fifty Five Reborn returned to the winners’ circle after her win at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Recording her 11th career win at her 38th start for trainer and driver Colin Brown, the […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/how-55000-was-reborn/

Tuscan Queen Moves Closer To Return

Classy mare Tuscan Queen is poised to take the next step in her comeback at Belmont on Saturday. A fairy tale return moved closer for the four-year-old on the back of an impressive trial yesterday (Monday). Tuscan Queen completed her 950m heat powerfully to run a close second behind Lipstick Flickers. Tuscan Queen sustained a […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/tuscan-queen-moves-closer-to-return/

WA Racing Update – COVID-19 (Part 2)

Following the WA Government’s announcement regarding the Perth and Peel region entering a circuit-breaker lockdown for a minimum of four days from midnight tonight, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) can confirm that racing, trialling and trackwork will continue under the following strict bio-security measures, irrespective of location: Essential persons only on-course (please carry RWWA […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/wa-racing-update-covid-19-part-2/

WA Racing Update – COVID-19

RWWA notes tonight’s announcement by the WA Government regarding the Perth and Peel region entering a circuit-breaker lockdown for a minimum of four days from midnight tonight. RWWA is currently working through the new restrictions with Government to understand the impacts to racing and will advise industry participants as soon as possible. Please note that […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/wa-racing-update-covid-19-15/

De Campo Can’t Split Two-Year-Olds Ahead Of Slipper

Aiden De Campo admits he’s finding it impossible to separate his three star two-year-olds ahead of the Golden Slipper (2130m) at Gloucester Park on July 9. De Campo, who trained and drove Rock On Top to win the Westbred Classic (2130m) on Friday night, has taken out all three Group 1 races for the colts […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/de-campo-cant-split-two-year-olds-ahead-of-slipper/

Sheza Chalmer On Track For Feature Double

Bernie Miller says Sheza Chalmer is going as well as ever and he’s confident the classy filly can end her campaign on a high by winning a Listed race double on the weekend. Following her impressive victory in last fortnight’s Belmont Guineas (1600m), Sheza Chalmer is certain to have a wave of supporters in Saturday’s […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/sheza-chalmer-on-track-for-feature-double/

The Top 7 From Belmont Park

1-Jason Miller Jason Miller proved nice guys can come first after he grabbed his first feature race courtesy of Naughty By Nature in the Group 3 Strickland Stakes. Post-race there was genuine affection from an army of friends for Miller who were keen to share their delight.  It’s a race that holds fond memories after […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/the-top-7-from-belmont-park/

WA Racing Update – COVID-19

The WA Government have advised that effective 12pm, Sunday 27 June, restrictions have been introduced for Perth and Peel for a minimum three days, due to COVID-19. People are encouraged to check the exposure locations. Please note that racing, trialling and trackwork will continue under strict bio-security measures. Irrespective of racing venue, the following requirements […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/wa-racing-update-covid-19-14/

Bettor Move Along Salutes First Up For New Stable

Bettor Move Along getting the win in the first at Wagin for Trent Wheeler. Photo Credit: Photography by Jodie Hallows   With seven races on the card at Wagin, training honours were with Hayden Reeves who managed to train two of the seven winners of the night after he made the 2.5-hour trip to Wagin […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/bettor-move-along-salutes-first-up-for-new-stable/

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 […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/2021-ladies-of-racing-winners-announced/

Bell Young Gun To Buck The Odds

While much of the interest in trainer Ryan Bell’s team at Gloucester Park tonight will centre around Shockwave in the Past Presidents Cup (2130m), two-year-old Whataretheodds is looming as a key player in the Allwood Stud Farm Westbred Classic (2130m). The gelding has endured a tough run with barriers in feature two-year-old races, highlighted by […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/bell-young-gun-to-buck-the-odds/

Captain Ahab to stand stud in WA

Captain Ahab (2, 1:50.4), the first son of former champion pacer Captaintreacherous, the leading sire of two and three-year-olds in North America, imported to Western Australia, will stand this season at Murray Veterinary Services, West Coolup, one hour south of Perth. He stood at the prestige Pin Oak Lane stud in Pennsylvania for the last […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/captain-ahab-to-stand-stud-in-wa/

The Last Word – Allwood Stud Farm Westbred Classic Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Allwood Stud Farm – Westbred Classics for the two-year-olds at Gloucester Park. Black Jack Baby, above, took out last year’s Group 1 event for the fillies. Get the all important last word from the key connections below. RACE 1 – WESTSIDE AUTO WHOLESALE 2021 USED CAR DEALER OF […]

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