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A Quick Back Up For Marie Long NZ Produces the Goods

The quick back-up didn’t seem to worry Marie Long NZ, with the four-year-old taking out the second on the card at Kellerberrin, just 44 hours after her win on Friday night at Bunbury. Trainer and driver Aldo Cortopassi drove the recent import in a similar fashion to Friday night’s victory, with Cortopassi pressing forward from […]

Bryant Excited By Gloucester Park Opportunity

When mature-aged reinsman Thomas Bryant got the call from trainer Matt Scott on Saturday to drive C C Chevron, pictured above, in tonight’s Etch Coatings Pace (2536m) at Gloucester Park, he didn’t have to think twice about jumping at the opportunity. The 32-year-old will have his first metropolitan drive at tonight’s eight event card and […]

Sheza Spoilt Miss Breaks Through In The Last at Bunbury

Adda Something made it two wins from his last three starts on Friday night at Bunbury after leading all the way in the opener for trainer and driver Jocelyn Young. Starting at the short $1.90 odds, the three-year-old found the front easily from barrier two, and never looked in danger, clocking a mile rate of […]

Storm Survives Tense Brennan Memorial

It wasn’t easy but Magnificent Storm has continued his winning ways, taking out last night’s James Brennan Memorial (2536m) at Gloucester Park. The $1.07 TABtouch favourite was crossed by Vampiro at the start and made to work to take back the lead with just over two laps to go. Aldo Cortopassi was able to control […]

Belmont Park’s Top 7

1-BRAD RAWILLER A strict 10 days of hard wasting was worth the effort and made all the sweeter after he produced a perfect ride on Tellem We’re Comin to win the Listed Farnley Stakes. The former Victorian rider got down to 55.5kg, his lightest weight since arriving in WA last year. 2-TELLEM WE’RE COMIN A […]

New brand launch for greyhound racing

Greyhounds join standardbred and thoroughbred horses today with the launch of a new brand which brings the racing family of Western Australia together. Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) proudly introduces the greyhound racing brand – The Dogs WA. The move forms part of RWWA’s strategy to market and promote greyhound racing across the state. […]

Durrant Puts Faith In Testing Mare

Leading trainer Adam Durrant is confident speed mare This’ll Testya can make a winning return in tomorrow’s Amelia Park Handicap (1000m) at Belmont Park. The daughter of Testa Rossa showed she hadn’t lost any of her customary dash in a 950m trial at Belmont on Monday, scoring by more than three lengths. Durrant said he […]

Marxian Primed For Carnarvon Cup Battle

Graeme Hammarquist is not prepared to concede the Carnarvon Cup to Staaden and says the warm favourite will have a fight on his hands. Hammarquist believes the 2021 edition of the Tabtouch Carnarvon Cup (2000m) is one of the strongest fields assembled for several years. Hammarquist will saddle up Marxian, a $7 chance in current […]

The Last Word – September 11

This Saturday night sees the running of the $50,000 James Brennan Memorial at Gloucester Park. Shockwave, above, defeated Chicago Bull in a thrilling edition of the race last year. Get The Last Word for the nine races below. RACE 1 – NOVA 93.7 PACE Kyle Harper (CAMLUCK KING): “Back in the stable of Group 1 […]

Siren call to help St John’s Ambulance at the annual Mount Magnet Cup

The annual race day at Mount Magnet Race Club will benefit the local St John’s Ambulance branch through local and Community TAB fundraising on Saturday, 18 September. The Mount Magnet Race Club will be seeking donations on course and Community TAB will match funds up to total of $2000. Club President Debbie Dowden said the […]

Notorious One Faces Farnley Test

Notorious One can continue his progression towards Ascot feature races later this year when he attempts to claim a winning hat trick at Belmont Park on Saturday. Notorious One meets his toughest test to date in the Listed Farnley Stakes (1400m), but co-trainer Michael Gangemi is confident he’s ready to take the next step. “I’m […]

Line The Starzzz Continues Turvey’s Great Run

Line The Starzzz sailing home for the win on Monday. Photography by Jodie Hallows   After almost 14 months on the sidelines, Line The Starzzz returned to the winners circle on Monday at Pinjarra at just her third start back this preparation. Now trained by Nathan Turvey, the five-year-old began well from the 40m handicap […]

Veteran After Second Carnarvon Cup

Speed ‘N’ Reef is the oldest and most experienced horse in Saturday’s Tabtouch Carnarvon Cup, but trainer Jacquelyn Scott holds out strong hope he still has plenty of life left in his legs. “He is racing well and is pulling up well after his races,” Scott told The Races WA. “He gets well looked after […]

Minstrel To Miss Brennan Memorial

The fourth instalment of the thrilling rivalry between Minstrel and Magnificent Storm will have to wait in the short term, after the Golden Nugget winner was a notable absentee from the acceptances for this week’s $50,000 James Brennan Memorial (2130m) at Gloucester Park on Saturday night. Minstrel was comfortably beaten by Magnificent Storm in last […]

Double Expresso Back For Another Shot

Forgotten mare Double Expresso is set to make her long awaited return from injury at Gloucester Park this Saturday, after impressing trainer Ross Olivieri at recent trial performances. The mare has been sidelined for more than 12 months with bruising and erosion on her left hind fetlock joint and was only given a 50 per […]

Adam Hamilton interviews Ray Williams

Adam Hamilton speaks to Ray Williams, trainer of superstar pacer Magnificent Storm. To view the interview, please visit RISE | Insider | Episode 8 on Vimeo.

Vital Silver Displays Positive Signs

Ben Pearce walked away from Monday’s Lark Hill trials contented, particularly following heat two. What piqued his attention were the efforts of stable mates Dig Deep and Vital Silver, more so the latter. Dig Deep ran home well under his own steam for second behind This’ll Testya. There is a fair amount of trust in […]

Laverrod To Campaign In Melbourne After Cameo Perth Run

Co trainer Sean Casey is ready to unleash Laverrod’s return to racing. Laverrod will campaign in Melbourne after a cameo appearance in Perth. Casey is keen to head east again after Laverrod’s competitive efforts earlier in the year.. The Toronado gelding earned a cheque in every race with two wins and three placings from five […]

New racing and wagering Board directors

Expressions of interest are open for two directors on the Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) Board. As the peak racing body in Western Australia, RWWA provides strategic direction and leadership to the development, integrity and welfare of the state’s racing industry. RWWA is the controlling authority of thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing in Western […]

Animal welfare central to review of State’s greyhound racetracks

The State’s three greyhound tracks are being upgraded to ensure they deliver the best levels of care for racing greyhounds following a review by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). As part of its commitment to provide the highest animal welfare standards, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) commissioned the UTS review, to assess the […]
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