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Gloucester Park Preview Friday October 16, 2020

Chicago Bull and Shockwave set to scorch in Sprint Friday night’s bumper 11-race card at Gloucester Park will see the running of the annual $50,000 Group 2 Mount Eden Sprint (1730m), highlighted by a mouth-watering clash between superstar duo Chicago Bull and Shockwave. The pair have sets tongues wagging nation-wide off the back of an […]

RWWA – Children’s Access to Stabling Areas On-Course

Along with the safety and care of our horses the safety and wellbeing of our participants, their extended family and the general public is paramount at the race track.  As such, industry participants are reminded of the RWWA Harness Rules of Racing with regard to children’s access to the horse stalls and stabling areas on-course: 26A. Children’s […]

Brett Pope Blown Away By Ascot Win

Pinjarra trainer Brett Pope could have an exciting prospect on his hands after Blow Me Out returned to racing in style with a resounding victory at Belmont on Wednesday. The three-year-old, ridden by Jade McNaught, scored a runaway win in the Everest Accounting Nedlands Maiden (1200m), stamping herself as a horse of the future. Pope […]

Morton Forgiving Of Man Booker

Trainer Dan Morton is confident Man Booker can show his true colours and bounce back to his best in the Listed Crawford Stakes (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday. Having finished unplaced in the Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) and Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) in May, Morton is forgiving of Man Booker’s last campaign. He […]

Parnham Holds Strong Hand In Northerly Stakes

Neville Parnham’s top stakes gallopers Kay Cee and Platoon are set to give him a potent-two-pronged attack in Saturday’s Group 3 Northerly Stakes (1400m) at Ascot. Kay Cee, last year’s Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) champion, will head into her first major test of the season with just the one barrier trial, but Parnham […]

Tiver Has Spring In His Step After Invictus Domini’s Resounding Win

Adrian Tiver has a spring in his step and is eyeing the future with renewed confidence after Invictus Domini’s imperious performance at Geraldton on Sunday. With Mitchell Pateman aboard, Invictus Domini took the 1400m race by the scruff of the neck and left his eight rivals stranded with a 9 ¾ length winning margin. A […]

Prizemoney Increase for 2021 Magic Millions WA 3YO Trophy

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) and Magic Millions have together funded a $50,000 increase in prizemoney for the next running of the Magic Millions WA 3YO Trophy, bringing the total prizemoney for the race to $200,000. The increase cements the Magic Millions Raceday, to be held at Pinjarra Park on Saturday 6 February 2021, […]

The Trial Report

WATCH: THE TRIAL REPORT | BELMONT | 12 OCT 2020 Join @santassnippets and Digby Beacham as they review the highlights from this morning's heats at Belmont.@OfficialRWWA @TABRadio @TAB_Touch @PerthRacing — The Races WA (@theracesWA) October 12, 2020

TABtouch Masters Nominations

Nominations for the 2020 Tabtouch Masters at Ascot were released on Monday, with interstate representation strong despite the threat of Covid-19 travel restrictions. Several of Australia’s leading stables have nominated runners for Perth’s signature races: the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes, Group 1 Railway Stakes, Group 1 Kingston Town Classic and Group 2 WA Guineas. Headlining […]

Applications Open for HorsePower Scholarships

HorsePower Australia (HorsePower) and Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Community TAB have today opened applications for its Hearts & Horses Scholarship program, which provides financial assistance to participants accessing HorsePower programs. HorsePower provides equine programs to individuals with physical, intellectual, emotional and social challenges through activities such as horseback riding, carriage driving, vaulting, hippotherapy […]

HorsePower Hills Participant Receives Community TAB Scholarship

Mya Nuttall from HorsePower Hills in Sawyers Valley has received one of the Community TAB Hearts and Horses scholarships. The scholarship supports participants to access the vital therapy HorsePower Australia provides. For Mya, this means being able to continue to enjoy her time at the Hills centre building a stong bond with her horse Nick. Mya […]

Clairvoyance Underlines Huge Potential

The cream rose to the top in the Crown Perth 3YO Classic (1000m) with exciting speedster Clairvoyance emerging triumphant in the $100,000 feature race at Ascot. Her dominant two length victory capped a top day for jockey Chris Parnham who earlier booted home Double Digit, Truly Great and Inspirational Girl. A daughter of Nostradamus, Clairvoyance […]

Jordan Turner Keen To Build On Ascot Hopes

Jockey Jordan Turner is keen to cash in and make the most of the opportunities he is presented with when a new Ascot season dawns on Saturday. Turner has a strong book of rides with Reign Of Fire, Fatale Femme and Notorious One, promising horses that can play a part in rich races at the […]

Collie Race Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local Pony Club

Collie Race Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for Collie Pony Club at the annual Collie Cup on Saturday 24 October. Collie Race Club Treasurer Rosanne Pimm said the Community TAB program has had a positive impact on local community groups with limited fundraising opportunities. “Collie Race Club welcomes the opportunity […]

Moora Cup Hopeful Staves Off Retirement Plans

Trainer Darryn Pateman hopes his decision to delay retirement plans for Tell Me This can be rewarded when the veteran tackles Saturday’s Moora Toyota Cup (1800m). Pateman flirted with the idea of calling time on Tell Me This’ career last season, but had a change of heart and pushed ahead as he felt the gelding […]

The Last Word – Gloucester Park October 9

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Fred Doy Memorial and The Kersley at Gloucester Park. Last year’s Fred Doy Memorial was taken out by Speed Man, pictured above. Get the last word from the key chances in each of the 10 races. RACE 1 – TABTOUCH PACE 1.Aiden De Campo (Maras Ace Man): “Perfect […]

Gemma’s Son Has Right Credentials To Win Classic Says Harrison

Trainer David Harrison believes his speedy colt Gemma’s Son has all the necessary credentials to knock off boom filly Clairvoyance at Ascot’s season-opening meeting on Saturday. Harrison says he is not prepared to concede the $100,000 Crown Perth 3YO Classic (1000m) to Clairvoyance, despite hot favouritism and her growing reputation. The Darren McAuliffe-trained daughter of […]

The WA Racing Month: September

Belmont September 5 Money Matters, ridden by Clint Johnston-Porter and trained by Adam Durrant, won the $100,000 Jolly Beggar Stakes, defeating Jericho Missile and Vital Silver. Jockey Laqdar Ramoly rode his first Saturday double on Denim Pack and Sugar Cain. Junction September 5 Jockey Jessica Gray and trainer Darryn Pateman had a day out to […]

Moora Race Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local St John Ambulance

Moora Race Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for Moora St John Ambulance at the annual Moora Cup on Saturday 10 October. Moora Race Club Secretary Annalise Duschka said the program offers community groups a substantial bonus. “The Moora Race Club is honoured to partner with Community TAB and provide some […]

Regal Power honoured at the 2020 Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards

Regal Power has added yet another accolade to his career after being awarded The Champion Middle Distance of the Year Award at the 2020 Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards on Monday 5 October. In what was a tie, Regal Power shared the Award with Group 1 winner Fierce Impact. The Grant and Alana Williams-trained […]
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