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The Trial Report

The trial report looks at 13 heats at Lark Hill on Monday.   WATCH: THE TRIAL REPORT | 24 AUG 2020 Join @santassnippets and Digby Beacham as they review the highlights out of this morning's trials at Lark Hill.@TABRadio @TAB_Touch @PerthRacing @OfficialRWWA — The Races WA (@theracesWA) August 24, 2020

Montelena Up To Group Level: Parnham

Star jockey Chris Parnham believes Montelena could develop into a Perth Cup contender next season, following her third straight win at Belmont on Saturday. The Darren McAuliffe-trained Montelena continued her strong winter form in the All Flags Signs & Banners Handicap (2000m), her first start beyond 1800m. Parnham settled the four-year-old in the second half […]


Tonight’s program at Cannington has drawn together some of the most exciting chasers in the nation, all in the same spot at the same time! WA Sprint champion Tommy Shelby competes in a Free To All over the 520 metres, WA Distance Championship winner Flake Monelli competes in a Free To All over the 715 […]

The Last Word – Friday August 21

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Binshaw Pace at Gloucester Park. Get the all important last word from the key connections in each of the nine races. RACE 1 – TABTOUCH PACE 1.Nathan Turvey (Alta Rhett): “Going well. Has led and won before. Will make the most of the draw.” 3.Greg Bond (Starlight Destiny): […]

Allan’s Optimism In Madam Torio Sky High

A rousing track gallop has given trainer Martin Allan added confidence that Madam Torio can make a winning impact at Belmont on Saturday. Madam Torio tuned up for the Peninsula Dining Room Plate (1000m) with a strong workout last Saturday and Allan was impressed by what he saw. “It was her best work ever,” Allan […]

The Future Is Bright For Mr Delegator: Robertson

Mr Delegator is a raw exciting gelding with a lot to learn, but he is laden with ability and has a promising future ahead of him, according to trainer, Tiarnna Robertson. The son of Maschino caught the eye at Belmont on Wednesday when at his first attempt over 2100m he won the Seacorp Handicap. Underling […]

Luke Fernie Chasing Family History.

Young Perth-based trainer Luke Fernie dreams of winning his hometown’s feature sprint race: the Hannans Handicap (1400m) in Kalgoorlie. In just his second season of training, it’s a race he has yet to win, but one that is steeped in rich family history. Fernie hopes to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather, John and […]
Cortopassi To Roll The Dice At Gloucester Park

Cortopassi To Be Patient With Theo

Trainer Aldo Cortopassi won’t rush last year’s 4yo Championship winner Theo Aviator into consistent Free-For-All racing this campaign, despite his impressive trial at Byford on Sunday. Theo Aviator worked to the front and was never troubled in the 2150m trial, where he rated 1.55.8 on a rain affected track. Theo Aviator will make his return […]

Lonsdale Lady To Launch Winter Campaign

Trainer Kieran McDonagh says Lonsdale Lady is ready to bounce back from a setback when she returns to racing at Belmont on Saturday. Lonsdale Lady underwent a throat operation after her last race in March when she finished 12th of 13 in the Listed Natasha Stakes (2200m). Rated highly by McDonagh as an Ascot carnival […]

The Trial Report

The Sports Daily’s Digby Beacham and Julio Santarelli look at the major highlights out of Belmont’s 14 trial heats on Monday. WATCH: THE TRIAL REPORT | 17 AUG 2020 Join @santassnippets and Digby Beacham as they review the highlights out of this morning's heats at @PerthRacing Belmont.@TABRadio @TAB_Touch @OfficialRwwa — The Races WA (@theracesWA) […]
Budd To End Busselton Season On A High

Riverina Flash Gets His Chance

Driver Bailey McDonough is bullish three-year-old Riverina Flash can snap a nine race winless streak in today’s Alcoa Pace (2185m). The gelding was taken back to last the rear of the field at Gloucester Park last Tuesday, before he ran on gamely to finish fifth despite failing to cross in the early stages. Riverina Flash […]

Eeyore Wayz Gives Bazeley Confidence Boost

Former jockey Misty Bazeley is still coming to terms she will never ride again, but courtesy of Eeyore Wayz, she is enjoying a resurgence as a trainer. In the space of a fortnight Bazeley has landed top prize twice with Eeyore Wayz, including her first Saturday success at Belmont last weekend. It’s a much-needed professional […]

Cliffs Of Comfort To Rebound Says Confident Azzopardi

Jockey Joe Azzopardi and supporters of Cliffs Of Comfort expect him to rebound and return to the winner’s list at Belmont on Saturday. The Dan and Ben Pearce-trained four-year-old is the $2.90 TABtouch favourite in the Vale Marjorie Charleson Handicap (1200m). The Canford Cliffs gelding won three straight races in his maiden campaign in the […]

The Last Word – August Cup Night

It’s a bumper night of racing at Gloucester Park tomorrow night with 10 events and a host of stars engaged on the card. The August Cup is the feature event won by Vampiro last year, pictured above. RACE 1 – WESTSIDE AUTO WHOLESALE PACE 1. Aiden De Campo (Whoswhointhezoo): “Racing really well. Career best form. […]

Star Perth Trio To Launch Melbourne Campaigns

Leading Perth owner Bob Peters says he’s taking a cautious approach to the return of his star gallopers at Caulfield on Saturday. Regal Power and Arcadia Queen launch their Melbourne spring campaigns for Peters in the Group 2 P.B.Lawrence Stakes (1400m) respectively. Regal Power, a son of Pierro, returns to familiar territory after winning The […]

HorsePower Australia gains support for horse welfare and participants

Community TAB of Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has committed another $80,000 to support the service HorsePower Australia provides to individuals with disabilities throughout Western Australia, with this year’s contribution subsidising costs for participants as well as supporting volunteer training and horse welfare. HorsePower Australia is a voluntary association of centres providing equine facilitated […]

Melbourne Cup Campaign Dashed For Spiritual Warrior

Justin Warwick’s ambitious plans with Spiritual Warrior have been dealt a blow with the talented stayer succumbing to illness. Spiritual Warrior was being considered for a Melbourne Cup campaign following a brilliant end to his autumn campaign in March. The son of Blackfriars reeled off three straight wins including the South West Autumn Cup (2200m), […]

Perth On Radar For Mystery Shot-Trap For Fools To Kalgoorlie

Perth’s Ascot carnival looms large on the radar for unbeaten gelding Mystery Shot. The Lindsey Smith-trained four-year-old has made a blistering start to his career, winning five races since his debut at Warrnambool last December. Bred in Australia, but sold as a yearling in New Zealand, the progressive son of Shooting To Win is raced […]
Thoroughbred Associate Nominee: Marjorie Charleson

Vale Marjorie Charleson

Racing and Wagering Western Australian (RWWA) extends their deepest condolences to the family of Marjorie Charleson, who sadly passed away on Saturday, aged 88. Charleson came to Australia from a sheep farm on New Zealand’s South Isle to pursue an acting career, but her influence on Western Australian racing is where she left an indelible […]

History Of The Belmont Newmarket

BELMONT NEWMARKET The $150,000 Listed Belmont Newmarket is the first feature race of the 2019-2020 racing season. Below is an overview of the race BELMONT NEWMARKET OVERVIEW The Belmont Newmarket was first run in 1945 and won by Lord Treat, who was again successful and repeated the feat the following year. The Listed Belmont Newmarket […]
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