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Black Jack Baby Gets Better and Better

Impressive three-year-old Black Jack Baby claiming victory. Photo Credit – Hamilton Content Creators.   Black Jack Baby didn’t disappoint last night at Gloucester Park, with the impressive three-year-old going on to record her 14th career win, taking her total stakes to just over $211,000, not including the bonuses the double-westbred filly has accumulated for her […]

New Board directors appointed

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors to the Board. RWWA Chair Jeff Ovens welcomed the appointment of directors David Simonette and Colin Holt, who start their new roles on August 1 following nomination by the greyhound and thoroughbred codes of racing. “Both David and Colin […]

The Last Word – Friday July 30

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Kerry Clarke 4&5YO Classic at Gloucester Park, as well as another competitive nine events. Get The Last Word for each of the events below. RACE 1 – ULTIMATE SNIPER AT ALABAR PACE Hayden Charles (DELIGHTFULL): “Racing well. Should lead and go close.” Shannon Suvaljko (DEEORSE): “Good draw. Each-way.” […]

Burke Hopes To Repeat History-Making Double

Natalie Burke hopes the racing ‘gods’ are just as kind to her at Port Hedland as they were at Roebourne last week. In the sweetest of days for Burke she celebrated her best day in racing with a memorable history-making double. Kick-starting Burke’s treasured milestone was Bernardini five-year-old Counter Drive in the $30,000 Karratha Sprint […]

WA racing set to receive record funding

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today announced an annual boost in funding to the State’s racing industry of more than $10 million for the 2021-22 season. A further $30.7 million has been earmarked towards infrastructure projects to ensure the industry’s ongoing sustainability. Projects include the re-development of the Bunbury Turf Club, which will […]

Brooklyn Hustle To Target Winterbottom

Melbourne sprinter Brooklyn Hustle could be in Perth later this year to target the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in November. Co-trainer Jason Warren is keen to head west with his top mare after her top wins in Adelaide and Queensland during winter and autumn campaigns. Brooklyn Hustle celebrated her first major win […]

Hotfoot It NZ Returns To Winning Form

Hotfoot It NZ spacing the field at Northam. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows   At just his third start back after a freshen up, Hotfoot It NZ it returned to the winners’ circle in impressive fashion for trainer Jason Woodworth and driver Chris Voak. After racing in metropolitan company last week in the BOTRA […]

Brennan and Grantham Get a Treble at Narrogin

Yanaha Navajo with Cheyenne King-Davies and Alana Phillips after her win. Photo Credit: Photography by Jodie Hallows   It was a good day at the office for Michael Brennan, with the Blythewood trainer walking away with a winning treble from five runners at Narrogin on Friday night, with all three winners driven by stable reinsman […]

The Season That Was: Perth Racing 2020-2021

Chris Parnham’s premiership winning season included a Group 1 victory on Truly Great in the Kingston Town Classic, one of 14 black-type victories. He also claimed one G2 victory, four G3’s and eight at Listed level. William Pike’s eight stakes victories in Perth was headed by the Group 1 Railway Stakes when he partnered Inspirational […]

Pinjarra Harness Racing Club – Annual Stallion Service Tenders

The Pinjarra Harness Racing Club is conducting its annual Stallion Service Tenders in conjunction with six long time sponsors.  Standardbred breeders are invited to Tender for a service to the following seven outstanding Sires from Stud Farms across the nation.  Lather Up – Woodlands Stud  1:46.0 — US$1,735,623  By a son of Bettors Delight in I’m Gorgeous […]

Holly Taylor Shed Tears After Emotional Win

Pepper Assault’s victory on debut at Northam evoked a myriad of emotions for trainer, Holly Taylor. A maiden win at Northam doesn’t hold the prestige of a feature race in Perth, but nonetheless there were plenty of tears, sentiment and jubilation for Taylor. Tears for a three-year-old who defied the odds and delivered a miracle […]

Parnham Prepares For One Final Push

Chris Parnham is preparing to go where he’s never gone before in order to finish the season as Australia’s leading jockey. Parnham, who rode a double at Belmont on Saturday, sits three wins clear of New South Wales based jockey Blaike McDougall with just five days left in the season. He has six rides at […]

The Top 7 From Belmont Park

1-AMASENUS From a Sunday win at Ascot in March to feature race success in the Listed H.G.Bolton Sprint (1200m) at Belmont four months later, what rapid improvement we’ve seen from four-year-old mare, Amasenus. If she keeps advancing a race like the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) will come into play according to her trainer Simon […]
Team Crudeli going from strength to strength


Gun Trainer Paul Stuart has been having a splendid run with his team of late and he will be hoping that trend can continue this evening at Cannington where he holds a strong hand. Fresh off training a treble overnight at Mandurah with Starlight Gina, Barriles and track specialist Quartararo, Stuart heads to Cannington tonight […]

To Fast To Serious Sidelined

Exciting pacer To Fast To Serious is set to spend up to a year on the sidelines after suffering a tendon injury. In a fresh blow to WA’s open class ranks, which lost Shockwave to injury earlier this week, To Fast To Serious sustained the injury after his unplaced performance in last week’s Free-For-All. Trainer […]

Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club and Community TAB to fundraise for Variety – The Children’s Charity WA

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Racing Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for Variety – The Children’s Charity WA at their race day on Sunday, 25 July.  Community TAB will be matching funds raised on the day for the charity up to $5000.  Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club CEO Brett Snell said the annual fundraising race day had traditionally been an integral part of their community work and among the most successful fundraising events throughout the […]

Animals to stay SAFE with help from the Nor West Jockey Club and Community TAB

A Pilbara animal rescue centre will cash in thanks to a Nor West Jockey Club and Community TAB partnership at the annual Roebourne Cup on Saturday, 24 July.  Community TAB will match funds raised on the day for the Saving Animals From Euthanasia (SAFE) rescue centre in Karratha, up to $2000.  The race club will kick off the fundraising by donating 50 cents from every general admission ticket purchased and will have donation tins throughout the course […]

Miller Hunting For Record-Equaling Bolton Sprint

Ascot trainer Simon Miller has identified race tempo as being pivotal to the winning chances of Amasenus in the Bolton Sprint (1200m) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Amasenus settled back and ran third to Nerodio in last Saturday week’s Beaufine Stakes (1000m), a race that was set up early by noted front-runner Mervyn. With the […]

The Last Word – Higgins Memorial Night

Tomorrow night sees a nine event card at Gloucester Park, including the John Higgins Memorial and the return of the four-year-old star Magnificent Storm. Get The Last Word for the meeting below. RACE 1 – BETTER YOUR BET WITH TABTOUCH 3YO PACE Ryan Bell (HILLVIEW BONDI): “He’s a top five player from the draw. I […]

New website supports animal care and wellbeing

Animal welfare is the central focus of a new website announced by Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today. Animal Welfare Manager Dr Anna Smet said the website was a declaration of RWWA’s commitment to the care and wellbeing of racing animals throughout their lives. “The We Are Animal People website is vital to […]
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