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Thank you, owners!

RWWA would like thank all owners for their continuous investment and support of the WA racing industry, and for their patience and cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. To celebrate the return of patrons back on-course, we are sharing the ownership experiences of some of our owners, such as Dorina Margaretic, who is one of over […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/thank-you-owners-6/

RWWA seeking re-trainers for Off the Track WA program

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today released a tender for the provision of re-trainers to assist its Off the Track WA Retraining Program, supporting with the assessment, education and training of retired racehorses. The Off the Track WA Retraining Program forms part of RWWA’s WA Racehorse Welfare Plan to further safeguard the wellbeing […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/rwwa-seeking-re-trainers-for-off-the-track-wa-program/

The Last Word – Choices Flooring Golden Slipper Night

1.Tomorrow night sees the running of the Choices Flooring-Golden Slipper at Gloucester Park. Jaspervellabeach, pictured above, won the race last year. Get all the last minute information from the key players on the card below. RACE 1 – CHOICES FLOORING NORTHAM PACE 1.Shannon Suvaljko (Twentynine Twelve): “Draw is perfect. Working well and ready to win.” […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/the-last-word-choices-flooring-golden-slipper-night/

Mid West ‘Iso Heat’ Winner Crowned

Greenough local Piper Jackson has been named the winner of WA Fashions on the Field’s virtual Mid West heat, earning herself a nomination to the prestigious final at Ascot later this year. After being prompted by her mum to enter the competition, after years of watching from the sidelines, Ms Jackson decided the virtual competition […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/mid-west-iso-heat-winner-crowned/

Misty Metal ‘Humming’ For Beaufine Stakes Return

Todd Harvey has never been shy of praising Misty Metal and he’s brimming with confidence that she can shrug off bad luck and make a winning return at Belmont on Saturday. The daughter of Oratorio makes a belated comeback in the Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m) after a bad foot abscess prevented her from racing since […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/misty-metal-humming-for-beaufine-stakes-return/

Talented Perth Stayer To Join Chris Waller

Champion trainer Chris Waller will add a promising Perth stayer to his big team in Sydney. Dual stakes placegetter Criminal Code will continue his career under Waller’s guidance. The Maschino gelding won on debut at Ascot last November and placed on three further occasions from his six starts for trainer Tiarnna Robertson. The three-year-old ran […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/talented-perth-stayer-to-join-chris-waller/

Loyalty Sways Lindsey Smith

Warrnambool-based trainer Lindsey Smith cites loyalty and friendship as to why he won’t be taking over the preparation of two star gallopers from Perth. Gatting and The Velvet King were in line to join Smith’s stable for a Melbourne spring campaign, but they will now be overseen by Peter Moody. Gatting returns to Melbourne after […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/loyalty-sways-lindsey-smith/

Thank you, owners!

RWWA would like thank all owners for their continuous investment and support of the WA racing industry, and for their patience and cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. To celebrate the return of patrons back on-course, we are sharing the ownership experiences of some of our owners, such as thoroughbred owner Simone Wilkins, who is one […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/thank-you-owners-5/

Samizdat Back For Beaufine Stakes

A minor leg injury has kept Samizdat out of racing for eight months, but the high-priced yearling is poised to make his comeback at Belmont on the weekend. The Not A Single Doubt gelding, bought for $325,000 at the 2017 Magic Millions Perth yearling sale, resumes in the Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m). The Chris Gangemi-trained […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/samizdat-back-for-beaufine-stakes/

Thank you, owners!

RWWA would like thank all owners for their continuous investment and support of the WA racing industry, and for their patience and cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. To celebrate the return of patrons back on-course, we are sharing the ownership experiences of some of our owners, such as greyhound owner Simon Marsigalia, who is one […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/thank-you-owners-4/

2020 Golden Slipper Barrier Draw

Friday night’s Golden Slipper has been thrown wide open following this morning’s barrier draw. The Robbie Williams-trained Overjoyed came up with the prized inside barrier for the $100,000 event, just the second time he has got barrier one in his career. There were mixed draws for the four Group 1 winners in the field, with […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/2020-golden-slipper-barrier-draw/

Top Apprentice Loves Her Job

  If Madi Derrick needed any reassurance she made the right career call to become an apprentice jockey, then her performance on the weekend was final confirmation. Competing for the first time at Belmont on a Saturday, Derrick was given the task of partnering the Fred Kersley-trained Resistance in the Crown Perth Handicap (1600m). And […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/top-apprentice-loves-her-job/

Just For Love To Bypass Slipper

Friday night’s Gold Bracelet winner Just For Love won’t take her place in this week’s Group 1 Golden Slipper at Gloucester Park, with the filly a notable absentee from the 27 nominations. Just For Love made a late bid to gain a spot in the $100,000 feature this week by leading all the way to […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/just-for-love-to-bypass-slipper/

Thank you, owners!

RWWA would like thank all owners for their continuous investment and support of the WA racing industry, and for their patience and cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. To celebrate the return of patrons back on-course, we are sharing the ownership experiences of some of our owners, such as harness owners Glen and Brenda Richards, who […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/thank-you-owners-3/

History Of Beaufine Stakes

BEAUFINE STAKES OVERVIEW Saturday’s feature race at Belmont, the $100,000 Listed Beaufine Stakes, run over 1000m, was first staged in 1979 and won by the Ross Price-trained and Gerry Donnelly-ridden Nilotic. Commencing from barrier 13 in the field of 15 starters, the three-year-old son of Tamerteur defeated Saba Minx and Gypsy Princess. TRAINERS Vern Brockman […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/history-of-beaufine-stakes/

Tommy Flies the Flag for the Sandgropers

Exciting WA sprinter Tommy Shelby makes his east coast debut on Saturday night at Wentworth Park when he competes in a heat of the Group 1 Vic Peters over the 520 metres. The son of Fernando Bale and Serena Fly High has had 17 career starts for 12 wins and 4 placings and arrives in […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/tommy-flies-the-flag-for-the-sandgropers/

Dickson Expects Karijini Aurora To Fight Out Belmont Oaks

It didn’t go quite right for Karijini Aurora last-start, but trainer Summer Dickson believes the talented filly has a great opportunity to rebound in the Belmont Oaks on Saturday. The Listed Belmont Oaks has been the target race for Karijini Aurora after she posted a winning hat trick in the Tabtouch Ladies Bracelet (1600m) at […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/dickson-expects-karijini-aurora-to-fight-out-belmont-oaks/

Top Jockey Hopes To Cap Stellar Week With Fuhrer In Aquanita Stakes.

In form jockey Chris Parnham fancies his chances of capping a stellar week when he partners Fuhrer in the Listed Aquanita Stakes (2000m) at Belmont. Fresh from booting home a Belmont treble on Wednesday, Parnham rides Fuhrer for the first time and says the gelding has genuine claims in an open race. Fuhrer has won […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/top-jockey-hopes-to-cap-stellar-week-with-fuhrer-in-aquanita-stakes/

The Last Word – Gold Bracelet Night July 3

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Gold Bracelet for the two-year-old fillies, won by Some Copper Beach last year, at Gloucester Park. Get the all important last word from the key players at the meeting below. RACE 1 – COWDEN THE INSURANCE BROKERS PACE 1.Matthew Scott (Neighlor): “Struggling for form. I’ve had the saddle […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/the-last-word-gold-bracelet-night-july-3/

Parnham Sends Out Belmont Oaks Warning

She has taken all before her this campaign, but trainer Neville Parnham declares Kay Cee to be even better ahead of the Listed Belmont Oaks on the weekend. After winning her first Group 1 in the Kingston Town Classic (1800m) last December, Kay Cee has returned in a blaze of glory with dual winter feature […]

https://www.rwwa.com.au/blog/parnham-sends-out-belmont-oaks-warning/
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