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$20,000 Donated to Bushfire Volunteers WA thanks to WA Greyhound Tommy Shelby

A contribution of $20,000 has been donated to the Bushfire Volunteers WA to help them support their members, at tonight’s Perth Cup at Greyhounds WA Cannington, following the success of champion WA sprinter Tommy Shelby. After the recently crowned WA Greyhound of the Year, Tommy Shelby, won the prestigious Australian Cup at The Meadows in […]

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All Hail the Collie King; Trent Wheeler Salutes for the 300th Time

Hayden Reeves, Ashleigh Reeves and Trent Wheeler with Halloween Queen after the win. Photo Credit: Northam Harness Racing Club   ‘Collie King’ Trent Wheeler notched up his 300th winning drive on board the Hayden Reeves trained Halloween Queen in race one, the 100th Year Anniversary RAAF pace. Breaking through for her maiden win, the double […]

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Rippin’ Memphis out of the Perth Cup

The pre-post favourite for tonight’s Group 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup Rippin’ Memphis has been scratched this morning leaving the chase for Group 1 glory wide open. The Shayne William’s trained bitch has a split webbing and has been withdrawn from the feature leaving the door open for kennelmate Rippin’ Purton to come in to […]

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Community, Thoroughbred

Albany Racing Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local Albany Not-For-Profit Groups

Albany Racing Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Albany Returned and Services League Western Australia (RSLWA), 10th Light Horse Troop, and Legacy Albany, at their Anzac Day weekend races on Monday 26 April. Community TAB will be matching funds raised on the day for the groups up to $5,000. […]

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The Last Word – APG Gold Bullion Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the APG Gold Bullion’s at Gloucester Park. Jumpingjackmac, above, will also be a headline act in race three. Get the all important Last Word on each of the 11 races here. RACE 1 – 2YO FILLIES APG WA GOLD BULLION FINAL Murray Lindau (BRAMANTE STEPS): “Should finish top five.” […]

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Thoroughbred

Stalwart Trainer Out To Break Geraldton Cup Hoodoo

He’s the doyen of Geraldton racing, has won multiple trainer’s premierships, but there’s one accolade missing from his racing resume that he’s keen to address: his hometown Geraldton Cup. Despite going close in previous years, Gordon Spowart plans on arresting that personal anomaly with a three-pronged attack in this weekend’s Tabtouch Geraldton Gold Cup (2100m). […]

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Winners Announced for 2021 Ladies of Chasing Awards

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) announced the winners of the Ladies of Chasing Awards this afternoon at an event celebrating the success and dedication of women in WA’s greyhound racing industry. Over 100 attendees gathered to highlight women’s achievements in the following categories; Leadership, Dedication to Greyhound Racing, Greyhound Welfare and Administration. The event […]

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Thoroughbred

Rogers’ Heavenly Bid For Sires Success

If Roy Rogers needs validation leading up to the WA Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday, he received it. Albany-based Rogers will have a two-pronged attack in the Group 3 event, but jockey Lucy Warwick’s strong endorsement of Heavenly Waters has fuelled his confidence. Warwick is in the best position to offer Rogers […]

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Chantorque Primed For Ascot Return

Russell Stewart’s talented galloper Chantorque will look to get her campaign off to a winning start in the Glenroy Chaff Handicap (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday. The daughter of War Chant won the Listed Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) last November and will have the Listed Raconteur Stakes (1400m) in June as her primary target this […]

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Cyclone Seroja Spoils the Fun at Kellerberrin

Cyclone Seroja put an early end to the Trayning Cup meeting at Kellerberrin, but not before the club was able to work their way through the first six races on the card.   Cattenham Lass continued her winning Central Wheatbelt form by taking out the opener at Kellerberrin on Sunday. Trained by Kyle Anderson and […]

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No Laughing Matter For That’s Funny Az

“I wouldn’t mind six horses just like him in my stable,” Dion Luciani told The Races WA. Luciani refers to That’s Funny Az and it’s not hard to understand why he holds affection for the horse. The four-year-old has emerged as one of Perth’s most improved gallopers this year and is Luciani’s stable flag bearer. […]

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Otis Continues Path To The Derby

Consistent pacer Otis will be out to strengthen his WA Derby credentials when he lines up in the Off The Track – More Than Just A Racehorse Pace (2130m) at Gloucester Park tonight. With the Group 1 feature just 17 days away, Otis looms as one of the few three-year-olds that could challenge the all-conquering […]

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Featherweight To Deliver Sires Knockout For Morton

Impressed by his fighting win, trainer Dan Morton will have Featherweight back in action for Saturday’s Group 3 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Ascot. The Snippetson gelding is on the quick turnaround for the final feature race of the juvenile season after displaying courage to end his maiden status last weekend. Ridden out strongly […]

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Thoroughbred

Divine Shadow Plans Up In The Air

Trainer Brett Pope is yet to decide on the immediate future of yesterday’s TABtouch-Pinjarra Cup winner Divine Shadow. Divine Shadow scored an effortless 3 ¾ length win in the $120,000 feature, his first at Listed level. Pope said he wasn’t sure where he would send the gelding next but hinted at a winter campaign. “That […]

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Thoroughbred

Flirtini Closes In On Cameo Campaign

Trainer Simon Miller is looking forward to the return of Flirtini as the talented mare begins her countdown to dual Group 3 races in May. Flirtini is due to start in the Northam Stakes (1100m) on May 2 and will then target the Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot 13 days later. The Artie […]

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Lavra Joe claims the Battle of Bunbury

Lavra Joe winning the Battle of Bunbury. Photo Credit – Hallows Photography/Jodie Hallows   The $25,000 TABtouch Battle of Bunbury took centre stage on Saturday night and it did not disappoint, with WA sensation Lavra Joe creating fireworks on the racetrack.   Trained by Bridgetown local Ray Jones and Driven to perfection by Chris Lewis, […]

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Huston, We Don’t Have a Problem

Benesari Lane sailing down the outside to claim Group 1 glory on Friday night. Photo: Hamilton Content Creators.   At $109 odds, it was a boil over in the $150,000 Group One WA Oaks for the three-year-old fillies with the Ron Huston trained Benesari Lane flashing late to claim victory in the feature of the […]

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The Stars to Shine at Cannington

A huge night of chasing lies ahead at Cannington with 7 heats of the Group 1 Perth Cup and 4 heats of the Group 1 Sky Racing Galaxy. Boom Victorian sprinter Shima Shine is the $4.50 pre-post series favourite for the Perth Cup on the fixed odds with TABtouch in front of fellow Victorian Tiggerlong […]

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A late Easter treat for Tommy?

Star WA sprinter Tommy Shelby can stamp himself as a million dollar chaser if successful in Saturday night’s Group 1 Golden Easter Egg final at Wentworth Park. The handsome blue son of Fernando Bale and Serena Fly High has had 43 starts for 28 wins and 11 placings with more than $756,000 in prizemoney and […]

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Ferguson Eyes Back-To-Back Oaks Wins

Trainer Terry Ferguson’s filly Sports Package went largely under the radar in the build up to last year’s WA Oaks (2536m) at Gloucester Park. Despite drawing barrier one, she was only considered an each-way chance at best in the Group 1 feature. When she got clear running, she stormed over the top of Double Expresso, […]

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The Last Word – WA Oaks Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the WA Oaks (2536m) at Gloucester Park. Has No Fear, above, won the race in 2019. Get the final thoughts from the key players in each of the 10 races below. RACE 1 – SIMMONDS STEEL PACE Ross Olivieri (KIWI BLOKE): “He could lead and be hard to toss.” […]

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