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The Trial Report

Laverrod and Tellem We’re Comin headlined trials at Lark Hill on Monday.   WATCH: THE TRIAL REPORT | LARK HILL | 21 SEP 2020 Join @santassnippets and Digby Beacham as they review the highlights out of this morning's heats at Lark Hill.@OfficialRWWA @TABRadio @TAB_Touch @PerthRacing pic.twitter.com/UCxRqYGC1i — The Races WA (@theracesWA) September 21, 2020

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Nowhere To Hide For Pacing Cup Champion

WA Pacing Cup champion Mighty Conqueror will get a strong test first-up this Friday night when he lines up in the Media Guild Cup (2536m) at Gloucester Park. The Greg and Skye Bond-trained pacer will face Shockwave in the Free-For-All event, as he kicks off his Pacing Cup title defence. Greg Bond said Mighty Conqueror […]

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Fabergino Spot On For Group 1 Assignment

Peter Knuckey is determined to make the most of his opportunity in Melbourne as he prepares to team up again with exciting grey mare Fabergino in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Friday. The 46-year-old has been Fabergino’s regular partner, riding her in six of her nine wins, but was injured […]

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Conditioned Racing System Terminology

From the 1st October 2020 there is going to be a slight change in how races are described. This is going to be an ongoing simplification exercise but for the time being we have gone halfway. Races for example will be described as below: L10/11 (CL12) HWOE LT $70,000 (CONCESSIONS HWOE LT $85,000) NE HWOE […]

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Community, Thoroughbred

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

Mt Magnet Race Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for Mt Magnet St John Ambulance at the annual Mt Magnet Cup on Saturday 3 October. Mt Magnet Race Club President Debbie Dowden said the Community TAB program is a wonderful initiative allowing the race club to be a catalyst for worthwhile […]

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Ihtsahymn Under The Radar In Boulder Cup

Group 1 champion Ihtsahymn looks set to fly under the radar in today’s $100,000 Listed Blue Spec Drilling Boulder Cup (2105m) in Kalgoorlie. Aiming for back to back feature wins after claiming his second Darwin Cup (2050m) in August, Ihtsahymn is rated a $5.50 chance with Tabtouch. Western Temple heads a wide-open market at $3.60, […]

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Winners of the 2020 WA Thoroughbred Awards Announced

Regal Power and its connections took out several honours at this evening’s WA Thoroughbred Awards – including the prestigious 2020 WA Racehorse of the Year – following an impressive season by the 5YO gelding. Its owners, Bob and Sandra Peters, took out the Leading Breeder awards, whilst successful training duo Grant and Alana Williams won […]

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Greyhound

WA Bred Championship Takes the Spotlight

Two heats of the WA Bred Championship highlight a strong ten race program at Cannington on Saturday night. Fresh off success in last week’s Listed Spring Gift Final, gun sprinter Tommy Shelby will be chasing his sixth straight victory when he exits box eight in the first heat (race 6). Tommy led throughout over the […]

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2019/20 Greyhound Clubs Australia Awards

The Greyhound Clubs Australia (GCA) Awards will return this Sunday 20 September, from 6.00pm WST. The awards for 2019/20 include the announcement of: GCA Sire of the Year GCA Dam of the Year GCA Run of the Year GCA Leading Trainer of the Year GCA Denise Fysh Award GCA Greyhound of the Year In 2019, […]

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Divine Shadow Up To Winning Boulder Cup Says Pope.

Trainer Brett Pope is convinced Divine Shadow can progress to stakes grade and record a career-best win in the Blue Spec Drilling Boulder Cup (2105m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. Pope, in search of his first feature victory in Kalgoorlie, said Divine Shadow proved he was capable of going the next step after a slashing run […]

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The Last Word – Gloucester Park Navy Cup Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Navy Cup, taken out last year by Our Corelli, at Gloucester Park. Get the last word from all the key players on the 11 event card. RACE 1 – CHOICES FLOORING PACE 1.Peter Tilbrook (Tanaka Eagle): “Barrier one he gets his chance to finish somewhere. Most likely we […]

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Triple Missile Hits The Mark For McGruddy

Triple Missile shapes like an exciting prospect after making an impressive winning debut at Belmont on Wednesday. In a dazzling first-up display, Triple Missile ran away with the Mumm Champagne Handicap (1000m), scoring by a dominant 2 ¼ lengths. Displaying a burst of speed in the straight, Triple Missile scored a comfortable victory over Excerpt […]

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McDonagh’s Crew Missing Ascot

In a blow to trainer, Kieran McDonagh, talented gelding Cockney Crew has been ruled out of the Ascot carnival with an eye injury. “He had an ulcer removed from his eye and I’ve run out of time to get him ready and fit for a summer campaign,” McDonagh told The Races WA. “I was expecting […]

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No Navy Cup For Shockwave

James Brennan Memorial winner Shockwave will miss this Friday’s Navy Cup (2130m) as trainer Ryan Bell looks to manage his stable star on his path to the Pacing Cups later this year. Shockwave over raced in his first-up triumph last Friday but still held on to beat veteran pacer Chicago Bull by a half-head. He […]

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Northam Race Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local Football Club

Northam Race Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Railways Football Club at the annual Northam Race Club Kids Big Day Out on Sunday 27 September. Northam Race Club Manager Nicole Bell said the club is heavily involved in the community and the Community TAB program helps further engage community […]

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TOMMY AT A TRIM QUOTE FOR SPRING GIFT GLORY

TOMMY AT A TRIM QUOTE FOR SPRING GIFT GLORY Star WA Sprinter Tommy Shelby has won from every box in his 23 career start, except box five, and that is the draw he has to contend with in tonight’s Listed Greyhounds WA Spring Gift Final over 520 metres at Cannington. The son of Fernando Bale […]

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Friday Knight To Make Saturday Stand

Trainer Chris Gangemi is confident Friday Knight will make a winning debut in the Amelia Park Plate (1000m) at Belmont Park tomorrow. The gelding has won all three of his trials ahead of his debut tomorrow, including an impressive effort over 1000m on August 31. Gangemi said he had enormous faith in the son of […]

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The Last Word – James Brennan Memorial Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the James Brennan Memorial at Gloucester Park. The race was taken out by Our Jimmy Johnstone, pictured above, last year. Get the last word on all the key chances below. RACE 1 – R U OK PACE 1.Greg Bond (Starlight Destiny): “Should be on speed and can make her […]

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World’s First Horse Racing League

The world’s first horse racing league was today officially launched around Australia, signalling a bold new era for an industry historically known as “Sport of Kings”. The Racing League is positioned to revolutionise the industry, smashing down the barriers to racehorse ownership and allowing all Australians the opportunity to own, not one but six premium […]

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RWWA Announces a $16M Boost in Funding to WA Racing Industry

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today announces it will provide an additional $16 million in funding to the State’s racing industry for the 2020/21 season. This commitment will see a total of $180 million in distribution, grants and subsidies ($165.9M budgeted in FY2020) provided directly to WA racing participants, as well as an additional […]

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Brennan Brings Together The Best

Friday night’s Group 2 James Brennan Memorial (2536m) is set to give harness racing fans a taste of what’s to come later on this year, with three of the state’s most exciting pacers to do battle. Chicago Bull, Shockwave and Galactic Star will all line up in the $50,000 feature, as they eye off the […]

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