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An Early Look – TABtouch Masters Day 3

The TABtouch Masters comes to a conclusion next week with the Group 1 Drummond Golf-Kingston Town Classic the highlight. Western Empire will be looking to give owners Bob and Sandra Peters, trainers Grant and Alana Williams and jockey William Pike a clean sweep of the Group 1 events. Drummond Golf-Kingston Town Classic Dance Music – […]

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Regional pride and prestige at stake for 2021 WA Fashions on the Field winner

Harriet Tunstall from Kalgoorlie has today been crowned the winner of the prestigious WA Fashions on the Field Final. The stakes were high at the Crown Perth Winterbottom Race Day at Ascot Racecourse, with 12 finalists from across the State competing for the top prize of $10 000 cash from TABtouch, a racing holiday for two to the 2022 Broome Cup and $5000 worth […]

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Jocelyn Young Gets The Win for ‘Pa’

Jocelyn Young on Monday at Pinjarra. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows   With Monday’s meeting at Pinjarra dedicated to passed member Ray Grantham, it was fitting that his granddaughter Jocelyn Young drove the last winner on the card for local trainer Michael Brennan.   In 1962, Ray Grantham was granted his licence to train […]

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The Last Word – Westral Mares Classic Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Group 1 Westral-Mares Classic at Gloucester Park. Balcatherine, above, won the race last year. Get The Last Word on each of the 10 races below. RACE 1 – GO ONE BETTER WITH WESTRAL PACE Shannon Suvaljko (MACHNIFICENT): “Great win last Friday and gets the draw over the short […]

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Cup Night Spot On For Winterbottom Assignment

Jockey Pat Carbery is confident a plan hatched by trainer Bernie Miller several months ago will pay big dividends when Cup Night contests the Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Cup Night, who contested last year’s Railway Stakes (1600m) and Kingston Town Classic (1800m), has not raced since the Roma […]

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World-leading technology for horse health comes to WA

An advanced veterinary imaging centre at Murdoch University will help Western Australian horses stay in top shape. Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has partnered with The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University (TAHMU) to bring standing CT and MRI to the horse community, including subsidised scans for thoroughbred and standardbred racehorses. Innovations in CT and […]

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Driving Treble for Mark Reed at Northam

Blitzembye NZ winning for Mike and Mark Reed. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows   Mark Reed drove a treble at Northam on Saturday night, also giving his dad Mike Reed a training double on the night with Our Shelley Beach NZ taking out the first on the card after leading all the way from […]

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Jarrad Noske And His Great Mate: Rock Magic

Hugh Bowman and Winx. Luke Nolen and Black Caviar. Glen Boss and Makybe Diva. Think about those three jockeys and you are drawn to their bond and association with the greats of Australian racing. In Perth, you can extend that connection between rider and horse to Jarrad Noske and Rock Magic. Noske rode Black Caviar in […]

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Westral Mares Classic Barrier Draw

Savvy Bromac looks well placed to score a maiden Group 1 win in this Friday’s Westral-Mares Classic (2536m), following this morning’s barrier draw. The Nathan Turvey-trained mare came up with barrier one for the $125,000 feature and comes into the race as one of the in-form mares. Her recent eighth in the Norms Daughter Classic […]

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Graham Cox Lands First Training Treble

Chance Eclipse winning the third on the card for Graham Cox and Trent Wheeler. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows   With just the four runners engaged last Friday night at Wagin, Pinjarra based trainer Graham Cox couldn’t have imagined that all his runners would salute the judge, with a winning treble and a fourth […]

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A Look Back At The Winterbottom Stakes

The Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes headlines day 2 of the Ascot Masters on Saturday. The race has been won by a host of top line sprinters going back to the races inception in 1952. Below is an overview of the race. WINTERBOTTOM STAKES OVERVIEW The Winterbottom Stakes has been staged since 1952. WA Racing Hall […]

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Waiting Game For Hot Zed

Trainer Lou Luciani will wait and see before deciding on whether to start Hot Zed in Saturday week’s Group 3 A.J. Scahill Stakes (1400m), following his win in Saturday’s Carbine Club Stakes (1400m). Hot Zed sat outside Son Of A God in the $125,000 feature and wore him down over the closing stages to win […]

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Chloe Brown Quick Off The Mark

Chloe Brown and Dylan Egerton-Green after a win last year. Photo Credit- Hamilton Content Creators   Most would say their first win is special, but how many could say their first win as a trainer came up at just their second start and in a metropolitan race at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Well for […]

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Miller Legacy Lives On Through Rellim

Rellim with Dean, Mitch and Daryl Miller after their win at Pinjarra. Photography by Jodie Hallows   “I think it’s the best horse I’ll ever have” – Dean Miller expects big things from his two-year-old, Rellim.   It’s been just over 70 years since the original Rellim, who was owned and trained by Ross Miller […]

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An Early Look – TABtouch Masters Day 2

Next week sees the running of the Group 1 Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot, as the TABtouch Masters series continues. Elite Street will be looking to defend his sprinting crown. Also on the card is the Listed Japan Racing Association Trophy (2100m) for the stayers on the Perth Cup path. Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes  Elite Street […]

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WA champion Tommy Shelby on final sprint in Melbourne

Australian Greyhound of the Year Tommy Shelby is chasing the crowning glory of the Melbourne Cup and the Phoenix.  The Western Australian star will compete in a heat of Australian Greyhound Racing’s most prestigious event, the Melbourne Cup, at Sandown Park on Friday night.  A top performance in the heat will earn him a place in the final, where trainer Steve Withers is hoping he will notch up a win and be offered a slot for the highly […]

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Parnham Backs Buzzoom To Bounce

In-form jockey Chris Parnham is bullish Buzzoom can bounce back from the disappointment of being beaten as a short-price favourite in last week’s Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m), when she lines up in the Group 2 Sky Racing-WA Guineas (1600m). Buzzoom loomed to go past Searchin’ Rocs in last week’s Group 3 feature for the fillies […]

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Western Empire Too Short In Railway Says Peters

Western Empire is hot favourite to win the Group 1 Heineken 3 Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday, but owner Bob Peters remains cautious, despite his phenomenal record in the $1 million race Since Western Empire took out last fortnight’s Group 3 Asian Beau Stakes (1400m) with ridiculous ease, he has been all the […]

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400 Wins for Busselton Trainer, Barry Howlett

One of Howletts runners, Fanci A Dance. Photo Credit: Hamilton Content Creators.   It’s only been in the last five to six years that Barry Howlett has expanded his team from the small hobby sized stable he originated from, but on Monday, the successful trainer claimed his 400th winner with his newcomer Mighty Bow River […]

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Kay Cee In Best Shape For Railway Stakes Battle

Hall Of Fame trainer Neville Parnham is unsure if Kay Cee can overcome hot favourite Western Empire in the Group 1 Heineken 3 Railway Stakes (1600m) on Saturday, but he is confident the Playing God mare enters the $1 million race in top shape. Parnham is under no illusion about the task facing Kay Cee, […]

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The Last Word – RWWA Cup Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the RWWA Cup at Gloucester Park. Perfect Major, above, won last year’s edition of the $50,000 feature. Get The Last Word for each of the races below. RACE 1 – PASTRAMI PACE Nathan Turvey (HESASHARK): “Nice horse and working well.” Rob Abercromby (JUSTLIKE TURBO): “First time up to the […]

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