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Durrant Not Dreaming Big With Filly

10-time leading trainer Adam Durrant isn’t going to raise the bar too high for multiple blacktype winning filly Constant Dreaming, as she edges closer to the start of a new campaign. Constant Dreaming won the Listed 1000 Guineas (1800m) and Natasha Stakes (2200m), before she finished third as a short-price favourite in the Group 3 […]

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Pateman Favours Outsider In Broome Sprint

Trainer Darryn Pateman has mounted a two-pronged attack in today’s Tabtouch Broome Sprint (1300m) and leans to the outsider of his pair Pateman will saddle up in-form five-year-old Powerful, the second favourite on Tabtouch who has won his past three races at Broome in dashing style. The Nicconi gelding has been aided by a gun […]

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Gun Mare Transfers To New Stable

Jim Taylor is looking forward to the challenge of preparing talented mare Searchin’ Roc’s. The four-year-old has transferred to his care from David Harrison and Taylor is excited by the challenge ahead. “I probably wouldn’t have taken her because she’s a bad barrier horse, but I don’t mind a challenge,” Taylor told The Races WA. […]

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Patrikiar Leading Lady At Northam In Mares Feature

Patrikiar and Shannon Suvaljko after taking out the feature. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows   Patrikiar was leading lady on Saturday night after taking out the feature of the meeting, the WASBA/Allwood Stud Farm Virgil Queen Celebration for Westbred Mares for Craig Hynam and Shannon Suvaljko.   Starting at $12 odds, the four-year-old settled […]

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Move Over Diamonds, Opals Are A Girls Bestfriend

Pocketful Of Opals and Kyle Harper after their win. Photo Credit- Gloucester Park Social Media   Collie based trainer Bianca Ashcroft celebrated her first metro win on Friday night with Pocketful Of Opals taking out the two-year-old event at Gloucester Park.   Starting from barrier six in the last on the card, the $19 shot […]

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A Day For Doubles At Bunbury

Been Scootin made it two in a row on Friday at Bunbury for Ray Jones and Chris Lewis, with the three-year-old making full use of the sprint lane to run down the leader in the home straight for a 1.1m margin. In a blistering 1:54:6 over the 1609m sprint trip, Been Scootin brought up his […]

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A powerful finish to the WA thoroughbred racing season

Pierro gelding Regal Power has been crowned 2021/22 WA Racehorse of the Year at the WA Thoroughbred Racing Awards this evening. The six-year-old doubled down on his noble status, also taking the award for racehorses aged four years and older in a terrific season highlighted by a thrilling Group 1 Kingston Town Classic win. With […]

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The Last Word – San Simeon Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the San Simeon at Gloucester Park. Alta Engen, above, won last year’s San Simeon. Get The Last Word for all 10 races below. RACE 1 – NOAH GEORGE FUNDRAISER NIGHT AUGUST 19 PACE Shannon Suvaljko (HOPPYS WAY): “Great draw for him in a crack field. Will run a great […]

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Special Horse For Special Time

In The Bag is a special horse for trainer Yannick Valenti and his partner, jockey, Jessica Gray, who arrived at an important time in their lives. Valenti and Gray have forged an unflappable bond with the eight-year-old and they’re hoping to share one more triumph with the gelding. In The Bag, who has been tearing […]

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Conservative Path Likely For Joe

Trainer Ray Jones is leaning towards taking a conservative approach with Lavra Joe in his Free-For-All debut at Gloucester Park tomorrow night. Lavra Joe has scored comfortable wins at both starts this campaign and has drawn barrier two in tomorrow night’s DTS – All Your Civil & Construction Supply Needs Pace (2130m). The gelding only […]

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New digital platform to boost WA thoroughbred racing

A new and improved digital destination for WA thoroughbred racing is now available, called Racing WA. The platform will replace the old Customer Racing Information System (CRIS) as the place to go for race fields, results and form on the Racing and Wagering Western Australia website. It provides a better presentation of racing data, improved […]

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Fremantle Cup Winner Back For More

Reigning Fremantle Cup winner Minstrel headlines a star-studded Free-For-All at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Some of the state’s best pacers will do battle in the DTS – All Your Civil Construction Supply Needs Pace (2130m), which also sees the return of WA Pacing Cup runner-up Miracle Moose. Another intriguing element will be the FFA […]

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Pateman Family Tradition Continues

There’s hardly a ripple of surprise when the Pateman name figures prominently in country races across WA, but on the weekend it was a newer member of the racing family who stood out. Aaron Pateman, in his first full season of training, claimed his biggest scalp to date when in-form gelding Block Of Land scored […]

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CWHRC Puts On Another Great Day Out

Westcoaster broke through for his maiden win on Sunday at just his eighth start in a race. Flying the flag for locally stood stallion Fly Like An Eagle, the two-year-old who was yet to finish any closer fourth at his previous attempts led all the way from barrier one, giving Mike Williams and Deni Roberts […]

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Bell’s Rising Star Back In Swing Of Things

Swingband is set to headline an impressive group of budding stars in this Friday’s three-year-old race at Gloucester Park. The son of Alta Christiano went on a breathtaking run of feature race wins earlier this year, taking out the Sales Classic (2130m), Caduceus Club Classic (2130m), APG Gold Bullion (1730m) and the Pearl Classic (2130m). […]

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Western Australian Group & Listed Winners 2021-22

GROUP 1S Railway Stakes Western Empire William Pike G & A Williams Winterbottom Graceful Girl William Pike G & A Williams Kingston Town` Regal Power Pat Carbery G & A Williams   GROUP 2S Lee Steere Stakes Massimo Clint Johnston-Porter C & M Gangemi WA Guineas Treasured Star William Pike G & A Williams Ted […]

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Gold Horseshoe Returns To The Winners Circle

The Reeves family was heavily represented in the first race at Bunbury on Wednesday, with Hayden Reeves preparing five of the seven runner in the standing start, as well as his father Colin Reeves preparing Gold Horseshoe, with the father and son duo fighting it out to the line, seeing age and experience come out […]

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The Last Word – John Higgins Memorial Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the John Higgins Memorial. See Ya Write, above, took out last year’s edition of the $30,000 event. Get The Last Word on all 10 races below. RACE 1 – NOAH GEORGE FUNDRAISER 19TH AUGUST 3YO FILLIES PACE Lindsay Harper (LILLYROSE): “Up in grade. She will need some luck. Gary […]

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Perth’s Home Now For McDonald

He’s already won a Fremantle Cup as a driver and now Stuart McDonald is back in Perth seeking more success, this time with an eye towards driving and training. The 27-year-old has made his way back to work with champion trainer Gary Hall Snr and said he was back where he wanted to be. “It […]

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Elish Star Finds His Stride

Elish Star takes out the last on Monday at Pinjarra. Photo Credit- Photography by Jodie Hallows   The pacer turned trotter Elish Star led from start to stop on Monday at the Paceway, bringing up the four-year-old’s second career win for trainer Karen Bennett.   Driven by Lauren Harper, the pacing bred gelding by the […]

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Darwin Cup Dream To Turn To Reality

Jockey Brad Rawiller is confident Living The Dream can deliver trainer Rob Gulberti a third Darwin Cup (2050m) in four years, following his win in the Metric Mile (1600m) on Saturday. Living The Dream enjoyed a cosy run behind race leader Starouz in the $50,000 event and was too classy over the concluding stages. It […]

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