Perth Racing will be seeking a fourth track manager in the past year after the club and Brett Sipthorpe parted ways.
From suffering what was initially an undetectable injury to a courageous win at Belmont Park, Last Of The Line has taken connections on an emotional rollercoaster in the past nine months.
Trainer Stephanie Bakranich is optimistic Nerodio, a winner at nine of 24 starts, can become the first winner of consecutive Beaufines since Great Nation in 2005-06.
Perth Racing confirmed the name change for one of WA’s three Group 1 features after floating the idea with members and the racing industry.
Leading jockey Chris Parnham is confident his strong book of rides at Belmont Park on Saturday will give him a shot at reaching the milestone of 100 city winners for the season.
Boom three-year-old Trix Of The Trade will resume training on Friday to start his preparation for a tilt at the $1.5 million Group 1 double of the Railway Stakes and Kingston Town Classic.
WA racing’s latest fairytale has come to an end, with tough stayer Prince Turbo retired after sustaining a tendon injury in the wake of his Strickland Stakes win last Saturday.
Exciting three-year-old Bitofmerit will make his return from a long spell at Belmont Park on Saturday and trainer Michael Campbell is confident he can extend his unbeaten streak.
Legendary WA galloper Rogan Josh, winner of the 1999 Melbourne Cup, has died in Melbourne aged 29.
Michael Grantham has no qualms about Kaptain Kaos handling the 2000m of the Strickland Stakes as the young trainer chases a remarkable fourth Belmont Park feature in as many weeks.
Champion greyhound Reggemite, Miracle Mile hero Royal Force and harness trainer Jim Hand are the latest inductees into the WA Racing Hall of Fame.
The WA Racehorse Trainers Association is calling for significant industry reform after an independent study revealed concerns about the long-term viability of training racehorses in WA.
Trainer Jason Miller has called on Paul Harvey to ride Prince Turbo in Saturday’s Strickland Stakes (2000m) in what will be defining a race for the comeback stayer.
The campaign to name WA’s new $1.5 million race as part of the revamped annual horse racing carnival to be known as ‘The Pinnacles’ has exploded with interest from WA punters. SEE THE SUGGESTIONS
Connections of Otheroneson and Top Of The Pops have fended off significant interest from Hong Kong owners as trainer Dan Morton eyes Saturday’s Belmont Guineas with the former.
Racing and Wagering WA expects racing to return to Bunbury in the first quarter of 2023, but the new $17 million racecourse won’t be available for training until November.
Racing and Wagering WA plans to consult with the industry about the possibility of a slot race being added to the WA program and Perth Racing chief executive James Oldring has backed the idea.
The West Australian can reveal trainer Lou Luciani, harness administrator Rob Bovell and star greyhound Paradise Street as the latest inductees into the Hall of Fame.
WATC Derby hero Alaskan God will stay in WA for Ascot’s rebranded carnival The Pinnacles and trainer Dan Morton will entertain the new $1.5 million feature for quality mare Kissonallforcheeks.
WA filly Sheeza Belter capped a remarkable rise to interstate stardom with a tough Group 1 victory in the JJ Atkins (1600m) at Eagle Farm for champion jockey William Pike.
Belmont will be in the soft range after several days of rain and Massimo, who leads the Gangemi brothers’ three-pronged attack, has won three times on soft tracks.
Trainer Michael Grantham is optimistic Kaptain Kaos has bounced back from a cold and will improve significantly in the Group 3 Hyperion Stakes (1600m) at Belmont Park on Saturday.
Trainer Raquel Williams has her sights set on another crack at the Perth Cup (2400m) next year with the dual Bunbury Cup winner, who continues to thrive despite being a rising eight-year-old.
Record-breaking filly La Trice, harness administrator and historian Alan Parker and champion trainer-reinsman Andy Sheahan are the latest inductees into the WA Racing Hall of Fame.
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