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Report on Potential Privatisation Of The Western Australian TAB released

Report To Western Australian Racing Representative Group (WARRG) On The Potential Privatisation Of The Western Australian TAB (WATAB) Download The Gunston (WARGG) Report (PDF)

Magnifisio outstanding in the WAROA-Lee Steere Stakes

Having her first attempt over 1400 metres, Jim Taylor’s power mare Magnifisio has been ridden perfectly by jockey Jason Brown, winning the group two Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes. With the distance [...]

The View From The Clouds – The remarkable story of one of race calling’s favourite sons

In thirty-two years of race broadcasting, John Hunt witnessed some of the greatest stories of the track, particularly from the world of harness racing. The champions, the glory, the tragedy, [...]

WAROA/Perth Racing Award Winners

August 2, 2014 Ihtsahymn has won WA Race Horse of the Year at the Western Australian Racing Owners Association (WAROA) awards ceremony, held at a gala function at the Hyatt Hotel [...]

Blackie’s Weekend Wrap – Belmont Park – 28th June 2014.

Well the sun may have been out, but Strickland Stakes Day at Belmont Park this year was anything but inviting as punters were forced to rug up for another cold [...]

Important Notice for Owners regarding Retirement of Racehorses

Effective the 1 July 2014 the Australian Racing Board (ARB) has amended the Australian Rule of Racing AR.64J to make it compulsory for Managing Owners or their representatives (Trainers) to [...]

Blackie’s Weekend Wrap – Belmont Park – 21st June 2014.

Guineas Day at Belmont Park this year will be remembered for a variety of reasons - most of which centring around the dreadful weather conditions both rider and steed were [...]

Blackie’s Weekend Wrap – Belmont Park – 14th June 2014.

It is not often that you tip half the card and still have an ordinary day at the office, but that’s what transpired at Belmont Park this weekend as five [...]

Chris Blackwell’s Belmont Wrap 7.06.14

  It was a day of two halves this weekend at Belmont Park, as punters were forced to reassess racing conditions mid-program – and they managed to do this very [...]

Important Notice for Owners and Trainers

Effective the 1 July 2014 the Australian Racing Board (ARB) has amended the Australian Rule of Racing AR.64J to make it compulsory for Managing Owners or their representatives (Trainers) to [...]