Prizemoney boost for WA racing

Increased prizemoney and a longer-term strategic approach to announcing stakes across all three codes of racing will deliver exciting racing for Western Australian participants in the years ahead. Acknowledging the unique economic conditions currently being experienced in Western Australia, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) will evolve its stakes strategy to provide a three-year view…

WA Racing Update – COVID-19

Following the WA Government’s announcement regarding interim restrictions, whilst the Peel and Perth regions transition out of the lockdown, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) advises that racing, trialling and trackwork will continue under the following strict bio-security measures. Interim restrictions from 12.01am Saturday 3 July until 12.01am Tuesday 6 July: The following restrictions will…

WA Racing Update – COVID-19

The WA Government have advised that effective 12pm, Sunday 27 June, restrictions have been introduced for Perth and Peel for a minimum three days, due to COVID-19. People are encouraged to check the exposure locations. Please note that racing, trialling and trackwork will continue under strict bio-security measures. Irrespective of racing venue, the following requirements will…

Celebrating our Volunteers: Kevin Scott

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we want to recognise the dedication of our volunteers in the WA racing industry. Kevin Scott has dedicated much of his time to country racing in Western Australia over many years.   After travelling to Western Australia from Victoria, Kevin got into the industry after meeting his now-wife, Fiona.  In 1988, Kevin and Fiona bought a property in…

Bunbury Turf Club Re-development Tender Awarded to Civcon WA

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has awarded Civcon WA the contract for the re-development of the Bunbury Turf Club racing and training tracks.  Specialist sports turf company Evergreen Turf will be extensively supporting Civcon WA with their vast experience in building racetracks throughout Australia and McMahons will support construction of the fibre sand training track.  From 31 May…