STAR PERTH JUVENILE MELBOURNE BOUND

By Julio Santarelli He’s been tagged the next big thing to come out of WA racing and has now found a new home interstate. Perth’s precocious talent, Bustling, will continue his Australian career under Mick Price and Michael Kent Jr and Melbourne’s leading co-trainers are confident he will live up to his $2 million price tag.…

NEW LEADER FOR WA RACING

Western Australian racing expert David Hunter has been appointed Acting Chief Racing Officer of Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA). Over the last 18 years, David has been an integral part of the organisation’s leadership team across several business areas. From Manager Thoroughbred Racing, David moved into tri-code management as Commercial Racing and Planning Manager…

Record-Breaking Magic Millions Yearling Sale

The Magic Millions Perth Yearling sale celebrated a record-breaking opening day yesterday (Tuesday). Local buyers responded strongly and overcame any fears over a lack of eastern states interest because of Covid restrictions. Local bloodstock agent John Chalmers secured the day one sale topper with Lot 174, a Playing God-Moodometer colt fetching $330,000. “He’s a big…

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…