Double Delight for WAROA members at Belmont – May 23 2015

The following WAROA members were successful at Saturday’s Belmont Park meeting. R1 – Regal Gleam – none R2 – Vonus – Neville & Carolyn Parnham, Wayne Walker R3 – Tower of Lonhro – Ron Beacham, John Screaigh (Snr), John Screaigh (Jnr), John Knapton R4 – North Ridge – Neville & Susan Duncan R5 – First…

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WAROA Winners – Belmont May 16

The following WAROA members either owned or part owned the winners from Belmont last Saturday R2 – Malibu Style – Part owners – Neville & Carolyn Parnham, Mike Fagan R4 – Saxy Grace – Part owners – Jim & Clarice Smith R5 – Hey Bro – Owners – Kevin Fowler & Kellie Everett R7 – Luckygray – Part owners – Ross Drage, Barry Mitchell R8 – Surpark – Part owner – Lui Tuia R8 – Gigante – Owner – Sam Trimboli

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WAROA Winners – Belmont Saturday May 9 2015

The following WAROA members either owned or part owned the winners on today’s Belmont Park meeting. R1 – Blackwood – Neville & Susan Duncan R2 – Saxon Saxoff R3 – Tower of Lonhro –  Ron Beacham, John Screaigh (Snr), John Screaigh (Jnr), John Knapton R4 – Brother Patrick – Martin Epis, Roy Harper R5 –…

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WAROA Winners – Belmont May 2 2015

WAROA members winners from last Saturday as follows: R1 – Twelve Rounds – Michael & John Gangemi, Dan Condidorio, Dick Wade and Mark Yeak (all part owners) R2 – Madassa – Shaun Yeo and Eddie Rigg (part owners) R3 – Our Finest Moment – Fred & Cathy White (part owners) R5 – Detection – Wally Daly (part owner) R6 – Properantes – Colin Webster (part owner) R7 – True Storm – David Smith (owner) R8 – I See Luck – Lorraine & Ivy…

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Ascot WAROA Winners – 18/04/15

Results from Ascot last Saturday for WAROA members R1 – Glitterbell – No Members R2 – North Ridge – Neville & Susan Duncan (Owners) R3 – Steel Spur – No Members R4 – Infathuated – Kellie Everett, Kevin Fowler and Ben Duncan (Owners) R5 – Properantes – Colin Webster (Part owner) R6 – Zester –…

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WAROA Members Strike it Lucky at Ascot

An unbelievable day for WAROA members on at Ascot on Saturday with members featuring in 7 of 8 winners. Ascot   R1 – Back to a Walk – Mike Cox (managing part owner) R2 – Shiedel – Des De Largie R3 – Travinator – Colin Pearce R5 – Delicacy – Bob & Sandra Peters R6 – Boom Time – Kim Loxton R7 – Lucky Street – Joanna Andrews, Ken & Helen Gregson, Isaac & Estelle Cohen, Ross…

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Big Weekend for WAROA Members

It was a red letter day for WAROA members at Ascot on Saturday with six of the eight winners owned by WAROA members and another winner part owned by WAROA members. The fortune continued for WAROA members at the WAROA bonus day at Mt Barker on Sunday, with Gibraltar Rock  and Quality Fair paying out…

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Three WAROA bonus wins at Bunbury

There were three bonuses of $1500 each won yesterday at Bunbury. Race 6 Heez Our Wally John Cunniffe and Gay Scott Race 7 Chocolate Moon Alana Williams Race 8 Tick Tick Bloom Daniel Palmateer, Glenn McNally, Ryan Hopkinson, Jason McGuire, Dean Bailey, Daniel Koric, Ann Marie Harvey Interesting to note the winners of race 6…

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Raining WAROA winners on Saturday at Ascot

It was a big day at Ascot Saturday for WAROA with six of the eight winners being owned or part owned by WAROA members. R1 Pushin’ Shapes Neville & Susan Duncan, Daniel Pearce – all part owners R2 Already Famous Kim Loxton – owned outright R3 Sheidel Des De Largie – owned outright R4 She’s…

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WAROA members win three races at Ascot on Saturday

Oakland Park Syndicate (Neville and Susan Duncan) was successful with their two year old Saxon gelding Saxophonist. This was his third race start having been placed fourth in his previous two races. The quality of the win suggests he has a bright future. Des de Largie’s Sheidel blitz the field in the Westspeed 3YO race…

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Members Have Their Say

Despite the many challenges confronting the WA racing industry, it is still prize-money that remains the number one issue for most owners following the results of our recent WAROA members’ survey. Maintaining or increasing current levels of stake-money is seen by most of our poll statistics, as the most important pillar to WA racing remaining…

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Two WAROA Bonus Day Winners today at Geraldton

WAROA’s big day at Geraldton concluded with two $1,500 bonuses being paid out to WAROA members. Bart Venrooy picked up $1,500 for his galloper Bearcat gelding Blazing Ammo winning his maiden. Rod and Bridie O’Bree also collected $1,500 for the win of their Brocco gelding Shooting Iron who took out the the Sportspower Geraldton Handicap…

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Three WAROA Bonuses Go Off at Esperance

The WAROA Owners’ Bonus Day was held at Esperance yesterday with three lucky group of owners adding to their prize money. Trainer Steve Wolfe as the sole owner of Carburetor picked up $1,000 for his win. Trainer Frank Maynard and follow owner also pocketed $1,000 for the win of Dancing Anna. Owners Max Wolfenden, Paul…

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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 unknown beyond 1200 metres, Jason Brown slotted the horse ideally in a one-out-one-back position, taking the pressure off her to win powerfully. “It was an…

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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 on Saturday. Victories in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m), the Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) and the Group 2 Cox Stakes (2100m) were…

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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 winter racing assignment. The majority of winners came from a handy position or better which threw our initial punting calculations into disarray, while the “bag-men”…

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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 notify RISA on the retirement or death of their horse. The single Retirement of Racehorses or Death Notification Form can be found by clicking here.…

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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 successfully. By the time race four was concluded we were all convinced mid-field or worse was the place to be in running, but when It’s…

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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 notify RISA on the retirement or death of their horse. Please click here to see the attached documentation in regards to the requirements of owners &…

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Barakey To Launch Comeback

Champion sprinter Barakey will launch his comeback to racing in the Listed Goodwood Sprint (1300m) at Belmont Park in August. The Group 1 hero hasn’t been seen since he faded to finish ninth behind Buffering in last year’s Winterbottom Stakes (1200m). A planned trip to Melbourne in the spring and a transfer to Sydney trainer…

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Off The Track – Volition

Earning $214, 215 in prize money from only 41 starts, Volition (Tweak) proved to be a very handy racehorse for trainer Paul Jordan and the Lima Syndicate. Fiona McKenzie, who was part of the Lima Syndicate and worked for Paul Jordan at the time, recognised the horse may have potential post racing. Considered to be…

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Off The Track – Supporting West Australian Retired Racehorses

The Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) Off The Track program aims to increase the demand for retired racehorses as pleasure and performance horses through promotion of the attributes of both Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds. Our mission is to facilitate the placement of retired racehorses in second careers by promoting the many re-trainers across the state…

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Twin City Solider has marched into Manilya Sprint

Twin City Solider has marched into Manilya Sprint (1200m) calculations after posting a comprehensive victory at Carnarvon’s season-opening meeting on Saturday. The Allan Hughes-trained gelding staked his claim for the $25,000 feature after demolishing his Gascoyne Hotel Handicap (1200m) rivals by eight lengths. The Medal Of Honour five-year-old was brilliantly handled by up and coming…

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Mathews Left Speechless After Cool Trade Wins

Alan Mathews was left speechless after Cool Trade extended her unbeaten campaign at Belmont on Saturday. “What can you say about her, she is just exciting,” said Matthews. “She is a very nice filly but at some stage I will have to sit down and map out where we want to go with her. “She…

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