Investors were allegedly sold shares in dead racehorses as part of a ‘scam’ that is under investigation by WA Police.
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.
WA’s mighty Melbourne Cup winner Rogan Josh, a pin-up for the battlers in a sport often dominated by riches, died on Friday.
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.
State of Rest, fresh from a triumph at Royal Ascot, is set to finish his career by defending his Cox Plate title in Australia.
Dual Group One winner Home Affairs has been retired to stud in Australia after his unplaced run at Royal Ascot.
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.
Bob Peters will welcome William Pike back on Ascot carnival runners after vaccination rule change.
Jockeys who have not had the COVID vaccine, including legendary hoop Willie Pike, are now allowed to ride in Western Australia again.
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.
Home Affairs has missed out on a famous Royal Ascot sprint double for Australia but another raider Artorius finished third in the Platinum Jubilee Stakes.
Bob Peters flags plans to aim Belmont Guineas winner Devoted at Ascot’s Railway Stakes and Kingston Town Classic.
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.
World-beating Australian sprinter Nature Strip has been ruled out of a rare double attempt at the Royal Ascot meeting.
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.
Joseph O'Brien, son of the master trainer Aidan O'Brien, has saddled Cox Plate winner State of Rest for his first Royal Ascot victory.
Australian wonder horse Nature Strip has proved why he's the fastest in the business with a brilliant sprint triumph at Royal Ascot.
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.
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