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RJ Peters Stake Day Preview news

RJ Peters Stake Day Preview

Chris Nelson | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Some unexpected storms have hit the west and thrown a bit of a dampener over the start of the carnival. After the shocking news from Northam on Thursday, every precaution must be taken to ensure th...

67 Comments | 3 years ago

The Ascot Preview 4th November news

The Ascot Preview 4th November

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Race 1 - Party Night At Shafto Lane Absolute belter of a card at Ascot with the features looking like extremely good betting races. We may even see a Winterbottom or Railway winner on this prog...

1 Comments | 3 years ago

First Group 1 for Raceday front runners news

First Group 1 for Raceday front runners

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Raceday welcomes the first Group 1 of the season with the 16 highest ranked competitors getting their chance to bank big dollars in the Group 1 Carey Classic. thefalcon started the season with...

1 Comments | 3 years ago

Experienced Horseperson classified

Experienced Horseperson

Wanted | 3 years ago

Looking for live in caretaker/manager position on agistment property or similar. 40yrs experience training/riding etc, looking at relocating in early 2018....

The Ascot Preview 20th October news

The Ascot Preview 20th October

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Race 1 - It's Good To Be Back The smell of spring racing. Is there anything better? I feel like a kid at Christmas and will probably be as broke as my parents after it. If you are not h...

35 Comments | 3 years ago

Full Bunbury Preview 14.07 news

Full Bunbury Preview 14.07

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Race 1 - Triple Play We head south this weekend with a ripper of a race card at everyone's favourite port city. The weather has hit us hard late on Friday in Perth, but from all reports Bun...

16 Comments | 3 years ago

Full Belmont Preview 7th October news

Full Belmont Preview 7th October

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Race 1 - Hec Of A Start Hec Mc Laren saddles up the favourite in the first event, in what should be a cool but pleasant afternoon of racing at Belmont Park. Just Like That has not been afforded...

48 Comments | 3 years ago

Full Belmont Preview 23/09 news

Full Belmont Preview 23/09

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Race 1 - Burning Pockets The weather gods decided to mix things up for the form analysts out there and throw 50mm of water over the hallowed Belmont Park. Writing this on the Thursday evening m...

36 Comments | 3 years ago

Full Belmont Preview 9th September news

Full Belmont Preview 9th September

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Race 1 - Bars Off, We're On An absolute belter of a week in the wild west with barely a drop of rain hitting the metropolitan area. We should be looking at a Good 4 track rating. Going...

1 Comments | 3 years ago

Full Belmont Preview 2nd September news

Full Belmont Preview 2nd September

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Race 1 - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother A muddling week weather wise has left guesstimating track conditions a little difficult. With Fridays downpour I think we will be looking somewh...

Full Belmont Preview 26th August news

Full Belmont Preview 26th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Race 1 - A Sunny Belmont After finally encountering a precipitation free week (or latter part of the week at least) in Perth, we should finally be looking at some non-rain affected going. A Goo...

47 Comments | 3 years ago

Danehills Daughter has Kalgoorlie in sight news

Danehills Daughter has Kalgoorlie in sight

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 years ago

Emerging stayer Danehills Daughter is the latest addition to the upcoming Kalgoorlie carnival. Trainer Stephen Rowe has planned a ‘hit-and-run’ mission for the daughter of Danehill...

1 Comments | 3 years ago

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User KTQ

KTQ 26 Nov | Posts: 187

The $10mill they are considering would go towards making GP safer. There would be no upgrades to help racing like auto timers. This was confirmed to me at the outreach sessions. If harness racing had money, they should hire a marketing/media planning agenc...

User savethegame

savethegame 26 Nov | Posts: 1878

Mark Mcgowan salary must have been worked out in cambodia in charge of 2 mil. people --400k. Burt in charge what 500 people at rwwa.----- 800k. you don;t have to be dead to be stiff.

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 26 Nov | Posts: 1945

Who sanctioned Burt;s salary at over 800k. was it rwwa----- What is the new CEO  Salary surely we can get it down to half. that and spent  the .other 400k at  g.p. Esp. when the premier is only on about 400k. The RWWA Board  signs off on...

User maybeso

maybeso 26 Nov | Posts: 28

it was also said at the outreach meeting that RWWA is planning to upgrade the lights at GP, Bunbury and Northam to LED lighting. That wont be budgeted for for two, three or four odd years. I cant recall the exact timeline.Harness needs money being spent on inf...

User savethegame

savethegame 26 Nov | Posts: 1878

Who sanctioned Burt;s salary at over 800k. was it rwwa----- What is the new CEO  Salary surely we can get it down to half. that and spent  the .other 400k at  g.p. Esp. when the premier is only on about 400k.

User savethegame

savethegame 26 Nov | Posts: 1878

Martin rode at Kalg not for long.Peter mckay was the  one,trying to think why i put ken james,may have worked at both over the years---Rod Kirkup won apprentices cup,was it  Queen Inca or Hasten Lass.Curmugeon  he sure did ride short for that ...

User spinking

spinking 26 Nov | Posts: 2776

Peter Mckays stables were directly behind Colin Websters . At the time Mark Grigsby and Rod Kirkup were apprentices to C.H.Webster

User spinking

spinking 26 Nov | Posts: 2776

STG. Martin Macphilomy worked for Peter Mckay for a long time at the same time J.Berry was apprentice to him. I didnt think Martin rode in races but stand to be corrected

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 26 Nov | Posts: 1945

By the way all of the funds for the above projects were provided by RWWA and to that can be added the infield tote indicator and vision facilities.

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 26 Nov | Posts: 1808

STG..I think Harry Wulff may have been stood down from riding because he refused a stewards direction to lengthen his irons. Seem to recall a controversy of some sort occurring there.