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OTTWA SPONSORED EVENT WRAP UP | May 2021

May was the biggest month yet for off the track competitors. There were over 430 individual entries across 20 sponsored events throughout the busy month. Competitions ranged from Pony Club WA Show Jump Championships to the SPPHAWA Dual Code Spectacular and Off the Track Classic. Congratulations to all winners and place getters of the May […]

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It’s Judgment Day | We don’t need to deliberate on this gelding’s talents!

It’s Judgment Day, by Bahhare (USA) and out of Court Olea (NZ) began his racing career in New Zealand in 2005. The handsome bay had his first 23 starts under trainer Michael Grant, the majority of which were run in New Zealand before racing in Australia. In 2009, five starts into his Australian racing career […]

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OFF THE TRACK WA RETRAINING PROGRAM EXPANDS

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Off the Track WA (OTTWA) Retraining Program is set to increase its capacity for the retraining and rehoming of the State’s retired racehorses by 50 per cent. The OTTWA Retraining Program was first launched as a pilot in September 2020 and following its success RWWA has expanded the program […]

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Ready For Sure | There’s No Doubt This Gelding Is Ready For His Eventing Career!

Ready For Sure, by American stallion More Than Ready and out of New Zealand Mare Lady of Helena raced under trainer David Harrison. Ready For Sure, better known as Troy, had 28 starts for two wins, two seconds and three thirds, earning $35,797 before retiring in 2014. Harrison recognised Troy’s potential as performance horse, and […]

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OTTWA SPONSORED EVENT WRAP UP | APRIL 2021

Off the Track WA was proud to sponsor nine equestrian events across April 2021, with two additional events being postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. We are happy to see over 300 event registrations for off the track horses across these events, representing 38% of entries. Congratulations to all winners and place getters of the April […]

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Off the Track WA Esperance Clinic Postponed 

Off the Track WA (OTTWA) advises that due to the WA Government restrictions in response to COVID-19 and the current uncertainty surrounding changes to these restrictions, the OTTWA Clinic scheduled for May 1 and 2 at the Esperance Equestrian Centre has been postponed.  OTTWA acknowledges the significant support of the planned clinic shown by both the off the track and racing communities of Esperance. We are committed to […]

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Madamchino | A talented Eventing mare with big plans.

Madamchino, by Maschino and out of Danewin mare Madam Jewel, is showing the world her winning heritage on the Eventing circuit. Bred and raced by the Yuill family at Limerick Park, this 2015 mare quickly showed her heart wasn’t in racing with just four starts for no placings. Graham Yuill retired her in June 2019 […]

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OTTWA SPONSORED EVENT WRAP UP | March 2021

Off the Track WA was proud to sponsor 20 equestrian events across March 2021. These sponsored events saw nearly 400 entries from 337 individual retired racehorses who competed disciplines including Harness Driving, Pentathlons and Show Horse. Local clubs and organisations from Albany to Geraldton and everywhere in between welcomed retired racehorses to their events. Six […]

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Waylade NZ | A Gentleman On And Off The Track

Waylade, by Washington VC, was trained by Gary Hall Snr for the first two years of his successful racing career. From 2013-2015 the talented gelding notched up 20 consecutive placings, as well a stretch seven straight wins in that period. In late 2016 Waylade succumbed to a tendon injury which required an extended period of […]

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OTTWA Sponsored Event Wrap Up | February 2021

February 2021 was a busy month for retired racehorses in WA! Highlighting the achievements of off the track horses and their riders were the Equestrian Western Australia Awards, Dressage Western Australia Awards and 19 OTTWA Sponsored Events. This year OTTWA and EWA introduced the Off the Track Newcomer of The Year Awards with four categories […]

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