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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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OTTWA Twilight Metro Clinic Cancelled

Equestrian Western Australia (EWA) and Off the Track WA (OTTWA) have made the decision to cancel the first OTTWA metropolitan educational clinic of 2021. The multi-disciplinary clinic, originally planned for 6 and 7 February, was rescheduled to 14 February. However, given the uncertainty around the COVID-19 restrictions and the impacts of the Wooroloo bushfire, the […]

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OTTWA Metro Twilight Clinic Postponed

Off the Track WA (OTTWA) advises that due to the restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the current bushfire emergency, the OTTWA Clinic scheduled for 6 and 7 February at the State Equestrian Centre has been postponed. Participants who have signed up to this clinic may either elect to maintain their registration and participate in […]

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Your Good Fortune NZ | You couldn’t have picked a name more apt!

Your Good Fortune NZ, or Cookie to his friends, is by Bettor’s Delight USA and out of Hi Lo Silver Lining NZ. After a successful start to his career in New Zealand including three wins and one second, Cookie travelled across to Western Australia to the Bond Stables. Throughout his remaining 36 career starts Cookie […]

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Winning racehorse to winning Show Horse

Dino Mak’s racing career consisted of 31 starts for two wins, six seconds and four thirds, earning his connections $187,025 in prize money. 21 of these starts were under trainer Wally Mitchell and his last 10 were with Racquel Landridge. Mia Langridge first met Dino Mak, by Fastnet Rock and out of New Zealand mare […]

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Billies a Star NZ – A Star in Everyone’s Eyes

Billies a Star NZ raced under trainer Michael Brennan until he retired in early 2018. The American Ideal USA gelding had 54 starts for 12 wins, three seconds and five thirds, earning $145,262 across his racing career. Michael remembers the talented gelding as a gentleman and lovely horse to have around. “He was always going […]

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RWWA PRESENTS MULTI-PURPOSE RACEHORSE WELFARE FACILITY

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today unveiled its multi-purpose racehorse welfare facility, the Off the Track WA (OTTWA) Estate, with the announcement that two of the first horses transitioning through its retraining program will be donated to HorsePower Australia. The Estate will be used to facilitate the retraining of retired racehorses through RWWA’s OTTWA […]

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