Super Exceed | Vale Super; Talented Gelding Gone Too Soon

Super Exceed a 2013 gelding by Exceed and Excel from Raboob had nine starts for one second and two thirds, earning $6,545 before retiring in 2018. He began his career with trainer Jim Taylor, before racing in Geraldton with Ron Cowl Junior for four starts, and then returning to Jim for his last start. Isabelle […]

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Great Googlymoogly | Finding His Feet in Endurance

Great Googlymoogly, a 2012 foal by Jet Laag USA raced under trainer Vanessa Brockman throughout his 30-start career. Retiring in early 2020 due to a bowed tendon, the striking grey standardbred claimed two wins, five seconds and five thirds, earning $17,254 during his racing career. In November 2020 endurance rider Karla Stroud by chance met […]

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Prescience | This gelding is the perfect formula!

Prescience, by Kyllachy (GB) and out of Clear Vision (GB) began racing in his country of birth, England under Trainer Richard Hannan. During his English racing career, the 2012 foal had six starts for two seconds and one third, earning £3,334.53 ($6,242.28 AUD).   Prescience made the trip to Australia in late 2015 where he […]

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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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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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RWWA LAUNCHES WA HORSE PASSPORT

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today launched the Off the Track WA (OTTWA) Passport, an initiative designed to assist in the tracking of retired thoroughbreds and standardbreds in the State. The passport, part of the commitments outlined in the WA Racehorse Welfare Plan announced in November 2019, will work to ascertain details of […]

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Vale Bippityboppityblue: the gelding with an unforgettable can-do attitude

Bippityboppityblue, or Sarge to his friends, began his racing career in Victoria before travelling to WA. Ross Olivieri trained the gelding between 2004 and 2006, and Sarge had his final three starts under trainer Callan Suvalkjo. When he retired in 2007 the Blueberry Prince gelding had earnt his connections $88,477 across 83 starts for 17 […]

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