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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HOW TO APPLY FOR AN OTTWA PASSPORT FOR YOUR HORSE

How do I apply for an OTTWA Passport for my horse? To apply for an OTTWA Passport, simply read and follow the step-by-step guide here, before submitting an application here. If you have any questions about the process, or experience issues lodging the application, please contact the OTTWA team via offthetrackwa@rwwa.com.au How can I apply […]

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About The OTTWA Passport

What is the purpose of the OTTWA Passport? The OTTWA passport forms an important part of the commitments outlined in the WA Racehorse Welfare Plan. The initiative is designed to assist Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) in tracing and connecting retired racehorses in WA, and gain a better understanding of their location and life […]

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How to Apply for The Off The Track WA Retraining Program

How To Apply 1. Please refer to the Acceptance Criteria and Terms and Conditions to ascertain whether the program is suitable for your horse. 2. Download and complete the Application Form. As there may be a waiting period to enter the program, if accepted, it is recommended to apply prior to commencing the letting down […]

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Super Exceed and Kings Heaven

Two clever geldings, that don’t have a win to their names between them on the track. Kings Heaven had 11 race starts for no wins or placings on the track and is now competing under the name of Down To Business. Super Exceed, a gelding by Exceed And Excel that recorded nine starts for no […]

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Sutters Pride, the standardbred who loves to jump

Sutters Pride started life on the track with six race starts for no wins or placings and a grand total of $485 in prize money. Now with Veronique Vanderklift, the Sutter Hanover gelding has shown his talent for jumping! We caught up with Veronique and Sutters Pride at the Off the Track WA Eventing Grand […]

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Nogo Kal, Champion Agility Horse

Nogo Kal, a gelding by Saxon out of Sylvia’s Smile, was bred by Mr G J Edwards and foaled on the 13 September 2008. The gelding was trained by Neville Parnham, however did not show much promise on the track, only having two trials, and ran last at both attempts. Nogo Kal was retired from […]

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Audacia, the state or quality of being bold

The Husson Lightning gelding had one trial at Bunbury before he was retired. Alfie as he is fondly known, spent some time in Kalgoorlie where he did a little bit of dressage and show jumping. Jo Jacobs then purchased Alfie and the pair have now been together for two years. We caught up with Jo […]

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How Can I Purchase Off The Track WA Merchandise?

Off the Track WA (OTTWA) merchandise is a great way to proudly show your support for off the track standardbreds and thoroughbreds, enjoying their second careers! Merchandise is available to be purchased in person or over the phone with a postage option during OTTWA clinics and events. Details of the items available, pricing and a […]

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