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The Western Australian Turf Club (now Perth Racing) has had a proud history of hosting thoroughbred racing in the state for over 150 years
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The Western Australian Turf Club (now operating as Perth Racing) has had a proud history of hosting thoroughbred racing in the state for over 150 years, and runs the two magnificent riverside racecourses of Ascot and Belmont Park, both situated minutes from the city of Perth.
Perth Racing is responsible for the renowned Ascot Summer Racing Carnival and the $1,000,000 Group 1 Carlton Draught Railway Stakes, the $500,000 Group 1 Burswood Winterbottom Stakes, the Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic, and the $400,000 Group II BMW-Perth Cup.
Perth Racing’s quality race meetings are also known as a breeding ground for champions.
Northerly, Rogan Josh, Placid Ark, Miss Andretti, Scenic Blast and Hay List are just some of the Champions to have hailed from Ascot racecourse.
Perth Racing Manages two Perth Metropolitan Race Course: Ascot and Belmont Park.
Established in 1965, the Wanneroo Horse and Pony Club hosts numerous events catering to all ages and abilities, and is eager to pass on their passion for horse riding and knowledge to others.
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Wanneroo Horse and Pony Club (WHPC) was established in 1965. The large grounds, including grassed arenas and a cross country course catering for up to C grade, are set in native bushland. The hard-working committee is dedicated to fostering the aims of Pony Club Western Australia (PCWA). WHPC's fantastic group of instructors share a passion for horse riding and horsemanship and are eager to pass on their knowledge to the riders. WHPC hosts monthly rallies and numerous events catering for all ages and abilities. Additionally, WHPC always sends a large contingent of riders to PCWA Championships and consistently takes home many of the top awards!
To encourage young people to ride and to enjoy all kinds of sports connected with horses and riding.
To provide instruction in riding and horsemastership and to instil in members the proper care of their animals.
To promote the highest ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and loyalty, thereby cultivating strength of character and self-discipline.