Home' Breeding and Racing : Issue 118 December 2014 Contents MAGIC MILLIONS PERTH YEARLING SALE
The primary objective of Westspeed is to
foster and promote the growth of Western
Australian racing by providing both Breeders
and Owners with an incentive to maintain
and further increase their level of investment
in the local industry.
BENEFIT TO BREEDERS
Greater future earning capacity of Westspeed
nominated yearlings being highlighted in the
catalogue and sale ring, providing a positive
point of difference in a competitive selling
Bonus payments directly to Breeders, thus
giving you a financial return from the racing
performances of your stock, often two to three
years after the horse was sold. More than $8
million in bonus payments have been made to
Breeders since 2000.
The benefit of Westspeed to Owners is the
opportunity to earn a further financial
bonus for each eligible win, above the
standard prize money for that race.
Westspeed Owner nominated horses have
a much greater earning potential than non
Westspeed horses. Since the inception of
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Westspeed, Owners have received bonuses
in excess of $25 million.
Only horses that have been ‘Breeder
nominated’ for Westspeed are eligible to be
‘Owner Nominated’ and purchasers must
factor this into their deliberations when
considering the purchase of a yearling.
TRAINERS & JOCKEYS
Trainers and Jockeys receive an additional
payment of 6% and 3% respectively, for each
Westspeed bonus paid. The amount of this
payment is in addition to the Breeder and
Owner bonus components and based on
Trainers and Jockeys receiving over the course
of each season, the equivalent of 10% and 5%
of RWWA’s direct contribution to the annual
pool of total Westspeed bonuses paid.
For a yearling to be eligible for Westspeed,
one of the following criteria must be
● The product of a sire standing in Western
Australia at the time dam is served.
● The dam at least 50% owned by a Western
Australian-based Breeder at the time the
yearling was conceived, as recorded by the
Australian Stud Book.
● The dam was carrying that foal, or had that
foal at foot, at the time she was purchased by a
Western Australian based Breeder.
● The dam was served by a Western
Australian based sire in the season
immediately following that in which the
yearling in question was conceived.
The Breeder begins the process during the
horses yearling (1YO) season by lodging
a Westspeed Breeder Nomination for
any eligible yearling for which they are
the registered Breeder recorded by the
Australian Stud Book.
Owners must be aware that horses not
entered into Westspeed by their Breeder are
not eligible to be Owner nominated for the
Horses are eligible for a full Westspeed
bonus for the following wins in races
conducted at a WA TAB meeting with an
advertised stake of $100,000 or less:
● All wins at two-years of age.
● All wins at three-years of age.
● Wins at four-years of age where the race
is run over 1750m or further.
● Under the ‘first win initiative’, four-years-
old horses winning their first race over a
distance of less than 1750m will receive a
payment of 50% of the full bonus amount for
that win only.
● Yearlings retained by the Breeder or sold
privately may be Breeder nominated up until
the closing date for nominations on 17 July
● Owners of Breeder nominated
Westspeed yearlings may be nominated up
until this closing date.
Westspeed is available on our website at
www.westspeed.com.au, by emailing us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning the
RWWA Racing Department on 9445 5277.
WESTSPEED BONUS SCHEME
Westspeed is Racing & Wagering Western Australia’s rewarding
Breeder and Owner bonus scheme.
“Since the inception of Westspeed, Owners have
received bonuses in excess of $22 million...”
INTRODUCING WESTSPEED STALLIONS FOR THE 2014 BREEDING SEASON
Westspeed eligible foals by a ‘Westspeed Stallion’ that are conceived in the 2014 breeding season will have the
opportunity to race for stakes and bonuses to the winner of in excess of $75,000 to the Owner in all Tier One (prime
metropolitan) Westspeed races.
Horses by non-Westspeed stallions will continue to receive bonuses at the current levels.
BROODMARE SERVICE INCENTIVE
From the 2015 breeding season, fillies and mares that win a black type race in Western Australia, will have their first
service to a stallion standing in Western Australia subsidised by up to $15,000.
IT JUST GETS BETTER & BETTER
For any further information on Westspeed visit our website at westspeed.com.au or contact the RWWA
Racing Department on 9445 5277 or email email@example.com
Westspeed is RWWA’s leading incentive scheme designed to reward
owners and breeders who invest in Western Australian bloodstock,
with more than $4.8M in bonuses paid to Owners and Breeders in the
2013/14 racing season.
Nominations are now being accepted from Breeders and Owners to
include their current yearling in Westspeed for their 2yo, 3yo & 4yo
$715 (including GST)
Owner - Westspeed Standard: $1,430 (including GST)
Owner - Westspeed Extra: $2,860 (including GST)
Remember that Owners of horses paid up for Westspeed Extra
receive an extra $7,500 bonus for every Saturday metropolitan win.
In addition to the above bonus amounts, Trainers and Riders also receive 6% and 3% respectively of the total bonus payable
NOMINATIONS CLOSE ON 17 JULY 2015
There has never been a better time to invest in the Western Australian breeding
industry and purchase the Western Australian bred product!
Tier Advertised Stakes Breeder Owner Standard Owner Extra
1 $40,000 - $100,000 $5,000
2 $17,500 - $39,999 $2,500
3 $9,000 - $17,499 $1,250
4 less than $9,000 $625
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