Latest News from Bruce Watkins

Formula Won Zooms Past Them to Break her Maiden

May 16, 2015

Universal Ruler mare Formula Won was too good for them today and zipped up to win from behind at Narrogin today. Trainer Bruce Watkins said "I think we can expect good things from this mare, she won easily and although its a country track, this mare has great promise". Stable ...

MAKATIES KEEPER WINS CONVINCINGLY ON CUP DAY

MAKATIES KEEPER WINS CONVINCINGLY ON CUP DAY

Mar 18, 2015

It was cause for great celebration when Makaties Keeper won well at Bunbury on Cup Day. The mare was purchased from the Melbourne yearling sales by Bruce in 2012 and has taken time to grow and develop. Owned locally by Liz Watkins, Tracy Hitchcock, Tim Fox, Fred Fairthorne, ...

KERRIFIC THRIVING IN HIS NEW LIFE

KERRIFIC THRIVING IN HIS NEW LIFE

Jan 28, 2015

Group winner Kerrific (Billy) was retired late last year due to a minor tendon injury after winning over $600,000 in his racing career, including the Belmont Sprint, Grandstand Cup and the RJ Peters. Kerrific was also a gallant 4th in the 2013 Railway Stakes.Much loved here, he ...

AL FAISAL PROVIDES PLENTY OF CHRISTMAS CHEER

AL FAISAL PROVIDES PLENTY OF CHRISTMAS CHEER

Jan 03, 2015

Al Faisal literally became the horse that kept on giving during the holiday period as the gelding scored two terrific wins either side of Christmas.Al Faisal showed he was ready to win with his solid effort at Bunbury on December 12, which convinced trainer Bruce Watkins to step ...

WELCOME TO OUR NEW MISTABLE WEBSITE

WELCOME TO OUR NEW MISTABLE WEBSITE

Nov 10, 2014

We are pleased to launch our latest service to our clients and followers of the stable with this interactive web site.Communication is an important tool in racing and at Watkins Racing our aim is to keep our owners fully informed. This interactive web site enables us to move ...

TEDDY BEAU GETS A MELBOURNE CUP DAY WIN

TEDDY BEAU GETS A MELBOURNE CUP DAY WIN

Nov 04, 2014

Watkins Racing celebrated a victory of their own on Melbourne Cup Day when lightly raced four-year-old Teddy Beau broke his maiden in career start number three at his home circuit of Bunbury.Ridden by the stables apprentice Andrew Castle the horse had not races since May 2014 ...

WATKINS AND WARWICK WINNING AGAIN

WATKINS AND WARWICK WINNING AGAIN

Oct 08, 2014

Strictly Boardroom was the second winner for Watkins Racing for the 2014/15 season – both of whom have been partnered by Lucy Warwick this time at Belmont.Sent around in the $17,5000 1000m 0-68 event as a tightening $1.90 favourite the son of Irish stallion Bletchley Park led ...

WATKINS RACING BAGS ANOTHER WIN

WATKINS RACING BAGS ANOTHER WIN

Jun 04, 2014

Watkins Racing has made it three winners in five days with I’m A Bluebagger winning his second race at Pinjarra in the $15,000 Racing 4 September Handicap (1600m) on Thursday.With the stable having finished second in the opening race on the program they were left waiting till ...

NARROW BUT GUTSY WIN BY CALIFORNIA VALLEY

NARROW BUT GUTSY WIN BY CALIFORNIA VALLEY

May 31, 2014

Ben Paterson has punched home California Valley for his sixth career win – scoring in narrow style at Belmont Park on Saturday.At the son of Reset’s sixth run into his current campaign after a nine month layoff the horse has run into the placings on two of these occasions. ...

AL FAISAL RETURNS IN WINNING FASHION

AL FAISAL RETURNS IN WINNING FASHION

May 17, 2014

The lightly raced Al Faisal found himself back in the winners stall after more than ten months on the sidelines scoring in the $12,000 Narrogin Nationwide Jewellers Handicap (920m) at Narrogin on Saturday.Trained by astute horseman Bruce Watkins from his Bunbury base the grey ...